In Episode 100, 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 98, you will hear from Dr. Jephat Chifamba, talking with Phil about:

  • His three passions in life: ministering to children, making sure orphans are cared for properly and teaching others to care for orphans well.
  • The evolution of his mindset from institutional/residential care to family-based care with the help of a determined fellow practitioner.
  • Partnering with and working through churches as the solution to the orphan crisis in Zimbabwe.
  • Educating Pastors and congregations to adopt, foster, and care for orphans to eventually end the need for orphanages.
  • Supporting social workers to influence government adoption policy
  • How he uses the TO podcast to address the specific needs and questions of his friends, coworkers and peers.

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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:   Continue reading

In Episode 94, you will hear from Mark Stuart, Executive Director of Hands & Feet Project and former lead singer for Audio Adrenaline, talking with Phil about:   Continue reading

In Episode 92, you will hear from Andrew Schneidler, adoptive dad, Co-Founder of the Refresh Conferences, and attorney, talking with Phil about:  Continue reading

In Episode 90, you will hear from Jason Kovacs, Adoptive Dad, Co-Founder of Together for Adoption, Author, Counselor with Austin Stone Counseling Center, and Speaker, talking with Phil about: Continue reading

In Episode 89, you will hear from Mark & Jan Foreman, authors of Never Say No, and (Mark) pastor of North Coast Calvary Church, talking with Phil about:  Continue reading