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All articles by Tony Lambert

Tony Lambert is the director for research, Chinese ministries, for OMF International and the author of China’s Christian
Millions, The Resurrection of the Chinese Church and the recently published Pray for China! A 30 Day Prayer Guide.

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January 2014
Obituaries

Pastor Lamb – a Chinese servant of God (1924-2013)

It is not often that the Economist reports on Christian matters, still less on evangelical Christians. Yet the death, in August 2013, of Chinese house-church leader Lin Xiangao, better known as Pastor Lamb, merited quite a long obituary in its columns.   Perhaps it was the fact that no less than 30,000 Chinese Christians…

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Bishop K. H. Ting of China (1915-2012)

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February 2013
Obituaries

Bishop K. H. Ting of China (1915-2012)

Bishop K. H. Ting of China (1915-2012) Ting’s life coincided with the rise, triumph and rule of the Communist Party in China. He was born in Shanghai in 1915 and went to the Anglican St John’s University there. Ordained in the Anglican Church in China in 1942, he confessed to having early on discarded…

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The China miracle

Historical

February 2007
Articles > Historical

The China miracle

Forty years ago, in 1966, Chairman Mao's rampaging Red Guards closed down the last few city churches in China and Madame Mao boasted that Christianity had been put into a museum. When I first visited China in 1973 there was no sign of Christian activity. Church buildings were derelict or turned into factories or schools.…

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August 1998
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Eastern Asia > China > Hong Kong

Hong Kong – one year on

It is now just over one year since the return of Hong Kong to China. After the glamorous celebrations of the hand-over on 1 July 1997, Hong Kong has met many challenges. The greatest has been the shock wave from the economic crisis in south-east Asia. Hong Kong is still trying desperately to prevent…

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