Beyond the Village
About This Show
Beyond the Village podcast goes behind the scenes of international nonprofit, Children of the Nations (COTN). Hear from the perspective of the children in Sierra Leone, Uganda, Malawi, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Listen to U.S. and international staff share about their joys and their struggles. And explore what all this really means with special guests.
Most Recent Episode
How a Medical Mission Team Inspires a Girl to Become a Doctor and Saves the Life of a Gunshot Victim
Ben and Cyndi Levine, a surgeon and nurse, have been leading mission trips to the Dominican Republic since 2011. Their teams always include medical and non-medical team members, and each trip has a huge impact on the local community and the team members themselves. In this episode, Ben and Cyndi tell stories about their blended-team trips, from their terribly-planned first trip to the latest team effort that is healing a gunshot victim and his family.
Want to have your life changed by going on a mission trip? Go to cotni.org/venture.
Special thanks for music from: “Waxing Waning” by Ketsa (freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/May_Starlight_Find_You/waxing_waning) is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; “Falling Sky” by Ketsa (freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/May_Starlight_Find_You/falling_sky) is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; “Internal Backchat” by Ketsa (freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/May_Starlight_Find_You/internal_backchat) is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0