Amity: A Bible priting press

It took 20 years to produce the first 50 million Bibles, but only five years to produce the next 50 million.

Earthquake relief continues in China

The Amity Foundation, a partner of the United Methodist Committee on Relief, is expanding its relief efforts to earthquake survivors in China’s Sichuan Province.
Villagers in Woyun, China, are working to rebuild their town after a May 2008 earthquake. A UMNS Web-only photo courtesy of Amity Foundation.

Chinese Christians help lead earthquake recovery

Life in the Sichuan province in China changed on May 12, 2008. The Longmenshan fault buckled and ripped in two, reducing towns and villages to rubble and collapsing school buildings like accordions.
The Rev. Cao Sheng-jie, president of the China Christian Council, stands next to a giant wood carving that is part of the “A Lamp to My Feet, A Light to My Path,” a Bible ministry exhibition from China.  A UMNS photo by John Goodwin.

Bible exhibition highlights Christianity in China

From a stone tablet dating from 781 A.D. to a New Testament produced by a modern printing press, the Bible has had a long history in China.

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