40 episodes

From Send Relief, Stories of Hope is 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.

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From Send Relief, Stories of Hope is 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.

    The Invisibles

    The Invisibles

    Some people see what no one else can see. In this episode of Stories of Hope, meet two of those people—one in Alaska, the other in Oklahoma—and hear about the superhuman steps they’re willing to take so that no one in their community has to try and survive a pandemic on their own.   

    Go to SendRelief.org to learn more about how you and your church can tangibly share the love and hope of Christ with people whose lives have been affected by coronavirus.

    • 10 min
    Colleen Loves Peter

    Colleen Loves Peter

    COVID-19 has held our attention for three months. But problems like poverty, broken families, and racial division have been around much longer. In this special episode of Stories of Hope, Colleen Smith, a single white woman living in inner-city Baltimore, tells a story about adoption, race, Jesus and a thousand other important things.

    Go to SendRelief.org/foster-care-adoption to learn how you and your church can reach out to children who need shelter, protection and care.

    Go to Namb.net/undivided for resources that can help you and your church discover the role God calls believers to play in racial reconciliation.

    • 10 min
    The Day the World Stopped

    The Day the World Stopped

    People in Beauregard, Alabama call March 3, 2019, “the day the world stopped.” It’s the day a tornado touched down here and killed 23 people. This is a story about how one congregation caught in the path of that storm helped their neighbors see that even when the world stopped, God’s love did not

    Go to SendRelief.org/crisis-response to learn how you and your church can reach out to people whose homes and lives have been upended in a disaster .

    • 10 min
    For Such a Time as This

    For Such a Time as This

    No one plans for a pandemic. But in this episode of Stories of Hope, hear how God used a hurricane to prepare a group of New Orleans churches for the work of saving lives and sharing Christ in communities hardest hit by COVID-19.

    Go to SendRelief.org to learn more about how you and your church can tangibly share the love and hope of Christ with people whose lives have been affected by coronavirus.

    • 10 min
    The Grand Mother

    The Grand Mother

    When Sandra Viena, a 70-something year old grandmother in inner-city Detroit, decided she wanted to adopt two special needs children, everyone said she was crazy. Fortunately, Sandra Viena never cared much about what other people said. This is a story about foster care and adoption and about how the Viena family came to be a part of God’s family.

    Go to SendRelief.org/foster-care-adoption to learn how you and your church can reach out to people whose homes and lives have been upended in a disaster.

    • 11 min
    The Age of Coronavirus, Part Six

    The Age of Coronavirus, Part Six

    One month ago, Lexie Green began recording a daily video journal to help her cope with her job as an ICU nurse at a New Orleans hospital. In this episode of Stories of Hope, here what happened when Lexie, a former Send Relief Gen Send missionary, decided to share her private diary with the rest of the world. And then, Bryant Wright was named as the new president of Send Relief just days before COVID-19 changed the world. He’ll share what he’s learned in the last two months about what churches can do, and are doing, to meet needs and share Christ.

    Go to SendRelief.org to learn more about how you and your church can tangibly share the love and hope of Christ with people whose lives have been affected by coronavirus.

    • 21 min

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