Taiwan – Serving the Working Class


Taiwan Fast Facts:

Location: Southeast Asia near China, Japan, Philippines

Population: 23 million (15 million working-class)

Major cities: Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung

Climate: Marine-tropical

Geography: Mountains in the east, plains in the west

Languages: Taiwanese, Mandarin


  • 93% combination of folk religions, Buddism, Confucianism, Taoism
  • 4.5% Christian + Catholic
  • 2.5% other
  • Working class:  0.1% Christian

Government: Democratic

Industries: Electronics, IT products, petroleum refining, textiles

Known for: wonderful food, friendly people, green mountains, blue oceans

God is moving in Taiwan

We are a group of about 60 people from more than a dozen nations. We seek to share the gospel with individuals, care for the hurting and establish growing churches among Taiwan’s unreached majority—the working class.  We are here because most people in Taiwan have no idea of the hope that Jesus Christ offers to them. This is especially true of the working class—the vast majority of whom are in bondage to idolatry and superstition and the destruction these bring.

Latest Stories


    January 26, 2015–(from the Pearl Family Garden) She came to our Christmas party because someone had given her an invitation card. I thought she was mute because she didn’t speak, only nodding or shaking her head when I handed out the food. When Huang Jie called to follow up on new contacts, she asked about […]
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  • How Most Taiwanese Celebrated Easter This Year

    April 2, 2015–This Sunday we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from the dead! This year it is also the day Chinese people remember and worship their dead ancestors. A sad juxtaposition. Ah Li brushed away a lock of hair as she looked up from sweeping. It was hot, hard work and the sun beat down on her […]
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  • The Tea Lady

    April 17, 2015–“You’re different to my other Christian friends” said the Tea Lady. Really, I thought, I didn’t realize she knew any other Christians; that’s great. She continued, “When my Christian friend shares the Gospel with me, she begins with her own story – how she had a problem, then how God helped her. But […]
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  • Dreaming of salvation

    April 23, 2015 –Though our Zhong-pu San-he team generally reaches out to young families, last night we baptized a woman in her 60s. Here is the testimony she shared: The whole process of my getting acquainted Thomas and Jennifer must have been arranged by Jesus. Soon after my daughter Snow moved to Zhong-Pu, she got […]
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  • The Unusual Atheist

    May 13, 2015– I first met Z H, a young man in our community, several years ago. Since that time, I have often had small, casual conversations with him. Recently, when another person whom I wanted to talk with was not at his store, I saw Zhi Han sitting near the shop where he works. […]
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