MCML Podcast E73: Bryan Returns to India to Pick His Heart Up

Bryan shares an extraordinary story about how that first mission trip to India impacts him a lot even to this day. He was so overwhelmed by the kids’ passion and ability to love anyone and because of that, he’s always wanted to come back. But God had a different plan. Bryan left his heart in India in 2014. Went back in 2017. Picked it up and brought India home in the form of a little girl they adopted.

In this episode:

  • How he found out about the trip to India in 2014
  • How the team was formed
  • Getting emotional while seeing the kids welcoming the team at 2 am
  • Experiencing the love and joy of the children
  • What it was like for him leading a group of men
  • Their expectations as a team
  • Making bunk beds and cabinets for the kids
  • Funny story – talking to the kids like a Spanish speaker
  • Funny story – mistaken as celebrities
  • How the mission trip impacted his everyday life
  • The impact that the children of India made to him
  • The couple’s decision to adopt a baby
  • The trip back to India in 2017
  • Bringing home their adopted little girl from India
  • His words of advice to someone that’s thinking about going on a short term mission trip

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A weekly podcast for the missionary in all of us. Everyone wants to make a difference in the world. Changing the World is a daunting task, but when we go on an international mission trip God can use that to change our world forever. Fellow travelers share real-life stories of radical transformation as a result of going on a mission trip. Find yourself right in the middle of a missions team being transformed by God. Receive practical resources as God uses missions to change your life. More about Missions Changed My Life Podcast.

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Kevin White is a Christian pastor, international speaker, and an international best-selling author. As a writer, Kevin’s newest book, Audacious Generosity, is a best new Christian Book of 2020. Audacious Generosity was an instant international best seller in India and the United States of America. Audacious Generosity is the New Book to Read in 2021. Look for it among Christianity books on Amazon and everywhere books are sold. Kevin’s why for life is to extend access to Jesus to all people world-wide. Kevin loves to motivate people how to encounter the presence of God in their everyday life.

As a seasoned entrepreneur, Kevin has started and helped start hundreds of businesses, churches, and nonprofit organizations. Kevin is an expert in church leadership and business development. Kevin’s shepherd’s heart can be seen in his speaking and writing. He integrates Biblical principles and worship into everything he does. Kevin’s strategy is to help people transform into the likeness of Jesus. Find more from Kevin White including his blog, podcast shows, YouTube Channel, and Generously Blessed 1MM One Minute Motivational Series at
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About Global Hope India

Kevin White is the Founder/Executive Director of Global Hope India, a Christian mission organization focused on sharing the gospel in India and among Indian Nationals world-wide. We facilitate virtual mission teams to India and short-term mission teams in-person in India. These teams empower the church in India with pastoral training, youth pastor training, children’s ministry, church planting strategy, church planting ministry, and medical missions.
Global Hope India is a Christian charity that raises funds for India. 92% of every dollar given benefits gospel outreach projects in India such as church planting, orphan care, clean water projects, bibles, medical clinics, etc. Our partners in India serve the Baptist mission in India, Church of God in India as well as independent Christian churches. We do one thing – advance the gospel in India. We do it in one way – through the local church in India. Join us today by praying for India, giving to God’s work in India and going virtually or in person to make disciples in India. Find out more information at

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