Resources from 2007
Kingdom Business for Transformation
God is at Work by Ken Eldred. Reviewed by Brian Williams
The Right Leader Fits the Role
Leading an executive team is like working a living, jigsaw puzzle. You, your executives and your roles constantly change and grow in light of your vision and marketplace realities. Our organization has discovered a selection and development model of qualities and behavioral traits required of leaders for different executive roles...
The Spirit of the Enterprise
Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "CEOs in China" (CS Quarterly, 2007 Winter).
From a "Wolf Culture" to a "Lamb Culture"
China's mainstream business culture can be described as the "wolf culture." The author describes an alternative "lamb culture" that is needed to build a harmonious society in China.
Servanthood and Mentoring
A Personal Observation
What does it mean to serve and to mentor? What are the crucial elements of each?
China's New Social Class
A new social class has emerged in China, one that is impacting China and the world. The extreme wealth of the people's entrepreneurs has given them power and opportunity to influence and directly affect Chinese society on many levels.
Chinese Leadership in the 21st Century
A New Paradigm
The impact of Chinese leaders on the world has implications that reach not only the areas in which they are leaders but also into areas of spiritual influence as well.
China's Changing Population
In any attempt to analyze China's future, the country's demographics are part of the picture.
China in Transition
Transition to What?
Based on papers presented at the China 2020: Future Scenarios conference, the author identifies four scenarios and some key signposts that may indicate the direction China is heading in the future.
China in 2020
Considering the changes that are sweeping though China, what will China look like in 2020? How are these changes affecting the people of China?
The Coming Third Anti-Christian Movement?
Learning from Modern Chinese Intellectuals
China has always been an anomaly. She is open to the gospel, she is resistant to the gospel. She is hungry for things modern and Western, she is stubbornly proud of things traditional and Chinese. How do we make sense of all this? More importantly, how do we gauge the...
Greater China's Great Transformation
What is ahead for China in the coming years? What can we glean from China's past that helps us understand what may be ahead for China and for the church in China?
Preparing for the Future
A Tool for Strategic Planning
China 2020: Future Scenarios, A workshop report prepared by The National Bureau of Asian Research; held February, 2007 in Warrenton, Virginia. Forthcoming from ChinaSource. Reviewed by Tiger Lily
The Effects of China's Global Trajectory
The effects of China's increasing global influence and involvement is being felt both around the world and at home in China.
Globalization: Is Anybody Home?
Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in CS Quarterly, 2007 Summer.
China's Global Generation
What does the global generation look like in China? What implications are there for reaching this generation with the gospel?
Globalization and the Impact of Short-Term Teams for 2008
As the world becomes increasingly interdependent, the opportunity for short-term teams working in China increases. What impact will short-term teams have in 2008 when China is highlighted on the world's stage?
Globalization and House Churches in China
As globalization has affected the country of China, it has also affected China's house churches. The effects have been both positive and negative and will continue to impact the house churches well into the future.
China's New Reality: Globalization
The effects of globalization on all areas of life in China an overview that sees both the positive effects and the negative.
The Human Side of China's Staggering Transformation
Oracle Bones: A Journey between China's Past and Present by Peter Hessler. Reviewed by Chan-Kei Thong
Spiritual Leadership: Moving People on to God's Agenda by Henry T. Blackaby and Richard Blackaby. Reviewed by Jess Nelson and Chuanhang Shan
Turning a Corner in Leader Development in China
Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Training Leaders for the Church in China" (CS Quarterly, 2007 Spring).
Mentoring is a key element in transformational leadership development and is greatly needed in China as well.
True leadership development focuses on the leaders as people. The health and growth of the real person produces sound leadership.
Evaluating Leadership Development
What is needed to effectively evaluate the development of church leaders in China? To understand what is needed, the meanings of evaluation, leadership, and development are each discussed.
Developing the Next Generation of Christian Leaders in China
The rapid growth of the church in China has created a critical need for church leaders. Traditional, western models of leadership development are inadequate to meet the need. The challenges to leadership development and suggested best practices are discussed in light of the changes in China and potential future ministries....