Episode 545

CVS Employee Fired for Discrimination, Adoption and Foster Care Summit & Developing a Two-Room Strategy for Prayer

Feb 14, 2024

In Florida, a legal dispute has emerged involving Gunna Kristofersdottir, a former CVS employee who was fired for refusing to sell birth control, citing her religious beliefs. Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas is partnering with Send Relief and other organizations to host an Adoption and Foster Care Summit. And, building on the foundation of open dialogue with God, Kie Bowman introduces us to the second critical aspect of his “Two-Room Strategy for Prayer” the listening room.

Transcript

In Florida, a legal dispute has emerged involving Gunna Kristofersdottir, a former CVS employee who was fired for refusing to sell birth control, citing her religious beliefs.

Kristofersdottir has sued CVS, alleging religious discrimination for not accommodating her spiritual convictions.

This lawsuit is being closely monitored, as its outcome could influence how religious accommodations are managed in workplaces nationwide…underscores the ongoing debate over employee rights and the extent of employer’s obligations to accommodate personal faith.
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Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas is partnering with Send Relief and other organizations to host an Adoption and Foster Care Summit.

This event is scheduled for April 13 aims to empower and educate families who are considering adoption or foster care, highlighting the vital role of the church in tackling the orphan crisis.

Organizers says attendees will benefit from insightful sessions led by experienced leaders and organizations passionately working in the field.

They say the summit is more than just a conference; it’s a call to action for those willing to open their hearts and homes to children in need, offering them hope and a future.
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Every day, hundreds of thousands of people die without the hope of Jesus. Your faithful prayers will make a difference. That’s why the IMB created a free 18-month calendar, called “Impacting Lostness Through Prayer”. It provides guidance, reminders and encouragement as you pray for individuals and communities who have yet to hear the gospel. Learn more about this free resource at IMB.org/prayercalendar.
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Building on the foundation of open dialogue with God, Kie Bowman introduces us to the second critical aspect of his “Two-Room Strategy for Prayer” the listening room.

After we’ve poured out our hearts in the first room, we step into a space of quiet reflection, awaiting God’s voice. This room challenges us to silence our inner chatter and be still, highlighting the transformative power of listening in our spiritual journey.

Bowman’s insight into prayer as a two-way conversation with God offers a refreshing perspective, urging us to not only seek God’s guidance but also to be receptive to the wisdom He imparts.

In this second room, we learn patience, humility, and the art of discerning God’;s will, enriching our prayer life with a deeper sense of peace and purpose.

Through Bowman’s two-room strategy, believers are invited to explore a more fulfilling, dynamic relationship with God, where every prayer is a step closer to understanding His heart and plan for our lives.

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