"When the LORD brought back the captives to Zion, we were like men who dreamed. Our mouths were filled with laugher, our tongues with songs of joy. Then, it was said among the nations, “The LORD has done great things for them.” -- Psalm 126:1-2
We just had the Hong Kong Church of Christ 25th Anniversary Conference, “In the Beginning.” As the title of the conference aptly states, about 20 disciples from Boston, London, and Hong Kong started the Hong Kong Church of Christ in 1987. Under Scott and Lynne Green’s leadership, the church grew from a handful to close to 2,000 disciples in the first 10 years, as well as planted the churches in Taipei and China.
The second 10 years was challenged by the tumultuous changes of the leadership in our churches around the world. Philip and Pandora Lam faithfully and courageously kept the Hong Kong Church together through this challenging period. Despite these challenges, the Lord has built his kingdom continually in Greater China. We currently have close to 1,000 disciples meeting in China, 600 disciples in Taiwan, and 1,900 disciples in Hong Kong. While we are grateful for these souls saved, we are reminded that there are millions more we must reach out to.
This conference is to celebrate what the Lord has done in the past 25 years, we also want to recognize the past and present staff and lay leaders who have sacrificed for this dream to come true, as well as to affirm our continued goal to take the message of salvation through Jesus to all parts of the Greater China. Together we will build his church as a city on a hill in our generation!