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Children adopted internationally need to be prepared in advance for what adoption means, and how their life will change. How can adoption professionals and parents help to prepare these kids. Host Dawn Davenport will interview two of the leading experts on orphans care and adoption. Dr. Jane Aronson is a pediatrician specializing in adoption medicine and is the CEO and President of Worldwide Orphans. She has been providing direct service to orphans for 20 years. Ms. Jayne Schooler is the author/co-author of seven books in the adoption field, including her newest, Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Parents. She has worked in orphanages in Kyrgyzstan, Poland and Ukraine.
Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
Blog summary of the show
More Creating a Family resources on internation adoption can be found here.
Raising children who have been abused or neglected is different from raising children who have not experienced trauma. Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr. Karyn Purvis, author of The Connected Child and Director of the Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University, about how abuse, neglect and institutionalization affects children in the short term and long term, and what parenting techniques work for these children from hard places.
Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
Blog summary of the show
More Creating a Family resources on attachment can be found here.
Good Deeds presents Presidentail Candidate Rev. Dr. Randy G. Vaughn
Senior Pastor, Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church – 30 years
Director, Office of Disaster Management - National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
Founder and President, Succour Foundation (Haiti Missionary Support Group) –
Organization established to render spiritual and humanitarian aid to the people of Haiti.
Senior Fellow, Department of Homeland Security and Criminal Justice, North Carolina
Central University, Durham, North Carolina
National Liaison for Homeland Security - National Baptist Foundation
National Committee Member - Faith Base Advisory
Haiti Mission -provided leadership for 9 churches that offered primary and secondary education for the children in the community. Built and supported orphanages which housed more than 3,000 children.
Established a fulltime Medical clinic employing 3 doctors and nursing staff.
Provided the resources for digging water wells and water-filter systems.
Helped build the Encouragers Bible Seminary in New Delhi, India
Authored the book, “The Lord Is My Shepherd”, published 2008.
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The sex trade made the news in mid-April with the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls. Unfortunately, Nigeria is merely the tip of a growing iceberg. Sex trafficking has become a lucrative business worldwide, second only to the drug trade. In Moldova alone over 400,000 women have disappeared. Does that make your heart ache? Choke you with anger? Have you been praying? I have and all Christians should absolutely pray fervently.
But Philip Cameron has done more. As founder of an international ministry called Stella’s Voice (www.stellasvoice.org) he has provided a home for some of those vulnerable girls. Yet there are so many more girls still in danger. Cameron will explain how we can add physical action to our prayers.
You want to help, don’t you? Join us!
Click on the link below to listen to the terrorist leader in Nigeria laughing as he threatens to sell his young captives: http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/05/world/africa/nigeria-abducted-girls/index.html?iref=allsearch
Join D. Michelle as she interviews Mo Isum. Mo was an All-American goalkeeper for the LSU Women's Soccer team and was the first female to ever tryout for an SEC, Division I Men’s Football team. Pretty incredible was her 90-yard goal, but what is most incredible is her powerful witness for her generation and all to shine bright for Christ. Today, Mo is an inspirational speaker and works with orphanages.
Listen in as she shares her own journey to stay whole at a Table for 1 after losing her father to suicide, battling an eating disorder in her teens, to setting the table more of God's joy, purpose and victory as a single, recently engaged. Congrats Mo!
Here's a link to her recent post "I just got engaged and immediately doubted by decosion, here's why I still said yes.--- http://www.moisom.com/faith/i-just-got-engaged-and-immediately-doubted-my-decision-heres-why-i-still-said-yes/#sthash.UWtKM5MI.dpbs
John M. Simmons is the author of The Marvelous Journey Home, 2008 winner of the Utah Best of State Awards- Fiction category. Based on actual events, the novel tells the remarkable story of parents and children coming together. With scenes situated from orphanages in small, remote Russian villages, to Moscow, and finally on to America, readers are taken on a journey around the world. Home is found in distant places, peace is found in unlikely circumstances, and family is always what matters most.
Simmons' second title, To Sing Frogs, is now available in bookstores and online at JohnMSimmons.com.
John and his wife have adopted both domestically and internationally, with five adopted children from Russia. He has a personal understanding of how the politics of Russian adoption affect those in the process of adopting children, and the impact to the children themselves.
Simmons recently resigned as the President/CEO of White Knight Fluid Handling, Inc., a business which he started, to spend his time focusing on adoption awareness and the charity, Ele Lembra (He Remembers), which he and his family founded. Ele Lembra is a 501(c)(3) public charity that assists children without parents as they age out of orphanages.
He lives with his wife, Amy and their children in Kamas, Utah, a small mountain valley east of Park City.
