The Sunday service is the most important event in the life of a Christian. In this roundtable discussion, four Christians from different age groups shared their thoughts on the Sunday service they expected.
A pastor in North China the challenges the church faced today are not a bad thing in themselves, as they are pushing the church to break down into smaller groups and provide refined pastoral care to believers.
Worship Ministry Worker Says Different Styles of Church Music That Aid Churches Growth Are Beneficial
A worship ministry worker says this is genuine worship when some worship leaders can lead people in repenting and reflecting on themselves, though they have limited vocal singing skills.
A psychological counselor in East China, shares her distinct perspective on the role of a psychological counselor: with transformed lives by the love of Jesus Christ, counselors can accompany the visitors deep into their lives.
As the Church in China cannot preach the gospel in public places other than churches and gathering places, reception work is even more important in order to reach religious investigators who come to the church on their own initiative.
At the beginning of the year, I visited the Christian church in Jincheng city to learn about its history and development.
Extreme weather occurred in Harbin, Mudanjiang, Suihua, Qitaihe, Jixi, and other places in Heilongjiang Province due to the influence of typhoons "Doksuri" and "Khanun".
Placing profound significance on prayer, a pastor asserted that a church immersed in extensive prayer would witness flourishing ministry. Conversely, a church that neglects prayer, despite apparent ministerial success, is inevitably destined for decline.
The senior fellowship of a Liaoning church held a praise meeting to celebrate its fifth anniversary.
"The brothers and sisters are enthusiastic readers of the Bible and intellectually understand the Word of God. Emotionally, they should be longing for the anointing of the Holy Spirit and ministering by the power of the Holy Spirit," said a pastor when it comes to the definition of a healthy church.
Brother Wang believes that even though attending traning sessions is a matter related to God, fees should still be charged, and he sees merit in this approach.
"Love takes no thought for itself". This is the philosophy of an autism rehabilitation home in Jilin.
Although churches have reopened after the pandemic, many believers do not show enthusiasm. However, a pastor firmly believes that the church will experience a new revival.
A pastor from south China claims that Chinese churches need to change from gospel-centered multiplication to healthy development, and that church's growth would shift from being quantity-oriented to being quality-oriented.
With the pursuit of individual equality and independence in society, the groundwork for the emergence of new churches has been laid. Young people, who are seeking faith groups and escaping from traditional churches’ imposed socialization, will inevitably find inspiration in “dazi” culture.
A pastor from East China emphasized that such a "wife of noble character" is not only an assistant to her husband but also responsible for providing spiritual care for the entire family.
As depression is entering the public's attention, a senior psychotherapist shares his personal experience and the treatments for the depressed.
Encountering Prayers Only for Wealth and Prosperity, Pastor Guides Believers to Grow Spiritually Through Whole Bible Study
A pastor guides his congregation to pray in the right way when they only seek material wealth and blessings. Thinking this may result from superficial sermons, he is committed to eliminating biblical illiteracy so that believers can benefit from reading the Bible on their own.