August 7, 2017
The Reconnect 8-7-17 | Escalating tensions with North Korea | Christian views of poverty | Good God with Lucas Miles
Are we escalating toward war with North Korea? Last week, U.S. Congress passed and President Trump signed new sanctions. Saturday, U.N. Security Council unanimously passed enhanced sanctions , including “yes” votes from both Russia and China. We look at what this means for the people of North Korea. Recommended Listen: Hugh Hewitt interviews National Security Adviser M.R. McMaster.
In a recent survey by The Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation, religion is a significant predictor on how Americans view poverty. Christians are more likely to say poverty is a result of personal lack of effort or moral failings. Why is that? (More commentary in our Must Read Mondays.)
Our guest today is asking the question very publicly that people are really afraid to ask: Does God make bad things happen so He can have the glory? Pastor Lucas Miles joins us to discuss his book: Good God: The One We Want to Believe In but Are Afraid to Embrace.
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