1 Corinthians: Leadership in the Church 001

http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/1-4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe begin our series on 1 Corinthians.  Today we look at the first four chapters.  How should congregants view leaders in the church? How should leaders view their role? How does a misunderstanding of church leadership lead to dysfunction in the church? Additional Resources: Emotionally Healthy Church, Peter Scazzero with Warren Bird Next: Pastoral Succession That Works, William Vanderbloemen and Warren Bird The Cross

Bonus: Faith and Entrepreneurship

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

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!

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!

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!