Fengshun - Begin Building in BaXiang
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BEGIN BUILDING IN BAXIANG
We finally began constructing a church :-D The town of BaXiang is located in a hilly region of Southeast China between the Mei and Han rivers. The two closest cities of size are the ancient towns of Meizhou (also known as Meixian) to the north and Chaozhou to the southeast (near Shantou).
The hill country has missed out on the prosperity of
OUR NEW FRIENDS
Our team members have helped build churches in many different places on six continents. Every one of us came away from our adventures in Guangdong believing that the Hakka are among the friendliest and most hospitable folks in the world. They are an officially recognized minority by the Chinese government also known as the Kejia or “guest people”. Their long exile and continued sense of being forgotten “guests” usually make them leery of “outsiders”. However, they welcomed us with open arms and we quickly became fast friends.