Building churches is not just about creating a place for worship. It involves a complex process of approvals, funding, design, and construction. An experienced pastor shares his insights into making a strategic plan.
Inheritance should not merely be passing on the baton or finding a successor; it's the continuation and development of life, mission, and culture.
“Is Christianity still growing in China, or has it begun to decline or even shrink?” Recent Pew research shows that Christianity seems to stagnate since 2010, as a result, Chinese churches can continue urban church planting to maintain revival and vitality.
A number of pastors in China, especially those in the young adult ministry, took great interest in the Asbury Revival. Three Chinese pastors and prayer ministry worker shares their insights into the recent revival.
Graduating from the same theological training class, two pastors rarely sat down with peace of mind despite theological differences. The economic recession due to COVID-19 prompted them to unite more than ever.
"God's mind and plan are not only about the salvation of an individual, but more importantly about the salvation of all nations, all people, and all states by every saved person," urged a pastor from southern China.
A pastor from southern China says that the Chinese churches need to foster a missionary culture for themselves in addition to learning how to do world missionary work.
A pastor in southern China urges Chinese pastors to participate more in ministries by themselves and encourages women to serve in the church.
"We used to believe that the amount of time a believer devotes to his faith indicated the depth of his spirituality. We also judge a staff member by this standard," said the pastor of a church that recently lost a staff member.
A Christian artist urged Chinese Christians to study Chinese culture to know their own people and country.