China does not apologize for it's treatment towards Christian Pastors. Kelli and Steve share some painful news from Christian News Headlines, “These pastors have no right to legal representation,” the attorney said. “If they have someone brave enough to be their lawyer, the pastor can be beaten up before seeing that lawyer. And their attorney can be beaten as well.” There is hope in our Savior. Pray for your persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ.
Jesus's bloodline was anything but holy and majestic; it was downright dysfunctional and scandalous! Nancy Fitzgerald herolds the birth of a King with a family just like yours and mine. "God knew what He was doing. He was well aware of the gross sins that we being committed by those who were in the family line of Jesus. God has never glossed over the flaws of human beings. God came to pay the price for the sins found in His own line. He embraced the nitty-gritty, the fallen, ugly, fickle, two-faced people like you and me. He saw everyone as redeemable." http://anchorsaway.org/why-didnt-jesuss-genealogy-reflect-a-more-regal-line
Do you ever feel like someone is trying to trap you? Do you feel cornered in a conversation? Ty Wyss, Walls Down Ministry, says the best way to build trust with our LGBTQ friends and family is to make authentic relationships and conversations, taking a genuine interest in their lives and thoughts. We must deal with our own frustration and grief, and love unconditionally. For those in the gay lifestyle, being honest with your feelings is the best place to start with God. We can never control how people respond, but God is always kind.
Kelli and Steve share good news in suicide prevention. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved using the 3-digit number 988 as the new suicide prevention hotline number.
Carmel native, Nancy Fitzgerald is known for her golfing ability; she is an amateur golf champion on the state and national level. Nancy was inducted into the Indiana Golf Hall of Fame. She's also the Founder and Executive Director of Anchorsaway. Anchorsaway Christian Worldveiw Curriculum prepares seniors in high school and college students to live out and share the truths of the Christian worldview. It equips this younger generation for personal regeneration, moral revival and cultural restoration.
Ty Wyss, Executive Director of Walls Down Ministry, received his Bachelors in Psychology from Liberty University and his Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan. In ministry with the local church since 2005, Pastor Ty received his ministry credentials through the Assemblies of God. Ty was formerly a student and staff member on a Masters' Commission team in Evansville, IN for 5 years, and an overseer and counseling pastor in Carmel, IN for 6 years. Ty is currently a pastoral counselor at East 91st. Street's Counseling Ministry in Indianapolis. He has been married to his wife Rachel for 10 years, and is the father to 3 boys - Samuel Beckett, the late Ezra Burke, & Asa Brennan.