Tag: China

The Church in China: Focus on disaster relief

Nearly 200 people were killed in the April 20 earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province.

When disaster strikes, Amity goes to front lines, a new action in a country where government traditionally managed disaster response.

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The Church in China: To serve God, society

Student baker Huang Wen Hui (left) is supervised by special education teacher Zhang Yun at the Amity Bakery in Nanjing, China. The bakery provides job skills training for people with mental disabilities. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

For the past 28 years, the Amity Foundation has worked to assist those on the margins of Chinese society.

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The Church in China: Pews are full

Pastor Liu Yan gives the sermon at Chongwenmen Church in Beijing, China.

Many of China’s historic churches now filled with thousands—instead of hundreds—as young people turn to churches in large numbers.

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The Church in China: One pastor’s journey

The Rev. Bao Jiayuan looks over stacks of newly-printed Bible pages at the Amity Printing Co. in Nanjing, China. During China’s Cultural Revolution, when the practice of religion was forbidden, Bao took comfort in the Bible verses he had memorized as a child. UMNS photos by Mike DuBose.

At 69, The Rev. Bao Jiayuan looks back on a Christian lifetime nurtured by his father and grandfather, who embraced the faith in the mid-19th century.

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Amity: A Bible priting press

It took 20 years to produce the first 50 million Bibles, but only five years to produce the next 50 million.

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