Tag: Church History

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Serving with Wisdom in the Changing Ideology

The governing leadership in China over the years has been consistent, indeed almost predictable. And, as such, as we look at the history of mission and church development in China, we can foresee what Christians in Hong Kong will face in the new normal.

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Training Laborers for His Harvest

A Book Review

An exploration of William Milne’s mentorship of Liang Fa, the first ordained Chinese pastor.

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COVID-19: The Response of Faith

What repercussions will COVID-19 have on the church in China? Will we look back at the infectious spread of the gospel during this time? The same questions apply to the rest of the world. How is the church handling the development of the coronavirus as it spreads?

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Insights from a 19th Century Welshman

A Webinar on the Life and Ministry of Timothy Richard.

Are there lessons to be learned about effective cross-cultural work from a 19th  century Welsh Baptist missionary? According to Dr. Andrew Kaiser the answer is a resounding yes!

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A Remembrance of Things Past

What might the Xi'an stele tell us today about Christianity and the government’s Sinicization policies.

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A Conversation among Reviewers

A Book Review

A discussion of From Christ to Confucius: German Missionaries, Chinese Christians, and the Globalization of Christianity, 1860-1950.

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Shandong: The Revival Province

A Book Review

Beware of reading Paul Hattaway’s Shandong: The Revival Province . . . it will rock your rational, modern, stoic, predictable, boring Christian faith and turn it upside down.

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China’s Past as Key to the Present

Examining the lens of Chinese church history to better understand where China’s church finds itself today. 

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The Chinese Church’s Attitude towards Its Own History

An Interview with Nathaniel Yuan

An interview with an oral historian on the importance of church history.

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The Rushing on of the Purposes of God

A Book Review

A review of  Andrew Kaiser's The Rushing on of the Purposes of God: Christian Missions in Shanxi since 1876.