Tag Archives: Supreme Court

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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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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New Revelations Bring Abuse Controversy to Door of Vatican


Dr. Albert Mohler analyzes the new and even more disturbing revelations in the Catholic Church, this time implicating Pope Francis. Georgene Rice invites John Malcolm, Vice President at the Institute for Constitutional Government, to discuss the latest attempts the far-left have taken to ensure that Judge Kavanaugh never becomes a Supreme Court Justice. Don Kroah and Tom Harris, executive director of the International Climate Science Coalition, sort out fact from fiction concerning some socialist’s religion, Climate Change. Kevin McCullough has economist Stephen Moore explain the benefits of the recent trade agreement between the U.S. and Mexico. Don Kroah invites Nathan Wineiger, Director of Policy and Coalitions at 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, to detail the struggles of Christians living in China. Kevin McCullough encourages Max Lucado to share hope from his book, Unshakable Hope: Building Our Lives on the Promises of God. Bob Burney shares how Christian persecution is becoming more common in the United States, even shaping the legality of Bible studies.

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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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The Anthony Kennedy Seat and the Future of the High Court


Christian Outlook – July 7, 2018

Don Kroah talks with Mat Staver of the Liberty Counsel about President Trump’s possible Supreme Court nominee candidates to replace Justice Kennedy. Don Kroah and Paul Kengor from Grove City College take a look at the history of Supreme Court nominations. Albert Mohler looks at a piece on transgenderism in the Atlantic magazine. Craig Roberts and Dennis Rainey offer up tips for parents in our hyper-sexualized world. Don Kroah interviews Steven Mosher, author and China expert, about why we should not overlook the communist nature of the Chinese regime. Bob Burney tells us how we are being lied to about socialism.

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A Banner Session at the Supreme Court: First Amendment Victories as Kennedy Retires


Christian Outlook – June 30, 2018

Georgene Rice and Jim Campbell, an attorney from the Alliance Defending Freedom, discuss the Supreme Court’s decision on NIFLA v. Becerra. Kate Anderson, also with ADF, explains to Kevin McCullough the Supreme Court’s decision not to take up the case of Baronelle Stutzman, a florist in Washington state. Eric Metaxas and ADF lead attorney Kristen Waggoner talk with Baronelle about the case. Kevin McCullough and Joy Pullmann of the Federalist talk about incivility. Don Kroah talks with Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters, about Pastor Andrew Brunson, imprisoned in Turkey. Don Kroah talks about Christians targeted in Nigeria. Eric Metaxas turns to Adam Carrington of Hillsdale College to talk about incivility in our increasingly toxic public square and then reflect on the meaning of the 4th of July.

 

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Special Edition: Religious Liberty in the Wake of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Masterpiece Cakes


The Christian Outlook — June 9, 2018

In this special edition of The Christian Outlook,  Kevin McCullough turns to Jim Campbell of the Alliance Defending Freedom, who was one of the attorneys who defended Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cake Shop, in the much anticipated and now decided 7-2 Supreme Court case.  Ryan Anderson of the Heritage Foundation and Albert Mohler of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary offer their analysis on the huge win for religious liberty. Georgene Rice invites Anne Paulk, the Executive Director of the Restored Hope Network, to discuss California AB 2943 and why there is such concern among Christians. ADF’s Greg Baylor explains the details of a religious liberty case involving Grace College in Indiana and Biola University in Southern California. LouAnn Sabatier of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative joins Don Kroah to share about an announcement from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who will lead an international group of government ministers to advance the cause of religious liberty. Albert Mohler returns to speak with Ryan Anderson on tensions related to sexual expression, sexual identity, and what it means to be human.

 

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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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Why the Immigration Debate Shut Down the Government

The Christian Outlook — January 27, 2018

Kevin McCullough invites Sarah Westwood, White House reporter for the Washington Examiner, to share about why the short-lived government shutdown was a bad move for Senate Democrats. David Inserra, a policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation, sat in with Georgene Rice to discuss the DACA controversy and what is the right way to handle illegal immigration. While on with Don Kroah, Monica Burke of the Heritage foundation shares the good news concerning a recent Supreme Court decision and why it was favorable for believers. Albert Mohler recaps the 45th anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision and the  March for Life that took place in Washington D.C. Bill Bunkley invites Glen Stanton, director for Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family, to discuss the Leftist’s decades-old overpopulation rallying cry. Bob Burney explains the deeper issues of healthcare nets. Finishing up, Albert Mohler returns to discuss what role our faith plays in government.

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