Doug talks about how life is full of suffering yet we don’t always examine the cause of our suffering. He looks at living for our will or the will of God. A show about treating the cause of our symptoms.
So Doug sort of got off track on this show. He said it was going to be about one thing but then spent the entire show talking about why we should appreciate pastors. A heartfelt detour.
Doug talks about how God’s miracles are often bigger than anything we are praying for or even imagining. He looks at how the limited prayer life of the Act’s church led to some unimaginable miracles.
Doug talks about rejecting Christian escapism. He looks at how the Acts church was called to prepare for a famine as an example of how we are often called to prepare to walk through difficult times and circumstances.
Doug talks about embracing the reality of our calling instead of comparing our existence to a fiction that has never really existed. He looks at how to deal with ministry rejection and new ministry opportunities through examining the life of Paul.
Doug talks about his personal struggle with serving the created instead of the Creator. He reads from his book The Community of God: A Theology of the Church From a Reluctant Pastor addressing chapter Four: “Pursuing the Tree of Ruin.”
Doug talks about how the new Downton Abbey film has him thinking about the value of every member of the body of Christ.
Doug talks about facilitating environments that provide healing for childhood trauma. He also looks at signs individuals might be struggling with how to deal with childhood abuse or trauma. He specifically speaks about dissociation and integration when dealing with abuse. This show could be very helpful for individuals seeking help with childhood trauma or who […]
Doug talks about how God hears and honors the prayers of pagans. He looks at how Christians are called to bring the clarity of Jesus to a world seeking relationship with God.
Doug talks about our erroneous Christian caste system. How does God really assess the worth of our ministry?