Articles in this Issue
A Church on the Move
Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Urban Migration" (CS Quarterly, 2004 Winter).
Against the Storm
Three Chinese peasant children amidst the largest population shift in world history
Three Chinese peasant children amidst the largest population shift in world history.
Reflections on the Role of Migrant Labor
The following was written by Daniel Wright in 1998 while a fellow in the Institute of Current World Affairs living in inland China and studying its people and societies. His “Reflections” came after sharing conversations and experiences with migrants during a 35-hour train journey from China’s interior to the coast....
China’s Migrants and the House Church
A ChinaSource interview with Brother Min in 2002.
The Effects of Urban Migration on the Countryside House Churches in China
A summary of interviews with six senior leaders of two of the largest countryside house church movements in September, 2004.
View from the Wall
The Master's Embarrassment
As increasing numbers of peasants—among those who were to benefit most from Liberation—move to the cities seeking work and opportunities for improved lives, they continue to suffer discrimination and hardship.
Peoples of China
Urban migration has brought young women from mountainous regions in Yunnan into the provincial capital, Kunming, seeking work. They are also seeking freedom from fear and bondage and they are finding it in Jesus Christ.
Brent Fulton is the founder of ChinaSource. Prior to assuming his current position, 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 US director of China Ministries International, and from 1985 to... View Full Bio