Christian Wisdom for College Grads

The Christian Outlook – May 26, 2018

Kevin McCullough talks with Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal who has been closely following the story about the FBI informant that was placed within the Trump campaign. Bob Burney explains how the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, caught the attention of many, with his comments to a gay man in a recent encounter. Albert Mohler shares how the Pope has been giving an informal “wink and nod” to many controversial topics opposed Catholic teaching. Pete Peterson of Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Public Policy and Craig Roberts has more on California Assembly Bill 2943, that is aimed at restricting counseling services and materials related to sexual orientation. Don Kroah talks with Ladi Peter Thompson, his Nigerian guest, who shares about his experience with Boko Haram and the many underlying forms it is taking. Terry Mattingly speaks with Eric Metaxas about the life and writings of author/journalist Tom Wolfe who passed on May 14 at age 88. Author Erica Reitz and Mark Elfstrand discuss her new book, After College: Navigating Transitions, Relationships and Faith. John Moriarty, an Ohio pastor and avid runner, joins Bob Burney to talk about an upcoming a run organized to shed light on problem of human trafficking.

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Tension and Celebration as the United States Moves Embassy to Jerusalem

The Christian Outlook – May 19, 2018

Wall Street Journal editor Kimberly Strassel joins Kevin McCullough to discuss the Journal’s story that questions whether the FBI did, in fact, spy on the 2016 Trump campaign with the intent of doing it harm. Don Kroah and Cliff May, founder and president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, take another look at the canceled Iran Deal. Alliance Defending Freedom, president and CEO Michael Ferris sits in with Don Kroah to talk about how ADF landed on a hate group list by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Seminary, explains the historical significance of the move of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Dr. Tony Evans joins Bob Burney to explain why it is never too late for God’s saving grace in his book, Your Comeback. Arlene Pellicane, author of her book Parents Rising, offers up practical parenting advise with Georgene Rice. Bob Burney has a closing look at the demonstrations that followed the U.S. Embassy move and that, information gleaned from mainstream media, ignores that most of those killed were with the terrorist organization Hamas.

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Our American Moment and the Public Square as the Battleground of the Gods

The Christian Outlook – May 12, 2018

Albert Mohler looks at why Republicans feel like they are losing even though they control the House of Representatives, Senate, and the White House. Bob Burney sits down with William Federer, author and creator of the American Minute to discuss efforts to change American ideals in ways, that if successful over the long haul, would make our nation something essentially different that we were at our founding. Jonathan Leeman, of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, and author of How the Nations Rage: Rethinking Faith and Politics in a Divided Age, joins Mark Elfstrand as they examine the erosion of some of our national core values and virtues and what we, as Christians, should be reminding ourselves of. Bob Burney hosts theologian Owen Strachan who makes the point that we must take care to get the center of Christ’s message right and the central point of His death right. The voice of “Truth for Life,” Alistair Begg joins Craig Roberts to encourage us to get back to the scriptures and back to the cross so we can be shaped by God’s Spirit to be a more effective Christian witness. They also remind us that the Christ we serve is not only a resurrected Savior but also an ascended King who rules over the cosmos and is sovereign over His creation.

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