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Psychology of color in design and communication
All colors are not the same! Use colors that match your message. This is second nature to graphic designers, but not necessarily for the rest of us. And in some cultures, colors may have a special significance, often religious, that we are unaware of.
40th anniversary of the Stanford Prison Experiment exposes human nature
40 years ago the Stanford Prison Experiment was conducted by psychology professor Philip Zimbardo. Volunteer students were randomly selected to become 'prisoners' or 'guards' in a roleplay prison simulation. It had to be cut short after 6 days...
Your Father Never Said You Could - #6284
We Bible folks have this way of dressing up sin rather than dealing with it. Saul learned that it doesn't work to put spiritual names on sin and religious words on rebellion. Oh, my kids learned not to put their father's name on something that their father didn't approve of. God's kids need to learn that about their Father.
Book review: The Pyschology of Cyberspace, by John Suler, available as free e-book
Psychiatrist John Suler offers some valuable insights into the way people interact and behave differently in cyberspace, than they do in face-to-face interaction. These are very strategic in relation to online evangelism and discipleship.
Isn't religion an invention of people just to meet their psychological needs? - Faith Fact
According to Jesus, the rich are poor; the up are down; the down are up; the self-righteous are sinners; the sinners are forgiven. The last are first and the first are last. This kind of talk is not what one would expect to draw throngs of people to meet their psychological needs! Read more...
A.W. Tozer : A Shaky Foundation
It is true that much church activity is thrown back upon a shaky foundation of psychology and natural talents. It is sad but true that many a mother-in-law is actually praying that her handsome son-in-law may be called to preach because...
Personality, Vocation, and Calling | UrbanMinistry.org: Urban ministry sermons, MP3s
Provides shareable and modifiable resources on personality, vocation, and calling, including articles on personality types and testing, organizational culture, and cross-cultural differences.