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Ask a... TCA!

In a previous Ask a… blog, Noah shared about being a TCK (third culture kid). You can read about his experience here. Today, we will be learning about what it is like to be a TCA… third culture adult! That is, someone who left their country in their adult years and now lives in a […]

By Keara Mulhern

September 28, 2018

Is Your Church Your Idol?

Photo credit: Zach Mazrim Prior to living in China, my spiritual walk was one I would describe as searching, doubting, waiting, and longing. I was a Christian, but I was hungry to know more, hear more, and experience more. Two days after I landed, I attended my first service at what immediately became my Beijing […]

By Keara Mulhern

July 3, 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

Ask A... PK!

Last week we heard from Emmie’s mom, Gloria, on visiting Beijing as a tourist. If you missed it, you can find it here. This week Emmie trusted me with the responsibility of interviewing one of the coolest PKs (Pastor’s Kid) that we know… Zach! So Zach, I’m sure a lot of people are curious about […]

By Keara Mulhern

June 22, 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

A Sinful Understanding of Sin

Repentance. This was how Jesus began and ended his earthly ministry (Matthew 3:2, Luke 24:47). It was His central message which revolved around a central theme, Christ came to “seek…

By TJ Johnson

June 4, 2018

Ask a...Roommate

Last week I got to talk to Angel about life as a commuter, which you can read here. This week I caught up with my friend, Jessica, to talk about…

By Emmie Wenzell

June 1, 2018

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 […]

By Emmie Wenzell

May 25, 2018

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 […]

By Emmie Wenzell

May 17, 2018

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 […]

By Emmie Wenzell

May 11, 2018

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 […]

By Emmie Wenzell

May 3, 2018

Ask a...Beijinger

Today’s post marks the start of a new blog series, called “Ask a…” where we’ll be interviewing different people about their lives and experiences. Due to our home base being Beijing, we’ve decided to launch the series with Ask a Beijinger! Our guest is my good friend Serene and I’ll let her tell you more […]

By Emmie Wenzell

April 26, 2018