Tag: Chinese Families

Chinese Church Voices

God’s Way Is Higher than Our Way

The Journey of a Christian Family in China's Educational System

Ours is just one story among millions in China facing similar challenges. Due to the rigorous demands of the college entrance exams and pervasive competitive pressures in education, many Christian families here opt to send their children to unregistered Christian schools… [Our son], however, is among the few who remain within the Chinese educational system, compelled more by financial necessity than choice.

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Christ’s Relevance to ABC Gen Z

Every day I pray for God to give me wisdom to eliminate any barriers between my daughter and me. I pray for ways to be able to speak to her and for her to have an open heart. I found that like me, there are many other Chinese Christian parents that share the same struggles.

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Christian School Education in China

The suppression of Christian school education, combined with a law that restricts children under 18 from attending Sunday school, severely curtails the ability of the church to disciple its children. This is a strategic space to watch. May the church, and the education and discipleship of its youth, continue to grow. May God continue to open new doors.

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Women in China

A Look through the ChinaSource Archives

In honor of women’s month, we’ve highlighted the experiences of women in China ministry on the blog. Today, we’re expanding our lens to look back at articles published on how Chinese women’s lives have changed in the past century, how they are working in the church, and their triumphs and struggles.

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Lighting the Future: A Candle in the Dark

Individual Life Stories from Chinese Christian Families

It brings me great joy to be a part of this journey with these families. Through their incredible stories, I can clearly envision a bright future for mission work in China, facilitated by these resilient children. Despite being pushed out of their home country momentarily, God is lighting up the darkness by providing education based on a biblical worldview.

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The Gift of a Special Needs Son

Looking back, it must have been the moving of the Holy Spirit that compelled me to ask Yanfei and my daughter to join me in being baptized on the evening of December 24, 2003, and taking on the name of Christian.

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Homeschooling in China

A Growing Movement

After prayer and careful consideration, some parents decide to send their children to local schools. Others decide to homeschool. Our family tries to emphasize that both options are great, and the decision is ultimately up to the parents and where they believe God is leading them.

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Working Our “Initiate Conversation” Muscle

As long as our motivation comes from a godly desire for peace and reconciliation, seeking clarity in relationships is worth the effort. Someone has to take the first step to initiate conversation. For those seeking to reflect God’s face in relationships, let’s be the ones doing the initiating.

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Love In Action

Thankfully, God loves us with actions and in truth whether we are at odds with him or not. Investing in a relationship with someone we are at odds with, assuming it is not an abusive relationship, can reflect that same type of love and have significant impact.

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Education for Chinese Christian Families—Another Way

Guardian visas for parents of young children studying abroad have opened another education opportunity for Christian families in China.