Tag Archives: Mark Elfstrand

A Review of 2018 and a Resolve to Practice Kindness in 2019


Christian Outlook – January 5, 2019

Mark Elfstrand talks with Warren Cole Smith of World Magazine and the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview to sum up and review 2018. Mark Elfstrand’s guest, Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute, explores what is female, what is male, in her piece, “Trans Madness: De-Sexing the World.” John Hall and Kathy Emmons invite Pastor Gavin Ortlund to talk about not only “loving” people, but “liking” them as well. Alistair Begg joins Craig Roberts to talk about witnessing in an increasingly secular reality.

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Renewing Love for God in the New Year


The Christian Outlook – December 29, 2018

Mark Elfstrand talks with the President of Wheaton College, Phil Ryken, about his book, Why Everything Matters: The Gospel in Ecclesiastes. Pastor Dan Delzell joins Frank Sontag to explain anew what God has done for us by sending his Son. Max McLean talks about C.S. Lewis’s The Great Divorce with Don Kroah. Apologist Ravi Zacharias explains how we find truth in Christ. Pastor Alistair Begg shares thoughts on what he calls the “great exchange” in his sermon “After Darkness, Light.”

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There is Hope for Those Who Find Holidays Depressing


The Christian Outlook — December 15, 2018

Kevin McCullough speaks with Dr. Gina Loudon, a media advisor for President Trump, on the controversy surrounding Trump being impeached. Don Kroah sits in with Victoria Cobb, president of the Family Foundation in Virginia, about the story of a Virginia High School teacher being fired for refusing to call a girl a boy. Mark Elfstrand invites professor and counselor Dr. Gary Lovejoy to share tips on how to handle depression during the holidays. Dr. Albert Mohler discusses why comedian Kevin Hart will no longer be the host of the Oscars. Frank Sontag invites Walter Hoye to share from his book, Black and Pro-Life in Americaa story of how he risked everything to save the lives of the unborn. Bob Burney looks at why the planet is doomed if we don’t stop global warming by replacing hamburgers with insects.

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Remembering George H.W. Bush, Advent Preparation and Understanding Bethlehem

The Christian Outlook – December 8, 2018

George H. W. Bush, our nation’s 41st president, dies at the age of 94. George W Bush pays tribute to his father at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Albert Mohler took a closer look at 41, and what made him a great leader. Kevin McCullough talks with veteran lawyer Alan Dershowitz about what we should expect as the investigation into “Russian collusion” is winding down. Don Kroah discusses with historian Victor Davis Hanson about how President Trump’s unconventional discourse tends to get him in trouble. Mark Elfstrand invites Ryan Reeves of Gordon Conwell Seminary to help us prepare our hearts for Advent. John Hall and Kathy Emmons talk with Jerry Bowyer about some amazing insight into the social, religious and economic climate of  Galilee and why Bethlehem was so important.

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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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