Christians in Nigeria are being persecuted directly and indirectly amid official and unofficial efforts to Islamasize the country. Janet Wright and Nigerian native Ishaku John detail what is going on in the country and what you can do to help Voices For Nigeria help persecuted Christians there. For more information, Voices4Nigeria.org
CV Outreach has a turnkey program to connect churches with people searching the internet for answers to various personal needs such as “loneliness,” etc. Nick Runyon helped pioneer the program for Christian Vision, an organization that plants churches around the world. CV Outreach offers it to churches for no charge. More information is available online at CVoutreach.com.
You can adopt or you can be a foster family. But you don’t have to do either in order to help. There are plenty of other things you can do to help children needing a forever family. Dr. Sharen Ford from Focus on the Family shares.
June Hunt, heard on “Hope in the Night” weeknights at 10 pm on 94.7 FM The Word, speaks about the evil that is present in all of us, and details how Jesus Christ changes that in all who ask Him. She closes the interview by leading listeners in prayer asking Jesus Christ to change their lives from inside-out.
A survey of pastors indicates most think their church is a safe haven for victims of domestic violence. But few have a plan in place to assure their safety. Autumn Miles is an author, speaker, and victim of domestic violence. She shares her story and a plan for churches to follow to truly make their churches a safe haven.
Laura Larkins is a singer, songwriter, and book publisher whose book Caroling Through the Psalms puts the familiar melodies of Christmas carols to the words of the book of Psalms. Psalms 29, 27, 53, and 23 are featured on today’s program. For more information, go online to CaptureMeBooks.com
Have you ever heard of such a plan - a business which puts money each month into each employee’s account for that employee to donate to a charity or ministry of his choice? That’s what Security Central is doing. Jordan Jackson, president of Security Central, has pledged to give away $1,000,000 of company funds over a 10 year period. Each employee partners in the million-dollar giveaway by choosing from a list of 10 nonprofits where that money will go each month. Jordan Jackson along with employees Josh Davis and David Badger tell how the program works. More information at SecurityCentralinc.com, click “About” button and go to “Million Dollar Impact Initiative.”
Hope’s Promise, based in Castle Rock, places Kenya, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, and Nepal orphans in Christian families in those same countries so the children can be brought up to serve the Lord in the culture with which they’re familiar. Executive Director Beth Woods talks about the value of adoption by indigenous Christian families in those countries, as well as Hope’s Promise’s adoption services in the Denver metro area. For more information, go to HopesPromise.com
Pastor Liena Apsukrapsa, chaplain at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette, talks about her life in Latvia, her work as a chaplain, and the miracle that resulted in the writing of her book Advent to Epiphany: Engaging the Heart of Christmas. The book is a devotional taking you through the four weeks prior to Christmas and beyond into January commemorated by the visit of the Wise Men.
There is a very large number of Russians in the Denver metro area. Anton Babarykin and Vladimir Pavunko from Ralston Hills Slavik Baptist Church in Arvada are reaching out to them through the church, as well as through a Russian-language broadcast on 94.7 FM The Word Saturday nights at 10 p.m.