Resources on Ethnic Minorities
ChinaSource Blog Posts
What You Need to Know
A brief but instructive history from the Oxford Research Encyclopedia.
Chinese Church Voices
Lahu Christians Celebrate Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is just around the corner for Americans, but for one minority tribe in China—the Christians of the Lahu people in Yunnan province—Thanksgiving came when with the harvest of their first fall crops.
The Tibetans in Gyairong Region
A Research Report
The author provides us with a research report on a Tibetan people group in the Gyairong region of Sichuan. He gives background and then traces his church’s involvement with this people group. He goes on to relate the history of missionary work among these people and lessons learned that can...
Technology and Unreached Peoples
Will the technological advances taking place in China effectively bring the good news to the unreached peoples of China?
“City Slickers” and “Country Bumpkins”
Are They People Groups?
Is the cultural divide between migrants and urban citizens yet another barrier to the gospel?
Waves of History
Thoughts on China’s Ethnic Minority Issue
What is meant by ethnic unity and why is it so important to China?
The Hidden China
An overview of the ethnic minorities of China and the background of how they have been categorized by the Chinese government.
Matters of the Heart . . . and the Nation
A Visit to the Big Flowery Miao
Daniel Wright spent two years in Guizhou, China on a fellowship that allowed him to study the people and societies of inland China. As he spoke with people, they expressed to him, in a variety of ways, the crisis of faith that has come with the erosion of belief in communism. The...
China’s Christian County
The Lisu of Fugong
The story of a Christian county in rural Yunnan.
The Untold Story
The Liberating Gospel in China, The Christian Faith among China’s Minority Peoples. by Ralph R. Covell. A review by Jim Ziervogel
God’s Love for the Minorities of China
As we consider the fact that the minorities of China constitute less than 7% of the population of that huge nation, we might be tempted to dismiss them as less important than the nearly 1.2 billion Han Chinese. However, that would not reflect the heart of God. The Bible makes...