Resources from 2002
China’s WTO Accession—One Year Later
An overview of China’s social, economic, and religious situations on the first anniversary of China’s WTO accession.
The Call for an Ethical Society
Seeking a more ethical society through the implementation of quality of standards in Chinese business practices.
Social Change in the Church
How are the changes in China's economic and social sitution affecting the Chinese church?
Changes and Challenges
China after Joining the WTO
Examining the benefits and challenges of joining the WTO.
In light of the changes affecting China's economic and social situations, what issues need to be considered in bringing the gospel to China's unreached people groups?
God in China’s Marketplace
Holistic Entrepreneurs in China, Tetsunao Yamamori and Kim-Kwong Chan, A Review by John Swem
China’s New NGOs
250 Chinese NGOs: Civil Society in the Making, Nick Young ed., A Special Report from China Development Brief. A review by Jim Nickel
Serving Minority Groups in China through NGOs
Serving among minorities in China's southwest.
East-West Exchange Promotes Nonprofit Development in China
A report of the China Charity Federation's visit to the US in the fall of 2000.
Work as Ministry
Foreign Nonprofit Organizations and the Church in China
A brief description of some of the characteristics of effective nonprofit work in China illustrated with concrete examples of how this kind of work relates to gospel ministry.
A Parable for the New Century
Witnesses to Power, Stories of God’s Quiet Work in a Changing China by Tetsunao Yamamori and Kim-Kwong Chan, A review by Joshua Snyder
Women in China
Holding Up the Heavier Half of the Sky
A look at the changing role of women in China.
A New Marriage Law in China
What are the provisions found in the Revised Marriage Law and the implications of those provisions?
Impacting an Empire
The Morrison Center—a resource for those preparing to serve long-term in China.
Chinese Women in Transition
An overview of the changes in roles and opportunites for women in China.
Understanding China’s Intellectuals
Lessons from History
Cross-cultural workers in China service are increasingly aware of the strategic importance of reaching China’s urban intellectuals. Some of these intellectuals, often (mis)named “Cultural Christians,” have taken up Christian thought as a subject for serious academic study. At the same time, these are exciting, confusing days. China is stepping onto...
Sweet and Sour Lessons from Chinese History
Essential lessons from history for today's cross-cultural workers.
Building a Nation
Fuzhou Protestants and the Making of a Modern China 1857-1927 by Ryan Dunch. Reviewed by Jason Kindopp
Seeing China through the Lenses of History
The people of China view current events through two historical lenses.