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Key to surviving in a Chinese church

Pastor Ying Yee of Chinese Christian Church in Sydney, Australia, wrote this blog post, Serving in a Chinese church – A forgotten key, with his thoughts about serving and surviving in an intergenerational ethnic Chinese church: So what is the key? Think and act like a cross-cultural missionary! … When I look back over nearly […]

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Chinese Church building dedicated on Easter

This Washington Post article, Chinese Community Church Dedicates Its New Look and Location, reports on the building dedication on Easter of the 74-year old Chinese Community Church of Washington DC. Here’s an excerpt from the article’s introduction: With its stately tower topped with a gold-hued cross, the elegant brick Chinese Community Church anchors the northeast […]

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“Losing Face” now published in Chinese

Tom Lin is an advisor for L2 Foundation and author of Losing Face and Finding Grace. The paperback contains 12 Bible Studies for Asian-Americans, examining the Scriptures for insights related to issues of discipleship, cultures, and identity. That paperback was published in English, and is now also published in Chinese. Tom Lin announces it on […]

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how business can be a blessing to many

Kenneth Yeung’s story is more than heart-warming, as his story shows how generosity can make such a big difference in the lives of so many. This is an excerpt from his story posted on the Halftime.org website, Home is where the heart is: A picture can indeed speak a thousand words. But for Halftimer Kenneth […]

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new study about the Chinese American demographic

A Portrait of Chinese Americans was a recently-released study published by the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), in a joint venture with the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland. Here are excerpted highlights from AsianWeek’s article, “A Portrait of Chinese America: New Study Suggests Economic Glass Ceiling May Still Exist“: An economic […]

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findings on Chinese churches

The Bay Area Chinese Churches Research Project will be reporting its findings at 3 one-day conferences in the San Francisco Bay area this November. Register online before November 3rd for complimentary free access. Here’s 3 highlights of their findings: There are over half a million Chinese in the six Bay Area counties. Between 1990 and […]

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Confucianism’s influence on Asian American Christianity

Andrew Hong put together these observations about aspects of Confucianism and possible implications for Chinese churches. Confucianism may also be influential on Korean and Japanese cultures and their respective churches as well. If you want to read more about Confucianism, you can access translations of the Analects of Confucius yourself here. The Analects is a […]

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future of an intergenerational ethnic Asian Church

This article from MyCentralJersey.com Chinese Christian Church in Franklin finds unity in diversity describes the forward thinking of this Chinese church that isn’t all that common among intergenerational ethnic Asian churches: Celia and David Liu of Montgomery attend the 10 a.m. Cantonese service on Sundays at the township’s 250-member Chinese Christian Church, but their grown […]

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Chinese Americans showing more generosity in philanthropy

Encouraging to see this kind of a news about Chinese American philanthropy in this Los Angeles Times article, “Chinese immigrants increase philanthropy in their new homeland: The rising force of ethnic Chinese giving is most apparent in major gifts, but lesser bequests are also funding projects on many levels.” Giving by Chinese Americans is getting […]

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how to do English ministry in Chinese churches

While it may be exciting to see new kinds of churches launched to reach the next generation, there are also good activities in ethnic Asian churches that reaches (some of) the next generation too. 2 resources came to my attention recently: Pastor Kenneth P.Carlson (English Pastor at Chinese for Christ Church, Berkeley since 1994) had […]

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