Church Life

Chinese Church Voices

Training Disciples in China

I believe that the present-day pastor needs to demonstrate that he is a disciple of Christ by living a real life in a real way, and making sure other people can see that lifestyle, providing an example that believers can refer to, imitate, and follow.

Chinese Church Voices

A Pastor’s Vision for Small Groups

Introducing and sustaining small group pastoral ministry in rural China.

Chinese Church Voices

Easter in Shanghai during the Lockdown

Easter in Shanghai this year was unusual and difficult. Yet Christians found ways to celebrate Easter and serve others during the lockdown.

Chinese Church Voices

Churches in China Prepare for the New Year

The first day of the Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, is next week. Churches in China have been busy preparing for the holiday. These two articles from China Christian Daily tell of three churches that prepared and distributed free New Year couplets to bless their congregations and proclaim God’s love.

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Christmas Was Different for Chinese Churches

A look at how churches in China thought about and prepared to celebrate Christmas during the pandemic.

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A Jilin Church Gives Thanks

Giving thanks through dance, song, praise, testimony, drama, and the preaching of the Word.

Chinese Church Voices

Serving Believers in Flooded Shanxi

The story of how a church in JieXiu responded to the needs of a church and believers, devastated as a result of the torrential rains and flooding in Shanxi province.

Chinese Church Voices

Churches Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival

Last week Chinese communities throughout China and abroad celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival, eating mooncakes and admiring the full harvest moon. China Christian Daily tells of three churches that joined the celebrations during the month.

Blog Entries

The Pandemic’s Impact on Sunday School in China

Being a Christian in China is never easy, leading our children to Jesus is even harder. During the pandemic, Sunday school for kids faced a variety of challenges.

Blog Entries

Returning Home—The Chinese Church in Transition

Many Chinese believers enter the church at times of personal crisis. Financial troubles, broken relationships, health emergencies—real world trials often reveal to Chinese people the fractured nature of their safety nets, as friends, family, and the state fail to provide them with what they need. These moments of brokenness can be used by God to open people’s hearts to their own weakness and God’s strength.