The Defender Podcast

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A panel of pastors, adoptive parents, and adoptees discuss how to navigate hard conversations about racial injustice with children. We hope that this panel can be an encouragement for many and offer some unique insight and practical suggestions that will aid you as you talk to your children.

Show Notes

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Thomas Beavers, Pastor at New Rising Star Church in Birmingham, AL
Sharri Black, Casework Supervisor at Lifeline
Claire Davis, adoptive mother and Director of Domestic Casework Supervision at Lifeline
Chris Johnson, adoptive father and National Director of Church Partnerships at Lifeline
Amelia Johnson, daughter of Chris Johnson

Herbie Newell is the President & Executive Director of Lifeline Children’s Services and its ministry arms. 

The mission of Lifeline Children’s Services is to equip the Body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children. Our vision is for vulnerable children and their communities to be transformed by the gospel and to make disciples. 

What is The Defender Podcast?

The Defender Podcast is a ministry of Lifeline Children's Services where we seek to equip the body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children and families. We hope this podcast will provide encouragement, inspiration, and ways to connect with others who have a heart for the orphan.