It's Thursday on the Brian The Hammer Show as Brian welcomes his guest today:
-Ion Baleanu, Actor, Voice Artist, Musician, Author. As a child of 3 yrs in Romania Ion's Father witnessed a murder by some Securitate (Secret Police) and he wanted justice. Not knowing this was something ordered by mid-level government bureaucrats he thought he was following the chain of command by reporting it. Through this they tried to get "rid" of him by putting him in a mental institution, putting Ion's family in orphanages, etc to shut him up so he sought political asylum in the US.
What Ion learned from his life experiences:
-Our family's escape from communist Romania; Fortitude and never give up. When you are told you can't, show them you can!
-Homeless as a teenager; Find the Fight in You! Although Ion had nowhere to live he still found a way to live and survive each day.
-The death of his son Elijah of Anenecephaly in 2005 (Anencephaly is a condition where a baby is born without a skull, mostly dur to a lack of folic acid in the mother prior to conception. As tragic as that was for Ion he learned the he can't let it keep him in a funk!
All these life lessons have taught Ion that he doesn't belong to himself, that he is on this earth to help others. Through his various art forms he touches others.
Ion's most recent project is being selected to be involved with Asociatia Romanilor din New England. He is also involved in a play "The Annulment", written by Plymouth playwright Sheila Kelleher. Ion is taking character classes with well known voice over Wren Ross. Ion is also starting his own food line. And would like to one day open his own technical school.
Of all Ion's accomplishments he is happy to have reconnected with his daughter on live national TV on the hit show "Mobbed" starring Howie Mandel
WAYNE W. DYER, PH.D., is an internationally renowned author and speaker in the field of self-development. He's the author of over 30 books, has created many audio programs and videos, and has appeared on thousands of television and radio shows.
His books Manifest Your Destiny, Wisdom of the Ages, There's a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem, and the New York Times bestsellers 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace, The Power of Intention, Inspiration, Change Your Thoughts—Change Your Life, Excuses Begone, and now Wishes Fulfilled have all been featured as National Public Television specials.
Dyer holds a Doctorate in Educational Counseling from Wayne State University and was an associate professor at St. John's University in New York.
Dr. Wayne Dyer is affectionately called the “father of motivation” by his fans. Despite his childhood spent in orphanages and foster homes, Dr. Dyer has overcome many obstacles to make his dreams come true. Today he spends much of his time showing others how to do the same.
When he's not traveling the globe delivering his uplifting message, Wayne is writing from his home in Maui.
Fishing with Phil Twilight trips start this weekend; more info Phil@PFORadio.com.
Catherine Miller joins Phil to talk about the wonderful time you can have at Day at the Docks.
Don Ashley joins us with the best in saltwater fishing and how you can help the orphanages in Baja.
Bill Varney with the best in surf fishing.
Jill Roldan from Tailhunter International with the latest and greates from La Paz. Joaquin Espinoza about the new Spanish Outdoor show, Aventuras Al Aire Libre with EL GRINGO.
Chuck from Anglers Arsenal in La Mesa with the hot San Diego freshwater bite. Diego Gamboa with news from Shimano and G Loomis.
Rick Scott from the Ocean Odyssey says yellowtail are eating something that may be a sign of an approaching El Nino.
Tim Campbell from Friends of Rollo, Will Ebersman on the Rosarito Beach Hotel and the Grand Hotel in Tijuana.
ARIEL KLIGERMAN – University Student & Youth Volunteer,
Thi sweek Antoine talks with Ariel Kligerman
Understand why as a Gen Y decided to differ her career to help others in need as a volunteer at orphanages
Ariel, Gen-Y, graduated from the Waldorf School in 2013. While there, she had the opportunity to volunteer with at-risk youth in Toronto schools. She also developed a love of travel through family and school trips, visiting Switzerland, Peru, Italy, Denmark, France, and England. Wanting to gain some experience, as well as feed her travel bug, she deferred her acceptance to the School of social work at McMaster University to spend 8 months volunteering at orphanages in Ghana, India, and Vietnam. She keeps a blog about her experience, which you can read here: http://arielstravels.tumblr.com
John recently returned from a trip to Kenya with 11 others from Geneva College and ACAC. This was the seventh annual trip John has led and today he is joined by several of those who were on the trip. While in Kenya, they visited orphanages, schools, churches and community development groups, while distributing laptops and resources to their partners in Kenya. On this show, they share their perceptions and experiences from the trip and the difference it has made in their lives since they have come back to the States. You can learn more about this Kenya team's work in that country here and also read the blog of their recent trip (with some fantastic videos and pictures) here.
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