Friend and author Amy Simpson, whose forthcoming book Blessed Are the Unsatisfied hits book shelves in February 2018, is also a coach and thought leader on issues related to mental health. Amy recently invited me to share some reflections in a guest post for her blog. Explore these “3 Tips for Coping With Today’s Biggest […]
It’s been too long. I hope you’re enjoying God and life.
That next book I’m working on is now evolving into a book about addiction and mental illness—and how churches can and must learn to love and welcome people with these far-too-often hidden afflictions. My research has taken me into the realm of neuroscience; and here I credit fellow saint and sinner Saskia (who we interviewed in 2012 as part of a series on the brain) for connecting me with the work of Johns Hopkins neuroscientist David Linden and his book The Compass of Pleasure.
Here’s an article I wrote the other day, asking if our brains are to blame when we saints and sinners (all of us) succumb to temptation…enjoy!