Tag: Beijing Olympics 2008

Blog Entries

Remembering the 2008 Beijing Olympics

A Reading Round-up

Ten years ago I was in Beijing during the 2008 Olympic Games. I had been in the city since it was announced as the host, and watched it get ready— stadiums to construct; roads to build; subway lines to put in. The city transformed itself before our eyes.  

Blog Entries

The Lenses of History

The latest edition of the ChinaSource Quarterly explores the awareness (or lack thereof) Chinese Christians have regarding the history of Christianity in China, and how history influences the church today. This was not the first time we devoted a Quarterly to the issue of history. In the 2002 spring edition of the ChinaSource Quarterly (known at the time as the ChinaSource journal), we explored the question of how history influences the present in China. 

Peoples of China

The Chinese Athletes

Their Daily Lives and Futures

Dedication, difficulties, and questions about what's next following an intense but relatively short career.

Book Reviews

Pure Gold

Eric Liddell: Pure Gold by David McCasland. 

Reviewed by Wayne Martindale

View From the Wall

Are We Ready?

A View from Beijing before the Olympics

For the one-year countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, two musicians from Hong Kong contributed a song entitled "We Are Ready." The author takes these three words and turns them into a question. Are we ready? And, from that to extract the layers of readiness needed before the Games.

Supporting Article

Providing Community through Festivals

Community "festivals" can bring harmony and love.

Supporting Article

Dreams of a Chinese Sports Outreach

Sports events can become a means to encourage Christian service.

Lead Article

Benefits from Hosting the Olympic Games

The Olympic Games are bringing major changes to Beijing and to the nation.