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Dustin King was listening to KNKT radio, and he heard about Feed New Mexico Kids providing food for children on the weekends.  Dustin told the leadership of Legacy Church about the ministry. and he is now the Coordinator for Feed New Kids at Legacy Church, Assistant Pastor Daniel McCabe and Dustin recount the partnership between Legacy Church, the Albuquerque Public Schools, and Feed New Mexico Kids.  Hundred more children are now receiving food for their weekends!

Legacy Church Pastor Daniel McCabe brings Pedro Jaramillo to ABQ Connect to share his incredible journey. From drug addiction to overseeing the ministry of Expect a Miracle, Pedro opens up to our listeners about how Jesus changed his life and led him to help people. Pedro and his wife Valerie are the Home Directors for Expect A Miracle.  The ministry is a year-long discipleship program for those who are overcome by lifestyles that have left them weary, empty and miserable, and others who want to learn the fundamentals of ministry https://www.expectamiracleabq.com/.

Steelbridge is a transformation center offering a program that incorporates counseling, behavioral health services, spiritual guidance, and other solutions to break the cycles of poverty, addiction, and trauma. Travis Clark is the Director of Steelbridge. He joins the program to tell us about the ministry. Travis invigorates our listeners, sharing success stories about homeless and addicted individuals that God transforms through the Steelbridge Ministry. Pastor Daniel McCabe joins this segment to explain why Legacy Church supports Steelbridge, and his hopes to see more churches get involved. For more information, go to Steelbridge.

Legacy Church Senior Pastor Steve Smothermon and Assistant Pastor Daniel McCabe are happy up to have people back on campus for live church services. The Legacy Ministry Team is moving forward with careful consideration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

On the topic of politics, Pastor Steve does not hold back, challenging listeners to educate themselves on the issues and VOTE! For information, go to Legacy Church.

Joy Junction provides a hand up to the homeless and hungry. They offer food, shelter, recovery programs, and life skills training to families and individuals in need. Dr. Brian Nixon serves on the Board of Directors with the ministry. He offers some thoughtful counsel on how we can help Joy Junction break the cycle of homelessness in our community. For more information, go to Joy Junction.

Have you ever heard of polystrate fossils? They are fossils of a single organism (like a tree) that extend through more than one layer of the geologic column. Creation Science Fellowship teacher Ray Mondragon explains how paleontological evidence like polystrate fossils supports the biblical story of a worldwide flood.

The following educational resources are available at ForHisGloryNM.com. 

  1. Science and Scripture Seminar: http://www.forhisglorynm.com/index.php/creation-science/science-and-the-scriptures-seminar
  1. Talks on the Genesis Flood can be found from talks #04 & #05 at the link above plus the following links.

talk #01 – http://www.forhisglorynm.com/index.php/creation-science/2016-hoffmantown-creation-seminar

talk #02 – http://www.forhisglorynm.com/index.php/creation-science/2014-nwc-creation-seminars

talk #06 – http://www.forhisglorynm.com/index.php/creation-science/creation-science-fellowship-nm-talks-csfnm

talks #06 thru #10 – http://www.forhisglorynm.com/index.php/creation-science/friday-study-group

  1. Bibliography (brief descriptions of books and key websites).


  1. Young universe websites.

Institute for Creation Science (ICR) – ICR.org

Answers in Genesis (AiG) – AnswersinGenesis.org

Creation Ministries International – Creation.com

John Baumgardner website – GlobalFlood.org

Creation Science Fellowship of NM – csfnm.org


The National Debt, the deficit, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and the stabilization of the investment markets are all topics Brian tackles for us today. Brian is a Certified Financial Planner with John Moore Associates. Brian and his company have a biblical perspective on the economy and investing. For information, go to  https://www.johnmoore.com/.

Jack Hibbs is the Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills and the host of Real Life with Jack Hibbs heard daily on KNKT. ABQ Connect guest host Chip Lusko talks with Pastor Jack about the more than 3000 churches throughout California planning to open up on May 31, 2020. The Governor of California, Gavin Newsome, is saying no. The churches are saying, “Without your permission,” we are opening our doors on May 31. Pastor Jack shares about his time praying, fasting, and reading the Word to prepare for this re-opening. He has also discussed the situation directly with the Attorney General of the United States, William Barr.

Author Jennie Lusko visits with ABQ Connect guest host and her father-in-law Chip Lusko about her new book, The Fight to Flourish: Engaging in the Struggle to Cultivate the Life You Were Born to Live. Jennie and her husband, Pastor Levi,  pioneered Fresh Life Church in 2007. Under their leadership, it has grown to include locations in Montana, Utah, Oregon, and Wyoming.

Al Pittman is the Senior Pastor of Calvary Worship Center of Colorado Springs, CO. Like many church leaders around the country; he is working to carefully and safely open his church for in-person services. Unfortunately, the church is getting push back from his county Health Department. Listen to Pastor Al and ABQ Connect guest host Chip Lusko today as they talk about opening up the church,  and the government COVID-19 rules. Al says, “God has called the church to stand up now while the world is telling us to sit down.”  For more information, go to https://www.cwccs.org/.