You're A Miracle (And a Pain in the Ass)

by Mike McHargue. Convergent Books, May 2021.


This raw and sometimes irreverant book from Mike McHargue demonstrates that we're all broken, connecting our behaviors to emotions and brain science.


insights from popular author and podcaster Mike McHargue, breaking harmful habits, brain structure, emotions, technology, language, relationships, inhabiting our bodies, relationships

Recommended Audience

understanding how our bodies and emotions impact our behavior


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Practical Applications

  • Better understand harmful habits by reading this fun book about the brain and our emotions.
  • Connect faith and popular culture to brain science and emotions by reading Mike McHargue's insights about our habits.

About the Contributor

Matt Burke

Matt Burke is the director of the Northeast Center for Congregations in Fort Wayne and serves as the Center’s Education Director statewide. Matt has a background in classroom, digital and experiential education and most recently served as the associate director of Learning Science at Kaplan Test Prep. He is passionate about using education to develop deeper faith in congregational participants.

Matt earned a B.A. in Religion from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Masters of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly, and his two sons, Silas and Levi. Matt also loves storytelling in films, books and music and finding the intersections of faith and popular culture.

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