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TCO 4/22/17: Lee Strobel’s New Film, “The Case for Christ”

Bob Fu of China Aid looks at the latest steps the Chinese government is taking to tighten its grip on its Christian population on the Don Kroah Show. Columnist and author Maggie Gallagher talks with Georgene Rice about an important religious liberty case brought before the Supreme Court this week. Former Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf joins Kroah’s show to discuss Christian persecution in Egypt and Nigeria. Pastor John MacArthur tells Frank Sontag that America is living in a “Romans 1” era. Kevin McCullough interviews Lee Strobel about his new film, “The Case for Christ.” Albert Mohler reports and opines on a recent conversation between President Jimmy Carter and NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof.

 

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TCO 4/15/17: The Risen Christ: An Easter Special

Pastor Philip De Courcy of the ministry “Know the Truth” explains the meaning of “propitiation”–the paying of a price in order to satisfy justice (1:25). Pastor and radio programmer Alistair Begg helps answer the question of what it means to really believe in Christ by looking at 1 Corinthians 15 (13:00). Albert Mohler, the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, focuses on the significance of the empty tomb in Matthew 28 (22:00). Chuck Swindoll of “Insight for Living” captures the exhilaration that comes with the recognition that Jesus Christ is risen from the dead (27:55).

 

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TCO 4/8/17: Rod Dreher’s “The Benedict Option”

In this special edition of The Christian Outlook, Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, sits down with author Rod Dreher to talk about his new book, “The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation.” Dr. Mohler’s wide-ranging interview with Dreher covers the magnitude of the political and cultural changes we are witnessing in America. Dreher is calling upon Christians to return to the first principles of the faith as militant secularism is on the rise and the culture is increasingly hostile toward the religious liberties of Christians.

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TCO 4/1/17: “Our Daddy in Heaven”

In the lead up to the failure of the GOP health care bill, Georgene Rice spoke with the Heritage Foundation’s Ed Haislmaier. Guy Benson, Townhall political editor, joined Kevin McCullough Live to talk about why many congressmen pulled their votes from the legislation. Brad Jacob, associate law professor at Regent University, discussed the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch with Mark Elfstrand. Dr. Jenna Ellis, assistant professor of legal studies at Colorado Christian University, continues the conversation about Judge Gorsuch with Craig Roberts. Chris Freund of the Family Foundation explains the repercussions of Virginia Governor Terry McAullife’s veto of a bill that would have protected religious freedom. David Gallagher of Open Arms International shares thoughts from his book, “Our Daddy in Heaven” on the Georgene Rice Show. Dr. Albert Mohler reports on a disturbing story about the treatment of Pastor Timothy Keller at the hands of Princeton Theological Seminary.

 

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TCO 3/25/17: Powerful Arguments for Saving Your Marriage

Georgene Rice discusses the demeanor of Judge Neil Gorsuch with the Heritage Foundation’s John Malcolm. Don Kroah converses with Cliff May, founder and president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, about the Trump administration’s tough stance against the North Korean regime. Robert Nicholson, executive director of the Philos project, speaks with Don Kroah about the Coptic Christians’ plight in Egypt. David Kinnaman, president of the Barna Group, discusses the findings of a new study on pastors in America. On the Bill Bunkley Show, Dr. Diane Medved shares insight from her new book, “Don’t Divorce: Powerful Arguments for Saving and Revitalizing Your Marriage.” Dr. Albert Mohler looks at a stunning statement made by Senator Diane Feinstein.

 

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TCO 3/18/17: “And She Still Laughs”

Kevin McCullough turns to Townhall’s Guy Benson to discuss the challenge of repealing and replacing Obamacare and why the Republican bill, although not perfect, would fix a lot of the failings of the current law. Elijah Brown of the 21st Century joins the Don Kroah Show to underscore the need for the U.S. and other nations to help with the violence and refugee crisis in the Middle East. Mark Elfstrand interviews the Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall about how the left and the right might work tother on gender issues. We also hear from a couple of voices from a recent Heritage panel on the issue of transgenderism. Larry Schweikart, author of “How Trump Won,” tells Bill Bunkley why he thought Donald Trump would win the presidency long before others got on the Trump train. Kate Merrick shares her thoughts about strong women in the Bible and their struggle with human loss as chronicled in her book, “And She Still Laughs” on the Frank Sontag Show.

 

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TCO 3/11/17: A Look at Christian Refugees

Don Kroah speaks with Peter Sprigg, senior fellow for policy studies at Family Research Council, about the Trump administration’s latest move to empower the states over the transgender issue. Craig Roberts discourses with Brad Dacus of the Pacific Justice Institute about the proper policy the United States should have toward Christians who are being persecuted in the Middle East. Georgene Rice reviews an important religious liberty case making its way through the courts with Mike Berry, senior legal council at First Liberty. David Spoon interviews Dr. Mark Goodacre about an exciting new series on CNN that looks seriously at the historical circumstances surrounding Jesus’ life. Bill Bunkley talks with Focus on the Family’s Glenn Stanton about college kids who are so pampered that they grow up to whine about micro-aggressions. Michelle Mendoza examines the scourge of human trafficking with The Stream’s Nancy Flory. Bill Bunkley and author Ashley McGuire converse about how co-ed college dorms lead to a rise in sex crimes.

 

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TCO 3/4/17: Defending Christian Truth in the Post-Modern Era

Genevieve Wood of the Heritage Foundation reviews President Trump’s presidential and stirring address to Congress on the Don Kroah Show. Owen Strachan of the Midwest Baptist Theological Seminary converses with Kevin McCullough about President Trump’s recent decision to rescind an order by former President Obama compelling schools across the country to grant bathroom access based not on biological sex, but on stated gender identity. John Stonestreet of Breakpoint explains gender confusion in the U.K. with Mark Elfstrand. Don Kroah turns to Jay Richards, author and contributor to TheStream.org, to learn more about the current ideological trends in America. Christian apologist J. Warner Wallace shares his thoughts on how to train young men and women to effectively defend the gospel. Bob Burney reports on a young female (who identifies as a male) who recently won a wrestling championship.

 

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TCO 2/25/17: An Abortion Survivor Tells Her Stunning Story

Frank Sontag speaks with Barronelle Stutzman and Alliance Defending Freedom’s Kristen Waggoner about an important religious liberty case that is likely to make its way to the Supreme Court. Pastor Robert Jeffress joins the Don Kroah Show to talk about the left’s attacks on Melania Trump for reading the Lord’s Prayer. Author and columnist Todd Starnes shares thoughts from his book, “The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again,” on the Eric Metaxas Show. Melissa Ohden is an abortion survivor who tells her remarkable story to Mark Elfstrand. Dr. Albert Mohler shares the backstory to Norma McCorvey (a.k.a. Jane Roe of Roe vs. Wade) who died last weekend.

 

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TCO 2/18/17: A Christian Response to Civilizational Decline

Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, joins Bill Bunkley to discuss President Trump’s leadership and religious liberty issues. Travis Wussow of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission updates Bill Bunkley on Planned Parenthood. Stephen Herried of TheStream.org discusses persecuted Christians in the Middle East with Don Kroah. Georgene Rice interviews the Heritage Foundation’s Ted Bromund about the latest on the U.K.’s departure from the European Union. ESPN’s Chris Broussard talks about the need for more godly men on the Frank Sontag Show. Eric Metaxas and Anthony Esolen, a professor at Providence College, look at what needs to change in society regarding marriage and children in order to avoid societal collapse. Bob Burney reports on a new study that makes a very important point concerning the difference between marriage and cohabitation in terms of raising children.

 

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