Tag Archives: Christianity

The Faith Community Reacts to Tragedies in California


Christian Outlook – November 17, 2018

Bob Burney talks with Shawn Thornton, Senior Pastor at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village, California, about the tragic mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill and the massive California wildfires that quickly followed. Don Kroah speaks with Pete Peterson, Dean of the Graduate School of Public Policy at Pepperdine and how the school dealt with the fire that threatened the institution. Anti-Semitism is examined by Joe Carter, editor for the Gospel Coalition, on The Ride Home with John and Kathy, and by Dr. Michael Rydelnik, professor of Jewish Studies at Moody Bible Institute, on the Mark Elfstrand Show. Mark Elfstrand talks with relationship counselor Debra Fileta about prenuptial agreements and the importance of trust. Eric Metaxas is with Michael Heiser for a conversation about his book, Angels: What the Bible Really Says About God’s Heavenly Host. Bob Burney asks if you claim you can legally identify with whatever sexual identity you want, why can’t you legally identify in other areas… like your age?

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Kavanaugh, the Court and Abortion


Christian Outlook – October 13, 2018

Judge Kavanaugh is now Justice Kavanaugh and he’s now heard his first case on the nation’s highest court. Greg Clugston of SRN News joins John Hall and Kathy Emmons for a closer look. Albert Mohler provides some historical context on conservative justices and understanding the Constitution. Progressive and “enlightened” school bathroom policies have real and harmful impacts, as explained by Georgene Rice and Christiana Holcomb of Alliance Defending Freedom. Matt Sharp, also of ADF, speaks into how to keep students safe at school with gender fluid children taking advantage of the bathrooms.  Don Kroah asks Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, about his point that each individual is a human deserving of dignity. Eric Metaxas talks to producers Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer about the movie, “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” the story of the trial of abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell.

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How Roe v Wade is at the Center of the Kavanaugh Controversy


Christian Outlook – October 6, 2018

Eric Metaxas talks to John Zmirak, senior editor of The Stream, about all the allegations made against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Don Kroah is joined by Dr. Frank Pavone, director of Priests for Life, to discuss motivation underlying the attacks on Kavanaugh. Monica Crowley joins Eric Metaxas to explain one of the reasons Democrats are so opposed to Kavanaugh…abortion. In light of the smear campaign against Judge Kavanah, Frank Sontag takes a look at when anger is justified. Don Kroah asks Dr. Bryan Chappell how we can know the difference between good preachers and, not-so-good ones. Frank Sontag talks to author and pastor Francis Chan about his new book, Letters to the Church. Candi Cushman, of Focus on the Family, explains what happened when kids responded to “Bring Your Bible to School Day,” with Mark Elfstrand.

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How Should Christians View the Charges Against Kavanaugh?


With Democrats seeking to delay the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, Kevin McCullough turns to Karol Markowicz of the New York Post for the latest. Al Mohler examines the accusations of Professor Christine Ford against Kavanaugh and how Christians should view the charges. Byron York, of the Washington Examiner, joins Kevin McCullough to discuss President Trump ordering FISA documents to be declassified and how it affects the FBI Russia probe. Mark Elfstrand invites Ginger Hubbard to share about her book, I Can’t Believe You Just Said That, which offers advice to parents on a range of issues. Georgene Rice speaks with Robert Oscar Lopez, a professor at Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary, about his book, The New Normal, the Transgender Agenda, which details the issues believers face when facing a world calling for gender fluidity. Bob Burney shares shocking statistics concerning students at Yale University.

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The Anthony Kennedy Seat and the Future of the High Court


Christian Outlook – July 7, 2018

Don Kroah talks with Mat Staver of the Liberty Counsel about President Trump’s possible Supreme Court nominee candidates to replace Justice Kennedy. Don Kroah and Paul Kengor from Grove City College take a look at the history of Supreme Court nominations. Albert Mohler looks at a piece on transgenderism in the Atlantic magazine. Craig Roberts and Dennis Rainey offer up tips for parents in our hyper-sexualized world. Don Kroah interviews Steven Mosher, author and China expert, about why we should not overlook the communist nature of the Chinese regime. Bob Burney tells us how we are being lied to about socialism.

