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Pastor and writer Doug Bursch talks about life, God and Christian community from a fairly spiritual perspective.

Pastor and writer Doug Bursch talks about life, God and Christian community from a fairly spiritual perspective.
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United States

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Pastor and writer Doug Bursch talks about life, God and Christian community from a fairly spiritual perspective.

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English


Episodes

My Very Uncertain Life

12/3/2019
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Doug talks about how he is dealing with profound uncertainty in his life with the hopes that this show will bring us all closer to together and closer to God. Enjoy a very intimate look behind the curtain.

Duration:00:26:01

Surviving the Holidays

11/26/2019
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Doug talks about how to survive the holidays with a peace that passes understanding. Spirit-led survival.

Duration:00:26:01

The Most Dangerous Person in the Room

11/19/2019
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Doug talks about the most dangerous person in our lives, looking at the planks in our own eyes and the freedom of humbling ourselves in the sight of God. A great show to listen to before we crusade against the sin of others.

Duration:00:26:01

Distinguished by God's Presence

11/13/2019
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Doug talks about living based on the leading of God's presence. Are we living based on principles or presence?

Duration:00:26:01

Suffering for Your Will or God's

11/1/2019
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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.

Duration:00:26:01

Pastor Depreciation Month

10/26/2019
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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.

Duration:00:26:01

Unimaginable Miracles

10/18/2019
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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.

Duration:00:26:01

Rejecting Christian Escapism

10/11/2019
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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.

Duration:00:26:01

Embracing the Reality of Our Calling

10/8/2019
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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.

Duration:00:26:01

Pursuing the Tree of Ruin

10/1/2019
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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."

Duration:00:26:01

The Body of Christ and Downton Abbey

9/23/2019
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Doug talks about how the new Downton Abbey film has him thinking about the value of every member of the body of Christ.

Duration:00:26:01

Healing for Childhood Trauma

9/17/2019
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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 are trying to help others.

Duration:00:26:01

God Honors The Prayers of Pagans

9/11/2019
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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.

Duration:00:26:01

The Christian Caste System

9/3/2019
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Doug talks about our erroneous Christian caste system. How does God really assess the worth of our ministry?

Duration:00:26:01

Spiritual Prosperity

8/27/2019
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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.

Duration:00:26:01

A Story of My Present Weakness

8/18/2019
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Doug talks about his present faith journey and how profoundly weak he feels in this current ministry season. A great show for anyone waiting for prayers to be answered and doors to be opened.

Duration:00:26:01

Could God Use You to Reach Your Enemy?

8/12/2019
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Doug asks this question: Could God use you to reach your enemy? He examines our role in God's plan of reconciliation.

Duration:00:26:01

The Problem With Being Terribly Wrong

8/6/2019
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Doug talks about admitting to being terribly wrong. Who can truly confront you with being wrong? Doug looks at Paul's life and his journey in confronting being totally wrong.

Duration:00:26:01

Letting God lead you beyond who you are today

7/26/2019
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Doug looks at the life of Philip and talks about letting God define who we are beyond who we are today. He also looks at the problem with giving advice to people when they never asked for your advice.

Duration:00:26:01

Make Simon Great Again

7/22/2019
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Doug looks at the dangers of using the gospel to make a person or a nation great again. He examines Simon the sorcerer's attempt to become great again through using the gospel for selfish gain.

Duration:00:26:01