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The U.S. National Parks have a series of FREE days this year!
January 14-16 – Martin Luther King Jr. weekend
I spent the end of last week in Atlanta at Passion 2012 and the coolest moment for me was standing next to Matt Maher as they were closing out the night on Wednesday.
Matt Maher wrote all the music for Passion 2012 with Chris Tomlin & Jason Ingram. They spend 2 weeks at Chris Tomlin's house writing back in April, and then they came back in November and finished them up. As I looked out over the Georgia Dome at 45,000 college students singing and yelling with their hands in the air, I looked over and Matt Marr was standing next to me.
He was yelling out the words he wrote and pointing his finger up in the air singing, “ We raise our white flag, we surrender all to you…. It’s all for you…… we raise our white flag, the war over…. love has come…. your love has won!”
Very interesting article from Kara Powell from Fuller Youth Institute talking about why so many students don’t stick with their Christian faith after high school. (This was on Relevantmagazine.com)
She says there’s a sociologist names Tim Clydesdale— who says after students graduate from high school. They place important parts of themselves in an "identity lock-box," and their faith is often part of that.
Here's a video of modern day Bethlehem. It's actually part of Palestine now and it's heavily armed with checkpoints and strict laws. Bethlehem is in the central West Bank and about 5 miles south of Jerusalem. About 30,000 people live there today. Relevant Magazine did an article about what Jesus would face if he was born into Bethlehem today. It's really interesting- check it out here.
Trans Siberian Orchestra is coming to Las Vegas for 2 different shows.
Both are on Thursday 12/29 at The Thomas & Mack in Las Vegas.
Click here for ticket info!
Skype is giving you free wireless internet this Christmas if you're waiting at an airport!
Shout out to my hood! Henderson, Nevada was ranked "the second safest City in America" by Forbes Magazine!
The only city to beat Henderson was Plano, Texas. (A suburb of Dallas) The ratings were based on factors like the violent crime rate, FBI stats and traffic deaths. Here's a link to the whole article.
Did Forbes get it right? Share your thoughts below!
Two weeks ago, we were looking for guys who were thinking of proposing to their girlfriends. We had TONS of email with great stories for the SOS Radio Christmas Give! This Saturday Evan Faircloth proposed to his girlfriend Amy! SOS Radio, In12Days.net, Michael E. Minden Diamond Jewelers and Executive Limousine put together a WILD plan for his proposal.
Evan works as a custodian at South Hills Church in Henderson, Nevada. He's going to school at Lincoln Christian University to be a pastor.
I had an email from Kim who has been struggling with leaving a bad relationship and moving forward.
She wants to connect and make new friends at church and wanted some advice. There were some great calls from listeners about this. LIKE & Share this on Facebook/Twitter!
I love the Christmas movies like Charlie Brown, How The Grinch that Stole Christmas, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer & Home Alone - but I never seem to catch them on my TV.
So download this schedule and set the DVR! I found them!