http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/Workplace_006.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today we continue our discussion on Faith and Work as we discuss how to balance work and leisure. In an age when technology not only makes it possible to bring work home, but also brings an expectation to be “on call” every hour of the day how do we learn how to say no to work and yes to rest? Wendell Berry once
http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/Workplace_005.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we continue our discussion on Faith and Work as we discuss how to work with integrity. So many individuals and companies fall to the lure of compromising their integrity. As Christians we are called to work wholeheartedly, knowing that Christ Himself sees through our actions and into the motivations that brought about those actions. The way of integrity begins when we seek to
http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/Workplace_002.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today we continue our series on Jesus in the Workplace with a conversation on transformation in the workplace. What does it mean to make change at work? How do we go about doing that? Join us in the conversation and find out more on our website.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/Workplace_007.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we finish our discussion on Faith and Work as we discuss how to be intentional with our faith. The phrase, “Preach the gospel, if necessary use word,” has been falsely attributed to St. Francis. Here’s the problem, “Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God.” In our respective workplaces our gospel action must be accompanied with gospel words for true
http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/The_Singing_Teacher.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we chat with Dr. Zeb Balentine about his book, “The Singing Teacher.” In this episode we discuss the power of song and how congregational worship not only helps shape our understanding of who God is but also prepares us for death. If you like what you hear be sure to pick up Dr. Balentine’s book, “The Singing Teacher: How the Worship Leader Shapes
http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/Workplace_004.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we continue our discussion on Faith and Work as we discuss the difficult topic of failure. Everyone fails, but as Christians there is hope in our failure for Christ’s grace toward us is greater than our greatest failure. If you are going through a season of failure we pray this episode brings healing for today and hope for tomorrow. Join us in the
http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/Workplace_003.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today we continue our discussion on Faith and Work as we discuss how work itself can be a litmus test on what we truly value. What are the idols that lurk in your heart seeking opportunity to turn the good gift of work into an ultimate gift? Join us in the conversation and find out more on our website.
This week’s episode features a special bonus conversation on the topic of faith and entrepreneurship, with answers to questions like, how can I greater integrate my faith into my work, venture, or creative endeavors? What makes a Christian entrepreneur stand out in the broader entrepreneurial community? What can the Christian church at large learn from entrepreneurs? This episode highlights three successful entrepreneurs and leaders based in Beijing who are living