Thursday, September 23, 2021
Our host Kerby Anderson will briefly bring us the latest from the news, from around the nation and around the world. Kerby’s other guest is Michael Perron. A former meth addict, Michael is Pastor of Life Recovery at Prestonwood in Plano TX. They will talk about Mental Health & the Church. Kerby’s other guest is Greg Koukl, Founder & President of Stand to Reason.
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Pastor - Life Recovery at Prestonwood
As a former meth addict, now sober 21 years, Michael brings a unique perspective to recovery. He has developed numerous comprehensive programs that aid in not only getting people sober – but getting people back to wholeness.
He is currently working with the Health and Human Services Department in Washington, to create a framework that helps faith-based organizations create awareness, remove stigma, and advocate for people in the midst of the chaos from substances and mental health issues.
He is the Pastor of Life Recovery at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano TX. Michael and his wife Christina have been married for 21 years – they have three children; Grayson, Bella, and Michaela.
Churches in Treating Mental Health
Michael explains how faith-based organizations can be effective in helping people who are struggling as well as the loved ones of those who are experiencing mental health differences and substance abuse issues
Author | Speaker | President & Founder - Stand to Reson
Greg founded Stand to Reason in 1993 and currently serves as President of Stand to Reason. He has spoken on more than 70 college and university campuses both in the U.S. and abroad and has hosted his own call-in radio show for 27 years, advocating for “Christianity worth thinking about.” He has debated atheist Michael Shermer on national radio and Deepak Chopra on national television. An award-winning writer and best-selling author, Greg has written seven books, including The Story of Reality—How the World Began, How It Ends, and Everything Important that Happens in Between; Tactics—A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions, and Relativism: Feet Firmly Planted in Mid-Air. Greg has been featured on Focus on the Family radio and has been interviewed for CBN and the BBC. He's been quoted in Christianity Today, the U.S. News & World Report, and the L.A. Times.
Greg received his Masters in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Talbot School of Theology, graduating with high honors, and his Masters in Christian Apologetics with honors from Simon Greenleaf University. He is an adjunct professor in Christian apologetics at Biola University.
Tactics, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions
This expanded anniversary edition includes updates and expansions of existing tactics, as well as the addition of an all-new tactic and a chapter on Mini Tactics filled with simple maneuvers to aid in discussions.
Drawing on extensive experience defending Christianity in the public square, Koukl shows readers how to:
+ Initiate conversations effortlessly
+ Present the truth clearly, cleverly, and persuasively
+ Graciously and effectively expose faulty thinking
+ Skillfully manage the details of dialogue
+ Maintain an engaging, disarming style even under attack
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