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Sabbatical: A Pastor’s Story, Part 1 – Episode 14

We have a conversation with Pastor Randy Greenwald of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Oviedo, FL. He is the true definition of a shepherding pastor. He has been a pastor for over 33 years and has recently returned from a sabbatical. We had the privilege of sitting down and having a conversation about rest, renewal and […]

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Life On The Field: Disappointment, Pain, Confusion, Grief And Redemption, Episode 13

On Episode 13, we have a conversation with Jessica Warkentin, IJM Ghana alum. She shares her story of burnout, grief, disappointment and redemption. She talks about how her experience has prepared her for the work she does now. Brittany Vergara alumni@ijm.org Neal Salzman neal@therestinitiative.org www.therestinitiative.org

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Liberate: Planning IJM’s Global Prayer Gather; Episode 12

On Episode 12, We have a conversation with Troy Groves, Director of Events for International Justice Mission and discuss the upcoming global Liberate gathering. We wanted to know why this is an important event and what we can do to prepare. Brittany Vergara alumni@ijm.org Neal Salzman neal@therestinitiative.org www.therestinitiative.org

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Suffering: Loving Ourselves and Others Well During Seasons of Suffering, Episode 11

On Episode 11, we have a conversation with the talented Jose Estrada. He is a graphic designer, musician, husband, friend and man of great faith. Jose talks about his lifelong battle with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and shares his wisdom on suffering. He shares how we might deal with our own suffering as well as the suffering […]

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Impact: How Serving Others Affects Me; TRI Podcast, Episode 010

On this episode of The Rest Initiative Podcast, we interview Ashlee Berghoff, small business owner and IJM Alumni. She shares her story on what the impact of serving others internationally has had on her. #interns #fellows #IJM Ashlee Berghoff ashleeberghoff@gmail.com Brittany Vergara alumni@ijm.org Neal Salzman neal@therestinitiative.org www.therestinitiative.org

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