Tag: WeChat

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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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WeChat and Chinese Christians, Part 2

The Challenges

Quickly adapting to new technology has become a way of life for believers in China. They have done it before, and they will do it again. But in the meantime, they are growing in how to live as disciples of Jesus in the WeChat generation. May God strengthen them and give them wisdom.

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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?

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The Inconvenience of Incarnational Ministry

Yes, we can use WeChat and many other ways to speak Life to our personal networks of image-bearers. But we speak best, truest, and fullest in the flesh.

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WeChat and Chinese Christians

A Match Made on Earth—Used for Gospel Good

The biggest story about WeChat is that the Christian church in China is using it well and growing through it. God is using this media for his glory!

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3 Questions: Using WeChat for Gospel Outreach

A Chinese sister tells how she uses WeChat to share the gospel with her family and friends.

Chinese Church Voices

Two Pastors Discuss the Impact of Media on the Church (1)

The coronavirus has pushed many churches in China to rethink and expand their online ministries. Here Franklin Wang, a pastor in Beijing, shares his thoughts on why Christians must use media in their ministry.

Chinese Church Voices

Cults on Social Media

A warning against false teachings being spread on WeChat.

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Urban Public Space and New Media Ministry

After defining “new media” and what it encompasses, An looks at the various ways the church in China views it, what it means for the church, and how it can affect the church. He then gives some thoughts on how the church should deal with it—not only the challenges it brings, but how it can be used positively.