GenRef Podcast: The Happy Christian by David Murray

Recently we interviewed Dr. David Murray, Professor of Old Tes­ta­ment and Prac­ti­cal The­ol­ogy at Puri­tan Reformed The­o­lo­gical Sem­i­nary, about his latest book, The Happy Christian.  Austin and I enjoyed a lively discussion with David as we talked about such topics from the book as the new “happy psychology” research, the impact of news on our emotional state, and the joy we can have in appreciating the differences of others.  I hope you will give it a listen below.

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If you do listen, be sure to pay attention on how to enter our book giveaway.  One listener will receive a free copy of The Happy Christian.  Even if you do not win, you can order a book by clicking the image.

If you desire a happiness that is much truer than the latest platitude from Joel Osteen, reaches much deeper than the positive psychology offered by Gretchen Rubin, and lasts longer than a Pharrell Williams’ song, then you should read – and apply – The Happy Christian. Here is my endorsement.

While interacting with secular researchers, popular authors, and theologians both ancient and modern, in his newest book David Murray opens up the Scriptures and offers immensely practical means for cultivating the abundant life Jesus promises to his people.  Thankfully, I can also attest that David not only teaches these truths, but lives them, which causes their authenticity to ring through the pages.

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One Comment

  1. keijo leppioja March 2, 2015 at 8:01 am #

    Yes to happy christian life in favor of God and in diligence to move on in too open heavenly realms with us inlove of God with trusting to victory of Christ and be thankful in joy,thanks and bless and pray,keijo sweden

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