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September 07, 2019

Surviving Disaster

Hurricane Dorian has wreaked havoc in the Bahamas and along the East Coast. Natural disasters like this one, leave many looking to faith and God for answers. Disaster Psychologist Jamie Aten knows firsthand what that's like. He talks with Ed Stetzer about his personal survival through Hurricane Katrina and late stage cancer.


Jamie Aten
Jamie Aten

Jamie Aten

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.

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Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., is Dean of the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches; trained pastors and church planters on six continents; earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates; and he has written hundreds of articles and a dozen books. He is Regional Director for Lausanne North America, is the Editor-in-Chief of Outreach Magazine, and regularly writes for news outlets such as USA Today and CNN.  He serves at his local church, Highpoint Church, as a teaching pastor.  Ed and his wife Donna have been married for more than 35 years and are the parents of three daughters.

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