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 97, you will hear from Bethany Haley Williams, Ph.D., Founder of Exile International and author of Color of Grace, talking with Sam about:  Continue reading

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 93, you will hear from Krish Kandiah, foster parent, Founder of Home for Good, speaker, professor, and Author of God is Stranger and several other books, 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