Scripture says "be anxious for nothing," yet most of us find ourselves increasingly worried and anxious--about our families, our jobs, our finances, our security, and so much more. We're even worried about our level of anxiety! Integrating both the psychological and spiritual aspects of anxiety, our guest will offer a research-driven and faith-informed approach to understanding why we experience anxiety and shows us how to effectively manage it by developing three essential skills. Our world is never going to be a completely safe and understandable place. But it is possible for our hearts and minds to experience greater and lasting peace.
Our guest understands what it's like to go through dark times. That's why she was drawn to the homeless, mentally disabled man pacing the garbage-strewn street barefoot. When she befriends him, Victor's joy, forgiveness, and love change both their lives. Discover what happens on today’s broadcast when an unlikely friendship turns into a God-given opportunity to embrace second chances.
Jean Holthaus, LISW, LMSW, has more than 25 years' experience providing therapy. She currently works as a clinician and manages two clinics for Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. Her professional experience includes working with individuals, couples, and families dealing with abuse, anxiety, depression, marital issues, divorce, spiritual issues, changes of life, parenting, and more. A member of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Ginger Sprouse is a wife, mother, chef, and small business owner of Art of the Meal where she teaches a cooking class in her professional kitchen. In 2019 she added author to her resume, writing Kinda Like Grace about her turbulent past and a homeless man she and her husband befriended. Her mission is to dispel the stereotypical portrait of a Christian and let her light shine with love and compassion for all. Living a life that exemplifies the "Good News" is her goal—through one act of service at a time, to a crowd or just one person. She is determined to keep Christ first and not take this life too seriously as she presses on to the prize for the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.