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Pastor Brad Hoefs is the host for the program.  

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Jan 17, 2023

Kay Warren, co-founder of Saddleback Church will be one of the 35 speakers at Fresh Hope's upcoming Voices of Hope Conference.  In this episode, Kay talks about her topic for the conference.  She also talks with Pastor Brad about Rick, her recent retirement from Saddleback, and what she is doing now through her retreat ministry called Breathe.   

In this interview, you can hear Kay's heart and passion for those who love a child with a mental illness, as she knows this all too well.  She gives some honest and helpful insights to parents who love a child with mental health challenges.

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Pastor Brad Hoefs, the host of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, founded Fresh Hope Ministries, a network of Christian mental health support groups for those with a diagnosis and their loved ones. In other words, Fresh Hope is a Christian mental health support group. 

Brad was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1995. He is a weekly blogger for (Bipolar Magazine). He is also a certified peer specialist and has been doing pastoral counseling since 1985. Brad is also the author of Fresh Hope: Living Well in Spite of a Mental Health Diagnosis, which is available on Amazon or at  Brad and his wife, Donna, wrote a second book for those who love someone with a mental health issue entitled Holding to Hope: Staying Sane While Loving Someone with a Mental Illness which is also available on Amazon.

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