Tag Archives: Eric Metaxas

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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The Story Behind the Faith-Based Film that Stunned Hollywood

The Christian Outlook — March 24, 2018

Kevin McCullough speaks with Kevin Theriot, senior counsel and vice president of the Center for Life with Alliance Defending Freedom, about the Supreme Court case where California is requiring pro-life clinics to promote abortion. Frank Sontag speaks with Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, on the latest politically correct absurdity, Lake Ingle being banned from a Christian Theology class. Eric Metaxas invites Bart Millard to share his moving story behind the song “I Can Only Imagine,” leading up to the now released movie that has stunned Hollywood. Mark Morano sits in with Georgene Rice to discuss his book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change. Mark Elfstrand talks with Lisa Anderson, the director of Young Adults at Focus on the Family about the trend in premarital sex in the Church. Frank Sontag shares about Simon’s College in Boston that came up with an “anti-oppression library guide.”

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A Look at the Left’s Achilles Heel: Farrakhan

The Christian Outlook — March 10, 2018

Bob Burney examines the controversy surrounding Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Kevin McCullough invites economic policy analyst Stephen Moore to discuss the controversial steel and aluminum tariffs that President Trump promises to enact. Kevin McCullough talks with author and columnist Dr. Gina Loudon about the Hollywood-driven-bashing of all things conservative at the Academy Awards. Eric Metaxas invites Brian Bird, former executive producer of “Touched by an Angel”, to share about his more recent show, “When Calls the Heart,” that has grown into a monster hit.  Nick Vujicic shares his amazing story and details of his ministry, Life Without Limbs, with Frank Sontag. While on with Georgene Rice, Deborah Tilden, co-founder of SMART Women’s Health Care shares her powerful story of recovery from having an abortion and what she is doing to help recovering mothers. Bob Burney shares about a rather foolish Facebook moment involving Babylon Bee.

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The Prayer that Started a Revolution

The Christian Outlook — February 10, 2018

Following the release of “the memo,” one of the top reporters covering the story, Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal visited Kevin McCullough to talk about the latest.  Victor Davis Hanson of the National Review also weighs in to discuss the memo and what it means for President Trump. Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Seminary, joins Eric Metaxas to discuss his brand new book, “The Prayer that Turns the World Upside Down: The Lord’s Prayer as a Manifesto for Revolution.” Craig Roberts invites author Paul Borthwick to discuss how we can be more internationally mission-oriented, even without visiting a foreign country. Eric Metaxas invites producer Mark Joesph, the author of “Rock Gets Religion: The Battle for the Soul of the Devil’s Music” to share how Christians can shape culture. Don Kroah speaks with Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the highlights of President Trump’s State of the Union address that she feels Americans need to hear.

 

 

 

 

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The Church in a Changing World

The Christian Outlook — January 20, 2018

Don Kroah turns to Randall Everett of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative to give an assessment of the Iranian protests and a look at the church in Iran.  LouAnn Sabatier, also of 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, shares about what the U.S is doing to hold the Pakistani government accountable after the years of Christian persecution in Pakistan. Albert Mohler takes a look at our recent changing U.S. demography in light of the immigration crisis in Europe. Hank Hanegraaff, the voice of “The Bible Answer Man,” joins Eric Metaxas to talk about his latest book: “Muslim: What You Need to Know About the World’s Fastest Growing Religion.”

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“Walking Through Twilight” — Help and Hope for Primary Caregivers

The Christian Outlook – December 30, 2017

Don Kroah invites Lou Ann Sabatier from 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative to share some of the critical issues that are happening in Pakistan after a recent terrorist attack on a church. Herb London of New York-based London Policy Center joined Craig Roberts to discuss the recent “lone wolf” failed terror attack in New York. Frank Sontag invites Isik Abla, who grew up in Turkey and escaped to America, to tell her captivating conversion story from Islam to Christianity. Sitting in with Craig Roberts, Peter Rosenberger, founder of the ministry Standing With Hope and author of Hope for the Caregiver, shares helpful tips on how to live a calmer, healthier, and more joyful life while dealing with grim realities. Eric Metaxas invites Douglas Groothuis, author of Walking Through Twilight: A Wife’s Illness – A Philosopher’s Lamenton how to suffer skillfully as a Christian.

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