Taiwan, a mountainous island east of mainland China is also part of the Republic of China and one of the world’s most densely populated countries.  They are known for exporting high-tech goods.  It was under Japanese rule from 1895-1945, then granted to the Nationalist Government of China.  After the fall of mainland China to the Communists in 1949, Taiwan became a refuge.  The religion is mostly a Chinese blend of Buddhism, Daoism and Taiwanese folk religion, with very few Christians (5%).  The church has been growing recently due to increase in migrant workers, among them […]
Macau has a very unique claim to fame, though not everyone has heard of the small island peninsula west of Hong Kong in the Province of China.  It was the starting point of Protestant missions to China in the 1600’s, where the first Chinese convert was baptised and the first Chinese Bible translated.  It is also the first Christian territory in Asia to become non-Christian by the 21st century, going from 95% Catholic in 1600 to 3% in 2010. Macau’s reputation today is a “City of Sin” that surpasses Las Vegas.  It was one of […]

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