Resource Corner

Further Reading and Listening on the Diaspora and Missions

Bamboo Pastors Podcast

Pastors Jalon Chan and Jon Mann “explore the joys and challenges of being English speaking pastors in the Chinese church.” Find them on your favorite podcast platform, and check out their Instagram and Facebook pages.

  • Episode 88: “Canadian Immigration with Keith Cheung.” Focuses on the impact of recent wave of HK immigrants on a suburban Vancouver, Canada church.
  • Episode 72: “Thriving Immigrant Churches with Dr. Peter Cha.” Dr. Cha, professor of Church, Culture, and Society at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL and the director of the Thriving Immigrant Congregations Initiative.
  • Episodes 28 and 29: “Chinese Heritage Churches with Enoch Liao.” What is a Chinese heritage church? Does the term accurately describe these churches’ identities?

SOLA Network YouTube channel

“A gospel-centered voice of Asian Americans.”

Asian American Christian Collaborative (AACC)

“We seek to address issues pertaining to Asian American Christians and Christianity, while remaining grounded in the historic Christian faith, rooted in Scripture, and in communion with the global Church. Our multimedia platform will offer resources that contribute to the development and understanding of Asian American theology, preaching, identity, mental health, current events, history, arts, and beyond.”

CCCOWE: Chinese Coordination Centre of World Evangelization Movement

CCCOWE “strives to be the bridge between different generations, east and west, new and old, and different denominations. We strive to bring together important and forward-looking voices on global mission and discipleship and connect Chinese Christian leaders around the world to respond to God-entrusted mission as one.” They hold gatherings, publish articles and podcasts, and keep church directories up to date. Resources are available in traditional and simplified Chinese and English.

“The Chinese Christian Diaspora in Britain and Its Impact on Chinese Missions”

Recorded lecture by Dr. Thomas Harvey, given at the Oxford Centro for Mission Studies. The lecture begins at about 1:40.

A Case Study of Diaspora Mission by Enoch Wan,

April 6, 2022, a video presentation at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama, part of World Christianity Focus Week.

Multi-Ethnic Outreach in the Silicon Valley: A Chinese Diaspora Reaches Out to Multi-Ethnic Diasporas

by Juno Wang

This free e-book includes Wang’s testimony of becoming a Christian and her journey as a cross-cultural worker in the US, working with multiple ethnic groups in California’s Bay Area and Silicon Valley.

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