Tag Archives: The Christian Outlook

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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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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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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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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How Should Christians View the Charges Against Kavanaugh?


With Democrats seeking to delay the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, Kevin McCullough turns to Karol Markowicz of the New York Post for the latest. Al Mohler examines the accusations of Professor Christine Ford against Kavanaugh and how Christians should view the charges. Byron York, of the Washington Examiner, joins Kevin McCullough to discuss President Trump ordering FISA documents to be declassified and how it affects the FBI Russia probe. Mark Elfstrand invites Ginger Hubbard to share about her book, I Can’t Believe You Just Said That, which offers advice to parents on a range of issues. Georgene Rice speaks with Robert Oscar Lopez, a professor at Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary, about his book, The New Normal, the Transgender Agenda, which details the issues believers face when facing a world calling for gender fluidity. Bob Burney shares shocking statistics concerning students at Yale University.

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Why Christians are Concerned with Today’s Political Climate


Christian Outlook – September 15, 2018

As Democrats seem to be embracing Socialism, Don Kroah and Dr. Merrill Matthews say they do so in ignorance. Mark Elfstrand talks with Timothy Goeglein, who sat in on the Kavanaugh hearings, about Democrat’s no-limit attempts to discredit the nominee. Frank Sontag talks about Nike’s controversial pick of Colin Kaepernick. Don Kroah and Frank Gaffney look at the large number of Muslim candidates in the upcoming mid-terms. Craig Roberts has Dr. Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, why his school is a “university, not a daycare.” Dennis Rainy joins Mark Elfstrand to help parents navigate their kids through the teen years. Georgene Rice talks to Gil Mertz about his book, Forgive Your Way to Freedom, and why it’s important to understand forgiveness.

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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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Reaching Today’s World with an Eternal Gospel


Christian Outlook – August 4, 2018

Kevin McCullough and David Marcus of the Federalist ask the question, “Is the Democratic Party boldly shifting to the socialist left?” Craig Roberts and Ken Williams, co-founder of the ministry “Equipped to Love,” discuss California Assembly bill AB 2943. Mark Elfstrand and economist Jerry Bowyer explain the recent stock plunge of Facebook and Twitter. Kevin McCullough and Mike Huckabee discuss the lack of professionalism demonstrated by a few reporters. Mark Elfstrand talks with Michele Van Loon about her book, Born to Wander, Recovering the Value of Our Pilgrim Identity. Ken Ham joins Georgene Rice to discuss his new book, Gospel Reset, Salvation Made Relevant. Bob Burney examines the speech given by U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on religious liberty.

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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 Cautious Look at the Summit with North Korea


The Christian Outlook – June 16, 2018

Kevin McCullough talks with Lt. Colonel Bob Maginnis about the summit between the United States and North Korea. Craig Roberts and Alison Centofante, Director of Strategic Communications for Live Action, discuss Planned Parenthood and its role in sex trafficking. Don Kroah and Dr. Walter Williams, professor at George Mason University, discuss gun control. Frank Sontag tells us about a side of President Trump that might surprise you. Georgene Rice and Family Research Council Senior Fellow Peter Sprigg talk about how the ACLU of Delaware, and others, believe that parents have no right to know if their child wants to identify as another sex or race. Frank Sontag and Pastor Bobby Schuller offer help to live a more faithful Christian Life. Bob Burney looks at how political correctness is hurting girls in sports.

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