MennoMedia’s radio program starts third year
‘Shaping Families’ tackles mental illness and sexual misconduct
By Melodie Davis
- Jan. 7: “Finding More.” Wanda Lindsay, a member of Perkasie (Pa.) Mennonite Church, speaks of how she enjoys talking to others about dealing with mental illness.
- Jan. 14: “Surviving Parenting.” Carol Hummel Lindquist, a clinical psychologist, marriage counselor, and mother of two, shares her discovery that having children was much more stressful and exhausting than she ever realized.
- Jan. 21: “Bipolar Research Helping Families.” Francis McMahon, chief of the human genetics branch at the National Institute of Mental Health Research Program talks about his long-term research for improved treatments for bipolar illness in the future.
- Jan. 28: “Sexual Misconduct.” David Brubaker, professor of organizational studies at the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, analyzes behaviors that lead to sexual misconduct in institutions, and how to prevent it.
Shaping Families was launched January of 2010, and is sponsored by businesses, churches, individuals, and radio stations. Burton Buller and Melodie Davis host the program.
It airs on 18 local radio stations and appears online at www.ShapingFamilies.com. The programs are posted online each Friday before air date.
The program is produced by MennoMedia, an agency of Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada creating faith-based print, video, radio and web resources.
For more information, contact Steve Shenk, director of marketing and sales, at email@example.com or 540 908-2592.