The Church in China at the Threshold

Brent Fulton | March 15, 2017

Editors’ note: Would you join us in helping thousands of church leaders in China by providing gospel-centered resources? Between now and April 1, all gifts to our Chinese Outreach will be matched (up to $40,000). Click here to learn more about this Theological Famine Relief project.


Over the past year, as I’ve had the opportunity to participate in various gatherings of Chinese Christians, I’ve heard two conversations simultaneously.

One conversation is filled with vision. These believers dream together about their country’s future. They talk of the church’s central role in being a blessing as it affects the culture at home. And they make plans for how they will join with the global Christian community in fulfilling the Great Commission.

To prepare the church for this moment of opportunity, these Christians envision equipping believers throughout society to play their God-given role as salt and light. They give serious thought to the kind of theological education required to ensure that the church leaders of today and tomorrow are up to the task.

These visionary believers, most of…

To read the rest of this article, visit