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Listen to J., Becca, Karen and Bella as they work through the often messy and difficult world of mental health. C50 is a faith based ministry to the mental health community and uses both Biblical and "secular" knowledge to help understand how best to survive in a world where 1-5 are diagnosed with a mental illness and so many more who have been burned by mental illness. C50 has a diverse board of directors and works with professionals. Although J, Becca, Karen and Bella are not professionals, they work very hard to bring accurate information that is helpful and that can encourage you in your walk.

Listen to J., Becca, Karen and Bella as they work through the often messy and difficult world of mental health. C50 is a faith based ministry to the mental health community and uses both Biblical and "secular" knowledge to help understand how best to survive in a world where 1-5 are diagnosed with a mental illness and so many more who have been burned by mental illness. C50 has a diverse board of directors and works with professionals. Although J, Becca, Karen and Bella are not professionals, they work very hard to bring accurate information that is helpful and that can encourage you in your walk.
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Listen to J., Becca, Karen and Bella as they work through the often messy and difficult world of mental health. C50 is a faith based ministry to the mental health community and uses both Biblical and "secular" knowledge to help understand how best to survive in a world where 1-5 are diagnosed with a mental illness and so many more who have been burned by mental illness. C50 has a diverse board of directors and works with professionals. Although J, Becca, Karen and Bella are not professionals, they work very hard to bring accurate information that is helpful and that can encourage you in your walk.

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Episodes

#14 - Alcohol...a lot of it. Rock Bottom. Roz's story.

5/21/2019
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Imagine starting to drink at a young age and getting deeper and deeper to how it fixes the hurt in your life. Well, Roz did just that. Come hear a story of how Roz's mental health was lacking and alcohol filled a void but created more of a void in the end. First it was 30 beers a day, then it was a gallon of vodka a day and then bottles of mouthwash. This is a story about recovery and Jesus Christ.

Duration:00:59:32

#13 Lorraine's Story: "Baby Girl Mexico" - Adoption, Abuse, Death, Rape, Redemption

5/10/2019
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We can't say enough about this podcast! Our friend Lorraine has experienced so much. She really could be an addict or a statistic but God had her through everything. This story has so many twists and turns it's crazy but it has a beautiful, beautiful ending.

Duration:01:03:46

J. Ware Speaks: My Bicycle Lie....When I was, like, 38 years old

5/3/2019
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Liar, Liar, pants on fire. I told a lie about a bike. Walmart believed me but I felt horrible and had to do something.

Duration:00:05:10

J. Ware Speaks: Gas Bomb Away!!!!!!

5/3/2019
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How can I put this, there was a leaking propane tank 75 feet from our bonfires!

Duration:00:04:18

#12 Mental/Physical/Spiritual Health: Alisa Keeton Interview

5/3/2019
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This is a great phone interview with an phenomenal lady, Alisa Keeton from Revelation Wellness. At first glance you may start to think Alisa and Revelation Wellness is just physical health. However, This can't be further from the truth. How do I even begin to explain how Revelation Wellness speaks into every aspect of our lives and points people to Jesus. Listen and Alisa will explain it better. * RW does get into physical health at some point in your journey...Let's say, after you get...

Duration:00:55:06

Is Mental Illness Portrayed Correctly?

4/23/2019
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Here is a quick discussion on a couple of our personal stories and how we wrestle with the portrayal of mental illness. It seems like many times people associate dysfunctional behavior with a mental illness. Not cool. Best thing to do is not make mental illness a laughing matter or respond that someones behavior is from a mental illness. Let's focus on building up and supporting those that are struggling.

Duration:00:09:24

J.Ware Speaks: Alive Music Festival- The Truth

4/23/2019
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As a youth pastor I would bring my high schoolers to Alive Music Festival. It was a great time but there was a secret reason why I made it through the rain, mud and craziness. Give this a quick listen and see how you too can survive...

Duration:00:04:24

J.Ware Speaks: Glassball/Camo Jacket

4/16/2019
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This devotional covers a sensitive subject in my life. I have treated a lot of things like they were invincible, indestructible like they were lead balls. The biggest thing I hurt was my marriage. I have learned a lot and this quick devotional shares my marriage story very quickly and points to Christ as a redeemer.

Duration:00:07:30

#11 OCD: Jesse's Story (second time around)

4/16/2019
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In this episode you will hear how Jesse lived life for many years assuming everyone felt and thought the way he did. You will hear how OCD manifested itself in a young boy and how the struggle grew as Jesse aged. The story follows Jesse through many twists and turns but ultimately you will hear Jesse confirm that we shouldn't jump to assuming there is a sin problem when people struggle with mental illness. Of course life is complicated and this is a big issue but Jesse wraps up the podcast...

