The Reconnect 6-21-17
June 23, 2016
Trump meets with 1,000 evangelical leaders in New York City, with mixed responses. The Islamic Center attended by the Orlando shooter was at one time a church. Under read other headlines, Venezuela is descending into chaos, with food shortages ravaging the country, but a regional conference this week will put pressure on the President to […]
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?
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 […]
The Reconnect 6-10-16
June 10, 2016
Free for All Friday! Today, we touch on Trump’s answer to the question: Who do you say Jesus is? We also talk more about Muhammed Ali, and then discuss the impact of the message in the popular book and movie “Me Before You.”
The Reconnect 6-9-16
June 9, 2016
“The Greatest” Muhammed Ali passed away at the age of 74. This week his friends, family and many dignitaries and celebrities will gather to honor him and commemorate his life. Ali converted to Islam as a young man, and we discuss his life and faith. In reflecting on the death of an icon, we also need […]
The Reconnect 6-8-16 | Dr David Swanson & Eternal Significance of Work
June 8, 2016
The majority of us spend a huge proportion of our week engaged in work. Often, work feels like nothing more than a taskmaster, something we have to do for a paycheck so we can enjoy our vacations and weekends. Then we start it all again on Monday. Today, we rethink and reclaim our work as a meaningful part of God’s Kingdom […]