Health Insurance For Missionaries: Part 2

(This 2 part post was written by a good friend who worked in a missionary agency, helping missionaries make decision about their health insurance coverage.  While some details apply primarily to missionaries, most of the principles can be applied to our lives regardless of location.  In a sense, we are all missionaries and should consider our health insurance in terms of God’s wisdom. 

Epigenetics, An Open Book

The great battle between nature and nurture continues. Social scientists, biologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, even theologians have debated for centuries what determines a person’s unique humanness. The field of genetics fired a seemingly victorious salvo against nurture as science discovered sections of DNA called “genes” which decided hair color, eye color, height, and even the presence of many diseases.

Healthcare Insurance for Missionaries

(This 2 part post was written by a good friend who worked in a missionary agency, helping missionaries make decision about their health insurance coverage.  While some details apply primarily to missionaries, most of the principles can be applied to our lives regardless of location.  In a sense, we are all missionaries and should consider our health insurance in terms of God’s wisdom. 

Early Childhood Trauma Affects Our Brains

Science has a habit of explaining what common sense has already revealed.  One might wonder why we do the science if common sense can tell us so much for a much lower cost.  Well, understanding how things are biologically connected does help us to work towards therapies and healing at times.  Science provides some tentative ground on which to develop an approach of restoration,

Ben Carson Weighs in on the Vaccine Debate

The vaccine debate is heating up thanks to the recent measles outbreak.  Many are throwing out their opinions (regardless of whether they know enough to talk on the subject), including Dr. Ben Carson.  I expected better of him, but nothing surprises me anymore about politicians.  An article about his statement can be found HERE