Gospel App Ministries Christmas Story 2020 (with twist of lemon-cranberry and sprigs of thyme)

Merry Christmas from Gospel-App Ministries!!! Instead of doing a Christmas podcast this year alone, we also did a Christmas video for your enjoyment. It is the Gospel App Christmas Story 2020 (with a twist of lemon-cranberry and sprigs of thyme). We wanted to look at the birth of our Lord in a creative way. Biblical, […]

Allan Schore on Baby-Mother “Joy”

On-line interview with Allan Schore (http://www.biosynthesis.org/html/allan_schore.html)The Importance of Joy and the Mother/Child Attunement in the First Two Years Dr. Allan Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. Warning, this interview is a […]

Dr. Allan Schore on the Role of Shame in Suicide

In 2017, Dr. Allan Schore spoke to PschAlive on a variety of topics (https://www.psychalive.org/video-dr-allan-schore-role-shame-suicide/). Dr. Allan Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. With suicide rates increasing, even before the Covid 19 […]

Gospel Rant Shame Meter 2020: Oscar Nominated Films—Parasite

Last year we looked at each of the Oscar nominated Best Picture Films and ranked them related to the prevalence of shame in the film. We created a “Shame-Meter” that ranks films 0-10, with 0 being no shamed loneliness and 10 being abusive and de-humanizing shame and painful brain loneliness. It was surprising just how […]

Gospel Rant Shame Meter 2020: Oscar Nominated Films–1917

Last year we looked at each of the Oscar nominated Best Picture Films and ranked them related to the prevalence of shame in the film. We created a “Shame-Meter” that ranks films 0-10, with 0 being no shamed loneliness and 10 being abusive and de-humanizing shame and painful brain loneliness. It was surprising just how […]

2019 Forgiving Path Holiday Survival Kit #4

Hey look, for most of you, family holiday gatherings are great. God bless you. Felice Navidad. On the other hand, there are many who will struggle with relational stuff, conscious or subconscious. No judgment. We want to help. Elisabetta Franzoso, in her very helpful article, Types of Damaging Fathers and How They Influence Who We […]

2019 Forgiving Path Holiday Survival Kit #3

Help for Those Awkward Family Gatherings Holidays are less than great for those of us with “daddy-issues.” By the way, let’s not be extremist. Think of a spectrum from 0-10 where 0 is horrific and abusive daddy issues and 10 is zero daddy issues. Most likely you are somewhere in-between. The fact is that only […]

2019 Forgiving Path Holiday Survival Kit #2

Holiday family gatherings can be great–or they can be awkward and even toxic. We want to help you. We will focus this year on those so-called “daddy-issues.” By the way, let’s not be extremist. Think of a spectrum from 0-10 where 0 is horrific and abusive daddy issues and 10 is zero daddy issues. Most likely you, or some person that you know, are somewhere in-between. The fact is that only Jesus had no daddy-issues. So. at FP we just like to take people where they are and help them move toward a healthier experience of relationships. Simple. Let’s lean into this together so that your holiday experience is better than it was last year.