November 12, 2018
California Fire | Disaster Preparation with John Matthews | Bruce Ashford on the loneliness epidemic
#Praythenews over the destruction by fire in California. 31 people are dead and more than 200 are unaccounted for in the town of Paradise. In areas outside of this tragedy, and with great sensitivity, consider how headlines from the news coverage can be used to talk with others about paradise lost.
Former police chief John Matthews talked about being proactive to protect our families in the event of an unforeseen emergency. He gave practical tips for talking about things with our children, creating family emergency plans and teaching situational awareness.
Bruce Ashford is Provost and Professor of Theology & Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author or co-author of six books, including Letters to an American Christian, One Nation Under God: A Christian Hope for American Politics, and Every Square Inch: An Introduction to Cultural Engagement for Christians. He and Carmen talked about the loneliness epidemic and the importance for believers to embrace the community of believers.