Sharing the gospel with Muslims, including Chinese Muslims, takes a lot of cultural sensitivity. “The First and Last Sacrifice” is one method of sharing the story of Jesus which incorporates references to the Quran, Arabic names, and Islamic concepts to reach Muslims for Christ.
The Woman at the Well as a Model for Evangelism
Engaging with Chinese Muslims requires building relationships through intentional, informal, and interactive conversations. Following Jesus' example with the Samaritan woman, we can find points of contact, steer discussions towards spiritual matters, reveal their need for salvation by confronting their sins with compassion and humanity, share the gospel story, and invite a decision to follow Christ.
Dr. Harris and Reed’s relational approach applies for individuals to begin relationships with Chinese people in various online spaces and understand their needs. The content of the book needs to be further contextualized for a local Chinese audience, where relationship building will have more nuances in both cultural and digital landscapes.
Old-School Tech Beats Modern Monitoring
What if I told you there was a safe, secure way in which information can be received by people in China? It cannot be easily turned off or blocked, it cannot be traced, it leaves no digital footprint, and best of all, it cannot be censored or edited.
The author gives an overview of the development in the Chinese church in New Zealand. Recently, God has been building a spirit of unity. The author believes that New Zealand may soon become a base for Chinese missions.
Many Chinese from diverse backgrounds have migrated to the Pacific Islands. Few of them have become Christians. The Pacific Islands Chinese Mission Conference gatherings have helped coordinate ministry to these Chinese people.
New Zealanders Serving God’s Mission in China from 1877 to 1953 and Beyond
Yuan provides an extensive overview of early mission work in China done by New Zealanders. She acquaints us with mission agencies and some of the missionaries as she describes how the work progressed.
Bible & Treaty: Missionaries among the Māori—A New Perspective: A Book Review
Bible & Treaty tells the story of how the gospel first came to the Māori and details the rich Christian heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand. In addition, it is a story that resonates with the story of mission in China and elsewhere.