POST PUBLISHED INApril, 2012
April 22nd, 201208:12 PM ETTwo news stories this week shocked the Christian world: Mr. Tom White (1947-2012), Voice of the Martyrs Executive Director, died on Tuesday (04-17-2012), and Mr. Chuck Colson (1931-2012), the Founder of Prison Fellowship, died on Friday (04-20-2012). I was shocked as well. I read the two news stories on The Christian Post and the VOM (Voice o...
April 17th, 201201:58 PM ETChicago is a great city. I am on my second trip to this attractive city, where I have come to conduct field research for my dissertation. Chicago is well known to many young Chinese because of its NBA team, the Chicago Bulls. But for me, it was through the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the largest futures trading center in America, that I first bec...
April 11th, 201211:49 PM ETRecently I read a news online reporting a persecuted Han Chinese house church and their missionaries in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, China, won a rare victory on the Good Friday (04/06/2012) through a lawsuit against the police station's illegal persecution in last October. (Read the full report here) Two factors had amazed me in the report: ...
April 10th, 201203:50 PM ETThe Kingdom of God in Yurts: Christianity among Mongols in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries  By Mark Chuanhang Shan Published on Africanus Journal Vol. 3, No. 2 November 2011. Today, people often believe that the Mongols in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries were nomadic barbarians who conquered great, civilized nations, such ...
April 07th, 201212:49 PM ETBy Mark Chuanhang Shan I am in a flux, ending nowhere, the meaning of existence, open to definition forever. I am part of a flux, the same yet different, turbulent and calm, flowing to somewhere, for certain, roaring towards a bank, to which the flux owns its being. Eternity stands, calming the flux with an order. The flux embraces, but I reject...
April 06th, 201205:26 AM ETBy Mark Chuanhang Shan April 6, 2012 A Tent of Meeting erected. "There I will meet you and speak to you," You promised. The night is long and cold. Cloud covers the tent. You are waiting lonely. "Anyone comes, O Lord?" "No," you said, "not yet." You wait, in burning glory. --------------------------------------- Mark Shan's Upper Room in The Ch...
April 04th, 201206:59 PM ETDear Readers, Praise the Lord Christ Jesus that I can have a room here to blog talk many things related to Christianity, mostly House Church Movement in China, and also theology, philisophy, ethics, history, love stroeis, journals and persnal reflections, etc. Thanks to CP for such a creative and danymic blog kingdom for God's glory. Please tole...
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Christianity, House Church Movement, Urban Church Growth, Chinese Christian Scholars, Theology, Ethics, Philosophy, Church History, Christian writings, etc, in Mainland China.
- Christianity and Civil Society in China
- Critical Analysis of the Chinese Translation of “Logos” in the Gospel of John
- Review of Christianity and Chinese Culture edited by Miikka Ruokanenand Paulors Huang (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010)
- 2010 June CECC Roundtable: Mark Shan’ Remarks on "CHINA’S POLICIES TOWARD SPIRITUAL MOVEMENTS"
- Leading Dutch Paper Features Latest CCTA Publication: Beware of Patriotic Heresy in the Church in China
- Thanksgiving 2012 Thoughts: The Church in China is Entering the Pauline Era
- Author of Jesus in Beijing chooses CCTA to translate and publish Chinese edition