Resources

This section contains various resources that you might find helpful.  We have divided them into two groups.  One is resources that might be helpful for Chinese students and the other group is for resources that would be helpful for those working with Chinese students.  Some resources are included in both…

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George

This story is a work of fiction, however it is based on the real life experiences of many Chinese students. George is from a well-connected family in Beijing. He came to Australia to do a Masters in Accounting and Finance degree. During orientation, George met some friendly students who invited…

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Other Websites

The links below are for other website resources that you may find helpful. The Sea Turtles website which is based in the UK.  It contains many helpful resources in both English and Chinese. http://www.seaturtles.org.uk Chinese Student Ministries Netherlands is a Dutch organisation similar to Thriving Turtles.  They have English, Chinese and…

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List of registered Churches in China

The list below is for government sanctioned registered protestant churches in China.  These are called “Three Self” Churches, which means “self governing, self supporting and self propagating.”  The Chinese government exerts certain controls over these churches through its “Religious Affairs Bureau.”  The quality of these churches varies greatly depending on…

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Cultural challenges facing new Christians

By Nick Devas – 20 March, 2014 (used with author’s permission) The Gospel of Jesus Christ presents challenges to all cultures, whether Western or Eastern.(1) The Chinese have a culture that stretches over several thousand years. It includes many strands, such as Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. Many aspects of Chinese…

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