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The Do Gooders Podcast

Nov 25, 2019

We’ve long extolled the virtue of gratitude. Some have even called it the “social glue” that fortifies relationships and serves as the backbone of human society.

But what is gratitude? Where does it come from? And how can we foster it? 

Dr. Robert Emmons is perhaps the world’s leading scientific expert on...

Nov 18, 2019

What is it about music that connects to something deep within us? And how does someone who writes songs set out to share work that is so personal?

That’s what Lt. Erin Wikle is sharing on this episode of the Do Gooders Podcast. As a Salvation Army officer, or pastor, currently serving in Santa Monica, California, her...

Nov 11, 2019

It’s human nature to believe in something other than one’s self, and doing so can give life meaning.

That according to Dr. Diane Winston, who has made understanding, analyzing and writing about religion in America her career.

Now as the Knight Chair in Media and Religion at the University of Southern California,...

Nov 4, 2019

Right now across the U.S. there are 442,000 children living in the U.S. foster care system. Nearly a third of them are eligible for adoption.

As Proverbs 24:12 reads: “Once our eyes are opened, we can’t pretend we don’t know what to do. God, who weighs our hearts and keeps our souls, knows that we know and holds...