Christianity in China

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End of an Era?

Welcoming a new reality even when it is at odds with the stories we have come to believe about China and about ourselves.

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From the Archives: A Series Roundup

In case you are new to the ChinaSource Blog or just missed these the first time around, here are a few of our recent series.

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When Our China Stories Ring Hollow

Thoughts about the violent demonstrations on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.

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Fervent Faith and Audacious Hope

Reflections on China Today and God’s Purpose

A Perspective on China for today.

Chinese Church Voices

China Christian Daily’s Top 10 News Stories of 2020

What news stories were Chinese Christians paying attention to in 2020?

Chinese Church Voices

Chinese Church Voices—Top 10 for 2020

The outbreak of Covid-19 in China and its effect on the church and people of China was the major story in 2020—but it was not the only story.

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Variations on a Theme

Our China stories are not merely descriptions of an objective reality manifesting itself in the Chinese church; they speak to where we believe China’s church is (or should be) going.

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Seeing Things Differently

In proposing that we need to get beyond the “persecuted church” narrative, I am not advocating . . . that we leave it behind completely, but rather that we recognize its limits.

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The Chinese Church’s Context May Be More Complex than You Thought

Without grappling with the complex social and political context of the Chinese church, we are not able to fully understand why the church itself is so complex or how to develop a proper relationship with the church in China.

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Seeing the Same China, but for Different Reasons

The Importance of Exegeting Our Christian Culture

It is possible to agree on many things about China, yet still talk past one another.