Category Archives: Neuroscience

The expanded role of medical doctors

Although doctors are primarily charged with caring for physical health, over the last three to four decades, doctors have been called to take the role that was once reserved for a different profession. Continue reading

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Links worth seeing

The five links below might not appeal to everyone. Yet they’re worth seeing for those who share a wide variety of interests. Enjoy! “…face to face with dying, he was not quite done with living.” A lengthy but interesting look at … Continue reading

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Science-Creation Debate

I think we need more transparency about what science can and cannot prove. This will require honesty from both sides of the debate. Continue reading

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Biologically based sadness

Church people are sometimes well-intentioned but hurtful when they approach all discouragement as a matter of simple obedience to the Lord. Continue reading

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Counseling the whole person

  Humans are complex beings and our fall from God’s will for us has badly complicated our existence. We experience brokenness on every level of life. Our complexity involves deficiencies in every area of life and each area overlaps with the … Continue reading

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The anatomy of normal sadness

Life is hard when you feel like you’re stuck in a flight pattern you can’t get out of.
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A holistic approach to counseling

See: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, Woefully and Tragically Fallen  

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8 links worth checking out

A Bubba With a Passion for the Gospel and Golf (In That Order) What’s Your State Good At? The restoring power of music: How to Listen to Music Social networking 101 for parents Almost 20% of 3rd Graders Have Cell … Continue reading

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Counseling and the findings of Neuroscience

Evangelicalism has significant stake in the decision-making nature of human beings. Terms like belief and unbelief; obedience and disobedience are part of a Biblical grammar of responsibility. Culpability and accountability are essential in relation to the bad news about sin; … Continue reading

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