"I found myself calling China home - definitely a change from a home-town where the beach is only five minutes away and it's rare to see people actually walking on the streets!"
Around 70 million Cantonese-speaking Chinese live scattered throughout dozens of nations of the world. The vast majority, however, still live in the southern part of Mainland China.
"People growing up under China's one-child policy are less trusting, more risk averse and more pessimistic," according to a study by an Australian team of researchers published in the ‘Science' journal.
Just after 8 a.m. on 20 April, a high magnitude earthquake struck Lushan County in Sichuan province, not far from where the major earthquake hit in May 2008. The earthquake was felt across Sichuan and in neighbouring provinces. In the following days, more than 4,000 aftershocks were recorded.
With two international teams serving in central China during April, it was a busy time for our co-workers there.
"Make sure you don't eat any chicken!" our China-based co-workers are being regularly told by their friends and colleagues.
China's huge consumption of movies and a freer film policy have opened up new channels for the gospel to reach the nation.
Long and his wife run a small inn with a difference in Southwest China. Their heart is to share the Gospel with their guests.
"Men and women are born equal." This is a truth - one which is taught in many of China's primary-school textbooks today. But how true is this statement in 21st century China?
As you receive this update, a short-term English Campus team is in China working with students and young people. They are visiting university campuses, schools, English corners and homes with the aim of building friendships and sharing their faith through the teaching of English.