Spiritual Disciplines: The Disciplines of Engagement 006

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the Bible has to say about the disciplines of engagement.     Verses from today’s show:   Galatians 5:13   Colossians 3:23-24    Hebrews 6:10     1 Peter 4   Proverbs 3:27   Hebrews 10:24-25   Acts 2:42   1 Thessalonians 5:11   2 Chronicles 20:21   1 Corinthians 10:29   Proverbs 14:13     Links/Resources:   iherb –

Ask a…Commuter

Living in a huge city, lots of people travel long distances to get to and from work. So for this week I decided to talk to my friend Angel, who has one of longest commutes of anyone I know. Here this week’s Ask a…Commuter:   For the baseline question, Angel, how long is your daily commute? About 2.5 – 3 hours total, up from the 0.5 hours total it used

Spiritual Disciplines: The Disciplines of Abstinence 005

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the Bible has to say about the disciplines of abstinence. Verses from today’s show:   Isaiah 58:3-10 Matthew 6:16-18 Matthew 6:21, 25-27 Mark 10:46-52 1 Corinthians 6:13 1 Corinthians 6:18-20 Colossians 3:5 Philippians 4:6-7, 11-13 1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 Links/Resources   This Minimalist Owns Just 150 Items ?Could You? Huang Qingjun Check out this episode!

Ask a…TCK

Living as an expat means there are lots of different people you get to meet, and some of the coolest people I’ve gotten to talk to are third-culture kids, or TCKs. This week I was really excited to have the chance to talk to Noah, a friend of mine who’s grown up overseas and getting ready to move to the US for university, but I’ll let him share the rest

Ask a(n)…International Student

This week I got to Ask a(n)…International Student! I got to talk to my friend, and fellow student, TJ, about life as a student overseas. He’s originally from Zimbabwe and is studying here in Beijing.   So to get us started, TJ, can you tell us a little bit about your studies? I am a Bachelor’s student studying computer science at Beijing University of Technology. It is a 4 year

Spiritual Disciplines: The Outward Disciplines 003

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the Bible has to say about the outward disciplines. Verses from today’s show: Luke 5:16 Matthew 26:36-39 Ephesians 5:21 Links/Resources: Dallas Willard The Spirit of the Disciplines Richard Foster Celebration of Discipline David Mathis Habits of Grace Breather NY Times Quiet City Map Calm Nap York   Check out this episode!

Ask a…Pastor

For this week’s Ask a… blog post, we decided to catch up with Pastor Ben and learn more about what life is actually like for a pastor! If you missed last week’s interview, check out Ask a…Beijinger with Serene here.   Thanks so much for taking to the time to chat, Pastor Ben! To start us off, can you tell us a bit about where you serve and what do

Spiritual Disciplines: The Inward Disciplines 002

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the Bible has to say about the inward disciplines. Verses from today’s show: Joshua 1:8 1 Thessalonians 4 2 Chronicles 6 Proverbs 3 Links/Resources: Dallas Willard The Spirit of the Disciplines Richard Foster Celebration of Discipline David Mathis Habits of Grace Brother Lawrence Practice of the Presence of God St Augustine on Prayer Martin Luther on Prayer John Calvin on Prayer Check out