What would your life look like if you grew up a victim of abuse and were surrounded by people who didn’t believe in you? What could change if you were suddenly surrounded by a family willing to selflessly invest in you? That’s the story of Tori Hope Petersen, whose journey has inspired millions to take action in changing the world through family. In today’s episode, Tori shares her story and dives into how each of us can do something to advocate for children and families God brings to our lives. Get ready to be inspired!
About our guest
Tori Hope Petersen is the bestselling author of “Fostered: One Woman’s Powerful Story of Finding Faith and Family through Foster Care.” She is a sought out national speaker, inspiring audiences to overcome, hold onto hope, and change the world with what they have, right where they are, by loving the people in front of them. She’s passionate about foster care reform, adoption advocacy, vulnerable populations, and seeing the love of God change people’s lives. Tori speaks across the nation sharing her powerful story, but her favorite form of art and communication is writing. Tori and her husband, Jacob, have three kids: a biological son and daughter, Leyonder and Ezzeri, and an adopted adult son, Sar. Follow her on Instagram @torihopepetersen.
The Champions for Family podcast is hosted by Juan Fernandez and produced by Bethany Christian Services. Guests include authors, speakers, experts, advocates, and volunteers who share their stories of uplifting and empowering families. Learn more about becoming a champion for family at Bethany.org/Champion.
The Champions for Family podcast is presented by Just Love Coffee Café. Check them out at JustLoveCoffee.com
Copyright © 2011 Aunt Gertrude Music Publishing Llc. (BMI) Bridge Building Music (BMI) (adm. at CapitolCMGPublishing.com) All rights reserved. Used by permission.