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dr. chris thurman

psychologist, author, speaker

Emotionally Healthy Christianity

your emotional health is under constant attack…

Secular answers can only take us so far in fighting back and are often part of the problem.


  • I believe the road to emotional health goes through the life of Jesus Christ. If we want to experience the abundant life, we would be wise to make following in His psychological footsteps a daily focus of our lives.

Emotionally Healthy Christianity explores twelve attributes of psychological health

that Jesus Christ perfectly modeled for us

Transformational speaking

Emotionally Healthy Christianity explores twelve attributes of psychological health that Jesus Christ perfectly modeled for us.  If we want to experience the abundant life, we would be wise to follow in His psychological footsteps by making these attributes a daily focus of our lives.

Psychologist, Author, and Speaker Chris Thurman is passionate about sharing the message of  his latest book, Emotionally Healthy Christianity:  Following in the Psychological Footsteps of Christ. 

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transformational reading

Truth is transformational. My books are written from the heart, focusing on Emotionally Healthy Christianity, to help end the struggle so many oF us have regarding The Lies We Believe – about ourselves, about each other, about life – and even about God.

what others are saying…

Emotionally Healthy Christianity is brilliant, insightful, and practically helpful as Chris Thurman breaks down twelve essentials of emotional health modeled by the only perfect example, Jesus! Chris not only helps us see from Jesus’ life what emotional health truly looks like, he gives real world case studies and practical ideas on how to grow emotionally to be more like Jesus. I hope every person who follows Jesus will read and apply this book.”

John Burke

Senior Pastor, Gateway Church, Austin, Texas, and Bestselling Author of Imagine Heaven and No Perfect People Allowed

“Chris Thurman has invested his career in helping people prioritize and improve their emotional health. Rather than offer quick-fix solutions grounded in worldly wisdom, he has been faithful to point people to the scriptures and example of Christ. In Emotionally Healthy Christianity, we benefit from his wisdom on the topic and years of proven experience. I highly recommend this book!”

Vicki Courtney

Bestselling Author of 5 Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter

“If you haven’t read The Lies We Believe by Chris Thurman, put it at the top of your reading list. And if you have, don’t miss out on this completely revised edition. Over the years, we’ve recommended The Lies We Believe to people countless times – and we are thrilled to see it updated.  It’s practical, grounded, and more relevant than ever.”

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

#1 New York Times Bestselling Authors of Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts

“When Chris Thurman writes about being emotionally healthy, his words come from decades of experience in helping people with emotional struggles. Chris has incredible insight into emotional health along with a keen understanding of Scripture. These two forces at work provide tremendous help in discovering and developing an emotionally healthy life. In his new book, Emotionally Healthy Christianity, Chris does a masterful job of blending psychological realities with biblical truth. The result is an  inspirational journey to an emotionally healthy life.“

Dr. Tom Hufty

Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Maryville, Illinois

The Lies We Believe by Dr. Chris Thurman has helped hundreds of thousands of people struggling with painful emotional, relational, and spiritual problems. It is the best book I know on the biblical challenge to be transformed by the renewing of the
mind. Well-written and practical, The Lies We Believe has helped so many people over such a long period of time. I highly recommend it!”

Dr. Matt Cassidy

Senior Pastor, Grace Covenant Church, Austin, Texas

what you believe matters…So what you read matters


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Emotionally Healthy Christianity
The Lies We Believe About God
It's Your Attitude Book
Stop Shoulding All Over Yourself Book by Dr. Chris Thurman
Pop's Advice Book by Dr. Chris Thurman a.k.a. Pop
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