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Profile of Doug Pierce

How long have you been a minister?

I started my ministerial career 40 years ago.

Who ordained you?

Charles Strickland.

On which district?

Southwest Oklahoma.

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Examples

We have a number of examples from our church. Perhaps one of the best examples right now is Lindsey, a Christian for less than two years.

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Freedom from Sin

Nobody has to teach us to preference ourselves and our desires. We come into this world with self clearly in first place. Children on the playground illustrate this phenomenon well. Original sin speaks to the sinful human condition.

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Iron Sharpens Iron

Daily we are a barraged with advertisements from institutions of higher education encouraging one to get an MBA, become a nurse practitioner, or work on an online doctorate.

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Sketches

What do you do for a living? I am project manager for a power and energy company. We provide electrical power for South Africa.

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Quotes

We actually need each other more than we realize. —Hans Deventer

Repeated, unconditional forgiveness is required for even (especially) our most detested enemy. —Jon Johnston

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Q&A

Q: Are Christians, especially Nazarenes, as likely to divorce as non-Christians?

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Noah Is My Friend

The biblical story of Noah and the ark fascinates our imaginations. It basically revolves around a God-fearing family who lived in the middle of an evil society, and eventually became a beacon of salvation in their troubled times.

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