YUNNAN, China – After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!” Amen. (Rev. 7:9-10)Read more [...]
YUNNAN, China -- Shang Yuehan, 22, is a Christian from the Jingpo tribe in Yingjiang County, Yunnan. He was one of the recipients of the Jingpo Bible at a Bible distribution where 300 people attended.
“This is my first Jingpo Bible. I’ve been reading the Bible in Chinese. Now I can read it in my own language. I am so grateful to God and United Bible Societies for bringing the Bible to us,” shared Shang who serves as an accountant in Xi An Church since two years ago. (Photo: Shang with his new Jingpo Bible)Read more [...]
HEBEI, China – In another year’s time, Yan Zhibin, a lanky 18 year-old, will be enrolled in a seminary in his province. Currently an Electrical Engineering student at a technical school, he said this is a risk he is taking with God- a leap of faith. It turns out that this is not the first, but the result of a series of ‘leaps of faith’ he has been taking with God.
The First Leap
Zhibin comes from Baoding, a city in Hebei province, a three hours’ drive from Beijing. Coming from a family of four, he lives with his parents and a younger brother. Though a third generation Christian, he did not attend church regularly and did not understand much about his faith.Read more [...]