Get to know the Maternity Housing Coalition Council

Valerie Humes brings Vicki Krnac, Executive Director of Hannah’s Home and Housing Leadership Council Chair on as a guest as they talk about who the MHC Council is and how they can support you and your maternity home through training and resources.

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Eligibility Criteria for Residents in the Home

Foundation House Ministries has served over 600 women through their residential and non-residential programs. Join Suzanne Burns and Lisa Holmes from Foundation House as they share how they decide what a potential resident’s need level is, and what their ability is as a ministry to meet that need.

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How Much Freedom is Too Much Freedom in the Home?

Amber Hornsby, Founder and ED of Esther Homes, joins the pregnancy help podcast to discuss time-tested principles for managing resident freedoms and privileges in the maternity home setting. These principles are applicable for any program style for maternity housing ministry and are easily duplicated.

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When to Rebrand and 5 Steps to Do It Well

Debbie Capen, Executive Director of MiraVia, a maternity housing program for college students, walks us through her journey of rebranding a previously long-standing brand and what she learned along the way. Wondering if your maternity home or pregnancy center is due for a brand refresh and where to start? This conversation walks you through 5 steps to rebranding with excellence!
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Supporting Women Through the Adoption Process

In this podcast, Jeannine Floores draws from her experience as a birth mom, an adoptive mom, and the Executive Director of a maternity home and adoption agency.  With light-hearted humor, she talks about overcoming fear in the adoption conversation and offers some practical suggestions on how to support women that are walking through the adoption decision.

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Jeannine Floores is presenting “Presenting Adoption to Our Clients” at the Heartbeat International 50th Annual Conference.

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Exposing the Lies

Cynthia Miller, the Counselor & Life Coach of Heart of Hope, speaks with passion about the work of exposing the lies that women believe and replacing those lies with truth.  Using a beautiful illustration of coal and diamonds, she gives practical methods that can be used within the work to allow the Word of God to bring about transformation in the lives of the women we serve.

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