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Rhiannon Samuel and Dale Armstrong of Viante New Mexico help us to understand the legislative process in New Mexico.  The state legislative session begins on January 21, 2020. Viante will be providing updated information during the 2020 legislative session on its website. Viante has a focus on NM public policy issues in three areas, education, reducing crime, and improving the quality of life for all New Mexicans. To sign up for their newsletter go to https://viantenm.org/.

The ancient city of Sodom has been discovered in the Jordan Valley by a team of archaeologists lead by Dr. Steven Collins. Dr. Collins invites us to see how archaeology verifies historical events described in the Bible. On January 17, 2020 Calvary Albuquerque Pastor Skip Heitzig is hosting a special celebration to help raise money for the work currently being done at the Tall el-Hammam excavation project in Jordan. Tall el-Hammam is the site of the ancient city of Sodom.  If you would like to sponsor a table or buy tickets to the event please call Glenda at 505-33Bible (505-332-4253).

Rio Grande Foundation President, Paul Gessing, reviews the issues New Mexico lawmakers will be considering during the upcoming 2020 New Mexico Legislative Session.  The Rio Grande Foundation will be reporting on the issues as they develop during the session on their website https://www.riograndefoundation.org/.

New Mexico Men of Honor Co-Chairman Dennis Poper, New Mexico’s Weatherman Steve Stucker, and Judge Vance Day, President of Promise Keepers are helping to encourage men to understand God’s purpose and calling in their lives. Pastor and New Mexico Prays Founder, Brian Alarid, also joins the conversation to elaborate on how God is using New Mexico Men of Honor to strengthen the local church and our families. New Mexico Men of Honor has a special event coming up on January 24, 2020, to be held at Covenant Community Church. All men are invited. For more information about New Mexico Men of Honor and the 2020 Promise Keepers Conference please go to https://nmmenofhonor.com/.

Bert and Anitra with Sacred Marriage Ministry counsel us on how people grow apart in marriage. “Husbands and wives can have a lot of fun, creatively bringing their relationships back together.” If you would like to contact Bert and Anitra, please go to https://www.sacredmarriageministries.com/

Dr. Steven Collins, Chief Archeologist and Director of the Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project reviews discoveries made over the past fifteen years, revealing the history of the ancient city of Sodom.  He invites us to attend a night to honor the work being done at Tall el-Hammam in Jordan, to be held on January 17, 2020, at the Marriott Pyramid Hotel in Albuquerque.  Dr. Collins is also the Director of Archaeology and Biblical History at Veritas International University. For more information call 505-332-4253. If you would like to receive on-going communication directly from the archaeologists on the site,  please text “digsodom” to 22828.

Taun Cortado is the Director of Media and Press Relations with Gospel for Asia. He joins Jim on the ABQ Connect line to talk about the ministry of Gospel for Asia, and their “Christmas Critter Campaign.” If you are looking to make a difference for eternity, consider a gift that has the power to completely change the lives of thousands of “Untouchables” in Asia.  You can give a poor family the gift of a goat, a pig, or a sewing machine for example. These gifts will open the door to the most precious gift of all, the Love of Jesus!  For more information about these special Christmas gifts go to www.knkt.com and click on the Gospel for Asia Christmas Critter Campaign banner.

Pictured: William Fogleman, and Charles Paez

 

High Desert Hospice care team members share their experience and expertise in working with people in hospice care.  Chaplain Jim Meyer, Chaplain Rich Trujillo, and Volunteer Coordinator, Judy Clymer talk with Jim about their roles in the spiritual care and encouragement offered by High Desert Hospice. In the second half of the program, Community Liaisons, William Fogleman, and Charles Paez help us understand the process of setting up hospice care for your loved ones.  For more information go to https://highdeserthospice.care.