Dealing with Trauma // Remembering Birmingham
Air Date April 16, 2013
Hour 1 - Dealing with Trauma
Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon are still fresh on everyone's minds. For some, this trauma is a trigger that takes them back to the past. Dr. James Sells offers help and hope for those who are suffering.
Hour 2 - Remembering Birmingham
You know Martin Luther King, Jr., from his “I Have a Dream" speech. Tuesday is the 50th anniversary of the letter from a Birmingham jail. We talk with Ed Gilbreath about this letter and its greater impact.
James N. Sells (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is professor of counseling and director of the Ph.D. program in counselor education and supervision at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virg., where he has taught since 2005. He is also the counseling department chair and assistant dean for academics. He has served on the faculties of Northern Illinois University and West Texas A&M University, and he is also a licensed psychologist. His research, private practice and teaching seminars have focused on marital conflict, reconciliation and forgiveness. Additionally, he has published work in clinical supervision, individual and group psychotherapy, and international applications of the counsling profession. James' research has been published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, The Family Journal, Journal of Family Therapy and Journal of College Student Development. James is married to Heather.
For more information about James, please visit Regent University's website.
Edward Gilbreath is an award-winning journalist and author. An editor-at-large for Christianity Today, Ed was formerly the editor of Today's Christian magazine and the founding editor of Urban Ministries Inc.'s online magazine, Urban Faith. Ed’s book Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical's Inside View of White Christianity was a 2007 Merit Award winner in Christianity Today's annual Book Awards. Ed earned his bachelor's in communication arts from Judson University and a master’s in philosophy of history from Olivet Nazarene University. Ed's mission, both professionally and personally, is to be a bridge-builder, bringing people together across racial, denominational, and cultural lines. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife, Dana, and their two children.
For more information about Ed, please visit his website.
Chris Fabry is the host
of Chris Fabry Live!, two hours of spiritual
encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges
listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris
is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel
Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book
Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in
the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and
his family live near Tucson, Ariz. To find out more, please visit Chris' website.