Tag Archives: Eric Metaxas

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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Mid-Term Madness and Living Life Well for God


The Christian Outlook – November 10, 2018

Kevin McCullough and Eric Metaxas try to sort out the election madness. Albert Mohler looks at what the next two years might look like with a divided Congress. Kevin McCullough and Kristen Tate, of the Hill, talk about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation. John Hall and Kathy Emmons turn to Kate Anderson of the Alliance Defending Freedom to talk about their most recent case in Alaska. Bob Burney talks with Wayne Grudem about his latest book, Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning. Mark Elfstrand is joined by Darryl Dash to talk about his book, How to Grow: Applying the Gospel to All of Your Life.

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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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Kavanaugh Delivers During Senate Circus and Timeless Virtues Rediscovered


Christian Outlook – September 8, 2018

Chaos and political posturing dominated the Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Kavanaugh. Kevin McCullough turns to Gayle Trotter of the Judicial Crisis Network for comment, and Albert Mohler opines. California AB2943 has been pulled by the bill’s sponsor, Assemblymember Evan Low, even after passing both houses of the California legislature. Frank Sontag asks Pastor Jim Domen to explain what happened. Eric Metaxas asks author Karen Swallow Prior if reading a “physical book” is lost art.  Prior’s book, On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life Through Great Bookshas more on this and the importance of virtues, which can be rediscovered by reading great books like Huckleberry Finn and those of southern author Flannery O’Connor.

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