Tag: Church Leaders
For decades, the church in China has relied on lay people. Some would say this is an ideal situation in the church. Others would say that the phenomenon points to deeper problems within the Chinese church. To be sure, the pros and cons of the rise of laypeople are debated within the Chinese church.
. . . before the Covid-19 Crisis
Before news of COVID-19 broke into their lives, what were Chinese Christians concerned about? What were the top issues going into 2020? Chen Shengfeng, a Three-Self pastor, shares 20 concerns facing the Chinese church.
Christians in China today are able to share relatively easily about ministry on social media. Pastors’ personal blogs are one unique vantage point into church life in China. In this article, Chen Fengsheng, a Three-Self pastor in Wenzhou, provides budding pastors with timely advice on how to prepare for a healthy pastoral ministry. He gives “twenty realities” of ministry life that will help set up fresh seminary graduates for the pastorate.