Articles by "George Veith "
Does the Christmas story have a special Chinese connection?
Special Chinese dumplings are made by a special team of women in a registered church who see it as a ministry they can be involved in.
Over the centuries, the Christmas tree tradition has added new meanings and adapted in other ways.
Chinese Christians answered their joys and challenges as a Christian, how they thought the Chinese culture viewed Christianity and the Gospel message, and finally what they would like to know about Christians in other parts of the world.
This Sunday marks the beginning of the church's liturgical year and the first Sunday of Advent.
Where do the origins of Thanksgiving come from? Are they a cultural celebration that the church has chosen to adopt to be grateful to God?
Seeing women hard at work for cooking meals was again a reminder to me that every gift of service and ministry in the church is important and should be affirmed.
For the Chinese church, Christian young people have the added pressure of parents who may not be Christian who do not see the importance of marrying another Christian.
As usual, churches decorate the inside of the church with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.