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saltCast058 Leading in a Pandemic

In our first session on leading in a pandemic, Richard England discusses the impact of the pandemic on the congregation in Henderson, TN. He also talks about how the elders have addressed the challenges and kept the congregation informed.

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saltCast057 Implementing a Homeless Ministry

In the final saltCast with John Begin, Bob and John discuss what church leaders need to know about starting a homeless ministry in their community. John talks about the resistance experienced and how to lead people through that resistance to help share love and grace into the lives of those in need.

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saltCast056 Pandemic Impact on the Homeless

Bob and Chuck continue their discussion with John Begin, who works with Trellis, a ministry aimed at helping the homeless. Today, John discusses the impact of the current pandemic on the homeless population and explores how church leaders have responded to the homeless situation.

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saltCast055 Vision of Trellis

In today’s saltCast, Bob and Chuck talk to John Begin about his work with Trellis, a nonprofit ministry to help the homeless. John talks about the vision of Trellis, the scriptural motivation for this work, and how his background equipped him for a ministry that serves the homeless.

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saltCast054 A Discussion with John Begin

An ’86 graduate of the Sunset International Bible Institute, John Begin talks about his background and how he began working with the homeless population in California. Bob and Chuck Ramseur talk with John about how people become homeless and the need to help.

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saltCast053 Dangers of Minimizing Addiction

In our final session with Joe Wilkie, Joe talks about the mindset that tends to minimize sexual addiction. On a more personal level, Joe dives into the hardest part of counseling, and he closes with a focus on what to look for and what questions to ask when searching for a counselor. Remember, you can reach Joe at joewilkiecounseling@gmail.com

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saltCast052 Roadblocks for Addiction

When someone struggles with pornography or sexual addiction, they need roadblocks, not green lights. As we interview Joe Wilkie again this week, he shares a few resources that set up roadblocks to overcome sexual addiction. He also spends time discussing what you can do to help a friend or family member who struggles with addiction, especially as a spouse or parent. You can contact Joe at joewilkiecounseling@gmail.com

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saltCast051 Genetics, Personality, and Addiction

How do genetics and personality factor into someone’s pornography or sexual addiction? This week, Joe Wilkie discusses these factors, and he talks about the impact of shame and guilt that accompanies the struggle of addiction. Joe also shares a few avenues to help one who desires to come out of these addictions. If you have questions for Joe, feel free to write him at joewilkiecounseling@gmail.com

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saltCast050 A Journey into Addiction Counseling

Joe Wilkie spends time with Bob this week talking about his journey into pornography addiction counseling. Joe discusses how sexual addictions begin, along with statistics related to ages and genders involved in pornography addiction. He also shares information that church leaders need to know about this silent struggle among members. For additional information, reach out to Joe at joewilkiecounseling@gmail.com

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saltCast049 Looking for a Recovery Minister

In our final session with Justin Vandaveer, we spend time discussing what leaders need to look for in a recovery minister, what questions they should ask, and what qualities they should consider. As part of our discussion, Justin provides a little guidance on what leaders should consider when writing a job description for this position. Again, you can learn more about the H.O.P.E. recovery program at the Southside Church of Christ Facebook page, go to their website at www.sscofc.org, or contact Justin on Instagram at One Man’s Recovery, call Justin at 501-733-6724, or send him an email at jvandaveer@sscofc.org.

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