China

Jeanette Li and Her Faith in God’s Promises Jeanette’s birth, in 1899, was a disappointment to her family. As most Chinese parents at that time, You Zhong and his wife Taai So wanted a son to carry on the family name. Since they already had a daughter, a relative suggested the new baby should be...
Since writing and submitting the series of posts (beginning here ) on the pervasive Christological confusion in China, I have received a communication confirming that my caution about attributing to our brother the view suggested by his assertions is well founded. As I muse in the final post of the...
This is the final post in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed community (see parts 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , and 9 and 10 and 11 ). Conclusion There may be ways to construe the supposed pre-existent humanity of Christ without...
This is the eleventh post in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed community (see parts 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , and 9 and 10 ). Seventh Statement: The "Unknown Humanity of God in Christ" "Until recent times," Veli-Matti...
This is the ninth post in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed community (see parts 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 and 8 ) Fifth Statement: Merely Functional Likeness Ironically, holding a univocal view of God's image (see part 8 ) leads...
This is the eighth post in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed community (see part 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , and 7 ) Fourth Statement: The Recast Image of God Recast by the concept of Christ's eternal humanness (see part 5 ), the image...
This is the seventh post in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed community (see part 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 and 5 and 6 ) . Third Statement: Incarnation as the Assumption of a Body (Alone?) Despite his apparent anthropological dualism, our...
This post is the second in a twelve-part series on the current Christological confusion taking root in China's emerging Reformed Community (see part 1 here ). Context & Cause of the Current Confusion In one of the most fascinating developments in global Christianity today, many pastors and...
Editors' Note: This is the third and final installment of this series. You can access part one here and part two here. Part III: Church Development, Presbyterianism, & China The need for church development, so acute in China, exists wherever the gospel is bearing fruit. Indeed, the proper goal...
Editors' Note: This is the third and final installment of this series. You can access part one here and part two here. Part III: Church Development, Presbyterianism, & China The need for church development, so acute in China, exists wherever the gospel is bearing fruit. Indeed, the proper goal...