Christian Outlook: January 4, 2014

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  • On the Don Kroah Show, Ken Klukowski of the Family Research Council explains why a judge has ordered that a cross be removed from a memorial in San Diego.
  • A court in the United Kingdom rules that Scientology deserves the full protections of a religion–even though it does not believe in God. Albert Mohler explains on his daily briefing broadcast.
  • Trail Life USA is launched as an alternative to the Boy Scouts. John Stemberger and Mark Hancock applaud the new organization on WTBN in Tampa with host Bill Bunkley.
  • David Jeremiah shares thoughts from his new book “What Are You Afraid Of” on the David Spoon Experience on KPRZ in San Diego.
  • Dr. Mark Green shares stories from his book “My Night with Saddam” on the Don Kroah Show.
  • Soerin Kern of the Gatestone Institute explains the motivation for the push against so-called “Islamophobia” by the Organization of Islamic States.
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    Christian Outlook: A Christian Persecution Special

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  • On the Don Kroah Show, Congressman Frank Wolf calls on pastors and Christian leaders to fight for religious freedom (1:30).
  • On the Janet Mefferd Show, Brother Andrew of Open Doors talks about the release of the latest “WorldWatchList”–a ranking of 50 countries where persecution of Christians is most severe. (5:50).
  • Nik Ripken and Michael Wood of Open Doors talk about God’s work in the Muslim world on the Don Kroah Show (21:50).
  • K.P. Yohannan of Gospel for Asia joined Janet Mefferd to discuss the various sources of persecution in India (27:50-end).
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  • Christian Outlook: A Christmas Special

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  • 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-end).
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    Christian Outlook: December 14, 2013

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  • A Christian cakemaker is compelled to make a cake for a gay wedding. Host Frank Sontag talks with the baker’s lawyer. (1:25).
  • Gideon Strauss from the Max Dupree Center for Leadership was a guest of Kathy Emmons and John Hall to comment on the life of Nelson Mandela. (4:50).
  • Albert Mohler covers more of Nelson Mandela on his morning briefing. (13:00).
  • The president of Life Dynamics, Mark Crutcher, unveils the evil, racial aspect of the abortion industry.(21:55).
  • Joni Eareckson Tada shares how God transformed her life after a diving accident left her a quadriplegic (28:00-end).
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    Christian Outlook: December 7, 2013

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  • General James Hutchens of the Jerusalem Connection joins David Stokes to talk about the new Iran deal (1:50).
  • Gary McCaleb of Alliance Defending Freedom looks at two cases that challenge religous rights in the U.S. (6:15).
  • Denny Burk shares thoughts from his book “What is the Meaning of Sex?” (13:00).
  • Mary Hunt from “Debt Proof Living” examines how we can give at Christmas in a financially responsible way.(22:00).
  • A former Mormon and Brigham Young University professor shares her remarkable story about how she was saved out of the false religion of Mormonism and into a grace-filled relationship with Jesus Christ. (28:00-end).
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    Christian Outlook: November 30, 2013

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  • 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: C.S. Lewis Special

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  • Janet Mefferd speaks with author Alister McGrath about his book “C.S. Lewis: A Life.” (2:13).
  • C.S. Lewis’s stepson, Douglas Gresham, explains the story behind “Mere Christianity.” (9:32).
  • Devon Brown, author of “A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis” was a guest of John Hall and Kathy Emmons. (13:54).
  • John West, author of “The Magician’s Twin”, considers how C.S. Lewis would have confronted the argument over human origins today. (18:47).
  • Max McLean joins host Don Kroah to discuss “The Screwtape Letters.” (28:42-end).
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    Christian Outlook: November 16, 2013

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  • Host Don Kroah talks with Michael Reagan about a winning strategy for the GOP to defeat Obamacare. (1:19).
  • Albert Mohler looks at how Obamacare trammels on religious liberty. (9:06).
  • Russell Moore, the head of the Ethics and Religous Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptists, joined Frank Sontag on KKLA to discuss faith and politics. (13:00).
  • Susan Katz has authored a book arguing that interfaith homes are a good idea. Are you confused? So was she. She was on The Michael Medved Show. (21:50).
  • Former House Rep. John Grant joins Bill Bunkley on WTBN to talk about the issue of life. (27:50-end).
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    Christian Outlook: November 9, 2013

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  • Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council tells Don Kroah why the Employment Non Discrimination Act (ENDA) is a threat to religious liberty (0:00-7:45).
  • Albert Mohler looks at the secularist agenda in Belgium that wants to extend euthanasia to children (7:45-13:00).
  • On the Bill Bunkley Show, Maggie Gallagher argues that the Republican Party needs to stand on principle with social issues (13:00-21:55).
  • On the Frank Sontag Show, John Stonestreet explains why fame is a dangerous drug (21:55-27:55).
  • Kevin McCullough interviews Keith Getty, songwriter of “In Christ Alone” (27:55-end).
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    Christian Outlook: November 2, 2013

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  • Bill Bunkley talks with tech reporter Shelly Palmer about the failed rollout of the Obamacare website (0:00-8:10). One of the founders of Wellpoint, Denny Weinberg, tells Don Kroah why Obamacare is such a disastrous law (8:10-13:00).
  • Obamacare is an assault on religious freedom. Albert Mohler explains (13:00-18:20).
  • On the Janet Mefferd Show, National Review’s Wesley Smith shares chilling stories about how life is being devalued in Western countries (18:20-27:50).
  • Author Brad Bigney uncovers the subtle sin of idolatry in his new book “Gospel Treason” with Mark Daniels (27:50-end).
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