In Episode 151Dr. Rick and Phil have a conversation with Todd Chipman, a pastor, professor, and author of Until Every Child is Home: Why the Church Can and Must Care for Orphans, about:   

  • Todd’s story and how God captured him with a passion for loving orphaned and vulnerable children (3:26) 
  • How our Biblical worldview informs how we should love orphaned and vulnerable children around the world and why it is a gospel imperative (7:26) 
  • How pastors can make caring for orphaned and vulnerable children part of the DNA of their churches (11:41) 
  • How orphaned and vulnerable children are interconnected with the human trafficking pandemic, and how the Church can engage the fight against it (16:16) 
  • The five essential relationships for adoptive and foster parents (22:10) 
  • Todd’s recommendations and influencers (30:22) 

Links from the Show 

Resources 

  • Until Every Child is Home: Why the Church Can and Must Care for Orphans, by Todd Chipman 
  • Adopted for Life, by Russell Moore 
  • Reframing Foster Care, by Jason Johnson 
  • Orphanology, by Rick Morton and Tony Merida 




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