A pastor dedicated to a local drug rehabilitation ministry in Myanmar shares the importance of understanding the birth of Christ amidst the escalating civil war, as refugees seek shelter and support.
"To understand the Hakka church, you must visit Zhangcun!" Zhangcun Village in Meizhou, Guangdong, is the birthplace of churches in East Guangdong, bearing historical significance for the Hakka church.
Missionaries first introduced football to Meizhou in Guangdong 150 years ago, specifically the Wuhua district of Meizhou, which is known as the birthplace of modern football on the Chinese mainland.
Since July, the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Shanghai has been conducting two worship services every Sunday.
This article is an account of a typical rural church in Jilin Province holding an eight-day retreat to share sermons on practical issues and provide training for church staff.
When it comes to rural churches, many would think of problems such as the loss of young people, the lack of pastors, the backward equipment, and insufficient support. However, grass-roots churches also have co-workers who still insist on serving pastors and Christians who simply love the Lord. A rural church begins morning prayers after reopening and people take turns opening the church door.
The frequent opening and closing of the church during COVID-19 has made some people accustomed to online gatherings and lose enthusiasm for participating in face-to-face gatherings after the pandemic. In response to this situation, churches across the country are seeking ways to address it.
Encountering Prayers Only for Wealth and Prosperity, Pastor Guides Believers to Grow Spiritually Through Whole Bible Study
A pastor guides his congregation to pray in the right way when they only seek material wealth and blessings. Thinking this may result from superficial sermons, he is committed to eliminating biblical illiteracy so that believers can benefit from reading the Bible on their own.
The church has been visited by Rober A. K. Rancis, Archbishop of Canterbury, former US Secretary of Commerce, and so on, since 1983.
Eleven believers were ordained as pastors in Ningxia Province.