Month: June 2018

Don’t Count Your Bibles Before They Hatch: Based on a True Story

The following story, though details have been altered, is based largely upon a true story we have heard about the younger years of a pastor of ours while we were in China. Please note that the setting for this story is 1960’s China, and keep in mind that though...

Weekly Devotion Amos 8:11

“Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, That I will send a famine in the land, Not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, But of hearing the words of the LORD.” We need to Word of God. More than bread and water, we need the...

Dragon Boat Festival, Qu Yuan, and a Tradition of Spirit-Appeasing

As summer approaches, another interesting Chinese festival is just around the corner. Duanwu Jie, or the Dragon Boat Festival, falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar – this year, June 18. There are many interesting explanations for the origin of this festival,...