Doug talks about faith for failures or succeeding when it looks like you are failing. He looks at the importance of Abram becoming Abraham and the role of faith in the life of Abraham and the life of every Christian. An encouraging word for anyone about to give up.
On today’s show Doug provides advice for strange or “different” pastors. This show is for introverts, the overly-sensitive or any minister who just doesn’t fit in.
Today’s show is all about encouraging Christians to create, to write, to draw, to paint, to dance, to do what God has placed on their hearts. Doug talks about resisting the spirit of this negative, spectator, assessment age through creativity. He looks at how we need to expand our definition of Christian art and Christian […]
Doug talks about mental illness and the church. He looks at how the mind can be harmed like any other part of the human body. He addresses how Christians and the church should deal with issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD and other mental health problems.
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.