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2006 China Business Conditions State of Affairs
A look at past and current business situations in China.
9 Best Practices for a Chinese Missionary Sending Organization
Strategies to Assist with Chinese Missionary Sustainability
The Chinese church passionately desires participation in missionary sending. Through a survey of the mission sending literature and field research with Chinese missionaries, nine best practices for Chinese mission sending are proposed that may facilitate long-term Chinese missionary sustainability.
A Beginner's Bibliography
A starting point for those anticipating service in China, this bibliography includes helpful works on China's history, parenting overseas, language learning, Christianity and works about contemporary China.
A Call to True Worship
HIV/AIDS is devastating many Chinese families. The government response is improving but limited. What can the church do?
A Century Later, Still Dominant
The Chinese Union Version of the Bible, published in 1919, remains the most dominant and popular translation used in China today. Here are some reasons why.
A Chinese Christian Critique of Confucianism
Chang provides a Christian understanding of the nature of Confucianism, its classics and the basic teachings of Confucius. This is followed by a critique of Confucianism from a biblical standpoint using classical theological categories (God, creation, man, sin and salvation and eschatology) to frame his comments. He also discusses a...
A Church on the Move
Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Urban Migration" (CS Quarterly, 2004 Winter).
A Cord of Four Strands
Churches Partner to Strengthen the Church in China
The story of churches partnering together to serve cross-culturally in China.
A Different Kind of Book Featuring China
Insights from Outside: Reflections from Mongolia, China & Siberian Russia by Mark AlexanderA word from Brent FultonMark's observations go beyond mere travelogue or commentary on the "weirdness" of other cultures. With warmth and humor he brings to life the peculiarities of places he has experienced (Mark's description of...
Adopting an Unreached People Group
A review of 首要推荐的100 个国内族群 (100 Priority Unreached People Groups in China) published by Mission China 2030. Edited by two Chinese missiologists and available only in Chinese, this prayer guide lists the top 100 unreached people groups in China with the purpose of encouraging China’s churches to adopt these groups. In...
Advance and Retreat
Opportunities and Challenges of Han Mission Work among Ethnic Minorities
A worker among ethnic minorities, Ella provides a brief summary of some advantages, challenges, and theological considerations she has experienced.
A Faithful Steward’s Freedom
The author looks at two lives, that of Samuel Pollard and her own, to help us understand how faithful stewardship of time, abilities, and finances can be used to joyfully serve our Master, Jesus Christ. Pollard, an English missionary who loved the Big Flowery Miao people of southwest China, gave...
Affluenza: A Documentary on Urban Consumerism
A look at the affects of affluence on American society with a view to better understanding what is happening in China today.
A Field Study of “The Church of Almighty God” Cult
The authors did a field study of The Church of Almighty God over several years. In their report they include excerpts from the writings of the “female Christ” found in The Scroll That the Lamb Opened. There are also quotes from several individuals they interviewed who had dealt directly with...
After Thirty Years
Jonathan reflects on his father's youth and his own youth as he looks ahead to the future of his infant son.
Against the Storm
Three Chinese peasant children amidst the largest population shift in world history
Three Chinese peasant children amidst the largest population shift in world history.
A Generation Saved; A Future Found
With attention placed on evangelization of adults, China's children and youth have been overlooked and few are being discipled for Christ. The author outlines the challenges facing the church, the consequences if action is not taken and realistic steps that can be put into practice.
A Glance at People with Disabilities in China
The author provides us with some statistics regarding disabled people in China and then looks at what the government and various organizations are doing to serve this segment of the population. She provides brief overviews of their situations in the areas of accessibility issues, laws, rehabilitation, education, employment and the...