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Women Contextualizing the Gospel in Cross-cultural Settings

Taking the gospel message into another culture requires culturally integrating it, without misrepresentation, into that specific culture. Bentley looks at six different aspects involved in contextualizing the gospel.

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Missional Mothering in China

This mother and ministry worker shares her personal encounters with God’s guidance, grace, and power throughout her varied experiences in pioneer church planting and raising a family in frontier areas of China.

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Lives Transformed and Treasured

Serving with an unreached people group, the author focuses on the wisdom needed as she and her family served these people. She gives examples of women whose lives were transformed and explains how, over time, that happened.

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Single Women Ministering in China

The author looks briefly at pertinent facts regarding a woman’s role in China, in the church, and for single women serving in the church. She details seven motivating factors that keep single women active in ministry.

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Saving China, Saving Ourselves: 1911–1965

History of Chinese Christianity in North America (2)

Tseng continues his narrative by recounting how events in China, mingled with events in the United States, influenced the development and growth of the Chinese church in the US with a focus on social justice, public witness, and biblical kingdom values.

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Transpacific Transposition: 1965 to Present

History of Chinese Christianity in North America (3)

The author brings us to the present by giving five factors that since 1965 have created the awakening and dominance of independent-minded and indigenous evangelicalism in North American Chinese Christianity.

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The “Model Minority” Myth in the Chinese American Church

Today's Challenges

In the United States, Asian Americans, including Chinese Americans, have been presented as sterling examples of immigrants who have ascended through the ranks to achieve the American dream. Lee explores this concept, how Chinese Americans see themselves, and the impact of this perception upon their faith and church life.

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Short-Term Missions in Africa with Chinese Diaspora Mission

Today's Challenges

Two short-term team members tell us their purpose, give us a model, and recount their experiences in Kenya. They hope to mobilize Chinese churches in North America and mainland China to send short-term and long-term missionaries to Africa as well as raise up diaspora Chinese missionaries from Africa.

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Chinese Christians of Chicagoland

The Experience of One American City—Chicago

The author was asked to take on a research project studying the Chinese Christians of Chicagoland with the purpose of discerning ministry trends of this diasporic faith community, assessing issues facing Chinese churches, and exploring ministry opportunities.

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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.