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February 22, 2017
Learning from the Past: Language Study
Today's guest post comes from ANDREW T. KAISER, PhD, author of Voices from the Past...
September 13, 2016
Using Chinese to Teach Hebrew
As I've said many times before, the Chinese church needs more teaching in the original...
October 20, 2015
More tips for teaching theology in Chinese
This post gives a number of suggestions for learning and teaching theological concepts in Chinese....
October 15, 2015
3 Tips for Teaching Theology in Chinese (and other languages)
Practically speaking, how can people learn and teach theological ideas in Chinese (or any other...
October 13, 2015
Teaching Theology in Chinese
I once sat in a meeting with a group of new missionaries being sent to...
September 24, 2014
Why and how to talk about “face” in China
Why and how might the mianzi/lian distinction shape our conversations with Chinese Christians and non-Christians?...
September 16, 2014
Explaining “Face” Using Lian and Mianzi
Both in Saving God’s Face and on this blog, I have highlighted a slight distinction...
January 30, 2014
What to do if they don't know Greek or Hebrew
What should we do when Chinese believers don't know Greek or Hebrew? In the last...
January 28, 2014
Should We Use Biblical Languages to Teach Chinese Christians?
A reader sent me a question after my previous post about using "context" to interpret...
January 09, 2014
Talking about “Honor” and “Glory” in Chinese
“Face” is simply another way of talking about honor-shame (荣辱, róngrǔ). So, what some words...
November 12, 2013
Talking about “Face” in Chinese
How do you use Mandarin to talk about honor and shame (i.e. “face”)? What if...
July 17, 2013
Chinese Characters in the Chinese New Testament (和合本)
If a foreigner plans to learn to read Chinese characters, why not learn those in...
March 05, 2013
Are Missionaries Ashamed of the Language of Paul's Gospel?
I teach Romans in Chinese. It’s painful sometimes. Don’t misunderstand me. I love Romans. Much...
January 25, 2013
Explaining the Trinity in Chinese Language
One of the glaring weaknesses of missionaries to China is the lack of theological language,...
December 07, 2012
Encouragement to Language Learners from John Piper
Originally Posted at Desiring God.
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