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Father I Stretch my Hands to Thee

In this episode, Brandon opens up to the #TSStrong community about the challenges that came with learning how to parent his oldest child who is diagnosed with Autism. Engaging in the “honest” process of learning to understand all aspects of any challenge that you may be facing at times may be the toughest part of…

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Feelings are Key Ingredients in Your Faith w /Dr. Lesley-Ann Brown-Henderson

This episode addresses the importance of understanding the power of “now”. It is one thing to be cognisant of the past and proactive towards the future, but excessive energy in either direction tends to cause you to neglect what is currently happening in your life. In addition, it also blocks your opportuThis episode addresses the…

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Is the Best Teacher Life or Religion w/ Amber Bolden

This episode addresses the need for clinical engagement within the church to assist its community with recovery from the effects of trauma. Our special guest, Amber Bolden, offers a critical look into the controversial struggle between turning towards spiritual guidance vs clinical treatment, and that choosing one or the other does not mean that you…

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Them Changes

This episode addresses the feelings and emotions that occur when a person of faith is caught in between the points of trauma and healing. The journey that occurs can undoubtedly cause additional levels of stress and trauma in and of itself, and it is important to learn how to navigate that journey in the healthiest…

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Freedom is Found in Good Health w/ Adam Farmer

In part 2 of episode 2, we get an opportunity to sit down with Adam Farmer again as he provides insight on his journey of experiencing trauma, rediscovering his true purpose, the importance of good health, and the pursuit of FREEDOM. He advises us to understand that the failures in our lives ultimately teach us…

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Controversy – A Mental Health Talk

In this episode we take a look at the importance of one’s mental health in depth. Statistics taken from a 2018 analysis show that 1 in 5 United States citizens were experiencing mental illness on one level of the spectrum, and 1 in 25 citizens experienced severe mental illness. Most youth have experienced some form…

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We Need Trauma-Informed Music Education

 “Seventy-one percent of children have been exposed to at least one potentially traumatic event in the past year” (Berson & Baggerly, 2009). In the aftermath of a global pandemic, this statistic is not improving, it is getting worse. A turn to music as a place of refuge is understandable and encouraged. Davis (2010) said, “Music…

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Rediscovering Purpose w/ Adam Farmer

In part 1 of this episode, we get an opportunity to sit down with a man who has truly learned to rediscover his purpose in life. Adam Farmer provides insight on his journey of experiencing trauma, rediscovering his true purpose, the importance of good health, and the pursuit of FREEDOM. He advises us to understand…

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It’s Been Awhile

In this episode we talk about the revelation of 38! As Brandon celebrates his birthday, he speaks about the earth shaking impact of the Season of Loss. In one year (2014), he experienced his father’s passing, the loss of a pregnancy, financial hardship and other traumatic events. All of this reshaped the man he knew…

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The Controversy Project

In this episode, the #TSStrong community is formally introduced to the visionary of the Controversy Project, Brandon T. Bailey. It was important that viewers and supporters receive a clear understanding of the roots this project and the true purpose of his journey.  Vision, Ordained Gifts, and Purpose can provide positive cultivation in our lives. People…

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