Disciples Today is a global source of news, encouragement, guidance and resources for all disciples of Jesus. Monthly episodes will focus on global news, mental health during times of stress, marriage, parenting and leadership topics. Tune in and follow along...
Truth Trauma Theology with Kyle Spears
26:20Visit Kyle's YouTube channel at "Truth Trauma Theology" https://www.youtube.com/user/kss97bRecommended books:"Getting Past your Past" - Francine Shapiro"People are Big and God is small" - Edward WelchHe loves me - Wayne JacobsonHow to love - Milan Yerkovich
Life in Africa during Covid-19
42:12How has Covid affected East Africa, West Africa & Southern AfricaHow are the churches adapting and coping during this crisisWhat is family life like
How to have Constructive Conversations on Race, Culture and the Church
49:35Q - Why do you think the killing of George Floyd has grabbed worldwide attention and ignited a movement to rectify injustice, institutionalised racism and police brutality?Q - What can white disciples do to support and comfort our black family that are hurting?Q - What are unhelpful responses from the white disciples to these events and why?Q - What are unhelpful ways that black disciples can engage with their white brothers and sisters on this topic?Q - It can be hard to have conversations on these issues. From Whites there is guilt, fragility and fear saying insensitive things that only make things worse. What can they do to educate themselves?Q - How can all minority groups in our churches worldwide forge a way to help the church value them and their cultural sensitivities?
Love, Marriage and Parenting in the time of Covid19
36:51Marriage dynamics in lockdownResources to help couplesParenting challenges and blessingsParenting resources
Grief Recovery with Tammy Fleming
41:35Grieving loss of freedom or changed plansThe grieving processLosing loved onesDo's and don'ts of those comforting grieversHelpful Resources
Jon & Rachel Buchholz, their journey through a crisis.
33:59What led you to the mission fieldHow is the church doing after 6 weeks of quarantineHow does your family dynamics change week 1 to week 6 of lockdown?What challenges have you experienced in your Marriage?What does the church in Italy need us to pray for?Next Episode:Grieving through this crisis with Tammy Fleming
What is HOPEww doing around the World during the global Pandemic
30:19- The new leadership team of HOPEww- What is HOPEww doing in Hong Kong, South Africa, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea and other countries- Support the HOPE work by going to www.hopeww.org/covid19- Next Episode: Jon & Rachel Buchholz, church leaders in Milan Italy.
Mental Health during a Crisis
31:42How do we recognise the difference between a normal reaction v's an abnormal response?What habits can we employ that will help us?What do we need to avoid?What resources are available to us and our loved ones?How do we explain to our young children what is going on?
Covid-19 advice from Dr Marc Aguirre and how Congregations are adapting to virtual church.
41:16How flu symptoms are different to CoronaAvoid things like cash that are super-spreaders of virus’s 🦠How to take care of someone infected at homeChurches around the world plans and strategiesUpdates on Worldwide day of prayer and World Discipleship SummitFuture episodes: Mental health in the midst of a crisis