LEARN STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES THAT WILL EQUIP YOUR TEAM TO CARE FOR YOUR COMMUNITY
Recent Podcast Episodes
Despite being supporters of others, ministry leaders need support too, and this is what Rev. Dr. Thad Austin’s research focuses on, at Duke Divinity University. On the show today we are talking about Caring for Clergy with Rev. Dr. Thad Austin and how he is creating a network of clergy supporters.
As ministry caregivers, how can we continue to support others without burnout? How can you stay well, so that you don’t get impacted by workplace hazards like burnout and compassion fatigue?
In this episode, I offer 4 ways you can prevent becoming depleted while continuing to serve others.
53. Cultivating Church Spaces Where People with Disabilities can Fully Belong, Flourish, and Lead with Amy Kenny
On the show today we are talking with Author and advocate Amy Kenny and her book My Body is not a Prayer request. I was in my late teens and my church at the time was in a building project. It was a very exciting time for our church, we were growing...
Today’s show is the one-year anniversary of the Podcast and I’m going to share some practical ways to create care systems that help manage the needs which flexible to serve the variety of different needs and complexity of issues.
On the show today we are talking about Spiritual First Aid with co-founder Jaime Aten. Spiritual First Aid is a peer-to-peer spiritual and emotional care intervention. It teaches you the basic skills for emotional care from both biblical wisdom and 15 years of psychological research.
I’ve heard of so many churches that have seen significant staff and leadership changes in the past year. Staff leaving or a leadership change can be very difficult. For both parties, those who are leaving and those impacted by the change. And in this episode, I touch on how you can support your team through this difficult change.
Rev. Dr. Davis shares 10 ways churches can support their older adult congregants. The show today is a flashback to one of the top viewed sessions in our 2021 Church Mental health summit with Rev. Dr. Hilda R. Davis
In this episode, Isabel invites you to explore a new way of approaching your mental, emotional, and physical health that may be counter to what society is teaching and you will be able to identify and challenge harmful beliefs that are misaligned with God’s truth while discovering the innate wisdom of your bodies.
Today’s episode is a highlight of two of the top four episodes and looking back it’s no surprise to me to discover who were the top views guest sessions.
Today’s episode is another flashback from the 2021 Church Mental Health Summit with Jeana Roth and Katherine Spearing of Tears of Eden. An organization that is a community of people who’ve been there, who know the subtle power of Spiritual Abuse. You’ll also find resources for understanding and recovery.
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.