Resources from Spring 2012
God is Red
Liao Yiwu interviewed Christians in Yunnan Province and other parts of China to hear their stories and help the world understand the true spirit of China. In so doing, he also tells the story of the power of the gospel to change hearts and provide sustaining grace.
Faith Going Public
Urban Christians and Civic Participation in China
The authors review the origins and history of the house church movement then go on to discuss the current urban house church situation including civic engagement and Christian publications.
The Stranger on the Road to Emmaus
A presentation of the gospel in chronological form in simplified script Chinese.
For Such a Time as This
Exploring the current trend of many Mainland youth to receive their education outside of China, the authors examine cultural and societal issues that can help us understand the situations and challenges these students face as they study in Western countries.
The Future of Christianity in China
A Panel Discussion
The following is a panel discussion that explores the future of Christianity in China. It deals with both the problems and the opportunities facing the Chinese house church today. The panelists included Ezra Jin of Zion Church, Beijing; Man De, a scholar with China Ministries International; Daniel Li of Blessings...
The Chinese Church and the Global Body of Christ
Pastor Jin briefly looks at the history of the church in China and how it influences today's church as well as the changes the present-day church faces. He identifies six challenges facing the church and also looks to the future. In a side bar, he challenges the North American church....
China and the Global Church
Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Global China: Implications for the Church" (CS Quarterly, 2012 Spring).