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Refugees: What You Don’t Hear on the News Interview with Philip and Joy Kirkland (AUDIO)

This audio is the first episode of a new podcast by MTW missionary Kay Burklin and former missionary Carolyn Morris, "Refugees: What You Don’t Hear on the News." 

When Philip and Joy Kirkland moved to Athens, Greece, to serve as MTW missionaries, they never conceived of the coming refugee crisis and how that would transform their ministry. They have helped start a church plant with a multi-cultural group of people from roughly 15 different nations, many of whom are refugees. Joy, a trained trauma counselor, found herself in the middle of a refugee population who have experienced a great deal of trauma.

Listen to this insightful interview with the Kirklands about their work with refugees in Greece, and how they see God at work in the midst of not only the refugee crisis, but the COVID-19 pandemic as well. 

You can subscribe to the "Refugees: What You Don't Hear on the News" podcast on Apple and Spotify.

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