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.
Cao, who has served in a charity for many years, believes "evangelism and social actions are distinct activities, and cooperation but not integration is the proper relationship between church and charity."
A Christian scholar urged that besides the Chinese Union Version (CUV) which is popular among the Chinese Christian community, Christians could also read some other well-translated Chinese Bible versions to broaden their horizons.
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.
The apostolic era was a special period in the history of Christianity, and many miracles happened at that time. Many people are also very envious of the lives of the apostles, and more and more pastors are calling on the church to return to the apostolic period, with reasons for doing so.
"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.
Where was God - where was Allah? These questions are in the wake of the two most recent devastating earthquakes. The article combs catastrophe philosophy in the history of thought in Europe and our Christian faith.
"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.
The redemption in Journey to the West is different from that of Christianity in many places, even in essence. Redemption in the Chinese novel is quite in line with the spiritual characteristics of Chinese culture.