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Brian Cochran is a Certified Kingdom Advisor and the President of John Moore Associates. Working with investors to approach their investments from a Biblical viewpoint is his way of serving people, especially when there is some volatility in the investment markets. He said, “Sometimes people need that calming presence because of turmoil in their lives. God wants us to live without fear. Finances often create fear and uncertainty in people’s lives. People are not generous when they are fearful. Generosity and fear do not coexist. If we can remove that fear, it helps people be more content, more at peace, and more generous.”

1 John 4:18-19: Such love has no fear because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, which shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love. 19 We love each other because he loved us first. NLT

On September 20, 2021, Scientific Reports Journal announced, “A Tunguska-sized airburst destroyed Tall el-Hammam, a Middle Bronze Age city in the Jordan Valley near the Dead Sea,”  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-97778-3.

Archeologists Dr. Steven Collins and Dr. Gary Byers have supervised the excavation at Tall el-Hammam for over 15 years. They believe the site is the ancient city of Sodom, as described in Genesis 19:24–29. Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven,  and He overthrew those cities, and all the valley, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and what grew on the ground. But his wife, from behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt. Now Abraham arose early in the morning and went to the place where he had stood before the Lord; and he looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the valley, and he saw, and behold, the smoke of the land ascended like the smoke of a furnace. Thus, it came about, when God destroyed the cities of the valley, that God remembered Abraham and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow when He overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.

Tracy Rodden is a volunteer for Feed New Mexico Kids. She said, “We can end childhood hunger in New Mexico!” You can find out HOW YOU CAN HELP FEED NEW MEXICO KIDS on Friday night, October 22, 2021, from 7-9 at Calvary Church Westside, 6051 Winterhaven Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM.   Tickets are available at    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/feed-new-mexico-kids-awareness-event-tickets-164360583931.

Levi Lusko is the Senior Pastor of Fresh Life Church based in Kalispell, Montana. His new book is a devotional for children called “Roar Like a Lion.” https://www.roarlikealionbook.com/. He said, “What all need right now is Hope!  If we are grounded to heaven, with our hearts set on heaven, it will give us peace and strength to navigate life on earth.”

Information about Levi’s books is available at https://levilusko.com/.

Shelley Repp is the Executive Director of the New Mexico Dream Center. Daily her team is out on the streets of Albuquerque trying to rescue minors from the enslavement of sex traffickers. Shelley said, “When someone is in a trafficking situation, they can not see out of it. You live in there until there is some interruption.” The New Mexico Dream Center wants to be that interruption of hope for these children. If you suspect a person is being trafficked, call 911. The Ministry of the New Mexico Dream Center is available online at https://www.nmdreamcenter.org/ or call (505) 900-3833.

Drop into the Harbor at 126 General Chennault St. NE ABQ, NM 87123 if you need help!

Celia Cortez is a write-in candidate for the Albuquerque Public School Board, District 6. She said, “I would like to focus on elementary education. Literacy and math are the foundation.” Information about Celia and her candidacy is available online at http://celiacortezforapsschoolboard.com/.

Cross Christian Fellowship Senior Pastor Scott Thom invites you to “Meet Me in the Park Outreach” Friday evenings at 6:00 pm, North Domingo Baca Park, 7521 Carmel Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM,  87113. He will be available to answer your specific questions about the Bible. Please bring a chair or a blanket. Pastor Scott is planning his next Shepherd school starting in January 2022. The Shepherd School is mentor-driven, has no standard tests or grades but prepares men to have deep character and thinking. Apply online now at https://www.crossfellowship.org/resources/bible-college/.

Cross Christian Fellowship is located at 6721 Edith Blvd NE Suite B, Albuquerque NM  87113. Service times are 10:00 am Sundays, and Wednesday evenings online at 7:00.

Phone: (505) 990-7588

Email: info@CrossFellowship.org

The Route 66 West Fest is this Saturday, September 25, 2021, 11:00 am-6:00 pm, at the Ted M. Gallegos Community Center, 6900 Gonzales Rd. SW, Albuquerque, NM  87121. The event will include a Car Show, Live Entertainment, Food Trucks, and Arte Escondido Art Display. Luis Hernandez Jr. is the Executive Director of the Non-Profit West Central Community Development Group. Find out more information about the community, business opportunities, and upcoming events here: https://www.wccdg.org/.

 

Awaken Church is a growing Christian Church community in Rio Rancho, NM. Co-Pastor, Justin Chaplin and his wife Deneen and Co-Pastor, Matt Flores, with his wife Krystal, talk about marriage and how God surrounds them with “people for their marriages” to strengthen their relationships and their ministry. Deneen said, “I used to think a healthy marriage was the absence of conflict, and that’s just not true. You have to be fighting toward something; it’s just learning not to fight with each other.”

Awaken Church meets each Sunday morning at 9:00 and 11:00 in the McDermott Athletic Center, 801 Loma Colorado Blvd NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. Click on the links for more information.