This episode is part 6 of a multi-part series on the spiritual component of health. In order to nurture our spirit to pursue health, we've got to understand our true identity and have a proper sense of our self-worth. We should not only acknowledge our human depravity but our human dignity as well. 00:54 - Introduction 01:51 - Obedience vs hyper-legalism 03:30 - Our most important belief 04:34 - 3 Ways to view God 07:06 -  Another important belief 10:11 - The Greatest Commandment and...
Published 08/16/21
Dr. Lisa Nezneski and I talk about her book Seven Mindful Questions. 01:20 - Introduction 03:22 - Dr. Lisa experiences a health crisis and almost dies 06:23 - The right kind of meditation 09:31 - A-B-C-Pause and Breath-C-B-A 13:24 - Dr. Lisa's core values 21:13 - Mindfulness vs meditation 24:16 - Emotions as the language of the heart 30:41 - Don't shame or condemn ourselves 32:59 - Summary
Published 08/09/21
In order to pursue health by nuturing our spirit, we must recognize there's a spiritual battle going on. 00:41 - Introduction 03:53 - God's desire for our lives vs Satan's desire 05:02 - Every story has a villain 07:32 - Lucifer's fall 12:30 - Putting on the armor of God 15:05 - Test the spirits 17:19 - The 3 sources of thoughts 20:17 Can a Christian be demon possessed? 21:12 - Satan has access to our minds by way of the spirit 30:44 - Why spiritual warfare matters 32:48 - Summary  
Published 08/02/21
This is part 4 in a multi-part series on the spiritual component of health. I answer the questions "If God designed us with health in mind, why are we still sick?" Also, "Why do our prayers for healing seem to go unanswered?"
Published 07/26/21
This is part 3 of a multi-part series of the spiritual component to health. 0:49 - Introduction 03:19 - The Bible instructs us to seek spiritual solutions for our health challenges 4:38 - The Bible is often short on specifics 07:15 - The Bible talks about quarantine as a public health measure 08:44 - Biblical instructions put an end to the deadly disease "Labor Fever" 13:17 - Blessings follow as bi-products of our obedience 14:59 - Science confirms that following biblical advice is...
Published 07/19/21
This is part 2 of a multi-part series on the spiritual component of health. I tackle the question does God want us healthy? 1:22 - Introduction 5:19 - Spirit, mind, body defined 7:33 - Interdependence 10:26 - Our brains don't create thoughts, they respond to them 13:12 - Autonomic nervous system 17:20 - Does God want us healthy? 20:23 - Bible verses on health 22:34 - Reason 28:10 - Science 29:19 - Vitalism 32:35 - Summary
Published 07/12/21
This episode covers a topic near and dear to my heart, how our spiritual condition impact our physical vitality 5:04 - The Bible is authoritative 7:57 - Biblical teaching on health and wellness is consistent with naturopathy 10:17 - The hierarchy to our 3-part nature 11:32 - Fathers want what's best for their kids 15:49 - The great commandment and the abundant life 18:57 - Encouraging verses for our physical vitality 19:43 - God's blessings are often conditional 21:46 - Conclusion
Published 07/05/21
This is my one-year anniversary episode of the podcast! I talk with holistic health coach Stacee Lynn about how she helps her clients and what earthing is all about. 1:52 - Stacee discovers naturopathy 5:22 - I explain what allopathic medicine is 10:07 - Stacee talks about having hope 13:33 - I talk about taking ownership 18:54 - Stacee explains what earthing is and what it can do for our health 23:10 - A patient beats cancer by hugging a tree 29:36 - Conclusion, how to get in touch...
Published 06/28/21
Functional Medicine Doctor Greg Monjeon talks about getting to the underlying cause of what's ailing us. 1:34 - Introduction 2:50 - The difference between Functional & Allopathic Medicine 12:42 - Dr Greg's gets Mayo Clinic dropouts in his clinic 15:24 - Our bodies have 75 trillion cells 18:03 - Sauna Space Promo 19:46 - The root cause of auto immunity 30:07 - In order to be whole, we must understand our true identity 38:27 - Dr Greg's TEAMS approach to health 46:04 - David's tips...
