Doug talks about whether or not social media can replace the role of gathering with a local church. He looks at both the strengths and weaknesses of social media community.
Doug talks about The Dark Side of Community. He looks at dealing with spiritual and physical abuse within the community of God. Doug also addresses the unique and often misunderstood challenges of ministering with people who have been abused.
Doug looks at abiding in community when we “don’t like people.”
Doug looks at the dividing reality of sin and the uniting reality of healthy community. When sin rules a relationship, we use the language of division. When God rules a relationship, we use the language of “us.” On today’s show we examines how sin divides families, churches and even nations. Doug talks about how George […]
What is wrong with the church? There is a whole industry of books, conferences and experts talking about why the church is declining. On today’s show Doug talks about an answer many are overlooking. The Community of God: A Theology of the Church From a Reluctant Pastor is available through Amazon or this Website
After a long hiatus, the Fairly Spiritual Show is back! Doug Bursch talks about the difference between a reconciling and a partisan dialogue.
Don’t let the rather mundane and boring title fool you, Murder for Two is an innovative, consistently creative, hilarious musical comedy farce. This 5th Avenue Theatre/ACT–A Contemporary Theatre co-production is the Pacific Northwest premiere of what happens when just two gifted actors and one well-tuned grand piano embody the interrogation of a room full of […]
Every year I post an updated thematic Bible reading plan prepared by Craig Desjardins and printed with his permission. This reading plan is a fresh and exciting way to read your way through the Bible. Please feel free to share with your friends and congregation. 2017-single-sheet 2017-bible-reading-calendar
Yesterday, Lin-Manuel Miranda once again introduced something thoroughly unique to the world. The full Hamilton Mixtape finally dropped last night and like pretty much everything else Lin-Manuel touches, this Hamilton Musical inspired multiple song release exists in a world all its own. Miranda has done more than gather big named musicians to croon covers from […]
When I first heard The 5th Avenue Theatre was mounting a production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, I prepared myself to write a somewhat cynical and sarcastic review lamenting the Disneyfication of musical theater. However, after watching The Little Mermaid’s opening night preview, I am reluctantly unable to do much more than just praise the […]