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Pastors: Retirement is a New Pulpit of Service

Despite the retirement system for pastors, many grassroots churches struggle to implement it effectively due to a shortage of pastoral staff. The reasons for such an issue are the lack of successors and the desire of some pastors to keep "serving the Lord to the end."

Feature: Revival in Mountain Valley

In Shanxi's mountains, a county church held a New Year gathering on the first day of the Chinese Lunar Year. Yet, this event held a deeper meaning—a story of revival, rising from the pandemic's shadow.

Pastors: Retirement is a New Pulpit of Service

Despite the retirement system for pastors, many grassroots churches struggle to implement it effectively due to a shortage of pastoral staff. The reasons for such an issue are the lack of successors and the desire of some pastors to keep "serving the Lord to the end."

Movie, an Effective Way to Share Jesus

In the past, a house church often hurried to explain the main points of the gospel, but listeners found it difficult to accept all this unfamiliar information in a short time. Then they switched to use movies to illustrate the message.

Roundtable: Changes in Rural Hometown Churches

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.

Pastor Shares Unforgettable Journey to Studying Theology

Planning to study theology for weekly church gatherings were no longer sufficient to satisfy his deeper quest for understanding, Pastor Cai made money to cover all the expenses despite his family's opposition, but a family emergency depleted all his savings.