Tag: Chinese Missionaries
From the desks of the guest editors.
Breaking New Ground in a Developing Field
Generational, cultural, and personal issues create challenges and advantages for Chinese cross-cultural missionaries and point to the need for member care. How can this need be met?
Due to mistaken theological understandings regarding ministry and family, the importance of fatherhood is often neglected. The author discusses the role of the father and what it means to be an effective father.
Ahern addresses the Chinese understanding of suffering for Christ, its place in the lives of three well-known Chinese pastors, and the place it should have in the lives of Chinese Christians today.
China’s Ambassadors of Christ to the Nations: A Groundbreaking Survey by Tabor Laughlin explores factors that contribute to Chinese missionaries’ ability to build relationships cross-culturally and the extent to which their experiences contribute to their retention on the mission field.
Let’s continue to learn from our Chinese brothers and sisters and join with them to support their efforts in bringing the gospel to those who have yet to hear.
A handbook that introduces a holistic approach to caring for Chinese missionaries.
Influencing Factors and Lessons Learned
With the Chinese church’s increasing interest in missions, the authors look at factors that have encouraged this interest and made mission endeavors increasingly possible. They point out fifteen lessons already learned from their involvement in mission.
Advantages and Difficulties
Gudao explains the necessity of mission for the church. He also speaks about difficulties faced as well as advantages—an inheritance the church has received for the task of carrying out the Great Commission. He concludes by explaining how the Chinese church can participate in missions.
Given governmental laws and China’s situation over past years, the church in China has been creative in how it carries out mission. The author looks at these aspects and how they have influenced mission work both inside and outside China’s borders.