A Review of 2018 and a Resolve to Practice Kindness in 2019


Christian Outlook – January 5, 2019

Mark Elfstrand talks with Warren Cole Smith of World Magazine and the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview to sum up and review 2018. Mark Elfstrand’s guest, Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute, explores what is female, what is male, in her piece, “Trans Madness: De-Sexing the World.” John Hall and Kathy Emmons invite Pastor Gavin Ortlund to talk about not only “loving” people, but “liking” them as well. Alistair Begg joins Craig Roberts to talk about witnessing in an increasingly secular reality.

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Renewing Love for God in the New Year


The Christian Outlook – December 29, 2018

Mark Elfstrand talks with the President of Wheaton College, Phil Ryken, about his book, Why Everything Matters: The Gospel in Ecclesiastes. Pastor Dan Delzell joins Frank Sontag to explain anew what God has done for us by sending his Son. Max McLean talks about C.S. Lewis’s The Great Divorce with Don Kroah. Apologist Ravi Zacharias explains how we find truth in Christ. Pastor Alistair Begg shares thoughts on what he calls the “great exchange” in his sermon “After Darkness, Light.”

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Advent: Preparing Your Heart for Christmas


The Christian Outlook — December 22, 2018

Pastors Ray Pritchard and Dave Watson joined Kevin McCullough to discuss their books on Advent and how to prepare one’s heart for the celebration of Jesus’ birth. Steve Estes provides a fresh application of the Proverbs for this Christmas season on the Georgene Rice Show. Alistair Begg helps create in us a sense of how much was fulfilled in the birth of the Christ child. Albert Mohler explains how many Christians get the Christmas story wrong. On the John and Kathy Show, Jerry Bowyer explains the social context of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Mike Gallagher shares how CBS fought almost everything related to the beloved “Charlie Brown Christmas” special when it first aired in 1965.

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There is Hope for Those Who Find Holidays Depressing


The Christian Outlook — December 15, 2018

Kevin McCullough speaks with Dr. Gina Loudon, a media advisor for President Trump, on the controversy surrounding Trump being impeached. Don Kroah sits in with Victoria Cobb, president of the Family Foundation in Virginia, about the story of a Virginia High School teacher being fired for refusing to call a girl a boy. Mark Elfstrand invites professor and counselor Dr. Gary Lovejoy to share tips on how to handle depression during the holidays. Dr. Albert Mohler discusses why comedian Kevin Hart will no longer be the host of the Oscars. Frank Sontag invites Walter Hoye to share from his book, Black and Pro-Life in Americaa story of how he risked everything to save the lives of the unborn. Bob Burney looks at why the planet is doomed if we don’t stop global warming by replacing hamburgers with insects.

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