Offical Warning to all Memphis Zombies…

Doctor Toboggans is coming for you.

And your now useless human currency.

Let’s not forget the painful lessons we learned last year.

You have been warned.

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Green Like God?

It’s a point of some irony that those who most loudly maintain that the Earth is a personal expression of God’s creativity and artistry are often the most silent when it comes to protecting that art from mistreatment and vandalism by humanity.

This disconnect is not lost on Jonathan Merritt.

His new book Green Like God gently takes this contradiction to one of the most conspicuous areas of environmental silence in American society, evangelical christians.

Being a bit outside of that target audience, I found the early chapters challenging to my patience. I kept asking myself, “How many Bible verses do you really need to justify doing the right thing?”

But over the course of the book I came to respect Merritt’s commitment to developing a solid framework for environmental concern, one grounded in the Biblical narrative and designed to outlast fads and shifts in public opinion.

You won’t find fancy or emotional language here, just patient teaching, sound theology, and the gentle encouragement to step outside political camps and view the earth from God’s perspective.

Merritt takes not just environmentalism, but consumerism and social justice as well, strips them of their divisive political trappings, and presents them as the spiritual questions that they are.

Green Like God invites evangelicals, in their own language, into a conversation for which they are long overdue.

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The Center Strikes Back – Mind Over Memphis: Episode Seven

In which the ever-egomaniacal Doctor Harold Toboggans concludes his three-part assault on Church Health Center Wellness.

Will he finally cure the Center of its not-for-profit orientation? Does he ever find the elusive Dr Scott Morris? Can he truly prevent prevention?

Discover the answer to these and many more questions in this earth-shattering video.

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The Center Strikes Back

As much as I would like to believe otherwise, I’m afraid we’ve not seen the last of Dr Toboggans. I have no doubt that entirely too soon he’ll be fully recovered and inflicting himself yet again upon the defenseless city.


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Dr Toboggans Video – Labor Relations

Although eager to finish his three-part series at Church health Center Wellness, Dr Harold Toboggans finds himself stalled by an under-performing workforce.

Watch as the dedicated doctor administers some motivational therapy to a delinquent member of his crew in this electrifying video.

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Labor Relations

Stay tuned for the long awaited third installment of the Church Health Center intervention: The Center Strikes Back.

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Forbes Memphis Misery – Mind Over Memphis: Episode 6

In the now infamous Forbes article, Memphis was declared to be the third most miserable city in America. For therapist Dr Harold Toboggans this came as good news, for in his school of psychiatry, misery equals money.

Join the good Doctor as he takes to Beale Street and interviews some St Patrick’s Day revelers about their views on the true misery level of Memphis.

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Forbes Memphis Misery

And in two weeks…Church Health Center intervention part three: The Center Strikes Back

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Night of the Livid Nutrition – Mind Over Memphis: Ep 5

In which Dr Harold Toboggans, psychiatric scourge of Memphis, continues his intervention of Church Health Center Wellness, enduring the rigors of healthy snacks, lard-free recipes, and hordes of small humans.

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Night of the Livid Nutrition

Tune in March 15th for the final chapter in the CHC saga: The Center Strikes Back

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