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Ministry tips, cultural musings, and miscellaneous aids for ministering to Chinese international students

Family. Country. Home

Mid-autumn day, some call it the Moon festival, is an important holiday for many people with Chinese cultural backgrounds. It is on August 15th in the Lunar calendar every year. On this day the moon is most round and complete, which is a symbol of hope that the family...

More Than a Cough

People all over the world know the story of the coronavirus outbreak from China. They read the headlines about travel bans, quarantines and face mask shortages. Yet at this time, many people may not know the story of Chinese people who are in their world. There are...

Beyond Graduation

Editor’s note: It’s the graduation season! While it is an exciting time for many, it can also be challenging and confusing. What’s next? Like many American students are considering their future and job options at this time, Chinese students are facing an even more...

Chinese Students Yesterday and Today

Editors’ Notes: Have you noticed any changes among the Chinese students in recent years? Perhaps you’ve noticed them with luxurious cars on college campus? Or maybe you were surprised by how well they spoke English? Today’s post is written by a current ministry staff...

Chinese View of Leadership

Editor’s Note: Have you ever  noticed a Chinese student being very quiet in a meeting? If so, have you wondered why? Do they not have anything to say or has their their culture shaped their behavior?  It’s possible that the Chinese view of...

Singleness and Relationships

Editor’s Note: What are some differences between Chinese dating and American dating? What it is like to be single or date? A former student told us stories from a third-person perspective to show us the struggles of Chinese students in this area....

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