China-US Church Ministries Symposium Kicks off in Orlando

By Ji Wen (from CCC&TSPM), February 19, 2017 00:02 AM

Rev. Dr. Joel Hunter receives a gift from the Chinese delegation (CCC&TSPM)

Co-held by CCC and Christian Leadership Exchange (CLE), the China-US Church Ministries Symposium kicks off in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A, on February 13, 2017.

A Chinese delegation of twelve people from CCC&TSPM and State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA) are invited to join in the symposium. About seventy American representatives attend the three-day conference.

The opening ceremony is presided by Rev. Dr. Victor Chan, chairman of CLE. Rev. Dr. Joel Hunter, the senior pastor of the Northland Church, welcomes the Chinese delegation in his church. 

Chairman Fu Xianwei of TSPM, gives a speech entitled "Overview of China Christianity in the Last 10 Years."

In the next one and half a days, lectures including "Religious Policy and New Development after the National Conference on Religions", "Chinese Christian Media Ministries", "The Role of Christianity in Chinese Society", "Christian Theological Education in China" and "Chinese Christian Social Service Ministries" are given by the Chinese side.

The American attendants share their views on topics like "Cases of the Integration of Christianity in US with Society" and "Religious-Political Relationship and China-US relationship in View of Recent US General Election."

Dr. Danny Yu, president of CLE, speaks about some key points and discussions based on the China-US Church relations. 

Translated by Karen Luo

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