Rallying to the white flag of surrender: a call to Christians in a day of division
July 11, 2016
Flags are flying at half-staff in America. Again. This past week, our country was again torn apart with acts of violence. America is existing in a fractured state. During times of grief and anger, it is easier to retreat into our own like-minded and homogenous-looking communities rather than risk reaching across divides. It is more […]
Must Read Monday: Black Churches in Pittsburgh, Russia Evangelism Law, more
Note: Today we are starting “Must Read Monday”– a weekly roundup of a few top news stories dealing with faith, culture and society. We know there is much to read and many things that demand our time and attention. That’s why we want to provide a quick guide to some of our picks of the […]
The Reconnect 7-8-16
July 8, 2016
A wrap up of the week: ambush kills five police officers in Dallas; Hillary Clinton escapes indictment and FBI Director Comey goes before Congress to explain; the Philadelphia Mayor tries to dictate doctrine to the Catholic Church.
The Reconnect 7-7-16
July 7, 2016
Former US Congressman Frank Wolf joins us to discuss religious liberty threats around the globe. One of the most pressing situations is the genocide happening at the hands of ISIS. Legislation bearing Rep. Wolf’s name to strengthen America’s efforts for religious freedom internationally has passed the House, but not the Senate. Find out more about the […]
Justice in Kenya: IJM Interview
There are millions of people around the world for whom a fair and just legal system simply does not exist. When systems and power structures favor those with resources and connections, they fail to protect the poor from violence. That is why the International Justice Mission is devoted to fighting for justice for the poor. […]
The Reconnect 7-6-16
In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was shot and killed in an altercation with police, and a bystander’s video of the shooting has gone viral. Trillia Newbell joins us to discuss what believers can and must do to lead in racial reconciliation. An International Justice Mission staff member was killed in Nairobi, Kenya, along with his […]
The Reconnect 7-5-16 | Hillary Clinton FBI Charges & Pope Apology
July 5, 2016
FBI recommends not pursuing charges against Hillary Clinton for her email practices while Secretary of State. Eli Wiesel, genocide survivor and one of the great moral speakers of our time, died over the weekend. A very bloody month of Ramadan comes to a close. The Pope called on the church to apologize to the LGBTQ community.
The Reconnect 7-4-16
Happy Independence Day! Rep. Trey Gowdy (SC-04) joins us to discuss the recent Benghazi report, why accountability matters and how the Christian worldview influences serving in Congress. Then, since it is the Fourth of July, we discuss what does freedom mean in the Christian worldview?
The Reconnect 7-1-16
July 1, 2016
When people encounter Jesus, it impacts every part of a person’s life. That’s what we are talking about today: change and the change we experience in Christ. Christopher Yuan shares his amazing story from drugs and prison, idolizing himself and living as a gay man to new life in Jesus. Dr. Yuan moved from equating his […]
The Reconnect 6-30-16
Today, we dive into religious liberty. The Supreme Court announced they will not consider a religious liberty case out of Washington state, dealing a blow to religious liberty advocates. Matt Staver of the Liberty Council joins us to discuss the recent action before the Supreme Court and upcoming issues he sees on the horizon.