Tag Archives: Eric Metaxas

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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Coercive State Governments, Corrupt Priests, and Christ’s Help in Time of Need


Frank Sontag turns to Jonathan Keller, of the California Family Council, to share about the latest on California AB2943 and the open hostility it and the LGBT Caucus has towards Christian morality. Georgene Rice invites Alliance Defending Freedom‘s Kristen Waggoner, who successfully argued Jack Phillips’ Supreme Court case (Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission), to share about Colorado’s renewed effort to destroy Jack’s business. Dr. Albert Mohler takes a look at the implosion of the Catholic church in Pennsylvania involving over 300 predatory priests and over 1,000 abused children. Catholic John Zmirak of “The Stream,” shares his deep-seated concerns about what this means for the Catholic church as a whole. Craig Roberts turns to Annabelle Rutledge, of Concerned Women for America, share her efforts to put pressure on Congress to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Eric Metaxas has accomplished Christian author and apologist Douglas Groothuis share the story of he and his wife “suffering well” in his book, Walking Through Twilight: A Wife’s Illness—A Philosopher’s Lament.”

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New York Times Gets a Lesson on Leviticus


Christian Outlook – July 28, 2018

Dr. Albert Mohler comments on the New York Times just released article that argues with Leviticus, Chapter 18. Don Kroah and Dr. John Zmirack, senior editor of “The Stream,” ask what happens if the Democrats retake the House of Representatives. Eric Metaxas and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich review the Helsinki meeting. Kevin McCullough and Joy Pullman of the Federalist, analyze how well former President Obama’s push to fund preschools has worked out. Don Kroah and Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University compare retiring Supreme Court Justice Kennedy and his possible replacement, Brett Kavanaugh. Kevin McCullough talks with former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer about the adventures of that job. Bob Burney tells the tale of a university that must have flunked biology because they have difficulty identifying gender.

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A Banner Session at the Supreme Court: First Amendment Victories as Kennedy Retires


Christian Outlook – June 30, 2018

Georgene Rice and Jim Campbell, an attorney from the Alliance Defending Freedom, discuss the Supreme Court’s decision on NIFLA v. Becerra. Kate Anderson, also with ADF, explains to Kevin McCullough the Supreme Court’s decision not to take up the case of Baronelle Stutzman, a florist in Washington state. Eric Metaxas and ADF lead attorney Kristen Waggoner talk with Baronelle about the case. Kevin McCullough and Joy Pullmann of the Federalist talk about incivility. Don Kroah talks with Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters, about Pastor Andrew Brunson, imprisoned in Turkey. Don Kroah talks about Christians targeted in Nigeria. Eric Metaxas turns to Adam Carrington of Hillsdale College to talk about incivility in our increasingly toxic public square and then reflect on the meaning of the 4th of July.

 

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Fighting for the Family in Our Toxic Culture


The Christian Outlook – June 23, 2018

Kevin McCullough looks at the IG report on the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email scandal and has comments from Trey Gowdy. Eric Metaxas invites Mollie Hemmingway, of The Federalist, to share her reaction of the report. Don Kroah and Faith McDonnell of the Institute of Religion and Democracy looks at the issue of human rights within the big story on North Korea. Albert Mohler takes on the issue of religious liberty in North America that directly affects Christian higher education in Canada. Frank Sontag talks with Gina Pastore about her book, Picking Up My Shattered Pieces: Bouncing Back When Life Throws You a Curve Ball, her story about life after the death of her husband, Frank Pastore. Leonard Sax, author of “The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups,” joins Eric Metaxas to share tips on protecting our children from the world’s toxic culture.

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The Pro-Life Cause Loses a Major Vote


The Christian Outlook — June 2, 2018

Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family, joins Kevin McCullough to discuss Ireland’s constitutional ban on abortion that was wiped out in a vote this past Friday. Albert Mohler diagnoses this vote and how it is a sign secularization of Europe. Clifford May, the founder and President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies shares his insights into the game of diplomatic Jenga between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Eric Metaxas joins Mark Elfstrand to discuss the cancellation of “Roseanne” on ABC, following Roseanne Barr’s racist comment on Twitter. Owen Strachan takes a closer look at the Pope’s recent embrace of homosexuality. Eric Metaxas speaks with Archeologist Dr. Steven Collins, who believes he has found what is left of the ancient city, Sodom.

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Christian Wisdom for College Grads

The Christian Outlook – May 26, 2018

Kevin McCullough talks with Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal who has been closely following the story about the FBI informant that was placed within the Trump campaign. Bob Burney explains how the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, caught the attention of many, with his comments to a gay man in a recent encounter. Albert Mohler shares how the Pope has been giving an informal “wink and nod” to many controversial topics opposed Catholic teaching. Pete Peterson of Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Public Policy and Craig Roberts has more on California Assembly Bill 2943, that is aimed at restricting counseling services and materials related to sexual orientation. Don Kroah talks with Ladi Peter Thompson, his Nigerian guest, who shares about his experience with Boko Haram and the many underlying forms it is taking. Terry Mattingly speaks with Eric Metaxas about the life and writings of author/journalist Tom Wolfe who passed on May 14 at age 88. Author Erica Reitz and Mark Elfstrand discuss her new book, After College: Navigating Transitions, Relationships and Faith. John Moriarty, an Ohio pastor and avid runner, joins Bob Burney to talk about an upcoming a run organized to shed light on problem of human trafficking.

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