Dave Burgess – MA Theological Studies A couple of weeks ago I was leading a Bible Study class. As we studied the first chapter of Luke, I expected discussion of the Christmas story related in chapters one and two. But to my surprise we ended up on the topic of doubt. In retrospect this should […]Read more "Is it Sinful to Doubt?"
Dave Burgess – MA Theological Studies This post was inspired largely by a conversation I had with a friend at church not too long ago. We were discussing the existence of heaven and hell and what those terms really mean. We talked about how thoughts on such matters are formed and where the basis for […]Read more "Is That True?"
Dave Burgess MA Theological Studies In the last post I looked at a way of helping refocus ourselves during difficult times when the pressure seems to be coming from all directions. As a Biblical example we looked to the story of Daniel in the lion’s den. We saw Daniel step back from a hostile situation, […]Read more "When The Pressure Mounts – Part Two"
Dave Burgess MA Theological Studies A few months ago, my wife and I attended a worship conference in Connecticut. In one of the breakout sessions we listened to a young woman describe a time in her life in which she became overwhelmed with life and her faith suffered. She was a worship leader in a […]Read more "When the Pressure Mounts – Part One"
Dave Burgess – MA Theological Studies “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, you taken up and thrown into the sea, it will happen. Whatever you ask […]Read more "In Good Company – A Fellowship of Unanswered Prayer"
Dave Burgess – M.A. Theological Studies “The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one, I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even […]Read more "The Coming Glory"
Dave Burgess – MA Theological Studies 5/23/17 In my last post, “Meeting Us Where We Are” I discussed the reality that Jesus did not always associate with those people we might expect. In fact he sat down with some of the most reviled people of that time period. He knew that those were the people who […]Read more "What Happens Next?"