#166: Healers Need Healing: Let’s Talk About Burdens

#166: Healers Need Healing: Let’s Talk About Burdens

#166: Healers Need Healing: Let's Talk About Burdens

by HopeNet Radio | Podcast

Who’s on this episode?

Jeff Strommen @jstrommen | Dave Wager @wagerdaw | Terra Kay @terrakfree

Subscribe & Support the Podcast!

iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Tune In Radio

Make sure to leave a ★★★★★ review and consider supporting the show.

Show Notes

Why is it that you never see your favorite superheroes checking in to the doctor’s office? Is it that we portray the image that in order to be a “hero” to someone that you have to be almost invincible to pain or suffering?

Depression and other mental health struggles do not discriminate. An important part of any kind of human service or ministry is to be mentally and spiritually well. Too often, in our flesh, we try to mask the perceived weaknesses associated with depression, anxiety, and emotional suffering that it eventually leads to burnout or a host of other problems.

This week, we’re saying, “NO MORE!”

It is time to step out of that darkness and open the doors for conversations to save our leaders, healers, and ministers. But how do we do it? Where do we start? Is this even possible in a world that tends to shy away from embracing vulnerability?

Share your story!

10 + 2 =

#165: Erin’s Story

#165: Erin’s Story

#165: Erin's Story

by HopeNet Radio | Podcast

Who’s on this episode?

Jeff Strommen @jstrommen | Dave Wager @wagerdaw | Erin Stoffel

Subscribe & Support the Podcast!

iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Tune In Radio

Make sure to leave a ★★★★★ review and consider supporting the show.

Show Notes

Erin and Jon were married on August 2, 2002 settled down in a Midwestern Wisconsin city and began to enjoy and contribute to a community they loved. Jon loved God his family and serving others and was known as big “fellowship junkie.” Jon and Erin’s family grew as did their love for God and their involvement in their church and community.

Olivia, their oldest child demonstrated a real love for God and people and would often be found in the middle of a conversation with adult friends about God, eternity and other topics that seemed to set her apart. Those who think of her today might have both a tear in their eye and a smile on their face as they remember her loving and sincere heart. She was quiet, but silly, one who was cherished by her family and friends.

On, May 3, 2015, as they went for an early spring walk a random act of violence temporarily separated this family and left Erin fighting for her life.

The extreme pain of separation has given Erin an understanding of God, His love and His healing power. Although Erin’s story still has many chapters to complete, she candidly shares with those willing to listen where hope can be found.

Share your story!

11 + 3 =

#164: Preparing for the Remarkable

#164: Preparing for the Remarkable

#164: Preparing for the Remarkable

by HopeNet Radio | Podcast

Who’s on this episode?

Jeff Strommen @jstrommen | Dave Wager @wagerdaw | Jason Kemper @kempster220

Subscribe & Support the Podcast!

iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Tune In Radio

Make sure to leave a ★★★★★ review and consider supporting the show.

Show Notes

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of those affected by this week’s tragic events in Wausau, WI. We know that God works all things together for good, even through dark times.

More notes coming soon… 

 

Share your story!

1 + 3 =

#163: Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing

#163: Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing

#163: Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing

by HopeNet Radio | Podcast

Who’s on this episode?

Jeff Strommen @jstrommen | Dave Wager @wagerdaw | Jason Kemper @kempster220

Subscribe & Support the Podcast!

iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Tune In Radio

Make sure to leave a ★★★★★ review and consider supporting the show.

Show Notes

BBC Dad Video

This video garnered over 60 million views in less than 48 hours from when it first aired! Why do you think this clip went viral so quickly? Plus, here is his first interview since the failed BBC interview.

 

Colossians 2

Jeff and Dave continue to look at the book of Colossians in Chapter 2 this week. Read it.

 

Quote Us.

Years ago, we didn’t live segmented lives. Today, we live segmented lives. -DW

If you are not doing life with somebody, you won’t have accountability. -DW

 

Share your story!

2 + 7 =

#162: Millennial Fatherhood

#162: Millennial Fatherhood

Subscribe & Support the Podcast!

iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Tune In Radio

Make sure to leave a ★★★★★ review and consider supporting the show.

Show Notes

Jeff and Jason talk about what it takes to intentionally raise your kids to be godly men and women for life.

READ: Seven Things to Pray for Your Children

READ: The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

READ: Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things

Share your story!

3 + 2 =

#161: Becoming Resilient

#161: Becoming Resilient

#161: Becoming Resilient

by HopeNet Radio | Podcast

Subscribe & Support the Podcast!

iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Tune In Radio

Make sure to leave a ★★★★★ review and consider supporting the show.

Show Notes

This week, we’ve centered our discussion around an article on 8 qualities the most resilient people share.

As business leaders and entrepreneurs (parents, teens, young adults), you know that success requires the resilience to keep moving ahead even when confronted with obstacles and roadblocks. You have a willingness to swim upstream and not give up simply because the tide is against you. Resilient people are successful because they possess these eight qualities

Jeff and Dave share their thoughts on the 8 things and look at how Scripture confirms these principles. Did you know that Jonah had to learn how to be resilient in the face of failure?

 

3 Takeaways from Jonah’s trip to Nineveh

1. Jonah wasn’t thinking clearly, or he would’ve done things differently.

Because of Jonah’s story, we can see how important it is to see things from God’s perspective, especially when we are faced with an important decision. Jonah learned this the hard way.

2. Jonah would’ve rather died than listen to God.

There’s much to be said about the point where Jonah thought his way out was to be tossed overboard in the storm. He simply gave up hope that his situation was redeemable after failing God.

3. God wouldn’t let Jonah die.

This example just goes to show that God is never too far away or a situation too far removed from Him that He cannot intervene. The same is true for your life. Your situation is not too worse off that God cannot rescue you. If you feel this way, chat with one of our Groundwire coaches!

Share your story!

13 + 9 =