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This hour we talk football and faith. Once again, the Superbowl Breakfast will take place where the Gospel will be clearly shared. Who is the winner of the Bart Starr award this year? We’ll let you know. Then, we discuss the importance of religious liberty – globally. A powerful summit has just concluded in Washington and we will talk with the man who was Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Join us for great conversation!
Abortion is both a powerful and a painful issue. What happens when a woman makes the decision to abort her unborn child and carries secret shame where ever she goes? How does a post-abortive woman overcome the pain and brokenness after an abortion? Hear from one woman who traveled that painful road and now helps other hurting women to find God’s love, forgiveness, and healing.
The Hon. Peter Breen is currently serving as Vice President and Senior Counsel for the Thomas More Society. He joined the not-for-profit law firm in 2008. A prolific pro-life advocate, Peter was the lead Thomas More Society attorney in the David Daleiden case. Breen served two terms as State Representative from 2015-2019, including as Republican Floor Leader from 2017-2019, a role where he served as the lead debater on all bills that reached the Floor of the Illinois House. He created the Chicagoland Project Gabriel campaign, which distributed tens of thousands of “Pregnant? Need Help?” bumper stickers throughout local churches to reach out to women in difficult and untimely pregnancies.
Peter earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, completing the program in just 3 years. Peter earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame, which he attended on scholarship. He is a member of the Father Boecker Council of the Knights of Columbus and is an Eagle Scout.
Terry Bortz has served as the Director of the Super Bowl Breakfast for 31 years. This outreach to business executives is sanctioned by the NFL and is held in the Super Bowl host city each year. The program features the presentation of the Bart Starr Award to a current NFL player for outstanding character, integrity and leadership on and off the field. Terry has also served as the Director of Special Progects for Athletes in Action(AIA) for 32 years. She has an M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Cincinnati.
Sam Brownback served as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom from February 2018 to January 2021. He served as Governor of Kansas from 2011 to 2018. Prior to that he represented his home state in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. While a member of the Senate, he worked actively on the issue of religious freedom in multiple countries and was a key sponsor of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. Prior to his public service, Ambassador Brownback practiced law and taught agricultural law at Kansas State University. He earned a B.S. from Kansas State University and a J.D. from the University of Kansas. Ambassador Brownback currently serves as co-chair for the International Religious Freedom Summit and as a Senior Fellow at Open Doors USA.
Angel L. Murchison shares her journey of overcoming the trauma of abortion and seeks to bring women to the cleansing grace of Jesus Christ. Angel is the founder of Healing Waters Women’s Ministry, the author of Good Morning Beautiful People: Angel’s Prayer of the Day and a radio talk show host for Destiny Moments.