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Health, Hope & Inspiration for People of Faith Living with Cancer

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts

A weekly radio podcast developed to help people find answers to questions about cancer, cancer prevention and overall healthy living. Each week, program host, the Rev. Percy McCray, and his co-host, Wayne Shepherd, share practical ways to find health, hope and inspiration along life's journey. Rev. McCray offers personal insights drawn from over 20 years in full-time pastoral care. The program also features a wide range of clinicians, doctors, pastors, nutritionists, wellness professionals and everyday people who share their expertise to provide tools to get well. Health, Hope and Inspiration is designed to encourage hearts, educate minds, strengthen bodies and build faith.

A weekly radio podcast developed to help people find answers to questions about cancer, cancer prevention and overall healthy living. Each week, program host, the Rev. Percy McCray, and his co-host, Wayne Shepherd, share practical ways to find health, hope and inspiration along life's journey. Rev. McCray offers personal insights drawn from over 20 years in full-time pastoral care. The program also features a wide range of clinicians, doctors, pastors, nutritionists, wellness professionals and everyday people who share their expertise to provide tools to get well. Health, Hope and Inspiration is designed to encourage hearts, educate minds, strengthen bodies and build faith.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly radio podcast developed to help people find answers to questions about cancer, cancer prevention and overall healthy living. Each week, program host, the Rev. Percy McCray, and his co-host, Wayne Shepherd, share practical ways to find health, hope and inspiration along life's journey. Rev. McCray offers personal insights drawn from over 20 years in full-time pastoral care. The program also features a wide range of clinicians, doctors, pastors, nutritionists, wellness professionals and everyday people who share their expertise to provide tools to get well. Health, Hope and Inspiration is designed to encourage hearts, educate minds, strengthen bodies and build faith.

Language:

English


Episodes

Fighting the Fear of Coronavirus

4/4/2020
Featuring: Rev. Percy McCray Fear of the coronavirus may infect many more people than the virus itself. Rev. Percy McCray talks with host Wayne Shepherd about the power fear can place over us and how to potentially break that power by remembering God’s presence and strength. He is “God with us.”

Duration:00:26:34

God is Greater Than Coronavirus

3/26/2020
Featuring: Rev. Percy McCray The reality of coronavirus (COVID-19) can feel terrifying, especially for those with suppressed immune systems caused by cancer treatment. Rev. Percy McCray talks with host Wayne Shepherd about how to focus on who God is, which may help dispel the fear that threatens to consume our thoughts, and replace it with faith in the “Most High” God.

Duration:00:37:37

What Cancer Patients Need to Know About Coronavirus

3/24/2020
Featuring: Dr. Alan Yahanda and Dr. Jeffrey Metts Dr. Alan Yahanda and Dr. Jeffrey Metts of CTCA share important information about what cancer patients need to know during the coronavirus pandemic. Rev. McCray also offers listeners rich encouragement with practical ways to feed their faith during this crisis.

Duration:00:50:51

Protect Your Marriage from Cancer - Episode 208

3/20/2020
Featuring: Myles Weiss Myles Weiss, a licensed marriage and family therapist with 27 years of experience, speaks about the impact cancer may have on marriages. He also shares three ways couples can grow together as they journey through cancer.

Duration:00:32:14

Faith Over Fear - Episode 207

3/13/2020
Featuring: Sherry Pratt Sherry Pratt, author of Faith Over Fear: My Journey Through a Bone Marrow Transplant shares with Rev. Percy McCray about the power of faith when going through cancer treatment.

Duration:00:33:39

I Am My Brothers Keeper - Episode 206

3/5/2020
Featuring: Paul Watkins Paul Watkins shares with Rev. Percy McCray about the power of encouragement. Trained cancer ministry volunteers walked alongside him and his wife during his life-threatening journey and offered hope. He speaks about his gratitude and what he now wants to do in return.

Duration:00:34:41

The Search for Meaning - Episode 205

2/28/2020
Featuring: Rev. Percy McCray Rev. Percy McCray explores the crossroad of faith cancer patients often experience when they ask the question, “Why me?” He shares with co-host Wayne Shepherd his valuable insight into the answering this question.

