Dr. Godwin Ude is a Diplomate Certified Psychotherapist and Counsellor (D-CPC); Clinical Counsellor, Pharmacist, Theologian and Social Researcher who specializes in family, marriage, and relationship counselling. He is the author of five books including the best-sellers “The Other Woman”, “The Love Myth” and “ Becoming Extraordinary”.
With degrees in Pharmacy, Counselling, Theology, Biblical Studies, Social Research and Sociological Integration of Religion and Society, he has committed himself to helping families, ministries, and marriages thrive rather than struggle to survive. Dr. Ude has pioneered several churches and ministries and currently leads Transformation Christian Centre, a multi-faceted ministry devoted to coaching, training, equipping, empowering both lay and called ministers employing Christ-centered discipleship.
Dr. Ude is a scholar with a rare teaching grace. He has empowered pastors and students in Europe, Africa, The Caribbean, USA and Canada. He is the president of Pacific Bible Institute that offers online quality Christian Education in various disciplines ranging from Associate Degrees up to Doctor of Philosophy in select areas of Christian Education.
As a sought-after conference speaker and author, Dr. Ude leverages his 30+ years in ministry, leadership, scholarship and social research skills to equip, empower, develop strategies to solve social problems, and provide transformational discipleship to many across the globe. He has a rare combination of charisma, supernatural insight and scholarship which enable him to speak to varied audiences with audacity and clarity. Notwithstanding, his passion is to help everyone around his circle of influence experience total transformation in all areas of life to become the best of what God ordained him/her to be.
The Other Woman
“The foundation of this work rests on the fact that, although we often think of infidelity when we hear the word "affair", more and more men are letting distractions other than a mistress come between them and their wives. In order to overcome these "other women" that may be working to destroy marriages, it is vital that one recognizes these signs (of Other Woman) and act appropriately once the source of the marital discord has been discovered. This book is a manual for every woman in a relationship.”
The Love Myth
“True love is not a myth . . . but myths about love do abound! Every day thousands of people make marital commitments on the temporary and shaky foundation of "being in love"-and quickly find life full of frustration and despair. Troubled by the onslaught of the Hollywood version of love aggressively promoted through the media,
Dr. Ude sets out to explore the myth of what is being sold to us as love. In a simple and practical way, The Love Myth presents research findings by notable psychologists; while exploring the sociological, theological, and psychological implications of our misconstrued concept of love; and offering redemptive insights for pursuing, finding, and keeping true love.”
“The word proactive means more than merely taking initiative; it means that as human beings we are responsible and accountable for the way we live our lives. Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions. We can subordinate feelings to values. We have the initiative and the responsibility to make things happen. More so, becoming extraordinary is a challenge to become responsible. Responsibility simply means "responsibility"
-the ability to choose your response. Highly proactive people recognize that in being responsible, they
do not blame circumstances, conditions, or conditioning for their behavior. Their behavior is a product of their own conscious choices, made based on values. Humans are wired with the ability to become proactive and responsible. Therefore, if conditioning has made us subject to forces and feelings that tend to ruin our lives, it is because we have, by conscious decision or by default, chosen to empower those things to control us. If you feel that you've become passive, reactive, or reclusive, perhaps it's time to free yourself through the power of conscious decision making. Become proactive, carry your weather with you, and become extraordinary!”
Purpose and Needs Orientations in Marriage: A Critical Survey of the Implications in
Determining a Successful Marital Relationship
June 2011 “This qualitative academic research explores the implications of relationships based on mutual needs compared to a united purpose, and how they affect marital survivability and longevity.”
“Marriage Satisfaction: Evaluating the Impact of Pastoral Premarital Counseling on
Marriage Satisfaction as Measured Using Marital Satisfaction Inventory-Revised (MSIR)”
“This study is an investigative quasi-quantitative research which seeks to ascertain the impact of Pastoral
Premarital Counseling within the evangelical Christian circle, utilizing the Marriage Satisfaction Inventory-Revised (MSI-R). Over sixty couples were surveyed in this research; 40 couples responded to the survey.
Those 40 couples were distributed into two groups: one group was composed of couples who participated in pastoral premarital counseling before marriage, and the other group was composed of couples who did not participate in pastoral premarital counseling.
After analyzing the data collected from the participants utilizing the overall global score of MSI-R, the null hypothesis was rejected, as the research results supported the hypothesis that there is a statistically significant difference between those who participated in pastoral premarital counseling compared to those who did not. However, a more detailed analysis of the different components of the MSR-R showed that there was not a statistically significant difference between couples who had premarital counseling as compared to couples who did not have premarital counseling on some of the individually measured subscales of the MSI-R. It is hoped that this work will foster a more focused approach to pastoral premarital counseling”
LIFE LESSONS FROM MY FATHER
The postmodern world believes that the moral virtues that hold society together are relative to individuals’ assumed standards. Poststructuralism adds more insults to the already injured world by promoting the idea that moral virtues and words are mere images and as such are unreal. But how we live our lives does not die with us as unreal images; it survives us as our legacy.
In this book the author celebrates the legacy of his late father, who he believes was the first Bible he read growing up under his nurturing care. These twelve life lessons are surefire nuggets that will transform your life and the way you currently live it!