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TCO 5/27/17: “Hero: Being the Strong Father for Your Children”

The day after the horrific terror attack in Manchester, Salem hosts Kevin McCullough and Eric Metaxas discussed the event. Kevin McCullough also interviewed Bernie Kerik, the police commissioner in New York City during the 9/11 terror attack. Georgene Rice spoke with Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, about the Notre Dame students who walked out on Vice President Mike Pence during a commencement address. Dr. Albert Mohler weighed in on this trend at universities. Dr. Meg Meeker, author of “Hero: Being the Strong Father for Your Children” joined the Don Kroah Show. Jim Campbell, ADF senior legal counsel, went on the Frank Sontag Show to discuss an important victory for religious liberty in Kentucky. Bob Burney reports on how the legalization of marijuana has harmed Colorado.

 

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TCO 5/20/17: Christians Fleeing the Middle East

Don Kroah turns to former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy to sort out the allegations that President Trump pressured former FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation. National Review’s David French joins John and Kathy to discuss the Comey firing by Trump. Jeremy Dys of First Liberty Institute talks about the state of the federal bench with Georgene Rice. Jeanne Mancini of the “March for Life Education and Defense Fund” looks at a very important pro-life provision in a bill just passed by the House of Representatives. Co-author Amie Parnes chats with Bill Bunkley about her new book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.” Author and missionary Tom Doyle joins Craig Roberts to share the latest on Christian persecution in the Middle East. Dr. Albert Mohler continues this theme by explaining how grave the Christian exodus is from the Middle East.

 

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TCO 5/13/17: Is the Netflix Drama “13 Reasons Why” Good for America?

After President Trump signed his executive order on religious liberty, some Christians were skeptical while others were hopeful. Eric Metaxas interviewed one of the “less than impressed,” John Zmirak of “The Stream” while Don Kroah spoke with the more optimistic Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters. Townhall columnist Guy Benson joined Kevin McCullough to discuss the healthcare bill that passed in the House. Ed Haislmaier of the Heritage Foundation describes what’s in the bill with Georgene Rice. Carmen LaBerge talks with veteran researcher George Barna about some interesting findings regarding Christians and their interest in changing the culture. Kay Warren takes on a controversial new Netflix drama called “13 Reasons Why” with Frank Sontag.

 

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TCO 5/6/17: “The God Conversation”

Everett Piper, president of Oklahoman Wesleyan University, joins Frank Sontag to offer his perspective on the intolerance of the left on university campuses today. Craig Roberts picks up on this theme with author and journalist Kirsten Powers. Economist Jerry Bowyer talks about Trump’s economic plan on Let’s Talk with Mark Elfstrand. Mat Staver of the Liberty Institute notes one significant compromise on abortion in the latest spending bill on the Don Kroah Show. Mark Elfstrand turns to Biola professor Tim Muelhoff to learn more about his book “The God Conversation.” David Green, founder of Hobby Lobby, joins the Eric Metaxas Show to discuss his latest book “Giving It All Away.” Albert Mohler looks at a disturbing trend in politics—the rise of crass language.

 

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TCO 4/29/17: Fight Temptation with a Greater Joy

Mike Ciandella of the Media Research Center evaluates Trump’s first 100 days in office on the Georgene Rice Show. Mark Elfstrand turns to Fred Barnes of the Weekly Standard to discuss the rise of left-wing violence. Bruce Klingner of the Heritage Foundation talks about the latest tensions on the Korean peninsula. Columnist and author Victor Davis Hansen continues on the topic of North Korea–arguing that the United States needs to employ a strategy of deterrence. Pastor Philip DeCourcy teaches how to fight temptation effectively and grow in grace on the Frank Sontag Show. Jaquelle Crowe, author of “This Changes Everything: How the Gospel Changes the Teen Years,” joins Let’s Talk with Mark Elfstrand. David Limbaugh, author of “The True Jesus: Uncovering the Divinity of Christ in the Gospels,” joins the Don Kroah Show.

 

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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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