15 episodes

There are places in this world where the road ends—places that are challenging, remote, mystifying…Welcome to the End of the Road – a podcast that takes you on a virtual journey to places like South Sudan, the Congo, Myanmar, and the Middle East, and introduces you cultures and people you’ll never forget. Join host Cathy Herholdt for an experience that will open your heart and mind to what God is doing all over the world. Through stories and interviews with people who have lived and worked at the end of the road, you’ll be challenged and stretched in your faith. So buckle up! We’re going to the end of the road.

The End of the Road World Concern

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

There are places in this world where the road ends—places that are challenging, remote, mystifying…Welcome to the End of the Road – a podcast that takes you on a virtual journey to places like South Sudan, the Congo, Myanmar, and the Middle East, and introduces you cultures and people you’ll never forget. Join host Cathy Herholdt for an experience that will open your heart and mind to what God is doing all over the world. Through stories and interviews with people who have lived and worked at the end of the road, you’ll be challenged and stretched in your faith. So buckle up! We’re going to the end of the road.

    Season 1 Highlights: To the End of the Road and Back

    Season 1 Highlights: To the End of the Road and Back

    Host Cathy Herholdt is joined by guest host Karess Linzer for an exciting look back at the most memorable experiences from Season 1 on the End of the Road podcast. Relive Harun Ringera’s heartfelt return to South Sudan after fleeing an attack in the middle of the night. Be reminded by Katie Toop and Maggie Konstanski of what it really means to be “brave” in the face of fear, knowing God is with you. And feel what it was like for World Concern President, Nick Archer, to land on an airstrip where animals grazed near an abandoned airport in Somalia in the early 1990s. Don’t miss these highlights from Season 1 and the exciting things in the works for Season 2, as we journey to new frontiers at the end of the road.

    • 28 min
    Extreme Generosity: How one woman rallied support to stop child trafficking

    Extreme Generosity: How one woman rallied support to stop child trafficking

    As a mom, Mindy Lee Irvine has raised her kids to have hearts of compassion and generosity towards others. She herself has been an example to them and to others in her life – especially when she set out to raise $40,000 on her 40th birthday to protect children in poor countries from trafficking, exploitation, and abuse. Hear her incredible dedication to the vision she had for making an impact, and how a chance encounter with a little girl in a remote village in Sri Lanka solidified her calling.

    • 47 min
    Uncommon Ministry: Redefining Our Traditional Approach to Missions

    Uncommon Ministry: Redefining Our Traditional Approach to Missions

    Alderwood Community Church Executive Pastor of Care, Steve Brooks, has traveled extensively and been in ministry for many years, but his perception of “missions” changed dramatically when he found himself in the wilderness of South Sudan. Hear his extraordinary experience of preaching in a village where traditional healers chanted outside the local church in an attempt to deter him. Through this and other interactions with people in South Sudan, Steve’s realization that we’re all connected as brothers and sisters changed his ministry.

    • 40 min
    Living Faithfully: A Humble Humanitarian’s Life-Changing Season of Serving

    Living Faithfully: A Humble Humanitarian’s Life-Changing Season of Serving

    Imagine showing up for a new job and finding your living accommodations consisted of a simple room, a single toilet shared by 15 households, and a weekly trek for water that was barely enough to last a few days. Humble humanitarian, Rose Ogolla, faced not only difficult living conditions, but spiritual opposition and cultural challenges during a life-changing season serving in Samburu, Kenya. Hear how spending her nights in deep prayer helped her and her team impact lives for eternity in this place.

    • 36 min
    Surprised by Somalia: Similarities Abound Half a World Away

    Surprised by Somalia: Similarities Abound Half a World Away

    Buckle up for this one! World Concern President, Nick Archer, takes us on a journey to the distant and mystifying land of Somalia. Step off a small plane into an abandoned airport in Hargeisa in 1991. Take in the vast, arid desert surrounding you, as you walk the path of hardship so many Somalis have traveled for centuries. Experience God here and meet the people in this place that challenged and changed Nick forever. You’ll be surprised by the similarities we all share as people looking for answers to our own struggles.

    • 48 min
    Never Alone: Living Fearlessly in the Face of Danger

    Never Alone: Living Fearlessly in the Face of Danger

    If you’ve ever felt alone or abandoned by God, you’ll want to hear what Jamie Winship, former DC police officer and founder of Identity Exchange, has to say about God’s presence in trials, hardship, and even in the face of danger. He takes us on a journey to an island in Indonesia, where he, his wife Donna, and their three young kids, lived for 10 years. Through his experiences there, including being arrested and faced with years in jail, Jamie learned that no matter where you are in the world or what you’re facing, you are never alone.

    • 53 min

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