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God’s blessing in 2012

As we review the work of RTF over the past year, we give thanks to God for the ways in which he has enabled the work to go forward… The demand for theological education in China continues to grow. During 2012 RTF was able to

An Orientation to China’s Reforming Churches

When Sam Boyle and Charles Chao joined together to establish the Reformation Translation Fellowship back in 1949 they could not have imagined the changes which would take place in China over the following sixty-four years. Yet they were driven by the conviction that the Word

Report from RTF USA

RTF Australia works alongside other RTF branches in Japan, Taiwan and the USA. Recently Bill Roberts, of RTF USA reported on several current projects. “The book that is in the works right now is Gene Spear’s Sermons on Revelation. It is a much needed project

RTF Australia Project for 2013

Towards the end of last year RTF Australia initiated a project to translate The Cross He Bore, by Frederick S. Leahy into Chinese. This title is available in English from the Banner of Truth Trust. Frederick Leahy was a minister in the Reformed Presbyterian Church

China and the Reformation Translation Fellowship

One goal of Chairman Mao’s ‘Cultural Revolution’ in China (1966-1976) was to snuff out the religious impulse in man. He attempted to do this by persecuting the weak church, ridiculing all things spiritual, and proving once for all that the co-operation of people under their

Not Chained

This verse provided the theme text for RTF, “… but the word of God is not bound!” (2 Timothy 2:9) Bitter persecution is something almost unknown to Christians in Australia. Yet for many Sections of the Church, it is or has been a reality. Suffering

Theological Training in China

The Reformation Translation Fellowship enthusiastically supports the training of pastors and Church leaders for the house church networks in China. It has provided resources for a new and mobile ministry training organisation called the Calvin Theological Hall. This is led by Pastor John Lin. Here