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Christian Outlook 1/23/16: A World War II Survivor Shares Her Miraculous Story

Mark Elfstrand turned to Paul Kengor of Grove City College to discuss Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ rise in the polls and the threat that presents to Hillary Clinton (2:00). Joe Loconte of the King’s College joined Kevin McCullough to look back on the destructive nature of President Obama’s presidency over the last seven years (6:10). John Stonestreet calls on Christians to re-engage in the battles of life (13:00). Yolanda Entz was a young, Jewish girl in Nazi Germany. She shares her miraculous story of how God kept her safe from the Nazi regime (22:00-end).

 

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Christian Outlook 1/16/16: Finding Success in a Culture of Entitlement

President Obama promises to use controversial means to clamp down on guns. Erich Pratt of Gun Owners of America defends the 2nd Amendment on Craig Roberts’ Life Line. Luke Adler has been a U.S. marshal and a member of a SWAT team. He joined Eric Metaxas to share why he’s concerned with Obama’s actions. Constitutional expert John Malcolm joined Georgene Rice to talk about the issue as well. Brad Dacus, president of the Pacific Justice Institute, is working to defend pro-life clinics in California where a new law has been passed to help abortion. Don Kroah interviewed Brad Mattes, president of Life Issues Institute, to discuss the life issue. Wheaton College made headlines recently when a professor claimed that Muslims and Christians worship the same god. Albert Mohler explains on his Briefing program. Dr. John Townsend talks about his new book “The Entitlement Cure: Finding Success in a Culture of Entitlement” with Georgene Rice. Dr. Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptists joined Frank Sontag in L.A. to discuss the national lottery Powerball.

 

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Christian Outlook 1/9/16: C.S. Lewis: the Literary Figure and Friend

President Obama’s recent push for tougher gun laws while bypassing the Congress. Georgene Rice turned to author and columnist David Bernstein to talk about this distressing pattern of his executive leadership. Investor Steve Forbes joined Don Kroah to press his case for a flat tax. Likewise, Greg Thornbury of King’s College in New York advanced his argument for why a flat tax is a moral and biblical alternative to our current tax system while on Kevin McCullough’s show. Theologian Owen Strachan joined Frank Sontag to talk about living a life fully devoted to the good God that saved us. Walter Cooper served as C.S. Lewis’s secretary in the months preceding Lewis’s death. He reveals fascinating insight into the beloved Christian thinker and author with host Eric Metaxas.

 

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TCO 1/2/16: The Enduring Appeal of the Gospel

Nina Shea of Religious Freedom describes the atrocities faced by Christians in Iraq (1:35). Author Robert Spencer provides blunt clarity about the aims of ISIS in the Middle East (9:35). Mark Morano from the Climate Depot explains Pope Francis’ extreme global warming agenda (13:00). Albert Mohler interacts with Ross Douthat’s piece, “Springtime for Liberal Christianity” (17:25). Eric Metaxas speaks with David Daleiden of the Center for Medical Progress about the infamous Planned Parenthood videos (22:00). Frank Sontag interviews Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias about the truth of Christ and sharing the gospel with others (28:00).

 

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Christian Outlook 12/26/15: New Year’s Resolution: Love God More!

Mark Elfstrand talks with the President of Wheaton College, Phil Ryken, about his new book, “Why Everything Matters: The Gospel in Ecclesiastes.” Pastor Dan Delzell joins Frank Sontag to explain anew what God has done for us by sending his Son. Max McLean talks about C.S. Lewis’s “The Great Divorce” with Don Kroah. Apologist Ravi Zacharias explains how we find truth in Christ. Pastor Alistair Begg shares thoughts on what he calls the “great exchange” in his sermon “After Darkness, Light.”

 

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Christian Outlook 12/19/15: Advent: Preparing Your Heart for Christmas

Pastors Ray Pritchard and Dave Watson joined Kevin McCullough to discuss their books on Advent and how to prepare one’s heart for the celebration of Jesus’ birth. Steve Estes provides a fresh application of the Proverbs for this Christmas season on the Georgene Rice Show. Alistair Begg helps create in us a sense of how much was fulfilled in the birth of the Christ child. Albert Mohler explains how many Christians get the Christmas story wrong. On the John and Kathy Show, Jerry Bowyer explains the social context of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Mike Gallagher shares how CBS fought almost everything related to the beloved “Charlie Brown Christmas” special when it first aired in 1965.

 

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Christian Outlook 12/12/15: “The Emmaus Code”

George Saieg of the ministry Arabic Christian Perspective joined Frank Sontag to discuss Islam and how our hearts should be open to share the good news with our Muslim neighbor. Albert Mohler took a closer look at how many Muslims around the world support ISIS-like thinking in his Briefing Program. Mark Elfstrand turned to Jennifer Marshall of the Heritage Foundation to learn more about important Supreme Court decisions that will be made next year. Dan Darling of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission also joined Mark Elfstrand to talk about Christian efforts to impact the “public good.” Pastors Ray Pritchard and Dave Watson joined Kevin McCullough to discuss their Advent books. David Limbaugh joined Frank Sontag to talk about his new book, “The Emmaus Code.”

 

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Christian Outlook 12/5/15: The Christian Refugee Crisis in the Middle East

Frank Sontag turned to Russell Moore of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Council to sort through the ISIS attacks in a way that honors Christ (2:00). Craig Roberts spoke with author and missionary Tom Doyle about the Christian refugee crisis in Iraq and Syria (4:35). Don Kroah talked with Nina Shea, director of the Center for Religious Freedom, about what’s really happening with our government’s treatment of those seeking to flee the Islamic State (9:10). Don Kroah conducts an extended conversation with Canon Andrew White, who preached the gospel of Christ in Iraq until he was compelled to leave due to the rise of violence from ISIS (22:00).

 

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Christian Outlook 11/28/15: A C.S. Lewis Special

Don Kroah is joined by Max McLean who has brought to stage some of the classic works of Lewis (1:45). C.S. Lewis’s stepson, Douglas Gresham, explains the story behind “Mere Christianity” (8:55). Devon Brown, author of “A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis” was a guest of John Hall and Kathy Emmons (13:00). John West, author of “The Magician’s Twin”, considers how C.S. Lewis would have confronted the argument over human origins today (18:05). Eric Metaxas interviews Joe Laconte, author of “A Wardrobe, A Hobbit, and  Great War” (28:00).

 

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Christian Outlook 11/21/15: The Intoxicating Joy of Irresistible Grace

Pastor and author J.D. Greear reminds us about the true message of the Gospel (1:10). Timothy Paul Jones has co-authored “Proof: Finding Freedom through the Intoxicating Joy of Irresistible Grace” (7:25). Doug Mazza, president of Joni and Friends, shares his story about raising his disabled son (13:00). Joni Eareckson Tada tells of her life with quadriplegia (22:00). Theologian David Wells joins Mark Daniels to discuss the unchanging God and his “holy-love” (27:50).

 

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