Christian Outlook 12/20/14: A Christmas Special


  • Nancy Guthrie teaches us how to prepare our hearts in anticipation of Christmas on the Janet Mefferd Show (1:20).
  • Steve Estes provides a fresh application of the Proverbs for this Christmas season on the Georgene Rice Show (8:40).
  • Alistair Begg helps create in us a sense of how much was fulfilled in the birth of the Christ child (13:00).
  • Albert Mohler explains how many Christians get the Christmas story wrong (22:00).
  • On the John and Kathy Show, Jerry Bowyer explains the social context of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” (27:55).
  • Mike Gallagher shares how CBS fought almost everything related to the beloved “Charlie Brown Christmas” special when it first aired in 1965 (33:55).

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Christian Outlook 12/13/14: Remembering WWII Hero, Louie Zamperini


  • With Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu’s loss in Louisiana, the Republicans now dominate the South, from North Carolina to Texas. Albert Mohler explains (1:25).
  • Genevieve Wood of the Heritage Foundation argues that the GOP needs to use every tool at its disposal to block President Obama’s provocative move on the immigration status of millions of people (5:35).
  • Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council highlights another controversial move by President Obama, this one involving gender identity (9:40).
  • Frank Sontag reminds us that the Bible instructs us to submit to our authorities, although many people do not (13:00).
  • Louie Zamperini was one of the greatest runners of the 20th century and a WWII hero. His son, Luke, joined Frank Sontag to discuss his father’s life (22:00).


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Christian Outlook 12/6/14: The Christian Response to Ferguson


  • Greg Yoder of Mission Network News talks about the gravest of persecutions facing Christians around the world (1:25).
  • Author Michael Coren shares thoughts from his book “Hatred: Islam’s War on Christianity” (6:50).
  • Pastor Brian Loritts of Fellowship Memphis speaks about the Ferguson decision(13:00).
  • Pastor Dimas Salaberrios from Infinity Bible Church also weighs in on the Ferguson decision (18:35).
  • Frank Mastronaldo of “Only Hope Prison Ministries” is on KKLA in Los Angeles (22:00).
  • Albert Mohler provides analysis on “The Spiritual Shape of Political Ideas” (28:00).


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Christian Outlook 11/29/2014: Jesus: Fully God and Fully Man


  • Author and professor Bruce Ware discusses the human aspects of Christ in “The Man Christ Jesus.” (2:35).
  • Author Eric Metaxas shares thoughts from his biography on 20th century theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. (13:00).
  • William Wilberforce was the driving force behind freeing the slaves of England. Marvin Olasky of World Magazine talks about his life. (22:00).
  • What does it mean to be a man? Talk show host Bill Bennett shares words of wisdom from his book “The Book of Man.” (27:55-end).

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Christian Outlook 11/22/14: C.S. Lewis Special


  • Janet Mefferd speaks with author Alister McGrath about his book “C.S. Lewis: A Life.” (1:35).
  • C.S. Lewis’s stepson, Douglas Gresham, explains the story behind “Mere Christianity.” (8:25).
  • Devon Brown, author of “A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis” was a guest of John Hall and Kathy Emmons. (12:50).
  • John West, author of “The Magician’s Twin”, considers how C.S. Lewis would have confronted the argument over human origins today. (21:50).
  • Max McLean joins host Janet Mefferd to discuss “The Great Divorce.” (27:45).

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Christian Outlook 11/15/14: 25 Years Ago, the Berlin Wall Came Tumbling Down


  • Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton gives his take on the midterm elections (1:50).
  • Alveda King, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., reminds us that we need to pray over the case of Michael Brown (6:45).
  • James Phillips of the Heritage Foundation argues that Obama’s ISIS policy is not working (8:45).
  • 25 years ago the Berlin wall came tumbling down. Historian Kengor of Grove City College talks to Janet Mefferd about how the church and Ronald Reagan made that possible (13:00).
  • Mark Elfstrand turns to Eric Metaxas for his take on miracles (21:50).
  • J.D. Greear has written a new book on the Holy Spirit: “Jesus, Continued … Why the Spirit Inside You Is Better than Jesus Beside You” (27:50).

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Christian Outlook 11-1-14: “Culture Shock”


  • Bill Kristol discusses the Senate races (1:35) and Tom Cotton talks about his Senate race in Arkansas (6:30).
  • A passionate caller asks listeners to vote (9:35).
  • Mark Steyn on his new book “The Undocumented Mark Steyn” (12:55).
  • Frank Gaffney warns of Sharia Law (21:40).
  • Chip Ingraham talks about his new book “Culture Shock” (27:50).

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Christian Outlook 10/25/14: Michael Horton on Ordinary Faith in a Radical World


  • Kelly Shackelford of the Liberty Institute (1:25) and Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council discuss the Houston mayor’s decision to try and seize sermons from pastors (5:05).
  • Russell Moore of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission on the role of the Gospel in a fast-changing culture (8:55).
  • Bill Bennett gets the latest on the Senate races from Shawn Trende of Real Clear Politics (13:00).
  • Kara Tippetts, a Christian who is dying of cancer, has penned a letter to another young woman battling cancer who intends on taking her own life under Oregon’s “right-to-die” legislation (17:55).
  • Michael Horton shares thoughts from his new book “Ordinary” (27:55).

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Christian Outlook 10/18/14: Marriage Is More Than Just Staying Together


  • The mayor of Houston is targeting Christian pastors. Eric Stanley with Alliance Defending Freedom explains (1:25).
  • Ebola rages in Africa. Jane Orient of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons gives analysis (6:55).
  • Albert Mohler criticizes the Catholic Church’s stunning move toward embracing homosexuality (13:00).
  • Gary Thomas shares thoughts from his book, “A Lifelong Love: What if Marriage is More Than Just Staying Together” (21:45)
  • Pastor Voddie Bauchum talks about the first Adam and the last Adam, Jesus Christ (27:40).
  • Pastor David Jeremiah says that the book of Revelation is a book of hope (35:40).

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Christian Outlook 10/11/14: Jerry Bridges on his book “God Took Me by the Hand”


  • Travis Weber of the Family Research Council on the Supreme Court non-decision on same-sex marriage.
  • Russell Moore of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Council talks about Christians staying engaged in the public square.
  • Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, addresses the problem with today’s young people and their views on homosexuality and sexual sin.
  • Merrill Matthews of the Institute for Policy Innovation calls out the IRS.
  • Reggie Littlejohn of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers talks about abortion in China.
  • Stephen Meyer of the Discovery Institute refutes mainstream Darwinian arguments.
  • Jerry Bridges talks about his new book “God Took Me by the Hand.”
  • Britt Merrick of Reality Church in Southern California shares thoughts from his latest book, “Godspeed: Making Christ’s Mission Your Own.”

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