Thursday, May 24, 2012

400-408 – Francis Chan (, best-selling author of Crazy Love, Forgotten God, and his latest, Erasing Hell, founding pastor of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, also sits on the board of directors of World Impact and Children's Hunger Fund, is now working on starting a church-planting movement in the inner city of San Francisco – in the Tenderloin District – while also launching an international discipleship movement called Multiply (  The Five Sections of Multiply are:  1) Living as a Disciple Maker, 2) Studying the Bible, 3) Understanding the Old Testament, 4) Understanding the New Testament, and 5) Living as the Church.  He and his wife Lisa live in San Francisco with their five children.

413-423 – Francis Chan.  So, you'll be having some new house guests soon?

428-438 – Francis Chan.  Are people all over the world applying to come serve with you in Frisco – like people wanting to go serve with Mother Teresa in India?

443-452 – Francis Chan.  What's your supply line?  Meaning, when someone has a need, whether it's an umbrella or a new pair of shoes, how do you meet that need? 

458-508 – Dr. Jim Wilder, clinical psychologist (Ph.D. Fuller, 1977), Executive Director of the Shepherd's House Christian counseling center specializing in trauma and addiction recovery, and neurotheologian who developed the LIFE model at the intersection of brain science and the Bible to help churches practice "self-propagating recovery leading to maturity" through community-based counseling.  The portal book is The Life Model: Living from the Heart Jesus Gave You – 2000 (Amazon), and the portal website is  See the link to all the stuff mentioned on my show at the bottom of the website. Jim and his wife Kitty have five children, and 19 grandkids, and one great grand child.

Save the Thursday June 28th Date!  (Five weeks from today!) Join me as I emcee an evening dinner celebration honoring the life and ministry of Dallas Willard and his wife Jane at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club, hosted by Dr. Jim Wilder.  Tickets are $75 per person.  Go to is for more info.

• Their Heart & Soul Conference is coming up at La Canada Presbyterian Church June 27-29th for ministry leaders, but it's open to the public.  Go to for more info. 

How is the ninth month of development similar to a flowering tree, neurologically?

512-523 – Dr. Jim Wilder, How is joy central to the development of a healthy brain?  "Appreciation" is remembering joy.

TH 523 – Don Rohde, sales manager at Galpin Ford for the past 40 years – "Call Don's cell at (818) 262-2092 and go see for yourself why they've been the #1 volume Ford dealer in the world for the past 22 consecutive years!"

528-539 – Dr. Jim Wilder,   

544-554 – Dr. Jim Wilder & Chris Coursey, coordinator of the Heart & Soul Conferences, and Director of the Thrive Training which helps individuals and families implement the 19 Thrive skills.  Chris, and his wife Jen, have several 3-4 minute YouTube videos of them practicing the skills with their kids which you can access at  On the website also are the Thrive lectures and the book Handbook for Joy-Filled Parenting.

558-608 – Dr. Jim Wilder, Chris Coursey

612-623 – Dr. Jim Wilder, Chris Coursey,

628-639 – Dr. Jim Wilder, What skills can I practice that would actually turn my relational circuits back on?  Jim explains three exercises – 1)  do three "stick-em-ups,"  2) yawn left and right three times each, and 3) two-handed chest taps while inhaling and exhaling.  They're hard to explain on radio – watch the video on the website.

644-656 – Dr. Jim Wilder,