Episode 39: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, with Jimm Greer

Jimm Greer is the Founder and President of UMTR2ME (pronounced “You matter to me”), an organization that provides hope, encouragement, and counseling to individuals who are struggling with thoughts of suicide. In this interview, Jimm shares his own story of struggling with mental health challenges and how those challenges led him to start UMTR2ME.   … More Episode 39: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, with Jimm Greer

Episode 37: Journaling for People Who Hate to Journal, with Tracy Winchell

Journaling.  Ugh…  Some people love it.  Some people hate it.  Some people feel like they should be doing it because they’ve been told it will help them grow in their faith.  But writing about their thoughts and feelings in a diary just doesn’t work for them. Well, along comes Tracy Winchell to give all of … More Episode 37: Journaling for People Who Hate to Journal, with Tracy Winchell

Episode 36: The Vulnerable Pastor, with Mandy Smith

Mandy Smith, Lead Pastor of University Christian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, has written a wonderful book titled, The Vulnerable Pastor: How Human Limitations Empower Our Ministry, in which she shares about the ways our humanity and our weakness are actually a source of strength in our ministries.   Too often, we think we have to fit … More Episode 36: The Vulnerable Pastor, with Mandy Smith

Episode 35: God Wants His Kids Back, with Nate Landis

Youth ministry is not easy.  Especially in our Post-Christendom context.  But Nate Landis, President and Founder of Urban Youth Collaborative has created an incredibly effective way for churches to reach out to the next generation. Any kind of church. A young, hip, millennial congregation, or an aging Baby Boomer and beyond congregation.  In this episode, … More Episode 35: God Wants His Kids Back, with Nate Landis