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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.
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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.

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English


Episodes

From the Boardroom to the Bedside - Episode 189

11/8/2019
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Featuring: Robert Bethke Spirituality is an important part of patient care, according to Robert Bethke, chaplain at CTCA. He talked with Rev. Percy McCray about the significance of spiritual care and what that looks like with patients receiving cancer treatment.

Duration:00:30:00

What If I Get Cancer? - Episode 188

11/1/2019
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Featuring: Wayne Shepherd and Rev. Percy McCray “What if I get cancer?” Hosts Wayne Shepherd and Rev. Percy McCray explore this question and address the fears people face when wondering what will happen if they have cancer. They also offer faith-based hope for enduring any kind of crisis.

Duration:00:33:15

Tried & Proven - Episode 187

10/24/2019
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Featuring: Carol King Carol King served as a caregiver for her husband, Hugh, during his journey with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. He is now 10-years cancer free. She spoke with Rev. Percy McCray about what she learned as a caregiver that she now passes onto those caring for loved ones with cancer.

Duration:00:34:42

Compassion Creates Hope - Episode 186

10/16/2019
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Featuring: Rev. Jeff Paparone Rev. Jeff Paparone, a hospital chaplain at CTCA, passionately shared with Rev. Percy McCray about the importance of spiritual, emotional, and mental healing in cancer patients. They also discussed the power of meeting people’s needs right where they are.

Duration:00:37:32

No Instrument Plays Itself - Episode 185

10/10/2019
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Featuring: Raquel Prati Host Rev. Percy McCray interviews breast surgeon Dr. Raquel Prati and they talk about how she views her role as a doctor like an instrument in the hands of a higher power. They also explore the struggle of women undergoing breast cancer surgery and the strength staying positive provides.

Duration:00:32:39

The Blame Game: Is This Cancer My Fault? - Episode 184

10/3/2019
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Featuring: Wayne Shepherd and Rev. Percy McCray Hosts Wayne Shepherd and Rev. Percy McCray address the challenge of blaming someone or God when there is a cancer diagnosis. They provide helpful insight and tools to shift from blame toward hope and renewal.

Duration:00:33:44

I Am My Brother’s Keeper - Episode 183

9/26/2019
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Featuring: Brenda Garrett Brenda Garrett works hands-on with patients daily as she supports the work of the nurses at CTCA. She shares the vision that drives her hard work and the purpose she holds onto as she journeys with patients through their cancer treatment.

Duration:00:31:39

Just Speak the Word - Episode 182

9/19/2019
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Featuring: Molly Stockley Molly Stockley, once a sports news anchor, entered the cancer community when her young co-worker died of melanoma. She now serves as the Vice President of Growth at CTCA in Phoenix and shares with listeners her passion for integrative cancer treatment and care.

Duration:00:29:07

Who Knew It Would Be Me? - Episode 181

9/12/2019
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Featuring: Kathy Lambert Kathy Lambert learned about her uterine cancer after she started volunteering at CTCA, Phoenix. Now diagnosed cancer-free, she shares about how her health journey strengthens her connection with patients she continues to serve.

Duration:00:30:49

Taking the Final Journey... - Episode 180

9/5/2019
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Featuring: Wayne Shepherd and Rev. Percy McCray Hosts Wayne Shepherd and Rev. Percy McCray discuss the challenges and blessings of facing the coming loss of a loved one. They offer helpful guidance on ways to part on godly terms and how to help a loved one pass on with hope, dignity and grace.

Duration:00:31:54

“Lord, Send Me!” - Episode 179

8/29/2019
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Featuring: Diane Johnson Diane Johnson, a 42-year uterine cancer survivor, is using her retirement to make a difference for cancer patients. She spoke with Rev. Percy McCray about the value of support for patients and caregivers and the opportunity for Cancer Care Ministry Training.

Duration:00:35:43

On the Mission Field of Cancer - Episode 178

8/26/2019
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Featuring: Mirna Borkman Mirna Borkman from the Talent Department talks with host Rev. Percy McCray about the importance of talent and vision in the workplace—especially for those who care for cancer patients.

Duration:00:38:05

On the Mission Field of Cancer - Episode 178

8/26/2019
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Featuring: Mirna Borkman Mirna Borkman from the Talent Department talks with host Rev. Percy McCray about the importance of talent and vision in the workplace—especially for those who care for cancer patients.

Duration:00:38:05

God Is Not Done with Me Yet - Episode 177

8/14/2019
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Featuring: Aurora Arellano Aurora Arellano stands with her husband as they fight his colorectal cancer. She shares with Rev. Percy McCray about how she sustains her faith and hope through tough days—and also good days—while giving him care.

Duration:00:32:29

God Is Not Done with Me Yet - Episode 177

8/14/2019
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Featuring: Aurora Arellano Aurora Arellano stands with her husband as they fight his colorectal cancer. She shares with Rev. Percy McCray about how she sustains her faith and hope through tough days—and also good days—while giving him care.

Duration:00:32:29

The Good News Is the Bad News May Change - Episode 176

8/8/2019
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Featuring: Miguel Arellano Miguel Arellano chooses to hold onto hope and the prayer support of others to continue to fight his colorectal cancer.

Duration:00:34:13

The Good News Is the Bad News May Change - Episode 176

8/8/2019
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Featuring: Miguel Arellano Miguel Arellano chooses to hold onto hope and the prayer support of others to continue to fight his colorectal cancer.

Duration:00:34:13

The Truth About Cancer - Episode 175

8/1/2019
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Featuring: Rev. Percy McCray & Wayne Shepherd What is cancer? And what are the benefits of an integrated approach to cancer treatment? Hosts Rev. Percy McCray and Wayne Shepherd discuss the basics of cancer and the kinds of treatments available.

Duration:00:30:49

The Truth About Cancer - Episode 175

8/1/2019
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Featuring: Rev. Percy McCray & Wayne Shepherd What is cancer? And what are the benefits of an integrated approach to cancer treatment? Hosts Rev. Percy McCray and Wayne Shepherd discuss the basics of cancer and the kinds of treatments available.

Duration:00:30:49

Faith is a Gift - Episode 174

7/25/2019
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Featuring: David Ruleman David Ruleman, a retired Salem Christian radio station executive, turned to Cancer Treatment Centers of America when he looked for an integrative approach to treating his esophageal cancer. He talked with Health, Hope & Inspiration about his cancer journey and the role of faith in his care-plan.

Duration:00:34:32