By Pastor Douglas S. Bursch, D.Min I’ve decided it would be good for me to write down why I support same-sex marriage. I am not attempting to convince anyone to change their opinions or perspectives. Instead, I am trying to communicate why my opinions and ideas concerning same-sex relationships have changed. I hope this will […]
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A Review of the 5th Avenue Theatre’s Production of Beauty and the Beast
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 […]
2022 Thematic Bible Reading Plan (by Craig DesJardins)
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
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.
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.
Stop Moralizing Everything
Doug looks at online divisiveness, church decline and relationship conflicts from a non-moral, non-ethical, non-spiritual perspective.
Posting Peace Small Group and Preaching Guide
I’m excited to announce that I’ve developed some resources to help people lead a small group study of Posting Peace or to actually preach through the book in a six-week sermon series. Anyone leading a group study of Posting Peace or preaching through the book will have the tremendous opportunity to facilitate discussions and activities […]
On today’s show Doug talks about deconstruction. What does it mean to deconstruct our faith? What are some of the many issues deconstruction deals with? Does all deconstruction look the same or act the same? How should we respond to people when they talk about deconstructing their faith? Doug gives lots of personal thoughts on […]