Are some people just born happy? Most of us grew up thinking that joy is random and fleeting, instead of something we can actually count on or build our life around. But brain science has revealed that joy is the perfect word to describe the fuel on which our brains run. So how do we live a joy-filled life? Today we will show you how to build habits that fill our lives with greater joy and satisfaction. Joy is possible. It doesn’t have to be a random experience that catches you off guard now and then. Some of the most joyful people have endured unbelievable trauma. Joy-filled living expands our world. It makes life an adventure and teaches us to live for what is truly satisfying. Discover the skills and habits you can develop that will enhance your very quality of life.
Have you ever misjudged a situation that appeared desirable but ended in disaster? Have you been betrayed by a friend, coworker, or love interest? We all face challenging, heartbreaking experiences that require us to make important decisions. Unlike worldly advice, God’s advice is perfect. Today our guest will teach us how to:
We are drawn to talent, wealth, and beauty, yet all of those things come from God. Apply His divine wisdom to live peacefully but proactively, compassionately yet carefully, and adopt a fresh, uplifting outlook on life.
Dr. Marcus Warner has served as the president of Deeper Walk International since 2006. Marcus earned three degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School—M.Div., Th.M., and D.Min. He has written 16 books on topics ranging from brain science to spiritual warfare including Rare Leadership, The 4 Habits of Joy-Filled Marriages, and A Deeper Walk. Marcus is a conference speaker who works with ministry and corporate groups around the world. A Bible teacher at heart, Marcus has taught Old Testament and Theology as well as serving as a senior pastor. His passion is taking complex topics and making them practical and accessible for everyone.
Chris Coursey is an ordained minister, pastoral counselor, published author, and international speaker. He and his wife, Jen, lead and design the THRIVE Training Program that uses brain-based exercises to train leaders, families, and communities in the 19 relational skills and the Immanuel Lifestyle. They are passionate about helping people acquire the skills to make relationships work.
Dr. Wendy L. Patrick is a career prosecutor who has completed more than 165 trials ranging from hate crimes to domestic violence to first-degree murder. Named the "Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year" by the California State Bar’s Public Law Section, she has been recognized by her peers as one of the top ten criminal attorneys in San Diego by the San Diego Daily Transcript. She is a certified instructor for law enforcement with the Institute of Criminal Investigation and a certified chaplain with the California Practical Chaplain Association.
Passionate about apologetics, Dr. Patrick uses her evidence-based persuasion skills to defend the faith. She holds a master of divinity degree from Bethel Seminary San Diego, where she received the "Excellence in Preaching" and "Zondervan Biblical Languages" awards. She earned her doctorate in theology from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and is formally ordained as a Christian minister through Converge Worldwide. She also holds a biblical counseling certificate from Horizon College.
Dr. Patrick spoke on the subject of human trafficking at Faith and Law Around the Globe conferences in Hong Kong and South Africa and taught a course on human trafficking at Handong International Law School in South Korea. She regularly teaches sexual assault prevention for the United States Army, presenting programs domestically as well as in Bavaria and Germany.