Tag: Social Media

Blog Entries

New Media, New Direction

What happens when the regulations increase, and the darkness seems to grow? Jerry An of ReFrame Ministries reflects on the changes God has brought in the past year.

Chinese Church Voices

A Pastor Talks about Sharing the Gospel Effectively

Should believers in China use multimedia tools to share the gospel? This pastor says yes.

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Christian Spirituality in China’s Walled Garden

WeChat as Christian “Alter-Public”

Despite the Chinese Communist Party’s increasing oversight of Christian life in China today, there is a gray space between the nation’s political tensions, economic revolution, and spiritual revivals that begs for greater reflection and sustained inquiry: the “walled garden” of China’s internet.

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Rethinking Church in Today’s World

A continuing conversation on the use of digital tools and trends in how the church gathers for worship and teaching and how they serve their communities.

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To WeChat or Not to WeChat?

What can we do? What can we not do? What should we do? What should we not do?

Supporting Article

New Media and the Church

How WeChat Changes the Dynamics between the Registered Church and Other Believers

Chinese Christians’ views of digital media, especially WeChat, are discussed, including the changes brought about by the coronavirus. The authors continue by looking at the use of digital media in the future, seeing the church as a shaper, not just a userin this digital age.

Chinese Church Voices

Closer Scrutiny of Chinese Christian Media

Censorship on Christian-themed videos seems to be stricter on an increasing number of media platforms.

Chinese Church Voices

Two Pastors Discuss the Impact of Media on the Church (2)

The coronavirus has pushed many churches in China to rethink and expand their online ministries. Huang Lei, senior pastor of XiaShang Christian Church in Wuhan, shares his thoughts on why Christians must use media in their ministry.

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Re-Thinking Technology’s Impact

What influence does technology have on us, our lives, and the church in China? Our attitudes toward technology may hold the answer.

Chinese Church Voices

Cults on Social Media

A warning against false teachings being spread on WeChat.