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Compassion fatigue. You may have never of this term before, but if you’re a pastor’s wife, I bet you’ve experienced it. And probably on a regular basis! In this episode, Laura Howe shares how to overcome compassion fatigue with practical strategies to strengthen you as you support and care for women in your church and community. With over 15 years of experience as registered social worker focused on mental health and addiction, Laura combines her skills with a passion for equpping and strengthening faith leaders. She is the founder of Hope Made Strong and the Church Mental Health Summit, providing online courses, conferences, and in-person presentations to create conversations that lead to hope, strength, and resilience in leadership.

The Church Mental Health Refresh happens May 3-7, 2021 and you don’t want to miss it!  The goal is to strengthen your team’s CAPACITY, AWARENESS and HOPE to serve the needs in your community. 

Offering 5 talks in 5 days industry leaders train your staff and volunteers on how to recognize and respond to issues such as mental health, addictions and domestic violence.  These live training sessions offer practical and engaging content that will equip you and your team.

In addition to looking at community needs, you will also be strengthened with talks on building a thriving marriage in ministry and overcoming compassion fatigue.  All talks are recorded and available on-demand for you to use in future staff training.  Register for your ticket to the Church Mental Health Refresh HERE [affiliate link].

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Jacque Garner is a podcaster and blogger with a heart to encourage and inspire pastors' wives. With over 30 years experience being married to a pastor, she understands the joys and challenges that come with this unique calling. She believes that pastors' wives can embrace with joy whatever and wherever ministry takes them as they lean into God, abide in His Word, and allow the Holy Spirit to lead them by the hand. Jacque is a mom to 4 amazing kids, a mother-in-love to 3, and Gigi to 7 practically perfect grandkids.