Connecting Faith 10-17-18 | State of Theology | Laila Risgallah Wahba on What Happens After #MeToo
October 18, 2018
The Gosnell movie, a piece by the BBC about abortion doulas, and a piece by Karen Swallow Prior in the Washington Post cause us to wonder if our society has lost sense of what is normal and and an inability to determine what is gruesome. Christians need to be in this conversation, particularly from the […]
American tribalism and the vast hopeful middle
October 17, 2018
If you thought the conversations were being dominated by activist polarized whites, you were right. The N.Y. Times’ David Brooks has written a piece entitled “The Rich White Civil War: A smarter look at America’s divide” that’s worth a read. Utilizing research results from “Hidden Tribes: A Study of America’s Polarized Landscape,” Brooks exposes what […]
Connecting Faith 10-16-18 | Is it Getting Harder to Talk About God? | Dr. Edward Moody on First Aid for Emotional Hurts
In the first half, Carmen takes callers who are responding to the subject of Jonathan Merritt’s opinion piece in the New York Times, It’s Getting Harder to Talk About God. The overwhelming majority of respondents are not comfortable talking about faith and have only rarely had a spiritual conversation in the last year. Dr. Edward […]
Connecting Faith 10-15-18 | Religious Liberty News | Makoto Fujimura on Culture Care
October 15, 2018
Religious Liberty News: Under threat of steep fines and up to 90 days in jail, two filmmakers will be in court Tuesday seeking to stop Minnesota from forcing them to produce and create custom wedding films expressing messages that contradict their core beliefs. The filmmakers are Carl and Angel Larsen, owners of Telescope Media Group. […]
Must Read Monday: Pastor Brunson, Hurricane Michael, Another Cake Case
Supreme Court and Andrew Brunson return show God sent Trump ‘for such a time as this’ There are lots of headlines related to the release of EPC pastor, Andrew Brunson. This analysis captures well the confusion of those in the culture – and among the cultural elite – who fail to take the time to understand […]
Connecting Faith 10-12-18 | Dr. Aykan Erdemir on Andrew Brunson’s Release | Perfectly Human with Sarah Williams
October 12, 2018
Carmen hears from Dr. Aykan Erdemir about American Pastor Andrew Brunson’s release from a Turkish prison. She also talks with Sarah Williams about her book Perfectly Human.
Connecting Faith 10-11-18 | Christian Vocation with David Kinnaman | Katie Bennett on Heavenly-Minded Moms
October 11, 2018
Carmen talks with Barna Research President David Kinnaman who shares insights into Christian vocation. Then, Katie Bennett highlights her 90 day journal Heavenly Minded Mom.
Reconnect One: The Pace of Grace
Do you make lists? I do. I have a list for the day, the week, the month, the year, and lists in my mind related to the future. Many things on my list do not get done. I migrate some things from one day to the next or one year to the next but the […]
Connecting Faith 10-10-18 | Will Ford and Matt Lockett on Racial Reconciliation
October 10, 2018
There is hope to heal the racial divide in America. Will Ford and Matt Lockett address this and share the keys to becoming a counter-cultural dreamer and changing the world around you. Their book is The Dream King.
Connecting Faith 10-9-18 | Dr. Michael Heiser on Angels and What the Bible Says About Them
October 9, 2018
The Bible contains many stories about angels. Dr. Michael Heiser cuts through the myths and misunderstandings and looks at what the Bible really says about angels.