Welcome to America: Meeting the Visiting Scholars

     Editor’s note: This post is a part of our latest series on “Welcoming Today’s Chinese Students.” We want to highlight a special group among the Chinese students: the visiting scholars. In this article, you will learn more about who they are and how to welcome...

Welcome to America: Tips for the First Month

Editor’s Note: It’s that time of the year! Students are arriving US college campus from all over the world and Chinese students continue to be the largest international population represented here. This post is part of a new series on “Welcoming...

On Hospitality – [How Then Shall We Serve?]

Editor’s Note: This post is the last in a series on hospitality. In this post, we will reflect on the nature of Biblical Hospitality. We will also hear from a former Chinese student as she shares of her experience encountering the sacrificial nature of Christian...

On Hospitality – [Setting the Table: A Host’s Perspective]

Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a series of four that will address the subject of hospitality. In this post, we will hear from an American about her experience hosting Chinese students at her home.  A New Perspective “Make yourself at home” is a common...

On Hospitality – [Of Hosts and Houseguests]

Editor’s Note: This post is the first in a series of three that will address the subject of hospitality. In this post we will introduce some of the fundamental ways in which Chinese culture differs from Western culture in defining host-guest relations. A Thought...

About Patriotism – Loving Christ and Country

Editor’s Note: Recent reports have come out that the Chinese Communist Party intends to step up the “patriotic education” of China’s students, including those abroad. The New York Times recently featured a story about the China’s Ministry of Education...