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A Conflicted Christian’s Response to the Election
I don’t enjoy conflict, even when it’s necessary, healthy or unavoidable. This might explain why I confront most political activity with low grade anxiety/depression. When I try to figure out if it’s anxiety or depression, I just end up feeling more depressed…or is it more anxious. Regardless, I don’t enjoy feeling conflicted when confronting conflict. […]
The Failing Rhetoric of Bitter America
“We must remember our history so we can find new reasons to justify the same mistakes.” I hope this is that election. The moment when it finally crumbles. . .the moment when all this righteous rhetoric is seen for what it is. . .political pandering and meaningless shell game shuffling. The tired narrative has been […]
Christian Radio Host Responds to Limbaugh’s Remarks
Audio from “Live from Seattle with Doug Bursch” concerning the Rush Limbaugh apology Click on the link above for audio from my daily radio show, “Live from Seattle with Doug Bursch.” I addressed my frustration with Conservative Christians remaining silent on Rush Limbaugh’s remarks. You can listen to the show live from 4-6 pm on […]
I’m an Anxious Man
My anxiety abides within my gut, within my skin, within countless compromises and desperate attempts to be accepted. My anxiety abides. My anxiety abides within my biology, within my earliest memories, within restless sleep and twisted dreams, within racing thoughts, shifting eyes, fidgeting legs, and perpetual foreboding anticipations. My anxiety abides. My anxiety is a […]
A Declaration of Freedom!
On July 2nd, 1776 the Second Continental Congress adopted the Lee Resolution declaring the Thirteen Colonies to be independent of the British Empire. Two days later, an explanation and justification of the Lee Resolution was indelibly sealed and signed into parchment as the United States Declaration of Independence. This foundational document concludes with the following […]
Thou Shall Be Funny. . . Within Limits!
I occasionally enlist satirical or ironic wit to drive home my more salient points. Humor has a way of penetrating defenses and bypassing even the most formidable interior walls. Also, humor is really funny! Even the most astute and solemn theologian must come to grips with the origins of funny. Either all jokes rose from […]