A musical that repeatedly proports “the sun will come out tomorrow” seems appropriate for audiences used to perpetually cloudy, dark, rain-slogged Pacific Northwest winters. Consequently, Annie finds itself back in Seattle once again championing the infectiously optimistic, dare I say escapist, mantra that “tomorrow there will be sun.” Despite my preconceived cynical disposition, I was […]
On today’s show Doug talks about abandoning the myth of the perfect church, family, friendship or community. Doug also talks about why he is praying for Robert Mueller and the Russian Investigation.
Today’s show is geared towards pastors of churches with 200 or fewer people. Doug talks about how easy it is to lose your identity pastoring in the church growth and assessment age. He gives advice on how to find and maintain your identity as a pastor of a small or normal sized church.
Doug talks about how Jesus and his disciples ministered through community. He looks at how most Christian leadership books get the concept of Jesus and discipleship wrong. He also examines how Paul’s ministry began because of the work of Barnabas.
On today’s show Doug talks about the danger of being a lone, alone Christian. He looks at the biblical images of being the body of Christ and the temple of God. He also looks at the warning against destroying God’s church.
Doug talks about having a Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego kind of calling that refuses to bow down or give up. He looks at the difference between being spectators and doers of the Kingdom.
On today’s show Doug talks about Pentecost and being a Pentecostal. He looks at the central reason the Holy Spirit was poured out on the day of Pentecost and what this means to us and our need for Christian community.
On today’s show Doug talks about why people refuse to repent or to change course when their lives are clearly going in the wrong direction. Why do we justify our actions at the cost of spiritual transformation.
Doug talks about how Christians have been saved to become a people that will bless the rest of the people on the face of the earth. Christ went to the cross to fulfill God’s promise to Abraham. As Christians our lives are to be an expression of God’s promise to Abraham. This means we live […]
On today’s show Doug talks about how sin divides marriages, families and nations. He looks at the divided language of sin and the united language of Christ.