Tag Archives: Mark Elfstrand

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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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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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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How Should Christians View the Charges Against Kavanaugh?


With Democrats seeking to delay the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, Kevin McCullough turns to Karol Markowicz of the New York Post for the latest. Al Mohler examines the accusations of Professor Christine Ford against Kavanaugh and how Christians should view the charges. Byron York, of the Washington Examiner, joins Kevin McCullough to discuss President Trump ordering FISA documents to be declassified and how it affects the FBI Russia probe. Mark Elfstrand invites Ginger Hubbard to share about her book, I Can’t Believe You Just Said That, which offers advice to parents on a range of issues. Georgene Rice speaks with Robert Oscar Lopez, a professor at Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary, about his book, The New Normal, the Transgender Agenda, which details the issues believers face when facing a world calling for gender fluidity. Bob Burney shares shocking statistics concerning students at Yale University.

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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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Reaching Today’s World with an Eternal Gospel


Christian Outlook – August 4, 2018

Kevin McCullough and David Marcus of the Federalist ask the question, “Is the Democratic Party boldly shifting to the socialist left?” Craig Roberts and Ken Williams, co-founder of the ministry “Equipped to Love,” discuss California Assembly bill AB 2943. Mark Elfstrand and economist Jerry Bowyer explain the recent stock plunge of Facebook and Twitter. Kevin McCullough and Mike Huckabee discuss the lack of professionalism demonstrated by a few reporters. Mark Elfstrand talks with Michele Van Loon about her book, Born to Wander, Recovering the Value of Our Pilgrim Identity. Ken Ham joins Georgene Rice to discuss his new book, Gospel Reset, Salvation Made Relevant. Bob Burney examines the speech given by U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on religious liberty.

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