In episode 177, you will hear from children’s rights advocate and global voice for care leavers, Ruth Wacuka. She’ll be talking with us about the importance of engaging care leavers beyond just hearing their stories, but collaborating on actual care programming and reforms. 

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In this recast  Episode 170, you will hear from Marisa Stam, Executive Director for Selamta Family Project, talking with Dr. Karen about: Continue reading →

In the recast episode 169, you will hear wisdom from Dr. Mandy Howard, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Samford University, who worked with Dr. Karyn Purvis at the TCU Institute of Child Development for several years.

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In Episode 164, you will hear from Curt Thompson, Psychiatrist and prolific author, including Anatomy of the Soul and The Soul of Shame, talking with Phil and Pam Parish about:   Continue reading →

In Episode 142, you will hear from Ruby Johnston, Co-Founder and Director of International Field Operations for Lamb International, and Executive Team Member for World Without Orphans (“WWO”)talking with Phil about: 

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In Episode 141, you will hear from Mohamed Nabieu (“Nabs”)Child Welfare Programs Liaison for Helping Children Worldwide, talking with Phil about: 
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In Episode 137, you will hear from Marisa Stam, Executive Director for Selamta Family Project, talking with Dr. Karen about: Continue reading →

In Episode 130, you will hear from Juan Porto, Director of Back2Back’s ministry in Monterrey, Mexico, talking with Phil about: 
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In Episode 114, Phil talks with Ryan North, adoptive and foster parent and Empowered to Connect contributor, about: Continue reading →