Duration:00:55:18

#10: Help! My kid is symptomatic!- Psychologist Dr. Wes Reilly

4/9/2019
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All of us affected by mental illness will find this episode interesting as we dive into the years when, many times, mental illness begins. I can't say enough about this episode if your child is symptomatic or you just feel something may be different with your child's behavior, emotions etc. Dr. Wes Reilly is an incredible man who loves Jesus and is passionate about integrating psychology and the study of the mind/behavior with faith in Christ. As always, Dr. Reilly is not making and...

Duration:00:49:00

J.Ware Speaks: Old Guitar Made New

4/9/2019
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This is a quick devotional about how God makes old things new. He is always working on us. Believe it when you don't see it. When it's hard, accept it. Know that the whole time, Christ's arms are around you. * If you're like me, my mental health has brought me to some dark places that have worn me out but those are the old things...

Duration:00:05:47

J. Ware Speaks: Guns, a Cop, "Book Smart"

4/3/2019
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In this devotional you will hear J.'s story of how he became "book smart" about guns but had a funny but potentially serious run in with a cop.

Duration:00:09:20

C50 Discussion: Authentic Teaching: Prelude to our new devotionals

4/2/2019
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In this shorter episode, you will hear about J's story and how he taught truth but sometimes wasn't living it out. This episode attempts to introduce a new short devotional podcast from J. So, why would you listen if he has inauthentically taught before? In 2007, at a church in Cincinnati, J. lived a hypocritical life at times. For the next 10 years in the church, he struggle hard to live what he preached. Through much help and the conviction, healing and forgiveness from the Lord, J. wants...

Duration:00:20:21

J.Ware Speaks: Matisyahu Sings

4/2/2019
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In this episode, you will hear a short story about a guy named Matisyahu. You will see a guy covering one of Matisyahu's songs in a coffee shop. He doesn't realize Matisyahu is there watching...

Duration:00:04:43

#9 Special Needs & Mental Health: Jaclyn Royall

4/2/2019
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Our good friend Jaclyn Royall is the Director of the special needs ministry at The Bible Chapel in McMurray. Jaclyn's passion for those with special needs is contagious. When talking with her recently, I asked a ridiculous question. "Do people with special needs struggle with mental health like I would." Jaclyn said, "Of course" I don't know why I even thought different but Jaclyn explained it to me and I knew we had to have her on the podcast. We are really talking about two groups of...

Duration:00:56:51

#8 Medicine: The Good, Bad and Ugly

3/20/2019
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In this episode, we are joined on the phone (our first phone interview...so hang with us) by Dr. Kipp Tiger. Becca and I just call him Kipp because he is one of my 3 great brother-in-laws. Kipp is one of the funniest guys I know, is one of the smartest guys I know and he cares about people and the Lord. Medication, many times, is a huge part of healing and even ongoing stability. This episode will be beneficial for those new to medication as well as those that have been on medication for...

Duration:00:47:56

#7 PTSD From Pennsylvania to San Diego Psych-ward to Redemption: TYler

3/19/2019
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In this episode, we will discuss with Tyler how he went from growing up in a great home North of Pittsburgh to almost becoming a Navy SEAL, doing 4 tours, becoming dependent on drugs and alcohol to fight his PTSD and ultimately finding redemption in Christ through the love of his father.

Duration:00:48:32

#6 Forgiveness & Mental Illness - Tom Rojahn

3/13/2019
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In this episode, you will hear us talk about forgiveness. Why is this important, well, we feel and have experienced that forgiveness can be difficult in the mental health world. First, for the person that has been hurt by risky and unhealthy behaviors. Second, for the person that desires to unload the weight of their past behavior. Forgiveness can be achieved and found. We believe we do know how this can happen, so let this bold statement prove itself true as you listen to the...

Duration:00:47:08

#5 Support Team: How to support someone with their mental health/illness

3/4/2019
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In this episode, you will hear about Karen and Becca's experience dealing with Bella & J's mental illness. You will also hear J & Bella talk about what they feel is helpful. Of course, we are not professionals but as Bella says in this episode, "we are professionals in our own experiences." There is not 1 way to support someone. Time and circumstances also change how you interact with someone struggling with their mental health or illness. If you would like to ask us questions, please visit...

Duration:00:48:37

#4 Codependency: Overcoming Codependency In Marriage, Becca's Story

2/26/2019
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In this episode, not only will you will hear about the trials Becca has gone through while being a wife to J. who has a mental illness, but you will hear mainly about her own deep struggle with codependency. Like many, codependency was unknown to Becca until she read a book entitled 9 Things You Simply Must Do by Henry Cloud. She had lived many years pleasing J and others and had lost her own way. C50 realizes that there are 2 sides of mental health. The people we think are obviously...

Duration:00:50:04