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.
What is the current relationship between China and Africa, and what are its long-term implications? The author looks at the historical backgrounds and contemporary issues that address this question.
Listen as Dr. Christopher Rhodes explores the issue of converted Chinese migrants returning home from Africa and the potential political ramifications.
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With the recent influx of Chinese to Africa, how can the church stand in the gap and bring to these immigrants the gospel that will ultimately result in their reconciliation, not only with God but also with the Africans?
The authors provide a brief history of Sino-African relations and international contexts to give readers a deeper understanding of the evolution of China’s engagement with Africa and modern Sino-African relations.
Chinese Christian workers in Africa find challenges that are formidable; this article looks at several of the major ones. Yet, despite these challenges, workers are making advancements for Christ’s kingdom.
Faith Wanjiku Mworia founded the Discovery Chinese Cultural Center in Nairobi, Kenya for the promotion of cultural and language exchanges between Kenyans and Chinese. She tells how the Center began and describes its outreach and desired outcomes.
Joann Pittman interviews “Tim,” a Zimbabwean student living in China, who shares his observations of similarities and differences between the two countries.
The Real Story of China in Africa
The reviewer discusses the author's argument that China has created her own path for aid, how this is working in Africa and what it means for the continent.