The Reconnect 6-27-16
June 28, 2016
A re-run of June 3rd show on feminism: You may not want to realize or admit it, but our understanding of womanhood is more likely shaped by the culture around us, rather than the Bible. The feminist movement has influenced our understanding more than we may know– it is akin to the water in which we swim. We […]
The Reconnect 6-24-16 | Kevin Palau & Church and State Partnership
June 24, 2016
How do we serve the city? Kevin Palau shares the story of how churches in Portland, OR, built an unlikely relationship with city officials to serve the city. The Olympics are coming up, but the 2016 Games are already making history with the first-ever refugee team.
The Reconnect 6-23-16 | Supreme Court Blocks Obama Immigration Plan
First, the US Supreme Court held in a 4-4 tie vote a lower court’s decision to block the Obama Administration’s immigration program to shield 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. As Christians who are pro-life and pro-family, how can we enter into the politically charged conversation of immigration? We also interview two people with very distinct perspectives on […]
The Reconnect 6-22-16 | Joseph Loconte & What is Brexit
June 23, 2016
Are you wondering what exactly is Brexit? Joseph Loconte of King’s College and The Providence Magazine joins us to explain what we need to know. We also discuss the ongoing sit-in on the House floor related to gun control and reactions to Trump’s meeting with 1,000 evangelicals.
The Reconnect 6-21-17
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 […]