New Era and New Roles
Changes and Issues for Chinese Ministries in a New Context
Changes in China over the past ten years are dictating changes for the church in China. Kim reviews the main areas of change and the ways these have affected the churches. Then he looks at new roles for both workers from overseas and China’s churches.
A Decade of Change and Future Prospects
Bryant outlines the four areas in which China has most changed over the past decade. He discusses what these involve and their significance for the church in China.
Member Care for Mainland Chinese Missionaries
Breaking New Ground in a Developing Field
Generational, cultural, and personal issues create challenges and advantages for Chinese cross-cultural missionaries and point to the need for member care. How can this need be met?
An Overview of the History of Chinese Christian Communities in New Zealand
Vogel describes the history of Christian mission and ministry among the Chinese in New Zealand. He tells us what has been accomplished in the past, what the present situation is, and new areas of challenge that have emerged.
Thinking about Multiplying Migrant Worker Churches in Urbanizing China
After an overview of current trends in migrant worker population growth throughout China, read about the ways that urbanization has influenced the expansion of migrant churches. Finally, discover five ideas to multiply migrant churches.
China’s Reforming Churches, Continued
The author describes the distinctives of Reformed churches as well as some of the difficulties Reformed churches in China have faced in their commitment to Reformed theology. He highlights three observations about life and ministry in China’s reforming churches.
American Friendships with Chinese Students, 1847–1930
Bieler traces the history of the first Chinese students who came to study in the US. She details both the difficulties they faced at times from both China and the US, as well as the positive influence they have had in both nations.
History of Student Ministry in China
Starting in 1818 and continuing to the present, the author provides an overview of the history of student ministry in China.
Women in Ministry in China
The Past 50 Years
The author provides an overview of women’s roles in the church over the past 40 to 50 years of its relatively open development in China. She notes the meaningful contributions women have made, challenges they face, and suggestions for dealing with them, as well as the role of outsiders.
The Christian World They Made Together: 1850–1911
History of Chinese Christianity in North America (1)
The author explains the growth of the Chinese diaspora and Chinese immigration to the United States and Canada as well as the events that gave birth to North American Chinese Christianity.