Blue Genes Breaking Free from the Chemical Imbalances That Affect Your Moods, Your Mind, Your Life, and Your Loved Ones by Paul D. Meier; Todd Clements; Jean-Luc Bertrand
Many common psychological problems, such as depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and ADHD, can be linked to chemical imbalances in the brain. Dr. Paul Meier, whose clinic treats thousands of people per week, has written Blue Genes to help find answers for those who struggle. Through fascinating case studies, Dr. Meier shows the dramatic difference counseling and medicine can make. This empowering book addresses how genetics, environment, diet, fitness, and spirituality all affect our minds and our quality of life.
The influences bombarding our children's moral development can be deadly. But few parents and church leaders realize how critical it is to start developing a child's biblical worldview from the very earliest years of life. The church often doesn't realize that a child's moral development is set by the age of nine. The answer is for churches to recognize the need to come alongside parents to provide them biblical worldview training, parenting information, counseling, etc., that will equip them to help their children become spiritually mature.
God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. This sounds crazy to some: There's a God, all-powerful and all-knowing, and He loves you. And not just any kind of love, this is the I-love-you-so-much-I'll-send-my- Son-to-die-on-a-cross-to-save-you kind of love. And maybe it is crazy. Crazy in all the right ways. Think about it. God, the Creator of everything -- from nitrogen to pine needles; from oceans to E-minor -- THAT God, loves you. And after we rebelled and rejected Him, He loved us so much, He made a plan to rescue us so we might be with Him forever. So yeah, that's a little crazy. But it's true and it's the good news that has changed billions of lives over the past 2000 years. Pastor Francis Chan, creator of JustStopAndThink.com, wants everyone to come to terms with this impossible, relentless, crazy love of God. God doesn't want your begrudging leftovers or even your good intentions. He wants you--heart, soul, and mind. That's why you are here. That's why we're all