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China Christian Daily’s Top 10 News Stories of 2020

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

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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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The 70th Anniversary of the TSPM

The Three-Self Patriotic Movement celebrated its 70th anniversary last month. This write-up from China Christian Daily gives a snapshot of celebrations surrounding the event.

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Chinese Church Voices—Top Ten Posts of 2016

Are you wondering which posts you and your fellow readers enjoyed the most in 2016? Look no further; here is the list!

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The Violin Church

While officials in Zhejiang province are busy demolishing church buildings they deem to have been illegally built and removing crosses from the tops of churches, in Guangdong province a congregation has built itself a new church building in the shape of a violin! 

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Top Christian News Stories in China in 2015

What were the stories that generated the most buzz among Christians in China in 2015? The editors at Christian Times have identified the top Christian news stories in China for the past year. The following translation of the original article has been posted to China Christian Daily. It’s a good reminder of the discrepancy between what many in the West think must be “top of mind” for Christians in China and what actually is.

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Top Christian News Stories in China in 2014 (# 6-10)‬

Last week we posted part one of a translated article “Top Ten Christian News Stories in China in 2014”, highlighting stories #1-5. This week, we are posting the translation of the second half of the original article (from The Christian Times), with items #6-10: The Almighty God cult murders, the rise of ISIS and persecution of Christians worldwide, the government’s moves towards establishing rule of law for religion, a European Chinese church revival meeting, and a popular Christian singer.

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Top Christian News Stories in China in 2014 (#1-5)

On December 31, 2014, the mainland site Christian Times published a long article titled “Taking Stock at the End of the Year: Christian Times Top Ten Chinese Christian News Stories of 2014.” Topping their list, of course, was the ongoing church and cross demolition campaign in Zhejiang Province. But there were other events that caught the attention of believers in China, including a church scandal in Korea, a Mandarin-language evangelistic conference in Hong Kong, a celebration of the restoration of the church in Shenzhen, and the banning of two house churches in Foshan, Guangdong Province. We have translated the article and, since it is quite long, will publish it in two separate posts. 

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Protestantism and the Future of China

The article translated below is from a Chinese website called Urban Mission (jidutu123.com). In it the author ponders what role Protestantism can play in the future development of China. He begins by talking about the transitional nature of Chinas current social and political systems and where Chinas current reforms may or may not be headed. He then draws on the writings of German sociologist Max Weber to understand the current situation in China today, to the point of comparing contemporary Chinese society with the German Weimar Republic. Finally, he argues that the main contribution Protestantism can make to the development of China is constitutional government.

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A Pastor’s Reflections on the Asian Church Leaders Forum

A Beijing house church pastor shares his reflections on the Asian Church Leaders Forum in Seoul, South Korea.