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.

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Chinese Church Voices—On Pause . . .

Chinese Church Voices (CCV) will be pausing, regrouping and be better able to listen.

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The Increasing Role of the Laity

For decades, the church in China has relied on lay people. Some would say this is an ideal situation in the church. Others would say that the phenomenon points to deeper problems within the Chinese church. To be sure, the pros and cons of the rise of laypeople are debated within the Chinese church.

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“Forced Marriage” and Spring Festival

A Christian Film Maker Explores the Pressure on Young People

An interview with Christian film maker Geng Haiying about his recently released documentary highlighting the problem of “forced marriages” in Chinese society today.

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Celebrating Easter across China

How did churches across China celebrate Easter? This article from China Christian Daily gives a flavor of some Easter celebrations in Three-Self registered churches in three different provinces.

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Celebrating Palm Sunday in Gansu Province

Many churches in China are still unable to meet in person. However, this church was able to resume its services in time for Palm Sunday and Holy Week.

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Bread of Life Bakery

Four young Christian women with physical disabilities share how they run the Bread of Life Bakery.

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Chinese Young People Seek to Improve Their Futures (2)

China is officially an atheist country, but that does not mean that there is not a vibrant spirituality in the country. Interest in New Age-type spirituality has soared in recent years in China. And, as this article from Territory points out, young people are particularly drawn to these practices.

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Chinese Young People Seek to Improve Their Futures (1)

China is officially an atheist country, but that does not mean that there is not a vibrant spirituality in the country. Interest in New Age-type spirituality has soared in recent years in China. And, as this article from Territory points out, young people are particularly drawn to these practices.

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A Chinese Pastor’s Perspective on Church of the Almighty God

Analysis of the beliefs and practices of Church of the Almighty God.

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China’s Churches Celebrating the New Year

With the Covid-19 restrictions in place during the Spring Festival this year, how did China’s churches celebrate? China Christian Daily gives us glimpse of what the holiday was like for some churches in China.