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Christian Doctor's Digest - July 2018

In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Nancy Pearcey, the author of the newly released book Love Thy Body. Next, he chats with Dr. Steve and Rita Mainini about CMDA’s Marriage Enrichment Weekends.

In This Edition

  • Nancy Pearcey – Love Thy Body
  • Dr. Steve and Rita Mainini – CMDA’s Marriage Enrichment Weekends


Nancy Pearcey
Individual Interview Location: 1:20
Nancy Pearcey is the author of the newly released Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality. She is professor and scholar in residence at Houston Baptist University and editor at large of the Pearcey Report. Her earlier books include The Soul of Science, Saving Leonardo and two ECPA Gold Medallion Award Winners: Total Truth and (coauthored with Harold Fickett and Chuck Colson) How Now Shall We Live? Hailed in The Economist as "America's pre-eminent evangelical Protestant female intellectual," Pearcey has spoken at universities such as Princeton, Stanford, USC and Dartmouth.

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Love Thy Body by Nancy Pearcey
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Dr. Steve and Rita Mainini
Individual Interview Location: 27:00
Stephen and Rita live in Cody, Wyoming and have been married for 38 years. They are high school sweethearts and have two grown children and two precious little granddaughters. Stephen is a semi-retired pulmonologist and most recently began serving patients in a wound care center. Stephen helped start and continues as the Medical Director of the Heart Mountain Volunteer Medical Clinic in Cody. He serves as an elder at their church and is a group leader in Bible Study Fellowship. Rita recently retired as the Executive Director of a life-affirming pregnancy medical clinic, which she also helped start. She continues to serve the pregnancy organization as a member of the Board of Directors. She leads Bible studies and is a mentor for young women. They have both been on Global Health Outreach short-term mission trips to Ecuador and Haiti over the last 12 years. Stephen serves in CMDA’s House of Representatives as the Wyoming State Representative. Stephen and Rita have been on CMDA’s Marriage Enrichment Commission for five years and currently serve as the chairs of the commission.

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