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Zooming to New Frontiers

How the Covid-19 shutdown and a 21st-century piece of technology were used to help change traditional forms of the Chinese church—at least for a while.

Chinese Church Voices

The Increasing Role of the Laity

For decades, the church in China has relied on lay people. Some would say this is an ideal situation in the church. Others would say that the phenomenon points to deeper problems within the Chinese church. To be sure, the pros and cons of the rise of laypeople are debated within the Chinese church.

Chinese Church Voices

Celebrating Easter across China

How did churches across China celebrate Easter? This article from China Christian Daily gives a flavor of some Easter celebrations in Three-Self registered churches in three different provinces.

Chinese Church Voices

Celebrating Palm Sunday in Gansu Province

Many churches in China are still unable to meet in person. However, this church was able to resume its services in time for Palm Sunday and Holy Week.

Chinese Church Voices

China’s Churches Celebrating the New Year

With the Covid-19 restrictions in place during the Spring Festival this year, how did China’s churches celebrate? China Christian Daily gives us glimpse of what the holiday was like for some churches in China.

Chinese Church Voices

Praying for Shijiazhuang

New outbreaks of COVID-19 in China just as the country prepares for Spring Festival.

Chinese Church Voices

China’s Churches Celebrate Christmas

With many churches in Beijing not being able to worship on site this year due to the pandemic one Christian tells of a Christmas Eve worship service that he was able to attend.

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Interview with Rev. Yoman Man

The Experience of One American City—Chicago

In this interview, Rev. Man, the Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Chinese Church in Villa Park, Illinois, tells of the growth of the church, how Chinese immigration has affected it, and the challenges it has faced.

Chinese Church Voices

Giving Thanks in a Shaanxi Church

As people in America were celebrating Thanksgiving last week, a church in Shaanxi province held its 14th annual Thanksgiving service. China Christian Daily tells how they celebrated.

Chinese Church Voices

As Churches Reopen in China (2)

Wu Zhonyi highlights two areas more areas in which believers have demonstrated great enthusiasm as churches reopen.