Published 06/21/21
Biblical life coach Alicia Michelle shares her story of how she neglected her health and almost died as a result. 1:48 - Introduction 3:07 - Alicia's health crisis 12:08 - How to get motivated 17:39 - Book promo 19:16 - Natural & holistic health are consistent with biblical teaching 22:02 - The four Cs 26:22 - STUBDAR for changing our thoughts 29:54 - Listen to your body's when it speaks to you 39:54 - Spiritual growth rythm 50:09 - Conclusion
Published 06/14/21
Dr. Aaron Hartman talks about functional medicine and how the body can heal itself if given a chance. 1:34 - Introduction 2:44 - The difference between conventional medicine and functional medicine 12:31 - Build health margin 19:25 - Harness your bodies power to heal 21:06 - Total body load 26:23 - Expand your team 29:48 - Covid long-haulers 32:52 - Vitamin D can reduce systemic inflammation 37:27 - COVID 19 Vaccine research 42:13 - Conclusion
Published 06/07/21
In this episode, I talk with Dr. David Jockers about the most ancient and powerful healing strategy known to mankind, intermittent and long-term fasting. 1:11 - Introduction 2:51 - A  fasting strategy that helped to beat stage 4 cancer 5:32 - Dr. Jockers journey into intermittent fasting 9:31 - Dr. Jockers dispels some of the myths surrounding fasting 12:10 -Burning fat for energy instead of carbs 15:28 - Fasting for spiritual breakthroughs 16:35 -Fasting helps to rebuild new,...
Published 05/31/21
This is part 2 of a 2-part series from my conversation with Udo Erasmus, Founder of Udo's Choice Oils.
Published 05/24/21
This is part 1 of a 2-part series from my conversation with Udo Erasmus the founder of Udo's Oil and the author of "Fats That Heal Fats That Kill" which has sold over 250,000 copies worldwide. We talk about his Total Sexy Health program. In this first part of the conversation, we talk about the spiritual component of health. We don't see eye to eye on everything, but we find a lot of common ground, and it's a very interesting conversation.
Published 05/17/21
Esther Onyoni, PharmD talks about managing blood sugar naturally and adopting a more holistic approach to healthcare. 2:44 - Introduction 5:45 - Polypharmacy 8:24 - Getting off medications 10:40 - What exactly is diabetes? 16:07 - Can type 2 diabetes be autoimmune? 19:33 - Lifestyle changes that help with blood sugar management 23:37 - More lifestyle changes to lower blood sugar 27:33 - Stress causes blood sugar issues 31:47 - More lifestyle factors for blood sugar management
Published 05/10/21
Amanda Elise Love is a Natural and Holistic Health Coach and she overcame a fibromyalgia diagnosis. Now, she helps others overcome their health challenges.
Published 05/03/21
In this episode, I talk with Sarah Spann Nutrition Expert and Natural Health Coach about the importance of digestive health. Sarah shares just how crucial gut health is to our overall well-being and gives us some tips on how to repair and/or maintain optimum gut health.
Published 04/26/21
In this episode, I talk about why I decided to change the name of the podcast from Holistic Health Matters to natural health matters and what the show is really about. In addition, I explain what the new artwork means.
Published 04/19/21
In this episode, I talk with David Stone about overcoming fear, anxiety, and worry. In spite of a successful career in international marketing, David worried himself into homelessness. He found a way out of his paralyzing fear and now he teaches others to do the same.
Published 04/12/21
In this episode, I talk with Pooja Chulukuri Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Holistic Health Coach about how she walked away from her Christian Faith and saw her health deteriorate. When she re-encountered Jesus Christ, she turned her health around. Now she helps people improve their health in a holistic fashion.
Published 04/05/21
This is part 2 of a 2-part series with Dr. Steven Hotze. We talk about his book Hypothyroidism Health & Happiness as well as what it's like to run a holistic medical practice.
Published 03/29/21
This episode is part 1 of a 2-part series with Dr. Steven Hotze MD. Dr. Hotze has a holistic Health & Wellness clinic in Houston Texas. We talk about his book "Hypothyroidism Health & Happiness" as well as some of the pitfalls to the traditional medical approach to healthcare. 
Published 03/22/21
In this episode, I talk with Family Meal Planning Connoisseur Marie Fiebach. Marie gives us some practical tips on how to enjoy the health benefits and the relational connectedness that comes with having dinner with your family nearly every night.
Published 03/15/21
In this episode, I talk with Shawn Anderson 7-time best-selling author and motivational speaker about limiting beliefs and the health benefits of going the extra mile. Shawn rode a bike across America twice and walked across several countries in Europe. He's the founder of Extra Mile America and Extra Mile World. 
Published 03/08/21
In this episode, I talk with Home Fitness trainer Gina Paulhus. Gina has gone from binge eater to professional athlete to a regular person. Gina comes at fitness from a holistic perspective. I think you're going to enjoy this episode.
Published 03/01/21