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Evangelism and Missions – the Future for the Chinese Church

Matthew 9:37-38 Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.”

Part II can be found here.
http://chinesechurchvoices.com/2013/11/11/the-church-today/

Part I over here.
http://chinesechurchvoices.com/2013/11/05/western-and-chinese-church-history/

Chinese Church Voices

10-40-map3In this third section of the article “The Chinese Church: Past, Present, and Future,” the author calls for the Chinese church to be engaged in the cause of evangelism and global missions, taking the gospel to the ends of the earth. A vision for missions begins with the pastor, and must be built on the following: 1) prayer, for individual churches and for the church in China as a whole; 2) adequate training for evangelists and missionaries; 3) the Chinese church producing its own missions leaders; and 4) the shedding of “Sino-centrist” attitudes.

Evangelism: The Chinese Church in the Future

A glance at long term trends shows that oppression of the Chinese church has relaxed and religious freedom is increasing. China’s entry to the WTO, hosting of the Olympic Games and election to the first UN Human Rights Council all provide impetus for the establishment of human rights in China.

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Please Consider Supporting Chinese Church Voices

Haven’t done an extensive search of the internet for this kind of web page. So far, I think this might be the only one doing this kind of work. Keep up the good work Chinese Church Voices!

Chinese Church Voices

Picture1 editChinese Church Voices is a publication of ChinaSource that allows readers to listen in on conversations taking place within China’s online Christian community. Through the translated articles posted here, we get to hear directly from ordinary Christians and church leaders in China regarding the issues that they are facing.

An initial grant from a foundation allowed us to create and launch the project. Now we are looking for additional donors and partners to help us keep the project going. Would you consider joining us?

We are looking to raise $28,000 by the end of November to position Chinese Church Voices to continue monitoring, translating, and posting the online writings of Chinese Christians.

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China is a Top Producer of Bibles

May God bless whomever reads these Bibles!

Chinese Church Voices

PRC11DJ-8.jpgIn a counter-intuitive and ironic twist, China has become one of the world’s top producer of Bibles, producing 3.5 million annually. At the recent Christian Congress held in Beijing, the China Christian Council, the governing body of China’s Protestant Church released a report on the work of Bible production in China. The following article, originally published in the Christian Times, reports on the Congress.

The Ninth Chinese Christian Congress opened in Beijing on September 9 and lasted 3 days. The conference is organized by the Chinese Christian Church’s Council and takes place every five years.

The day the Congress opened, the Chinese Three Self Patriotic Movement Committee Chairperson, elder Fu Xianwei, gave a work report and reviewed the work of the last five years. Included in his report on the last 5 years, he stated that the Chinese Christian Church Council’s publishers printed 17.5 million Bibles, and in the…

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From the Global Times: “Estranged Brethren”

An informative window into the situation of the churches in China.

Chinese Church Voices

IMG_2351editOn October 10, 2013, the Global Times, one of China’s English language daily newspapers published an article titled “Estranged Brethren,” about the division between the official Three-Self church and the House Church movement. Articles about religion in general, and Christianity in particular, are far and few between in the Chinese media, and articles that reference the house churches are even more rare. This article is particularly noteworthy for it’s discussion of the background of the division, it’s discussion of the Shouwang Church in Beijing, it’s relatively sympathetic treatment of the house church position, and references to calls for changes in China’s religious policies.

It also includes an interview with Fu Xianwai, Chairman of the national Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM) regarding the government’s religious policies and his attitude towards the house church movement.

Estranged Brethren, by Liu Dong

They are all brothers and sisters, but some believe God would rather…

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