The recent wildfires in California, last month's earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, or a cancer diagnosis for yourself or a friend. These are all disasters -- whether they're global or personal. They're the kinds of things that make someone ask why. Disaster psychologist and survivor Jamie Aten talks about how not just to survive a crisis, but how to walk through it resiliently in faith and with the grace of God.
Jamie Aten is a disaster psychologist, author, and speaker. He helps others cultivate faith and resilience amidst personal, mass, and humanitarian disasters. Jamie understands his work through personal experience. He's a Hurricane Katrina survivor and a late stage cancer survivor in remission. Jamie is the Executive Director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute and Blanchard Chair of Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership at Wheaton College. He also founded the Humanitarian Disaster Institute, Humanitarian & Disaster Leadership Program and Disaster Ministry Conference. He's written several books including, A Walking Disaster: What Surviving Katrina and Cancer Taught Me About Faith and Resilience. He's received several honors, including the FEMA Community Preparedness Champion Award at the White House in 2016. Jamie lives in Wheaton with his wife and three children.
Ed Stetzer wears a lot of hats—author, speaker, researcher, pastor, church planter—as he helps Christians learn to share Christ. Ed has earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates, and has written or co-written a dozen books and hundreds of articles. Now he ministers as interim pastor of The Moody Church, teaches at Wheaton College, and serves as executive director of the Billy Graham Center and a regional director of Lausanne North America. Ed and his wife, Donna, have been married more than 25 years and have three daughters.
Ed Stetzer Live helps you live out the truth of the gospel in a rapidly changing world. Drawing on years of research and ministry experience, Ed leads special guests and caller interaction in an engaging discussion of today’s cultural trends. Discover new ways to show and share the love of Jesus to a broken and hurting world. Airs Saturdays from 11 a.m. to noon CT on Moody Radio.