Contemporary Society

Chinese Church Voices

“Lying Flat” for Those Who Follow Jesus

Though there is value in living a simple life of “lying flat”—not being bound by worldly desires—only through knowing God will you gain true freedom and true rest. Only then will your soul truly “lie flat.”

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When a Canadian Swimmer Lit Up Chinese Social Media

Margaret MacNeil's win in the women's 100-meter butterfly this week drew attention not just because of what she accomplished but because of who she is.

Chinese Church Voices

Where Can Young People Turn? (3)

A Chinese Christian counselor talks about the current emotional plight of Chinese young people and provides penetrating analysis that is helpful to better understand the challenges that Chinese young people face today.

Chinese Church Voices

Where Can Young People Turn? (2)

A Chinese Christian counselor talks about the current emotional plight of Chinese young people and provides penetrating analysis that is helpful to better understand the challenges that Chinese young people face today.

Chinese Church Voices

Where Can Young People Turn? (1)

A Chinese Christian counselor talks about the current emotional plight of Chinese young people and provides penetrating analysis that is helpful to better understand the challenges that Chinese young people face today.

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Golden Goose: The Story of a Peasant Family in Western China

A Book Review and Interview

A three-generational story of a rural Sichuanese family.

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Online Meeting Platforms

As the world ground to a halt this year due to the COVID pandemic, have you wondered what it would have been like to get through this without the internet?

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Dreams and Disillusionment

Shanghai Free Taxi: A Book Review

If you’ve lived in China (Shanghai, particularly), you’ll love Shanghai Free Taxi. If you’re making plans to go to China, it’s a great introduction. If neither, read it anyway. You'll smile and learn stuff along the way!

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Now We Know

The shared experience of sharing space. 

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Where Did They Get That Idea?

Eploring the parallels of two different New Year celebrations.