In Episode 95, you will hear from Sarah Gesiriech, Executive Director of Faith to Action Initiative and advocate for orphaned and vulnerable children, talking with Phil about:  

  • Her extensive experience as an advocate for orphaned and vulnerable children and how it has shaped her advocacy for the protection of children and families
  • Some of the complex and difficult challenges we are facing in the care of orphaned and vulnerable children around the world
  • The work of Faith to Action Initiative and its wealth of resources on the importance of family, transitioning to family-based care, short-term missions, and other relevant topics (available in Spanish and French)
  • The importance of family-based care for children
  • Why residential care should be an intervention and not a destination
  • Best practices in short-term missions in the care of orphaned and vulnerable children
  • The importance of rejecting low standards, setting high standards, and focusing on the strengths of communities around the world
  • And much more!

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One comment on “Episode 95: Sarah Gesiriech – Turning Faith into Action

  1. Have you thought about adding the label #shorttermmissions on the show notes for podcasts that mention how to do short term missions better? 😉

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