Articles in this Issue
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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?
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.
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.
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.
Joann Pittman interviews “Tim,” a Zimbabwean student living in China, who shares his observations of similarities and differences between the two countries.
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.
Listen as Dr. Christopher Rhodes explores the issue of converted Chinese migrants returning home from Africa and the potential political ramifications.
Image credit: Africa by Irina Gheorghita via Flickr.
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