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Calvary Elementary School has started the 2021-22 school year with grades K-2 on the campus of Calvary Church. Pastor Brian Nixon oversees education and publishing for Calvary Church.  He said, “Our goal is to educate the whole student within a Christian context of intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social development.” More information is available at https://calvarychurchelementary.com/, or call 505-338-4848.

Luke 2:52: And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. NASB


Bernadette Shanaberger, Brian Nixon and Katherine Gardner serve on the education team at Calvary Church Albuquerque. Bernadette shares how Calvary Elementary is about more than just teaching kids about God and the Bible. A foundation in faith filters into the atmosphere of their thoughts and builds character in every child.

Brian Nixon, the author of Master Teacher, shares how Calvary Preschool, Calvary Elementary and Calvary College use Luke 2 as a foundation of education. By looking at how Jesus learned and how he later came to teach, we can see how Jesus grew in wisdom, stature, and favor with both God and man.

Katherine Gardner, the registrar of Calvary College, says these  courses offer every student a biblical knowledge and background. This teaches them how to present to others what God wants them to present. Share what you KNOW, not what you think.

At the end of the day, the educational team at Calvary Church just wants one thing for their students. They want to make them the best loved and the best taught in Albuquerque.

New Mexico Dream Center Executive Director Shelley Repp and Lead Client Case Manager Abby McClelland are part of a special ministry rescuing children from sex traffickers. Abby said, “Our clients have had only had experiences with unhealthy people, and we want them to know how healthy relationships look. We always talk about the future and less about the past. We focus on building relationships with our clients to show them (an example) a healthy relationship and show them they are worthy. They deserve to be heard because for so long, they have been told they are worthless.” If you need help, call or text the New Mexico Dream Center Hotline at NMDC Hotline 505-504-1301. More information is available at https://www.nmdreamcenter.org/our-story.

“Almost everything you interact with daily is traded as commodities: precious metals (gold and silver), copper for your pipes, lumber for your homes, foodstuffs like grain, corn, soybean, beef, and pork bellies, energy products like oil, natural gas, and fuel,” said Financial Advisor, Greg Hartenbower. Greg and Brian Cochran, President of  John Moore Associates, review the commodities markets for us in this episode. Additional information is available at https://www.johnmoore.com/.

Franklin Graham will share the Good News of Jesus Christ during eight FREE one-night events planned for cities along the historic Route 66 as part of the “Route 66 God Loves You Tour. One of those stops is in Albuquerque, New Mexico! Steve Rhoads, Vice-President for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, said, “Franklin will be in Albuquerque Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Expo New Mexico featuring live music from the Newsboys and others.”

Help make this evangelistic outreach possible by volunteering, encouraging your loved ones to join you at the tour event, and praying for lives to be changed Tuesday, September 28 @ 7:00 pm at Expo New Mexico.  Details at GodLovesYouTour.com.

Peter Martin is an Associate Pastor at Calvary Christian Fellowship in Tucson, AZ. He is the author of “Rooted in Sin: Rescued By Love” and “The Fellowship of Suffering.” He teaches about living the Christian life and issues of sexuality, trauma, and hope. Peter said, ” (In our ministry, Running Light) We teach men and women to produce a culture of accountability and confession to help them deal with their issues. Two-thirds of all men view pornography. One-third of all women.”

It is common today to hear from women that their husbands demand demeaning sexual situations from them that are not Biblical. Peter said, “If your husband is looking at you saying your body is mine, you have to do what I want sexually-that is not Biblical. That is not what first Corinthians 7 is talking about. It’s a sacrificial passage where the husband is supposed to look at you and say, my body is for your betterment.”

The Crecca Law Firm’s Alex Crecca simplifies the complicated messages we hear every day known as  “pharmaceutical disclaimers.” Alex is a personal injury Attorney. He asks the question, “Are we living in a society where they want us living afraid?” More information about Alex and the Crecca Law Firm is available online at https://thecreccalawfirm.com/.

Calvary College student Eliott Davis joins Registrar Katherine Gardner on this episode of ABQ Connect. Registration for the Fall 2021 term opens May 1, 2021. The final date for application is August 6, 2021. Classes begin on August 16, 2021. For more information go to https://calvarychurchcollege.com/#schedule or call Katherine at 505.338.3680. 

Bosque Home Services is locally owned by Carlos Griego and his partner George Rojas. Giving back to the community and living generously based on Biblical principles is a major focus of their business. Carlos shares his own story growing up without parental supervision from a very young age.