Tag: Chinese Diaspora

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The Chinese American Church as a New Community for Self-Identification

Thoughts While Reading the 2020 Winter Issue of CSQ

Understanding the cultural distinctiveness of the Chinese immigrant community doesn’t downplay the role scripture plays in reorganizing one’s philosophical frameworks, and the Holy Spirit’s role in illuminating one’s mind and hear—it helps us to further differentiate the substance of the gospel and the outward forms of the gospel.

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An Online Missions Convention

Ambassadors for Christ's triennial Chinese Mission Convention was a great way to close out 2020.

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Gaining Perspective on the Chinese American Christian Diaspora

We are grateful to the contributors of the winter ChinaSource Quarterly for providing us the opportunity to be richly informed in such a crucial season. I hope we can all come to this reading as humble learners, challenged to seek, understand, and grow.

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Additional Factors for Reaching the 2nd Generation and a Challenge

Principles for reaching second generation Chinese Americans—for parents and churches.

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Developing and Modeling a Biblical Worldview

If we believe God's word is true, we should not shy away from letting second generation youth ask questions. If students are free to ask questions in a safe environment, and are given Biblical answers, their faith will grow.

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What Is the Gospel and Its Implications for Second Generation Chinese Youth

The gospel of grace taught in the home and at church is vital for reaching Chinese American youth.

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Struggles 2nd Generation Chinese Americans Face

All youth face struggles as they grow up but 2nd generation young people have challenges specific to their situation.

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The Importance and Roles of Families and Church Leaders

We must talk about our God in a way that helps them see that he is real in our lives. We cannot pass on what we do not possess.

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Why Reaching 2nd Generation Chinese Americans Is Crucial but Difficult

I learned that there was a great concern for the second and following generations of Chinese Americans, because so many were leaving the church, and not following the faith of their parents. This “silent exodus” has concerned many Chinese church leaders and families for decades and it is still occurring.