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Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2016

Ben Mast shares from his book Second Forgetting, the Power of the Gospel During Alzheimer’s about helping caregivers find hope during this most difficult time. Chuck Thompson expounds on his book Presence & Truth about Christian counseling concepts to help us deal with others. Albert Mohler concludes the discussion of his book The Conviction to Lead on leadership principles.

Meet Our Guests

Benjamin Mast, PhD, ABPP

Benjamin Mast, PhD, ABPP

Individual Interview Location within the program: 3:15
Benjamin Mast, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist, a board certified clinical geropsychologist and a fellow with the Gerontological Society of America. He serves as Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville. He is the author of Second Forgetting: Remembering the Power of the Gospel During Alzheimer’s Disease and is co-Editor in Chief of the American Psychological Association Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology. Dr. Mast works with families and churches facing the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving, helping them develop an individualized and distinctively Christian approach to care and outreach. For more information, visit www.benjaminmast.com.
Jeff Anderson, JD, LLM

Jeff Anderson, JD, LLM

Individual Interview Location: 19:40
Jeff Anderson, JD, LLM, is an eighth-generation East Tennessean. He earned his BBA at East Tennessee State University, his JD at the University of Tennessee College of Law and his LLM (Elder Law and Estate Planning) from the Western New England University School of Law. He has almost two decades of professional experience and service across the spectrum of gift planning and estate planning.

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C.S. “Chuck” Thompson

C.S. “Chuck” Thompson

Individual Interview Location: 25:55
C.S. “Chuck” Thompson attended Ohio University for his undergraduate beginning in 1970. During college, he was interested in classical philosophy and eastern mysticism. In 1973, he and his wife Barbara were married, and soon after he became a Christian. After a brief career as a plant manager, he began a career in youth ministry. In 1987, after a rise in suicide attempts in the youth in his town, he decided to return to North Central College to finish a degree in psychology. He then went on to compete a master’s degree in clinical psychology at Wheaton College Graduate School. For the last 20 years, he has served as the director of the counseling center at King University in Bristol, Tennessee. He spends time counseling students, teaching college courses and also maintaining his own private practice. He has written four theology books on the epistle of James, as well as one novel.

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Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

Individual Interview Location: 51:45

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. is the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an esteemed authority on contemporary issues and has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. To access his programs, blog and other commentaries, visit www.albertmohler.com.

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