Tag Archives: The Christian Outlook

The Risen Christ: An Easter Special

The Christian Outlook — April 22, 2019

Pastor Philip De Courcy of the ministry “Know the Truth” explains the meaning of “propitiation”–the paying of a price in order to satisfy justice. Pastor and radio programmer Alistair Begg helps answer the question of what it means to really believe in Christ by looking at 1 Corinthians 15. Dr. Albert Mohler, the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, focuses on the significance of the empty tomb in Matthew 28. Chuck Swindoll of “Insight for Living” captures the exhilaration that comes with the recognition that Jesus Christ is risen from the dead.

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The Need to Reach Youth with the Gospel of Jesus Christ

The Christian Outlook – March 16, 2019

Kevin McCullough talks with Kim Strassel,  editor at the Wall Street Journal, about the lack of anything substantive in the Mueller investigation. Don Kroah and Marion Smith, of Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, talks about how Socialism seems to be gaining traction. Kevin McCullough talks with Bethany Mandel about one new congresswoman’s anti-Semitism. Dr. Alex McFarland, director of the Christian World View Center, joins Craig Roberts to talk about the importance of bringing up children in the faith. Georgene Rice and Jonathan Butcher, a senior policy analyst for the Heritage Foundation, talk about free speech on college campuses. Eric Metaxas and Professor Michael Behe talk about his book, Darwin Devolves: The New Science About DNA That Challenges Evolution. Georgene Rice talks with Anne Paulk, executive director of Restored Hope Network, about the difficulty now faced in counseling those who want to leave homosexuality.

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A Second Victory in the Courts for Jack Phillips

The Christian Outlook – March 9, 2019

Georgene Rice and ADF’s Jim Campbell look at the about-face of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission in their harassment of Masterpiece Cake Shop owner Jack Phillips.

Kevin McCullough turns to Laila Mickelwait of the Exodus Cry ministry for a look at New York State’s move to legalize prostitution.

The Common Good hosts Ian Simkin and Brian From talk to Naomi’s House executive director Simone Halpin about New York’s proposed legalization of prostitution and how that could make sex trafficking worse. Halpin also shares how Naomi’s House is meeting the needs of those coming out of sex trafficking.

The Common Good’s Ian and Brian talk with Fernando Ortega about his Christian music career.

Dennis Rainey joins Don Kroah to talk about his plans after announcing that he is stepping down from Family Life Today.

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Os Guinness on Our Current Cultural Moment

The Christian Outlook — February 09, 2019

In the wake of the controversy over the decision of Second Lady Karen Pence to teach at a Christian school, Kevin McCullough invites David French of the National Review to share the latest from Immanuel Christian, and how the school itself is now the subject of protest.

Glen Stanton of Focus on the Family sat in with Bill Bunkley to set the record straight when it comes to those who are against “toxic” masculinity.

Don Kroah turns to Marilyn Singleton, a doctor, writer, and pro-life activist, for a closer look at the latest horrific abortion laws and what it says about us as a culture.

Kroah invites Pastor Alistair Begg to share wisdom on how to keep a proper Biblical perspective in a world gone haywire.

Eric Metaxas turns to author Os Guinness for a fascinating critique of our current cultural moment and the forces that gave rise to President Trump.

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Religious Liberty Celebrated, Contemporary Threats to Religious Liberty


Christian Outlook – January 19, 2019

Craig Roberts turns to Larry Fedewa, of the Washington Times to look at the longest government shutdown in our nation’s history as it continues with no end in sight. Bob Burney asks Pastor Tim Throckmorton to look at the crisis at the border and the innocent victims, the children, that are used as pawns. Kevin McCullough and Brooke Singman, of Fox News, take a glimpse at what divided government looks like. Albert Mohler has an in-depth look at the disturbing new education framework under consideration in California. Craig Roberts asks Brad Dacus, of the Pacific Justice Institute, about the California education framework’s skeptical look at the role of religion in the education of our children. Georgene Rice talks to Kate Anderson of the Alliance Defending Freedom about a women’s shelter in Anchorage, Alaska, that is under fire for sheltering women exclusively. Eric Metaxas and historian William Federer talk about religious freedom and the challenges America faced in its beginning and to some degree still faces today, the separation of church from state.

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U.S. Border Crisis and the Netherlands Turns on Christian Leaders


Christian Outlook – January 12, 2019

Kevin McCullough asks Dr. Albert Mohler about the harsh reaction of Dutch officials to The Nashville Statement, a statement of conviction, summarizing and affirming the Bible’s teaching on marriage and human sexuality. Frank Sontag and Larry Elder discuss the more controversial elements of the immigration debate. John Zmirak, senior editor of The Stream sits with Eric Metaxas to ask if the border wall, in and of itself, is somehow immoral. Frank Sontag asks how we’d like to live our lives in front of God. Bob Burney discusses at an article from the Economist “Why are so many teenage girls appearing in gender clinics?” Georgene Rice talks with Tim Muellhoff about his book, Defending Your Marriage – The Reality of Spiritual Warfare. Bob Burney looks at how the Colorado Civil Rights Commission continues its harassment of Masterpiece Cake Shop owner Jack Phillips.

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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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Advent: Preparing Your Heart for Christmas


The Christian Outlook — December 22, 2018

Pastors Ray Pritchard and Dave Watson joined Kevin McCullough to discuss their books on Advent and how to prepare one’s heart for the celebration of Jesus’ birth. Steve Estes provides a fresh application of the Proverbs for this Christmas season on the Georgene Rice Show. Alistair Begg helps create in us a sense of how much was fulfilled in the birth of the Christ child. Albert Mohler explains how many Christians get the Christmas story wrong. On the John and Kathy Show, Jerry Bowyer explains the social context of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Mike Gallagher shares how CBS fought almost everything related to the beloved “Charlie Brown Christmas” special when it first aired in 1965.

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A C.S. Lewis Special: Narnia Unlocked


The Christian Outlook — November 24, 2018

Don Kroah is joined by Max McLean who has brought to stage some of the classic works of Lewis. C.S. Lewis’s stepson, Douglas Gresham, explains the story behind Mere Christianity. Devon Brown, author of A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis was a guest of John Hall and Kathy Emmons.  Eric Metaxas interviews Joe Laconte, author of A Wardrobe, A Hobbit, and Great War about Lewis’ friendship with J.R.R Tolkien.  Eric Metaxas returns to interview C.S. Lewis scholar Michael Ward about his groundbreaking work, Planet Narnia.

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