Ever thought about how to relate Christianity to cultural insights around us? This conversation is aimed at Christians trying to think through how to relate their faith to the world around them, in particular, with psychology.
At the time of this talk, over 3 million had been infected with Coronavirus and over 200 000 recorded deaths. Is it possible that a good and loving God exists and allows all this?
This talk explores how we can make sense of God in difficult times of suffering.
A psychological perspective on what that cause us these conflicts and how to overcome them. In particular, this lecture looks at how to recognise and deal with emotional battles using both the latest insights as well as ancient wisdom.
This talk looks at how to deal with anxiety firstly looking at how to recognise our anxiety in us – noting our physical symptoms too – and secondly by considering 3 common approaches to solving anxiety (CBT, Linden Method and a spiritual approach).
This talk discusses how to find one’s own spirituality in the midst of many other worldviews today. It considers the four main historic faiths as well as atheism and the “spiritual but not religious” viewpoint before identifying a way forward.
Interview at the Turin Book Convention. Looking at the stories of Rosaria Butterfield and Nancy Guthrie: different lives with deep battles that culminate with a happy ending. From desperation to hope through faith.
This talk explores the 2 main approaches to self-esteem prevalent in today’s society – self-improvement and self-acceptance and proposes a model of how they can be balanced and well grounded to provide a solid base for a strong self-esteem.
Originally published in a Christian magazine, Evangelicals Now. Up to 85% of people struggle with low self-esteem. That’s a lot of people. And it’s not just a problem for those outside the church, it affects those inside too…
This talk explores some of the latest academic research into pornography in order to help evaluate the wide role that pornography is now playing in modern life.
A talk in church from Psalm 38 looking at an example of psychosomatic illness 3000 years before psychotherapies arrived. A nice example showing the interactions between thoughts, feelings and behaviours used especially in CBT.