...On a surface level, there is little this family has in common and many are difficult to be around. Some are manipulative and others hide behind their good deeds. Some are recovering from addictions or past abuse while others have been the cause of great pain in the lives of others. Many are critical, only some do most of the work, and others garner our admiration and respect regardless of what their private, hidden demons actually are...Read More
What if you had a better understanding of how the human brain works? How could that aid your pastoral ministry?
Christian leaders are responsible to shepherd, admonish, and encourage the people God has placed around them. From pastoral counseling, to creating and forming teams, to basic everyday discipleship, understanding how God designed the human brain to function is important for leaders seeking to care holistically for the people God has called them to serve.
Listen to the audio recording of February's Surge Lunch to hear Dr. Thompson explore the design of the human brain and discuss the role human relationship and community plays in helping believers to have a renewed and transformed mind.
About our Speaker:
Curt Thompson, M.D., is a psychiatrist in private practice in Falls Church, Virginia and founder of Being Known, which develops teaching programs, seminars and resource materials to help people explore the connection between interpersonal neurobiology and Christian spirituality which lead to genuine change and transformation.
Dr. Thompson is the author of Anatomy of the Soul which demonstrates how insights from interpersonal neurobiology resonate with biblical truths about God and creation—validating the deep human need for meaningful relationships as a key to a life of hope and fulfillment.