Barry Black

As he played Peter Marshall’s sermon record over and over as a boy, Barry Black had no idea that one day he, too, would be chaplain of the U.S. Senate. From the inner city to Capitol Hill, follow his journey through Christian education, pastoral ministry, and Navy chaplaincy to counseling current American senators.

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As humans we are fearfully and wonderfully made, created by God to thrive. Incredibly, we make decisions and do things to our brains, our minds, that sometimes hold us back from thriving. But by the grace of God there are those things that can reverse the damage and lift us up. Join President John Bradshaw and special guest Dr. Neil Nedley, president of Nedley Health Solutions, as they answer important questions about intelligence, brain health, and emotions. Discover how you can get the best out of the mind God gave you!


JOHN BRADSHAW is the president of It Is Written, an international media evangelism ministry. It Is Written programs have been filmed on six continents, and are viewed around the world. John is married to Melissa, and they have two children.