“Is Christianity still growing in China, or has it begun to decline or even shrink?” Recent Pew research shows that Christianity seems to stagnate since 2010, as a result, Chinese churches can continue urban church planting to maintain revival and vitality.
A Christian child began English lessons with a non-Christian college student, and her parent encouraged her to approach essay topics from a biblical perspective. The parent explains why the Bible is the entire universe for true Christians in response to the student's inquiry.
A number of pastors in China, especially those in the young adult ministry, took great interest in the Asbury Revival. Three Chinese pastors and prayer ministry worker shares their insights into the recent revival.
Graduating from the same theological training class, two pastors rarely sat down with peace of mind despite theological differences. The economic recession due to COVID-19 prompted them to unite more than ever.
"God's mind and plan are not only about the salvation of an individual, but more importantly about the salvation of all nations, all people, and all states by every saved person," urged a pastor from southern China.
A pastor from southern China says that the Chinese churches need to foster a missionary culture for themselves in addition to learning how to do world missionary work.
A pastor in southern China urges Chinese pastors to participate more in ministries by themselves and encourages women to serve in the church.
"We used to believe that the amount of time a believer devotes to his faith indicated the depth of his spirituality. We also judge a staff member by this standard," said the pastor of a church that recently lost a staff member.
A Christian artist urged Chinese Christians to study Chinese culture to know their own people and country.
Pastor W said that the traditional church model is more of a spider and a centralized model, while the re-emerging trend of micro-churches is a starfish model, and the key of starfish model lies in decentralization. In the organization of starfish model, any part of the organization can be as flexible, flat and completely autonomous as the organs of a starfish.