from 2009

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A Look Back to Look Forward

A Decade of ChinaSource

A word from the managing editor.

Lead Article

A Big Piece of the Puzzle

Among all debates and controversies about the Back to Jerusalem (BTJ) phenomenon, the issue of training Chinese missionaries seems to have fallen on the sidelines. More attention has been given to issues such as the controversial number of 100,000 missionaries, abuse of the genuine grass-root missionary spirit, and who has the right to represent BTJ. Despite the legitimacy of all these concerns, traininga critical component that determines the outcome of missionshas not been given enough attention.

Supporting Article

Challenge of Returning Chinese Scholars

With the number of Chinese scholars studying abroad increasing and many of them coming to faith in Christ, understanding the challenges they face in returning to China is vital for their ongoing spiritual growth. What is being done to deal with those challenges?

Supporting Article

China through the Lenses of History

The people of China view current events through two historical lenses.

Peoples of China

The Growing Church in China’s Cities

A look at the urban church today (2009).


These Next Ten Years

The editor's  perspective...

ChinaSource Quarterlies

Looking Back to Look Forward

A Decade of ChinaSource

Winter 2009

Book Reviews

A New Appreciation for a Genuine Understanding of People and Culture

A Book Review

China: Ancient Culture, Modern Society by Peter Xiaoming Yu and G. Wright Doyle. 

Reviewed by Tricia Bølle

Peoples of China

The Unique Role of Foreigners in Present Day China

Who are the foreigners that have gone to China in the past and today?

View From the Wall

What Churches in China Need Today

The Living Water

There are key areas that agencies need to consider for their involvement in China to be effective and lasting.