“We need to have the confirmation and confidence in the Lord that our first identity is as followers of Jesus, not as Chinese immigrants, businessmen, elders, founding pastors, or church-building pastors. Our most important identity is in our union with Christ.”
Discussing the Chinese Diaspora in New Zealand
To learn more about the Chinese diaspora in New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands, Joann Pittman interviewed Peter Anderson, editor of the spring 2022 issue of ChinaSource Quarterly.
A Look at the Chinese Diaspora in Southern Africa
What an exciting prospect to see Chinese people, who are themselves “scattered people,” raised up to not only reach their own in effective outreach and discipleship multiplication, but to also see them reaching out to the many unreached people groups in their new surroundings.
A Reader Responds
A reader discusses the similar challenges faced by second generation Chinese youth in the US and New Zealand. He concludes with an overview of strategies that might help Kiwi churches minister to the needs of their second generation.
From the desk of the guest editor.
Vogel describes the history of Christian mission and ministry among the Chinese in New Zealand. He tells us what has been accomplished in the past, what the present situation is, and new areas of challenge that have emerged.
Children of Chinese immigrants face unique challenges growing up in New Zealand. Based on their experience, the authors address these issues and discuss ways to share the gospel with these young people.