• Made in God’s Image

    By Robert Menzies Recently I spoke with a Chinese friend via Zoom. He noted that he is concerned because his oldest son will begin middle school next year. As a middle school student,…


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  • A Chinese New Year Celebration to Remember

    By Robert Menzies In February of this year (2019) I participated in a special Chinese New Year luncheon and evangelistic meeting hosted by the Baguio International Chinese Church (BICC) in Baguio City of The Philippines.  This event focused on local Chinese students and business people.  BICC pastor, Rev. Moontee, is the wife of APTS President…


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  • Ecclesia Theological Seminary – 70th Anniversary Celebration Our friends at Ecclesia Theological Seminary in Hong Kong have established the first Pentecostal Journal in Chinese. The Chinese Journal of Pentecostal Studies was officially launched on October 15 as part of the 70th anniversary celebration of Ecclesia Theological Seminary. Click here to view the first issue of this journal. [caption id=”attachment_981″…


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  • Interview for Pentecostal Theology Website in Brazil – Ft. Robert P. Menzies

    Gutierres Siqueira is Brazilian and the editor of the Brazilian “Pentecostal of Theology” website, which is of course in Portuguese. You can check out the website at www.teologiapentecostal.blog. Gutierres asked if he could interview me, Robert Menzies, for their website. He sent me nine stimulating questions and has translated my responses into Portuguese for their website. I offer the…


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  • The Seed of the Church: A Story from China

    By Robert Menzies – Recently I was privileged to visit a church near the city of Qujing in Yunnan Province. This church was established by Pentecostal missionaries, Max and Emily Bernheim, in the 1930s. The Bernheims, along with one son, were murdered by bandits in 1940….


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  • A Strong Foundation

    By Robert Menzies – Recently I was once again reminded of the strong foundation of Christian faith in our region. I, along with several friends, traveled to visit a Lisu family and worship together with the church that meets in their…


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    The Gift

      By Robert Menzies | As I stepped through the wooden gate that framed the entrance to the mud brick home, I felt like I was walking back in time. The rickety dwelling was not much different from many that had existed three hundred years ago. Auntie Xu also had a timeless quality about her. She was clearly well…


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  • Pentecostal Theology and the Chinese Church

      By Robert Menzies Many readers may be puzzled by the term, Pentecostal theology, and all the more by discussions of its impact on the Chinese church. Isn’t Pentecostal theology an oxymoron? I would suggest that it is not. Certainly, the rapid growth of the modern Pentecostal movement – one sociologist describes it as “the most successful social movement of the…


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  • Urban Churches in China: A Pentecostal Case Study

      By Robert Menzies   Urban Churches in China: A Pentecostal Case Study One of the most striking features of contemporary China is the startling pace of its modernization, urbanization, and economic development. Strange as it may sound, this process of modernization and development may represent a major factor in creating a context conducive for the growth of Pentecostal Christianity. Ryan Dunch, in…


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