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Return Home

For Ministers Davy Chu, Returning Successfully Ι A series of articles discuss related issues around preparing students to return home successfully. Part 1: The Obstacles. Part 2: Considering Solutions. Part 3: The Church Debbie Philip, Heading home with Jesus Ι After visiting hundreds of returnees, Philip understands the challenges of Chinese returnee students. In this book, she offers a new perspective …

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Life on Mission

Conversation Tools Five Things | Including short videos and studies to help students to prepare “five things” after graduation: kingdom vision, team, plan, ongoing equipping, and coach. Check out the Chinese version. Life on Mission (LoM)  |  A resource designed for international students to be sent into the world as ambassadors for Christ. It includes conversation …

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Multiplying

Spiritual Multiplication | This lesson will help your disciple to understand the Biblical principle of multiplication and motivate them to begin looking for someone to disciple. Challenging to Discipleship | A follow-up lesson for Spiritual Multiplication. In this lesson, you will teach your disciple a method for challenging students to discipleship in a way that casts vision and …

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Communicate Faith

CoJourners Devotional | A 28-day evangelism-focused devotional that aims to provide biblical motivation and for sharing Christ with friends and acquaintances. Download the Chinese version here.The CoJourners material also has training videos available in English. Starting EV Conversation | An 11-minutes animated video, showing how a Chinese student became more confident in sharing his faith through …

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Life Issues

Sex, Dating, and Marriage Moral Issues Bible Studies | Developed by a team of Chinese ministry staff, this series of bible studies touches issues on cohabitation, premarital sex, pornography, and online relationships. Available also in English. The Design of Marriage | A three-page article introduces God’s design of marriage: how “marriage is not only a reflection of God’s …

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New Believers

Bible Studies Understanding Your New Relationship with God | A bilingual seven-lesson series Bible studies produced by China Outreach Ministries designed to cover the basics of the Christian life with a new believer. J-Mission 1&2 |It’s a follow-up material with the DNA of transferable concepts but specifically designed with this generation of Chinese students in mind. …

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Bible Studies

Christianity Explained | A time-tested six-week study that (like the similarly named Christianity Explored) is based on the Gospel of Mark. The format can be used in small groups, but is equally well-suited for one-on-one contexts. The Chinese version can be purchased or downloaded here. Foundations for Faith | This bilingual Bible study resource is an eight-part series with two …

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Apologetics

XinShengMing.com |  WeChat account: xinshengmingyesu; An evangelistic website with articles answering common questions regarding faith. It is a good source to be able to share with your friends. Web Resources Leaf Huang at UNC |  Dr. Huang is a distinguished professor at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as well as a well-known Chinese speaker on …

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Gospel Presentation

In analyzing today’s postmodern generation, Dr. Juta Pan puts it this way: “Though rational assent undoubtedly has an important role in people’s decisions whether or not to accept the faith, the real key to their decision to believe in Christ often lies in their knowing that only God can give them purpose, hope and sense of …

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Conversation Starters

Easy-to-use tools for helping you start the conversation, exploring their worldview. Heart Mirror | A set of 50 high-quality images tailored to those from a Chinese background (see image in sidebar). Together with the provided questions, these images can help you enter into and explore the lives around you by conjuring up associations and opening avenues …

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