from 2022

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Happy New Year—2023!

As we begin the new year, let’s lift our eyes to the God of the nations and together worship him. And pray . . .


ZGBriefs | December 29, 2022

China says it will resume issuing passports and visas as virus curbs ease (December 28, 2022, NPR) The agency said it will take applications for ordinary visas and residence permits. It said the government will "gradually resume" allowing in foreign visitors and gave no indication when full-scale tourist travel from abroad might be allowed.

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God and His People at Work in China

No matter what is happening, God is always on the move.

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An Interview with a Missions Leader in China (3)

International mission agencies can offer guidance. We need guides. I don’t mean a simplistic, short-term orientation course. But neither do we need a boss who only gives commands and does not truly walk with us. I mean each missionary needs a genuine guide.

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This Changes Everything

The promise of Christmas is not that everything changes tomorrow, but that change is possible through Christ…It begins with the transformation of human hearts.


ZGBriefs | December 22, 2022

Expatriates Serving in China’s New Era: Recent Developments, Future Prospects (December 12, 2022, ChinaSource Quarterly) It is important to recognize that China today is not closed to expatriates. On the contrary, China still needs, and indeed welcomes, foreigners to work in many sectors of Chinese society. Under Xi Jinping’s leadership, China has, however, adjusted its regulatory processes and shaped the worldview of its officials in order to ensure that only the “right” kinds of expatriates are allowed to reside in China.

The Lantern

Immanuel’s Many Arrivals

December news from ChinaSource.

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An Interview with a Missions Leader in China (2)

My vision is for training with the goal of fruitfulness. There is a great movement happening in the Chinese church, but there isn’t a great deal of actual church planting happening. How do we help them to bear fruit?

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Café Encounters

A paradox—closed, yet an openness that I’ve never encountered before.


ZGBriefs | December 15, 2022

Facing Challenges, Chinese Churches in Europe Look to the Future (December 9, 2022, Christianity Today) The lack of churches to worship at isn’t the only problem that Chinese Christians are facing. Many Chinese churches in Europe are also trying to overcome challenges such as a “hometown association” mentality, a commercialist attitude toward church life, and difficulties in transmitting the faith to the younger generation.