Feathers Season 4 Episode 10 with Kelly McCorkle Parkison: Surrendering Control and Loving Others


In this episode, I interview Kelly McCorkle Parkison.

Kelly McCorkle Parkison is a native of South Carolina and currently resides in Tennessee.  A Mass Communications cum laude graduate from North Greenville University, she held the title of Miss South Carolina 2002, earned Top 15 at Miss America, and placed third on the CBS Reality Show, Amazing Race Season 7.  She is now a pastor’s wife and mom to five kids as well as the founder of the LOFT 218 Organization, a ministry to orphans, widows, and sex trafficking victims in India.


Kelly story begins at her visit to India during the Amazing Race and her declaratio to never return. A year later , she visits for a missions trip. She eventually adopts and then starts a foundation to orphans, widows, and sex trafficking victims in India.

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In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps. Proverbs 16:9

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. James 1:22

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ Matthew 25:40


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