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It's one thing to have to deal with your spouse or ex-spouse’s narcissism. But what about when it hurts your kids? A narcissistic parent can harmfully affect your child’s view of you, themselves, God, and the world in general. Too often that narcissistic parent uses your child as a tool to hurt you, and their manipulation and abuse can have long-term consequences on your child’s development and future relationships. Unfortunately, children do not get to choose their parents, but they can learn how to have a healthy, productive relationship, even with a narcissistic parent. Our guest will help you develop the tools and strategies you and your children need in order to be equipped to deal with a narcissistic parent.
What can we do amidst all the controversies over race and gender in society today? Do we have anything constructive to offer the world?
A dangerous and revolutionary philosophy is responsible for the street fires in America. It fuels the actions of Black Lives Matter and Antifa. It invades curricula in public schools and in our military. It is in our churches. You have heard the phrase "white privilege," the need for "safe spaces" on campuses, and perhaps the tongue-twister "intersectionality." Behind all of these is an ideology called critical theory, which is a form of cultural Marxism that divides society into the oppressed and the oppressors. It claims that America is "systemically racist" and founded on slavery. It believes that the voices of the minorities should trump the perspective of the dominant (and oppressing) culture. Unfortunately, this flawed perspective is overtaking our culture and infiltrating many of our churches. Join us today to gain a better understanding of critical theory. See how it is permeating many aspects of society. Discover how it opposes a Christian worldview. Learn how to counter it constructively.
Laurel is a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the state of Florida. She provides counseling services for individuals, couples, and families. She combines Biblical Truth with the Truths in the fields of Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy to help heal individuals and their relationships.
Dr. Douglas R. Groothuis is a highly esteemed Christian Philosopher and Apologist amongst Evangelical circles. Other than being a gifted speaker and communicator, he is the author of 15 books and numerous academic publications. Douglas is currently the Professor of Philosophy at Denver Seminary. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, Evangelical Philosophical Society, and Society of Christian Philosophers. Dr. Groothuis received a PhD and a BS from the University of Oregon, and an MA in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has served as adjunct professor at Seattle Pacific University, visiting instructor in apologetics for Westminster Theological Seminary, and instructor at the University of Oregon.