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Carol Wight, CEO of the New Mexico Restaurant Association, is fighting to help restaurant owners stay in business! She comments on the lack of communication coming from the Governor’s office, and she challenges our listeners to improve the situation by continuing to order carryout and dine out safely on open patios. For more information, go https://www.nmrestaurants.org/.

The Promise Keepers “Virtual Experience is this weekend, July 31 -August 1, 2020. Register for FREE online at https://promisekeepersevent.com/.  President of Promise Keepers, Judge Vance Day, New Mexico Men of Honor Co-Chair, Dennis Poper, and National Prayer Coordinator for Promise Keepers, Dai Sup Han, join the program today to tell us all about Promise Keepers.  The “Virtual Experience” this weekend is FREE!

“Addiction happens when you feel more normal when you’re using your drug or your drink than when your not,” said John Jones. John is the President and CEO of  Life Quest, serving incarcerated and at-risk youth throughout New Mexico.  Life Quest is a Christian Ministry currently working in 8 juvenile detention facilities throughout New Mexico. John shares his personal story of overcoming addiction and how his faith now directs his service with Life Quest. He needs volunteers and support! For more information, go to  https://www.lifequestusa.org/.

The volcanic explosions and pyroclastic flow at Mount St. Helens, Washington, in 1980 are an illustration of how a catastrophic geological event can quickly lay down layers of rock similar to those found in the geologic column all over the world, according to Creation Science Teacher Ray Mondragon.  Ray tells us why this type of current event supports the Genesis 6-9 narrative of a global flood.  For more information about Creation Science, go to Creation Science Fellowship.

Ray has a library of FREE information available on his website: http://forhisglorynm.com/.


Calvary College is now offering three of their most engaging and sought-after classes on the Calvary campus!

Monday: Theology I (BA and MA level) with Nelson Walker

Tuesday: Church History (BA and MA level) with Brian Nixon

Thursday: Worldview Apologetics (BA and MA level) with Nelson Walker

Classes are from 6:30 to 9:30 pm in the HUB H4. Seventeen, fantastic online courses are also available. Register online at Calvary College. Katherine Gardner is the Calvary College Administrator. She believes her studies have strengthened her faith and family. Dr. Nelson Walker Directs the Mission of Calvary College.  For more information, go to https://calvaryabq.college/.

Men can register now for the Promise Keepers Virtual Experience July 31 and August 1, 2020.  Registration is free for this streaming event encouraging men from all over the world. NM Men Of Honor Chairman, Dennis Poper, and Promise Keepers President, Judge Vance Day, join the program today along with National Prayer Coordinator, Dai Sup Han. For more information about the event, go to https://promisekeepers.org/.

Across Nations Ministries, is Directed by Chuck and Cindy Harper. Their ministry reaches people living throughout the Navajo, Hopi, and Zuni Nations in Arizona and New Mexico. Across Nations is preparing to build a 2,480 square foot Media Center, using three recycled shipping containers to house three radio stations.  The shipping containers will be pre-built in three separate locations by volunteer laborers.  Faith Church in Rio Rancho is one of these locations. When the sections are ready, they will be set on a permanent foundation in Tse, Bonito, New Mexico. The roof and HVAC will be added on-site to complete the construction. 


The new Media Center will house the radio stations, bringing Christian Native American language programming to the Nations. Chuck and Cindy tell us about the innovative project and appeal to our listeners to help with the construction.  They also need help with funding the project. For more information, go to http://www.acrossnations.cc/.

When I asked Brian Cochran about investing vs. speculation in the stock market, he said, “What we see with speculation is it becomes much less about a specific goal or a specific timeline, but it becomes more about getting rich quick. So you are taking on maybe the increased odds of either a very high gain or a potentially significant loss, which makes it start to look more like gambling on the surface.”

Brian is a Certified Financial Planner with John Moore Associates. Click on the links for insights about investing.

Brian is a family man. Part of his council, to us, is to encourage married couples. Today he suggests a “money date.” He also recommends Shaunti Feldhahn’s book, “Thriving in Love and Money.”

Paul Gessing said, “11 counties in New Mexico have not had a single death related to the COVID-19 pandemic.” Paul is the President of the Rio Grande Foundation. These are some of the topics we talked about on today’s show!