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“We need our history in order to grow!  There are only two constructive things we can do with our past. Learn from it and grow from it,” said Pastor Eric Lamb. Eric is an Associate Pastor with Calvary Church. His wife Cherita Lamb is an Educator with the Albuquerque Public Schools, and she volunteers with the Life Quest Ministry assisting incarcerated youth. The topic of our conversation today is race relations.

John Moore Associates uses timeless, transcendent Biblical Principles to help investors manage their money. Brian Cochran is a Certified Financial Planner with John Moore Associates. In this episode, he talks about how fear is leading some investors as they make investment decisions.  Brian said, “Many people make dramatic financial decisions based upon an imagined future reality.”  You will be encouraged to calm your fears by Brian on the show today! Go to https://www.johnmoore.com/ and click on the “insights” tab for more information about investing.

Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Albuquerque provides free and confidential services in Albuquerque and the surrounding areas. The ministry also provides help for those who hurt after an abortion. Director Client Services said, “Instead of sitting silently in the pews, I think there is an opportunity for us to reach out to women and realize that we are forgiven and set free, and we have to allow God to reconcile that in our hearts.” Care Net Executive Director Stephanie Luke and Virginia personally understand the trauma of having an abortion.  “Mourning for Joy” is just one of many FREE services available through Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Albuquerque.

New Mexico Men Of Honor invites men from all over New Mexico to join them on Friday night, January 29, 2021, for an evening of fellowship and encouragement at New Beginnings Church, 4770 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. The facility will open up at 5:00 pm with food trucks and conversation. Worship begins at 6:30 pm. Dennis Poper, Co-Chair of New Mexico Men of Honor, and New Beginnings Church Senior Pastor Richard Mansfield will be hosting the FREE event. Judge Vance Day, President of Promise Keepers, will be joining the event remotely.

New Mexico Men of Honor are bringing men together from churches all over New Mexico to fellowship together about life with Jesus. The goal is to unite and inspire men to be better husbands, fathers, and spiritual leaders. Click on the links for more details.

The Promise Keepers Men’s Marriage Summit begins January 23, 2021. The virtual event is a three-week challenge to renew your marriage for life. July 16-17. 2021, Promise Keepers is planning their 2021 Men’s Conference at AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys).  Sign up for these events on the Promise Keepers website at https://promisekeepers.org/.

 

Ray Mondragon is a teacher with the Creation Science Fellowship of New Mexico and Chafer Theological Seminary. If you have questions about the actual “science” claimed by evolutionists, Ray has some answers for you.  For example, according to some scientists, “Mutation is the engine of evolution in that it generates the genetic variation on which the evolutionary process depends.” Ray says, “Mutations are not an adequate mechanism to make evolution work because they are:”

1. Rare – (not occurring very often)
2. Unpredictable – (no regular pattern of development)
3. Harmful – (life is harmed)
4. Genetic Burden – (disease occur as a result of inherited traits)
5. Pathological – (nature of a physical or mental disease)
6. Rejection – (no reproduction)
7. Information Loss – (Components of DNA are lost, not gained)

New Mexico ranks second in the nation for childhood bereavement, with 1 in 10 children experiencing a parent or sibling’s death by the age of 18. For over 20 years, the Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico has provided compassionate services to children and adults facing the loss of a loved one.

Amanda is the Manager of the Center for Hope and Healing, and Suzie is the Director of Development for the Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico. The Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico will be hosting their 15th Annual Healing Hearts event on Friday, February 12th, from noon to 1:00 PM. The event will be held virtually via Zoom with heartwarming videos, presentations, and a silent auction. Please click on the links for information about giving and volunteering.

Rio Grande Foundation President Paul Gessing and Intern Clint Pagurko anticipate the policy proposals to be considered during the upcoming 60-day session of the New Mexico Legislature. These are some of the topics Paul and Clint cover for us on the show today:

 

ABQ GOD’S TALENT show is Friday, March 19, 2021, at 7 pm, at Hoffmantown Church 8888 Harper Blvd NE 87111. The deadline to audition “online” is Friday, February 26, 2021. Mariasari and Terry Janow, Owners of Janow Academy of Music, Hoffmantown Church, and Hope Christian School, are joining forces with the Albuquerque business community to sponsor the event. To audition, please go to https://abqgodstalent.com/ and follow the instructions. Call Janow Academy of Music with questions (505) 238-2966.

Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home provides a safe, secure, loving home for children that have been abused, neglected, and abandoned. Sharon Roberson, Director of Campus Life for the Ministry, joins Britton Pruit, Director of Development, on the show to talk about the ministry’s needs.  They paint for us a before and after picture of the kids blessed by living in a supportive, loving Christian home. Support Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home by going to their website at http://acch4kids.org/.

New Mexico leads the nation in childhood hunger. Businesswoman Holly Slade Founded Feed New Mexico Kids to help provide food for children on the weekends. Holly said, “If a child does not have food, how safe do you think they feel?” Holly’s goal is to be part of eliminating food insecurity for children in New Mexico. Help Holly feed our children by supporting Feed New Mexico Kids https://feednmkids.com/.