Transformation: Seeking help when things look impossible
A compelling story about a young girl living in an area with one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. It’s an area where it’s also common to send kids off to work in situations of child labor, or forced labor, for very little pay and under extremely difficult circumstances, which is what this young girl had to face.
Transformation: Hopes and dreams interrupted by potential child marriage
A riveting story about a young girl whose life was interrupted by the harsh reality of her family’s financial challenges.
Transformation: Forgiveness and reconciliation after 45 years
Join host Cathy Herholdt and Karess Linzer as they share a story about sisters who were facing a bitter feud for four and a half decades. For years these sisters avoided each other in their small community until one day, God’s love began to stir up the need for reconciliation and their relationship was transformed.
Transformation: Helping others in the community and beyond
Join host Cathy Herholdt and Karess Linzer as they share an incredible story of transformation in two people’s lives in South Sudan and how their transformation became the catalyst of change in their entire community.
Transformation: Healing and hope found in community
Join host Cathy Herholdt and Karess Linzer as they share an empowering story of transformation and healing in Bangladesh—two things that take place amongst a genuine, validating, and supportive community.
Mystifying Myanmar: Finding peace amid turmoil in this unfamiliar country
Join guest Mark Estes for a glimpse into the mountains and villages of Myanmar, a mysterious land where citizens have struggled for decades to find freedom and peace.
Beyond Borders: Small scale village development brings big changes in Laos
Join World Concern Laos country rep. Joshua Pascua and head of global operations Peter Macharia for a lighthearted conversation and stories from rural villages in Laos.
The Power of Sisterhood: Women elevating women in DRC
Venture into the forgotten corners of the Democratic Republic of Congo with Irene Nyambura, a female leader who is working to elevate the role of women in a historically patriarchal society.
Cultivating Hope: Planting Seeds of Change in Chad
Ali Angobona takes listeners on a journey deep into the heart of north-central Africa to his home country of Chad, where Sahel Desert temperatures can reach 120 degrees and people struggle to sustain life and livelihoods. But there is reason to hope.
When Chaos Reigns: Clinging to Hope as Haiti Teeters on the Edge of Catastrophe
Efanor Nore has lived his entire life in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, but never imagined his city would dissolve into the violence that currently reigns over the streets there. Hear how he clings to hope amidst the chaos.
Keep Your Eyes on the Road: Highlighting hard places that deserve attention
Join host Cathy Herholdt as she shares stories of hardship and hope in Haiti and Bangladesh—two places that captured her heart, but where people currently face extreme challenges living there.
In a Dry and Weary Land: The need for innovative solutions where there is no water
The Horn of Africa drought crisis is threatening lives and stealing hope in Samburu, Kenya. World Concern staff members Joseph Muigai and Faith Nasieku talk about the need for innovative solutions.
A Heart for the Hungry: Witnessing the realities of famine in Somalia
World Concern’s Peter Mutua gives a first-hand look into the effects of the severe drought conditions in Somalia and shares the heartbreak of witnessing families who have lost children to starvation.
Season 2 Recap: Relive Memorable Moments at the End of the Road
Relive some of the most incredible moments from season two of The End of the Road podcast with your host Cathy Herholdt.
Full Circle: Following hard paths that lead to purpose
Tracy Minke’s fascinating life has taken her to some of the hardest places on earth, but these experiences ultimately led her right back to where she always wanted to be.
Come Mud or High Water: Going the Distance to Capture Stories
We caught up with filmmaker Jeff Arnold while he was on the ground in a remote part of South Sudan. Hear his description of the environment and challenges there in this brief phone interview.
Through the Camera’s Lens: Documenting life, hardship, and transformation in remote places
Daryl Finley has traveled the globe to some of the world’s toughest places to capture photos of the people, places, trials, and transformation happening at the end of the road.
