Charles, Matt, and Gregg are joined by Carissa Baldwin-McGinnis to talk about the experience of being a foster parent, how trauma affects the family and how to find kinship in a divided 21st-century society. Rev. Carissa Baldwin-McGinnis is Associate Rector of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in the Heights, Houston, and is the parent of two adopted children.
St. Andrews' website is here:
Cultivating Families, a foster care nonprofit mentioned in this episode, is here:
Charles, Matt and Gregg look at a soccer team in Houston that is building community for youth who have never experienced it, and the ways it is forever changing all the lives who are part of it.
Charles, Matt, and Gregg look at our divided American society, how we can work together instead of against one another, and what God tells us about overcoming conflict and division.
The Upshot charts on dividedness:
Walter Bruggermann book:
Charles, Matt, and Gregg are joined by Michelle Hansford to hear her amazing story, to learn about the issues surrounding women who are incarcerated and their children of these women, and how we can get involved. Michelle Hansford is a returning citizen who is now working with OneVoice Texas. Their website is here: