The church in China has been blessed with great vision and stands at the threshold of unprecedented opportunity. Their vision encompasses not only their role as salt and light in a rapidly changing China, but also as witnesses to the nations as they contemplate serving cross-culturally beyond China’s borders. At the same time, there is … More Prayer for China’s Churches at Easter
“Qing Ming Jie” is a time for families to come together to honor their deceased loved ones. Qing Ming Jie (清明节), literally “Clear Bright Festival,” is also commonly known as “Tomb Sweeping Day.” This holiday dates back centuries and is rooted in Chinese belief that the deceased must be looked after and cared for by their … More Tomb Sweeping Day – Qing Ming Jie
Increasingly, Christ followers in Hunan are facing persecution or the threat of persecution. Please pray that as churches across the province are preparing for holiday outreach events, they will make bold decisions to be obedient to Scripture’s commands to share the truth of the gospel with neighbors, friends, family members, and even strangers! I was … More “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” (2 Corinthians 12:9)
The prayer update blog is moving back to this location soon. We will be pretty much building this site up from scratch since we were unable to move any of the past information that was on the previous blog location. Our hope is that this becomes a landing point for people who are interested in … More New Pray4Hunan Updates Coming Soon!
This blog, which was just getting started, has been moved to a new, more permanent home! If you are looking for prayer updates and information to help you pray more effectively for the people of Hunan, China, head on over to the blog’s new location! http://blogs.imb.org/hunan/ Update (9/2016): This blog’s location is being moved … More This Blog Has Moved!
Dear Prayer Partners, The ~70 million people of Hunan Province, China live almost entirely in spiritual darkness. There are some faithful followers of Christ living and ministering in Hunan, but even the most liberal of estimates has the percentage of Hunan people who have a personal relation ship with Christ well below ONE percent! I’d … More June Update
by Shi Yunhan Shanghai, swathed in fog. (via Bigstockphoto) This article also appears on The Atlantic In Beijing, budget rental housing—especially bunk beds, small apartments and single rooms in the more dilapidated hutong areas — are easy to find after Chinese New Year. This is because many migrant workers who leave the capital for their home regions for the … More A Turning Tide? Why More Chinese Migrant Workers Are Saying ‘Goodbye’ to First-Tier Cities
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The needs of China’s families are changing. Often, both parents are working full times jobs. There are growing numbers of troubled marriages, separated families and divorces. Many children are growing up in homes where they may seldom interact with or even see their parents. There is a great need for training in Biblical parenting and … More Prayer for China’s families
17,000 College graduates recruited by China’s government to live and work in China’s western regions this year. Most will serve in education, agriculture, health care, youth work and social services in Xinjiang and Tibet autonomous regions. 100,000 People living in the Three Gorges Dam area who could be relocated over the next 3-5 years due … More What the numbers say