Articles

Editorials

Packing a Punch!

From the desk of the guest editor.

Lead Article

An Overview of the History of Chinese Christian Communities in New Zealand

Vogel describes the history of Christian mission and ministry among the Chinese in New Zealand. He tells us what has been accomplished in the past, what the present situation is, and new areas of challenge that have emerged.

Supporting Article

Chinese Churches in New Zealand Today

The author gives an overview of the development in the Chinese church in New Zealand. Recently, God has been building a spirit of unity. The author believes that New Zealand may soon become a base for Chinese missions.

Supporting Article

Reaching the Second Generation

Children of Chinese immigrants face unique challenges growing up in New Zealand. Based on their experience, the authors address these issues and discuss ways to share the gospel with these young people.

Supporting Article

Neglected Kinsmen in the Pacific Islands

Many Chinese from diverse backgrounds have migrated to the Pacific Islands. Few of them have become Christians. The Pacific Islands Chinese Mission Conference gatherings have helped coordinate ministry to these Chinese people.

Supporting Article

“Kiwis” in the Middle Kingdom

New Zealanders Serving God’s Mission in China from 1877 to 1953 and Beyond

Yuan provides an extensive overview of early mission work in China done by New Zealanders. She acquaints us with mission agencies and some of the missionaries as she describes how the work progressed.

Supporting Article

Testimony of an Old Immigrant

John Zhou, who migrated to New Zealand over twenty-five years ago, tells us how his faith in Christ became truly personal and intimate. As a result, he has decided to live the second half of his life differently.

Book Reviews

Exploring New Zealand’s Rich Christian Heritage

Bible & Treaty: Missionaries among the Māori—A New Perspective: A Book Review

Bible & Treaty tells the story of how the gospel first came to the Māori and details the rich Christian heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand. In addition, it is a story that resonates with the story of mission in China and elsewhere.

ChinaSource Perspective

A Glimpse of What God Is Doing Down Under

There is a renewed sense that God is calling the Chinese church in New Zealand to be part of the global advancement of the gospel.

Editorials

The Struggles and Strengths of China’s Migrant Workers

From the desk of the guest editor.