Resources in View from the Wall
The Present and Future of the BTJ Movement
A View from the Church in China
In the following article, I affirm Back to Jerusalem's (BTJ) significance and commend these principles to the people of the twenty-first century. BTJ is a missionary vision received by Chinese pastors in the 1940s.
Soul and Body
The Need for Medical Services
An overview of the medical services situation in China reveals that the needs are still great and the potential for Christians to make an impact medically and spiritually remains.
Little Flashlights Conquer Deep Darkness
Migrant workers' churches are a light in urban darkness, for both the migrant workers and the broader community. Like any light, they need recharging in to continue to shine brightly.
The Long Journey
The Road to the Protection of Human Rights of the Chinese People
Changes have occurred in China. The boundaries of acceptable behavior have begun to be more clearly defined by the rule of law. This has been especially noticed in the economic domain: the protection of the rights of the consumer. However, in other areas changes have not been so evident: areas...
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.
Behind China's Urbanization
The Chinese government's release of its latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figure of $1,000 per person at the end of 2003 signifies that China is on the verge of becoming a world economic power. It also signifies that full-fledged urbanization has taken off. The traditional Chinese society, rooted in agriculture,...
China, the Greatest Christian Nation in the World
China is on the road to becoming a world power. The question is not if it will, but rather what kind of influence it will exert on the world scene. What path will the nation take?
Changes and Challenges
China after Joining the WTO
Examining the benefits and challenges of joining the WTO.
Chinese Women in Transition
An overview of the changes in roles and opportunites for women in China.
Keys to Effectiveness in an Ever-Changing China
What is essential to serving effectively in China?
Getting Out of the Mud
As China’s rapidly changing market reform enters the 21st century, China’s educational reform, in contrast, seems to experience little change. Nevertheless, changes in education are occurring. While these changes have not caught the attention of many people, nonetheless, their meaning is more far reaching than most realize.
What We Chinese Fear Today
A tongue-in-cheek look at the fears of the people of China today and a final challenge.
Religion, Socialism, and Theological Construction
At first glance the theological debate occurring within China’s official church may appear to be primarily a matter of disagreement over doctrine. However, as with most everything in China, there is also a political side to be considered. It is important to understand this political angle in order to keep...
Email and Confucius
Is the rapid growth of the internet and information sharing technology a threat to the Chinese government?
Living Wisely in China
Understanding Chinese culture requires more than good language acquisition. The author explains four aspects of Chinese culture that are not easily understood by foreigners.