Church and State

Books

The Registered Church in China

Flourishing in a Challenging Environment

Wayne Ten Harmsel pulls back for Western readers the shroud of mystery surrounding Chinese registered churches. Through interviews with Chinese pastors, evangelists, and lay Christians, he provides a rare view of what it means to live in the shadow of both the government and the well-known house churches.

Blog Entries

Religious Activities by Foreigners

Draft Regulations

What's in the draft regulations and what might they mean for foreign Christians living in China?

Blog Entries

Sometimes a Textbook Is Just a Textbook

And not a sneak peek at a new Bible translation.

Resource Corner

The Registered Church in China

Flourishing in a Challenging Environment

This new publication, by Wayne Ten Harmsel, will soon be available. An excerpt from chapter three is included.

Editorials

Opening the Doors a Bit Wider

From the desk of the guest editor.

Chinese Church Voices

An Offer the Church Can’t Refuse

And then finding a way to respond online in China.

Chinese Church Voices

Cross Removals Continue

The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped cross removals in China. This article from China Christian Daily reports on one cross removal from a historic church in the city of Heifei.

Blog Entries

3 Questions: Sinicization or Chinafication?

More new religious regulations? What do they mean for the church in China?

Blog Entries

A New Phase of Christianity in Hong Kong

A New Phase in Hong Kong Part 2

Understanding and preparing for the new phase Hong Kong may soon be facing.