Resources from Autumn 2004
Broaden Your Purposes!
Short-term China Trips
Short-term China trips can have an impact beyond what is usually anticipated and often impact not only the Chinese but also the team members themselves and those who support and send them.
Avoiding Nightmares and Achieving Dreams through Partnership
Two principles for ensuring that the efforts made by overseas churches are effective and long lasting are explained with real examples of what can happen both when they are followed and when they aren't.
Reaching Urban Professionals
A Christian Chinese doctor stood with a small group of Chinese believers on the 20th floor of a hotel overlooking their city. He asked them to take a good look at the city below. "There are 400,000 people out there who have never heard the gospel," he said. "Unless we...
“China Today!” Events
Educate, Motivate and Mobilize
“China Today!” events—helping churches and communities across cities and regions inform and mobilize those who want to serve in China.
Jesus in Beijing
Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power, by David Aikman. Reviewed by John Peace
The Party’s Not Over
Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Serving in China," CS Quarterly, 2004 Autumn.
Examples of Cross-cultural Mission Trips in Scripture
Short-term trips in Scripture.
Keys to Effective Service in China
Four essentials for effective service in China.