LEARN STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES THAT WILL EQUIP YOUR TEAM TO CARE FOR YOUR COMMUNITY
Recent Podcast Episodes
Resilience can feel like a buzzword. It sounds really good, what does it actually mean? And even harder is figuring out how to achieve it. But resilience is what has kept people afloat during these challenging months, and it will help propel people forward. Without...
On the show today we talking all about Pastor Wellbeing with Marty Sawyers president and CEO of Full Strength Network. We hear how his passion to serve the local church and strengthen ministry leaders has led him through a transitioning from a corporate leader to...
When people are developing or growing their care ministry they first start at building a volunteer team. This results in a huge missed opportunity. Partnerships with community organizations not only strengthens your church’s capacity to care for its congregants but also catapults you forward in building trust and influence within the community.
On the show today, we talking about Suicide prevention and the Church with Glen Bloomstrom, Director with LivingWorks.
He shares that not only is the church able to support those who struggle with thoughts of suicide, but as community leaders, it’s important for the church to create safe environments for people to share, and this usually involves less fixing and more listening.
When your church knows the needs of the community, understands their strengths. They are refreshed and serving out of abundance, and offering skilled care to their fellow members, not only does this release the pastors from the crippling pressure to meet all the needs of the church, but it cultivates an authentic culture of care. Which transforms communities.
Your community is hungry for a place to belong and find hope. By investing in your care ministry you create an environment for lives to be transformed. People then can’t help but share with others when their lives are transformed.
The Care Ministry Podcast offers listeners practical resources and actionable strategies to support leader’s well-being, strengthen volunteer teams and equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to care for your community.
HEY THERE, I’M LAURA
I’m a mental health clinician and community development strategist for churches that want to care for their communities without burning out.
Supporting local church leaders to overcome and prevent burnout, create effective and sustainable care ministries and be a beacon of hope for their community is what I love to do!
I believe that when church leaders are healthy and when congregations are healed and transformed, they are more able to fulfill the gospel mission.