Faith and Mental Health

This is a podcast focused on building community among mental health professionals and faith leaders ... more

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June 01, 2021 00:29:16
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Journey With Employees Who Are Struggling Through Mental Health

Join Jeff Elhart, Bruce and Kelsey as they reflect about the importance of mental health in the work place. How to engage critical conversations and take meaningful steps forward to intervene in critical moments for employees. ...

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May 12, 2021 00:32:04
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How to Walk Alongside Those Wrestling With Mental Health

Join Kelsey and Bruce as they talk with Shanna Housman who serves as campus pastor for South Harbor Church based in Byron Center, Michigan and Rev. Dr. Jermine Alberty, who serves as the executive director of Pathways to Promise. Formerly Senior pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, St. Louis MO, a principal consultant and owner of SALT Initiative and based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Join Shanna and Jermine as they share more about mental caring for others, learning about resources available to you, and staying involved in the lives of others.  ...

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April 27, 2021 00:27:59
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Caring for others A deep dive into mental health and caring

Join Kelsey and Bruce as they discuss the spiritual implications COVID has had on our mental health. They are joined by Rev. Andy Bossardet, the Lead pastor of First Reformed Church in Byron Center, Michigan (former coordinator for equipping thriving congregations for the Reformed Church in America) Doctoral student in trauma-informed care through Pittsburgh Theological SeminaryOrdained minister in the Reformed Church in America and Based in Byron Center, Michigan And Fr. Theodore Petrides A parish priest for over 26 years, Very Rev. Fr. Theodore Petrides currently serves Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Reading, PA. Fr. Theodore and his wife, Presvytera Cristen have 6 grown children and three grandchildren. Before going to the Holy Cross seminary, Fr. Theodore studied and taught drama and playwriting. He has worked in the theatre and continues to occasionally write plays and use his drama background for ministry.  ...

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April 20, 2021 00:29:53
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Stages of Grief

Join hosts Kelsey and Bruce as they talk all things grief with Bob VanderPol. Bob is the Executive director for Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. ...

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April 13, 2021 00:29:39
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Kids and Mental Health with Ej Bast

Ej Bast is the Dean of Gull Lake Virtual Partnership at Gull Lake Community Schools. Join, he Kelsey and Bruce as they discuss parenting through mental health particularly in the context of the pandemic. ...

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April 05, 2021 00:37:21
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Pastoring Through Mental Health.

Rev. Jim Knol, MDiv, LCSW is the Director of pastoral care for the Christian Health Care Center. He is an ordained as a minister and regional mental health consultant for the Reformed Church in America. He is based in Warwick, New York. In this episode discover what it means to be a pastor wrestling with mental health, some of the stigmas that exists, and how advocates can help pastors take care of themselves.  ...

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