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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:


Steve Ulibarri is the Director of Development for El Ranchito de los Ninos in Los Lunas, NM.  Like most of our charities around the country, the safety measures now in place to protect us from COVID-19 Corona Virus, require the postponement of their annual fundraiser scheduled for March 21st called the SUN SAND & SURF; CHARITY CRUISE XIX. Steve gives us some insight into this faith-based children’s home, and he asks our listeners to support their work.

El Ranchito de los Niños is a children’s home dedicated to keeping sibling groups together who might otherwise be separated in foster care. The children are raised as a family in a rural farm setting. They are taught responsibility and educated as a means of building a foundation and breaking the cycle of poverty.  The home is a non-profit charity funded 100% by private donations, licensed by the State of NM CYFD and certified by the NM Christian Child Care Association.  El Ranchito considers all children regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, religion or disability. For more information go to https://elranchitonm.org/.

Congressman Steve Pearce loves New Mexico, and that includes people he has worked with on both sides of the political aisle. You will enjoy his encouraging personal stories about his working relationships, solving issues in New Mexico and Washington D.C. He challenges our listeners to get involved in the political process, and vote!  Congressman Pearce served as the U.S. Representative for New Mexico’s 2nd congressional district from 2003 to 2009 and from 2011 to 2019. He is now the Chairman of the Republican Party of New Mexico. For more information go to https://newmexico.gop/.

Guest host Chip Lusko & company dissect the challenges and confusion surrounding the new COVID-19, what’s happening in the nation of Israel, and what precautionary measures the local church should be taking to avoid the new virus from creeping into the church.