Meet the Editors

Martin and Deidre Bobgan

Martin Bobgan holds four university degrees, including a doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Colorado and heads PsychoHeresy Awareness Ministries. Deidre Bobgan holds an M.A. degree in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is a member of the honorary academic society Phi Beta Kappa. Together they have coauthored twenty-five books, some published by Bethany House, Moody Press, and Harvest House. Deidre has also written The Beauty of the Disciplined Life by Grace through Faith. God has further blessed them with four children, ten grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Martin’s doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Colorado qualified him for the Clinical Psychologist license in California, for which he never applied. After reviewing the many often conflicting theories and therapies along with their often contradictory techniques, they realized the whole business of psychotherapy was a hoax and were alarmed to see it coming into the church.

May Update

Dear Friends,

The month of May is upon us and reminds us of the distress signal “Mayday.” According to Wikipedia, “Mayday is an emergency procedure word used internationally as a distress signal in voice-procedure radio communications.” The question comes up about whether the church is in the very last of the last days. Mayday?

Until recently we were listening to a sermon message every day. Many messages were not asking, but rather stating that the Church is in the last of the last days and enumerating the reasons why. However, none of the sermons are saying the last of the last days will be today, very soon, or even soon at all. However, comparing the history of the world and the Church with this present climate in the world and in the Church does paint a bleak picture and portrays a dramatic extreme between the past and the present! Mayday?

Of the 27 books we have coauthored, the most important theme is that of psychoheresy. The title of our most recent book, Against Psychotherapy: For the Bible, reveals that we are saying MAYDAY! It is now a fact that most pastors in America refer congregants to psychotherapists for the same dilemmas of life about which the Bible provides eternal remedies. When it comes to trusting the Word of God over the psychological wisdom of mankind to remedy the trials, tribulations, and troubles of life, we are crying, “Mayday, mayday, mayday!” which is its required form world-wide.

It was Dr, Lawrence LeShan, when president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, who said, “Psychotherapy may be known in the future as the greatest hoax of the twentieth century.” we said that very thing in 1979, but LeShan didn’t say it until 1984. However, we now conclude that psychotherapy has advanced from “may be the greatest hoax” to “being one of the greatest heresies of modern-day Christianity.”

We are grateful to all of you who pray and support this ministry for encouraging Christians to believe and trust the Word of God over the words of fallible and fallen humankind.

Blessings in Christ, Who is our only hope,

Martin and Deidre Bobgan

Prayer Need

Our need for prayer is about the time when we will no longer be able to continue PsychoHeresy Awareness Ministries. We thank God for calling us to this work and for giving us the opportunity to warn believers regarding the many aspects of psychoheresy that have invaded all levels and facets of Christianity. We are grateful to all of you who have read our work, shared it with others, prayed for this work, and supported our efforts. We now look forward to the time when someone will need to replace us.

We have been ministering for over 50 years, 30 years of which have been with PsychoHeresy Awareness Ministries. During that time, we co-authored 26 books and over 300 articles. We have no staff. Just the two of us to gladly do all the work the Lord has called us to do. Over the 30 years of PsychoHeresy Awareness Ministries many have shown interest in what we believe the Lord has given us to share with the Church. At one time there were 10,000 on our mailing list and 1500 visits a day to our website. Now we have 1800 on our email list and an average of 100 visits a day to our website. This decline can be attributed to the increasing number of Christian individuals and organizations that have fallen for the false theories and therapies of psychology over the Bible. Because of no staff, we have lacked the ability to reach the many Christians who would profit from the information we provide through the various contemporary means.

We describe the lack of financial support over the years for whomever may follow us. During this entire 30-year period of Psychoheresy Awareness Ministries the financial support for this ministry has been seriously lacking. We have been paid very little over the years and wanted to give freely as much as possible both of our abilities and time. The total combined monthly salary (once it began) for the two of us, during the 30 years, has varied between $500 and, for a few months, $4,000. God has provided one of us with a retirement income from having served as an administrator at the local community college. That gave us freedom from worry regarding raising funds for the ministry. This last quarter of the year our total salary will be $1,000 each month.

We thank God for sufficient health and personal income for all the years of the ministry so we could continue regardless of the ministry income. However, at ages 93 for Martin and 88 for Deidre, we have decided to look for an individual who shares our vision and would be available to take over when we are unable to continue. The individual must have a good grasp of the Bible and know how psychoheresy is one of the greatest last days heresies of contemporary Christianity. In addition to keeping up the website for the ministry, the individual would need to spread the message world-wide through contemporary means. Also, the person must be able to publicly present the message.

Please pray that God will send an individual whom He has selected for this work, who would be able to do what we have done for 30 years, either through independent means of support or that someone would be willing to support such a person and could be involved in the interview and final selection process.

Interested? Please email us at bobgan@cox.net and briefly describe your background and ability to carry this ministry forward. If we are interested, we will follow up with a phone call. Please leave a phone number and available times for us to call.

In Christ, Who is our only hope!

Martin & Deidre Bobgan

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