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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 […]

By Emmie Wenzell

May 23, 2018

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   […]

By Emmie Wenzell

May 9, 2018

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 […]

By Emmie Wenzell

May 1, 2018

Spiritual Disciplines: Introduction to the Spiritual Disciplines 001

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the Bible has to say about the spiritual disciplines. Verses from today’s show: Matthew 11:29-30 1 John 5:3 Leviticus 19:2 Galatians 6:7-9 2 Corinthians 13:5 Links/Resources: Dallas Willard The Spirit of the Disciplines Richard Foster Celebration of Discipline David Mathis Habits of Grace Randy Alcorn The […]

By Emmie Wenzell

April 25, 2018

Bonus: Unity in Diversity

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom for this special episode on unity in diversity. Verses from today’s show: Ephesians 4:1-7 John 17 Links/Resources: Beijing International Christian Fellowship (BICF) Martyn Lloyd-Jones The Basis of Christian Unity 

By Emmie Wenzell

April 18, 2018

Proverbs: Exploitation 010

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about exploitation. Verses from today’s show: Proverbs 3:27 Proverbs 14:31 Proverbs 19:17 Proverbs 28:8, 27 Links/Resources: Starfish Project Beijing International Christian Fellowship (BICF)  Slavery Footprint

By Emmie Wenzell

April 13, 2018

Proverbs: The Way of Wisdom 014

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we conclude our series on what the book of Proverbs has to say about the way of wisdom. Verses from today’s show: Proverbs 1:20-21, 2:3-6 Ecclesiastes 1:18 Galatians 6:9 James 3:13-18 1 Peter 4:12-16 Links/Resources: International Talk Like a Pirate Day – Sept 19

By Emmie Wenzell

April 11, 2018

Proverbs: Community 013

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about community. Verses from today’s show: Proverbs 15:22 Proverbs 18:24 Proverbs 27:17 Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 Hebrews 10:24-25 Links/Resources “Unity” Chris Brandstetter Andrei Rubev’s Trinity

By Emmie Wenzell

April 4, 2018

Proverbs: Being Good to Your Family 012

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about being good to your family.   Links/Resources Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp The Young Peacemaker by Corlette Sande The Marriage Builder by Dr. Larry Crabb   Verses from today’s show: Proverbs 4:23 Proverbs 12:4 Proverbs […]

By Emmie Wenzell

March 28, 2018

Proverbs: Being a Good Neighbor 011

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about being a good neighbor. Links from today’s show: https://starfishproject.com/ Verses from today’s show: Proverbs 3:28 Proverbs 26:18-19 Proverbs 25:17

By Emmie Wenzell

March 21, 2018

Proverbs: Integrity 009

Join citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about integrity. Links/Resources: “The Day American Told the Truth” by James Patterson and Peter Kim, 1991 Verses from today’s show: Proverbs 10:9 Proverbs 11:3 I Peter 3:16 II Corinthians 8:21 Hebrews 13:18 Isaiah 6:5-6

By jenni_mk

January 27, 2018

Proverbs: Anger 008

Join citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about anger. Verses from today’s show: Proverbs 12:16 Proverbs 15:1 Proverbs 29:11 Proverbs 14:17 Proverbs 15:18 Ephesians 4:26-31 I Corinthians 13:4-5 Ephesians 4:32

By jenni_mk

January 18, 2018

Proverbs: Gossip 007

Join citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about gossip. Links and Resources: Great Minds Discuss Ideas; Average Minds Discuss Events; Small Minds Discuss People THINK: T – is it TRUE? H – is it HELPFUL? I – is it INSPIRING? N – is it NECESSARY? […]

By jenni_mk

December 15, 2017

Proverbs: Overindulgence 006

Join citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about overindulgence.   Links/Resources: Japanese 80/20 Rule Eating Disorders Statistics http://www.anad.org/get-information/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/ http://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2012/03/health/infographic.eating.disorders/ https://www.ndsu.edu/fileadmin/counseling/Eating_Disorder_Statistics.pdf   Verses from today’s show: I Samuel 16:7 Proverbs 31:30 Proverbs 25:16, 28 Matthew 11:19 Proverbs 23:20-21 Matthew 6:25/Luke 12: 22-23 I John 2:16 I […]

By jenni_mk

December 8, 2017

Proverbs: Snobbery 005

Join citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the book of Proverbs has to say about being snobby. Verses from today’s show: Proverbs 16:18; 21:4 I John 2:16 Romans 12:16 Philippians 2:3 Psalm 12:3 I Peter 3:4 I Timothy 6:17 CS Lewis Quote: “Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out […]

By jenni_mk

November 30, 2017