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Spirituality and Practice at FOCUS

March 16, 2016
Dn. Paul Abernathy is the Focus North American Director of the Pittsburgh Center. He joins Nick and John to talk about how spirituality and mercy walk hand in hand.


Youth Equipped to Serve

February 23, 2016
Youth Equipped to Serve Program Director Katrina Bitar and Orange County FOCUS Director Caroline Ashkar talk about the impact of YES on youth and their families.Stewardship through FOCUS


Stewardship through FOCUS

January 16, 2016
Giving of time, talents, treasure; How FOCUS helps churches and groups of people setup activities and events to minister to the needy in their communities.


Job Openings at Focus North America

May 1, 2015
In this new episode, Nick Chakos introduces us to Eric Shanburn, Detroit Center Director, about transitional housing and life transformation for the people served by Focus North America.


How to Make Outreach Part of Your Family’s Lenten Journey

February 21, 2015
Learn about the Summer Feeding Program at FOCUS North America and learn how your family can be involved in feeding hungry children right here in the US.


The YES Program: Mobilizing Young People to Serve

January 27, 2015
YES (Youth Equipped to Serve) provides opportunities for junior high, high school students, and college students to participate in formative weekends of service that aim to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor and bring youth to an awareness of Christ in themselves and others. John and Nick talk to Katrina Bitar who coordinates the program on behalf of Focus North America.


St. Herman House in Cleveland

November 26, 2014
Nick and John speak with Paul Finley about the incredible work of St. Herman House in Cleveland offering hope and dignity to Cleveland’s homeless population.


Operation Lace-Up

October 26, 2014
Learn about the expansive program that provides shoes and more to over 252,000 children in America.


Orthodox Free Clinic – A Model Which Can Be Replicated

October 12, 2014
Nick and John talk about the plight of the poor who desperately need health services but cannot afford it. Learn about the new Health Care Clinic operated by FOCUS North America. You can then replicate this model in your community with the help of FOCUS.


Welcome to In FOCUS

September 29, 2014

Nick Chakos and John Maddex introduce you to the new official podcast of FOCUS North America and give a broad overview of the services offered by FOCUS to address poverty in communities across America.