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 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 Check out this episode!

Bonus: Going “Home ” – A conversation with Middle Kingdom expats who have repatriated

It’s that time of the year in Beijing, again. With the season of coming and going being in full force, the Middle Kingdom sits down with Jeff and Tracy after repatriating. Join us for a discussion on the ups and the downs of that process and for some insight on how you can make transitions smoother. You can find notes from today’s show on our website at Check out

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 out this episode!

Spiritual Disciplines: The Disciplines of Engagement 006

Join the citizens of the Middle Kingdom as we explore what the Bible has to say about the disciplines of engagement.     Verses from today’s show:   Galatians 5:13   Colossians 3:23-24    Hebrews 6:10     1 Peter 4   Proverbs 3:27   Hebrews 10:24-25   Acts 2:42   1 Thessalonians 5:11   2 Chronicles 20:21   1 Corinthians 10:29   Proverbs 14:13     Links/Resources:   iherb –

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