The Global Transformutual Leadership Summit took place online with the theme "Transformutual Leaders: Breakthrough" for Chinese churches at large, featuring speeches by several keynote speakers on the transmission of the spiritual leadership legacy.
Compared with decades ago, preachers’ salaries and theology literacy today have significantly improved, but they also face the unique challenges of this era.
An urban church pastor wanrs that we must earnestly address the pressing issue of the scarcity of young believers and humbly seek divine guidance for the church in China, otherwise, there will be no future.
This article is an account of a matchmaking event launched for singles to help them enter marriage.
The practices of the three churches may be an inspiration to change a lukewarm church which lacks enthusiasm for the Great Commission.
Observation: Three Pastors Become Employees During Pandemic, Reflecting Decline and Transformation of Traditional Church
There are three brothers who were once influential pastors but have now taken on roles as migrant workers or street vendors. The transformative effects of the three-year pandemic have not only impacted their daily lives but have also altered social dynamics.
A millennial pastor who has worked for three years in a rural church after serving in an urban church recounts what the rural grassroots church needs today through his personal experience.
"The pastorship should be recognized as a social profession, but Chinese pastors are a minority group who often work in isolation," said a pastor who has served the church in North China all year round.
A parish leader in Linfen, China's northern Shanxi Province, shares that rural congregations listened to biblical teaching courses online and kept reading the Bible during the lockdown.
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.
Indian Bible Scholar Appeals Asian Churches to Recover the Supernatural, Free From Impact of Western Rationalism
An Indian Bible scholar urged that the Asian church should not follow the Rationalism path of the Western church, but seek for recovering the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit.
Singapore Political Scientist Suggests Three Principles on Church-State Relations in Non-Christian Countries
A Singapore political scientist suggested three principles for the church to deal with its relationship with the state: authority, obedience, and perseverance.
About 600 Christian leaders from across Asia gathered in Thailand to “rethink church and mission” in mid-October.
In plenary 6 themed “Penetrating Asia's cultural heartlands with the Gospel” of Asia 2022 Congress, Dr. Saiyasak responded that harmony, relationality or reciprocal relationships, and circularity are three core values to penetrate the Asian cultural heartlands.
A Japanese scholar put forward a new approach to preaching the gospel to Asians—witnessing—instead of following the historical ways of evangelism or social service, based on the unique Asian culture.
The issue of the low salaries of pastors has become somewhat clichéd. Four grass-roots pastors share their inner voice.
A rural pastor reveals that his church is stuck in a dilemma, as the aging church suffers the loss of young and middle-aged believers, with fewer young pastors.
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.