ChinaSource Quarterlies

Telecommunications and Technology

Vol. 2, No. 4

Articles in this Issue


On the Way to the Future

The editor's perspective.

Lead Article

Telecommunications and the Internet in China

Among developing countries, China is number one in the pace at which telecommunication services and the Internet are being developed. These developments will contribute enormously to China’s modernization and integration into the global economy and may have significant domestic social and political impact. 

Supporting Article

Deploying Appropriate Technology

The church in China is already using new technology in minsitry. Is it effective? Are there principles to be followed in using technology to convey the gospel?

Supporting Article

Information, Relationships, and Confidentiality

A look at the implications for managing information for the church and those serving overseas.

Supporting Article

Taking a New Look

In their recent book, Changing the Mind of Missions, James Engel and William Dyrness provide a challenge to the Western missions movement that is timely and on-point for all involved in seeking to advance the kingdom of God, and especially relevant to those of us whose focus is on China.

View From the Wall

Email and Confucius

Is the rapid growth of the internet and information sharing technology a threat to the Chinese government? 

Peoples of China

Technology and Unreached Peoples

Will the technological advances taking place in China effectively bring the good news to the unreached peoples of China?

Book Reviews

Understanding China

Contemporary China by Alan Hunter and John Sexton.

Reviewed by Kim-kwong Chan

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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