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Dec 21, 2022

To be understood is essential for human life, yet many who cannot hear go a lifetime without it.

In this episode, United Methodist Bishop Peggy Johnson shares how she became involved in deaf ministries and how her life was transformed by it.

Triumph Over Trauma resources can be downloaded at, and...

Dec 8, 2022

Why is trauma-informed care so important - not just to know - but to practice?

This episode focuses on how Neelley Hicks, founder of Harper Hill Global, became passionate about the issue and how we are channeling our collective energy into equipping and training local faith-based leaders so they can offer...

Dec 1, 2022

If you are a caregiver, you know how easy it is to get depleted. Whether caring for a family member, a local community, a congregation, or as a first responder, care of self is often relegated to your last priority.

In this episode, Neelley Hicks interviews her daughter, Marissa Fox, LCSW-C, author of the Triumph Over...

Nov 24, 2022

Rev. Carol Lakota Eastin and Rev. Dr. Michelle Oberwise Lacock are the founders of MorningSky Leadership Initiative and leaders in the Native American International Caucus of The United Methodist Church.

In this episode, we discuss the integration of Native American spiritual practices with trauma-informed care and how...

Nov 17, 2022

John Woodrow Cox has uncovered both the depths and breadth of childhood trauma that exists among survivors of gun violence. His book, "Children Under Fire: An American Crisis," delves into his research and provides alternative behaviors that could help prevent future shootings.

Children Under Fire: An American Crisis