Tag Archives: Mark Elfstrand

State of California Looks to Make Some Church Counseling Illegal


The Christian Outlook – April 7, 2018

Mat Staver, founder and chairman of the Liberty Counsel, joins Georgene Rice to talk about California’s attempt to dictate what type of counseling help is legal and what is illegal. Mark Elfstrand and John Stonestreet, President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, examine the topic of school shootings and violence. Frank Sontag addresses troubling statistics pointing to the fatherlessness of our nation’s children. Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Seminary, tackles the issue of the decline of European Christianity. Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs shares with Georgene Rice about the book detailing martyrs Richard and Sabrina Wurmbrand, “Wurmbrand, Tortured for Christ.” Julie Woodley joins Mark Elfstrand to share details of her nightmarish childhood, and the people she thought she could trust and turn to for help, but betrayed her. Bob Burney explains the latest stop on the unstoppable locomotive of political correctness that has barreled through colleges and workplaces, sparing almost no one.

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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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What Science Has to Say About Gender

The Christian Outlook — March 17, 2018

Kevin McCullough turns to veteran reporter for the Washington Examiner, Byron York, to sort out the firing of Rex Tillerson and replacement Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State. Gordon Chang discusses the meeting of President Trump with Kim Jun-Un and whether or not it is an opportunity for North Korea to delay, deny, and decieve. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, shares his perspective about the recent decision from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, which has a direct impact on religious liberty. Mark Elfstrand invites Jerry Bowyer of Townhall Finance to give us a bit of context and perspective on tariffs. Pastor Phillip DeCoursey of Know the Truth, sits in with Frank Sontag to offer Biblical wisdom on Romans 12:1-2. Eric Metaxes invites Ryan Anderson to share about issues few courageously and truthfully discuss, transgenderism and gender dysphoria. Ryan Anderson’s book, When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment, offers even more information on the subject.

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Christian Witness and Christian Responsibility in Our Fast-Changing World

The Christian Outlook — March 3, 2018

Tim Winter of Parents Television Council and Craig Roberts take a close look at whether Hollywood and the entertainment industry will admit culpability in sowing seeds of violence in light of the recent Florida shooting. Pastor David Ireland of Christ Church in New Jersey joined Kevin McCullough to discuss how our kids need family, the church and more specifically that our boys need men. Mark Elfstrand invites Owen Strachan on to take a close look at a Newsweek report on the controversy surrounding rap artist and poet, Jackie Hilly Perry, and how she hasn’t had the warmest reception at Harvard University following her Christian conversion and witness. Thabiti Anyabwile, a pastor at Anacostia River Church in Southeast Washington, D.C. shares his testimony with Georgene Rice and his book, The Gospel for Muslims. David Bahnsen, a Christian in the wealth management industry, discusses insights from his book, Crisis of Responsibility: Our Cultural Addiction to Blame and How You Can Cure It.

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Billy Graham, the Hope of the Gospel and Heartache After Florida Shooting

The Christian Outlook — February 24, 2018.  Albert Mohler and Grant Walker, the author of the biography America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation, remember the impactful legacy of Billy Graham. While on with Don Kroah, David French of the National Review, takes a look at the political rhetoric surrounding the horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week. Frank Sontag invites Victor Marx, founder of “All Things Possible” ministries, to share about the spiritual and moral issues at work in last week’s massacre. While on with Mark Elfstrand, Josh Weidman points to the horrors of Columbine as the reason he is today a pastor. Finishing out the program are excerpts from a  powerful message from Billy Graham delivered in 1958 in San Fransisco entitled, “The Offense of the Cross.”

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Masterpiece Cakeshop Gets Their Day in the High Court

The Christian Outlook — December 9, 2017

Matt Staver, president and chief attorney of the Liberty Counsel, discussed with Bill Bunkley the latest of the Masterpiece Cakeshop U.S. Supreme Court Case. Dr. Albert Mohler shares how the Supreme Court is mirroring the different points of view of the media concerning the case. Eric Metaxas shares with Mark Elfstrand how when we naturally focus on the need to dethrone those convicted of sexual harassment and assault, it’s easy to lose sight of their souls. Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family, joins Don Kroah to share about the upcoming March for Life Conference in January. Steve Aden, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at Americans Unite for Life, shares the latest shocking CDC report on abortion. Jerry Johnson, president and CEO of NRB explains why we should care deeply what is happening to the internet as the federal government considers what to do next concerning Net Neutrality. Wrapping up, Albert Mohler shows how an increasing number of Millennials are ditching religion for witchcraft and astrology.

 

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Ours is a God of Redemption

The Christian Outlook – November 18, 2017

Dr. Richard Land, President of the Southern Evangelical Seminary, shares with Don Kroah insights from his article on the Texas shooting. While on with Georgene Rice, Lori Gano details her story of redemption from her book, “How He Loves Us,” and the immeasurable suffering she faced while being raised with an abusive family with mental illness. Following the 100th anniversary of communism, Frank Gaffney, founder and president of the Center for Security Policy, and Jerrett Stepman, editor of the Daily Signal, detail some of the repressive efforts communism has had on millions of people around the world, and how Millennials are increasingly in favor of it.  Mark Elfstrand invites Calvin Beisner, the founder and national spokesperson for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, on how incorrectly human activity is often blamed for global warming. Lisa De Pasquale shares with Eric Metaxes some of the funny aspects of her latest book, “The Social Justice Warrior Handbook: A Practical Survival Guide for Snowflakes, Millennials, and Generation Z.” In light of the many tragedies that are happening worldwide, June Hunt, founder of Hope for the Heart, answers the question: Where is God in all of this?

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