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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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)...

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Chinese Students Need Faith

Feb 08, 2018 • Chinese

More than 300,000 Chinese students are currently living in North America, pursuing higher education. These young people come with open minds to learn things that will further their careers. What an amazing opportunity for Chinese churches and campus ministries to present the Gospel that transforms the lives of students! Imagine...

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Urban Public Space and New Media Ministry

Jun 28, 2017 • Chinese

Pastor Jerry An, the ministry leader of the Chinese outreach for Back to God Ministries International, is becoming a well-known name in the media ministry field of the Chinese-speaking world. He was recently published in the on-line periodical, China Source, defined as “a window into Christianity in China and the key...

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