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Touring Three-Self Churches

Some Final Thoughts

But for me, the striking thing was the homogeneity of the churches over time and place. The churches and their pastors simply went faithfully about their business, the business of sharing and teaching their faith, and leading the people in worship—doing what the church is called to do.

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The West Gate Church in Kaifeng

A chat with an evangelist in an ancient capital of China.

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A Church in Nanyang

Conversations with the gatekeeper and the pastor.

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The Church in Ankang

Meeting the pastors of the church in Ankang, and an impromptu opportunity to share. 

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A Church in Guiyang

Continuing a tour of Three-Self churches, this stop in Guiyang. 

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Anshun City Protestant Church

Brief visits with a priest and a pastor in Anshun, Guizhou.

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A Tour of Three-Self Churches

Kunming—Trinity International Church

In the summer of 2011 I spent about two months traversing China from Kunming in the south to Hegang near the Russian border in the north visiting registered churches and interviewing the pastors.