What does it take for returnees to thrive – Part 3

In Part One of this series, we considered the importance of discipling Chinese students as Chinese believers who are prepared to live in a Chinese context (contextualized discipleship).  In Part Two, we discussed the need for pre-return training to prepare returnees for the issues they will face when they are…

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Is Church a leisure club or a mission training school?

是俱樂部,還是宣教學院?(董家驊)2017.09.18 Link to Chinese article: 中文: http://behold.oc.org/?p=34504 Author: Pastor Dong Jia-Hua Translation of article in “Behold” magazine by Keith Ranger He says – “I recently attended a Conference of workers from a number of different places in North America on how to do lasting and effective evangelistic ministry in the lives…

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What does it take for Returnees to Thrive – Part 2

In part one of this series we considered the importance of discipling Chinese students as Chinese believers who are prepared to live in a Chinese context (contextualized discipleship).  In this second part we consider the need for pre-return training to prepare returnees for the issues they will face on returning…

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A call to Partnership in Chinese Returnee Ministry

In September 2016 the China Source Quarterly Journal was devoted to the issue of helping Chinese Returnees thrive as Christians after returning to China. Living in another country can be a life-changing experience. The longer the stay and the greater the immersion into that country’s social life, the deeper 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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