Connecting Faith 12-10-18 | Phil Cooke on Making an Impact in the Digital Age | Whit Briskey on Legal Challenges for the Church
December 10, 2018
Film producer, media consultant, and author Phil Cooke shares how Christians can have real influence in the digital age. Then, attorney Whit Briskey of Mauck and Baker looks at the challenges on the legal horizon for churches and other religious non-profits.
Connecting Faith 12-7-18 | Ed Stetzer on the GC2 Summit | Religious Liberty and Human Flourishing with Travis Wussow
Ed Stetzer offers details on the upcoming GC2 Summit. Then, Travis Wusssow looks back on 2018 and what 2019 holds for religious liberty and human flourishing. Travis is Vice President of Public Policy for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.
Connecting Faith 12-6-18 | Chap Clark on being an Adoptive Church | Laura Richie on The Advent Storybook
December 7, 2018
What is the santification of culture and how can we be intentional about this advent season to consider why Jesus came? Carmen talks through the story of a school principal in Nebraska who essentially banned Christmas. Chap Clark a pastor, speaker, trainer, consultant and author or co-author of 25 books, including the award-winning Hurt 2.0: Inside the […]
Connecting Faith 12-5-18 | National Day of Mourning | Ratio Christi’s Eric Chabot on Holiday Conversations with College Students
December 6, 2018
Today is a National Day of Mourning for our 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush. There will be Scriptures read and hymns sung during the State Funeral that provide opportunities for us to enter into conversations as a witness to the reality of the Kingdom of Heaven. The National Cathedral, whose […]
Connecting Faith 12-4-18 | Lifeblood | Brandon Showalter on Recent Headlines | Kay Horner on The Christmas Dance
December 4, 2018
As we consider how we can pray and advocate for the 2-year-old in South Florida that needs a transfusion of a rare blood type, we are reminded how every one of us needs the life blood of Jesus Christ. Brandon Showalter, reporter for the Christian Post, talks with Carmen about two recent stories he has […]
Connecting Faith 12-3-18 | Remembering George H. W. Bush | Ellie Holcomb on Who Sang the First Song?
December 3, 2018
The last words of former president George H. W. Bush were “I love you too.” What might his first words in Heaven been? Honoring this man and his legacy will present opportunities for us to engage with our neighbors as we speculate about Heaven. Singer/songwriter and author Ellie Holcomb shares about the songwriting process, work […]
Connecting Faith 11-30-18 | Farming and Tending | Ashley Hales on Finding Holy in the Suburbs
November 30, 2018
In this holiday season, it’s easy to think, “I just can’t miss this sale!” Ashley Hales shares how less really is more and highlights her book Finding Holy in the Suburbs: Living Faithfully in the Land of Too Much.
Connecting Faith 11-29-18 | Life Expectancy | Family Worship Habits with Scott James
Pediatrician and Author Scott James shares some thoughts on enhancing family worship and discusses his book The Expected One: Anticipating All of Jesus in the Advent.
Connecting Faith 11-28-18 | HR 390 | Slave Bible | Jonathan Morrow on Generation Z
November 28, 2018
The House of Representatives has passed HR 390, the Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act, with unanimous support! Join us in celebrating and thanking our representatives. The Museum of the Bible is displaying an exhibit on the Slave Bible. This Bible had portions cut out that were deemed inappropriate for slaves to […]
Connecting Faith 11-27-18 | Gene-Edited Babies | Matthew Soerens on Immigration Reform
The world’s first gene-edited babies have been born. Investigations are being opened due the violation of current ethical guidelines for using Crispr technology. Are we as Christians ready to enter into this conversation? Matthew Soerens, Director of Church Mobilization at World Relief and author of Welcoming the Stranger, joined Carmen to talk about the latest immigration […]