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...

Returning Successfully: The Church

This post is the third in a series of three related to the issue of Chinese students and scholars returning successfully after their time abroad. Spoiler alert: This is an important issue that affects the way you do ministry among Chinese (so listen up!). Shameless...

Returning Successfully: Considering Solutions

This post is the second in a series of three related to the issue of Chinese students and scholars returning successfully after their time abroad. Spoiler alert: This is an important issue that affects the way you do ministry among Chinese (so listen up!). Shameless...