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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.

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....

How a Church is Built with Very Little Money

Despite facing various challenges in the building of their church in Shandong province, Zhou Lingling and fellow believers experienced how God could use them when they put their trust in Him. Read this inspiring story of how God's people came together in faith and unity, giving sacrificially to build the House of God.

Through Poverty and Pain

Thrust unexpectedly into a Christian circle while still an atheist, Li Shujuan found herself longing to know the God of the fervent believers she came across in that circle. Today, she too is a faithful follower of Christ who loves the Word of God and leads fellow believers in her church in Shandong. Read about her journey of faith through poverty and pain.
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The Heart of a Shepherd: Lisu Preacher Mu

Preacher Mu Weixu, from the West Lisu ethnic people group, serves as a lay preacher in two village churches in Yunnan. Through the godly influence of his parents and grandparents, especially his grandmother, Mu was moulded to be the God-fearing person he is today. Read about his journey of knowing God as a child and what keeps his faith going strong even in the face of challenges such as financial pressures and the Covid-19 pandemic.

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?

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.
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The Heart of a Shepherd: Lisu Preacher Mu

Preacher Mu Weixu, from the West Lisu ethnic people group, serves as a lay preacher in two village churches in Yunnan. Through the godly influence of his parents and grandparents, especially his grandmother, Mu was moulded to be the God-fearing person he is today. Read about his journey of knowing God as a child and what keeps his faith going strong even in the face of challenges such as financial pressures and the Covid-19 pandemic.

“I Hid my Bible in the Pig Sty”

Granny Long Qinmei is from the Miao people group, an ethnic minority group in Southwest China. Aged 86, she meets with God early every morning to pray and meditate on His Word. Her love for God and His Word is evident. The Bible is greatly treasured by her. But why did she have to hide it in a pig sty years ago? Read her story to find out more.

Are Bibles Still Difficult to Obtain in China Today?

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.

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.

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.

A Changed Man

A believer of Christ since the age of 20, Elder Ye has been serving the Lord faithfully by leading his church together with his wife. As a rural preacher, he had to continue working in the fields to support his family while shepherding the church at the same time. Be encouraged by his testimony and find out why the Bible resources he received from the United Bible Societies were such a blessing to him.

The Legacy of a God-Fearing Father in Suffering

Mdm Niu Qiulian, in her nineties and from Shandong province, has been a faithful follower of Christ since her childhood. Her patient endurance through the years, even through the tough times of the Cultural Revolution, bears testimony and pays tribute to the legacy of her God-fearing father who served the Lord faithfully despite persecution. Be inspired as you read her story here.

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