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The Accord Research Alliance podcast brings you short but powerful conversations with innovators who are committed to measuring what matters in Christ-Centered relief and development. Hosted by Nathan Mallonee, Kristen Check, and Rodney Green.

Latest Episodes

30: LIVE from the 2019 Accord Research Alliance Intensive

Today's podcast was recorded live from the 2019 Accord Research Alliance intensive. It provides a recap and analysis of the day from David Bronkema, Kristen Check, Rodney Green, and Nathan Mallonee. To get connected to the Accord Research Alliance and find out more about next year's intensive, email us at ara@accordnetwork.org.

19 MIN1 w ago
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30: LIVE from the 2019 Accord Research Alliance Intensive

29. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #4: Steve Offutt

Dr. Steve Offutt presents on research he and others have conducted on Christian ideas for development, understanding the current theories, networks, and priorities of Accord member organizations.

15 MIN3 w ago
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29. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #4: Steve Offutt

28. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #3: Laura Shannonhouse

In advance of the 2019 ARA Research & Spiritual Metrics Intensive, we are sharing several sessions from the 2018 intensive. In this episode, Dr. Laura Shannonhouse gives examples of spiritual metrics used in two studies. Join us at the Accord Research Alliance intensive on September 30, 2019 in Ridgecrest, NC. We will be discussing: “Measuring What’s Difficult: How to Measure ALL That Matters in Christ-Centered Relief, Development & Advocacy”. Register NOW: https://accord-forum.squarespace.com/research-intensive-1 Laura Shannonhouse is Assistant Professor of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State. Laura is also a contributing fellow with the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College.

22 MINSEP 21
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28. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #3: Laura Shannonhouse

27. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #2: Panel Session on Development & Faith in Research

2018 ARA Spiritual Metrics and Research Intensive panel discussion: "Case Studies of Integrating Development & Faith in Research". Panelists: Kristen Check, Water Mission Rebecca Mentzer, HOPE International Nathan Mallonee, Living Water International Ryan Smedes, FFH Mikaela Cochran, Compassion International Register NOW for the OneAccord Summit!: https://accord-forum.squarespace.com

37 MINSEP 14
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27. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #2: Panel Session on Development & Faith in Research

26. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #1: Jean Duff, JLI

In advance of the 2019 ARA Research & Spiritual Metrics Intensive, we are sharing several keynote sessions from the 2018 intensive. In this episode, Jean Duff, President of the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities shares with the audience an overview of the faith and development sector, including the main actors, issues of focus, and potential research opportunities with Accord Member organizations. If you haven't registered for the 2019 Intensive, do so here!https://accord-forum.squarespace.com/research-intensive-1 Learn more about JLI here: https://jliflc.com/

38 MINAUG 30
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26. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #1: Jean Duff, JLI

25. The Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities with Stacy Nam

Stacy Nam is the Senior Programs & Knowledge Manager at the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities (JLI). In this podcast, Nathan Mallonee (from Living Water International) and Stacy talk about what JLI does, how it can be valuable to Accord members, and how Accord members can participate in the Learning Hubs that JLI facilitates. You can become a member of JLI at www.jliflc.com. Read the Guide to Excellence in Evidence for Faith Groups at https://jliflc.com/guide-excellence-evidence-faith-groups/ Stacy's Book Recommendations: 1. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman 2. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, and Anna Rosling Rönnlund 3. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

30 MINJUN 19
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25. The Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities with Stacy Nam

24: Implementing "God's Story" at Food for the Hungry: an interview with Luis Noda

In this episode, Nathan Mallonee catches back up with Luis Noda, VP for Transformational Engagement at Food for the Hungry. In episode 9, Luis talked about how FH was working on developing a document on the theological foundation for their work in relief and development. This document is now available (https://www.fh.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Gods-Story.pdf), so Luis is coming back to discuss how they've been rolling this out and how it's influencing the organization. Luis also provides a book recommendation for the most interesting book he's read this year. Building a Better International NGO by James Crowley & Morgana Ryan https://www.amazon.com/Building-Better-International-NGO-Greater/dp/1565495837

37 MINFEB 23
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24: Implementing "God's Story" at Food for the Hungry: an interview with Luis Noda

23. Building state capability: an interview with Michael Woolcock from the World Bank

Michael Woolcock has been at the World Bank for 20 years, where he is the Lead Social Scientist in the Development Research Group. For twelve years he has also been a (part-time) Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. As a sociologist, he's written about culture, social development, and social capital. Michael is also on the editorial board for Accord's new journal, Christian Relief, Development, and Advocacy (CRDA). Nathan Mallonee from Living Water International talks with Michael about how he got to the World Bank from Australia, his new book on building state capability, the case for using mixed methods for research, and ideas for papers he'd like to see submitted to the CRDA journal. Here is a link to Michael's new book, Building State Capability: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/building-state-capability-9780198747482?cc=us&lang=en& Here is a link to the call for papers for the CRDA journal: https://crdajournal.org/index.php/crda...

