Resources from Autumn 2015
Changing China, Changing Roles, Unchanging Commission
Foreigners in China Today
The changes in China are both positive and negative, and they require us to rethink the kinds of foreign Christians who are still needed in that country. Some kinds of foreigners are not needed while there is a great need for another kind—those who exemplify biblical values and priorities in...
Christianity in China in the Context of Global Christianity
Chinese Christians have a unique place in global Christianity and are entering into deeper conversations with Christians worldwide. What do they offer each other? One of the greatest challenges to global Christianity is navigating fragmentation and diversity. Another significant challenge is interaction with people of other religions. How can Chinese...
Encouragement and Advice from our Chinese Colleagues
An anonymous, small-scale study done by an agency among its Chinese coworkers provides insight into benefits foreign workers bring to their workplace or team as well as advice for improving relationships with their team members and friends.
Walking with Leaders
A Podcast Series
ChinaSource Conversations Walking with Leaders: Coaching in China, Navigating Culture The first in a series of podcasts.
A New Understanding of the Relationship between Christianity and Chinese Culture
The Missionary's Curse and Other Tales from a Chinese Catholic Village by Henrietta Harrison. Reviewed by Andrew Kaiser Harrison recounts the story of Catholicism in a small village in Shanxi, from its initial arrival at the opening of the seventeenth century right up to the present. She uncovers insights regarding the...
Understanding and Engaging with the Post-Eighties Generation
In China, the “post-eighties” denotes those who are were generally born during the 1980s. They are the earliest generation of those who became known in the West as the “Little Emperors” of China. Typically, they were raised in a family environment where all adults focused their attention on their only...
Some Things Change, Some Are Timeless
The author shares how his worldview has changed over the decades and how his relationships with others have changed as a result of this. As China continues to develop and grow, its need for foreign interaction will change. The deepest benefit foreign believers can bring is the benefit of a life...