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Interview with Amy Young

Amy Young spent many years as a cross-cultural worker in China, and now works to support cross-cultural workers through various ministries. In this thought-provoking and encouraging interview, Amy shares her experiences of China, her near-death experience, the story of her books and reflections on embracing differences between cultures. Check out Amy's ministry Global Trellis. Check […]

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The Three Phases Of The Modern Church In China

Chen Jing, writing in ChinaSource, analysed the history of the Chinese church over the last 40 years in an article entitled “The Chinese Church In Transition”. Chen summarised: “In my view, from the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976 to the present, the development of the Chinese church (primarily the house church) has gone […]

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Interview with Barry & Rowena

  Rowena and Barry McKnight have been missionaries for many years in Thailand. In this insightful interview into their years of service in various ministries and regions of the country, they share the importance of learning the local language, their experience in church planting and member care for other missionaries. Barry & Rowena spent some […]

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Clueless by Jacqueline Scott

This post originally appeared on A Life Overseas. It is reproduced here with the permission of the author. When we head into another culture to live among the local people, our hope is to understand them at least enough to become someone they will listen to. But the reality is that we are clueless, especially […]

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Self-care for God's Servants

FieldPartner was proud to host 'Self-care for God's Servants', an excellent presentation from Tony Horsfall. ‘Self-care for God’s Servants’ asked the question ‘Is self-care valid?’ and then looked practically at ways in which we may care for others without neglecting our own needs. In particular, Tony looked at the discipline of stopping, and the practice of […]

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The Chinese Church and Heresies

Recent pressures faced by our Christian brothers and sisters in China are clear. 2020 saw the closing of churches because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Some churches are now beginning to reopen. At the same time increasing reduction of freedom of religion in China from government sources, including the demands to conform to Marxist doctrine in […]

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Interview with Onesphore Manirakiza

Onesphore is the Burundian National Director of Great Lakes Outreach: greatlakesoutreach.org​ In this interview, Onesphore shares the story of his birth into an ethnic conflict, his discovery of the calling upon his life and how he worked alongside unreached minority groups in Burundi. He shares his heart to raise up a well-trained generation of missionaries […]

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China’s Falling Birth Rate

For many years, China insisted on a one child per family policy. In 2016 that policy was reversed; families in China were allowed to have two children. It was in some ways an implicit admission of the problems created by the one child policy. It now seems that the decision was too little and too […]

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Interview with Katie Chen

After being baptised at only 5 years old, Katie felt a clear calling to serve in Asia in her late teens and ended up in Taiwan doing her masters. During this time, she put down roots with a local church, starting a prayer room in her house with some friends [...]

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Interview with Ruth Van Reken

Christine interviews Ruth Van Reken, member care expert and world-renowned co-author with Dave Pollock of bestseller 'Third Culture Kids'. Ruth discusses her childhood as a TCK - 'Third Culture Kid' and how she did not come to terms with the impact on her life until adulthood. It was her own book "Letters Never Sent"[...]

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