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David Powlison

Help! I’m overly sensitive

July 3, 2016



In this episode, Andrew Ray talks with David Powlison to discuss the “overly sensitive.” The conversation is in response to a listener question: “I am a very sensitive person, and get my feelings hurt easily. How can I develop a ‘thicker skin’ and not get hurt so much?”

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David Powlison

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David Powlison served as CCEF’s executive director (2014-2019), a faculty member, and senior editor of the Journal of Biblical Counseling. He held a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and an MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary. David wrote extensively on biblical counseling and on the relationship between faith and psychology. His books Seeing with New Eyes and Speaking Truth in Love probe the implications of Scripture for how to understand people and how to counsel. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context explores the background and development of CCEF’s mission. David is survived by his wife Nan, their three children and spouses, and seven grandchildren.

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