A New Heritage of Faith

Dec 02, 2019 • Chinese

Every year, the already-crowded subway stations, buses, and airports across China become even more bustling—millions of people are traveling home for Chinese New Year celebrations. In 2018, Back to God Ministries International’s Chinese ministry team realized that this time of family celebration also provided a great opportunity for Christians to...

Read the Rest

Touring China With a Purpose

Nov 20, 2019 • Chinese

A sermon about Paul’s missionary journeys might speak differently to you when you hear it in a foreign language on the other side of the world. That’s what members of Back to God Ministries International’s (BTGMI) “Tour with a Purpose” group experienced in China. The 12-day tour included BTGMI leaders...

Read the Rest

Unexpected Responses From the Web

Oct 02, 2019 • Chinese, English, Portuguese

“Hello! I am an ordinary Chinese Christian living in Japan. Every night before I sleep I listen to the Chinese Today devotional as part of my quiet time. Thank you so much! May God be with all the brothers and sisters who trust in his name! Amen!” Messages like this...

Read the Rest

Media Offers New Opportunities for People with Disabilities in China

May 02, 2019 • Chinese

People living with a disability in China often live one of two types of lives, neither of which feels empowering. “In China, there are not as many services available for people with disabilities as there are in North America,” says Pastor Jerry An, who serves as Back to God Ministries...

Read the Rest

New Theology Videos Feature 'Calvin's Beatles'

Feb 27, 2019 • Chinese

Students often hear a common but not always polite question: “What are you going to do with that degree when you graduate?” The question can leave some students stumped. For Chinese students at Calvin Theological Seminary, the answer can be even more uncertain. “If we still have a church, I’ll...

Read the Rest

Equipping Worldwide Leaders

Feb 25, 2019 • Chinese

Sam Ren’s passion for learning has earned him an impressive set of academic accolades. It brought him from his hometown of Sichuan, China, to places across the world. Most importantly, it has led him to discover Christ. As an undergrad philosophy student, Sam began reading the Bible as part of...

Read the Rest

3 Ways that Media Brought Community in 2018

Dec 28, 2018 • Chinese, English, Hindi

At their worst, social media sites seclude us from face-to-face interactions. But they also offer unique opportunities to connect with others. Members of Back to God Ministries International’s listener communities in India would agree. Thanks to these communities, Shaurya Singh (name changed) and his family can explore their new faith...

Read the Rest

Not Useless: Light in Darkness

Oct 03, 2018 • Chinese

Life is often difficult for people in China who are blind, as Wang Ying wrote in an online essay competition hosted by the Chinese ministry of Back to God Ministries International (BTGMI). “People usually think that those who are born blind like me would be content,” Ying wrote. “Since I...

Read the Rest

Chinese Testimonies Offer Encouragement to Chinese Speakers

Sep 19, 2018 • Chinese

Like most parents, Lin’s father had mixed feelings about dropping off his only daughter at her university in China. He found it especially difficult because his wife passed away shortly after Lin was born. “His little girl whom he had once led everywhere by the hand must now grow up...

Read the Rest

The Journey Continues: Equipping the Global Church through Media and Seminary Training

May 14, 2018 • Chinese

Dawei Lin’s* journey to faith eventually led him from his home in China to Calvin Seminary in Grand Rapids, Mich. Since then, God has continued working in Lin’s life to prepare him to return to China and work with the new media outreach of Back to God Ministries International (BTGMI)...

Read the Rest