A Generation of Only Children

Editor’s note: Lately, the news has been full of stories about China’s declining population, and its need to boost its aging population. But for decades before that, from 1979 to 2015, China famously enforced a one-child policy, where families were only allowed to give birth to one child. As China stares its population crisis in […]

Life Turned Upside Down: Companionship

Editor’s note: Melody Hong became a Christian in high school through foreign teachers at her school. She is now a wife and mother, endeavoring to raise her children in the Lord. Today, she shares with us her initial introduction to Jesus, and how she was drawn to God’s love through witnessing how her teachers interacted […]

Life Turned Upside Down: No Future Hope

Editor’s note: Melody Hong became a Christian in high school through foreign teachers at her school. She is now a wife and mother, endeavoring to raise her children in the Lord. Today, she shares with us her initial introduction to Jesus, and how she was drawn to God’s love through witnessing how her teachers interacted […]

Witness in Persecution: I Am Grateful

Editor’s note: In the last several years, more churches in China have experienced persecution and/or pressure. This is still not the only story that is true of the Chinese house church, but more and more pastors and laypeople are preparing themselves to stand firm when they are pressured to betray God and their fellow church […]

Witness In Persecution: Heart Struggle

Editor’s note: In the last several years, more churches in China have experienced persecution and/or pressure. This is still not the only story that is true of the Chinese house church, but more and more pastors and laypeople are preparing themselves to stand firm when they are pressured to betray God and their fellow church […]

How I Prayed For Instruction

Editor’s note: This month, CP has been praying for instruction. Many Chinese are concerned about instructing the next generation of believers to follow Christ. While these column is heavily focused on children’s educational issues, instruction is not merely for children. It is also a deep need for new and untaught believers, as well as those […]

God’s Love in Trials: A Letter of Encouragement

Editor’s note: This year, China Partnership is praying for the church in China to hold fast. In the fall of 2022, we spoke with Chinese house church leaders and asked them how the global church can pray for and support them in 2023. They specifically asked that we pray that they would hold fast to […]

A Chinese Immigrant’s Reflection on American Holidays

Editor’s note: Ryan shares his memories of his first American Thanksgiving the year after he and his family emigrated to the United States. Thanksgiving was an exciting but strange holiday to them, and most of all an opportunity to gather and feast with friends and loved ones. It is also a great opportunity for Americans […]

Share My Love: A Tea Merchant’s Story

Editor’s note: Zang Waiming is a middle-aged tea merchant. He is a member of a small minority people group, but now lives in a large urban area. He grew up in a rural, autonomous area, populated mainly by other minority peoples.  This is part of an ongoing series of interviews with Chinese Christians about their […]

Raising Children in the Gospel

Editor’s note: This throwback post was written in 2015 and was first published in Church China (a mainland China Christian publication) and then translated and published in English on China Partnership’s website. This updated version of the article has been edited and condensed to increase readability. This month, CP is praying for Chinese Christians as […]