Joshua Straub

Joshua Straub, Ph.D. has served on the executive staff for the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) for the past five years and is an adjunct professor at Liberty University. Having served either as a counselor, professor, or pastor since 2000, Josh now spends his time training and speaking to Christian counselors, pastors, and lay leaders across America for the AACC, Acquire the Fire conferences, and local churches. He specializes in attachment research, crisis and trauma, the Millennial Generation, and on cultivating healthy relationships both with God and others. Josh is married to his beautiful wife, Christi.

Books by this Author

God. Whether one loves him, hates him, denies or defies him, it is hard to deny the worldwide fascination with God. This book explores why and suggests a personal response to the God Attachment in all of us. Why has the human race, the world over, been so fascinated with...some might say obsessed with...God? This built-in attachment to God crosses religious, political, ethnic, cultural, and generational barriers. Drs. Clinton and Straub reveal fascinating research about this worldwide phenomenon....

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. at the end of life, all that really matters is who you loved, and who loved you

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. skiing in the swiss alps

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. not cleaning up after yourself

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness, if a feeling at all, would mean one could never be sad, mad, hurt, or disappointed again. Therefore, perfect happiness is not achievable in this lifetime, at least not on an everyday basis. However, if viewed as a state of being, (i.e. more like a state of joyfulness as opposed to a feeling or emotion), then one can experience the ill of negative emotion while simultaneously remaining joyful.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. NFL quarterback or lead singer of a band

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