Tag Archives: Psychology

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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Questions for Church leaders

How does the average person in the church understand life-change and spiritual transformation in relation to bio-psychiatry, pharmacology and medicine? Continue reading

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A needed word on Christian counseling

Believers are often guilty of approaching people as one dimensional beings — as if we were only spiritual beings in need of salvation and spiritual solutions. We need more teaching in the Church on this subject because many Christians lose credibility in an area where they have far more too offer than they realize. Continue reading

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Holistic approach to counseling

Christians should use the widest possible lens for understanding and addressing human behavior. A vision of humanity based on Scripture provides us with a unique advantage for being holistically honest in dealing with human problems. What do I mean by … Continue reading

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They still want to know what it means

Postmodern concern for plurality, diversity and tolerance have not led to a more stable and secure society. Instead, the postmodern era exchanged one misguided mood for another. Postmodernity was fueled by a shift from the human optimism of modernity (based on scientific certainty and technological progress), to a pessimistic mood of skepticism and uncertainty. Continue reading

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Psychology and Business

The new authority is now a big business combination of biopsychology, pharmacology, medicine and the insurance industry. Continue reading

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No Room for Sadness

Depression is real and, as a recent commercial reminds us, it hurts everyone. Depression must be treated with care and sensitivity. But why has there been such an explosive growth of depression in our culture? Continue reading

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