The LDS Church announced a new website today specifically for Chinese member living outside of China. http://mormonsandchina.org This website seeks to answer “Frequently Asked Questions” by PRC Church members outside China and by Church leaders who work around the world with those members. It gives needed basic information for PRC Chinese members returning to China, [...]
Liahona 05-11 – lds.org Liahona 05-2011 – Taiwan Site Text is not yet available on the new site, but you can watch video or listen to the talks in Mandarin. http://lds.org/general-conference/sessions/2011/04?lang=eng&clang=cmn Should be up soon.
I came across this video series on YouTube. It is a history of Missionaries and the Church in Taiwan. It includes a great interview of Hu Wei-I 胡唯一。
Today I was looking through the 1974 issues of the 聖徒之聲. On page two of the September issue I found a stylized quote from the recently translated Doctrine & Covenants. The Taiwan edition was published in April of 1974. Here is a scan of that verse. “你要在一切事物上感謝主你的神” —教約59：7 This translation held through until the D&C was [...]
Meridian Magazine – Missionary Moments: Chinese Book of Mormon Translation: The Rest of the Story.
I read an interesting article on CNN today. A famous Chinese blogger named Han Han who created magazine and tried to get it published, but had difficulty getting it through the government approval system. Article. The writer mentions two interesting things that may be of interest to those wishing to see the gospel spread throughout [...]
Liahona 11-2010 http://classic.lds.org/conference/sessions/display/0,5239,23-53-1331,00.html Not yet available on the new site. http://lds.org/general-conference/sessions/2010/10?lang=eng&clang=cmn Should be up soon.
I found a little church pamphlet at a used book store called “You are called to Serve” 因此你被召喚去服務 printed in 1969. The curious thing about it is that the scripture references inside refer to the Doctrine & Covenants as 聖教義和約言. A little different then we now know. Check it out:
I came across a page in an early edition of the Chinese 聖徒之聲 ”Voice of the Saints” that has a well known quote by Heber J. Grant. I believe the quote is attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, but President Grant used the quote quite frequently. “That which we persist in doing becomes easy to do; not because the [...]
Good things to come? http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/10/13/101976/chinese-communist-party-elders.html Here is the full text of the open letter sent my the “Chinese Elders”. In English and Chinese. Interesting stuff. http://cmp.hku.hk/2010/10/13/8035/