Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention with Rachael A. Keefe.

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Hello, Friends! Thank you for tuning in to this week’s episode of The Mission Podcast! My guest this week is author and Pastor, Rachael A. Keefe. Rachael and I have a great discussion about her book, The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention. Rachael also shares with us about her roles as a woman in leadership. So glad I was able to connect with her! Make sure you pick up a copy of her book out May 1st! View the links below to keep up with all of Rachael's work and also check out this week's resources for Women's History Month.  

Tune in next week for my conversations with author and Pastor, Sarah Griffith Lund. We will be talking about her book, Blessed are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family & Church. Thanks so much for listening! 

Show Notes: 

Rachael K. Keefe; Website  WordPress YouTube 

The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention; Link

Living Table; Website 

United Church of Christ Mental Health Network; Website



In The Name of Women's Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism; Link 

Sisters in The Struggle: African American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement; Link

Reproductive Justice: The Politics of Health Care for Native American Women; Link

Asian American Women: Issues, Concerns, and Responsive Human and Civil Rights Advocacy; Link

Articles/Short Readings:

Celebrate Women's History Month with These Female-Led Netflix Shows; Link

How Jamie Ivey Gave Up Her Religious Scarlett Letter; Link

Goddess Spirituality and Women's Leadership; Link

The Problematics of Disingenuous Public Apologies; Link

Clips/Short Talks:

To Solve The World's Biggest Problems, Invest in Women and Girls; Link

An Invitation to Men Who Want a Better World for Women; Link

Women, Wartime and the Dream of Peace; Link

#DayWithoutWomen; Link

Movies: All selections have a female director.

The Hurt Locker


Lady Bird


Lost In Translation  

Other Links: 

Mission Hills; Facebook Instagram

Ryan C. Brown; Facebook Twitter Instagram

Music for #TheMissionPodcast is provided by Steven Arthur of The Early Reset.