Spring 2012

View From the Wall

Faith Going Public

Urban Christians and Civic Participation in China

The authors review the origins and history of the house church movement then go on to discuss the current urban house church situation including civic engagement and Christian publications.

Resource Corner

The Stranger on the Road to Emmaus

A presentation of the gospel in  chronological form in simplified script Chinese.

Peoples of China

For Such a Time as This

Exploring the current trend of many Mainland youth to receive their education outside of China, the authors examine cultural and societal issues that can help us understand the situations and challenges these students face as they study in Western countries.

Supporting Article

The Future of Christianity in China

A Panel Discussion

The following is a panel discussion that explores the future of Christianity in China. It deals with both the problems and the opportunities facing the Chinese house church today. The panelists included Ezra Jin of Zion Church, Beijing; Man De, a scholar with China Ministries International; Daniel Li of Blessings Foundation and Franklin Wang, a seminary student from Beijing.


China and the Global Church

Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Global China: Implications for the Church" (CS Quarterly, 2012 Spring).

Supporting Article

An Appeal to the American Church

A message from Pastor Jin to the American church