Articles

Editorials

Loving the Liuxuesheng (留学生)

From the desk of the guest editor.

Supporting Article

Meet China’s Gen Z

Vol. 23, No. 3

The students from China’s Generation Z exhibit many characteristics differing from those of previous generations. The author identifies and describes these differences, then suggests ways that student ministries outside China can form relationships with these students.

Supporting Article

Adversity and Opportunity

Returnee Ministry and a Global Pandemic

Returnee ministry involves movement and connections. The author explains how these two factors have encountered adversity and opportunity during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Supporting Article

International Student Ministry in China

Is There Still Hope?

Given all that has happened in China due to COVID, Jones looks at the situation of international students studying in China: their current reality, their future, and the role the church plays.

Supporting Article

China Never Left Us

A campus ministry worker shares how, after living in China and heeding God’s call, he and his wife began a ministry during the COVID-19 pandemic that provides opportunities for Chinese students studying in the US to experience local places and connect with local people.

Lead Article

American Friendships with Chinese Students, 1847–1930

Bieler traces the history of the first Chinese students who came to study in the US. She details both the difficulties they faced at times from both China and the US, as well as the positive influence they have had in both nations.

Book Reviews

Chinese Students Return Home—To What?

Bieler shines a spotlight on the reception experienced by Chinese students as they settled back into their home locations. The story of these students educated in the US between 1850 and 1930 and the difficulties they faced is aptly and entertainingly told in this book.

Resource Corner

Two New Resources from InterVarsity International Student Ministry

A book and a game for connecting with Chinese International Students.

ChinaSource Perspective

Too Much for One Issue

A ChinaSource staff member describes a decades-old international student outreach to students in her neighborhood and references the long history of student ministry in China noting that the length and breadth of China-related student ministry were too great to deal with in just one issue of CSQ.

Lead Article

History of Student Ministry in China

Starting in 1818 and continuing to the present, the author provides an overview of the history of student ministry in China.