The Deep Well with Erin Davis Podcast

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Episode 6: The Stressed Side of Jesus

Erin Davis: “Americans Are Besieged by Stress!” That’s the headline.

Erika VanHaitsma: This is Erin Davis.

Erin: It sums up the results of a recent poll by the American Psychology Association. They do a poll each year studying stress in America. Here’s what they found. (This probably won’t surprise you.) Seventy-six percent of the Americans they surveyed are showing chronic, physical signs of stress. We’re talking about things like constant headaches, joint pain, high blood pressure. Here’s the number that did surprise me: twenty-seven percent of the people they surveyed said that they spend days so stressed that they cannot function. 

Just hearing those numbers is probably causing you some stress. It’s causing me some stress! I have loved looking at the other side of Jesus with you. In a previous episode, Erika taught us that Jewish rabbis see Scripture as a multi-faceted diamond. And we’ve certainly seen some beautiful …

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About the Teacher

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

About the Host

Erika VanHaitsma

Erika VanHaitsma

Like a tour guide, without the hokey umbrella, Erika VanHaitsma leads her audience on a journey through the Scriptures uncovering the importance of each word and phrase. Drawing from her years of cultural and historical study in Israel, she adds … read more …