June 28, 2018
Connecting Faith 6-28-18 | Roe v. Wade Status | Scott McConnell on Church Commitment | Stephen Black on Freedom Realized
Is Roe v. Wade on its way out? With the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Trump has the opportunity to appoint another Supreme Court Justice. Some have commented that the overturning of Roe v. Wade is a strong possibility. Let’s be praying in humility for a life-honoring future in our country.
Scott McConnell, Executive Director of LifeWay Research, talked about the latest research about why people leave churches. Among the findings is a demonstration that older generations are likely to be more committed to their church than younger generations.
Stephen Black, Executive Director of First Stone ministries and co-founder of The Restored Hope Network, shared his personal story of freedom from a gay-identified lifestyle. We discussed the Gay Christian Movement, the long process to deep healing and restoration and the need for churches to step into mentorship and support in this area.