The Healer’s Path Class – Welcome Page


Access to all lessons is at the bottom of this page – scroll down after reading ALL directions.

You’ve taken the critical first step along The Healer’s Path. Now, let’s make sure you have what you need to succeed. To be successful you will need three things.

Step 1First, you will need the physical tools to help you on your journey.  That includes a reliable internet connection, so you can take in the instructional materials. Because the original instructional videos are a key component of this course,  online access is critical to your success. Time is a tool, and we expect you’ll bring it along, over the length of the course, investing in yourself through this class. The more time you invest, the more you will take from this class.  Although video notes are provided, you’ll  still want to keep a journal of your thoughts.  A simple pencil or pen and paper notebook can work just fine.
Step 2 There is a saying: “If you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together. And we intend to help you travel far! For maximum growth along your Healers’ Path during our time together, you’ll rely on a few friends for supportive feedback.  They should be close enough to you that you could share with them the fact that you are taking this class, that you’d be comfortable asking them for input, and that they’d be likely to give you honest feedback.  Make a list of possibilities. When the time comes, we’ll equip you with a script to help you ask for their help.

Step 3Finally, you’ll need to bring an open mind, an open heart, and a teachable spirit.  Open yourself to the very real possibility that your investment of time in self-reflection, journaling, contemplation and exploration can – and most likely will – bring transformative growth for you.  When you are ready, you’ll click the link to access lesson number one. You’ll open the PDF notes and watch the video presentations, augmenting your experience with supplemental materials, and reinforcing what you’ve learned with a quick quiz.  You will find that, even by the end of the very first lesson, you’ll already have new tools in your toolbox. By the time you’re done, you’ll have given yourself a gift to last a lifetime: your traveler’s backpack will be brimming with the tools you’ll need to better understand and heal our hurting world, as you Journey Along the Healers’ Path.  That’s it.  You’re ready and so are we. Let’s do this! 


The Healer’s Path – Lesson 01

The Healer’s Path – Lesson 02

The Healer’s Path – Lesson 03

The Healer’s Path – Lesson 04

The Healer’s Path – Lesson 05

The Healer’s Path – Lesson 06

The Healer’s Path – Lesson 07

The Healer’s Path – Lesson 08

The Healer’s Path – Lesson 09

The Healer’s Path – Lesson_10

The Healer’s Path – All in One Page




About The Course: Journey Along the Healer’s Pathsm was created by Rev. Dr. Lauren Speeth with a goal to equip all who hear a call to act as healers in their various spheres of influence.  A multimedia-rich experience, the course draws from a diversity of sources, including religious studies, applied ministry, ethics, and even social entrepreneurship. As implemented at Bakke Graduate University, the course is online and self-paced, and can be started and completed in as little as nine weeks. It awards 30 clock hour of continuing education credit and a BGU Certificate of Achievement. For more information about this course, including how to register, visit the project overview page.

Course Instructor, Rev. Dr. Lauren Speeth completed her religious training at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, in an interfaith chaplaincy Clinical Pastoral Education program she attended after earning her DMin (with distinction as a Raymond Bakke Scholar) at BGU in Seattle. Speeth also holds a BA in Psychology from Mills College, an Executive MBA from Saint Mary’s College, and a DBA from Golden Gate University, as well as several other certifications. She is an award-winning filmmaker and author on a wide variety of topics. Every day, she and her colleagues leverage high-tech experience and a gift for storytelling to foster creative solutions that advance pro-social change, on the cutting edge of hope.  

NHM Ministrants provides digital resources for healing, hope and harmony. Dedicated to the premise that “all who are called, are called to be healers,” our offerings are inspired by Jesus’ admonitions regarding loving kindness, radical solidarity, open-armed kinship and non-judgmental servant leadership. Looking to the wisdom of the physician healer tradition, including The Hippocratic Oath, we move beyond “first, do no harm,” to take an active, interventionist approach, empowering all who ask, simply, “How can I help?”   A division of Elfenworks Productions, LLC, “Beyond Film & Music.” Online at

Bakke Graduate University is a North-American graduate school of business, ministry, and theology offering classes in the USA and worldwide in online and on-campus formats. With students, alumni and faculty located in over 50 nations, BGU’s global community connects through online courses and urban immersion experiences on four continents. Students in the masters- and doctoral programs receive customized attention, and are mentored by front-line practitioners who are world leaders in urban development, responsible business, and applied Christian theology. Website:

Terms of use: All materials in this course, unless otherwise noted, will be released in 2019 and are copyright © 2019 by Elfenworks Productions, LLC, with all rights reserved. Sharing, reproduction, or unauthorized distribution of its contents are prohibited. The original purchaser or the designee of the original purchaser is exclusively granted a license to access this online course material. Additional users may purchase a license to access this course material through authorized sales agents. For more information about this course, including how to register, visit the project overview page.

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