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The Care Ministry Podcast

The Care Ministry Podcast

Hosted by: Laura Howe

Building a culture of care in your church can feel as complex as the people you serve. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Laura Howe offers listeners practical resources and actionable strategies to support...

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147: Trained Listeners Can Transform Your Church with Dr. Jackie Perry

Today, we're thrilled to welcome Dr. Jackie Perry to the podcast! Dr. Perry is a seasoned Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Supervisor, a Counseling Professor, and the Founder and President of The SoulWell Center,...
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146: How to Help the Pastoral Family Heal from Ministry Trauma with Kristen Humiston

The show today is a flashback to one of the amazing sessions at our 2023 Church Mental Health Summit with Kristen Humiston. Kristen and her family know what it’s like to be blindsided by an elder board and...
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145: Are you really OK? Addressing mental and emotional health in the church with Debra Fileta

In one of our most-viewed sessions from the 2023 Church Mental Health Summit, Debra Fileta, a Licensed Professional Counselor, relationship expert, national speaker, and founder of the Debra Fileta Counselor’s...
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144: Gracism: Bridging the deep divides of race, faith, and culture with Dr. David Anderson

Today, you’re getting access to one of our most-viewed sessions from the 2023 Church Mental Health Summit. Dr. David Anderson is the Founder and President of Gracism Global, host of "Real Talk with Dr. David...
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143: Three Ways Your Church Is Set Up To Offer Hope To Its Congregation

As we do our best to navigate the ups and downs of those dealing with mental health struggles, it’s always good to be reminded that your church is already the best place to offer three core needs: belonging, purpose,...
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142: Creating Opportunities To Add Value and Strengthen Purpose

Belonging, purpose, and hope. These are the three core needs every person brings with them when they enter the doors of your church. Are we meeting these needs? Today, Laura encourages us to ask the question, How does...
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141: Creating Safe Spaces Of Belonging

Your church is equipped to be a place of belonging for those in your community. Before people believe in Jesus, they often experience belonging within a church family. And like the innkeeper in the story of the Good...
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140:Mental Health Awareness Month with Ike Miller

“I can’t change what has happened to me…but I can use it to help somebody else.” Today’s guest, Ike Miller, is an author and pastor who shares his experience of the impacts of growing up with a parent with an...
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139:Mental Health Awareness Month with Fred Eaton

The church has a choice to make on how to support those struggling with mental health, depression, suicidal thoughts, and more. Today’s interview with Fred Eaton is incredibly helpful to gain perspective on how to do...
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138: Mental Health Awareness Month with Tony Roberts

“My power is made perfect in weakness…” This reminder in 2 Corinthians 12:9 of God’s ability to use us in our weakness is on full display in today’s episode. We get to hear from Tony Roberts who shares his powerful...
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137: MH Awareness Month with Boston Bachert

“If I had to guess…I’m not alone here in my struggle.” One of the ways our guest on today’s episode, Boston Bachert, connects with his audience is through his juggling, circus, illusion, and comedy performances. But...
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136: 10 ways your church can recognize Mental Health Awareness Month

In this episode, I had the pleasure of chatting with Tiffany Burns, a Certified Financial Coach dedicated to reshaping your financial narrative!   With an impressive track record of paying off $91,000 in debt within...
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