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39 minutes | 9 months ago
What is your "hose to water ratio?" - It's a wrap, and BTS
It's been quite a ride on THE GOOD ROAD. This is the final episode of Phi·lan·thro·pol·o·gy. We interview the author of the podcast, Vu Le of Nonprofit AF who highlights the crazy world of trying to do good, while courting funders and their (sometimes) ridiculous requirements. We also give our Top 10 list of the things we learned in our first season of our podcast. Thanks to all of the fans of this podcast, and the soon-to-be, wildly popular podcast, Phi·lan·thro·pol·o·gy.
32 minutes | 10 months ago
"No Margin, No Mission" aka "No Money, No Honey..."
The world needs people who put both their backs and there hearts into the job of fixing the world's most difficult problems. But is your charity focused on profit margins and the bottom line? Or is it a mission-driven and working on the larger good. In this episode, we interview two different individuals who both give a damn. Regardless of how the work is done, there are a couple of immutable truths, and one of them is money.
36 minutes | 10 months ago
War - Love Your Enemy
War changes everything for those who fight. Many struggle to find meaning in their lives, and the world around them. Some develop a "Military history and a Missionary Heart". This raw look at two different stories of Stacy Bare (Adventure not war), and Dave and Karen Eubank (Free Burma Rangers) will challenge your definition of a soldier... and who they are inside.
38 minutes | a year ago
Droppin' Knowledge on Education
If you are a teacher, then you already know about "low-performing schools" and even "lower-performing politicians". Here is an insightful discussion of 1st-rate thinking in 3rd-world conditions. Featuring Dr. Susan Kessler of Hunters Lane High School (Nashville, TN), a remote Muslim school in the Zanzibar archipelago, and Deacon Patrick Moynihan of the Haitian Project.
33 minutes | a year ago
A rat is a pig, is a dog, is a boy
Animals. Food, trophies or pets? Most people eat meat. But what makes one animal food, and another a pet? And how blurry is that distinction? What started out as an anti-poaching episode, turned into a deeper exploration of the ethics, and the messy and complicated relationship humans have with animals. Whatever your belief is now, it will be challenged in this discussion.
29 minutes | a year ago
Bonus Interview: Free Burma Rangers (Director - Chris Sinclair)
In this Bonus track of Philanthropology, we interview Chris Sinclair of Outskirt Films who spent more than 5 years producing the film, "Free Burma Rangers". Free Burma Rangers is a documentary film exploring the extraordinary 20-year journey of missionaries Dave and Karen Eubank. The film follows Dave, Karen, and their three young children, as they venture into war zones where they are fighting to bring hope. Dave Eubank is a rare hero of the faith. He is a former U.S. Special Forces soldier turned missionary to conflict zones. The film is a real life adventure movie. Viewers will follow the family into firefights, heroic rescues, and experience life-changing ministry. In the midst of this unprecedented journey, you will witness amazing lessons of faith from one of the most inspiring families in the world.
37 minutes | a year ago
The Empathy Machine - VR's role in doing good
If you could see what I see, in the way I see it... would you be more empathetic? We delve into the role of Virtual Reality in filmmaking, and therapy.
32 minutes | a year ago
A White Savior Complex?
Does the color of your skin matter when doing good? What exactly is a White Savior, and how can you tell if the television you are producing is not racially sensitive? Craig and Earl spend some time with experts, filmmakers and people who do good, in communities which don't look like them.
36 minutes | a year ago
Doing good without getting killed
When your job puts you close to the world's biggest problems, it can be dangerous. Earl and Craig are often asked how they produce their show, and not get shot, or trampled, or killed. In this episode they talk with people whose work puts them in danger's way, and how they survive while doing good.
3 minutes | 3 years ago
This is Phi·lan·thro·pol·o·gy
Intro to The Good Road (PBS TV Show) companion podcast. Meet some of the interesting characters who spend their lives fixing the world's problems, with skill, humor and brave spirits. A weekly, 30-minute podcast hosted by Earl Bridges and Craig Martin of the TV show "The Good Road" that tackles the really tough topics of global philanthropy. www.TheGoodRoad.tv
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