Sarah Griffith Lund on BRC and Friends with Bruce Reyes-ChowBRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we end with five random questions. This is basically an excuse for me to talk with interesting people about interesting things.

Today on BRC and Friends, I spoke with Sarah Griffith Lund. Enjoy.

September 24, 2014
2:00pm PDT

Recap and more info about Sarah Griffith Lund is below the video.

Bruce Reyes-Chow

Sarah Griffith Lund on BRC and Friends with Bruce Reyes-ChowSarah is an ordained minister, a mother, a wife, and the sister and daughter of family members with severe mental illness. She’s served churches in Brooklyn, NY, Minneapolis, MN and New Smyrna Beach Fl.

She currently serves as a Regional Minister for the United Church of Christ in Florida. In November she begins her position in Indianapolis at Christian Theological Seminary as a Vice President for Seminary Advancement.

She holds degrees from Trinity University, Princeton Theological Seminary, Rutgers University and McCormick Theological Seminary.

Her new book, Blessed are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family and Church has just been released.

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Episode Recap: Sarah Griffith Lund


Segment 1:

Sarah talks about the word “crazy,” her own family dynamics and her hopes for future conversations about mental illness.

Segment 2:

Attachment parenting and doing what works for our parenting style and what works for your child.

Segment 3:

Q1: A smell that reminds you of your childhood:

Thick ivy that grew all over Sarah’s yard in California.

Q2: A TV show from your childhood that you hope makes a comeback:

The Land Before Time

Q3: Your first or your worst job was:

One day at Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Q4: Who will be cast as thee in the upcoming blockbuster movie, The Sarah Lund Story?:

Sarah’s niece Sydney, an awesome 10-year-0d

Q5: Paying it forward, one organization that more people should know about:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

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