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“Many of our children are not receiving the education that they should,” according to Dr. Brian Nixon, Assistant Pastor of Education and Publishing for Calvary Church. Brian offers Biblical encouragement to parents as they work through distance learning, school shutdowns, hybrid schedules, and the feeling they are not equipped to help educate their children.

 

The State of Kerala, India, is facing the dangerous potential of hundreds of thousands of people dying from starvation. Hunger has become the primary concern resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Gospel for Asia (GFA) is bringing hope to the starving masses.  GFA has in place thousands of churches and trained missionaries throughout the region of South Asia. Danny Yohannan, Vice-President of Gospel for Asia, explains how the ministry is sharing the love of Jesus, and efficiently feeding millions of people. For information about you can help go to the KNKT Radio website and click on Gospel for Asia’s  “COVID CRISIS RESPONSE.”

The financial markets in the U.S. continue to be positive for investors. During this time in our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Financial Planner, Brian Cochran, directs the attention of our listeners to, “Raise your standard of giving instead of raising your standard of living.” Brian is a Certified Financial Planner with John Moore Associates.  Their website, https://www.johnmoore.com/, is a reliable resource for investment “insights.”

When Mount St. Helen exploded on May 18, 1980, most scientists did not think the event might provide scientific evidence for a young earth.  Bible teacher and Creation Scientist, Ray Mondragon, challenges our listeners to check out the evidence for themselves. Ray has an extensive bibliography available online about Creation Science topics at ForHisGloryNM.com.

Additional Resources on Creation Science topics: Creation Science Fellowship of New Mexico, Institute for Creation Research.

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are making life challenging around the world. Calvary Church Missions Pastor Cesar Loya is charged with supporting Calvary Church Missionaries serving all over the world. He offers this encouragement, “Don’t despise your season of trials because some of the most fruitful ministry comes in times of trials.”

Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Albuquerque provides confidential free pregnancy testing and ultrasound services to pregnant women and fathers facing an unexpected pregnancy. Care Net Executive Director Stephanie Luke, and Community Outreach Director Laurie Duffy walk us through the loving, compassionate care offered to patients, so “they know they are not alone.”  Join Care Net for their “Virtual Walk for Life” event Saturday, August 22, 2020. Go to  http://www.pregnanthelponline.com/ for more information about Care Net.

Folds of Honor New Mexico provides educational scholarships to the families of fallen or disabled American military – the heroes who stand guard over our freedom. Director, Colonial James (Jim) Quick (USAF Retired) is joined on the show by Captain Rob Bibeau, (USMC Captain Retired). Together they share the stories of men and women deserving the honor of all Americans. Rob shares his personal story of the support Folds of Honor New Mexico gave him and his family when he was blown up by a roadside IED. Click on the links for more information.

Brian Cochran reviews the following topics with us today:

  • The S&P 500 is close to its all-time high.
  • What is the world is a negative interest rate?
  • Where is the US economic recovery compared to China and other countries?
  • Minneapolis Fed President, Neel Kashkari, is advocating a full economic shutdown for up to six weeks to halt the Covid-19 spread.

Brian is a Certified Financial Planner with John Moore Associates. Additional information is available daily on the “Insights” tab at https://www.johnmoore.com/.

Spiritual Orphans Network (SON) is connecting North American believers with people living in former communist and Soviet bloc nations.  Pastor and SON Executive Director, David Breidenbach, and Director of Operations and Youth Education, Angela Breidenbach, explain the investment Spiritual Orphans Network makes in long term relationships that often lead to lives transformed in Christ.  Click on the links for information about mission trips, and other details about SON!