Tag: Chinese Church History

Chinese Church Voices

Strengthening a Neglected Area

A respected Chinese Christian scholar spoke online in October 2021 about the value of reading biographies of foreign missionaries and the need for Chinese research on early missionaries and church history.

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The Importance of Praying for the Work

A Pamphlet from 1910

Excerpts from a pamphlet from an earlier era selected to encourage new generations of readers to persevere in prayer on behalf of the work in China and around the globe.

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100 Years of God’s Protection and Guidance (Part 2)

Policies and Plans in Favor of Christianity

Christianity faces adversities in China. But God has used some of those unfavorable conditions to accelerate church growth. Thistles and thorns are not the only plants on the path of evangelism. We have simply ignored the little daisies growing along the way.

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100 Years of God’s Protection and Guidance (Part 1)

Turning Adversities into Blessings

History has convinced me that God cares about China in his missional plan. This anniversary carries spiritual meaning when we see that the Chinese church has witnessed God’s protection and guidance over the past 100 years.

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The Chinese Church in Transition

In my view, from the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976 to the present, the development of the Chinese church (primarily the house church) has gone through roughly three phases.

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Youth Hymns and Chinese Christian Hymnody in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Youth Hymns played a significant role in Chinese Christian hymnody and continues its legacy in the twenty-first century. This is the story.

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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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The TSPM—Seeing Beyond History

This enduring narrative of the TSPM is an integral part of the larger Persecuted Church narrative that continues to dominate conversations about the church in China both in Christian and secular circles.