Dr. Stacy L. Spencer, senior pastor of New Direction Christian Church, takes an introspective look into the heart, mind, and soul to empower people to live life from the inside out.
Episode 19: Should We Get the Vaccine? Pt. 3
As we continue this series pertaining to the vaccine, Dr. Spencer reveals his personal experience with the COVID-19 virus. Dr. Manoj Jain, infectious disease physician and national leader in healthcare quality improvement, joins us to share his recommendations on how to properly fight the virus, and why it is pertinent for people of all conditions to eventually get vaccinated.
Episode 18: Should We Get the Vaccine? Pt. 2
On this episode, we continue the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine with other healthcare professionals. Special guest Dr. Lora McGill, veteran board-certified neurologist and lead principal investigator at CNS Healthcare, joins Dr. Spencer to address the hesitancy within the Black and Brown communities when it comes to getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Dr. McGill talks about her experience with the recent vaccine trials as she breaks down the myths and conspiracy theories that have surfaced with this virus.
Episode 17: Should We Get the Vaccine?
“What do you say to African-Americans who are skeptical about getting the [COVID vaccine], based upon the history of how the government has treated black and brown people?” On this episode, special guest, Ammon Brookings, a Sr. clinical research monitor, joins Pastor Spencer as they talk about how the vaccine works, and the possible benefits and side effects of receiving it. Brookins enlightens us with his research perspective and advice on the situation as Pastor Spencer asks the questions that matter.
Episode 16: Keep Hope Alive
Do you know what having H.O.P.E. means? Pastor and counselor Arnita Fields joins Dr. Spencer as they provide tools to help us find hope during the holidays.
Mother Carolyn Spencer shares her heartfelt testimony as a breast cancer survivor and a beacon of inspiration to the people around her. Pastor Terri Hunt reflects on her personal experience grieving the loss of her daughter and granddaughter as she still remains hopeful and guiding as a minister to others.
Remember to keep hope alive this holiday season. We are going to get through this together!
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Episode 15: Hope for the Holidays
How do I overcome this loneliness during the holidays? How do I keep my family mentally healthy? Dr. Otis Anderson, psychiatrist and author, rejoins us on this episode as we discuss adapting to this ‘new normal’ by staying grounded in our faith and each other (even while social distancing).
“Everybody was tired of the rain, but only Noah was the one who built the boat.”
Episode 14: Surrender
Dr. Spencer is joined by First Lady Rhonda Spencer as they talk about their journey to a New Direction. They discuss making sacrifices and the importance of surrendering your SHAPE for the work of the ministry.
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Thank you Pastor Spencer and Mark for this podcast on the heart. This has truly help me to understand to give it over to him in order to gain a new heart. Thank you Mark for your transparency because that is truly the only way that this mindset will help others
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Apostle Spencer has blessed me with ground breaking podcasts. This podcast has helped me to stay in SHAPE‼️
Apostle Spencer is sharing some extremely deep and impactful knowledge that we have been needing to hear to better understand ourselves and navigate the challenges of our current situations!