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Author: Emmie Wenzell


The Problem of the Church 004

This week we bring in two guest pastors to continue our series on the church and talk about some of the common problems of the church – both local and global-and the hope for the future. Check out notes from this week’s episode on the Middle Kingdom website. Check out this episode!

By Emmie Wenzell

September 26, 2018

The People of the Church 003

This week we discuss another a component of the church: its people. With a discussion ranging from church membership to women in leadership to the church, join us in this week’s conversation. For today’s verses and notes, visit themiddlekingdom.org. Check out this episode!

By Emmie Wenzell

September 19, 2018

The Purpose of the Church 002

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we discuss the purpose and mission of the church. Check out our website for notes from today’s show and other resources. Check out this episode!

By Emmie Wenzell

September 12, 2018

The Church - Introduction 001

Bringing together the different hosts of the Middle Kingdom, we’re excited to introduce our new series: The Church. Today’s episode addresses some common misconceptions and seeks to set a baseline definition of “the church” for this new series. You can find notes from today’s show on our website at themiddlekingdom.org. Check out this episode!

By Emmie Wenzell

August 27, 2018

Unveiled: Conclusion - Avoiding Mistakes 007

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we wrap up our series, Unveiled, and discuss what the Old Testament has to say about Jesus and some of the common mistakes that often arise in these discussions. To find verses, notes, and small group discussion’s from today’s show, visit themiddlekingdom.org. Links/Resources: Gospel and Kingdom by […]

By Emmie Wenzell

August 8, 2018

Unveiled: Jesus as Key - Understanding the Fullness of the New Testament 006

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we continue our series, Unveiled, and dig into what the Old Testament has to say about Jesus as the key to understanding the fullness of the New Testament. To find verses, notes, and small group discussion’s from today’s show, visit themiddlekingdom.org. Check out this episode!

By Emmie Wenzell

August 1, 2018

Unveiled: Jesus as Man - Christophany in the Old Testament 005

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we continue our series, Unveiled, and dig into what the Old Testament has to say about Jesus as man. To find verses, notes, and small group discussion’s from today’s show, visit themiddlekingdom.org. Verses from today’s episode: Genesis 18 Genesis 32 Hosea 6:1 Daniel 3   Links/Resources: The […]

By Emmie Wenzell

July 18, 2018

Unveiled: Jesus as Type - Understanding Objects 004

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we continue our series, Unveiled, and dig into what the Old Testament has to say about Jesus as type. Links/Resources: Sabbath Rest by Sinclair Ferguson Delivered by Charles Spurgeon 101 portraits of Jesus in the Hebrew Scriptures by Bob Beasley   Verses: Genesis 2:1-3 Matthew 12:8 Matthew […]

By Emmie Wenzell

July 11, 2018

Unveiled: Jesus as Type - Understanding Persons & Events 003

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we continue our series, Unveiled, and dive into what the Old Testament has to say about Jesus as prophecy. To find verses, notes, and small group discussion questions from today’s show, visit themiddlekingdom.org. Verses from Today’s Show: Genesis 37-46 Haggai 2 Samuel 7   Links/Resources: Was Joseph […]

By Emmie Wenzell

July 4, 2018

Ask a...Summer Beijinger

As many people in expat communities like Beijing know, summer brings with it a mass-exodus from the city. Largely following the academic year, lots of individuals and families spend time…

By Emmie Wenzell

June 29, 2018

Unveiled: Jesus as Prophecy

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we continue our series, Unveiled, and look into what the Old Testament has to say about Jesus as prophecy. To find verses, notes, and small group discussions from today’s show, visit themiddlekingdom.org. Verses from today’s show: Genesis 3:15 Luke 24:25-26 Heb. 2:9 I Peter 1:10-11 I Peter […]

By Emmie Wenzell

June 29, 2018

Unveiled: Introduction - Clearing up Common Misconceptions

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we start a new series called Unveiled: What the Old Testament has to say about Jesus. This episode is the introduction where we clear up common misconceptions on this topic.     Verses from today’s show: Luke 24:25-27, 44-45 John 5:39-47 Acts 26:22-23 Heb. 11:24-26 John 8:56 […]

By Emmie Wenzell

June 20, 2018

Ask a...Tourist

I may be slightly biased, but I personally am so excited to share this week’s ask a…tourist because... *drum roll*... it’s with my mom, Gloria!   So, I’ll pretend I…

By Emmie Wenzell

June 15, 2018

Bonus: What is the Middle Kingdom?

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we have a conversation with TJ and Jenni Johnson, co-founders of the Middle Kingdom, on what the Middle Kingdom is. Verses from today’s show:   Romans 7:15-20 Links/Resources:   The Middle Kingdom The Bible Project on the Kingdom Graeme Goldsworthy, The Goldsworthy Trilogy  Worship Central, Pray City Church Check […]

By Emmie Wenzell

June 13, 2018