PrayforChinese 2010/4/13-19

Posted Apr 12th 2010, 08:59 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


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Tuesday Tina Leung, a controversial actress in Hong Kong in the 1960's, has died, Although she attended a Christian high school, she gave birth to a girl out of wedlock, became a spy for Communist China and became a successful business woman....

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PrayforChinese 2010/4/6-12

Posted Apr 6th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


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TuesdayTraditionally Tomb-sweeping Day is an important day on the Chinese calendar. Since 2008 it has become a national holiday and a mandatory day off of work. During the Cultural Revolution worship of ancestors was forbidden but such a deep-rooted Chinese practice could...

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PrayforChinese 2010/3/30-4/5

Posted Mar 30th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


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TuesdayRight now there is a severe drought in southwestern China in Yunan, Guizhou, and Guangxi Provinces, where probably most of the ethnic minorities in China live. Although this is not the key rice-growing region, it is still affecting the price of rice across China even though the government assures the people...

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PrayforChinese 2010/3/23-29

Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayWith 16 million babies born each year, China has a huge market for baby clothing. For an international baby-clothing chain, it must offer clothing suitable for a wide temperature range, from above 30 degrees to below 30 degrees. Chinese parents prefer to buy loose fitting clothes, so their children can wear multiple layers. Also, traditionally, all Chinese babies wear open bottom pants. ...

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PrayforChinese 2010/3/16-22

Posted Mar 16th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayIn China, for the generation born in the late 1980's, the imbalance between sexes was 108 boys to 100 girls. For the generation born in the early 2000's, the proportion of boys to girls was 124 to 100 and in some provinces there is an unprecedented ration of 130 to 100. By 2020 China stands to have as many as twenty-four million unmarried young...

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PrayforChinese 2010/3/9-15

Posted Mar 9th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayAn official report compares delinquency among high school students in China, Japan, Korea, and the United States. It looks at smoking, drinking, gambling, pornography, skipping school, and drug abuse. Drug abuse is lowest in China but they rate highest in running away from home with a whopping one out of five students! Having only one child presents a great challenge to parents of teenagers....

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PrayforChinese 2010/3/2-3/8

Posted Mar 2nd 2010, 12:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayAlthough crime rates in China were relatively stable from 2001-2008, in 2009 murders, robberies, and rapes shot up by 10 percent. This was attributed to the economic downturn, increased unemployment, and the widening gap between the rich and the poor. Chinese believers often lament the fact that China is much more prosperous than in the past but corruption and crimes do abound....

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PrayforChinese 2010/2/23-3/1

Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayThis year many young people have chosen to spend their Spring Festival at home. Instead of the traditional personal New Year greeting they use the internet, SMS, or make a phone call. Couples, especially, like to stay at home. Many literally spend the whole holiday playing mahjong and few people venture out on the streets. Many churches hold their annual evangelistic meeting during the...

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PrayforChinese 2010/2/16-22

Posted Feb 16th 2010, 12:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayChina Central Television's Spring Festival Gala has regularly attracted seven hundred million to a billion viewers since the early 1980's. Anyone who is featured in this event receives instant fame and recognition. Chinese people believe that whoever is famous or appears often on the media must be good. Chinese Christians have the same problem. They believe those pastors who preach well or speak to...

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PrayforChinese 2010/2/9-2/15

Posted Feb 9th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayAn American college president predicted that within 25 years, a Chinese university can be one of the top 10 universities in the world. Qinghua, China's highest-ranking university, is 49th in the world now. In the past decade, the number of Chinese colleges has doubled (to 2200) and the number of college students has increased fivefold to 5 million. College student ministry is very...

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PrayforChinese 2010/2/2-2/8

Posted Feb 2nd 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayThe biggest season for travel in China is over the Chinese New Year. This year they expect 210 million people to take the train in the short 3-week period. Getting a ticket for this trip is historically very difficult and requires bribery or "special favor". Officials have severely warned that railroad employees unfairly getting or selling tickets will be fired. We pray for...

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PrayforChinese 2010/1/26-2/1

Posted Jan 26th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayThe government of China is planning to put into effect a law forbidding people who buy things for the government to be related by blood or marriage to the suppliers of such things. China is trying to combat the perception of corruption at all levels of the government because of the news that there have been officials arrested for accepting bribery or kickbacks.?Corruption will...

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PrayforChinese 1/19-25

Posted Jan 19th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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Tuesday Chinese troops have been part of the United Nations team in Haiti and when the earthquake devastated the island nation, China quickly sent a crew to help. Recently, Haiti has been a key stopover point for Chinese who are illegally entering America and hundreds of them are still among all of the missing victims of the earthquake. Chinese people know the...

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PrayforChinese 2010/1/12-18

Posted Jan 12th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayThe hit television series Dwelling Narrowness was recently banned. The series focused on the skyrocketing property prices and the pressure on the middle class to put up mortgages. It also highlighted the anxiety of Chinese authorities over the widespread public discontent about the steep prices put on homes. We can all pray for young Christian couples who work to make...

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PrayforChinese 2010/1/5-11

Posted Jan 5th 2010, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayThe majority of wealthy Chinese businessmen who made their fortune twenty to thirty years ago had no more than a grade school education. They have, however, put a great emphasis on sending their children abroad to receive the best education possible. Many are excited to see how their children will combine their huge family wealth with the Western business perspectives they learned. ...

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