Big brother is watching: Social media and communication in China

In recent months, news articles have pointed out developments in censorship and communication in China, and I have been asked many times for advice on how to communicate with Chinese people, both here in Australia and in China. There is no easy answer to these questions, but let me try…

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Survey of Chinese Students in Australia

By David Xing, November 2016 In April 2016 Thriving Turtles conducted a survey amongst Chinese International students at four universities in Sydney: The University of NSW; The University of Sydney; The University of Science and Technology (UTS); and Macquarie University. The survey was targeted at Christian students who were recruited…

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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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中国教会简介 (The Church in China – An Introduction)

This is a translation of the article The Church in China – An Introduction. ??????????????????????????????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????635?i??????????????????????????????????? ???????????????????????????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????312????????????????????????ii???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????1054?iii??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ???1500???????????????????????? ?1500???????????????????????????????????????????????????? ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????????????300???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ??635?iv???? ???(Alopen)??????????Nestorian?????????????????????????????? ????????? ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????781?v??????????????????635???????????????????????????????????845?vi ????????????????????????? 1245??1253?vii??????????Pope Innocent IV??????????Franciscan missionaries????????????the Jesuits??1580??viii????? ??????????????? ???????????????????????????????????????????Matteo Ricci? ????? Ferdinand Verbiest???????????????????????????? ?????????1800??ix??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????(James Hudson Taylor)????????????1000???????????????????? 1800?????1900?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????1949?????????????????? ?????????1949??????????????????????????????????????????????????1951????? ??????????TSPM, Three Self…

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The Church in China – An Introduction

A Chinese translation of this article is available here This article is intended to be a brief introduction to the church in China for Chinese who have become Christians while overseas and want to understand something about the church in China before returning there. A common misunderstanding by many Chinese…

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