100: How to Overcome Compassion Fatigue with Laura Howe

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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099: The Unnamed Zookeeper: Knowing God Sees You with Jennie Senapatiratne

After 10 years as a lead pastor’s wife, Jennie Senapatirante now serves alongside her husband Kevin ministering to churches, encouraging pastors, and leading a movement of prayer in the ministry he founded.Not only is she a wife and mom, she’s an author, speaker, and podcaster! Find out how you can connect with her in the links below. In this episode Jennie shares her wisdom, her joy, and her heart for women to know they are seen by God. 

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098: Dressed For My Day with Kay Harms

Kay Harms is a pastor’s wife, mom, Bible teacher, author, speaker, and blogger. If that’s not enough, she also has a fashion blog and YouTube channel!  I loved chatting with her about her pastor wife life and how God led her to minister to women through her YouTube channel, Dressed For My Day. She also shares some practical tips to help us with our Spring wardrobe. Be sure and check out the links below so you can connect with Kay!

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097: The Prayer Clinic with Leighann McCoy

Leighann McCoy is a pastor’s wife and the founder of the Prayer Clinic ministry, an intercessory prayer ministry that mobilizes churches to pray. She has authored 17 books on prayer and has led the prayer ministry at Thompson Station Church for over 25 years. In this episode we talk about her role as prayer minister and how she experienced power of prayer in her own family. Mamas, you will be so encouraged by her story!

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096: Compared to Who with Heather Creekmore

Heather Creekmore is a pastor’s wife, mom, author, speaker, and podcast host. She helps women to uncover the spiritual root of body image issues and find freedom. You are going to love getting to know her in this episode!

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095: Pastor’s Wife and Inspirational Fiction Author Carrie Turansky

Do you have a God-given dream inside you? Carrie Turansky, pastor’s wife and author, is going to inspire you to take the next step in seeing that dream become a reality. In this episode, she shares about her pastor wife life and becoming a published writer. Her most recent novel, No Journey Too Far, will be released in late Spring 2021. 

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