During the joyous celebration of the Chinese New Year and the return to their hometowns, the editorial team of the Gospel Times had the opportunity to connect with grassroots churches. They discussed the changes observed in hometown churches during the grand festival.
As pastors have been studying external teaching materials to increase memberships, issues have arisen during the process. Three pastors discuss how to make these materials more contexualized in the Chinese context.
In recent years, theological education in China has been in full swing, but it has encountered problems and issues. Three pastors share their reflections on theological education.
As China sees more aging population, many older adults need care in the previous two stages of illness and death, and many children are unfamiliar and helpless. Facing the crisis, the church must realize the importance of hospice care and death education and step forward.
In the post-pandemic era, the phenomenon of a "hollow" faith has raised concern in the pastoral work. Five Christians and pastors share their insights into this issue.
Six Chinese pastors reflect on the three-year-long pandemic from different angles. In their opinions, perhaps the phrase “being washed out” is more appropriate than “impact” when describing how the pandemic influences the church.
Guests from various sectors share their experiences with Christian cultural tours. They talk about how Christian cultural tours impacts on our Christian faith.
Two church workers urge the church to raise its awareness of business as mission to make ministry more influential.
In this round table discussion, four young pastors from different churches in Shandong, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang focus on how to shepherd young people who tend to have humble hearts and strong intellectual curiosity yet resist being taught and feel inferior to others.
Panel: Three IT Technicians Discuss How Churches Should Respond to Online Challenges Under the Administrative Measures for Internet Religious Information Services
Three Christian professionals who have been engaged in IT technology for many years had a technical dialogue and explained their understanding of some terms in the Administrative Measures for Internet Religious Information Services. They gave suggestions on how the churches should be responded to the Measures.