Liberal or Modern American/Bilingual Church

Liberal or Modern American/Bilingual Church

Postby stephlee » 14 Jun 2012, 23:23

Does anyone know of any liberal Christian churches that have English sessions? I live near Shi-Da and Tai-Da and would have thought there would be some for college-aged students, but so far, more seem to be rather traditional.
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Re: Liberal or Modern American/Bilingual Church

Postby marasan » 15 Jun 2012, 09:51

The church I go to might be what you're looking for. The pastor's from the US and he's black (with a little Indian mixed in). His wife is Taiwanese and she translates his sermons into Mandarin. A good non-denominational church with lots of good music. It's a small place, though. In case you're interested, here's a link:
http://www.ccc-asia.net/
Please PM me or reply here with contact info if you want me to meet you nearby and walk you to the church (I tried to PM you but wasn't successful for some reason so maybe providing contact info might be better).
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Re: Liberal or Modern American/Bilingual Church

Postby Zla'od » 21 Jun 2012, 10:43

English-speaking Episcopalian congregation in Shilin:

http://www.goodshepherd.com.tw/english/
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For even more saucy Buddhist scripture, see http://sdhammika.blogspot.tw/2010/08/st ... m-all.html
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Re: Liberal or Modern American/Bilingual Church

Postby sulavaca » 21 Jun 2012, 10:45

stephlee wrote:Does anyone know of any liberal Christian churches


Sorry. I just had to laugh at that one. :lol:
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