Chinese Church Voices

Chinese Church Voices is an occasional 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

Lost on a Mountain, Found by God

A Tsinghua University graduate in automotive engineering felt lost in every area of his life until he was found by God on a snow-bound mountain in Qinghai Province.

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Challenges to Spiritual Maturity in a Connected World

Secularization affects the church everywhere and China is no exception. This conversation with an experienced pastor from East China points out that the connectedness of our current age contributes to the challenges of secularization and often hampers spiritual growth.

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One Who Waited for “Godot” but Found God

The next year went as hoped. I entered Peking University, and my father’s dreams were fulfilled. But the excitement was short-lived. Very quickly, my heart was restless again: What should my next step be? Take classes, join student organizations, make friends. . . My heart felt hollow.

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A Hydraulics Engineer Finds True Success

In the world’s eyes, I seemed successful. I had graduated from a famous university and stayed to teach there. . . . I wasn’t “left-over” in the marriage market and got married at the age of 26. If this was what a successful life looked like, then I’d rather give it all up, in exchange for the treasure I got after the age of 30—my Lord Jesus Christ.

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Protecting Children from Abuse

What Can the Church Do?

This year, just after Children’s Day on June 1, two horrific incidents involving the sexual abuse of girls were reported in China. In response to those incidents, this article from Gospel Times discusses what the church should do to help protect children and prevent sexual abuse.

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God’s Grace in the Life of a Peking University Grad

Through a period of increased study and consideration, and through joining fellowships and studying the Bible, I came to conclude that “the world was created” was the most reasonable answer to be found. I could no longer deny God’s existence.

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Three Trends in the Post-Pandemic Church in China (2)

“More small groups, more household-oriented, and more online.”

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Three Trends in the Post-Pandemic Church in China (1)

“More small groups, more household-oriented, and more online.”

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The Problem of Succession

An interview with a young pastor in central China.

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The Testimony of a Third Generation Believer at Peking University

I was born into a Christian family, but that did not mean that I naturally believed in God.