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ABQ GOD’S TALENT show is Friday, March 19, 2021, at 7 pm, at Hoffmantown Church 8888 Harper Blvd NE 87111. The deadline to audition “online” is Friday, February 26, 2021. Mariasari and Terry Janow, Owners of Janow Academy of Music, Hoffmantown Church, and Hope Christian School, are joining forces with the Albuquerque business community to sponsor the event. To audition, please go to https://abqgodstalent.com/ and follow the instructions. Call Janow Academy of Music with questions (505) 238-2966.

Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home provides a safe, secure, loving home for children that have been abused, neglected, and abandoned. Sharon Roberson, Director of Campus Life for the Ministry, joins Britton Pruit, Director of Development, on the show to talk about the ministry’s needs.  They paint for us a before and after picture of the kids blessed by living in a supportive, loving Christian home. Support Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home by going to their website at http://acch4kids.org/.

New Mexico leads the nation in childhood hunger. Businesswoman Holly Slade Founded Feed New Mexico Kids to help provide food for children on the weekends. Holly said, “If a child does not have food, how safe do you think they feel?” Holly’s goal is to be part of eliminating food insecurity for children in New Mexico. Help Holly feed our children by supporting Feed New Mexico Kids https://feednmkids.com/.

Larissa Lusko is the Dean of Women’s Studies and Christian Leadership with Trinity Southwest University. She is also the Director of Media Relations for Tall el-Hammam Excavation in Jordan. Dr. Gary Byers is the Dean of the College of Archaeology and Biblical History for Trinity Southwest University, and he is the Assistant Director of the Tall el-Hammam Excavation. Gary also supports the Shiloh Excavation in Israel as the Assistant Director.

Jordan has restricted travel into the country because of COVID-19, but the work continues at Tall el-Hammam. The excavation is the site of the ancient city of Sodom destroy by “brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven.” Genesis 19:24

Go to https://tallelhammam.com/ for more information about joining the “Inner Circle Partners” and joining the excavation team to dig in 2022. Dr. Gary and Larissa talk about how the science uncovered at both Tall el-Hammam and Shiloh supports the Bible’s historicity.

Right To Life Committee of New Mexico (RTLCNM) is on the front lines daily fighting for the rights of the “voiceless.”  Executive Director Ethel Maharg reminds us what is happening to our unborn children, the disabled, and the aged is wrong – morally and spiritually. She says, “All human life is precious and must be protected.” The New Mexico Legislative session runs through March 20, 2021.  Please pray for Ethel and the Right to Life Committee of New Mexico as they battle for the lives of mothers, unborn children, and our elderly. Ethel recommends registering for her legislative update emails by calling the Right to Life Committee of New Mexico at (505) 881-4563. 

Personal Injury Attorney Alex Crecca says, “The most important thing to be concerned about when you are in an accident is your health.” He said, “The number one thing you can always do is be truthful with yourself. Don’t refuse help!” Alex can be reached by phone at 505-843-7777, or on the web at https://thecreccalawfirm.com/.

LifeQuest USA Ministries provides critical support services to help at-risk and incarcerated youth
overcome the challenges of their past and build resilience for the future. LifeQuest President John Jones, and Board Chairman, Chris Youngblood, share their personal stories about how God leads them to serve young people. Together they ask our listeners to take an “epic adventure” with them to support and volunteer as a member of their new LifeQuest USA 4:13 Family Initiative.  For more information, call John Jones at 505-341-9383 or connect on the web at https://lifequestusa.org/.

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 NASB


Troy Carl is the Founder of International Scripture Ministries (ISM). He believes in our lifetime that every person living in the world may have access to the Bible in their language.  Troy said, “We are passionate about helping nonprofits harness technology, leverage platforms, and establish partnerships with free access to software and resources that help them reach every person, in their language, across the world.” For more information, go to https://ism.bible/.