Storks vs Drones
June 22, 2016
Remember when storks would deliver babies? This idea is such a ubiquitous part of our collective understanding that the mere mention of a stork makes people think of the arrival of a baby. It is featured in movies, stories, and even commercials, like this one from job-searching website Monster.com. Imagine instead that instead of delivering […]
The Reconnect 6-20-16
June 20, 2016
We look at two examples of how to use your platform, courtesy of the NBA finals: LeBron James and Stephen Curry. The Department of Justice first releases a redacted transcript of the Orlando shooters conversations with 911 and hostage negotiators, scrubbing mentions of ISIS. But after public pressure, DOJ releases the entire transcript–unredacted.
The Reconnect 6-17-16 | Dr Michelle Watson – The Abba Project
June 17, 2016
With Father’s Day on Sunday, we take a look at the important relationship between dads and daughters. Dr. Michelle Watson, founder of The Abba Project and author, provides some practical tools and ideas to help dads “dial in” to their daughters and connect with them.
The Reconnect 6-16-16
June 16, 2016
How is Congress responding to the Orlando shooting? Rep. David Brat (R-VA) joins us. Then, we talk about where the conversation is headed now: guns. And, following the recovery of the 2 year old’s body who was dragged under water by an alligator at Disney, we ask where is God in times of great suffering?
CBN News Interview: Orlando Tragedy Is a Defining Moment for the Church
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak with CBN News regarding the Church response to the Orlando shooting. Watch here and read more at CBN News.
The Reconnect 6-15-16
June 15, 2016
Following the horrific shooting in Orlando, some have turned to blaming Christians. We discuss how to respond with grace and truth of the gospel. In another news story, the Southern Baptist Convention voted to repudiate the Confederate Battle Flag.
The Reconnect 6-14-16 | Abdu Murray – Christian Response to Evil
June 14, 2016
We continue to grapple with the aftermath of the Orlando attack and consider today how we can connect with Muslim neighbors and friends. Abdu Murray, a lawyer and former Muslim, now North American Director of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, joins us to discuss our gospel response and remind us we are called to be bold. To find […]
The Reconnect 6-13-16 | Orlando Nightclub Shooting
June 13, 2016
A terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL, took 49 lives– the deadliest mass shooting in American history. God places extraordinary value on human life because we are the very image bearers of God. To take a human life is a crime against the image of God in the other person. We grieve […]
How the hate (or love) in one man’s heart can change everything
When a lone gunman entered the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early Sunday morning we have insight into what he was thinking. “Law enforcement sources told NBC News he swore allegiance to the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in a phone call to 911 moments before the rampage at the Pulse Nightclub.” To say […]
You cannot acknowledge what you do not know; Learning from Donald Trump
June 10, 2016
Who Do You Say Jesus Is? You can know a lot and still not know the most important things. You can think you are the smartest, most influential, most important person in a room and be totally wrong. You can attain great wealth and remain in spiritual poverty. You can be self-righteous and still be […]