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Archaeology supports the recorded history of the Bible. Steven Collins, PH.D., and Gary Byers, Ph.D., have spent a large portion of their lives uncovering the archeological evidence to prove it!  Dr. Collins is the Chief Archeologist with the Tall el-Hammam excavation project in the Jordan Valley. He is also Director of the Ph.D. program of Archeology and Biblical History with Veritas International University. Dr. Byers is the Assistant Director of the Tall el-Hammam excavation project and Shiloh, Israel. He also serves as the Dean of the College of Archaeology and Biblical History with Trinity Southwest University. Steven and Gary join Trinity Southwest University Director of Donor Relations and Media, Larissa Lusko, on the program today.

Tall el-Hammam is the site of the ancient city of Sodom. Genesis 13:10 Read about this discovery and others in Steven Collins’s new book, The Harvest Handbook of Bible Lands.  For more information about classes, degree programs, and FREE resources, click on the links.

Brian reviews the ups and downs of the financial markets since mid-February 2019 when COVID-19 hit the United States. Each time Brian visits the show, he has been a calming voice for many of our listeners ready to let their emotions about the pandemic and politics control their investment decisions. John Moore Associates manages investments with a team of experts. Brian Cochran is a Certified Financial Planner. You may be interested in his article “Staying the Course and Keeping the Faith.  The John Moore Associates website offers investors insights into the markets and investing. Click on the links for more information.

Chris, Matt, and Nick have been working together to organize the Community Drive-Thru Family Food Relief event planned for this Saturday, June 20, 2020, in the parking lot of Cliffs Amusement Park. Cliff’s address is 4800 Osuna Rd. NE in Albuquerque. If you would like to pick up food, please access the Pan American from Jefferson, and head north to Osuna. Turn right into the parking lot of Cliff’s Amusement Park, and volunteers will put a box of fresh food in your back seat or the trunk of your car. Citizen Church, Sagebrush Church, and Calvary Church have come together with Convoy of Hope to provide this food for our families.

Chris and Matt join the show today to share these details. Chris had the quote of the day, “God created us to take care of each other.” The commitment from these churches doesn’t stop with Albuquerque. All three Churches are assisting Samaritans Purse to supply food to families on the Navajo Nation. For more information, click on the links.

My friend Rick O White went home to be with the Lord on September 16, 2019. I am very thankful for Rick and his friendship. I miss him! God works through people to speak His truth into our lives.  In second grade, Rick was there standing up for me with two fourth graders giving me a hard time. In high school, when I needed some humbling, Rick, the wrestler, smashed my face into the mat, and in less than two minutes, he clarified for me that basketball was not the hardest sport.

If you have someone that God has used to encourage you, I hope you will tell them now. Julie, I love your husband. Jordan and Whitney, I love your Dad. Sally, Butch, and Teddi, I love you and your family. Thank you, Rick White, for being my friend! We miss you!

Landoll Benally and his wife Angie are on the front lines of helping people living on the Navajo Nation. Before COVID-19 hit the Navajo Nation, the Benally’s were working daily to provide for the needs of the people. Now the needs of the community are much higher. The Benally’s are thankful Samaritan’s Purse, Sagebrush Church, Citizen Church, and Calvary Church are joining the fight to help people with food, cleaning supplies, and other essentials on the Navajo Nation. Cesar Loya is the Director of Missions for Calvary Church. Listen today as Landoll’s shares the miracle of his recent reconciliation with his father. Landoll is the Pastor of Calvary Chapel Tohlakai in Gallup.   For more information, click on the links.

Vince Torres loves people in his work as a Pastor, and he loves people in his work in politics. He explains in the program today why he thinks our parental rights and religious freedoms are under attack by people that want to silence Christians.  Vince is the Executive Director of the Family Policy Alliance of New Mexico. He also serves as the Executive Pastor of Blaze Church in Santa Fe. Click on the links for more information.

 

Holly Slade is the Co-Owner of Dave Slade and Associates Realtors. She offers an interesting perspective today on how home buyers are evaluating real estate when they are looking for a new home. Holly is personable and professional. She is gifted at staging a home for sale. Her team at Dave Slade and Associates provides support for her clients from the initial consultation through closing.  You can believe Holly does business by the Book! Call Holly at 505-342-8100.

In her “spare time” Holly volunteers with Feed New Mexico Kids. The ministry provides food for “food insecure” children on the weekends.  Right now the ministry has the resources to provide food for approximately 50% of the children who need help!  Join Holly in the fight against childhood hunger. Go to https://feednmkids.com/

Dr. Brian C. Nixon talks with Jim today about his new book Tilt: Finding Christ in Culture. Brian loves the arts, including painting, music, sculpture, poetry, theater, and literature. Tilt teaches us to observe our culture with a lens that sees the beauty, joy, and presence of God if we listen and look close enough.

T – Take the Time. To appreciate a cultural event or something in the world—be it nature, art, music, architecture, dance, poetry, drama, a lecture, etc.

I – Investigate. Once you have taken the time to participate, investigate the person behind the event or piece of art. Familiarize yourself with their worldview and philosophy of life.

L – Listen. Once you’ve carved out time and investigated a cultural event, stop and listen to what those around you are saying about it.

T – Tell. After taking time, investigating, and listening, tell others what you learned—become a learner by teaching.

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Bobby Solomon is the Founder and President of Mentor ME Ministries. Losing his dad at the age of 12 left him alone and empty. Within months of coming to faith in Jesus in his mid-forties, he started working to encourage and support fatherless boys. If you know a fatherless boy, or maybe a mother who would like to see her son have a Christian “father figure” in his life, call Bobby at 505-710-5673. On Saturday, June 20, 2020, at 11:00 am Mentor ME Ministries will be hosting a live “Fatherless Day” event online at https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=10150094091109475.

The ministry needs Christian men to volunteer as mentors. Click on this Mentor ME Ministry link to see how God can work through you in a young person’s life!

Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). She is also a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE). Her website at Nourished Nutrition Counseling has a great selection of delicious recipes and free articles on nutrition for your enjoyment. On the show today, she gives us the scoop on the benefits of eating dairy. She also cautions our listeners on consuming too much! Probiotics, genetic testing, and anti-inflammation foods are also topics we cover during this episode. Jennifer offers her informative newsletter FREE to our listeners. Sign-up at Nourished Nutrition Counseling.