Chinese Church Voices

Chinese Church Voices is a weekly column of the ChinaSource Blog providing translations of original writing by Christians in China. The views represented are entirely those of the original author; inclusion in Chinese Church Voices does not imply or equal an endorsement by ChinaSource.

Chinese Church Voices

Practical Tips for Pastoral Enrichment (2)

Once a pastor is involved in full-time pastoral ministry it can be challenging to continue learning and growing in God’s word and effective ministry methods. This article from ChurchChina shares the insights of several pastors who participated in a forum on how to continue learning.

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Giving Thanks in a Difficult Season

We thank him, not because of the blessings we receive from him, but because of who he is at all times.

Chinese Church Voices

Practical Tips for Pastoral Enrichment (1)

Once a pastor is involved in full-time pastoral ministry it can be challenging to continue learning and growing in God’s word and effective ministry methods. This article from ChurchChina shares the insights of several pastors who participated in a forum on how to continue learning.

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Serving Believers in Flooded Shanxi

The story of how a church in JieXiu responded to the needs of a church and believers, devastated as a result of the torrential rains and flooding in Shanxi province.

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Strengthening a Neglected Area

A respected Chinese Christian scholar spoke online in October 2021 about the value of reading biographies of foreign missionaries and the need for Chinese research on early missionaries and church history.

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Does Christian Faith Affect Parenting?

An associate researcher in sociology asked the question, “Does Christian Faith Affect the Way of Parenting?" This article from the Christian Times discusses his findings.

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A Repentance Story

Testimony of a Post-90s Preacher

Young adults in China struggle with many of the same issues their counterparts in other parts of the world face. Here a young man tells of his desire to live his own life and find a well-paid, respected career. Seven years of wandering prepared his heart to respond to the gospel.

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China’s Aging Population and the Church

Part of the impact of the pandemic in Yangzhou was felt among the elderly gathering in mahjong halls. This has prompted the Christian Times to consider the ways that the elderly are spending their free time and how the church might contribute positively to their well-being.

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We Are in the Lord’s Care

The Testimony of a New Mother

As her life and the life of her new-born daughter are threatened, a new mother recognizes that their lives are in God’s hands, and she can trust him.

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Churches Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival

Last week Chinese communities throughout China and abroad celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival, eating mooncakes and admiring the full harvest moon. China Christian Daily tells of three churches that joined the celebrations during the month.