On Monday, guest writer and Reasons to Believe adjunct scholar Katie Galloway shared research findings that suggest, in our pursuit of happiness, we gain better physical benefits from “striving toward meaning and a noble purpose beyond simple self-gratification.”1 Such results seem to support the Scripture’s prescriptions for wise living.
For further evidence of the benefits of a biblical lifestyle, check out these posts from guest writer and psychiatrist James Patterson.
- “Religion and Mental Health: Going to Church Is Good for You”
- “Live Long and Prosper: Going to Church Increases Lifespan”
- “God Makes You Glad: Positive Christian Attitude Linked to Happiness”
- “Going to Church Helps You Stay Clean”
- Barbara L. Fredrickson et al., “A Functional Genomic Perspective on Human Well-Being,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 110 (August 13, 2013): 13684–89.