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Episodes

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...

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...

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...

Duration:00:39:22

A Fascinating Conversation Between Dr. Michael Egger and Pastor Brad Hoefs

1/22/2018
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Listen to the discussion between Dr. Michael Egger, MD, DLFAPA; and Pastor Brad Hoefs, the founder of Fresh Hope. Dr. Egger is Pastor Brad's doctor and has been instrumental in his recovery. Check out this fascinating conversation between Pastor Brad and Dr. Egger. 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...

Duration:00:45:56

Shame-Based Families Versus Grace-Based Families

1/16/2018
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When raised in a shame-based family one can easily find life to be fraught with emotional landmines. Relationships can be difficult because of shame-based thinking. Shame can lock you into cognitive distortions that cause difficulties in marriage, parenting, work relationships and friendships. Shame itself can make it way into your soul, warping how you see everything in life. Grace, on the other hand, frees one to be in relationships with others and to enjoy those relationships even when...

Duration:00:32:42

Dealing With Grief, Sadness And/Or Depression During Christmastime

12/20/2017
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This is a special Christmas edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health. In this edition, Pastor Brad talks with Perry Root, Sr. about experiencing grief or depression during Christmastime. Perry is an M.S.W. student doing his practicum with Fresh Hope and is also a fulltime member of the Community of Grace staff. He shares some insights as to experiencing grief or depression at this time of the year. We encourage you to share this podcast with those that you believe might benefit from it....

Duration:00:24:53

Hope for the Hurting, Homeless and Hopeless

12/13/2017
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In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad interviews Ms. Candace Hoyt-Gregory, C.E.O. of the Open Door Mission in Omaha, Nebraska. Candice gives helpful insight into mental health issues that the homeless face as well as just the compassion and mercy that is needed when ministering to hurting, hopeless and homeless people. This interview is very insightful for the Church at large and caregivers regarding hopelessness. But, there’s a LOT of encouragement also for those who...

Duration:00:35:48

Mental Health Insights from a Psychiatrist Who Is Also a Theologian

11/27/2017
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with guest Dr. Warren Kinghorn You won’t want to miss this is an excellent podcast! Pastor Brad interviews Dr. Warren Kinghorn, who is both a psychiatrist and a theologian. He presents a unique perspective on mental health, both as a Christian and as a professional in psychiatry. Dr. Kinghorn also addresses how we can help people in the church with a mental health diagnosis, both for pastors and laypersons. He shares a lot of insights for pastors regarding their own mental health. Dr....

Duration:00:43:52

Music for Your Soul As You Go Through Difficulties

11/20/2017
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This edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health is for anyone who is going through a difficult time in their life whether they have a mental health issue or not. So, this is one podcast that you are going to want to share with any of your friends or family who are in a valley of challenges right now. In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad shares four songs that have been extremely helpful to him as he has faced some of his darkest difficulties. After listening to this...

Duration:00:32:57

An Incredible Story of Rescue from the Bering Sea: A Testimony of Hope!

11/8/2017
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Sometimes in life, we find ourselves in desperate situations. Situations where if the Lord does not rescue us we won’t survive. There are those times where we feel as though the arm of the Lord just isn’t long enough to reach us to pluck us out of the sear of troubles that we are drowning in. Then you will not want to miss this podcast! In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad interviews Dave Anderson who is one of only seven known survivors from a plane crash in the...

Duration:00:29:33

Blessed Are the Unsatisfied: Finding Spiritual Freedom in an Imperfect World by Amy Simpson

10/30/2017
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Are you unsatisfied? If so, then you are blessed! In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad interviews author, Amy Simpson regarding her new book entitled Blessed Are the Unsatisfied: Finding Spiritual Freedom in an Imperfect World "We know that our material comforts and temporal accomplishments are not enough to fully satisfy us. Momentary pleasures, whether of pure or darker motivations, are fleeting at best. But Christians often hear the idea that following Jesus means...

Duration:00:16:56