App update including LIFT radio
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on April 12th, 2022
Now we have a brand new update for the CSMN app. In the App Stores, you will find the application with latest version 5.19. It has a new worship music livestream incorporated, called LIFT radio, 24/7....  Read More
The Chosen
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on March 10th, 2022
The Chosen is a series of episodes about Jesus. It's an expensive project that is financed through crowd funding. Individuals and denominations can influence the course of the project. When you do some research on this project, it seems that the Church of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) is very involved. That raises a red flag.So far, two seasons have been produced and many other seasons will follow. ...  Read More
Song and teaching media search
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on March 4th, 2022
Songs search feature  Read More
Messaging through a browser
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on October 4th, 2021
Type your new text here....  Read More
Healthy church
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on September 21st, 2021
When students come to faith in Christ, the need for a healthy church for them arises. We made a list of things that need to be examined before one becomes part of a local church. Both doctrinally as in terms of character and spiritual fruit. You can access the list through an icon-link on the home page of the CSMN app....  Read More
Install Christian apps
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on September 19th, 2021
Chinese students usually come to The Netherlands with their mobile phones that are set up in China. When they try to install Christian mobile applications they get stuck because they automatically search the App Stores in China. Those App Stores have blocked Christian content. So they cannot install the CSMN app and the Youversion Bible app.This page Install Christian apps described the workaround...  Read More
Song playlists
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on September 11th, 2021
Many students are used to listen to music during travel, shopping, lab work, etc. We have added an extended playlist of Christian songs....  Read More
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on September 11th, 2021
We have added a number of Christian podcasts on our CSMN app. Currently there are 10 ministries represented on this list. We need the help of Chinese Christians to find Chinese spoken biblical sound podcasts....  Read More
Fill In notes
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on August 30th, 2021
Recently we have explored and implemented Fill In notes into our CSMN app. Fill in notes can only be used in the mobile app, not in the standard website.Fill In notes are attached to media. The media can be just an image or a video. The attachment to that media can be standard notes or fill in notes. The advantage of fill in notes is that blank spaces can be added to texts, so that the user is abl...  Read More
Stand Up for the Truth
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on August 12th, 2021
This is one of the best podcasts that I know. The host David Fiorazo is so biblical and uplifting. This helps me to understand the times we are living in....  Read More
Messaging feature
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on June 25th, 2021
For two months the messaging feature in the CSMN app has been failing regarding the notification alerts. If you have that issue, please check the steps described in this document....  Read More
Returnee to China course
by Ed van Ouwerkerk on May 6th, 2021
Many Chinese students study abroad in the USA, Europe, and Australia. An Australian organization offers short courses for Chinese who became Christians abroad and are returning to China. The upcoming short online course is called "Helping your friend thrive in China" and is given from 7-18 June. The registration deadline in 2 June. Go for the Course outline and Registration to https://www.thriving...  Read More