Healing The Mind Chattanooga 1 – The Mind: God’s Design and What Went Wrong? (Jennings)
The human mind was designed with separate and distinct faculties to operate in a beautiful harmony. Something has damaged that balance and caused pain, suffering and illness. Discover God’s design for the mind, what went wrong and how to restore balance to your mind.Read More
Healing The Mind Chattanooga 4 – Recovering From Sexual Abuse (Jennings)
1 in 3 women will be sexually exploited before the age of 20, resulting in alterations to normal brain development, genetic expression, sexual intimacy and relationships. Discover how sexual trauma impacts the entire person and interventions to bring healing.Read More
The Journey of Life: The Roads We Travel — Part 1
Filled with all its challenges, stressors, sickness, and conflicts, life can be hard. Many people come to see me in the midst of their struggles, desperately searching for a better way to live. But, as I teach them to find practical strategies that will help them cope, I have also discovered that our understanding of reality — how life works — has a direct impact on our understanding of what is happening to us and our ability to cope with the stress.Read More
Finding Peace when Life Is Stressful
Do you ever get stressed, worried, tense, keyed-up?
In this world, we cannot avoid moments of stress because stressful events occur. When such events do occur, our bodies have an adaptive response to provide us quick energy and activate our body’s defenses (immune system) to protect us from injury or infection.Read More
Anger — Righteous Indignation or Selfish Retaliation?
Do you ever get angry? Recently, I was reading an article about marriage in which a Christian author was describing various indicators that might point to demonic oppression as a contributing cause to marital problems. One indicator he listed was “inappropriate anger.”Read More
The False Allure of Universalism
Recently, I received an email from a sincere lady who expressed her appreciation for my book The God-Shaped Brain, but was concerned that I have failed to embrace the fullness of God’s love by not promoting Universalism. She cited 1 Corinthians 13:8, that “love never fails,”Read More
Heavenly Sanctuary and Investigative Judgment
The Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church was founded not only upon the belief in the imminent return of Jesus, but also upon the idea that the church has a special mission to take a specific message to the world as part of preparing the world for the second coming of Christ.Read More
Exegesis and the Thought Police
Have you ever received a note or email with a comment that went something like this: According to Professor Smarter-than-you of the Biblical Academic Institution, your exegesis on Bible text such and such is incorrect”?Read More
Selfishness and Governance
Selfishness is the root of sin, resulting from believing lies about God and breaking the circle of love and trust.
Selfishness is based in fear and brings forth envy and jealousy.
Selfishness leads to exploiting others rather than serving others.Read More
New Wine in Old Skins
Recently, I received an email from a friend that had such powerful insight that I asked permission to post it on our website as a guest blog. I hope you find it as impactful as I did. – Dr. J
Issues of women’s ordination and compliance committees have some of us thinking that deeper forces are at work today in the church.Read More
Peace in a Violent World
The Bible tells us that we are living at the end of time and that it is at this time in human history that the evil one would become more ferocious in his attacks upon humanity. But what kind of war does Satan wage?Read More