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Every Child Podcast with Elizabeth Styffe

Aug 11, 2015

“If one family out of every four churches in the U.S. would adopt a child, there would be no more orphans in the United States.” Elizabeth Styffe is confident in making this bold statement because this goal is her life’s work. She is the Director of Orphan Care Initiative, a global ministry of …

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Every Child Podcast with Traci Heim

Aug 04, 2015

Traci Heim was on her way to Russia to support a friend who was adopting a child from an orphanage. Friends and colleagues had teased her saying, “You’re sooo going to adopt somebody.” She thought, I’m not adopting anybody. My life is perfect. That, she says, is when God began to laugh saying, “ …

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Every Child Podcast with Jayne Schooler

Jul 21, 2015

Realistic expectations are essential for any parent embarking on an adoption or foster care journey. While some might have an almost romantic notion of “rescuing” a child in need, what’s at play is so much more complex. Children who enter these homes with histories of abuse, neglect, and trauma …

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Every Child Podcast with Margot Starbuck

Jul 14, 2015

Margot Starbuck contributes to the adoption conversation with a variety of perspectives. She is an adoptee, an adoptive mother, an author, and an advocate for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. She accompanied her son, who was adopted from India, on a homeland visit to help him …

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Every Child Podcast with Dr. Curt Thompson

Apr 02, 2015

Every Child is a podcast from Bethany examining a variety of topics and issues relative to vulnerable children. From adoption and foster care to the introduction of sustainable social services in developing countries, Every Child features an informative discussion, led by Bethany’s President/CEO …

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Every Child Podcast with Kevin Riedel

Apr 02, 2015

Every Child is a podcast from Bethany examining a variety of topics and issues relative to vulnerable children. From adoption and foster care to the introduction of sustainable social services in developing countries, Every Child features an informative discussion, led by Bethany’s President/CEO …

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Every Child Podcast with Tyrone Flowers

Apr 02, 2015

Listen to Bethany’s Every Child audio podcast. Bethany leadership engages Christian artists and leading voices from ministries, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies in discussing issues relevant to children and families. Learn more and hear about topics such as child welfare, family …

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Giving Back to Foster Care

Mar 23, 2015

“Living in foster care can be a traumatic experience, one in which walking a mile in the shoes of those living through it, isn’t so easy—it’s critical that these children don’t give up hope.  For that reason, an effective line of communication must remain open to these children and who better to …

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Surviving Motherhood

Mar 10, 2015

...Without a Cape There’s no shortage of advice for how to be a better mom. Books, magazines, and seminars are devoted to this topic as are whole social media platforms (Pinterest, anyone?). If we daily did everything “good mothers” are supposed to do—as much and as often as the experts say—we …

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The Gift of Life

Jan 26, 2015

Today’s guest post is contributed by Amylynn Warners. Amylynn shares Paige’s story—a beautiful expression of love in the wake of heartbreak.  In 2003, Paige was an 18-year-old freshman in college. She woke one morning in excruciating pain and drove herself to the hospital. There, a nurse asked …

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