Joy Dance

Life Model Bite #2 - Joy Dance One of the basic skills taught in the Life Model and at the Thrive conferences is sharing joy with others, and thereby building up the joy center in our brain. It is the... Weiterlesen
Share Immanuel – Book Review

Share Immanuel – Book Review

Share Immanuel - Book Review. Wilder, E. James, and Coursey Chris M. 2010. Share Immanuel - The Healing Lifestyle. Pasadena, CA: Shepherd's House. "Share Immanuel" is the latest publication from Shepherd's House in Pasadena, CA. It was written in collaboration... Weiterlesen

Our true heart

Life Model bite #1 - Our true heart One of the key concepts of the Life Model is living from “the heart Jesus gave you.” Many people find it difficult to understand what this could mean, especially in reference to the... Weiterlesen

Life Model Bites

Life Model Bites Every time I want to explain to somebody what the Life Model is about, I realize that there are so many aspects to it, that is is nearly impossible to explain all of them at once. In... Weiterlesen

Culture and Bible translation

Culture and Bible translation. Jim Wilder brought an interesting example in his webinar of how our culture can even influence a Bible translation. He discovered this when speaking to churches in Poland. His interpreter was very surprised when Jim read... Weiterlesen
Why Western Christianity Failed 3

Why Western Christianity Failed 3

Why Western Christianity Failed 3 In September/October Deeper Walk International brought an interesting series of webinars on the topic of “Why Western Christianity Failed.” The speaker was Dr. Jim Wilder from Shepherd’s House in California. The first part was about... Weiterlesen
Why Western Christianity Failed 2

Why Western Christianity Failed 2

Why Western Christianity Failed 2 In September and October 2009 Deeper Walk International brought an interesting series of webinars on the topic of “Why Western Christianity Failed.” The speaker was Dr. Jim Wilder from Shepherd's House in California. The first part... Weiterlesen

Why Western Christianity Failed 1

Why Western Christianity Failed 1 In September/October Deeper Walk International brought an interesting series of webinars on the topic of “Why Western Christianity Failed.” The speaker was Dr. Jim Wilder from Shepherd's House in California. The first part was about... Weiterlesen

Belonging and Appreciation

Belonging and Appreciation Yesterday evening I attended the revised Belonging module of the Life Model program. It was taught by Dr. Jim Wilder and I found it very insightful. Two points stood out for me: 1. It is important to... Weiterlesen
Life Model Overview

Life Model Overview

Life Model Overview Maybe you have wondered about this Life Model I keep talking about. The Life Model is "a new paradigm for spiritual and psychological health." It was first described in  "The Life Model: Living from the Heart Jesus... Weiterlesen

Restoring relational circuits

Restoring relational circuits. A few weeks ago I blogged about relational circuits. I included some examples of a longer checklist that help us realize whether our relational circuits are on or off. Here are some more examples: My mind is... Weiterlesen

Relational circuits

Relational circuits. This week's revised Belonging class of the Life Model taught by Dr. Jim Wilder was again very insightful. The topic was Relational Circuits. These are things in our brain that can be on or off (or degrees of... Weiterlesen

Finding your calling

Finding your calling I just came across a blog entry on Gracious Uncertainty by Wayne Jacobsen and wanted to share the following paragraph with you: A college student asked me Sunday night how someone could know what their calling is.... Weiterlesen

Assuming Positive Intent

Assuming Positive Intent This week's quote is posted one day later. I am glad about it because I found the following neat story only this morning. It's the story of a "thoughtlessly scratched out a 30-second card" on Mother's Day,... Weiterlesen

Fear or love

I just started reading “He loves me!” by Wayne Jacobsen. In the third chapter he brings up the question of what motivates us to follow Jesus - fear of hell or love for God. Unfortunately, it is true that there... Weiterlesen