SENTINEL AUDIO CHAT: Exercising discipline and self-government


with Evan Mehlenbacher, CSB

March 4, 2014 - Sentinel Audio Chat

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 Most people see the necessity of exercising some level of discipline in their lives. For example, we may have a need to control a bad temper, or want to cease over-eating, or stop spending money we really don't have. In addition to stopping any kind of bad behavior, we may see a need to focus our talents and energy toward accomplishing a good project or goal. Another way of defining discipline is self-government. In her textbook on Christian Science, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy talks about the importance of self-government and how we can attain it. She writes, “God has endowed man with inalienable rights, among which are self-government, reason, and conscience. Man is properly self-governed only when he is guided rightly and governed by his Maker, divine Truth and Love” (p. 106)

Join Evan Mehlenbacher, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher, in a live Sentinel chat where he answers questions about self-government—What is it? How can we exercise it? And what is its true source? Discover how you too can turn to God and understand your true God-governed spiritual nature and the freedom this brings.

About Evan Mehlenbacher: In 1987, Evan went into the full-time practice of Christian Science healing. He has written dozens of articles for The Christian Science Publishing Society and lectured for the Christian Science Board of Lectureship. He received Normal class instruction in 1994.

Evan once worked in Boston for The Mother Church as supervisor of Sunday School activities and Christian Science organizations at colleges and universities, and later as Manager of the Board of Lectureship. He lives with his wife in Richland, Washington. They have two college-aged children.

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