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The Jesus Music Movement was new, fresh, loud, and exciting for people who had never heard Christian music sound like anything more than a traditional hymnal or Christmas song. Tracks of Light host Rudy Grande shares a story about Jamie Owens Collins, American Contemporary Christian music composer, singer, and songwriter. She said, “They (church leaders) didn’t like the music we did, but they gave us the room to do it because that was the gift God gave us at the time so that we could lead a generation of people.”

“God started something back in the ’60s and ’70s, and it’s still here today. He is waking up a lot of kids today with their own kind of music that I may not like, but you know what; it is ministering to this generation,” Rudy said. Listen to Tracks of Light Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 6:00 pm on 88.3 KLYT or online worldwide at https://www.klyt.fm/.

The Calvary Church Christmas Toy Drive is moving full tilt through December 22, 2021. Zanetta Crocker and Allison Acree are the Community Outreach Team for Calvary Church. Toys will be distributed to parents to wrap and give to their children for Christmas!  Toys, wrapping paper, tape, and other non-toy gifts like blankets and backpacks are needed! Please drop off toys and gifts at Calvary Church, 4001 Osuna Rd. NE, Albuquerque, NM  87109 before noon on December 22, 2021.  More information is available at https://calvarynm.church/.

Wendy Miner is the Executive Director of Magnify Dance Ensemble and Christmas Joy. She said, “Christmas Joy is the gospel, the birth of Jesus told through dance.” Guest Artist and Christmas Joy Alumni Lindsay Dekleva join Wendy to talk about her love for the show and the ministry of Christmas Joy.  The show is Saturday, December 11, 2021, with two performances, 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm, and Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 2:00 pm, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102).  Tickets are available at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Box Office at nhhccnm.org.

Parents and Dancers interested in becoming part of Christmas Joy should contact Wendy Miner at https://www.magnifydancecenter.com/.

Jazmine Goodman and Shanteyl Leeson are the Outreach Team with the New Mexico Dream Center. Their website declares, “We believe that broken dreams are more than just endings; they’re also opportunities for new beginnings. The sadness and hopelessness can give way to peace and joy and restoration!” Shanteyl said, “What sets us apart from the trafficker (in the eyes of the child victim of sex trafficking) is our love for them, relationship, taking the time to respect them, and respecting their choices.”

Volunteers, financial resources, and supplies are needed to help young people held captive in sex trafficking. For more information, go to https://www.nmdreamcenter.org/.

The New Mexico Dream Center 24/7 Emergency Human Trafficking Hotline: 505.504.1301

1 John 4:12: No one has ever seen God, but if we love one another, God lives in union with us, and his love is made perfect in us. GNT

 

Clarence Washington Sr. said that the tenants of “our founding documents are self-healing,” He is the author of a new four-book series called Hijacked: How Dr. King’s Dream Became a Nightmare.  In Volume-4: “The Recovery,” he says, “The weeds have almost taken control of the garden because the watchmen on the walls, the pastors and other spiritual leaders of our nation, have fallen into a spiritual stupor—knowingly or unknowingly supporting the hijackers. And so, in many cases, because of the lack of discernment by the church, the hijacking political-social-civil activists and liberal-thinking religious institutions are determining the thinking of the people who claim to be the blood-bought body of Christ. A good example of this is that the majority of Black Christians who attend traditional Black churches in America are confused about the spiritual content and substance of Dr. King’s dream. They are confused about what it means and how they should apply it to their daily Christian lives and their politics in particular.”

Find Pastor Clarence Washington Sr.’s books at https://clarencewashingtonauthor.com/.

 

Jennifer Bryant is a Registered Dietician, Nutritionist, and Certified Diabetic Educator. Her business is called Nourished Nutrition Counseling. Jennifer talks about shame and guilt regarding food and intentional eating in this episode. In her recent article “Freedom From Shame and Guilt,” she says, “It might be helpful to begin to understand if you have specific patterns of sin related to your eating.  For example, are you elevating your health, body, or food as more important than God? Are you overeating frequently in search of comfort or pleasure? Is your time at the gym more important than time in God’s word? Do you turn down offers for dinner with friends due to your diet restrictions? Do you walk into a room and compare your physical appearance to others in the room?

More information and lots of delicious recipes are available from https://nourishednutritioncounseling.com/.

John Chitwood, owner of Southern Boulevard Automotive Repair in Rio Rancho, is a teacher’s assistant with Calvary College. He is a long-time sponsor of the ministry programming on KLYT Radio. He answers automotive repair questions for our listeners in this episode, and you will hear his passion for Bible study and his desire to share his faith in Jesus with everyone! Find out more about Southern Blvd Automotive Repair here: https://www.southernblvdautomotive.com/.

“The first day of class is a review of all things end times,” said Professor Nelson Walker about his upcoming Calvary College Class on the Study of End Times. Registrar Katherine Gardner said, “Applications are now being accepted for the spring semester of 2022.” Calvary College offers you the flexibility to get your education in a way that works with your schedule. Go to https://calvarychurchcollege.com/.

Estate Lawyer, John Sandager, gives us a fresh Biblical perspective on estate planning and managing our possessions and financial assets. He said, “Who does everything belong to? We are managing God’s assets.”

Psalm 24: 1-2:  The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him.

The LeFever Portrait is a new unique multiexposure fine art concept of portraiture offered by Artist Jeff LeFever. His friend and collaborator, Dr. Brian Nixon  Jeff, talk about fine art, beauty, and how they both love to share it with God’s people. Jeff said, “Art is a bridge. There is a person that created it. They had an expression. They put that expression out there. Someone else sees it. They see it and pull from it based on their own experience. They get ideas, and this becomes the bridge of communication.”

Find out more about Jeff LeFever’s work at https://www.lefever.com.  Brian Nixon is a musician, poet, artist, and author. Information about Brian’s work is available at  https://www.facebook.com/BrianCharlesNixon.