Radio and Podcast Interviews: The Telling of a Multifaceted Story

Compassionate Love Blog: Displaying compassion for those who struggle with mental illness  (c)2017  Nancy Virden, Always the Fight Ministry

It’s always fun discovering the direction an interviewer will take in a conversation.  For each radio or podcast show on which I am a guest, the host receives similar background information. Yet interviews are never the same.

It is always best to let go of my agenda and allow the host to guide. After all, they know their needs and what their audience wants more than I do. Most often, I close my eyes, ask Jesus to give me the words, and follow what happens next.

Here are three examples.  The themes that developed are in blue.  I know you will receive insights you can use in your daily life challenges. Enjoy! 

(1) Discovering life and emotions after attempted suicide   Interview with Dr. Charles Parker on CoreBrain Journal Listen here:  

(2) Common misunderstandings about depression, especially within the Christian community.  Interview with Jacquie Wayans on Don’t Give Up Radio.  

(3) Abuse, and practical ways of finding and maintaining hope     Interview on A Fine Time for Healing with Randi Fine –  

Today’s Helpful Word

Numbers 22:38  

“I must speak only what God puts in my mouth.”

(from the story of Balaam, a prophet)



NOTE: I am not a doctor or mental health professional. I speak only from personal experiences with and observations of mental illness. In no way is this website intended to substitute for professional mental health care.

If you are struggling emotionally today or feeling suicidal, or concerned about someone who is, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Hope and help is yours.

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