The Reconnect 4-28-16
April 28, 2016
Apostasy laws are right now impacting religious minorities around the world, and today we focus on what is happening in the Middle East, specifically Pakistan. As Christians, we need to be aware of the reality millions of people are living under every day. Professor Joseph Loconte of The King’s College provides insight on these laws and why […]
Joe Loconte: Wake up America to Apostasy Laws
Today on The Reconnect, we are talking about something that may seem far removed from our American lives but is right now affecting millions of people around the world: apostasy laws. These apostasy laws make it a criminal offense to disagree with the state-sponsored religion. In some countries, apostasy is a capital offense. These laws […]
Stop Genocide: it is time to go beyond words
April 27, 2016
House Resolution 1150, the Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act of 2015, to amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to improve the ability of the United States to advance religious freedom globally, passed the House Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, April 26. That moves us another step along the path toward action […]
The Reconnect 4-27-16
We think of college as a place to prepare young people for adulthood, and for academic rigor and open debate about ideas. But it has been taken over lately by viewpoint discrimination and what some call “participating in their own infantilization.” This means we need to be preparing our young people to be outliers on college campuses and to speak […]
The Reconnect 4-26-16
Five more states hold their primaries today, and many are wondering what will happen next in the race for the White House. Leigh Munsil, Political Editor of The Blaze, provided insight and analysis of the race, and on how the candidates have used faith in appealing to voters– successfully or not.
April 25, 2016
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The Reconnect 4-25-16
Election season is in full swing, so we are asking the question how should a Christian vote? This is a difficult question made even more so when we may not have particularly good options before us. Dr. Russell Moore joins us to discuss holding the “long view” of history and being good stewards of our […]
The Reconnect 4-22-16 | Should Christians Boycott Target?
April 22, 2016
We had a great, lively conversation for our first “Free for all Friday.” Is a boycott of Target the way to go? We talked about other positive alternatives Christians could employ in response to Target’s policy for bathrooms and dressing rooms.
Why boycotting Target is off target
Advocates of traditional family values are calling for a boycott of Target in response to the retail giant’s announcement that they allow transgender people to use the restroom and dressing room that aligns with their preferred gender identity. The other way of saying this is that grown men have unrestricted and no-questions-asked access to bathrooms […]
The Reconnect 4-21-16
April 21, 2016
Homelessness affects more people than we may think, but yet we can struggle to truly “see” our homeless neighbors and may shrink back from engaging with homeless people like people. Joel Miller, who has years of experience working with people who are homeless in Orlando, FL shared with us great perspective and information on how […]