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Hambrick to appear on Huckabee talk show

Xavier Smith • Oct 11, 2017 at 1:44 PM

Mt. Juliet police Chief James Hambrick will appear on the “Huckabee Show” this weekend to discuss police and racial relations in America.

The “Huckabee Show” debuted on the Trinity Broadcasting Network on Oct. 7 and features former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee as he interviews guests in a late night show setting.

"This program is a place where we talk to newsmakers and celebrities in a civil and respectful manner, as well as introduce America to some not-so-famous people whose stories remind us that the greatness of our nation is about the people who love God, raise their families and serve their neighbors,” Huckabee said.

Hambrick will be Huckabee’s second featured guest on the show after former Three Dog Night lead vocalist Chuck Negron appeared on Saturday’s show. He said show producers learned about him through the internet and asked him to appear on the show to discuss policing and race relations in America.

“It’s not about James Hambrick. I represent Mt. Juliet. I represent Wilson County, so to have that honor of being on the show is good for Wilson County as a whole. It’s an honor,” Hambrick said.

Hambrick said he doesn’t know exactly what Huckabee will ask him, but he believes two things will cure the ills of police and race relations in the country.

“Love and respect for humanity and for your fellow man. I’ve been hearing a lot of talk here lately about how we have to understand one another. Whether that’s partially true, I don’t think that’s where the ultimate goal should be. I think our ultimate goal should be love and respect, because I can understand you and still not love and respect you,” Hambrick said.

Hambrick became an ordained minister in 1994 and said there’s one goal for his appearance on Huckabee’s show.

“My ultimate thing is to make Christ known. It’s about understanding who we are and being real and knowing we have things that are trying to divide races. Only Christ can bring that total healing back,” he said. “I tell people all the time, just because I’m a pastor, I don’t go around these hallways just preaching all day. I try to live my life and be an example and reflection of Christ.”

The show airs Saturday at 7 p.m. on TBN. For more information, visit tbn.org/huckabee.

 

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