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“A disciple is a learner,” Karen Warin said. Dale and Karen are Navigators “Faith at Work Ministry” staff in Albuquerque. The Navigators is a community of friends of all ages who want to know God and Jesus Christ and love and encourage each other while walking through life together. The Navigators have ministry staff in communities throughout New Mexico, the United States, and worldwide. There are no prerequisites or specific affiliations required to participate in Navigators’ activities. Monthly Faith at Work meetings are scheduled each month combined with “Multiply Events” quarterly to challenge people to become “disciple-makers.” The Navigators offer the opportunity to engage in life-on-life relationships, recreation, and discipleship. For details, go to https://cities.navigators.org/albuquerque-nm.

Shelley Repp is the Executive Director of the New Mexico Dream Center.  The ministry provides services to survivors of human trafficking and youth experiencing homelessness. The agency believes that every human life is valuable to God. Shelley said, “When you look at those (children), who have come out of trafficking, you will see 80 % were in the child welfare system.” Children in the state’s legal custody are the most vulnerable population to the deceptions of sex traffickers. The New Mexico Dream Center also provides foster parent training and support resources. For more information about the New Mexico Dream Center, go to https://www.nmdreamcenter.org/ or call 505-900-3833.

Brian Cochran is the President of John Moore Associates. This episode focuses on building a financial plan on the foundation of contentment and other Biblical principles. Brian said, The key to Biblical principles is they are timeless and transcendent. They won’t change, and they apply to all people no matter their age, marital status, or net worth.”

Go to John Moore Associates on the web at https://www.johnmoore.com/ for information about Biblical Principles for managing money.

Casa de Mariposa (Butterfly House), Founding Board Members Doug and Roda Abrams are joined on the show by Judy Shoemaker, Former House Mom and volunteer.

Casa de Mariposa focuses on meeting the needs of pregnant women in vulnerable, untenable situations who have decided to keep their unborn child and indicate a genuine desire to have a life-changing experience. All pregnant women can apply to Casa de Mariposa regardless of race, religion, or national origin. In addition, the ministry has now expanded its services to include assistance to women with a child under 1-year of age.  For assistance, call 505-358-5341 or reach out to Casa de Mariposa on the web http://www.casademariposa.org/.

See details about the 2021 House of Hope Friendraiser event on July 25th on the web.

Kevin and Jenn Miller are raising a family in their 18th year of marriage. They are FUN! They are STRAIGHTFORWARD about building their relationship and how they are teaching their children about marriage. Kevin said, “Marriage is a picture of Christ in the Church (Ephesians 5). So if the model of marriage is about us preaching the Gospel through our relationship, it seems it would only make sense for dating to be preparation for that picture.”

Kevin is an Executive Pastor with Calvary Church, and Jenn is a singer serving as a volunteer as part of the worship team at the church.

 

The FIRST-EVER VULNERABLE NO MORE EVENT is June 18, 2021, from 6-8 pm. at the Central Campus of Legacy Church. The event will also be streamed live online: https://www.fortheone.one/. Women are invited to attend FREE!

The VULNERABLE NO MORE EVENT is designed to reach and equip youth and young adults BEFORE sex traffickers, recruiters and groomers do. The goal is to identify predators and reveal their strategies. For the One will equip women with response tools designed to transform them from a targeted population to Warriors who are Vulnerable No More! 

Toya Kaplan is the Founder of the For the One Ministry. Michelle Schroff is the Founder of the Aspen Project and ZOE,  providing mentor programs, parenting classes, adoption, and foster care advisement. For more information about Michelle, Aspen Project, and ZOE, go to https://www.aspenproject.org/.

Registration is required https://www.vulnerablenomore.org/. THE EVENT IS FREE!

The mission of Folds Of Honor (501 (c)3) and their New Mexico Chapter is to provide scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members. Colonel James (Jim) Quick said, “Being called upon to help a family is a Godly thing. We are very touched by the opportunity to help people who need our help, to bridge the gap between a family that has suffered a devasting loss or disabling injury and the educational needs of the spouse or kids left behind. Our goal is to make sure nobody is left behind!”

For information about scholarship opportunities or to provide financial support for the mission, contact Folds of Honor New Mexico at https://foldsofhonor.org/.

John is the President of LifeQuest USA. The ministry provides critical support services to help New Mexico youth
overcome their past challenges and build resilience for the future. John said, “We are all on this journey together. We all fall short; we all struggle, getting by day today. It is so much easier if you do it (life) with somebody else. ”

Find more details about supporting LifeQuest USA and the ministry opportunities available as a mentor here: https://lifequestusa.org/.

Pastor Brian Nixon oversees education and publishing for Calvary Church. Calvary Church is now taking K-2 applications for the new Calvary Elementary School. Brian explains the approach to education at Calvary Elementary.

In addition, Brian’s new book, Beauty and the Banana: a Theopoetic Aesthetic, is now available. Brian said, “Beauty is found in all places. If we want to know God deeper, we should know more of his attributes. Beauty is an attribute of God.” Beauty and the Banana is now available at https://wipfandstock.com/9781725285323/beauty-and-the-banana/ or on Amazon https://smile.amazon.com/.

Shelley Repp is the Executive Director of the New Mexico Dream Center. Sergeant Kyle Woods serves as a Deputy with the “GHOST UNIT” of the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department. “I can say that virtually every single trafficked youth I have dealt with has been abused physically and sexually as a youth. It becomes almost a normalized environment for them opening them up to exploitation.”

The New Mexico Dream Center provides services to survivors of minor domestic sex trafficking called “Spoken For” and “The Harbor.” Shelley said, “Spoken For provides after-care for identified survivors of human trafficking. After-care looks like emergency shelter, transitional living, case management, and just really helping these identified survivors connect with services in our community. The Harbor is a drop-in center for young people that are experiencing homelessness. They can come to our facility Tuesday thru Friday to get food, take a shower, do their laundry, get hygiene products, get on the computer, and connect with a case manager.”

For more information, go to https://www.nmdreamcenter.org/ or call (505) 900-3833.