Why Gender Matters pt.2
November 19, 2020
Leonard Sax, MD continues the discussion of his book "Why Gender Matters" and an essay he wrote entitled "Politicalizing Pediatrics: How the American Academy of Pediatrics Transgender Guidelines Undermine Trust in Medical Authority" plus provides a way forward to reclaim the debate with true science .
The State of CMDA: a Presidential Perspective
November 5, 2020
CMDA President Gloria Halverson discusses CMDA's new RED Committee (Racism and Reconciliation, Equality, and Diversity) and how CMDA condemns racism in any form, and we believe there is no place for racism in the world, in healthcare or in the lives of our leadership, members or staff. We believe Scripture clearly communicate God’s will for mankind to treat people everywhere in all circumstances with love, humility, kindness, compassion and self-control.
October 15, 2020
Abdu Murray discusses his book Saving Truth. Increasingly, Western culture embraces confusion as a virtue and decries certainty as a sin. Conversely, those who express certainty about any of today's issues are seen as bigoted, oppressive, arrogant, or intolerant. Abdu Murray seeks to awaken Westerners to the plight we find ourselves in. He also challenges Christians to consider how they have played a part in fostering the Culture of Confusion through bad arguments, unwise labeling, and emotional attacks.
T. Bob Davis, DMD: 2020 Servant of Christ
September 24, 2020
T. Bob Davis, DMD shares about his life and testimony as the 2020 CMDA Servant of Christ award recipient. Dr. Davis is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. He served in the US Air Force prior to beginning his dental practice.
Darrell Bock: Cultural Intelligence
September 10, 2020
Cultural intelligence requires that we understand the changing world around us, and engage these changes in ways that edify the church and winsomely seek after the lost. In Cultural Intelligence, Darrell L. Bock builds a theology of cultural engagement, and equips readers to relate well to their culture with an eye on the example set by Paul in the New Testament. This timely book will highlight the need to center our beliefs and practices around God’s word while interacting well with a culture that is increasingly detached from biblical truth.
George Carneal: From Queer to Christ
September 3, 2020
George Carneal grew up in the ’70s, raised by a Southern Baptist minister in the ultra-conservative Bible Belt where his world revolved around the church, country fried chicken and trying to fit in with other boys. He plotted his escape from the misery and boredom of Southern suburbia and landed in Los Angeles; a city of glitz and hedonism. His book describes George's journey through a queer culture fantasyland filled with drag queens, drugs and dangerous situations before discovering healing, joy and peace in Christ. This true story details his struggles in a religious world at odds with, and often hostile toward, homosexuals.
Jonathan Clemens, PA-C: Immunizations
August 20, 2020
Jonathan Clemens, PA-C is a physician assistant practicing family, occupational, eating disorder and sleep medicine in Olympia, Washington. He serves as the president/chair of the Fellowship of Christian PAs, which is both a CMDA specialty section and a constituent organization within the American Academy of PAs. Jonathan discusses the controversial topic of vaccinations and those who choose vaccination refusal.
Brent Boles, MD: Supremely Wrong
August 13, 2020
Brent Boles, MD shares about his book Supremely Wrong: The Injustice of Abortion. He is a board certified OB/GYN. He has been a pro-life activist for many years and has testified before both the House and Senate in the Tennessee General Assembly in regard to pro-life legislation.
Tom Okamoto, MD: Mental Health Impact of COVID-19
August 6, 2020
Thomas Okamoto, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Santa Ana, CA and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of California School of Medicine - Los Angeles medical school in 1981. He discusses the effects on healthcare professionals treating COVID-19 patients and changes to the entire medical landscape moving forward.
Os Guinness: Carpe Diem Redeemed
July 23, 2020
Os Guinness discusses his book Carpe Diem Redeemed. Os Guinness is an English author and social critic whose parents were medical missionaries in China during WWII. He has lectured in many of the leading universities across the world, and in other major venues addressing political and business leaders.
Daniel Lewis, MD: From Doc to COVID-19 Patient
July 9, 2020
Dr. Daniel Lewis currently serves as a practicing family physician for Ballad Health. In addition, he serves as the Chief Medical Officer for the Greenville Facilities within Ballad Health. Dr. Lewis shares his story of how he went from doctor to patient and his journey of recovery from COVID-19.