Recently Added Resources

The Resource Library is where you will find the latest resources from across our publications.

Blog Entries

Theology in a Chinese Idiom

A Webinar on Reshaping the Conversation

Join us for a discussion of theology as an "idiomatic activity," expressing Christian thought in ways that are natural to a cultural native, looking specifically at key cultural material in Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism.

ZGBriefs

ZGBriefs | May 6, 2021

Will Easing of Student Visa Restrictions Rekindle China-US Exchanges? (May 5, 2021, The Diplomat) It’s a step in the right direction, but there are still substantial hurdles – both logistical and political – for Chinese students to come to the U.S.

Blog Entries

Honoring Mothers—In China

Mother's Day. A good time to celebrate mothers.

Webinars

Christian Theology in a Chinese Idiom

A Webinar on Reshaping the Conversation

The Christian theological conversation spans two millennia. Recently, however, more and more scholars have begun to recognize that, in the words of Andrew Walls, "the theological agenda is cultural induced; and the cross-cultural diffusion of Christian faith invariably makes creative theological activity a necessity." What does that look like in practice? Doesn't that lead to syncretism? Can't we just teach a pure gospel?

Chinese Church Voices

Chinese Church Voices—On Pause . . .

Chinese Church Voices (CCV) will be pausing, regrouping and be better able to listen.

Blog Entries

Bamboo in Mist

A Book Review

For those seeking a better understanding of Chinese spirituality, this book provides a collection of insightful snapshots.

Blog Entries

Acknowledging and Managing the Tension

A Reader Responds to “Women and the Missio Dei in China”

Five tensions women face serving in the Missio Dei.

ZGBriefs

ZGBriefs | April 29, 2021

US Relaxes Entry Restrictions on Students Traveling From China (April 28, 2021, Sixth Tone) Finally, Chinese people traveling to America for school won’t have to take a 14-day detour in a country not affected by the Trump administration’s travel bans.

Blog Entries

Taking Ourselves (and the Gospel) Seriously

Many of the China stories told by Christians inside and outside China are uplifting accounts of faith, of changed lives, and loving communities. There is clearly a disconnect between these voices and those that have unfortunately become mainstream within some evangelical circles. When it comes to their rhetoric about China and the Chinese, it is time for these Christian leaders to take themselves, as well as the gospel, seriously.

Chinese Church Voices

The Increasing Role of the Laity

For decades, the church in China has relied on lay people. Some would say this is an ideal situation in the church. Others would say that the phenomenon points to deeper problems within the Chinese church. To be sure, the pros and cons of the rise of laypeople are debated within the Chinese church.