photo copy August 02

A Private Letter to Hurting Pastors

A Private Letter to Hurting Pastors by Pastor Doug Bursch NOTE TO READER: Recently, I wrote a letter to a good friend of mine who is also a full time pastor. At the time, he was facing some really difficult relational challenges in the church he faithfully serves. I’ve decided to share a modified version […]

the Late Show September 17

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Has Room for Improvement

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert launched last week and the first shows demonstrate great promise but some weaknesses as well. As a big Colbert fan, I must admit that I’m rather biased in favor of rooting for his success. Thankfully, there is plenty to root for. – I’m glad to see Colbert has embraced […]

From the glass museum September 15

Things to remember before I try to change the world

Things to remember before I try to change the world. God is not a Republican. He’s not a Democrat, a Libertarian or a member of the Green Party. God is neither far right nor far left. He is definitely not a moderate. God’s not even an American. God will not show me His papers. God […]

kindness September 04

Without Kindness It’s Simply Not Biblical

I’d like to take a break from all the foolish talk and actually just focus on stuff the Bible talks about. So let’s talk about kindness. I have about 6 years of postgraduate theological education, but my theological background is not needed to figure out the Bible’s view of kindness. Just go to your favorite […]

Starbucks (I'm Bored) September 02

Starbucks Parenting

So a lawyer decided to test Jesus by asking Him one of those big theological questions everyone likes to fight about. He said, “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” Jesus responded without hesitation, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all […]

Aimee Semple McPherson August 31

The Problem with Female Pastors and How to Fix It

I believe both men and women are called to preach and teach the word of God. These are the last days, and in the last days God has poured out his Spirit on all flesh. Therefore, the sons and daughters of God will prophesy the good news of the Kingdom of God to all flesh […]

FullSizeRender August 20

Love…Your Enemies

Jesus commanded us to love: “But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil” (Luke 6:35). Jesus called us to love, not because it is easy, but […]

There is a Starbucks in both Disneyland and California Adventure!!! June 10

Disneyland for Cheapskate Families

Here are some quick suggestions for any cheapskate families visiting Disneyland or California Adventure. 1. Never pay full price for tickets: You can buy your tickets ahead of time through ARES travel and save a few bucks on every ticket. 2. Bring snacks into the park: Although the Disney website usually says food is not […]


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