Plead the Cause
By Michael Anderson
Plead the CauseOct 25, 2023
How did Tony meet Monica?
Our partnerships are rooted in relationship. Tony looks back in history and shares how he met Monica. It all started with a..... well you will have to listen to see how they met.
Success over the years.
Lives have been impacted and transformed over the years. Your generosity has helped impact thousands of children around the world.
How it all started.
We just had our 25th Anniversary Banquet Dinner. We are pulling clips from that event. On this episode, our founder, Tony Gibson shares how Heart of the Bride got started.
Celebrating 25 years of ministry.
25 years is a big deal! We are so thankful for God's faithfulness. It's worth celebrating and we are believing for many many more years of ministry.
Lets talk sponsorship
Brian and Tommy discuss all the benefits of sponsorship. To sponsor a child visit www.heartofthebride.org/sponsorship/
An adoption story, part 2
Alec and Victoria finish telling their journey towards adoption.
An adoption story. Part 1
Alec and Victoria share their adoption story with Brian. This is part 1 of 2.
Practical ways to fundraise.
Tina shares with Brian very practical ways to fundraise. One idea was so unique and it raised over $7,000.
Matt and Traci's adoption story.
Matt and Traci share their journey towards adoption.
Brian and Sonya's adoption story. PART 2
Brian and Sonya finish telling their adoption story.
Brian and Sonya's adoption story
Brian and Sonya discuss their adoption story. This is part 1 of 2.
Different ways to adopt.
Tommy and Matt discuss the different ways for adoption.
Father to the Fatherless
What does it look like to be a Father to the Fatherless.
The Effects of Fatherlessness
Fatherlessness is a worldwide problem. Brian and Tommy discuss it's effects on our ministries around the world.
Brian just gets back from Kenya and has the opportunity to discuss with Tommy what's next focus for the ministry.
Spiritual Health of those who serve.
Brian and TK dive in and discuss what spiritual health looks like and how do you maintain it in minstry.
Brian and TK discuss the poverty mindset and the challenges to overcoming it.
Living in Faith
Tommy is stepping out in Faith, what does that look like?
The Foundational Scripture of Heart of the Bride.
Brian goes back to the foundational Scripture that started it all.
Commit3, What is it?
Tommy and Brian discuss what Commit3 is and encourage you to join Commit3.
How does God see the broken hearted? Episode 7
Tommy and Brian turn to scripture to better understand how God sees the broken hearted.
Episode 6: Seeking God First
Paul wrote in Ephesians that we are “...created in Christ Jesus for good works…” (Eph. 2:8-10) and James challenges us to show our faith through good works. In this episode, Brian and Tommy discuss the heart behind these good works and what it means to seek God first, and for our good works to be rooted in a heart of worship towards the Father.
Foster and Adoption Care with Care Portal Episode 5
Tommy talks with Matt Nelms about why he got into this area of ministry and joined the HOB team. They also discuss Care Portal and the role it plays in helping with foster and adoption care right here in the states.
Commit 3: https://heartofthebride.org/commit3/
Episode Hosts: Tommy Morris & Matt Nelms
Producer: Michael Anderson
Episode 4: Poverty and Polytheism in Haiti and India
Brian and Tommy discuss overcoming various obstacles while ministering in Haiti and India. One common obstacle faced in each country is that of poverty. Heart of the Bride helps support local ministries in each country which provide education as well as meet other needs for hundreds of children each year. Each country also faces polytheism, as Haiti battles voodoo and mysticism while some Hindu groups in India are said to worship millions of different entities. Heart of the Bride continues to support these ministries in meeting basic needs as well as sharing the gospel and providing Biblical discipleship. Continue to pray for each of these countries and for the kids we serve.
Episode 3 - Helping vulnerable children in Kenya and Zambia
Tommy and Brian talk about the ministries Heart of the Bride supports in both Kenya and Zambia. Brian discusses the ways Heart of the Bride helps the children in need in each country and how others can join to help. The Eagles Christian Academy in Kenya provides schooling, meals and discipleship to orphaned and vulnerable children Kithianio, Kenya. Abba’s Heart Zambia helps rescue homeless street kids from the area around Kitwe, Zambia providing street outreach, residential housing, meals and skills training to numerous kids each year.
Episode 2 - The church coming together to serve orphaned and vulnerable children
Brian and Tommy talk about how the world-wide church can connect and work together to serve those in need. With millions of orphaned and vulnerable children around the world, no one group can help every child. We can come together, however, as the body of Christ and each of us can help some. (1 Corinthians 12:12-26)
Episode 1, Why does Heart of the Bride do what it does?
Join Tommy and Brian and they talk about what Heart of the Bride does and why they do what they do.
What's to come?
Learn more at www.heartofthebride.org