Rotarian David Ludwig, a member of the Lake Hickory Rotary Club, talked to the club at the Tuesday, July 15th meeting about his newest book "Christian Concepts for Care: Understanding and Helping People with Mental Health Issues".
Some of the concepts David discussed, and are covered in his book, include "The Spiritual Dimension of Life", "Wellness = Neuroplasticity", "Spirtual DNA", the "Defining Moments", and "Healthy Family Relationships". You can purchase a copy of the book online at this address.
David J. Ludwig combined a background in both theology and psychology by earning his MDiv from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in 1965 and a PhD from Washington University in 1966. His creative blending of these two disciplines has spanned over 45 years as a university professor, a licensed psychologist, and Lutheran (LCMS) minister. During this time Dr. Ludwig has written several books and numerous professional articles while speaking internationally on the spiritual growth of relationships within oneself, family, and church. Dr. Ludwig currently serves as a semi-retired professor of psychology, teaching courses in personality and clinical psychology at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina, and as assistant to the pastor at Christ Lutheran Church in Hickory. He maintains a private practice as a licensed therapist.