Tag Archives: Don Kroah

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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Remembering George H.W. Bush, Advent Preparation and Understanding Bethlehem

The Christian Outlook – December 8, 2018

George H. W. Bush, our nation’s 41st president, dies at the age of 94. George W Bush pays tribute to his father at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Albert Mohler took a closer look at 41, and what made him a great leader. Kevin McCullough talks with veteran lawyer Alan Dershowitz about what we should expect as the investigation into “Russian collusion” is winding down. Don Kroah discusses with historian Victor Davis Hanson about how President Trump’s unconventional discourse tends to get him in trouble. Mark Elfstrand invites Ryan Reeves of Gordon Conwell Seminary to help us prepare our hearts for Advent. John Hall and Kathy Emmons talk with Jerry Bowyer about some amazing insight into the social, religious and economic climate of  Galilee and why Bethlehem was so important.

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A C.S. Lewis Special: Narnia Unlocked


The Christian Outlook — November 24, 2018

Don Kroah is joined by Max McLean who has brought to stage some of the classic works of Lewis. C.S. Lewis’s stepson, Douglas Gresham, explains the story behind Mere Christianity. Devon Brown, author of A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis was a guest of John Hall and Kathy Emmons.  Eric Metaxas interviews Joe Laconte, author of A Wardrobe, A Hobbit, and Great War about Lewis’ friendship with J.R.R Tolkien.  Eric Metaxas returns to interview C.S. Lewis scholar Michael Ward about his groundbreaking work, Planet Narnia.

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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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Every Vote Matters: How America Could Turn Back the Left


Christian Outlook – November 3, 2018

Bethany Mandel, writer for the Federalist and The Jewish Daily, talks with Kevin McCullough about anti-Semitism. Victor Davis Hanson joins Don Kroah to talk about his article, “Midterm Optics are Bad for Progressives” and how it will affect voting. Don Kroah sits in with Ted Baehr, Chairman of the Christian Film and Television Commission, to talk about the film industry and how many movies in theaters draw from Christian principles. “Indivisible” is a true-life story about the struggles of a military chaplain based on the real-life story of Heather and Darren Turner. They join Kevin McCullough to talk about it.  Evangelist Ray Comfort joins Bob Burney to talk about his book, The Final Curtain, Fame Fortune and Futile Lives, a look at what brings people to the brink of suicide and how to combat it. Georgene Rice talks with Dr. Russel Moore about his book, The Storm-Tossed Family. Bob Burney on NBC’s firing of Megyn Kelly and the double-standard he sees in the media.

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Looking for the Hand of God with Alistair Begg


Christian Outlook – October 27, 2018

Kevin McCullough turns to New York Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik for his thoughts about the suspicious packages, apparently pipe bombs, sent to key Democratic figures. Kevin McCullough talks with Michael Goodwin of the New York Post about the Dems threat to seek President Trump’s impeachment. The migrant caravan headed to our southern border highlights a campaign theme from the 2016 election and raises many questions. Mark Elfstrand and Glen Duerr of Cedarville University take a look. Don Kroah asks Allen West about his recent column, “Do You Prefer the Tyranny of Collectivism or Blessing of Liberty?” Albert Mohler explains what going on with the “T” in LGBT. Frank Sontag and author Ed Stetzer talk about his book, Christians in the Age of Outrage. Alistair Begg joins Don Kroah to tell us that if we’re not looking for the Hand of God, we’d do well to turn our hearts in that direction.

 

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Being Civil in an Uncivil World


Christian Outlook – October 20, 2018

Mat Staver, of Liberty Counsel, joins Don Kroah to talk about the release of Pastor Andrew Brunson after spending two years in a Turkish prison. Mark Elfstrand talks with Os Guinness about his book Last Call for Liberty: How America’s Genius for Freedom Has Become Its Greatest Threat, and the troubling rhetoric coming out of Washington D.C. Author Drew Dyck talks with John and Kathy about the incivility of the Left. Mark Elfstrand turns to Dr. Ryan Burge to help us understand where this disturbing rhetoric is taking us. What happens to all the information we give to Facebook and Google? Rachel Alexander talks to Georgene Rice about her article, “The Creepy Line, How Google and Facebook Manipulate Society.” Kathy Emmons, of John and Kathy, talks to Pastor Tim Keller about his book, The Prodigal Prophet, Jonah and the Mystery of God’s Mercy, and its relevance to today’s issues. Bob Burney catches up with Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran to talk about what he’s been doing after being fired by the City of Atlanta for writing a Bible-study book without the city’s permission.

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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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A Nation Gripped By Kavanaugh Hearings and a Key to C.S. Lewis’s Narnia


Christian Outlook – September 29, 2018

As the conclusion of the Kavanaugh confirmation approaches, Kevin McCullough turns to a woman who has a long history with Judge Kavanaugh for her comments. People of good will across the political spectrum know that something is amiss. Don Kroah and Kimberly Fletcher of Homemakers for America look at that. Georgene Rice talks to Samuel Hakim about his ministry that is reaching out to the Muslim world. Eric Metaxas interviews C.S. Lewis scholar Michael Ward about his groundbreaking work, Planet Narnia.

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