Attending a religious service will not automatically ensure an encounter with God. Dawn and Steve in the Morning share a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about worship and the connection that our hearts have to the quality of worship.
He will sit as a refiner and a purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi, And purge them as gold and silver, That they may offer to the LORD An offering in righteousness. Malachi 3:3
Arrested for theft at the age of 18, Justin Gambino opted for military enlistment and community service in lieu of incarceration. He spent eight years in the US Navy and ultimately served in Iraq. Listen this second hour as Justin is in-studio to tell us about God's hand in his life and his new album Made New.
Justin is a songwriter and recording artist from Houston, Texas.
Dr. George Barna will provide some of the latest statistics affecting the Church in the United States.
George Barna is the Director of Research and co-founder of the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University. He is also an ACU professor, focusing on worldview assessment and development, and cultural transformation. He was the founder and leader of the Barna Group, a research company that has set the standard for understanding trends in American culture. In addition, Barna serves as Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Biblical Worldview at the Family Research Council. He has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level and has pastored two churches. Barna has written more than 50 books, including numerous award-winners and New York Times bestsellers.