Psychology

More Resources for a Deeply Formed Spiritual Life

Thema Bryant

Learning to Thrive, with Thema Bryant

Thema Bryant discusses her journey of becoming a psychologist and reflects on topics of trauma, thriving, mental health, and race, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kutter Callaway

Psychological Sciences for Ministry: From Surviving to Thriving

Kutter Callaway introduces this FULLER dialogues series on the psychological sciences, meant to equip ministry leaders to better understand themselves and to better walk alongside others.

Alexis Abernethy

The Worshiping Body: Uniting the Spiritual and the Physical

In the first of six videos on “The Worshiping Body,” Alexis Abernethy shares about how she was led to specialize in the areas of health and spirituality.

Alexis Abernethy

The Worshiping Body: Measuring Spirituality and Health Outcomes

In the second of six videos on “The Worshiping Body,” Alexis Abernethy talks about the relationship between religious coping and positive health outcomes.

Alexis Abernethy

The Worshiping Body: The Psychophysiology of Worship

In the third of six videos on “The Worshiping Body,” Alexis Abernethy talks about the transformative impact corporate worship has on individuals and communities.

Alexis Abernethy

The Worshiping Body: Purpose-driven and Performance-driven Leadership

In the fifth of six videos on “The Worshiping Body,” Alexis Abernethy considers how mirroring is at play in the context of worship and worship leading.

Alexis Abernethy

The Worshiping Body: Worship Leading As Mirroring

In the fifth of six videos on “The Worshiping Body,” Alexis Abernethy considers how mirroring is at play in the context of worship and worship leading.

Alexis Abernethy

The Worshiping Body: Worship As Caught More Than Taught

In the last of six videos on “The Worshiping Body,” Alexis Abernethy emphasizes the importance a life in God has in shaping one’s leadership and ministry.

Brad Strawn

Extended Cognition: Extended and Embodied Cognition

In the first of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad Strawn explains how human cognition is not limited to an individual esoteric mind or even to an individual’s own body.

Brad Strawn

Extended Cognition: Extended Cognition and Christian Community

In the second of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad Strawn says we cannot be spiritually robust without our connection with other bodies.

Brad Strawn

Extended Cognition: Jesus Touching and Healing Through the Body

In the third of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad Strawn considers the embodied and tangible nature of Jesus’ work and what it means for the ministry of Jesus’ disciples.

Brad Strawn

Extended Cognition: Embodied Cognition and Relational Pain

In the fourth of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad Strawn reflects on the ways healing can come through relationships and community.

Brad Strawn

Extended Cognition: A Puny Spirituality and an Unhealthy Theology

In the fifth of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad Strawn talks about how theological claims can be put to psychological tests and how psychology speaks to and informs our theology.

Brad Strawn

Extended Cognition: Response-Abled Grace

In the sixth of seven videos on “Extended Cognition,” Brad D. Strawn engages with the theological question of divine and human relationship and responsibility.

Cynthia Eriksson

Trauma-Informed Ministry: Trauma As a Threat to Existence

In the first of six videos on “Trauma-Informed Ministry,” Cynthia Eriksson describes various kinds of trauma and reflects on our need to walk alongside each other in our suffering.

Cynthia Eriksson

Trauma-Informed Ministry: Key Elements

In the second of six videos on “Trauma-Informed Ministry,” Cynthia Eriksson outlines some guiding principles for trauma-informed approaches.

Fuller Studio plus

Trauma-Informed Ministry: Cultural, Historical, and Gender Dynamics

In the third of six videos on “Trauma-Informed Ministry,” Cynthia Eriksson considers the dynamics of trauma in the broader narrative of a person’s social and historical context.

Cynthia Eriksson

Trauma-Informed Ministry: On Resilience and Recovery

In the fourth of six videos on “Trauma-Informed Ministry,” Cynthia Eriksson reflects on the safe relationships and spaces in which people can find healing.

Cynthia Eriksson

Trauma-Informed Ministry: Self-Care Practices

In the last of six videos on “Trauma-Informed Ministry,” Cynthia Eriksson highlights practices for resilience and recovery.

Kenneth T. Wang

Pursuing Truth Through Empirical Science: Stinky Tofu

In the first of seven videos on “Pursuing Truth Through Empirical Science,” Kenneth T. Wang gives an introduction to empirical research using a well-loved tofu dish as an illustration.

Kenneth T. Wang

Pursuing Truth Through Empirical Science: What Do the Data Say?

In the second of seven videos on “Pursuing Truth Through Empirical Science,” Kenneth T. Wang explains how data analysis provides an objective approach to confirming, or disconfirming, hypotheses.