New podcast episode posted: Prison and Aftercare Ministries

Be sure to check out the newest episode of our In Their Shoes podcast series! “Episode 49: Prison and Aftercare Ministries” features an interview with Rev. Errol Cooper, associate pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey. The congregation at First Baptist is deeply engaged in this ministry with members and with the community. Our conversation includes why there may be more people connected with the judicial system in your congregation than you’re aware; why this ministry is so critical, and some ideas for how you can engage in it yourself.

You can subscribe to the series, or download or listen to the episode through iTunes. You can also listen to the episode by clicking the “Listen now” button at the bottom of the show notes on the In Their Shoes Podcast page. You can forward this blog post to others, “like” it on Facebook, or post it to Twitter to help spread the word! And, as always, leave your comments and be part of the conversation!

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New podcast episode posted on domestic violence

Maureen LockeThere’s a new podcast episode available in our “In Their Shoes” podcast series! In this episode, we hear from Maureen Locke, a registered nurse with an obstetrics and gynecology practice, on the issue of domestic violence. Maureen, with 30 years of experience in OB/GYN, also serves as a trainer of other medical practitioners on the issue of domestic violence. In this episode, we discuss how Maureen identifies victims or possible victims and what she is able, and is not able, to do. We also discuss the effect of domestic violence on children, teen dating relationships, and suggestions for what we all could do if we become aware of possible situations of domestic violence among family or friends.

You can listen to the episode directly from the website at www.intheirshoespodcast.org. Underneath the show notes to the episode, you’ll see “Listen Now.” Just click on the arrow to start the audio. Be sure your computer speakers are turned up! You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes by clicking here. (You need to have iTunes installed.) Do you use a different podcast service? The RSS feed is on the podcast page.

 

New podcast episode available–an interview with Nita Belles

ITS logoDo you subscribe to our podcast? Make sure you check it out! Our In Their Shoes podcast features a new episode every month with interviews and information about the same kinds of topics that this blog addresses: advocacy, economic empowerment, trafficking, domestic violence, girls’ education–critical issues with impact upon women and girls worldwide.

This week, we feature an interview with Nita Belles, author of In Our Backyard: A Christian Perspective on Human Trafficking in the United States. This is our second conversation with Nita and in it, we find out what she’s been up to since her book was published as well as talk about key things to be aware of if you’re considering a deeper involvement in these issues.

You can listen to the episode directly from the website at www.intheirshoespodcast.org. Underneath the show notes to the episode, you’ll see “Listen Now.” Just click on the arrow to start the audio. Be sure your computer speakers are turned up! You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes by clicking here. (You need to have iTunes installed.)