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Episodes

A Conversation with author Sarah Robinson

4/18/2019
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On today’s episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with Sarah Robinson. Sarah Robinson is an author who writes about the hard stuff so you don’t feel alone. Brad and Sarah talk about how Life can be really hard, messy, and broken, but it can still be beautiful. Although Sarah loved her church there was some toxic aspects of it. She had to hide how she was feeling it was not okay, to be not okay. Even though God loves everyone, she felt like God didn’t really love...

Duration:00:36:35

A Conversation with Dr. Sidney Hankerson

4/5/2019
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On today’s episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with Dr. Sidney Hankerson. Dr. Sidney Hankerson is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He has developed expertise in treating patients with depression and other mood disorders. Brad and Dr. Hankerson talk about how people struggling with mental health first seek guidance from the church before going to a...

Duration:00:30:12

Podcast with writer and blogger, Abby McDonald

3/4/2019
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On today's edition of Fresh Hope For Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with writer and blogger, Abby McDonald. Abby chats with Pastor Brad about struggling with postpartum depression, and how writing was one of the pursuits that allowed her to see the light again. Abby realized that her identity was not firmly rooted in who she was in Christ, and was basing her self worth on the opinion of others and her ability to perform as a wife, mother, friend, and worker. You can visit Abby's...

Duration:00:30:33

Sugar Addict, a Podcast with Pastor Brad Hoefs

2/28/2019
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Pastor Brad Hoefs shares about his personal addiction to sugar and how sugar affects our mood and may need to be avoided by people who already suffer from a mood disorder. We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast. If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we encourage you to leave a...

Duration:00:12:51

Finding Hope in the Midst of Pain

2/1/2019
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Author, Paige Anderson, talks about how she found hope in the midst of her pain through loss. Her book, "Rising for YOU: Pressing through the Sorrow of Pregnancy Loss to Bring Comfort, Hope, and Light," brings hope and light to everyone who is suffering from loss. We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our...

Duration:00:44:15

Seven Roadblocks to Moving Forward

1/21/2019
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Are you in denial? Do you run from problems? Are you struggling to get over past failures? On today’s episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs goes over seven roadblocks you must overcome in order to move forward. We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast. If you are...

Duration:00:19:05

How to Not Take Things Personally

1/15/2019
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On this episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs shares seven insights he's come across while working on himself on how to not take things personally when people are rude to you. We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast. If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we...

Duration:00:11:48

What Not to Do if You are Sad

1/11/2019
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On today’s episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs goes over nine things to avoid when you're feeling sad and encourages you to take captive your thinking. We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast. If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we encourage you to leave...

Duration:00:14:14

Podcast with Brian Wieck, author of "The War Within"

10/17/2018
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On this episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with Brian V. Wieck, a dedicated writer. Brian has completed his new book “The War Within”: a stirring opus on the strengthening of one’s belief in God and his love and mercy through rebuking the lies surrounding this knowledge. Wieck tells Brad how for forty years he had been tormented by God, believing God was responsible for his loneliness, his anger, the car accident that ruined his knees as a kid, and the bullies...

Duration:00:30:30

Doug Beach, the President of Pathways to Hope, Hopes to Break the Stigma of Mental Illness

10/9/2018
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On this episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with the President of Pathways To Hope, Doug Beach. Doug talks about the community-wide initiative that is helping break the stigma of mental illness so that people will seek treatment sooner. Discover how Doug’s son’s battle with depression and mental illness led him down a path to helping others with mental illness, as well as helping communities become more compassionate to people who suffer from mental illness. It...

Duration:00:39:18

A Conversation with Rev. Jermine Alberty

10/8/2018
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On this episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with Reverend Jermine Alberty, Executive Director of a Ministry called Pathways in the St. Louis area. Join them as they discuss how having faith in God helps people on their journey to recovery from suffering from mental illness, why it’s important for Pastors to tell people in their congregation who have a mental illness to take their medicine, and how to help a person that is in distress. You will also hear how...

Duration:00:38:09

Podcast with Dr. Matt Stanford, Hope and Healing Center in Houston

9/14/2018
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On this episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with CEO of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute in Houston, Dr. Matt Stanford. We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast. If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we encourage you to leave a comment regarding...

Duration:00:42:57

Pastor Jamie Rasmussen, author of the book, "How Joyful People Think: 8 Ways of Thinking That Lead to a Better Life"

9/5/2018
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On this episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with Author and Senior Pastor of Scottsdale Bible Church, Jamie Rasmussen about his book; “How Joyful People Think: 8 Ways of Thinking That Lead to a Better Life." Why is it important that we change our thinking? How does the Bible tell us to think? Is it possible to have joy when your depressed? We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this...

Duration:00:26:01

We are Body, Mind and Spirit - How Our Brains Were Affected by the Fall of Man

8/29/2018
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On this episode of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad Hoefs talks with psychiatrist and neuropsychiatrist Dr. Daniel Morehead about how we are body, mind, and spirit and that people often forget our brains were also affected by the fall of man and sin. Pastors cannot diagnose someone with a mental illness, but it’s important they know the signs, so they can help get the person the help they need. How can Clergy and Metal Health professionals work together to help build bridges to the...

Duration:00:39:22

Podcast with Pastor Sam Warren

8/21/2018
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We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast. If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we encourage you to leave a comment regarding the podcast. Or you can leave a voice message for us on the site: www.FreshHope4MentalHealth.com Pastor Brad Hoefs, the host of Fresh Hope for Mental...

Duration:00:41:29

Working Through Your Past is a Key to Wellness

7/16/2018
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We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast. If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we encourage you to leave a comment regarding the podcast. Or you can leave a voice message for us on the site: www.FreshHope4MentalHealth.com Pastor Brad Hoefs, the host of Fresh Hope for Mental Health,...

Duration:00:27:53

God's Second Chances

4/25/2018
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In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad interviews Pastor Tony Roberts. Pastor Tony Roberts was born and raised in the Hoosier heartland just south of Indianapolis. He grew up worshiping high school basketball and once had the honor of playing in a televised “game of the week.” Tony went to Hanover College. After many detours into sex, drugs, and more folk rock than roll, he wound up at the seminary and became a pastor. It was then that symptoms of depression and mania...

Duration:00:33:18

Interview with Jen Savery from the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

3/20/2018
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Listen to Pastor Brad interview Jen Savery on how she deals with her own mental health diagnosis and is focused on training Kingdom-minded coaches to work with our youth. We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at info@FreshHope.us with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast. If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we encourage you to leave a...

Duration:00:39:45

"Don't Ever Give Up Hope," interview with Keith O'Neil, Former NFL Player

2/27/2018
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Keith O'Neil is a former NFL football player. Keith played for the Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts and New York Giants. During his professional career he served as team captain and was a member of the Colts Super Bowl XLI Championship team. Keith is an international speaker and speaks to audiences in the sports, faith and mental health communities. He is also the President and Founder of the 4th and Forever Foundation which brings awareness to mental health and funds research for mental...

Duration:00:32:47

Interview with Dr. Steve Grcevich, President of Key Ministry

2/5/2018
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In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad interviews Dr. Steve Grcevich. Dr. Grcevich is the author of Mental Health and the Church: A Ministry Handbook for Including Children and Adults with ADHD, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, and Other Common Mental Health Conditions, which be released this week (February of 2017). Pastor Brad believes that this book is a must read and must use book for any church that wants to include people who struggle with mental health issues. The church...

Duration:00:39:22