TCO 9/17/16: Atheist Christopher Hitchens’ Journey of Faith

In a special edition of The Christian Outlook we look at the life and legacy of one of the most prominent atheists, the late Christopher Hitchens who died of esophageal cancer in 2011. We look at his life through the lens of Larry Taunton of “Fixed Point” ministries, a man who not only debated Hitchens, but who befriended him as well. Taunton wrote of his friendship with Hitchens in his book “The Faith of Christopher Hitchens.” He describes how Hitchens’ atheism just didn’t fit the full pattern of most other atheists. Taunton sat down for an extensive conversation with Salem Media’s Eric Metaxas and his “Socrates in the City” event.

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TCO 9/10/16: All But Normal – A Redemption Story

Frank Sontag and Nabeel Qureshi look at the nature and character of Islam and its relationship with Christianity. Jay Richards of the Discovery Institute has been studying the inter-relatedness of religious freedom and economic freedom. He spoke with Don Kroah. Mark Davis joins “The David Spoon Experience” to discuss his latest book, “Upside Down.” Sontag has an extended conversation with Pastor Shawn Thornton about his autobiography “All But Normal”–a beautiful redemption story.

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TCO 9/3/16: Why Christians Should Care About France’s Burkini Ban

Filmmaker and author Dinesh D’Souza tells the history of the KKK and the Democratic Party on the Georgene Rice Show. Craig Roberts turned to attorney, author and commentator Joe Murray to discuss the e-mail controversy still swirling around Hillary Clinton. The Founder and President of Less Government Seton Motley joined Lifeline with Craig Roberts to talk about the Obama administration’s overreach in Americans’ lives. Abby Schachter, author of “No Child Left Alone,” joined Georgene Rice to share her thoughts from her book. Theologian Wayne Grudem and host Mark Elfstrand discuss the controversial theology of “free grace.” Dr. Albert Mohler explains the controversy that erupted in France when French authorities demanded that a Muslim woman remove her “burkini” at the beach. There are fewer believers in America. Bob Burney reports.

 

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TCO 8/27/16: The Great Commission and Persecuted Believers in Somalia

Kevin McCullough and Brooke Goldstein of the Lawfare Project discuss the recent terror attack in Turkey and Hillary Clinton’s link to the Muslim Brotherhood through one of her top aides, Huma Abedin. Georgene Rice asks former FBI agent Ron Hosko if an FBI investigation is taking place into the Clinton Foundation and what that means for Hillary Clinton. Don Kroah gets the latest from Mat Staver of the Liberty Counsel about the bullying letter President Obama sent around demanding that public schools cater to his demands regarding transgenderism. Frank Sontag speaks with Andy Bales, head of the Union Mission that serves the homeless in Los Angeles. Georgene Rice wraps up the program with an extended conversation with Nik Ripken whose ministry works with the persecuted church around the world.

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TCO 8/20/16: Is God Judging Our Nation?

This week Georgene Rice sits in for host Don Kroah. In the show: Rice talks with The Heritage Foundation’s Edmund Haislmaier about Aetna pulling out of Obamacare. Pastor Albert Mohler warns us about California Senate Bill 1146. Don Kroah speaks with Christina Holcombe of the Alliance Defending Freedom about anti-Christian action being taken by the Civil Rights Commission in Iowa. Rice interviews John Zmirak of “The Stream” about ISIS. Frank Sontag talks with John Stonestreet of “Breakpoint Commentaries” about God’s judgment on our nation.

 

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TCO 8/13/16: Higher Christian Education in the Crosshairs

A bill in California threatens to shut down Christian higher education as we know it. Tampa Bay’s Bill Bunkley speaks with William Jessup University’s Eric Hogue and Los Angeles’ Frank Sontag speaks with President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Albert Mohler about the anti-Christian legislation. What are chimeras and why should we care? Portland’s Georgene Rice talks with the National Institute of Health’s Chuck Donovan about this wacky, but very serious, scientific exploration. Tim Goeglein chats with author Mary Eberstadt about secular progressivism’s goal of wiping Christianity out of the public sphere. Georgene Rice and Editor of First Things Magazine RR Reno discuss the possibility of a Christian society and what that would look like in America.

 

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TCO 8/6/16: “Raising a Child Who Prays”

John Hall and Kathy Emmons interview economist and author Jerry Bowyer about his take on the Democratic National Convention from last week. Mark Elfstrand does the same with Mark Caleb Smith, professor at Cedarville University, whose insight into the convention is first hand. Eric Metaxas speaks with author Joel Pollack of “See No Evil” to discuss the state of free speech in the country. Kevin McCullough talked with David Ireland, author of “Raising a Child Who Prays,” about teaching your children to pray. Georgene Rice interviewed Douglas Axe about his book, “Undeniable” regarding Darwinian evolution. Bob Burney closes the program looking at a story about Abercrombie and Fitch.

 

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TCO 7/30/16: The Divided Democratic Convention

Senator Marco Rubio joins Tampa Bay host Bill Bunkley to discuss his impressions of the Democratic Convention. Paul Kengor of Grove City College talks with Don Kroah about a distressing message the came from the co-founder of PayPal at the GOP Convention. Pastor John MacArthur tells Los Angeles host Frank Sontag why he is very concerned about an anti-religous liberty bill making its way through the California legislature. Cliff May of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies explains dynamics of the recent coup in Turkey on the Don Kroah Show. Os Guinness is out with a new book, “Impossible People: Christian Courage and the Struggle for the Soul of Civilization.” He shares thoughts from his book on Bill Bunkley’s program.

 

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TCO 7/23/16: Should Evangelicals Support a Trump Candidacy?

Pro-family author and commentator Rebecca Hagelin joined the Eric Mextaxas Show to speak candidly about her difficult decision to back a Trump candidacy. Frank Sontag spoke with long time Chaplain for the Los Angeles Police Department Ken Crawford about racial tensions in America. Bill Carl, filling in for Tampa host Bill Bunkley, interviewed Pastor Jomo Cousins about the same theme. Sontag discussed the latest on gender identity in America with Owen Strachan of Midwest Baptist Theological Seminary. Jenna Ellis, author of “The Legal Basis for a Moral Constitution” spoke with Lifeline’s Craig Roberts. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice offered a prayer in the wake of the Dallas massacre. Bob Burney played the entire prayer on his show.

 

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TCO 7/16/16: “Brand Luther” and the Birth of Protestantism

Don Kroah turns to Richard Land, president of the Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte NC, to discuss the Dallas shooting. Charmaine Yoest, president of Americans United for Life, joins Kevin McCullough on his program to continue the conversation on Dallas. Dr. Tony Evans shares his thoughts on what the role of the church should be in today’s society with all of its troubles. Georgene Rice speaks with Denise Shick of Help 4 Families about the pace and scope of the change regarding gender identity and sexual orientation in America. The genius of Martin Luther and his employment of the technological innovation of the era—the printing press—is told masterfully by author Andrew Pettigree in his book, “Brand Luther”. The professor at the University of St. Andrews joined Albert Mohler on his “Thinking in Public” program.

 

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