Shangchuan island is located in the southwest of Taishan City, Guangdong Province. Standing in the middle of the south China sea, it is a famous tourist resort. In addition to the beautiful scenery, a church, the St. Francis Catholic Church, adds a touch of sacred color. It was built in 1869 in memory of St. Francis Xavier who came to China in 1552
John Livingstone Nevius, a missionary of the American Presbyterian Mission
Series 5 of the stories of American Missionaries in Dengzhou, Shandong, China: Lottie Moon, among the many female missionaries to Dengzhou in modern times, is honoured as their outstanding representative.
As we embrace 2020, the editorial team of China Christian Daily has selected the top 10 Christian news stories of 2019 based on the number of views, keyword searches, shares, and prominence of articles. We hope this summary will bring you light for 2020 by looking back on the past year.
On December 24, 2019, the Christmas Eve, churches across China held celebrations in different forms to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. Services, lights, Christmas trees, singing voices, and dances were conducted throughout churches and seminaries from the north to the south.