Poles Apart

Poles Apart

by Dr Robert Bakss, Jenny Bakss

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780995391765
Publisher: Initiate Media Pty Ltd
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Robert and Jenny Bakss were high-school sweethearts and were married in 1984 whilst Robert was pursuing a career in law. In 1997, after they both attended Bible College, Robert became the Senior Pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, where he and Jenny have served in the ministry together. They are the proud parents of five children and have nine grandchildren.

Robert and Jenny Bakss were high-school sweethearts and were married in 1984 whilst Robert was pursuing a career in law. In 1997, after they both attended Bible College, Robert became the Senior Pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, where he and Jenny have served in the ministry together. They are the proud parents of five children and have nine grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Authors Note by Robert x
Acknowledgements xii
Front Cover Painting Explanation xiv
Foreword by Dr Sandy Prasad xvi
Preface xviii

PART 1 - Trials of Life
Chapter 1 What is wrong with me? 3
Dilemma

Chapter 2 My illness has a name 13
Diagnosis

Chapter 3 What is this thing called bipolar? 19
Definitions

Chapter 4 Things that are broken don't work right 35
Disorder

Chapter 5 Dealing with stigma 51
Denial

Chapter 6 The Bible and bipolar 63
Doctrine

Chapter 7 Is it wrong to take medicine? 87
Drugs

Chapter 8 Shock treatment 99
Darkness

Chapter 9 Living with a person with bipolar 107
Disillusionment

PART 2 - Truths to Live by
Chapter 10 The voice of truth 121
Deliverance

Chapter 11 Right thinking makes a difference 133
Deliberations

Chapter 12 Bipolar says ... but hope replies 151
Discernment

Chapter 13 God has not forgotten you 163
Delay

Chapter 14 Making some sense of suffering 175
Design

Chapter 15 How to beat the blues 193
Depression

Chapter 16 Fear not 215
Dread

Chapter 17 Hold on to the promises 229
Desire

Chapter 18 One day at a time 237
Daily

PART 3 - Therapies to Learn
Chapter 19 25 Practical solutions 249
Doing

Chapter 20 Frequently asked questions 271
Discussion

A Final Note 281
Scriptures for Encouragement 283

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