Tag: Missionaries

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The People and Places of Chinese Soccer

China’s long history with soccer and the influence of missionaries in its modern development.  

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10 Women Who Served China

Ten pioneering Western female missionaries to China who with their Chinese co-laborers made significant  contributions to missions work in China.

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A Hundred-Year-Old Hospital in Jiujiang

Many hospitals in Chinese cities, particularly along the coasts or along the Yangtze River, were originally founded by western missionaries. After the missionaries left in the 1950s the hospitals were nationalized and, in many cases, became the leading hospitals in the community. They serve as important and interesting legacies of the work of the missionaries. Recently the Gospel Times published an article about one such hospital in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, founded more than 100 years ago by Methodist Episcopal missionaries.

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A Monument to a Swedish Missionary

The mainland site Gospel Times recently reported on the discovery of a stone monument commemorating the life of a Swedish missionary named Anna Karlsson.

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Overseas Missions: The Chinese Church in Action

In recent years, churches in China have begun to send missionaries overseas. This article in the Christian Times is about missionaries to Laos, Pakistan, and Cambodia sharing about their experiences in a church in Anhui.

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Christianity Brings Western Medicine to Guangdong (Part 2)

The first part of the article on the Fuyinmen (Gospel Door) website focused on western missionary work in the medical field in Guangdong. The second part of the article focuses on education and a missionary's encounter with Hong Xiuquan, who would later lead the Taiping Rebellion.

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Christianity Brings Western Medicine to Guangdong (Part 1)

In recent years it has become more common for political and religious leaders in China to acknowledge some of the positive aspects of early foreign missionary work in China.