Topic: Christian Philanthropy
The tradition that Christianity engages in philanthropy has a long history. However, it is not an easy thing to glorify God and edify people.
The Christian ink wash painting exhibition entitled, "Vision and Context" by Daozi(Christian artist) is being held in Shantou University. During the opening ceremony held on Nov. 20, Daozi gave a speech on the enculturation and contextualization of Chinese Christian art.
Chen Youhua, the professor of School of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Nanjing University, says that there are four advantages of carrying out philanthropy in the religious world in China.
Bian Bingbin, shares that the fund is just a beginning and he hopes to make it a goal in which Christians walk into the society. "Christians will do greater things, walk the way as Jesus did and get united to live the model of love in families and communities." He says.
Chen Youhua shares the five problems existing in philanthropy: small in scale and the low level of participation,lack of internal power and persistence,unstandardized activities,wrong motives, management in disorder.
Chen Youhua, the professor of School of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Nanjing University, talks about the eight reasons that causes problems in religious philanthropy in China.
The award ceremony of "Responsible China" 2015 , after for six terms since the creation in 2014, was held in Shenzhen on Dec.12th. Qiu Zhonghui, the vice president and secretary of the Amity Foundation won the "Annual Tribute Award".
China's five officially sanctioned religious organizations recently co-signed the Poverty Helping Activity of Religious Circles Joint Proposal.
In the evening of Dec. 24, besides worshipping in churches, some Christians in Shenzhen, Kunming and Chengdu spent a different Christmas Eve. They left church and joined special groups, caring others' need.
Nowadays, Chinese churches are exploring how to care grass-root groups better. It’s a good try for YangAo Church to give honor and care to sanitation workers.