Tag: Chinese New Year

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Where Did They Get That Idea?

Eploring the parallels of two different New Year celebrations.

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Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快乐!

Wherever you are this Spring Festival, may it be a special time for you with family and friends.

Chinese Church Voices

What to Take Home for the New Year

As Chinese Christians flock home for the New Year, Pastor Cheng Fengsheng encourages them to bring the most important gift of all.

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Happy Chinese New Year!

A very special film in celebration of a very special time of year.

Chinese Church Voices

Serving Those Away from Home

A church in Zhangzhou shares a meal with those unable to be with their families on Chinese New Year's Eve.

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Fire, Noise, and Red! Happy New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year from the ChinaSource Team!

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China’s Fake Boyfriends

A Film Review

With Chinese New Year only two weeks away, there is definitely an energy in the air—shopping, planning trips home, booking dinners and gatherings. Underneath this flurry of festive activity lies a very real and difficult social struggle. 

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Chinese New Year: A Round-up

Today is chu-san, the third day of the new lunar year. China is essentially closed since everyone gets at least a 7-day holiday and many will be gone from their jobs or schools for a month or more. To give you a feel for how the holiday is being celebrated, here’s a round-up of some interesting articles that have been published recently.

Chinese Church Voices

The Importance of the Gospel during Chinese New Year

This week sees the arrival of Chinese New Year, the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar. Most of China will shut down for the week as people return to their ancestral homes to celebrate with family. For Chinese Christians, the holiday can often bring them mixed emotions: happiness and distress. Christians are excited to celebrate with family and friends. But, they also experience instances when their Christian faith rubs up against cultural expectations. In a society where Christianity often runs counter-cultural, Chinese New Year is a particularly concentrated moment of trials. In this translated article from Christian Times, the author reminds Christians of what is most important when they return home for the New Year.