The words bless, blessed, and blessing are often voiced or shared with others but what is the true meaning of blessing? Why and how does God bless individuals or nations? Does God desire to bless us? Are we a good barometer of blessings? As we kick off 2023 we are going to talk about what it means to "be blessed" with educator and author Gordon S. Jackson on Ken and Deb in the Morning.
Anxiety is an inevitable part of being human, but it doesn't need to control us. Author and podcaster Holley Gerth shows us how to deal with the inevitable by looking at the latest brain science to help us take control of our anxious thought in powerful, practical ways. You may be feeling less than peaceful when thinking of the new year, but let's discover together how to not live there in the days ahead.
Gordon S. Jackson is a South-African born educator and author. He grew up in Cape Town and received his undergraduate education in South Africa. After working as a journalist in Johannesburg, he completed his doctorate at Indiana University. He then taught journalism at Whitworth University, in Spokane, WA, for 32 years before retiring in 2015. The God Who Blesses: 50 Reflections on Blessing and Blessedness is his eighteenth book.
Holley Gerth is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author of many books, including What Your Heart Needs for the Hard Days, What Your Soul Needs for Stressful Times, and Fear, I'm Over You. In addition to being a life coach and counselor with a master of science degree in mental health, Holley also cofounded the groundbreaking online community (in)courage and cohosts the More than Small Talk podcast. Find out ore and connect with Holley at hollegerth.com