In episode 179, you’ll hear from Pastor Evans Baggs who serves as the Pastor of Mobilization at Port City Community Church in Wilmington, North Carolina. We talk with Evans about the recent research from Barna Group, Faith to Action and Changing the Way We Care on Christian giving to orphanages. We’ll also hear his thoughts on the role of the American church in missions and ministry to orphan and vulnerable children and how to prioritize relationship and accountability with international partners.

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In Episode 173, you will hear from Jenn Hook, Founder and Executive Director of Replanted, and author of the book also called Replanted, talking with Phil about: Continue reading →

In Episode 149Dr. Rick and Phil have a conversation with Karen Springs, Author of Adoption Through the Rear View Mirror: Learning from Stories of Heartache and Hope and Communications Director for World Without Orphans, about (time-stamps following each bullet-point indicate the beginning of Karen’s answer covering each topic (video and audio timestamps differ slightly))   Continue reading →

In Episode 140, you will hear from Mike Berryauthor of Honestly Adoption (and a bunch of other books), founder of Confessions of an Adoptive Parentco-host of the Honestly Adoption Podcast, and adoptive father, talking with Phil about: 

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In Episode 134, you will hear from Jenn Hook, Founder and Executive Director of Replanted, and author of a new book of the same name, talking with Phil about: Continue reading →

In Episode 115 you will hear from Mike Berry, author, speaker, and host of the Honestly Adoption Podcast, talking with Phil about: Continue reading →

In Episode 114, Phil talks with Ryan North, adoptive and foster parent and Empowered to Connect contributor, about: Continue reading →