China and Africa
What is the current relationship between China and Africa, and what are its long-term implications? The author looks at the historical backgrounds and contemporary issues that address this question.
The China in Africa Podcast
Listen as Dr. Christopher Rhodes explores the issue of converted Chinese migrants returning home from Africa and the potential political ramifications.
Sino-African Relations and International Contexts
The authors provide a brief history of Sino-African relations and international contexts to give readers a deeper understanding of the evolution of China’s engagement with Africa and modern Sino-African relations.
Hand-in-Hand, Carving a New Imprint
With the recent influx of Chinese to Africa, how can the church stand in the gap and bring to these immigrants the gospel that will ultimately result in their reconciliation, not only with God but also with the Africans?
Challenges in Africa for Chinese Christian Workers
Chinese Christian workers in Africa find challenges that are formidable; this article looks at several of the major ones. Yet, despite these challenges, workers are making advancements for Christ’s kingdom.
Building Bridges through Language and Culture
Faith Wanjiku Mworia founded the Discovery Chinese Cultural Center in Nairobi, Kenya for the promotion of cultural and language exchanges between Kenyans and Chinese. She tells how the Center began and describes its outreach and desired outcomes.
An African in China
Joann Pittman interviews “Tim,” a Zimbabwean student living in China, who shares his observations of similarities and differences between the two countries.
Online Videos on the Church and Misuse of Authority
Four videos that deal with the abuse of power in the church.
The Church’s Greatest Crisis Comes from Inside
With the lack of pastoral ethics and recent church expansion, the use of power often becomes a problem. The causes of power abuse and the church’s response are explored.
Beyond Courageous Leadership and Servant Leadership
What Does Leadership Failure in the West Teach the Chinese Church?
The author looks at positive and negative results of both courageous and servant leadership. From Willow Creek Community Church and the moral failure of its pastor, he draws out lessons to be learned for China’s churches.
Not Ruling Over but Feeding the Sheep
Thoughts on the Boundaries of Authority and Power in the Chinese Church
What type of church structure would be best for China’s churches? Considerations include China’s historical church governance, the church’s place in society and government, and how to handle situations of power abuse.
When a Celebrity Pastor Falls, Will There Be Apostates?
A Book Review
This novel, in Chinese, is based on the life of Watchman Nee. It looks at his complex relationships as well as his thinking and that of those around him.
Being on Guard against “Spiritualized Political Correctness” in the Church
Spiritual political correctness is a form of legalism shrouded by an appearance of spirituality. While it shapes believers’ thoughts and behavior, over time it harms faith and the church and prepares the ground for the abuse of power by pastors. This requires our serious attention.
Red, Black, and Gray
Mapping Religion in China
This atlas provides a detailed examination of the religious landscape in China. In addition to its helpful maps, it includes detailed descriptions and analysis along with photographs depicting the religious life of China.
A ChinaSource Ebook Publication
This publication is a collection of selected essays written by Huo Shui over the years and previously published in ChinaSource Quarterly.
Articles to Read and Re-read
Key articles that have been published previously in the ChinaSource Quarterly, that treat current issues which will continue to be relevant in the future, are listed within the category to which they pertain. Also included is one full-length article dealing with change.