49 MIN2018 DEC 28
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23. Building state capability: an interview with Michael Woolcock from the World Bank

22. What kinds of interventions are truly effective for human flourishing? Dr. Bruce Wydick, USF

Have you ever wondered if Toms Shoes, child sponsorship, or de-worming interventions are really making a difference? Dr. Bruce Wydick,a professor of development economics at the University of San Francisco, shares from a researcher perspective about what kinds interventions are truly effective for holistic human flourishing. Dr. Wydick has a new book being released by Harper Collins in 2019 - The Shrewd Samaritan. His blog is http://www.acrosstwoworlds.net and he regularly writes for the World Bank blog, Christianity Today, and other publications. Dr. Wydick is interviewed by Rodney Green (World Relief). Show notes and links here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q8fXJy3_chVHpFTzhq7xatf_GIZBGmlo/view?usp=sharing

46 MIN2018 NOV 27
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22. What kinds of interventions are truly effective for human flourishing? Dr. Bruce Wydick, USF

21. Recap of the 2018 Spiritual Metrics and Research Intensive

Today's podcast was recorded live at the end of the Spiritual Metrics and Research Intensive on October 29, 2018 at the Accord Forum in Ridgecrest, NC. The podcast's co-hosts, Kristen Check, Rodney Green, and Nathan Mallonee, are joined by David Bronkema to discuss their thoughts on the day and possible next steps for the Accord Research Alliance. The topic for the intensive was "Integrating Faith with Relief, Development, and Advocacy: Research, Metrics and Implementation." Our keynote speakers did a fantastic job framing the entire day's conversation: * Jean Duff, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities * Rebecca Shah, Religious Freedom Institute Then a panel of practitioners from member organizations shared case studies of how they were addressing this topic in their work: * Kristen Check, Water Mission * Rebecca Mentzer, HOPE International * Nathan Mallonee, Living Water International * Ryan Smedes, Food for the Hungry * Mikaela Cochran, Compassion International T...

21 MIN2018 NOV 13
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21. Recap of the 2018 Spiritual Metrics and Research Intensive

Latest Episodes

30: LIVE from the 2019 Accord Research Alliance Intensive

Today's podcast was recorded live from the 2019 Accord Research Alliance intensive. It provides a recap and analysis of the day from David Bronkema, Kristen Check, Rodney Green, and Nathan Mallonee. To get connected to the Accord Research Alliance and find out more about next year's intensive, email us at ara@accordnetwork.org.

19 MIN1 w ago
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30: LIVE from the 2019 Accord Research Alliance Intensive

29. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #4: Steve Offutt

Dr. Steve Offutt presents on research he and others have conducted on Christian ideas for development, understanding the current theories, networks, and priorities of Accord member organizations.

15 MIN3 w ago
Comments
29. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #4: Steve Offutt

28. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #3: Laura Shannonhouse

In advance of the 2019 ARA Research & Spiritual Metrics Intensive, we are sharing several sessions from the 2018 intensive. In this episode, Dr. Laura Shannonhouse gives examples of spiritual metrics used in two studies. Join us at the Accord Research Alliance intensive on September 30, 2019 in Ridgecrest, NC. We will be discussing: “Measuring What’s Difficult: How to Measure ALL That Matters in Christ-Centered Relief, Development & Advocacy”. Register NOW: https://accord-forum.squarespace.com/research-intensive-1 Laura Shannonhouse is Assistant Professor of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State. Laura is also a contributing fellow with the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College.

22 MINSEP 21
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28. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #3: Laura Shannonhouse

27. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #2: Panel Session on Development & Faith in Research

2018 ARA Spiritual Metrics and Research Intensive panel discussion: "Case Studies of Integrating Development & Faith in Research". Panelists: Kristen Check, Water Mission Rebecca Mentzer, HOPE International Nathan Mallonee, Living Water International Ryan Smedes, FFH Mikaela Cochran, Compassion International Register NOW for the OneAccord Summit!: https://accord-forum.squarespace.com

37 MINSEP 14
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27. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #2: Panel Session on Development & Faith in Research

26. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #1: Jean Duff, JLI

In advance of the 2019 ARA Research & Spiritual Metrics Intensive, we are sharing several keynote sessions from the 2018 intensive. In this episode, Jean Duff, President of the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities shares with the audience an overview of the faith and development sector, including the main actors, issues of focus, and potential research opportunities with Accord Member organizations. If you haven't registered for the 2019 Intensive, do so here!https://accord-forum.squarespace.com/research-intensive-1 Learn more about JLI here: https://jliflc.com/

38 MINAUG 30
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26. ARA Intensive Promo Podcast #1: Jean Duff, JLI

25. The Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities with Stacy Nam

Stacy Nam is the Senior Programs & Knowledge Manager at the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities (JLI). In this podcast, Nathan Mallonee (from Living Water International) and Stacy talk about what JLI does, how it can be valuable to Accord members, and how Accord members can participate in the Learning Hubs that JLI facilitates. You can become a member of JLI at www.jliflc.com. Read the Guide to Excellence in Evidence for Faith Groups at https://jliflc.com/guide-excellence-evidence-faith-groups/ Stacy's Book Recommendations: 1. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman 2. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, and Anna Rosling Rönnlund 3. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

30 MINJUN 19
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25. The Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities with Stacy Nam

24: Implementing "God's Story" at Food for the Hungry: an interview with Luis Noda

In this episode, Nathan Mallonee catches back up with Luis Noda, VP for Transformational Engagement at Food for the Hungry. In episode 9, Luis talked about how FH was working on developing a document on the theological foundation for their work in relief and development. This document is now available (https://www.fh.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Gods-Story.pdf), so Luis is coming back to discuss how they've been rolling this out and how it's influencing the organization. Luis also provides a book recommendation for the most interesting book he's read this year. Building a Better International NGO by James Crowley & Morgana Ryan https://www.amazon.com/Building-Better-International-NGO-Greater/dp/1565495837

37 MINFEB 23
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24: Implementing "God's Story" at Food for the Hungry: an interview with Luis Noda

23. Building state capability: an interview with Michael Woolcock from the World Bank

Michael Woolcock has been at the World Bank for 20 years, where he is the Lead Social Scientist in the Development Research Group. For twelve years he has also been a (part-time) Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. As a sociologist, he's written about culture, social development, and social capital. Michael is also on the editorial board for Accord's new journal, Christian Relief, Development, and Advocacy (CRDA). Nathan Mallonee from Living Water International talks with Michael about how he got to the World Bank from Australia, his new book on building state capability, the case for using mixed methods for research, and ideas for papers he'd like to see submitted to the CRDA journal. Here is a link to Michael's new book, Building State Capability: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/building-state-capability-9780198747482?cc=us&lang=en& Here is a link to the call for papers for the CRDA journal: https://crdajournal.org/index.php/crda...

49 MIN2018 DEC 28
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23. Building state capability: an interview with Michael Woolcock from the World Bank

22. What kinds of interventions are truly effective for human flourishing? Dr. Bruce Wydick, USF

Have you ever wondered if Toms Shoes, child sponsorship, or de-worming interventions are really making a difference? Dr. Bruce Wydick,a professor of development economics at the University of San Francisco, shares from a researcher perspective about what kinds interventions are truly effective for holistic human flourishing. Dr. Wydick has a new book being released by Harper Collins in 2019 - The Shrewd Samaritan. His blog is http://www.acrosstwoworlds.net and he regularly writes for the World Bank blog, Christianity Today, and other publications. Dr. Wydick is interviewed by Rodney Green (World Relief). Show notes and links here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q8fXJy3_chVHpFTzhq7xatf_GIZBGmlo/view?usp=sharing

46 MIN2018 NOV 27
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22. What kinds of interventions are truly effective for human flourishing? Dr. Bruce Wydick, USF

21. Recap of the 2018 Spiritual Metrics and Research Intensive

Today's podcast was recorded live at the end of the Spiritual Metrics and Research Intensive on October 29, 2018 at the Accord Forum in Ridgecrest, NC. The podcast's co-hosts, Kristen Check, Rodney Green, and Nathan Mallonee, are joined by David Bronkema to discuss their thoughts on the day and possible next steps for the Accord Research Alliance. The topic for the intensive was "Integrating Faith with Relief, Development, and Advocacy: Research, Metrics and Implementation." Our keynote speakers did a fantastic job framing the entire day's conversation: * Jean Duff, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities * Rebecca Shah, Religious Freedom Institute Then a panel of practitioners from member organizations shared case studies of how they were addressing this topic in their work: * Kristen Check, Water Mission * Rebecca Mentzer, HOPE International * Nathan Mallonee, Living Water International * Ryan Smedes, Food for the Hungry * Mikaela Cochran, Compassion International T...

21 MIN2018 NOV 13
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21. Recap of the 2018 Spiritual Metrics and Research Intensive