Updates from the GOP Convention
July 22, 2016
Each day last week, we heard analysis and udpates on the GOP Convention from on the ground in Cleveland. Mike Gallagher provided a look at the tenor of crowds outside and inside the event and predicted what Trump needed to do to consolidate the party. Kevin McCullough recapped the busy news day of Day 1 of […]
What in the world is happening in Turkey?
What in the world is happening in Turkey? Last Friday, an attempted military coup in Turkey failed. In response, Turkey’s President Erdogan is working to consolidate power and snuff out political dissent. He and his allies are “purging” the government of anyone he thinks supported the coup or sympathize with its organizers. So far that […]
Below the Fold: Fearfully and wonderfully made, in Legoland
Below the Fold is where we lift up stories and make connections that are designed to help you start or engage in others in conversations that may not initially appear to be about God but where the introduction of eternal principles can change not only the conversation but the course of another person’s thinking and […]
The Reconnect 7-21-16
July 21, 2016
See the GOP Convention through the eyes of a millennial believer with Nick Pitts of the Denison Forum. We also discuss Ted Cruz’s controversial speech. And if you are wondering, what in the world is happening in Turkey and why should we care, then listen in as Joe Loconte provides some insight.
Praying for Revival: Interview with Thabiti Anyabwile
Thabiti, or “Pastor T,” as he is called at Anacostia River Church in Washington, DC, joined the Reconnect Monday to discuss racism in America and how the gospel provides the way forward. Here are some brief excerpts from our conversation. Listen to full interview below. Why should we care? What we are dealing with is […]
The Reconnect 7-20-16
July 20, 2016
Hugh Hewitt called in to provide updates from the GOP Convention, as did Christian Broadcasting Network Washington Bureau Chief Robin Mazyck. One of the main questions discussed is what is the impact of VP nominee and outspoken Christian, Indiana Governor Mike Pence? Additionally, we look at the UNESCO debate about the future of The Temple Mount.
Crossing the Bridge of Racial Reconciliation in Baton Rouge
What does it look like to cross the bridge of racial reconciliation in Baton Rouge? Friend and Pastor of First Presbyterian Baton Rouge, Gerrit Dawson, shared a gospel vision for what reconciliation could look in the city. Listen to Pastor Gerrit Dawson’s interview on The Reconnect Tuesday: https://soundcloud.com/the-reconnect/tuesday-july-19-2016#t=25:08 His friend, Pastor Albert White, who is […]
The Reconnect 7-19-16
Nationally syndicated radio host Kevin McCullough provides an update from the Republican National Convention. Galen Carey, VP of National Association of Evangelicals discusses faith and the voting booth and what place does voting have in Christian responsibility. Then, Pastor Gerrit Dawson of First Pres Baton Rouge shares his vision for crossing the bridge of racial reconciliation in […]
Together 2016 Recap: Jesus Reset our Hearts
July 19, 2016
What would happen if Christians from around the country, of different backgrounds, races and ages, came together to praise Jesus? That was the vision of Together2016, a gathering on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on Saturday, June 16. It was a great joy to be with hundreds of thousands of my brothers and sisters […]
The Reconnect 7-18-16
July 18, 2016
The weekend brought more tragedy, as three officers were killed in Baton Rouge, LA. DC-based pastor Thabiti Anyabwile joins us for a frank discussion about racism and shares how the application of gospel is the answer. Nationally-syndicated talk radio host Mike Gallagher also provides an on-the-ground report from the GOP Convention in Cleveland.