In a northern city, I met a team of Christian volunteers who shuttle between street markets and communities to do a lot of modest public welfare work. While they do their jobs they wear white T-shirts which display four eye-catching Chinese characters in red: \"Jesus Loves You\".
A local preacher Sister Wang preaches sermons for consecutive 42 days with a little subsidy in Henan, July 2016.
According to online news reports, a total of 433 rivers across the country have been flooded at over warning level since June. 38.73 million people have been affected. Christians should pray for the victims of the disaster.
For Christians, the challenge brought by post-modernism is not only concerning the mind. It is a test for our life. The post-modern culture and thought affect people’s judgment and choices and even forces them to maintain unremitting reason to deal with all aspects of their life.
"Incorporating Chinese traditional festivals such as the Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Day and Chongyang Festival into Chinese Christian festivals will help deepen Chinese Christians' recognition of Chinese society and culture," a scholar proposed.
Many parents of the second generation in China are believers, co-workers, and pastors of a church so the faithful parents will lead their children to become the second generation of believers in the family. Of course, it is easy to bear the title of Faithful the Second, but the second generation may face many challenges in inheriting the Faith.
The high-end forum on "Contemporary Religious Culture and Social Construction", also the 2020 annual Meeting of Chinese Religious Society, hosted by the Chinese Religious Society, the Institute of World Religions of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Yunnan Minzu University was held in Kunming, Yunnan Province.
Nowadays, young people are rarely seen in rural areas and so it’s the same in rural churches. It’s not easy to meet just a few young Christians even during the Spring Festival not to mention the whole year round.
Conversion to Christianity from the time of Constantine until the Protestant Reformation relied on social networks and social care to attract believers, but it is not the case in China. Becoming a religious believer in the family is not the most important growth model, but need-based conversion.