Commissioned: Following God’s call despite roadblocks and challenges
In part 2 of our conversation with Joshua Bundi, he shares how his calling to serve in South Sudan was confirmed and the blessings he has reaped by following it, despite challenges.
A Father’s Heart: Being fully present as a parent while serving far from home
Joshua Bundi shares how he stays connected with his family in Kenya and present as a parent to his three children, even though he works nearly 1,000 miles away in South Sudan.
Mission Possible: Seeing a big dream come to fruition in the hard places
As CEO of CRISTA Ministries, Jacinta Tegman is committed to reaching the lost, even when it means pushing forward into hard places. Hear her personal experiences at The End of the Road.
In Love and War: Life in Ukraine calls for much prayer, service, and sacrifice
Vanessa McElroy has lived and served in Ukraine for 21 years. She shares what life is like in her country right now as she prays for peace and opens her home to those who have fled the conflict.
When Home Is a Hard Place: The Thin Line Between Hardship and Hope in Haiti
James Francois grew up in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Port-au-Prince and has lived his entire life in Haiti. Hear how he survived—and now thrives—in one of the world’s toughest places.
Homeland: Growing Up Beyond the End of the Road
Raphael Leshore was a Moran and is now a young elder in his village in the remote region of Samburu, Kenya. He’s also a Christian with a unique opportunity to share Jesus with his community.
Season 1 Highlights: To the End of the Road and Back
Relive some of the most incredible moments from the inaugural season of The End of the Road podcast with hosts Cathy Herholdt and Karess Linzer.
Extreme Generosity: How one woman rallied support to stop child trafficking
Mindy Lee Irvine had a vision to raise $40,000 to protect vulnerable children in Southeast Asia. On her 40th birthday, she did just that—and so much more.
Uncommon Ministry: Redefining Our Traditional Approach to Missions
Seattle area pastor, Steve Brooks, discovered ministry looks very different in remote parts of the world. Hear how his approach to missions changed in the wilderness of South Sudan.
Living Faithfully: A Humble Humanitarian’s Life-Changing Season of Serving
Hear how prayer and humble service helped Rose Ogolla build relationships and change lives in the remote region of Samburu, Kenya.
Surprised by Somalia: Similarities Abound Half a World Away
Nick Archer takes us on a journey across the globe to Somalia – a place that challenged him and changed him forever.
Never Alone: Living Fearlessly in the Face of Danger
Hear how Jamie Winship, former DC police officer and founder of Identity Exchange, was able to stand in his faith after being arrested and jailed on a remote island in Indonesia.
Up the River and Through the Woods: To the Congo We Go
In Part 2 of our conversation with Merry Fitzpatrick, it’s up the river and through the woods – to an isolated village in the Congo we go!
When Everything Crumbles: Being Present in Disaster and Crisis
Humanitarian relief expert Merry Fitzpatrick takes listeners on a heartbreaking journey to Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, then to Chad in the midst of the Darfur conflict.
Choosing the Hard: Answering the Call to Help in Tough Places
A follow up conversation with World Concern President, Nick Archer, about World Concern’s calling to hard places and situations—but not all of them.
Reaching the Forgotten: Why Work at the End of the Road?
World Concern President, Nick Archer, discusses why an organization would intentionally choose to work in difficult, dangerous, hard-to-reach places.
You’ll Never Cry Alone: Life as a Woman at the End of the Road
Two humanitarians share their experiences as western women living and working in places like Jordan, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Into the Wild: A Journey to South Sudan
Part 2 of our interview with Harun Ringera takes us to the wilderness of South Sudan.
The Shaping of a Humanitarian Heart: Growing Up in Rural Kenya
Harun Ringera recounts his childhood in a tiny rural village in Kenya.
What I Learned at the End of the Road
Meet your host, Cathy Herholdt, and hear the vision behind the podcast.
The End of The Road Trailer
Welcome to The End of the Road podcast! Brought to you by World Concern. Launching February 9th, 2022!