The Reconnect Tuesday 4-19-16
April 19, 2016
“Bathroom bills” or “sexual identity and gender orientation” laws are hot in the news, but we step away from the politics and actually enter into a conversation on these questions. As Christians, we must speak up for God’s good design for humankind and acknowledge that to follow Jesus means to bring every part of life into submission […]
The Reconnect Monday 4-18-16
April 18, 2016
It’s Tax Day. Our finances and giving reflect our values. As Jesus said, where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. We can expand that discussion into the presidential race, because the finances of the candidates reveal their character. When it comes to candidates’ character, in a recent radio interview Donald Trump shared […]
The Reconnect Friday 4-15-16
April 15, 2016
Religious liberty attorney Forrest Norman joins us. He notes there has been a recent shift in the understanding of our First Freedom– toward a limiting “freedom of worship” and away from the constitutionally-guaranteed freedom of exercise. We discuss Mississippi’s religious freedom bill, which seeks to protect individuals and religiously-affiliated organizations from discrimination for holding to deeply-held religious beliefs.
The Reconnect Thursday 4-14-16
April 14, 2016
Gallup released a poll this week showing the number of Americans who worry “a great deal” about race relations has risen to 35%, doubling in the last two years and the highest since the firm started asking this question. Dr. Russell Moore, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, joins us to discuss human dignity and […]
The Reconnect Wednesday 4-13-16
April 13, 2016
Eric Teetsel, fresh off the Rubio campaign, joins us to discuss Christian leadership in the public square. All Christians are given the mandate to pray for political leaders. And take a step back: Christ’s Kingdom is not of this world.
The Reconnect Tuesday 4-12-2016
April 12, 2016
Scientists discover a new “Darwin’s Tree of Life.” As Christians, we get to bring the real Tree of Life back into the conversation. Denny Burk joins us to discuss porn culture as a civilizational calamity. A generation of men have grown up not knowing how to be men anymore. This is a spiritual crisis affecting both […]
The Reconnect Monday 4-11-2016
April 11, 2016
Ed Stetzer joins us to help define “evangelical.” This is more than a political term or a voting bloc. The Pope has issued a much anticipated teaching but what he’s teaching was certainly unexpected. Some Roman Catholics are cheering the teaching that encourages more grace related to Catholics who are divorced. The story of the […]
The Reconnect Friday 4-8-2016
April 8, 2016
“In God We Trust” is our national motto, but do we ever wonder, in what “God” are we trusting? There’s been a recent move from states and localities around the country to put the national motto on police cars and in schools. Is it helping us spread the gospel? Carmen asks: when people say we […]
The Reconnect Thursday 4-7-16
April 7, 2016
Carmen discusses in depth the importance of the Christian worldview in a “culture obsessed with relativism” with apologist Alex McFarland. He shares the latest on his new book, The God You Thought You Knew and stories from his personal walk of faith. Alex challenges Christians: a skeptical world calls us to greater authenticity.
The Reconnect Wednesday 4-6-16
April 6, 2016
Robert Nicholson of the Philos Project joins The Reconnect to give an update on what is happening on the ground in the Middle East for Christians and religious minorities. He helps us answer the questions: Why does a genocide designation matter? What can the Church in West do to help our persecuted brothers and sisters?