Here is the 2022 edition of Craig DesJardins’ Thematic Bible Reading Plan! Feel free to use this plan and to share it with others. Please make sure you credit Craig DesJardins for all his hard work. Enjoy and God bless! 2022 Thematic Single SheetDownload 2022 Final Plan with Title Page and IntroductionDownload
Author Archive | Douglas Bursch
Awaken Your Soul: A Review of the Tacoma Concert Band’s Holiday Show
Sometimes I don’t realize how weary worn my soul has become until I’m surprised by beauty. This age of Covid has produced a general malaise. We are trying to survive and thrive the best we know how, but the relentless drumbeat of uncertainty, sickness and sadness has dulled the vibrancy of many daily activities. And […]
Toxic Trending Topics
In today’s show Doug talks about how internet communication is controlling what we are talking about.
The End is Near!
Doug talks about the good news of being in the last days. This podcast will encourage you about the end of all things.
Posting Peace Excerpt
The following is an excerpt from my latest book, Posting Peace: Why Social Media Divides Us and What We Can Do About It.
My Brain Contains Multitudes
My Brain Contains Multitudes In Walt Whitman’s poem, Section 51, Song of Myself, we find this often-quoted stanza: “Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)” In the context of the poem, Whitman might be addressing how we exist in the past, present and future. Our present […]
The Actual Reason Churches are Declining
Doug looks at the actual reasons churches and church attendance are declining. The answers go far beyond bad pastors, bad churches and bad theology.
Bad Theology Defending Bad Pastors
Doug looks at how bad theology is often used to defend the bad behaviors of bad pastors.
Dyslexic and Dyscalculia Trauma
Doug talks about living with dyslexia and dyscalculia. He looks at the often overlooked or minimized signs of these learning disabilities and advocates for more awareness, sensitivity and consideration.
Stop Moralizing Everything
Doug looks at online divisiveness, church decline and relationship conflicts from a non-moral, non-ethical, non-spiritual perspective.