Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 37. One Body, Many Parts – Disabilities and the Body of Christ | Rev. Kevin Loughran & Penny Loughran

Join Steph and Tiffany, along with father-daughter duo, Pastor Kevin Loughran and Penny Loughran, as they talk about what it means for the church to care for all people, regardless of their range of abilities.

Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 36. Baptism and Birth – Childbirth as a Reflection of Baptism | Dr. Deb Grime

Dr. Deb Grime, a beloved and respected OB/GYN, joins Steph to talk about childbirth, baptism, and the theological connections between the two.

Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 35. An International Look at Life Issues: Conversations with a Missionary | Jamielynn Tinkey Flores, RN

Jamielynn Tinkey Flores joins Steph and Tiffany to talk about life ministry on an international level and the need for the Church to offer a voice for life in all nations.

A Moment for the Family: Children and Mental Health

Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss changes ahead in education with regards to reaching out to our children about mental health. What are some schools doing to help assess kids stress, mood, and other mental health issues? Gary also brings into the conversation the importance of prayer for good mental health.

Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 34. Serving the Younger Generation: An End Goals Crossover | Rev. Mark Kiessling & Julianna Shults, DCE

Steph interviews End Goals’ Rev. Mark Kiessling and DCE Julianna Shults about honoring and caring for the pre-teens, teens, and young adults in our churches and communities.

A Moment for the Family: Separation Anxiety

On our podcast this week Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss Separation Anxiety. What is Separation Anxiety? We will answer that question and offer some useful tips for coping with these types of mental health issues.

A Moment for the Family: Safe Sleep Guidelines for Infants

Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss the new SID “Safe Sleep Guidelines”. Listen and learn about these new guidelines and what we should focus on when placing babies in their cribs at night.

The Coffee Hour — Time to Rest: Men vs. Women (Rebroadcast)

Andy and Sarah talk with Brenda Jank, founder of Run Hard. Rest Well.

A Moment for the Family: Employee Mental Health

Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss mental health issues and how many corporations are focusing on employees and mental health. Also, listen and learn how we should address these mental health issues within our families.

Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 33. Two Guys Take Over: A Discussion on Male Friendship | Rev. Jeff Hemmer

Steph hands the host mic off to her husband as he interviews Pastor Jeff Hemmer on the importance and the gift of guys having guy friendships.