Innovation Center Webinars
Leading Voices: Learning to Be
Finding Your Center After the Bottom Falls Out
Thursday, April 20 | 12 – 1:30 p.m. EST
Juanita Rasmus guides us to find inner peace and self-reflect through faith and God’s word…as she discusses the struggle of mental health battles and reveals her own battles she’s had to overcome from depression.
Allow Juanita, Speaker/Author/Pastor, be your advocate and show you a kinder, gentler way to treat the most important person in your life.
As a busy pastor, mother, and community leader…Pastor Juanita shares her battle of exhaustion and depression, meanwhile on the spiritual front she experienced a dark night of the soul. When everything in her life finally came to a stop, she found that she had to learn to be―with herself and with God―all over again. Pastor Juanita offers both practical and spiritual insights and life-giving spiritual practices to help you discover your own new ways of being.
Juanita Campbell Rasmus is an author, speaker, and contemplative with a passion for coaching people to live their most expansive lives. She co-pastors the St. John’s United Methodist Church in Downtown Houston with her husband Rudy. Beginning with 9 existing members in 1992, thousands have joined the St. John’s family making it one of the most culturally diverse congregations in the city. Juanita travels speaking on spirituality and the transformational lessons she learned after a life-altering major depressive episode. After recovering from kidney cancer Juanita began a therapeutic art program facilitating the recovery and discovery of the creative self for unhoused and transitioning individuals. Juanita’s goal is to tap into the power of creativity and its ability to restore individuals to meaningful and productive lives. Juanita and Rudy have been married for 36 years and are the proud parents of two amazing daughters, Morgan and Ryan, a phenomenal Son-in-Law, Hamilton (Ryan), and the cutest grandbabies Jaden and Jolie.