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Why Christians are Concerned with Today’s Political Climate


Christian Outlook – September 15, 2018

As Democrats seem to be embracing Socialism, Don Kroah and Dr. Merrill Matthews say they do so in ignorance. Mark Elfstrand talks with Timothy Goeglein, who sat in on the Kavanaugh hearings, about Democrat’s no-limit attempts to discredit the nominee. Frank Sontag talks about Nike’s controversial pick of Colin Kaepernick. Don Kroah and Frank Gaffney look at the large number of Muslim candidates in the upcoming mid-terms. Craig Roberts has Dr. Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, why his school is a “university, not a daycare.” Dennis Rainy joins Mark Elfstrand to help parents navigate their kids through the teen years. Georgene Rice talks to Gil Mertz about his book, Forgive Your Way to Freedom, and why it’s important to understand forgiveness.

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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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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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Emerging Adulthood: The Challenges of Faith and the Challenges of Maturity for Young Americans


Christian Outlook – August 4, 2018

Dr. Everett Piper of Oklahoma Wesleyan University joins Georgene Rice to look at the issue of parents raising children without identifying their gender. Frank Sontag and Ralph Drollinger, founder of Capitol Ministries, ask if our legislators, who profess Christian faith grounded in Scripture, are prepared to handle the complex moral issues of today. Jonathan Morrow of Impact 360 and Georgene Rice take a look at Generation Z, and how it’s being shaped against a Biblical worldview, especially their view of gender, sexuality, and morality. Senator Ben Sasse, author of the book, The Vanishing American Adult, joins Albert Mohler to discuss the problems our children are facing becoming adults. We will also hear about one of the single biggest factors we need to address as a nation, one of learning and reading.

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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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A Cautious Look at the Summit with North Korea


The Christian Outlook – June 16, 2018

Kevin McCullough talks with Lt. Colonel Bob Maginnis about the summit between the United States and North Korea. Craig Roberts and Alison Centofante, Director of Strategic Communications for Live Action, discuss Planned Parenthood and its role in sex trafficking. Don Kroah and Dr. Walter Williams, professor at George Mason University, discuss gun control. Frank Sontag tells us about a side of President Trump that might surprise you. Georgene Rice and Family Research Council Senior Fellow Peter Sprigg talk about how the ACLU of Delaware, and others, believe that parents have no right to know if their child wants to identify as another sex or race. Frank Sontag and Pastor Bobby Schuller offer help to live a more faithful Christian Life. Bob Burney looks at how political correctness is hurting girls in sports.

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The State of the Church in Our Fast-Changing World


The Christian Outlook – April 28, 2018

Pastor John MacArthur and Frank Sontag examine the state of the Church and how there is an up and coming revival of genuine desire for Biblically sound doctrine. Albert Mohler explains details of California bill AB2943 that would make it illegal to sell certain books found on book tables at religious conferences such as Pastor John MacArthur’s recent “Shepherd’s Conference.” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is an evangelical Christian and is convictional on Christian moral issues which, though now too late, New Jersey Senator Corey Booker seemed to think was sufficient grounds to disqualify him. Don Kroah turns to Mat Staver of the Liberty Counsel to discuss what the U. S. Constitution says about the office qualifications. Jesus Christ’s Great Commission is examined by Don Kroah and Wayne Pederson, Executive Director of the group, “International Day for the Unreached.” Emerson Eggerich, author of “The 4 Wills of God: The Way He Directs Our Steps and Frees Us to Direct Our Own,” joins Eric Metaxas. Bob Burney reports on the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruling against the parents of seriously ill, 23 month old Alfie Evans, denying further medical treatment outside England and, against the parent’s wishes,  allowing the state-run hospital to “pull the plug.”

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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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