From Send Relief, Stories of Hope is a podcast about people who meet needs, build relationships and change lives. Every two weeks, you will hear a story about a believer or a church who looked honestly at the world around them, discovered a need and then couldn’t sit still until they’d done what God told them to do. Subscribe today.
Join co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber as they discuss the ultimate goal of foster care—reconciliation of the biological family. In part two of this special two-part series, Jamie Patrick shares about her relationship with her foster child’s birth mom. Discover the value of respecting and loving birth moms by listening to this episode today.
In this special episode, co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber speak with Jamie Patrick, biological mom of two and foster and adoptive mom to many, on surrendering expectations of family to God. Hear how the Patrick family grew beyond their expectations, and discover how you can help fostering and adoptive families in your church.
It’s no secret traffickers prey on the most vulnerable population. But did you know that most vulnerable population is children in foster care? Join co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber as they discuss with Ashleigh Chapman, director of the Alliance for Freedom, Restoration, and Justice, the top five reasons why foster youth are most vulnerable to human trafficking.
January is Human Trafficking Awareness month. Join co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber as they interview founder of the Alliance For Freedom, Restoration, and Justice, Ashleigh Chapman. In this special episode, you’ll discover signs of human trafficking and learn how to intervene when things appear suspicious.
Join our co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber and their special guest, Katrina Campbell who is the director of training with FaithBridge Foster Care. In this episode, you’ll learn the surprising similarities and differences between state-based and faith-based foster care agencies. You won’t want to miss this insightful episode!
Join co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber as they discuss three keys to a stronger marriage for foster and adoptive families with special guest, Katrina Campbell, director of training at FaithBridge Foster Care.
Join co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber for this special interview with Jay Watkins. As the pastor of Redland Baptist Church and director of Camp Rock, Jay has seen first-hand what a church’s impact has on the lives of children in foster care. Listen to some of Jay’s stories, and learn how you can make a difference in foster care and adoption ministries.
From cribs to college, James’ Storehouse serves kids in foster care. On this special episode, join co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber as they talk with Stacey DeWitt, executive director of James Storehouse, about how the ministry began and what it’s currently doing now. You’ll also hear stories of Stacey’s personal journey with foster care and adoption.
Join co-hosts Lynette Ezell and Tera Melber as they discuss how to connect and care for children with trauma backgrounds. This episode, you’ll glean parenting strategies that promote connection and healing to kids when they’re going through, or reacting to, conflict. You’ll also hear Scripture on how Jesus made connections to people.