Category: Calling

If you are reading this post, guess what? You’re influenced by technology. And in so very many ways. The sheer number of technological developments that have happened in the last decade just so you could be on your “laptop” (or “smart phone,” or “tablet”) and checking this “blog” to read about the latest “podcast” episode… […]

Is it possible for you to ever think of yourself as a person of prayer? When we hear the description “a person of prayer,” we often picture some admirably pious person. We think of those spiritual giants who teach Sunday School, serve as deacons, lead church committees, witness to people at bus stops, etc. But, […]

This summer, The DBC Podcast will host the audio recordings of each of the six special classes offered on Sunday mornings known as the Summer Institute. These are five-session classes (three classes per semester) taught by some of the most knowledgable teachers in our church. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday will feature a new session. […]

Peter gets a bad rap sometimes. The guy Jesus personally nicknamed “Rock” – yes, the Son of Almighty God has a penchant for nicknames – is sometimes considered a foot-in-mouth annoyance, a guy who for so long just didn’t get it. Sometimes, this same attitude is projected on the twelve disciples as a whole. But, […]

Yeah, that’s the title of this episode. Get it? Anyone else grow up in church thinking it was the actual title of the hymn “Glad is the Cross I Bear”? Not wholly unlike so many of us thinking Creedence Clearwater Revival was singing “There’s a bathroom on the right” rather than “There’s a bad moon […]

It’s STILL the most wonderful time of year! A time to celebrate Jesus. Yes, there are those who will persist in rejecting him as Savior. However, these same people still cherish the very things Jesus came to bring us: hope, peace, joy, love… As such, Christmas can be the most unifying time of year. But that […]

“We’re on a mission from God.” This famous line from The Blues Brothers shows just how far we’ve come from understanding what true mission is all about. We sometimes hear people – not only Christians – talk about being “called” to something. You might ask “Who called you?” and if they don’t think it’s God, they will often […]