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Returning Home: Engaging the Church; Eddie Kaufholz, Episode 16

In Episode 16 of The Rest Initiative podcast, Brittany and Neal sit down with Eddie Kaufholz, producer and host of the The New Activist podcast and a Director of Church Mobilization with International Justice Mission. They spend time discussing the church and how to engage the church when returning from the field. Eddie’s wisdom comes […]

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Sabbatical: A Pastor’s Story, part 2 – episode 15

We continue our 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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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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