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Tim Fuller is a Producer for KNKT and Star-88 Radio. He is also a college student at the University of New Mexico. Tim explains some of the challenges college students are facing in these uncertain times, and he offers some encouragement. Jim also asks the question, “What have we learned this week on ABQ Connect?”

Jeremiah Bitsui is a Christian Native American actor, known for playing a less than savory character, Victor, in the AMC series Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad.  He is also known for his work as Eagle Flies in the video game Red Dead Redemption 2. Jeremiah enjoys playing a “bad guy,” on television, and then getting back to “real life” with his wife and daughter. You can connect with Jeremiah on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jeremiah.bitsui/.

Sarah is the owner and founder of High Desert Hospice in Albuquerque. She joins ABQ Connect today to let us know that High Desert Hospice is open for business to support people during this difficult time.  Her team is well equipped and committed to providing the best in-home hospice care during and after the COVID-19 Corona Virus Pandemic. For information call 505-585-2603 or go to High Desert Hospice on the web.

Amanda is the Women’s Program Director for Steelbridge Transformation Center in Albuquerque. She is joined on the program today by residents Chez and Deserae Bradford. Steelbridge offers a program that incorporates counseling, behavioral health services, and spiritual guidance. Their goal is to break the cycle of poverty, addiction, and trauma.  Amanda appeals to our listeners to come alongside Steelbridge to volunteer, and support the ministry financially.  Your heart will be touched listening to Chez and Deserae share their journey from addiction and homelessness to hope!  For more information about Steelbridge go to https://www.mysteelbridge.org/.

Dr. Peercy is the President of the Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) Board of Directors. Brian Alarid is the President of America Prays. The Albuquerque Public Schools is working to provide Resources for Learning at Home as our community fights the COVID-19 Corona Virus pandemic, https://www.aps.edu/news/coronavirus/at-home-educational-resources-for-families.

The APS team of dedicated teachers, food service employees,  and administrators are going above the call of duty to also help provide “Grab and Go Meals” for students and their families. For more information about services provided by APS while schools are closed please go to https://www.aps.edu/.

Brian Alarid is the President of New Mexico prays. He is a frequent contributor to ABQ Connect. Brian encourages our listeners to trust God in this difficult time, He also asks all of us to be generous and give to a charity like Feed New Mexico Kids to make sure everyone has food during this difficult time.  For information about New Mexico Prays go to https://www.americaprays.org/newmexico/.



Brian Cochran is a Certified Financial Planner with John Moore Associates.  He joins the program today in the middle of one of the most volatile financial markets of all time. My favorite quote from him today among many is, “Time in the market is more important than timing the market.” He shares with us five principals for investing in a down market.  I was also encouraged when he challenged our listeners with this statement, “What a time to trust God, assess priorities, spend extra time with family, and be generous to people in need.” For more information about investing go to https://www.johnmoore.com/.

Daniel McCabe is an Assistant Pastor with Legacy Church https://www.legacychurchnm.com/. As we are all faced with uncertainty in our lives today because of the Corona Virus, Daniel assures our listeners that Legacy Church is ready to help.  The Church is now distributing “Care Packages” to people in need. Services are now streaming live online. Volunteers are manning the phones at 505-831-0961. The outreach ministries of Legacy Church, which include Steelbridge, Expect a Miracle, and Feed New Mexico Kids, are running full speed ahead.

Pastor Cesar Loya oversees the Missions Department of Calvary Church. You will hear his heart teaching us to  “listen to people, and not lung at them” as we build relationships and share our faith. The following is a list of web links to the Missionaries currently working throughout the world from Calvary Albuquerque:

Bill and Renee Martin
Carlos and Sylvia Garcia
Kathy Scott
Beverly Rich
Landoll and Angie Benally
Lorraine and Celestino Lamar
Slavé and Lovorka Velesanov
Servy and Maria Pardo
Laurie J
Doug and Lisa Keen

Ray explains why secular historical geologists ignore the geological, archaeological, and biblical evidence for the flood described in Genesis 6-9. He has a great website with a lot of free information about creation science and bible study http://forhisglorynm.com/. For current information about Creation Science Fellowship go to  http://csfnm.org/.

Paul Gessing is the President of the Rio Grande Foundation https://riograndefoundation.org/. The mission of the Rio Grande Foundation is to increase liberty and prosperity for all of New Mexico by informing citizens of the importance of individual freedom, limited government, and economic opportunity. Paul is a regular contributor to ABQ Connect. These are the topics we cover in today’s interview with links to additional information:

Does the COVID-19 virus justify mandatory paid sick leave?


Pat Davis wants to crack down on plastic bags. Could there be a worse idea?


RGF complaint against Mayor Keller for his use of City website to campaign for GO Bonds and Democracy Dollars: