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The ChinaSource Blog is a platform where China-ministry practitioners and experienced China-watchers offer timely analysis and insight on current issues relating to the church in China. Drawing from a broad spectrum of theological backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences in China, the blog offers a balanced and broad perspective on the issues of the day. The views represented are entirely those of the contributors; inclusion in the ChinaSource Blog does not imply or equal an endorsement by ChinaSource.

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Chinese Church Voices

Pray for the People of Henan

Henan province was hit by torrential rain last month resulting in widespread flooding that resulted in loss of life, dramatic rescues, and extensive damage. Christians in the area responded with pleas for prayer.

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From the Middle East to the Middle Kingdom

The Hui, an Introduction

Who are the Hui Muslims of China? Where did they come from, what are they like, and how are they being reached with the gospel of Jesus Christ?

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When a Canadian Swimmer Lit Up Chinese Social Media

Margaret MacNeil's win in the women's 100-meter butterfly this week drew attention not just because of what she accomplished but because of who she is.

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An Invitation from a Friend

A special invitation for ChinaSource readers.

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Learning from China about Student Ministry

A Reader Responds to the 2021 Summer CSQ

I have never been more convinced that the global church in the 21st century has much to learn from the Chinese church past and present. . . . Nyima Rongwu has lifted my eyes to learn from my Chinese brothers and sisters anew, and I am thankful.

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Zhengzhou!

For tragic reasons, the world has become familiar with the Chinese city of Zhengzhou this week. Torrential rain dropped a year’s worth of rain in four days, causing devastating floods that have killed dozens and left millions homeless.

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Returnees—A Topic Worth Revisiting

Returnees is a topic that we continue to return to. We have dedicated two issues of CSQ to the topic and we will be including an update on returnee ministry in the 2021 autumn issue. Why is this topic worth revisiting?

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Why Do Chinese Come to Faith?

An Infographic from InterVarsity International Student Ministry

Data regarding church growth in China repurposed for campus ministry among Chinese international students.

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Take Language Learning Seriously

A Book Recommendation

For many engaged in cross-cultural service (or preparing for it), language learning is often one of the most daunting tasks. Especially for those of us whose only experience is Spanish or French class in the American educational system, we are wholly unprepared, and most likely don’t even know where to begin.

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Prepping for the Olympics

To help our readers in their Olympic-watching prep, here is a story from Chinese Church Voices about a legendary Olympian—Li Yan, a short-track speed skating athlete and coach, who happens to be from China and happens to be a Christian.