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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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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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A Look at the Left’s Achilles Heel: Farrakhan

The Christian Outlook — March 10, 2018

Bob Burney examines the controversy surrounding Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Kevin McCullough invites economic policy analyst Stephen Moore to discuss the controversial steel and aluminum tariffs that President Trump promises to enact. Kevin McCullough talks with author and columnist Dr. Gina Loudon about the Hollywood-driven-bashing of all things conservative at the Academy Awards. Eric Metaxas invites Brian Bird, former executive producer of “Touched by an Angel”, to share about his more recent show, “When Calls the Heart,” that has grown into a monster hit.  Nick Vujicic shares his amazing story and details of his ministry, Life Without Limbs, with Frank Sontag. While on with Georgene Rice, Deborah Tilden, co-founder of SMART Women’s Health Care shares her powerful story of recovery from having an abortion and what she is doing to help recovering mothers. Bob Burney shares about a rather foolish Facebook moment involving Babylon Bee.

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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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Hurting Hearts and a Searching Generation

The Christian Outlook — February 17, 2018

Following the tragic Florida school shooting, Kevin McCullough turns to Ryan Baitzel, Pastor of Emergence in Totowa New Jersey, to help offer a Biblical perspective on why these tragedies keep happening. Georgene Rice invites Jonathan Morrow of Impact 360 to look at a study of our youth, Generation Z, and where they are with regard to the Christian Faith. Frank Sontag asks Pastor John MacArthur, of “Grace to You” to share insights on the state of the Church. Albert Mohler takes a close look at a New York Times Magazine article detailing the devastating trends of pornography. Owen Strachan, a young theologian out of the Midwest Baptist Theological Seminary, shares about a recent piece he wrote titled “50 Shades of Me Too.” Finally, Georgene Rice invites Dr. David Kyle Foster to share about his documentary, “TranZformed: Finding Peace With Your God-Given Gender.”

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The Prayer that Started a Revolution

The Christian Outlook — February 10, 2018

Following the release of “the memo,” one of the top reporters covering the story, Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal visited Kevin McCullough to talk about the latest.  Victor Davis Hanson of the National Review also weighs in to discuss the memo and what it means for President Trump. Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Seminary, joins Eric Metaxas to discuss his brand new book, “The Prayer that Turns the World Upside Down: The Lord’s Prayer as a Manifesto for Revolution.” Craig Roberts invites author Paul Borthwick to discuss how we can be more internationally mission-oriented, even without visiting a foreign country. Eric Metaxas invites producer Mark Joesph, the author of “Rock Gets Religion: The Battle for the Soul of the Devil’s Music” to share how Christians can shape culture. Don Kroah speaks with Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the highlights of President Trump’s State of the Union address that she feels Americans need to hear.

 

 

 

 

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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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