Chinese Ministry – A Celebration of God’s Blessings

Geoffrey ChanChinese Ministry, Church Blog

1890, the Chinese population in Richmond numbered less than 100 and Immanuel Baptist Church was a thriving congregation at Fifth and Leigh Streets.  That year, the church invited a group of Chinese people living in Richmond to attend a weekly Sunday School class and occasional worship services conducted by retired missionaries to China. This began Immanuel’s first official outreach to … Read More

Reaching Out

Geoffrey ChanChinese Ministry

In the early 1980’s, Operation Mobilization sponsored a special mission conference in Richmond focusing on then the inaccessible China.  In one of the evening sessions, the conference fervently prayed that the Lord will open the door to China once again. That door has certainly been opened.  In 2001, I had the privilege of visiting one of our own missionary in … Read More