PEOPLE

Yang Hai’en, a Bible translator from the East Lisu ethnic minority group in China, shares his desire for his people to know God’s Word. Find out how four generations from his family were involved in the translation of the Bible to the East Lisu language, and how he is helping fellow East Lisu believers to learn to read the Bible through Scripture literacy classes.

By Faith not by Sight

Mr. Li is so overjoyed to be given his first complete set of Braille Bible, donated by the United Bible Societies (UBS), that he wrote a simple worship song in thanksgiving to God and dedicated it to the UBS donors. Touched by the grace of God, his life overflows with praise and gratitude towards the Lord. Be encouraged by his testimony (including his song) and learn more about how UBS China Partnership supports the visually challenged Christians in China.

Light to Their Souls

Christians with visual disability rely on Braille Bibles to feed on the Word of God to bring light to their souls. The printing and distribution of Braille Bibles is a significant ministry of UBS. Read this story to know more about them.

A Blind Fortune-teller’s Repentance

  Ten years ago, if you meet Ruan Zhuqin, at age 54 then, he could tell your fortune if you wish, at a small fee....

Gave Up a High Paying Job? No Regrets!

  YUNNAN, China – When Yu Zhilin enrolled into the International Business course at Northeastern University in Liaoning in 2006, he did not expect himself...

Realise Your Dreams

CHINA -- Li Yan, famous head coach of China’s Short Track Speed Skating Team, was also head coach of the United States Short Track...

Faith of a Shanghai Girl

SHANGHAI, China -- Mention Shanghai and images of glitz and glamour would come to mind: a city with high-rise buildings, blinking neon lights, magnificent...

By Faith not by Sight

Mr. Li is so overjoyed to be given his first complete set of Braille Bible, donated by the United Bible Societies (UBS), that he wrote a simple worship song in thanksgiving to God and dedicated it to the UBS donors. Touched by the grace of God, his life overflows with praise and gratitude towards the Lord. Be encouraged by his testimony (including his song) and learn more about how UBS China Partnership supports the visually challenged Christians in China.

Light to Their Souls

Christians with visual disability rely on Braille Bibles to feed on the Word of God to bring light to their souls. The printing and distribution of Braille Bibles is a significant ministry of UBS. Read this story to know more about them.

A Blind Fortune-teller’s Repentance

  Ten years ago, if you meet Ruan Zhuqin, at age 54 then, he could tell your fortune if you wish, at a small fee....

Afflicted But Not Crushed

Wang Zhengxiang’s life had been far from smooth sailing. A lay preacher from the Waishu Miao ethnic minority group, he has experienced financial challenges, incarceration, deaths of loved ones and serious injuries from a near-fatal accident. Yet he takes every opportunity to share God’s goodness in his life and is committed to serve God faithfully all the days of his life. Be encouraged as you read his amazing testimony.

Miracles in Motion II

Believers of Hong’en Church in Shandong Province experienced the miraculous hand of God when they came together to help rebuild their church building. Starting with the obedience of Ma and Ren who felt convicted to give sacrificially to build the house of the Lord, the entire building process was not without challenges and obstacles. Yet, they pressed on in faith together with their church members and God was faithful to carry them through till the completion of the whole building. All glory be to God!

The Good Shepherd

67 years old Li Wenlan has been a Christian since 1986. As the leader of a church in Tengzhou city, she is deeply committed to shepherding the flock that God has placed in her care. She recognises that God is the one who enables her to lead the church and leads by example through her faithful dedication and a life that demonstrates trust in the Lord. Be inspired by the story of this woman of God.

Undeterred by Hardships and Poverty

SHANDONG, China – When his only daughter was persecuted by her in-laws for her faith, Preacher Qian Jiyang was angry and deeply saddened. “It...

Bible Medical Van Brings Love and Care to Rural Churches

What would most people in Harbin City be doing on a sunny weekend in June? What about going to the rural areas for some volunteer work? That was what a team of doctors did.
Gu Zhi Zhong lay preacher training UBS CP

A Book for All Seasons of Life

Do you have a book that would accompany you throughout all seasons of life?

“I want more people to know God’s Word”

Yang Hai’en, a Bible translator from the East Lisu ethnic minority group in China, shares his desire for his people to know God’s Word. Find out how four generations from his family were involved in the translation of the Bible to the East Lisu language, and how he is helping fellow East Lisu believers to learn to read the Bible through Scripture literacy classes.

Afflicted But Not Crushed

Wang Zhengxiang’s life had been far from smooth sailing. A lay preacher from the Waishu Miao ethnic minority group, he has experienced financial challenges, incarceration, deaths of loved ones and serious injuries from a near-fatal accident. Yet he takes every opportunity to share God’s goodness in his life and is committed to serve God faithfully all the days of his life. Be encouraged as you read his amazing testimony.

A Wa Bible for Every Family in the Village

With the support of the United Bible Societies, the Wa Bible has been translated, published and distributed to the Wa people group in China. Praise God that most of the Wa believers in Wa Bible translator Rev Bao Guangqiang’s village are able to read the Bible in their own language and almost every family in the village has a Wa Bible to read! Be encouraged as Rev Bao shares his personal testimony and deep passion for Bible translation in this story.

China Catholic Church – United Bible Societies Joint Seminar on Bible...

An inaugural joint seminar organised by the Catholic Church in China and the United Bible Societies China Partnership, was held on 22 June 2021. The online Seminar was a mutual exchange on the theme of Bible translation and Chinese culture with the goal to contribute towards the work of Chinese Bible translation by the Catholic Church in China.

Bible Distribution in Mountainous Areas

Inaccessibility, financial constraints and a limited supply of Bibles to their area are some of the reasons that make it hard for some Catholics in China to obtain a Bible. Leshan in Sichuan province is one such area and it was a privilege for United Bible Societies to support the Leshan diocese by distributing free Bibles to the parishioners in its mostly mountainous and hilly region. Beneficiaries who received the Bibles share their heartfelt responses in this write-up about the Bible distribution.

Healing my Body and Soul

In times of pain and crisis, who does one turn to? For Zhang Dan who struggled with physical and emotional pain for years, her story of her encounter with God the Healer is a shining testimony of God’s redemption and restoration. May our hearts turn to God in faith as we read her story.

Walks 9 Hours to Preach God’s Word

Long Xinrong, a preacher, who ministers to believers living in mountainous regions in Yunnan Province, shares his testimony about how God provided a motorcycle for his ministry, allowing him to reach the believers in the mountains more easily for home visits and to teach God's Word.

A Life Transformed: From the Bottom of the Bottle to the...

Mr Sun Liujun’s testimony speaks of the power of the Word of God in transforming lives. His old life was marked by excessive alcohol drinking that affected not just his health, but also his marriage. When he became a Christian, he read the Bible daily, and experienced the renewal of his mind through God’s Word. Today, Sun is a lay preacher devoted in sharing God’s word with his fellow church members.

Not Just One Man’s Burden

Wang, an ethnic Miao Christian in Christian, is a lay preacher in his village church and has been a Bible translator for over ten years. He shares the challenges he faces in balancing the demands of family and ministry. Yet, he remains committed to the work of Bible translation and is grateful for the financial support of the United Bible Societies that enables him to press on in making the Miao Bible available for generations to come.

POPULAR ARTICLES

RECENT ARTICLES