Podcast: Leading Africa New Life Ministries with Charles Mugisha and Alan Hotchkiss (Season 1, Episode 6)

This episode focuses specifically on leading the work of Africa New Life Ministries (ANLM) and highlights the roles and relationship of the two key leaders of the organization, Dr. Charles Mugisha (President and co-founder) and Alan Hotchkiss (U.S. Executive Director). The two share insights on mutual respect and trust in guiding both the U.S. and … Continue reading Podcast: Leading Africa New Life Ministries with Charles Mugisha and Alan Hotchkiss (Season 1, Episode 6)

Podcast: Getting Kids Home with Brandon Stiver (Season 1, Episode 5)

Brandon Stiver has lived and worked in Tanzania, California and now in Tacoma, WA. Brandon started off his work with at-risk kids working in the child welfare sector in Moshi, Tanzania. After taking a hiatus in the states, he and his family returned to Moshi to setup a non-profit to care for kids, but with … Continue reading Podcast: Getting Kids Home with Brandon Stiver (Season 1, Episode 5)

Webcast: The Connections between Orphanages and Trafficking

This webcast features the director of Programs and Partnerships at 1 Million Home, Brandon Stiver. Brandon and I discuss the link between orphanages and human trafficking. This is part of a longer conversation on the topic of caring for kids through family reunification which can be found on the podcast Development and Justice. For additional … Continue reading Webcast: The Connections between Orphanages and Trafficking

Podcast: Justice, Hope, Freedom with Adrienne Livingston (Season 1, Episode 4)

On this episode we talk to Adrienne Livingston about her work with WorldVenture. Adrienne is a humanitarian and global catalyst in combating sex trafficking. She currently serves as the Director of Anti-Sex Trafficking Initiatives with WorldVenture which aims to bring positive change to underserved communities through service, partnership and advocacy. With over 20 years of … Continue reading Podcast: Justice, Hope, Freedom with Adrienne Livingston (Season 1, Episode 4)

Podcast: Racial Injustice and the Role of the Church with Rev. Dr. Leroy Barber (Part 2) (Season 1, Episode 3)

This is part 2 of an extensive interview that Greg Burch conducted with Rev. Dr. Leroy Barber. On this one year anniversary that marks the killing of George Floyd by a convicted Minneapolis Police Officer, the Development and Justice Podcast reflects on the role of the Church and the need for a prophetic and liberating … Continue reading Podcast: Racial Injustice and the Role of the Church with Rev. Dr. Leroy Barber (Part 2) (Season 1, Episode 3)

Podcast: From Philly to Portland with Dr. Rev. Leroy Barber: Community Development Action and Lessons Learned Along the Way (Part 1) (Season 1, Episode 2)

"And we quickly learned being out every day and meeting and seeing the same people, relationships got established and in establishing those relationships people living on the streets were not who we thought they were and as they became friends, as they became people we saw every day, their life stories became real. It was … Continue reading Podcast: From Philly to Portland with Dr. Rev. Leroy Barber: Community Development Action and Lessons Learned Along the Way (Part 1) (Season 1, Episode 2)

Come for a listen! New Podcast on Development and Justice produced in the Multnomah University Studios (Season 1, Episode 1)

Purpose: To inspire and promote just-development and peacebuilding among the Multnomah Global Development and Justice (MAGDJ) community, prospective students and industry leaders. Mission: To highlight our unique, faith-based understanding of development and justice as seen in the approach and lives of graduates and partners of MAGDJ. Audience: MAGDJ students, graduates, prospective students and Christian community … Continue reading Come for a listen! New Podcast on Development and Justice produced in the Multnomah University Studios (Season 1, Episode 1)

Christianity in North America and the Role of Mission/Development Partnerships

Ed Stetzer on Christianity Is Christianity collapsing? There's a lot of research out there that says this very thing. My last session from the Accord conference left me doubting what I have believed to be true, especially within the North American context. Ed Stetzer laid out a very strong argument for the strength of the evangelical … Continue reading Christianity in North America and the Role of Mission/Development Partnerships

Large-scale disaster response (think earthquakes and war)

Some of our worst disasters today are man-made disasters like war according to disaster specialist, Mark Smith of World Vision. That was our discussion today in the Trends and Issues summit. The UNHCR describes the current state of the world as a crises. One in every 122 people on the planet is displaced as either … Continue reading Large-scale disaster response (think earthquakes and war)