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Discoveries in Archaeology and other sciences continue to support the historicity of the Bible. Dr. Steven Collins said, “The destruction of Sodom is quite clear in Genesis Chapter 19.

Then the LORD rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven,
25 and He overthrew those cities, and all the valley, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and what grew on the ground. Genesis 19:24-25 NASB

The discovery of the ancient city of Sodom by Dr. Collins and his team is now called the dig at “Tall el-Hammam.”  Dr. Collins and Dr. Gary Byers share the importance of these discoveries, and they explain how both the old and new testaments point to Jesus, the Messiah. .”It is hard for us to talk about God the Father because we cannot wrap our minds around Him. Jesus of Nazareth is the projection of God in the flesh, God who is with us. Jesus says if you have seen me, you have seen the Father.”

Larissa appeals to our listeners to take advantage of the classes offered by Trinity Southwest University and the Museum of Archaeology on the campus. For more information, click on the links.

Dr. Collins is the Director of the Archeology and Biblical History Ph.D. Program, Veritas International University School of Archeology, and he is the Chief Archaeologist, Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project, Jordan – The site of the historic Sodom in the Jordan Valley. He serves as an Acting Research Professor for Trinity Southwest University.

Dr. Byers is the Dean of the College of Archaeology & Biblical History for Trinity Southwest University, Assistant Director Tall el-Hammam Excavation and Shiloh Excavation, Israel.

Larissa Lusko is the Director of Media and Donor Relations for Tall el-Hammam and Trinity Southwest University.

Mission Imperative was founded in 1995 and exists to give God His rightful glory in creation. Ministry Founder and President Mike Snavely has just completed a 10-day “SOUTHWEST SAFARI” onto the Colorado Plateau with a group of people interested in the beauty of God’s creation and the science that supports the Biblical account of origins.  He shares his excitement about his recent Southwest Safari and piques our listeners’ interest as he describes the beauty of his Mission Imperative African Wildlife Safari planned for 2021. Mike says, “Our prime focus has been the development of various ways to make the message of God’s Word clear, especially as it relates to origins.”

Mike is speaking tonight for the Creation Science Fellowship of NM at the Faith Baptist Church (Central and Moon SE) – 7:00 PM.

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, he will be presenting the “Lost Secrets of the Ancient Civilizations – There is Nothing New Under the Sun.” This event will be held at the Sandia Baptist Church – Constitution and Moon NE, ABQ; 6:00 PM
Streamed on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandiabaptistchurch.org/

George and Carlos are close friends and partners in business together with Bosque Heating and Cooling. They have become a one-stop-shop for construction-related services. Their menu includes heating, cooling, plumbing, roofing, and restoration. They are also committed to serving the needs of the less fortunate. A portion of every dollar they earn is reinvested back into the community. This Thanksgiving and Christmas season, they are part of “Coats for Kids.” They are also buying $5,000.00 worth of shoes and socks to help children in need. Call Bosque at 505-444-7200 or connect with them on the web at https://www.hvacalbuquerquenm.com/.

New Mexico Dream Center Executive Director, Shelley Repp, is fighting for children in New Mexico who are victims of minor domestic sex trafficking. “We have to understand the folks we are working with come from a community. It’s a bad community, but that’s who they know. So if we as believers are not willing to walk side by side and help become a new community for them, then the chance of our (sex trafficking) victims leading a victorious life are pretty little,”  Shelley said. Find out how you can help! https://www.nmdreamcenter.org/

John Moore Associates Financial Planner Brian Cochran reviews the week in the financial markets. The stocks that have benefitted from the COVID-19  since March 2020 were suddenly down early on November 9th. In contrast, many hospitality, vacation, and entertainment industry stocks that have been crushed by the pandemic were suddenly positive based on the news of a possible vaccine for COVID-19.  Brian says, “The market can change very quickly,” Regarding speculative trading, Brian said, “eventually you get it wrong, and it can go wrong very quickly. The key thing here is to have a broadly diversified portfolio. and invest at a certain level of risk based on your timelines and risk tolerance.”  Go to https://www.johnmoore.com/ for more information.

The Rio Grande Foundation relentlessly researches political, economic, and public policy decisions that affect all New Mexicans.  President Paul Gessing and his staff inform citizens of the importance of individual freedom, limited government, and economic opportunity through their website https://riograndefoundation.org/, and blog at https://errorsofenchantment.com/. These are some of the topics Paul addresses on today’s show:

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New Mexico Restaurant Association CEO. Carol Wight is fighting to keep restaurants in New Mexico open for business. According to Carol, the New Mexico Health Department orders restricting occupancy to 25% for dining in service are the country’s toughest.  On top of the restriction imposed because of COVID-19, the Albuquerque City Council is considering an ordinance that will require small businesses, including restaurants, to provide “paid sick leave” to their employees.  The proposed ordinance is called ” THE HEALTHY FAMILIES AND WORKPLACES ORDINANCE.”

This is what Carol has to say about the ordinance, “Now is not the time. If you want to talk about this, let’s talk about it sometime when we don’t have 100,000 people on unemployment. How do you bring those people back when you have just given away their shifts to allow for sick leave?”

TEXT Jobless to 52886 if you would like to help the NM Restaurant Association fight City Council Bill NO. O-20-39.

The Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home 50th Anniversary Holiday Affaire Virtual Event is on Facebook Live Saturday, November 21, 2020, from 7:-8:00 pm. Britton Pruitt, Director of Development for ACCH, says, “The reason we exist is to provide a safe, loving home for at-risk children in the Albuquerque metro area.” The ACCH website states the goal,” This year, our supporting foundations and sponsors have graciously come together and are willing to match our donations up to ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS! This means that if we can generate the matching funds, we will be able to meet or exceed our 50th Holiday Affaire event fundraising goal of $200,000!

Rio Rancho Church of Christ Minister Raymond Archibeque joins Britton on the show to share why the church has come alongside Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home to help them care for children with regular monthly support. Please click on the links for more information about how you can help ACCH!

Feed New Mexico Kids Ministry Founder, Holly Slade, describes the heartbreaking facts about children living with “food insecurity.” Feed New Mexico Kids is currently providing food for the weekends to almost 2000 children weekly, and she needs help to feed over 2000 more every week. During this time, Holly is asking our listeners to help with a consistent monthly donation. Holly says, “Together, we can end childhood hunger in New Mexico.”

You may also consider helping Feed New Mexico Kids with a “Thanksgiving Meal” donation of $40, which will feed an entire family of four with turkey and all the Fixin’s. Click on the links to donate!

Calvary College Registrar, Katherine Gardner, and Dr. Brian Nixon join ABQ Connect to tell us about Calvary College and two free Facebook live courses offered from 5:30-6:00 pm, Tuesday and Thursday https://www.facebook.com/Calvary-College-with-Skip-Heitzig-102092428281022. Tuesday evening, November 10, 2020, Dr. Brian will teach “Why Trust the Bible.” On Thursday, November 12, 2020, Dr. Nelson Walker will teach “The Secrets of Godly Giants.” These course presentations are FREE. They are intended to help interested students experience the in-depth accelerated learning of Calvary College. Students come from all walks of life, and they include working women and men, dads and moms, high school students, and retired folks.  Find out more about onsite and online courses offered by Calvary College here at https://calvaryabq.college/, or call 505-338-3680.