The Mission in China: Historical Considerations for Twenty-First Century Churches of Christ


Jesus gave his followers a momentous task: to go and make disciples of all nations. China presents unique challenges to fulfilling the Great Commission. This essay explores three topics: 1) the origins of the Churches of Christ and their mission philosophy; 2) factors affecting Christianity in China; and 3) mission strategies available to the Churches of Christ in contemporary China. The aim is to help accomplish the church’s mission in China.

Keywords: China, Stone-Campbell, church of Christ, great commission

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Pages: 57-77 (Download PDF)

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