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Religious Freedom Faces Major Challenge in the State of California


The Christian Outlook — April 21, 2018

Kevin McCullough discusses with New York Post reporter Michael Goodwin the James Comey interview with George Stephanopoulos, as well as Comey’s book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.” Don Kroah invites Frank Wolf, co-founder of the 21st-Century Wilberforce Initiative, to share about 50-year-old pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been serving the people of Turkey for 23 years, and is in desperate need of  prayer as he battles Turkish courts for his freedom. Frank Sontag discusses with Jim Daly of Focus on the Family, the ominous Assembly Bill 2943, which is racing through Californian legislature, taking religious freedom with it.  Don Kroah speaks with Jerry Johnson, president and CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, who has been warning many of the growing trend of Christian and conservative censorship online. While sitting in with Georgene Rice, Joshua Chatraw makes the Biblical admonition to “contend earnestly for the faith” a tad easier with his book “Apologetics at the Cross: An Introduction for Christian Witness.” Bob Burney exposes how anti-God the New Yorker Magazine is by reading from an article about how Chick-fil-A is a cultural threat.

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Syria, the Shifting Center of Christianity and a Founder of Christian Rock


The Christian Outlook – April 14, 2018

Don Kroah turns to Cliff May of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies for his analysis of the recent chemical attack in Syria by the al-Assad regime.  With mid-term elections on the horizon and a number of Republicans in both the House and Senate leaving, including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Kevin McCullough sits down with Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal to look at the possible ramifications. Facebook and it’s CED, Mark Zuckerberg, are under fire for how the social media giant sells or makes use of the data of their estimated 2.2 billion users and Karol Markowicz of the New York Post and Kevin McCullough examine issue. While some feel the future of Christianity looks dim, author Brian Stiller and Georgene Rice talk about how it’s only moved to Timbuktu as they discuss his new book, “From Jerusalem to Timbuktu: A World Tour of the Spread of Christianity.” Eric Metaxas and biographer Greg Thornbury travel back to the late 1960’s and early 1970’s  to look at the life of Larry Norman, widely recognized as a pioneer of Christian rock and roll. And while they are there, they also examine the Jesus Movement and the messy and undeniable work of the Spirit in the lives of many within that subculture.

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State of California Looks to Make Some Church Counseling Illegal


The Christian Outlook – April 7, 2018

Mat Staver, founder and chairman of the Liberty Counsel, joins Georgene Rice to talk about California’s attempt to dictate what type of counseling help is legal and what is illegal. Mark Elfstrand and John Stonestreet, President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, examine the topic of school shootings and violence. Frank Sontag addresses troubling statistics pointing to the fatherlessness of our nation’s children. Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Seminary, tackles the issue of the decline of European Christianity. Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs shares with Georgene Rice about the book detailing martyrs Richard and Sabrina Wurmbrand, “Wurmbrand, Tortured for Christ.” Julie Woodley joins Mark Elfstrand to share details of her nightmarish childhood, and the people she thought she could trust and turn to for help, but betrayed her. Bob Burney explains the latest stop on the unstoppable locomotive of political correctness that has barreled through colleges and workplaces, sparing almost no one.

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The Risen Christ: An Easter Special


The Christian Outlook — March 30, 2018

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. 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. Albert Mohler, the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, focuses on the significance of the empty tomb in Matthew 28. Chuck Swindoll of “Insight for Living” captures the exhilaration that comes with the recognition that Jesus Christ is risen from the dead.

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The Story Behind the Faith-Based Film that Stunned Hollywood

The Christian Outlook — March 24, 2018

Kevin McCullough speaks with Kevin Theriot, senior counsel and vice president of the Center for Life with Alliance Defending Freedom, about the Supreme Court case where California is requiring pro-life clinics to promote abortion. Frank Sontag speaks with Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, on the latest politically correct absurdity, Lake Ingle being banned from a Christian Theology class. Eric Metaxas invites Bart Millard to share his moving story behind the song “I Can Only Imagine,” leading up to the now released movie that has stunned Hollywood. Mark Morano sits in with Georgene Rice to discuss his book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change. Mark Elfstrand talks with Lisa Anderson, the director of Young Adults at Focus on the Family about the trend in premarital sex in the Church. Frank Sontag shares about Simon’s College in Boston that came up with an “anti-oppression library guide.”

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