Articles in this Issue
From the desk of the guest editor.
Bieler traces the history of the first Chinese students who came to study in the US. She details both the difficulties they faced at times from both China and the US, as well as the positive influence they have had in both nations.
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The students from China’s Generation Z exhibit many characteristics differing from those of previous generations. The author identifies and describes these differences, then suggests ways that student ministries outside China can form relationships with these students.
Returnee Ministry and a Global Pandemic
Returnee ministry involves movement and connections. The author explains how these two factors have encountered adversity and opportunity during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Is There Still Hope?
Given all that has happened in China due to COVID, Jones looks at the situation of international students studying in China: their current reality, their future, and the role the church plays.
A campus ministry worker shares how, after living in China and heeding God’s call, he and his wife began a ministry during the COVID-19 pandemic that provides opportunities for Chinese students studying in the US to experience local places and connect with local people.
Bieler shines a spotlight on the reception experienced by Chinese students as they settled back into their home locations. The story of these students educated in the US between 1850 and 1930 and the difficulties they faced is aptly and entertainingly told in this book.
A book and a game for connecting with Chinese International Students.
Joann Pittman is Vice President of Partnership and China Engagement and editor of ZGBriefs. Prior to joining ChinaSource, Joann spent 28 years working in China, as an English teacher, language student, program director, and cross-cultural trainer for organizations and businesses engaged in China. She has also taught Chinese at the University …View Full Bio