Join us for a full hour of news. First, the headlines of the day then an update on a terrible situation for a Christian family in Pennsylvania who wants to hold a Bible study in their home. And, speaking of updates, where is that dangerous legislation in California that threats to shut down free speech? We will let you know just how real the threat is.
Our conversation today will help us learn to recognize and process feelings of shame in a biblical way to restore God-ordained self-worth and hope. Our guest will share her experience of dealing with shame after learning that her former husband was a sexual offender. Having lived through the aftermath, she will lead us into God's Word where we will see for ourselves that God is bigger than our pain, shame, mistakes, and limitations.
Lea Patterson is Associate Counsel with First Liberty Institute, focusing on litigation. Before joining First Liberty, Patterson worked in St. Louis, Missouri as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond W. Gruender in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Patterson received her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2016 and is a Blackstone Fellow from the class of 2014. During law school, she served as an executive editor for the Virginia Law Review and as president of the UVA chapter of Advocates for Life, a national association of law students dedicated to protecting human life. Patterson spent her summers as a clerk in the Texas Office of the Solicitor General and the Judiciary Committee of Senator Ted Cruz, formulating critical research and analysis on immigration policy.
Stephen Black has been the Executive Director of First Stone Ministries since 2000. Stephen has worked in full-time Christian ministry and in leadership with First Stone Ministries since 1993. He was ordained with International Ministerial Fellowship in October of 1994. Stephen is an author of many articles and teaching aids.
Stephen speaks on issues of sexual and relational brokenness. Stephen serves as Chairman on the board of directors for Restored Hope Network which was formed in June of 2012 to supply a biblically orthodox network of ministries to the sexually broken after the collapse and closure of Exodus International.
Denise Pass is an award-winning CCM recording artist and singer-songwriter, writer/blogger, speaker, worship leader and podcaster. She is known for sharing her inspirational message of seeing the deeper truth in God’s word when life hurts through her ministry, Seeing Deep Ministries.
In the Market with Janet Parshall, challenges listeners to examine major news stories and issues being debated in the marketplace of ideas and speaks to them with the Word of God. In this fast-paced, caller-driven program, Janet evaluates newsworthy topics with guests and listeners using the Bible as a framework for discussion. This daily program addresses relevant issues important to Christians, with an engaging mix of listener interaction and commentary from highly respected guests.