So much talk about what Jesus would do or Christians should do. Doug talks about what Jesus actually did and how that should influence the way we interact with today’s culture.
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Doug talks about spiritual prosperity. Is Christ enough or do we need more to be satisfied in life? We examine Paul’s life as he waited on God with very little worldly success to defend his life.
Witness Christ Before You Witness Christ!
Doug talks about the need to abide with and witness the presence and person of Christ every single day before we try to tell the world about Christ. We need to be with Jesus before we proclaim Jesus.
Never Minister Alone
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.
The Favor of the Father
Doug Talks about why it is important to know who we are in Christ before we head out into the world. He looks at why Jesus was baptized and why Amazon keeps recommending people purchase dog brushes whenever they search Doug Bursch.
Pastor Mark Driscoll and Reconciliation
Doug talks about the need for pastor Mark Driscoll to embrace the ministry of reconciliation before he publishes another book, preaches another sermon or starts another church. This is a thoughtful but focused discussion on why every minister must take reconciliation seriously and why Mark Driscoll’s new book is ultimately problematic.
Discipleship Through Community (Podcast)
Doug talks about how Jesus discipled through community. He looks at discipleship as a relationship more than a process and examines the problem with making discipleship a church program rather than a way of living.
Sometimes Rebellion is the Fruit of God Leadership! (A Must Read for Pastors)
It’s easy for pastors to fall into an irrational logic concerning their worth and role as a minister of the gospel. I’ve often joked with fellow ministers about the seemingly thankless role of the senior pastor. If the church grows, God gets all the credit. If the church fails, it’s your fault! Revival is attributed […]
Following Jesus the Leader
Luke 6:46-49 “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you? Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And […]