[“SHARE” JAN – MAR 2018 ] JOIN HANDS JOIN HEARTS
“Left-behind Children”, a term describing over 60 million children in China who stayed behind with their grandparents in rural areas while their parents are working in the cities.
While not all left-behind children suffer from poverty as their parents work far away from home, they all suffer the lack of parental care and love, and bear emotional burdens due to this long-term void.
Continue reading Bringing Light to the Youths Living in Darkness
[“SHARE” Oct – Dec 2017 ] BACK TO THE BIBLE
Written by: Pastor Daniel Ding
During the past 10 years, the Church was able to integrate into the Chinese community through the government’s social service policy which encouraged non-profits to reach its residents. Yunnan was one of the pilot areas. Pastor Daniel Ding, Social Ministry Officer of Yunnan Christian Council, stressed that integration does not mean altering the truth we preach to fit in, but the challenge is to find a way to let our core values prevail.
Continue reading We Saw Clearly that the Lord Was With You (Genesis 26:1-32)
[ ‘SHARE’ Sep-Oct 2016 ] FOCUS ~ CHINA MINISTRY
Written by: Tsun Wan Yan
Jesus demanded his disciples to care for the marginalized just as he did on earth. CEDAR responded to His call when we see the needs of the people in Yunnan, China. Partnering with the local churches, we have been diligently working to bring hope to those in need.
Continue reading Caring for the Marginalized with Practical Mission
[ ‘SHARE’ Sep-Oct 2016 ] TAKING ACTION
Interviewer and editor: Jojo Poon
God’s work is to be seen everywhere if the church would focus on its surroundings and involve in the community. The Mongkok Baptist Church (MBC) started a three-year “Faithful Community Servant” campaign in 2014.
Continue reading Expanding the Horizon and Serving the Crowd—An Interview with Rev. Anders Chan of the Mongkok Baptist Church
[ ‘SHARE’ Sep-Oct 2016 ] JOIN HANDS JOIN HEARTS
Written by: Tsun Wan Yan
Development is often a two-sided sword that wields both benefits and issues. “Migrant worker” is no longer a novel term after being featured so much by the media of Hong Kong and China in the stories of developments. Kunming is one of the main destinations in where farmers wish to improve their living conditions and search for new opportunities, often bringing their children along with them. However, harsh truths await them behind the dreams. Without proper household registration, the migrant children could not access education, medical, and social security benefits. Busy parents lack the time to stay with their children, and the majority of the families could not afford private schools. Under such circumstances, migrant children are likely to inherit the poverty status of their families.
Continue reading Join Hands with Children with a Pure Heart – Bringing Hope to Migrant Children
[ ‘SHARE’ May-Jun 2016 ] FOCUS ~ MINISTRY
Author: Jojo Poon
Slavery is often thought of as an archived piece in the history of humanity existed only in the poorest corners of the earth full of conflicts and incivilities. The sad fact is that the total number of slaves is at a historic high today, spanning across the globe.
Continue reading Build a World Free of Human Trafficking