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The E-Series: The Intersection of Faith and Health

In this installment of The E-Series, join CEO Trent Cockerham as he sits down with local faith community leaders to discuss “The Intersection of Faith and Health.” Each podcast episode will guide the listener through a conversation about how faith and spirituality often inform an individual’s perspective of their own healthcare decisions and how they are caring for another.  Join us as we explore different avenues which connect ideas of faith and health and how they are closely related.

Conversations in this Series:

  • The Intersection of Faith and Health in the Individual (podcast release dates: July 16 & 23)

In this episode of the E-Series, Trent welcomes Brooks Johnson, Chaplain at High Point Medical Center. Together, they thoughtfully discuss how intersections in the individual’s life journey not only shape their story but provide opportunities to engage hope, increase well-being and overcome challenging outcomes.

Click here to listen to part 1 of this episode. Click here to listen to part 2 of this episode.

  • The Intersection of Faith and Health in the Church (podcast release dates: July 30 & Aug. 6)

Tune in as Trent and Rev. Lynda Ferguson, Senior Pastor at First and St. Luke United Methodist Churches in Asheboro, discuss how creating community can foster openness, trust and a support system for those facing challenging circumstances. This discussion offers insight into how conversations influenced by faith can address fears and lead to a better understanding of the role of wholeness in our health journey.

Click here to listen to part 1 of this episode. 

  • The Intersection of Faith and Health in the Community (podcast release dates: Aug. 13 & 20)

Listen in as Trent is joined by the Rev. Dr. Lamonte Williams, Community Liaison and Outreach Specialist with the Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. In this episode of the E-Series, the discussion addresses how community engagement, understanding and collaborations can lead to key partnerships that connect local faith leaders and congregations to timely health resources and initiatives.


The E-Series is an educational webinar and podcast series aimed at engaging our community, exploring relevant topics and educating about ways to connect with our organization. Funding for The E-Series is provided by the John A. Lusk Fund for Hospice and Palliative Care Education.


July 16, 23, 30 | August 6, 13, 20