January 6, 2020
Carmen leads off with a brief commentary about Planned Parenthood’s record breaking year and the coming division in the United Methodist Church.
Drew Griffin, editor of Providence Magazine, joins Carmen live from Jerusalem for an on the ground report about rising tensions with Iran following the execution of Qassem Soleimani by U.S. guided drone missile last week. Everyone expects retaliation by Iran or its proxies in the region.
Ruth Kramer from Mission Network News shares updates from Christians in Indonesia following historic flooding in the capital city of Jakarta. Efforts are moving from rescue and recovery to relief for the population of more than 10 million. Christians comprise less than 10% of Indonesia’s population. Ruth also offered updates from partners in Iraq and then share very hopeful news about the prospects for evangelism and church planting in Japan which hosts the 2020 Summer Olympic games.