Ed Welch

Ed Welch  - Book  - Jan 27, 2014

When People Are Big and God Is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man

Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.

Book Details

240 pages
Publisher: P & R Publishing 
Publication Year: 1997
 

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Ed Welch  - Book  - Jan 27, 2014

What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care? Answers to the Big Questions in Life

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Ed Welch  - Book  - Jan 27, 2014

In Running Scared, Ed reveals God's plan for encouraging those in the grips of fear. One of the haunting dilemmas of the human condition is that fear is "an inescapable feature of earthly life." Every person who has lived on this earth has encountered fear. As a result, our race for the good life finds us all too often 'running scared.'

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Ed Welch  - Blog Post  - Jan 27, 2014

Perhaps you heard. A 16-year-old from Texas killed four people in a drunken car crash.[1] He was spared incarceration and given only probation. A witness for the defense, a psychologist, argued that the court should consider the mitigating circumstance of “affluenza”—that nasty affliction among wealthy children who thought parental money could spare them from bad circumstances. 

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Ed Welch  - Book  - Jan 24, 2014

Where Is God in the Struggle?

Looking away from despair towards hope can feel risky. What if God doesn't come through for you? What if you don't feel instantly better? Instead of offering simple platitudes or unrealistic "cure-all" formulas, Ed addresses the complex nature of depression with compassion and insight, applying the rich treasures of the gospel, and giving fresh hope to those who struggle. Originally published as Depression: A Stubborn Darkness: Light for the Path, this new edition is updated with added content.

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Ed Welch  - Book  - Jan 24, 2014

Blame It on the Brain: Distinguishing Chemical Imbalances, Brain Disorders, and Disobedience

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Ed Welch  - Book  - Jan 24, 2014

A worship disorder. This is how Ed views addictions. "Will we worship our own desires or will we worship the true God?" With this lens, Ed discovers far more in Scripture on addictions than passages on drunkenness. There we learn the addict's true condition: like guests at a banquet thrown by "the woman Folly," he is already in the grave (Proverbs 9:13-18). Can we not escape our addictions?

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Ed Welch  - Blog Post  - Jan 21, 2014

A 32-year-old man had fallen sixteen feet from a deer stand and crushed his C3, C4, C5 vertebrae. He was put on a breathing machine, but his brain was fine. When he was brought out of a medically induced coma, he communicated that he wanted the breathing tube removed, and did not want it reinserted, even if it meant he would die within hours. 

Everything about this is horrible—the fall, the paralysis, the decision to die, and gradual death by asphyxiation. 

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Ed Welch  - Blog Post  - Jan 14, 2014

My own history does not sensitize me to matters of power, control and authority. I have never been dominated or controlled harshly by anyone. Power was not obvious in my parent’s home, and by nature I think “we are all in this together.” My children have said that I can be controlling, but I think they are identifying my inner OCD and an uncharacteristic interest in neatness as I get older rather than any oppressive tendencies.

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Ed Welch  - Video  - Jan 13, 2014

Ed on Shame Interrupted. Click here to purchase.

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