ChinaSource Quarterlies

Cities of China

Vol. 6, No. 1

Articles in this Issue


Unto the Least of These

For Xue Yunhao, a farmer and father of two in Shaanxi Province, repaying a government loan of 20,000 RMB was proving to be an insurmountable obstacle. Faced with medical expenses for his mother’s extended illness plus injuries he had sustained in an automobile accident, Xue fell hopelessly behind in his payments and ended up spending […]

Lead Article

God is Moving in the Cities of China

As the greatest rural to urban migration in history continues in China, God is at work. He is opening doors for Christians to impact the cities of China, and He is stirring up His people to go through those doors. God’s people, both inside and outside of China, are beginning to respond to the challenge […]

Supporting Article

The Gospel, Evangelism and Social Action in China

Some Considerations

The author moderates a series of conversations through questions as a means of looking for better ways to engage Chinese urban professionals. Here are some of the assumptions we are making that raise the questions we are tackling.

Supporting Article

Conversation Launchers

Expanding upon his previous article, "The Gospel, Evangelism and Social Action in China," the author asks and answers some penetrating questions.

Supporting Article

Tentmaking and Indigenous Urban Mission in China

Few rural evangelists and pastors have really given up their farms or relied on the churches for their living. The author explains more.

View From the Wall

Behind China’s Urbanization

The Chinese government’s release of its latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figure of $1,000 per person at the end of 2003 signifies that China is on the verge of becoming a world economic power. It also signifies that full-fledged urbanization has taken off. The traditional Chinese society, rooted in agriculture, is gradually diminishing and yielding […]

Peoples of China

Peoples of the Cities

The author takes us on a tour of some of the side streets of Beijing, showing us the diversity of people within the cities of China.

Book Reviews

Carving Out a New Life

Chinese Awakenings by James and Ann Tyson. Westview Press, 1995, 325 pp. ISBN, 0813324734, paperback. Cost: $28 at

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Brent Fulton

Brent Fulton

Brent Fulton is the founder of ChinaSource. Dr. Fulton served as the first president of ChinaSource until 2019. Prior to his service with ChinaSource, he served from 1995 to 2000 as the managing director of the Institute for Chinese Studies at Wheaton College. From 1987 to 1995 he served as founding …View Full Bio