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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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Spiritual Formation Part 2; IJM VP Jim Martin, TRI Podcast Episode 009

On this episode of The Rest Initiative Podcast, we play part 2 of our interview with Jim Martin, IJM Vice President of Spiritual Formation. He discusses transition and how we make it through those vulnerable seasons. He also shares his vision for spiritual formation. “The reality is we serve a god of justice that is […]

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Spiritual Formation; IJM VP Jim Martin, TRI Podcast Episode 008 Part 1

In this episode of The Rest Initiative Podcast, we interview IJM VP Jim Martin. We talk about his work as Vice President of Spiritual Formation. He discusses a posture of dependence and our spiritual rhythms that create high levels of resilience. He offers some encouragement and wisdom for all of those who have or are […]

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IJM Alumni: The Rest Initiative Podcast; Episode 007

In this session of The Rest Initiative Podcast, I interview Brittany Vergara who is International Justice Mission Alumni Program Manager. We take some time to discuss her work and the IJM Alumni initiative. She shares some history of the alumni program, what they are doing now and a vision for what she hopes it will […]

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