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WHAT’S ON WHAT’S UP TODAY:

WILL DROUGHT CAUSE BEEF PRICES TO INCREASE?

WILL DROUGHT CAUSE EGG AND POULTRY PRICES TO INCREASE?

WILL DROUGHT CAUSE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PRICES TO INCREASE?

AND: DO PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS NEED MORE HELP?

Discussed by Terry Lowry
with Host of the What's UP Radio Program





Host Terry Lowry interviews influential and knowledgeable guests on relevant topics for today.



TEXAS SUMMER DROUGHT
Discussed by Sid Miller
with Sid Miller (www.MillerForTexas.com)

Sid Miller is the 12th Commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture. Sid is a Christian, husband, father, grandfather, farmer, champion rodeo rider, and a lifelong Texan. Today Sid Miller discusses the state of the Texas economy after months of drought in the summer heat.

Click here for more information about the Texas Department of Agriculture.

Click here for more information about Sid Miller, candidate for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture.

Questions/Issues Discussed:

Has this summer’s drought affected farming and ranching in Texas? Sid explains that there is definitely a shortage in some goods, but is also optimistic about the future.

The drought has dramatically affected cattle production and many ranchers are selling their herds. Will this result in lower meat prices?

Does the heat affect chicken and egg production?

Will the fall harvest for Texas pecans and fruit bearing trees be affected by the drought?

Have the melon crops in the Valley been hit hard by the drought? Sid shares some good news about the Valley…

Should Chinese corporations and/or individuals be allowed to buy farm land in Texas, especially close to military bases? Sid explains why he believes: “This is one of the stupidest things we as a country, as a state, allow to happen.”



CHRISTIANS: IT’S TIME TO STEP UP
Discussed by Robyn Chambers
with Be A Voice (www.BeAVoice.net)

Pregnancy clinics and resource centers are critical sources of care for women facing an unplanned pregnancy. These centers and clinics often provide counseling, parenting classes, diapers, clothing, and formula that can truly make an impact in a woman’s life.

Robyn Chambers is the Executive Director of Advocacy for Children with Focus on the Family. Today she urges listeners to find a local crisis pregnancy center and either contribute financially or volunteer. There are thousands of women and babies who need our help.

Click here for more information about pro-life issues from Focus on the Family.

Click here for more information about Robyn Chambers.

Questions/Issues Discussed:

Praise God – many abortion providers closed their doors after the recent Supreme Court decision. What about those that have remained open? Robyn reveals that they are becoming more aggressive, pushing abortion harder than before.

Why don’t many women turn to a local church immediately for help when they discover they’re pregnant? Robyn shares her own story and discusses why many churches don’t offer resources to the community.

How can we help local pregnancy centers support expectant mothers and their unborn babies? Robyn discusses the many ways we can help with both pre-natal and post-natal care.



SCHOOL MARSHALS: GOOD OR BAD IDEA?
Discussed by Dr. Derek Cohen
with Texas Public Policy Foundation (www.TexasPolicy.com)

In many Texas schools, there is no armed presence protecting our children. However, under the Texas school marshal and school guardian programs, there can be.

Dr. Derek Cohen believes there should definitely be more protection and explains how and why Texas can accomplish this. Dr. Cohen is the Vice President at Right on Crime, a division of the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Click here for more from Dr. Derek Cohen at the Right on Crime.

Click here for more from Dr. Derek Cohen at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Click here for more information on the Texas school marshal and guardian programs.

Questions/Issues Discussed:

Do our children deserve better protection while attending public school in Texas?

Can a determined shooter inflict tremendous harm in eight minutes or less within a school setting?

Is training and arming school personnel, including teachers, part of the solution? Dr. Cohen reveals details of a survey that the American Federation of Teachers conducted of their members.

What is the difference between a School Resource Officer, a School Guardian, and a School Marshal? How much would it cost each public school to employ them?

Should the Texas Legislature fully fund the Texas school marshal and guardian programs?

Click here to contact the Texas Public Policy Foundation with your opinion on this important issue.



ONLY JESUS
Discussed by Pastor Jarrett Stephens
with Champion Forest Baptist Church (www.ChampionForest.org)


Day 2

Is prayer a priority to you? Where do you pray? Why do you pray?

Pastor Jarrett Stephens subs in for Mark Lanier this week while he is on vacation, continuing the Snapshots of Jesus series. Pastor Jarrett will be teaching from Luke 9, specifically the Transfiguration in verses 28-36.

To view Pastor Jarrett’s video for this lesson, click here.

If you have a prayer request, need Scripture encouragement, or would like a copy of Mark’s lessons each week, email wantmore@biblical-literacy.org

Questions/Issues Discussed:

Who did people think Jesus was? Was he physically different than other men? What did his own family say about Jesus? (Luke 9:18-20; Isaiah 53:2b; Mark 3:21)

Did Jesus have emotions just like we do? Did he bleed just like we do? (John 1:14; Philippians 2:6-7)

Why did Jesus willingly lay aside his deity when he came to earth to live as a man?

Why did the Transfiguration take place after a time of prayer? Why did Luke write so often about Jesus’ prayer life? Where did Jesus often pray? (Luke 3; Luke 4; Luke 6; Luke 9:18) Pastor Jarrett says: “Prayer was as natural to Jesus as breathing.”

For more information about Mark Lanier’s Biblical Literacy class, click here



THE CHOICE IS YOURS
Discussed by John Wills
with Champion Forest Baptist Church (www.ChampionForest.org)

Day 2

Pastor John Wills continues the Summer Hits sermon series with his favorite Scripture passage: John 3:16.

Find Pastor John Wills’ sermon here.

Pastor John Wills is the Global Missions Pastor at Champion Forest Baptist Church. Click here for more information about missions at CFBC

Questions/Issues Discussed:

What is God’s greatest motivation for His creation? (Psalm 30) One of Pastor John’s friends likes to say: “God has a crush on all of us that He never gets over.”

Can we ever stray so far away from God that He won’t want us back? Pastor John shares a story from Max Lucado about a girl longed for the city lights…

How does John 3:16 read in different translations of the Bible? These are beautiful!

What does it mean to believe in something, especially God? Pastor John admits that at one time he was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan. Why he hasn’t worn a Cowboys jersey, though, in 18 years?

NOTE: Click here for more information about the Perspectives Class at CFBC beginning August 23, 2022.

If you have never accepted Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior, text the word JESUS to 77069 and a pastor or counselor from CFBC will call you back.


For more details about Champion Forest Baptist Church, click here



 

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