Last Friday I had the privilege of seeing Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Here’s a simple summary: If you liked Disney’s Beauty and the Beast movies, you’ll like the musical. The show contains all the movie song favorites with so many familiar lyrics you might catch yourself accidently singing “there […]
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Doug looks at how to be successful in ministry and life.
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
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 […]
In today’s show Doug talks about how internet communication is controlling what we are talking about.
Doug talks about the good news of being in the last days. This podcast will encourage you about the end of all things.
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 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 […]
Doug looks at the actual reasons churches and church attendance are declining. The answers go far beyond bad pastors, bad churches and bad theology.
Doug looks at how bad theology is often used to defend the bad behaviors of bad pastors.