The Desire Line
About This Show
A therapist and a pastor discuss Jesus, psychology and spiritual formation. Susette Magana, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Brandon Cook, Pastor of Long Beach Christian Fellowship Church, discuss their unique perspectives on how we grow, change, and heal. What you get: a new perspective on relationships, childhood experiences, culture, and ways that prayer, scripture, and community can change us, and help us to experience freedom in our lives.
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24| Interview with Bryan Rouanzoin
Our first interview! Bryan Rouanzoin's work integrating different spiritual development stages inspired our 7-episode conversation. We're excited to have Bryan, to communicate his own studies and experience in this Spiritual Development work. See all these notes of theories & quotes that Bryan knows off the top of his head! Bryan lives in Costa Mesa, CA with his wife Jenni, and two kids: Evie and Jude. He is a pastor on staff at Vanguard University and continues to serve alongside local church communities in teaching and worship capacities and has a unique interest in helping people explore their own developmental journey as it relates to spirituality and growth. He is the co-founder of the The Way at Vanguard. Check out thewayofjesus.org to find out more about these spiritual practices. He has recently released on iTunes: "Made New" from the label "From the Vine". and Bryan's most recent music release is a collaborative project "Seek & Behold" co-written with Debrianna Cabitac. Here's a link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/made-new/993275143 Seek & Behold by Debrianna Cabitac https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/seek-behold/1305314140 https://open.spotify.com/album/1jejWJcOilhDiR1lbn9FVo?si=9WTv81QBTPOOR-OhgcOrPg Erikson's Developmental Stages: https://www.simplypsychology.org/Erik-Erikson.html False Self/Shadow self-- the idea that we struggle through our own deficits and flaws, firstly to cover them up. the despariy between our core essense We're so hell bent on holding onto this image of ourselves, that we, in the process, cover up and push away from our core essense that's vulnerable, open and surrender-oriented. Phil 2:6-11 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature[a] God, did