Christian Stereotypes

02 Sep 2014

“I hate when people assume certain things about me without getting to know who I am. You probably hate that too!” So said 20-something youth pastor and writer, Brett Shoemaker,...

The Podcast Is Here!

29 Aug 2014

The Get Control Of Your Life Podcast is here! It includes conversations between Dr. Deb and all sorts of fascinating people who have worked hard to get control of their lives....

Do You Have A Dream?

28 Aug 2014

August 28th marks the 51st anniversary of the landmark civil rights march on Washington, where Martin Luther King delivered his most remembered speech, “I have a dream.” I’ve become fairly familiar...

003: Living a Balanced & Healthy Life

27 Aug 2014

In this episode, Dr. Deb visits with Liz Cochrane about personal adjustments Liz made to live a balanced and healthy life. Liz and her husband Steve lived in India and Nepal for 26 years, developing a Christian non-profit from just ten people to over 2,500 staff working on over 200 ministries and projects. They now live in the U.S. working with ACE Development to fight global poverty issues. Visit their website at http://www.acedevelopmentfund.org. One of the resources we mention is Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the two halves of life. You can order it by clicking on the title.

Feed Your Soul

26 Aug 2014

How do you feed your soul? What gives you life instead of sucking life out of you? Just like you need food and sleep to be healthy, so you need to...

002: Living With Purpose

20 Aug 2014

In episode 002, Dr. Deb interviews John Henry about Living With Purpose. John is the director of student mobilization at University of the Nations. He introduces students to overseas volunteer projects....

Myers-Briggs 1

19 Aug 2014

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality test to help you learn about yourself and others. You can use the Myers-Briggs to help you understand: How you get energized...

Risk

13 Aug 2014

What are you willing to risk? While this may be a legitimate question in a poker game, it is also an essential life question. We all know that risk is...

Shut Up!

06 Aug 2014

Maintaining sanity in a noisy world is more and more challenging. Everybody wants a piece of us, from advertisers to kids to needy friends. It’s ok to have boundaries. In...

Seek and Serve

19 Jul 2014

I recently had a brush with my own mortality. I wasn’t aware of it, but I was told the surgery was just in time. Since then, I have been flooded...

You Can Do It!

08 Jul 2014

I did it! My fancy automatic espresso machine was jacked; it seemed to have a problem, and I couldn’t figure out if it was mechanical or electrical. Turns out, it...

Never Enough

01 Jul 2014

We’re never satisfied. Enough is never enough. Life seems to be a constant chase for filling what can never be filled. For some it’s food. For others it’s shopping, sex,...

Less Than You Are

26 Jun 2014

It’s common for many to grow up with phrases repeated over and over to them: “Who do you think you are?” “I don’t want you to get a big head”...

Real Food

23 Jun 2014

The irony was overwhelming. I walked into a popular fast food restaurant to use the facilities while traveling. It was a small town in Kansas surrounded by lush, fertile farmland....

There is no map

12 Jun 2014

Does the thought of finding your own way in life excite you or freak you out? Some people are very comfortable with rules. They would prefer someone to just tell...

Germs

05 Jun 2014

We need to have a healthy view of germs. There are good bacteria that are essential for life. They make is possible to grow food, break down that food in...

How Do You Take Your Scriptures?

03 Jun 2014

Varied interpretations of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian scriptures have been the center of controversy for centuries. Sunni and Shiite Muslims view the Qur’an very differently and defend their positions...

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