Sunday, July 21st, 2024
subscribe
FOCUS
Focus stresses issues and important events in the Christian community.

Establish Family Support Groups for Transformative Churches

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, churches have underwent organizational fission, shifting to small groups (including family support groups) simulating the early church, from the past model that all believers worship inside the sanctuary together.

Roundtable: Changes in Rural Hometown Churches

During the joyous celebration of the Chinese New Year and the return to their hometowns, the editorial team of the Gospel Times had the opportunity to connect with grassroots churches. They discussed the changes observed in hometown churches during the grand festival.

Story: My Aunt Spreads Heretical Gospel to Family Members

Under the pretext of arranging a marriage for my aunt's child, a cult member pulled my aunt into it. Over just three days, a group of people staged a performance in front of my aunt, convincing her that Christ had truly returned and was standing right in front of her.

Seeing Luck and Destiny in Contrast to Bustling Temples With Desolate Churches

The liveliest places during this Spring Festival, aside from tourist attractions, are temples and God of Wealth temples. The expectation for the God of Wealth and good fortune far outweighs the desire to celebrate the Spring Festival joyfully. People seek help from deities in the hope of improving their economic income for the coming year.

Spring Festival Travel Wave's Impact on the Church

As the largest annual migration in the world is ongoing, a large percentage of the church in China has suspended services and many migrant workers stop attending church in their hometowns during the Chinese New Year.

Youth Mental Health Lecture Held in Jiangsu

The Wutongshu Youth Growth Service Center of the Taicang Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM) in Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, conducted a psychological charity workshop on winter vacation.
read more