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China and the Reformation Translation Fellowship

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April 2008
China

China and the Reformation Translation Fellowship

China and the Reformation Translation Fellowship   One goal of Chairman Mao’s ‘Cultural Revolution’ in China (1966-1976) was to snuff out the religious impulse in man. He attempted to do this by persecuting the weak church, ridiculing all things spiritual, and proving once for all that the co-operation of people under their almighty State…

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A visit to China Part 2

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March 2008
China

A visit to China Part 2

A visit to China   In January’s ET Jack and Angelina Sin described their visit to China. Here they provide some historical background to gospel and missionary work in that great land. Famous preachers in China Robert Morrison (1782-1834) was sent out to China by the London Missionary Society in 1807. He remained there…

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A visit to China Part 1

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January 2008
China

A visit to China Part 1

A visit to China     China is the most populous nation in the world and territorially the third largest. It has changed greatly since the drive for modernisation began under Deng Siow Ping in the 1970s. With a huge market of 1.3 billion people, it is well poised to host the 2008 Olympics…

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Historical

March 2007
Articles > Historical

Isobel Kuhn

Isobel Kuhn, missionary to China and Thailand, died on 20 March 1957. This article was commissioned to mark the fiftieth anniversary of her death. Isobel Kuhn is best known as an inspirational writer on mission. She was born in Toronto on 17 December 1901. Her parents, Sam and Alice Millar, were Christians, but when…

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January 2002
China

Chinese puzzle

It can be difficult to grasp the true state of a church from a distance. This is particularly true when we live many thousands of miles away and speak a different language! In recent years there have been reports of great movements of God in China. We hear of large numbers of converts to…

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Historical

November 1999
Articles > Historical

The Fall and Rise of Wang Ming Dao

The year was 1949 and the first unified central government for forty years was in power in China. Christian believers were fearful. At the Peking (Beijing) Christian Tabernacle, the congregation prepared itself for Communist rule. Wang Ming Dao, the pastor, continued to hold tenaciously to Scripture. The Christian, he affirmed, should obey the authorities…

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Historical

October 1999
Articles > Historical

Fire and Water – Wang Ming Dao at war

Mao Tse Tung, Chinese political leader, had been employed as a young man in the library of Peking University. There he met with the students and dreamed with them of a New China, free from imperialism, poverty and the past. Mao sat with students at the feet of the university's librarian, a professor of…

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