The Reconnect 4-27-16
April 27, 2016
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.
The Reconnect 4-25-16
April 25, 2016
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.
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 […]
The Reconnect 4-20-16
April 20, 2016
It’s that time of year: prom! How does a Christian young person approach prom differently? We have the chance to talk with a High School senior about honoring your date and God on prom night and how “modest is hottest.”
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 […]