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Recent Podcast Episodes
On the show today is Kobe Campbell, CEO and lead therapist at The Healing Circle. And we are talking all about How trauma-informed leadership can transform the church.
On the show today we are talking all about sleep. We will be looking at key factors that impact our sleep, and 16 strategies to improve your sleep.
I’m also offering a free sleep diary download. This is a great resource to use for yourself or with those who you’re supporting. You can download the sleep diary at HopeMadeStrong.org/epsiode12
On the podcast this week I speak with Kari Bartkus about the power of standing with people who are struggling. Kari offers a free downloadable Blue Christmas Planning Guide. The idea of a Blue Christmas was new for me, but to describe it simply, it’s creating a simple service for those to gather and remember the losses at a time of year when they feel the heaviest.
It doesn’t take a degree in psychology or counselling to be able to support someone, offer compassion and encourage others. People feel inadequate and uncomfortable when they are supporting people and they don’t know what to say. So, I share 5 things you can do when you don’ know what to say. These 5 tips give people simple tools to support others so they don’t feel as overwhelmed.
On the show today we talking all about resources to support veterans and first responders with Evan Ownes and how he and his wife Jenny went from having a small group of local veterans meet in their home to military bases from all over the world calling asking them to use their group curriculums in just 3 years.
Just about everyone in a helping role can remember a time that they have, unknowingly slimed their colleagues, friends and families with stories that probably had more details than necessary. I know I have had my fair share of shocked and blank stares when my response...
PODCAST LINKS Cheat Sheet: A theological cheat sheet on Women Leading in the Church Episode 6: How to Face Adversity with the 7 Keys to Resilience Kadi's Book: Developing Female Leaders Kadi's Book: Finding Your Voice in 90 Days ...
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.
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.