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A New Christmas Film: Why the Nativity?

[The film] Why the Nativity? was made for everyone. Its creative approach to this classic story and cinematic quality will draw in both Christian and secular audiences. Enjoy a thought-provoking journey surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ. The film is available in English and with Mandarin subtitles. Start a new Christmas tradition with your family or church community!

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What We’re Listening To—Summer 2023

Check out our podcast recommendations for summer road trips and relaxation.

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Summer 2023 Reading List from ChinaSource

Dive in and enjoy our summer reading recommendations.

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Recording: Chinese Christian Posters in Early 20th Century China

I want to thank Daryl Ireland for delivering such an interesting and enlightening lecture. We were deeply blessed, and we hope that those who view this recording will be as well.

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How Christian Posters Shaped Evangelism in China, 1919–1950

Visions of Salvation—A Book Review

The Christian community contributed a third way to imagine national salvation, an equivalent force to the two major political parties, the Nationalists (KMT) and the Communists (CCP)…. Modernist and Fundamentalists… had a common political vision. They both embraced Chinese nationalism and portrayed Christ as the only power that could overcome imperialism.

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Public Lecture: Spreading the Gospel

Through Christian Posters in Early 20th Century China

Join us in April for a fascinating lecture on “Christian Posters in the Early 20th Century China.”


Spreading the Gospel: Christian Posters in Early 20th Century China

Lecture Recording

Posters were the most common visual imagery of Christianity in China from 1919 to 1949. In his lecture, Dr. Daryl Ireland showcased some of his collection of nearly 700 posters from both Protestants and Catholics and discussed how they are changing the way we think about Chinese Christianity.

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Summer Watch List

A Film Review Roundup

Six brilliant Chinese films for you to stream inside where it’s cool on hot summer days.

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A Film Review

What does it mean to pursue the “Chinese Dream”? And how can those of us who watch a film like Ascension move away from judgement and toward understanding and compassion for people struggling to achieve their dream?

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A Film Review

Found…is clear about its purpose—to tell the stories of three girls who are looking for the puzzle pieces of their identity.