INSTITUTE OF CHINESE STUDIES
The Institute of Chinese Studies is a research office with the goals of profiling unevangelized Chinese people groups worldwide, communicating a vision of these peoples to the Church by various means, and mobilizing forces to bring these groups the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
The distinctive emphasis of ICS research is on forming strategy profiles of the world's unevangelized Chinese people groups. ICS has been building up its Chinese peoples resource center with data files on China's ethnic groups and Chinese people groups around the world. Occasional field research teams gather primary research data including video-films and slides. Our resource center's secondary research data include specialized books and a large collection of periodicals.
ICS development efforts are all aimed at communicating its people profiles to the Body of Christ. Because of the growing demand for data on Chinese people groups, ICS is constantly sharing from its extensive files articles and profiles on specific people groups.
ICS development efforts have also produced occasional prayer and research bulletins that project people profiles. Also, with the purpose of profiling Chinese peoples, ICS has developed some educational tools for adults and children. Most of ICS development efforts are now being spent to produce video documentaries of minority people groups who live in remote areas of China.
ICS is administered by a board of directors. It is a member organization of the U.S. Center for World Mission in Pasadena, California. ICS was established in September, 1977 and is incorporated as a non-profit organization in the state of California. Staff structure is varied. Most of ICS staff have been on missionary support. ICS has also hired secretarial help when funds have been available. Volunteer staff with a rich variety of gifts and skills have made a major contribution to the total ministries of ICS.
ICS is constantly supplying upon request data about hidden people groups of China's remote areas. Write us for a profile of a specific group or let us know if you want to become acquainted with one or more of China's hidden peoples.
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Each video is between 15 and 20 minutes long and identifies specific ways to pray for the minority people groups profiled. The series does not promote any missionary organizations, but rather is a mission resource for any group or any individual who wants to learn more about the unreached people groups in Southwest China.
ICS001 Hidden Peoples of Guizhou Shui & Bouyei peoples in Guizhou province ICS002 High Strongholds of Northern Yunnan Bai, Naxi, Mosou, Pumi, & Lisu peoples in Northern Yunnan province ICS003 From the Jungles of Southern Yunnan Dai, Bulong, Hani, Lahu, Jingpo, Jinuo, Kecong peoples in Southern Yunnan province ICS004 Fascinating Craftsmen Dong people in Guangxi province ICS005 On the Rooftop of the World Tibetans and Qiang people in Tibet and Sichuan province Price: 1 VHS video US $ 17.00 Total 2 VHS videos US $ 33.00 Total 3 VHS or more US $14.40 /video + $ 1.00 handling per order and you will be billed for actual shipping.ORDER VIDEOS FROM
Summer 1995 Guided Research Program June 26 - July 21, 1995 Pasadena, CA (Campus of US Center for World Mission) You may be preparing to answer God's call to minister to Chinese peoples, or waiting on Him to ascertain that His China call is really His will for your life. In either case, if you can take out a month to become more informed on China, you will be better prepared for your next step. ICS wants to help and guide you in those next steps. SCHEDULE: Week 1 You'll broaden your current understanding of Chinese Geography and Peoples. Week 2 You'll be guided in History and Culture studies. Week 3 Your research will concentrate on God's Church in the Communist state. Week 4 You will go further in your research on your favorite interest in China. MENTORSHIP: In all 4 weeks, ICS will provide you access with experienced mentors. This course is being conducted on an independent study basis-with discussion sessions. COST: (costs are approximate and subject to change) Application Fee 20.00 Spouse tuition (c) 90.00 Audit 300.00 Spouse (a) FREE Tuition (3 units c) 300.00 Books 50.00 3 Chinese lunches Room & Board* 339.00 (off campus) 20.00 (c) credit (a) audit * limited space, reserve early CREDIT: Required readings and written or oral tests will be given to those seeking credit at graduate or undergraduate levels (3 units credits.)