Back in 2008, tonight’s guest pulled up to his house after a day at work and was greeted by his 10-year-old daughter, Irene, who asked if she could go swimming at a friend’s house. Two hours later, Irene was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Later that evening, he called his mother in Africa and told her what had happened, and her reaction was something few people could imagine.
Tonight, we’re talking to Cyrus Mad-Bondo, the Executive Pastor of Global Impact at McLean Bible Church, and Irene’s dad. Cyrus joins us to talk about what he learned from his daughter’s death as well as from his work around the world in challenging environments.