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Religious Freedom Faces Major Challenge in the State of California


The Christian Outlook — April 21, 2018

Kevin McCullough discusses with New York Post reporter Michael Goodwin the James Comey interview with George Stephanopoulos, as well as Comey’s book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.” Don Kroah invites Frank Wolf, co-founder of the 21st-Century Wilberforce Initiative, to share about 50-year-old pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been serving the people of Turkey for 23 years, and is in desperate need of  prayer as he battles Turkish courts for his freedom. Frank Sontag discusses with Jim Daly of Focus on the Family, the ominous Assembly Bill 2943, which is racing through Californian legislature, taking religious freedom with it.  Don Kroah speaks with Jerry Johnson, president and CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, who has been warning many of the growing trend of Christian and conservative censorship online. While sitting in with Georgene Rice, Joshua Chatraw makes the Biblical admonition to “contend earnestly for the faith” a tad easier with his book “Apologetics at the Cross: An Introduction for Christian Witness.” Bob Burney exposes how anti-God the New Yorker Magazine is by reading from an article about how Chick-fil-A is a cultural threat.

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Syria, the Shifting Center of Christianity and a Founder of Christian Rock


The Christian Outlook – April 14, 2018

Don Kroah turns to Cliff May of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies for his analysis of the recent chemical attack in Syria by the al-Assad regime.  With mid-term elections on the horizon and a number of Republicans in both the House and Senate leaving, including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Kevin McCullough sits down with Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal to look at the possible ramifications. Facebook and it’s CED, Mark Zuckerberg, are under fire for how the social media giant sells or makes use of the data of their estimated 2.2 billion users and Karol Markowicz of the New York Post and Kevin McCullough examine issue. While some feel the future of Christianity looks dim, author Brian Stiller and Georgene Rice talk about how it’s only moved to Timbuktu as they discuss his new book, “From Jerusalem to Timbuktu: A World Tour of the Spread of Christianity.” Eric Metaxas and biographer Greg Thornbury travel back to the late 1960’s and early 1970’s  to look at the life of Larry Norman, widely recognized as a pioneer of Christian rock and roll. And while they are there, they also examine the Jesus Movement and the messy and undeniable work of the Spirit in the lives of many within that subculture.

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Why the Immigration Debate Shut Down the Government

The Christian Outlook — January 27, 2018

Kevin McCullough invites Sarah Westwood, White House reporter for the Washington Examiner, to share about why the short-lived government shutdown was a bad move for Senate Democrats. David Inserra, a policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation, sat in with Georgene Rice to discuss the DACA controversy and what is the right way to handle illegal immigration. While on with Don Kroah, Monica Burke of the Heritage foundation shares the good news concerning a recent Supreme Court decision and why it was favorable for believers. Albert Mohler recaps the 45th anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision and the  March for Life that took place in Washington D.C. Bill Bunkley invites Glen Stanton, director for Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family, to discuss the Leftist’s decades-old overpopulation rallying cry. Bob Burney explains the deeper issues of healthcare nets. Finishing up, Albert Mohler returns to discuss what role our faith plays in government.

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Protecting Our Kids in a Toxic Culture

The Christian Outlook — December 16, 2017

Kevin McCullough invited Jordan Sekulow of the ACLJ to explain the latest regarding Bruce Ohr, an associate deputy attorney general at the Department of Justice, and why the focus needs to be on him. Albert Mohler gives his outcome analysis of the Alabama Senate election with Roy Moore and Doug Jones. Don Kroah turns to David Brog, director of the group “Christians United for Israel” on the announcement of the U.S. embassy being relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Bill Bunkley invited Bruce Hausknecht of Focus on the Family to share his analysis of what he witnessed in the courtroom during the Supreme Court Masterpiece Cake Shop case. John Stonestreet shares with Frank Sontag his insight into the swing vote, Justice Kennedy. Craig Roberts invites Rebecca Hagelin to share how we can protect our kids in a toxic culture as well as other immensely helpful relationship building concepts from her latest book, “30 Ways in 30 Days to Strengthen Your Family.” In celebration of the greatest Book, Frank Sontag turns to Hobby Lobby President Steve Green to explain the different compelling facets of the “Museum of the Bible” in Washington, D.C. Lila Rose of Live Action explained to Kevin McCullough the depths of curruption found in abortion factory, Planned Parenthood.

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