3 Ways that Media Brought Community in 2018

December 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

October 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

September 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

February 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

June 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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Christian Support for Chinese-speakers

May 18, 2017 • Chinese

Jean Chen’s work day starts with putting on a head set and engaging in live dialogue with hurting people. Chen has a background in Biblical counseling and has been on staff with the Back to God Ministries Chinese outreach for 9 years. Most recently she’s taken the lead on a...

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Glorifying God through Media Missions

February 21, 2017 • Chinese

Helen Yang gave her life to Christ in 2005. Originally from China, now living in Texas, Yang works as a volunteer Christian radio host and uses WeChat, a Chinese social media app, to reach unbelievers. She was inspired to start a radio program while recording her book “Reborn over the...

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Give up Your Life and Follow Me

January 10, 2017 • Chinese

Abigail Chen*, chief editor of the Back to God Ministries International Chinese team, grew up in the church. As an adult she desired to serve the Lord in her high-profile journalism career, but it wasn’t until well into her thirties that she heard the call that transformed her life. Chen...

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Christmas Around the World

December 06, 2016 • All, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian

What does Christmas mean to people in other countries? Back to God Ministries International serves a widely diverse cultural audience. Our indigenous ministry leaders shared some of the traditions and challenges of celebrating Christ’s birth in the places they serve. In China, Christmas is about the magical power of love...

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