Stories by Alex Doriot

Friday, Aug 9, 2013

Small things matter to a big God

As I step away from full-time ministry for now, I offer this one piece of advice: Do something small today.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, June 14, 2013

Accept grace with gratitude

My dog The Roc is a tough old miniature pinscher. When he had to have an infected toe removed, a slew of trouble began.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, March 22, 2013

There's more to life than the bubble we're born into

God wants to shake you from your complacency. Let Him.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

God made us to create

Everyone has a show week, a time to step on the stage and share the gifts that God has given with a wider audience.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

God has already won the game of life

The reason "Super Mario" stands out as one of my favorite gifts isn't so much because of the gameplay, or the graphics, or the hours I spent playing it. "Super Mario World" was a great gift ...
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012

When we call our own plays in life, we fumble

When our favorite football team fumbles the game away, someone has to take the blame; it's usually the coach.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Sept. 21, 2012

Don't get lost pursuing trophies

A trophy is more than a reward; it stands out as a memory of a journey. The problem is when the pursuit of a trophy becomes your only obsession.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Aug 10, 2012

No shame in dependence on God

My parents were always generous with granting me spending money when I didn’t have a job. But there was something different about being able to provide for myself.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, July 6, 2012

Write a new chapter in story of life

Some days it just feels like we can't stop living out the same story over and over. How do we change?
By Alex Doriot

Friday, June 1, 2012

Embrace divine interruption

There are two ways to respond when a plan goes off course. You can let the interruption fluster and frustrate you. Or you can embrace the interruption as divine intervention.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, April 13, 2012

Easter's message too often forgotten

There I was, just an ordinary kid, on the precipice of the most important night of my life: the fifth-grade dance.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

God will happily welcome you back

This is the tale of a wrestling school dropout. A few years back I stepped into a professional wrestling ring with two of my best friends in Harlem. We grew up watching spandex-clad athletes ...
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Life is short; find time for surprises

The best date I ever had was in the third grade. It wasn't all that romantic. It took place at Q-Zar Laser Tag Center. I went with my dad. Part of what made this date so special is that my dad ...
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Dec. 9, 2011

Working for God takes great faith

A believer’s responsibility is to spread the message of Christ so that others might believe and be saved. But the road to salvation usually is not a short path.
By Alex Doriot

Friday, Sept. 23, 2011

What to do when you're the worst

Mondays are pretty good for me. On Mondays I head into The Hill Baptist Church and plan out a week of building relationships with area students.
By Alex Doriot
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