Regular readers of this China prayer letter will know that every two months Day Seven contains an editorial written by me. The alternate months contain ‘local' news from our different national bases. During the first half of 2012, I want to address specifically some issues that have been raised concerning our ministry to China.
This year's Antioch School of Missions' (ASM) students have now moved into part two of their course when they will be more involved in various areas of ministry.
Wu Haiying was sent by her parents to a high school in the USA. A foreigner teaching English in China had advised them that American Christian schools are safe and academically strong, so she ended up at a high school that required her to attend church and Bible study on a regular basis.
Thank you so much to all who have supported our literature ministry through prayer and finance! We would like to take this opportunity to share with you some of the many letters we have received from China - some from those who have already received the materials you helped to provide and some who are asking us for more. The need remains - and we press on to respond to these new requests.
Premier Wen Jiabao promised more government funds to provide improved school bus services after a crash in Gansu Province killed 18 children and two adults in November.
"What are the things that Chinese believers most struggle with?" we recently asked an experienced Chinese Christian leader. Her reply might surprise you!