Duration:00:31:19

Build Your Village! - Episode 204

2/21/2020
Featuring: Linda Glass Linda Glass, a 30-year breast cancer survivor, sees hope at work through Cancer Fighters, a support group for those going through cancer treatment. She shares with Rev. Percy McCray about the power of community.

Duration:00:33:29

One Who Aids and Assists - Episode 203

2/14/2020
Featuring: Letitia Price Letitia Price, an oncology physician’s assistant, is passionate about helping cancer patients survive. She shares with Rev. Percy McCray about what she sees as the leading factor of cancer survival and the importance of treating the whole person.

Duration:00:32:56

Just Get Busy - Episode 202

2/6/2020
Featuring: Sheryl Weldon God used Sheryl Weldon’s breast cancer journey to transform her life and catapult her into a ministry that is bettering the lives of many women. She shares her story of trial and survival with host Rev. Percy McCray.

Duration:00:33:44

When a Loved One Is Dying from Cancer - Episode 201

1/30/2020
Featuring: Myles and Katharine Weiss Myles and Katharine Weiss, ministers with a focus on marriage, share professional insight about how to help someone in various stages of grief. Their experience will give you tools to love those who might be grieving.

Duration:00:35:15

Is God Always Faithful? - Episode 200

1/24/2020
Featuring: Rev. Percy McCray Hosts Wayne Shepherd and Rev. Percy McCray discuss the faithfulness of God. Is God always faithful? Even when it feels like we are abandoned? Listen to this episode to discover what the Bible says about the faithfulness of God even in our dire circumstances.

Duration:00:32:34

There Is Always Hope - Episode 199

1/16/2020
Featuring: Steve Beers Catholic Deacon Steve Beers provides spiritual care to patients at CTCA. He shares with Rev. Percy McCray about the power of hope—and how he sees God show up when all seems hopeless.

Duration:00:31:19

Don’t Ever Park at "Why" - Episode 198

1/9/2020
Featuring: Pastor Bob Cheli Pastor Bob Cheli always ministered to cancer patients, but never expected to become one. He speaks candidly with Host Rev. Percy McCray about his struggles and spiritual lessons as he journeys through cancer.

Duration:00:34:30

Wisdom for Every Season - Episode 197

1/2/2020
Featuring: Rev. Chip Gordon Host Rev. Percy McCray speaks with Rev. Chip Gordon about an important document everyone needs—no matter how healthy or sick. This legal document helps protect individuals, and guides loved ones and medical personnel—if ever the situation arises.

Duration:00:35:22

Take Control of Your Health - Episode 196

12/28/2019
Featuring: Steve Strang Steve Strang, CEO of Charisma Media, was used to sharing others’ stories of faith, but when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he had to live out his own. He shares with Rev. Percy McCray what he learned about faith and taking ownership of his health.

Duration:00:31:26

Nothing Can Stop Hope - Episode 195

12/19/2019
Featuring: Rev. Percy McCray and Wayne Shepherd The hope that the world offers us, often leaves us feeling hopeless. On today’s episode, Rev. Percy McCray and Wayne Shepherd share with us the power of God’s hope that lasts—and how to find it.

Duration:00:32:33

God Can Use Cancer For Good - Episode 194

12/12/2019
Featuring: Aileen Stansel Aileen Stansel, a former nurse educator at CTCA and breast cancer survivor, lost both parents to cancer. She spoke with Rev. Percy McCray about the ways God used cancer for the good in her life.

Duration:00:33:51

The Obedience of Faith - Episode 193

12/5/2019
Featuring: Pastor Ashley Tyree Pastor Ashley Tyree is a man of many hats: pastor of a church and chaplain with the sheriff’s department, fire department and a local business. He shares with Rev. Percy McCray the positive impact the Our Journey of Hope training is having in the community and why he thinks it is a valuable resource for any church or ministry leader.

Duration:00:33:55

Ready To Serve - Episode 192

11/26/2019
Featuring: Rev. Jeff Paparone Providing spiritual and emotional care to those suffering with cancer can be difficult. Rev. Jeff Paparone and Rev. Percy McCray candidly talked about the demands of ministering to sick people and their loved ones. They also provided listeners easy tips for keeping refreshed when caring for others long term.

Duration:00:34:09