Articles in this Issue
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?
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.
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.
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.
Joann Pittman is senior vice president of ChinaSource 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 of Northwestern-St. Paul …View Full Bio