Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences

Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences

Laughter, Health, and God’s Law
April 30, 2019 Blogs, Brain and Body Health, Design Law, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences, Mental Health and Healing Tim Jennings, M.D.

The Bible says that “a merry heart does good, like medicine” (Proverbs 17:22 NKJV).

But does being merry and cheerful actually bring real, measurable health benefits? According to science, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Here are just a few findings

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The Two Ditches: Atheism on the Left, Imperial Dictator God on the Right
November 15, 2018 Blogs, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

God is Creator — builder of all reality (space, time, energy, life) — and God’s laws are the laws upon which reality are constructed to operate — the laws of physics, health, and the moral laws.

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Anointing with Oil: Real Medicine or Superstitious Ceremony?
July 6, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

I received this question from an online listener:

I’m wondering if you could address the biblical teaching of anointing the sick referred to in the book of James from the design-law perspective? I just don’t understand this teaching having heard of many anointing services and seeing very few people healed. What’s the point? There must be more to it than just “blind faith.”

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The Power of Truth to Change the Brain
May 10, 2018 Blogs, Brain and Body Health, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

An online listener sent in this very interesting quote from a book entitled The Desire of Ages:

Christ affirmed that His word was in itself a key which would unlock the mystery to those who were prepared to receive it. It had a self-commending power, and this was the secret of the spread of His kingdom of truth. He desired Pilate to understand that only by receiving and appropriating truth could his ruined nature be reconstructed.  (P. 727.)

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The Benefits of Work
January 22, 2018 Blogs, Character Development, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

Human beings were created in the image of God. He is the Creator, and, therefore, we are designed to be creators in our own sphere. We are built to be industrious, creative, builders, designers, and workers! 

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Fear: the Medium of Death; Love: the Elixir of Life
March 16, 2014 Blogs, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

Winston Churchill said, “There is nothing to fear except fear itself.” Have you ever wondered about that famous statement? Imagine walking a four-inch wide balance beam placed securely on the ground, your feet only a few inches from the dirt. Now imagine walking that same beam raised 100 feet in the air. Would your ability to successfully traverse the beam be negatively affected as you look down from such a height? What changed? Fear!

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God And Your Brain 3: Buddha, Jesus, and the Brain
November 14, 2013 God and Your Brain Seminar, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

Buddha and Jesus are the two individuals who have perhaps impacted more people with their ideas and examples than any others in history. This presentation will contrast the philosophical differences underpinning their teachings while examining what recent brain science reveals about Eastern vs Biblical meditation.

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God And Your Brain 1: The God-Shaped Brain
November 14, 2013 Design Law, God and Your Brain Seminar, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

Our brains are in a constant state of flux. Moment by moment new connections are forming, idle tracks are being pruned back and brain circuits are changing. Discover how our beliefs change our brain wiring, our physical health, and even which genes are turned on or turned off. Do your beliefs matter — more than you ever knew!

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