ChinaSource Quarterlies

The 2008 Beijing Olympics

Vol. 10, No. 2

Articles in this Issue


Countdown to Glory

Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Beijing 2008" (CS Quarterly, 2008 Summer).

Lead Article

Benefits from Hosting the Olympic Games

The Olympic Games are bringing major changes to Beijing and to the nation.

Supporting Article

Providing Community through Festivals

Community "festivals" can bring harmony and love.

Supporting Article

Dreams of a Chinese Sports Outreach

Sports events can become a means to encourage Christian service.

View From the Wall

Are We Ready?

A View from Beijing before the Olympics

For the one-year countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, two musicians from Hong Kong contributed a song entitled "We Are Ready." The author takes these three words and turns them into a question. Are we ready? And, from that to extract the layers of readiness needed before the Games.

Peoples of China

The Chinese Athletes

Their Daily Lives and Futures

Dedication, difficulties, and questions about what's next following an intense but relatively short career.

Book Reviews

Pure Gold

Eric Liddell: Pure Gold by David McCasland. 

Reviewed by Wayne Martindale

Resource Corner

China Games: Prayer Journal

A 40-day prayer journal for the China 2008 games.

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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