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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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The Vital Role of Chinese Women in Evangelism

[T]he story of Christianity in China cannot be told without acknowledging the female evangelists and pastors who built the Chinese church.

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A Conversation from Down Under

3 Questions Video Interview with Peter Anderson

Learn more about the Chinese diaspora in New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands with Peter Anderson, editor of the spring 2022 issue of ChinaSource Quarterly and our own Joann Pittman.

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No Need to Pack for a Dream Trip to China

Travel to China may be difficult, but we can still dream. If you could pick six Chinese cities to visit, where would you go?

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Chinese Christian History 101

Darkest Before the Dawn: A Book Review

Anyone looking for a brief overview of Chinese Christian history should check out Richard Cook’s Darkest Before the Dawn. In addition to orienting readers to the major events of Christian missions in China, there is an extensive bibliography for further reading.

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Is the Door Slowly Opening?

In recent weeks there have been encouraging (even exciting to some) signs that the door to China is beginning to open, just a crack.

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A COVID-Fatigue Antidote

Wherever you are in this (third) summer of pandemic, may the Lord make his face to shine upon you.

Chinese Church Voices

Three Trends in the Post-Pandemic Church in China (2)

“More small groups, more household-oriented, and more online.”

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A Visit to Shaoshan and What I’ll Not Forget

Many Chinese see Mao Zedong as a hero, while many Westerners see him as anything but. However, to understand China's new era, we must try to understand why the Chinese people continue to honor Mao and his legacy.

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Summer Watch List

A Film Review Roundup

Six brilliant Chinese films for you to stream inside where it’s cool on hot summer days.

Chinese Church Voices

Three Trends in the Post-Pandemic Church in China (1)

“More small groups, more household-oriented, and more online.”