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Bible Sunday in China

Bible Sunday is celebrated by Bible Societies and Churches with the intention to encourage Christians to put God’s Word in the centre of their lives so that they can live it out as a witness to the world. Churches in China celebrated Bible Sunday at Hangzhou’s Chongyi Church in December 2019. Read about this memorable event, which included the hand-copying of Scriptures by 100 believers and a free Bible distribution.

Bible Sunday in China

Bible Sunday is celebrated by Bible Societies and Churches with the intention to encourage Christians to put God’s Word in the centre of their lives so that they can live it out as a witness to the world. Churches in China celebrated Bible Sunday at Hangzhou’s Chongyi Church in December 2019. Read about this memorable event, which included the hand-copying of Scriptures by 100 believers and a free Bible distribution.

Thank You for the Bibles!

What would make you very happy? Even beaming with great joy? For the rural Catholics in Shandong province, it was receiving Bibles donated by overseas believers. Here is a collection of encouraging testimonies by beneficiaries of a Bible distribution trip.

Convicted by the Word

Despite being healed miraculously of a chronic condition, Li Yanjing still did not see the need for God. Instead, he deemed the pursuit of wealth as being the most important thing in his life. One day, he read the Bible and his life took a 180-degree turn. What was it that convicted him? Here is his amazing story of transformation.

We Couldn’t Even Afford to Die!

To Li Jiaxing, it seemed incomprehensible that a funeral had to be a huge financial burden on the deceased's family. In contrast, he found the hope of eternal life in the Christian faith, which did not require such costly rites. Read the story of this Gan Yi Bible translator who desires to see God's Word transform his tribe for generations to come!

Here for A Purpose!

Bible translation work is like a marathon that requires much endurance and perseverance. What keeps Bible translators like Elder Su Laiyou going for 20 years? Read his testimony of God's hand in his life that compels him to have a deep sense of God's purpose in his life.

Giving the Very Best Version of the Bible to China

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Union Version Bible (or CUV), known as 和合本圣经 in Mandarin. Over the years, the availability of the Bible in the Chinese language has played a significant role in the growth of the Church. This brief summary of the Why, How and Impact of the CUV Bible is a wonderful testimony of God's hand over the work in China.

Ministering Amid Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

The impact of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic can be felt globally across different sectors, and rural Christians in various provinces across China are not spared either. With church meetings suspended, many ethnic minority preachers are in need of support, as this has affected the usual financial support they receive from congregants. Read about how the support from UBS has helped one needy preacher in Yunnan province continue with his ministry by travelling around the rural areas to encourage fellow congregants during this crisis.

Joy of Teaching the Elderly

60 year old Niu Cuihua is a cancer survivor who accepted the Lord as her Saviour in 2008. She now conducts Scripture Literacy classes in a rural area in Shandong province where the elderly come weekly not just to learn to read the Bible, but also for worship and fellowship. Find out what motivates Niu to serve these precious souls selflessly and tirelessly, providing a supportive environment for them to be cared for week after week.

Living a Life of Emptiness to One of Blessing

Outwardly, 27-year-old Andrew seemed like he had everything, with a bright road of success ahead of him, but deep inside, there was a longing for more. He sought to fill the void in his heart through excessive drinking. How did the Word of God convict and transform him?

Bible Sunday in China

Bible Sunday is celebrated by Bible Societies and Churches with the intention to encourage Christians to put God’s Word in the centre of their lives so that they can live it out as a witness to the world. Churches in China celebrated Bible Sunday at Hangzhou’s Chongyi Church in December 2019. Read about this memorable event, which included the hand-copying of Scriptures by 100 believers and a free Bible distribution.

Giving the Very Best Version of the Bible to China

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Union Version Bible (or CUV), known as 和合本圣经 in Mandarin. Over the years, the availability of the Bible in the Chinese language has played a significant role in the growth of the Church. This brief summary of the Why, How and Impact of the CUV Bible is a wonderful testimony of God's hand over the work in China.

Bible and A Shared Future for Humankind: Migration and Community

What are the significance and implications for peoples and societies in an interconnected and interdependent world today? What does the Bible say about our responsibility to humanity, particularly to migrants? These were some of the key issues discussed at the 8th Bible in China Seminar - "The Bible and A Shared Future for Humanity", with "Migration and Community" as the focus.

Virus Outbreak Brings Christians Nearer to God

In the wake of the Covid-19 virus outbreak in China, how are believers coping with the suspension of church services and group activities? God's light continues to shine brightly for many who remain faithful. Read encouraging accounts of believers who are growing strong in the Lord during this period of crisis.

Joy of Teaching the Elderly

60 year old Niu Cuihua is a cancer survivor who accepted the Lord as her Saviour in 2008. She now conducts Scripture Literacy classes in a rural area in Shandong province where the elderly come weekly not just to learn to read the Bible, but also for worship and fellowship. Find out what motivates Niu to serve these precious souls selflessly and tirelessly, providing a supportive environment for them to be cared for week after week.

Devouring the Word

Like many in China who have attained a desirable standard of living yet find themselves spiritually hungry, Yan Min found the endless toil of material pursuit meaningless. This changed after she bought a Bible from a church bookstore and started devouring the Word of God.

Grateful for God’s Grace and His Word

Having experienced the grace of God in his life, Cheng Weiwei has a deep hunger for God's Word. He recognises that having the opportunity to study at Shandong Theological Seminary is also because of the grace of God. Be inspired by his desire to know God as he shares about his motivation to study Scriptures and how thrilled he was to receive a copy of the Chinese Study Bible from UBS.

Cradled in God’s Word

Liu Yuekai, a seminary lecturer, shares his journey, which goes all the way back to his childhood when his grandparents laid a strong foundation for him in God's Word. Their influence now impacts both his role as a father at home and in his ministry to the seminary students. Financial support from UBS has enabled him to continue the legacy left behind by his grandparents. Read his story here.

The Purpose of Those Darkness Moments

At the age of 15, Ren Xiaolei had to face the shame and pressure of false accusation from fellow villagers. Feeling rejected and abandoned, she contemplated suicide. But God's hand was upon her and He made a way out for her. Today, she lives with a strong conviction of God's purpose for her life.

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