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The Christian Outlook | Topics for Today's Believers

In our fast-changing world, it can be difficult to sort through the issues of the day. From family to faith to the latest in the public square, it’s hard to stay up on what’s happening, much less interpret the news in a way that honors our Christian faith. That’s what Salem’s Christian hosts do for our listeners across the country every day—and “The Christian Outlook” draws from the best of their material to bring you an hour-long program you won’t want to miss.

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In our fast-changing world, it can be difficult to sort through the issues of the day. From family to faith to the latest in the public square, it’s hard to stay up on what’s happening, much less interpret the news in a way that honors our Christian faith. That’s what Salem’s Christian hosts do for our listeners across the country every day—and “The Christian Outlook” draws from the best of their material to bring you an hour-long program you won’t want to miss.

Is Secularism the Nation’s New Civic Religion: Gino Geraci with Jim Denison

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Gino Geraci and Jim Denison discuss preparing for a threat that seeks to replace Christianity.

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May 05 2021

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The Importance of a Biblical Worldview: Don Kroah with George Barna

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Don Kroah with George Barna on Americans' losing their biblical worldview. 

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May 04 2021

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The State of the Church: Frank Sontag Monologue

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Frank Sontag calls on Christians to engage with their bibles to read and learn from it so we understand the difference between biblical justice and social justice. 

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May 03 2021

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Keeping the Faith in Trying Times

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The Christian Outlook – May 1, 2021

Kevin McCullough and retired Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer, of the London Center for Policy Research, talk about former Secretary of State John Kerry disclosing secret Israeli operations to Iran.

Don Kroah talks with Mat Staver, of the Liberty Counsel, about the progress the nation is making in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Don Kroah and Julie Blake, of Alliance Defending Freedom, talk about the College of the Ozarks court battle to retain gender-specific dorms.

John Hall and Kathy Emmons turn to Fuz Rana, of Reasons to Believe, to examine the news this week of the first human-monkey embryo.

John and Kathy talk with sociologist and author Christian Smith about the critical role parents play in cultivating faith in the next generation.

Georgene Rice talks about her battle with an illness she did not know if she’d survive. But God was kind and she is back.

Bob Burney tells us why we should not be surprised by the rise of hostility to Christian belief and to those who hold that belief.

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Apr 30 2021

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We Need a Balance of Authority and Love When it Comes to Our Children: John and Kathy with Dr. Christian Smith

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John and Kathy are joined by Dr. Christian Smith to discuss keeping the faith and how to get our children to adopt our values. 

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Apr 29 2021

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Religion is the Cure; Not the Illness: Don Kroah with Bruce Hausknecht on the Fragility of Our First Freedom

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Don Kroah with Bruce Hausknecht, of Focus on the Family, talk about how fragile religious freedom really is. 

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Apr 28 2021

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The Christian College That May Set the Course for the Future of Religious Liberty: Don Kroah with Julie Blake

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Don Kroah talks with Julie Blake, senior counsel at ADF, about a College of the Ozarks in Missouri suing the Biden administration over transgender policy requiring mixed showers and dorms.

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Apr 27 2021

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How to Love Properly: Gino Geraci Monologue

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Gino Geraci talks about the cultural and political struggles that can make us feel like we’re in combat and Romans 12 tells us, “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”

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Apr 23 2021

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After Verdict in Chauvin Trail, A Tense Nation Looks Ahead

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The Christian Outlook – April 24, 2021

Kevin McCullough and Andrew McCarthy, of National Review, talk about the trial and verdict of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.

Dr. Albert Mohler looks at the social upheaval we witnessed the last year and asks if our system of justice really works.

Bob Burney takes a closer look at Ohio’s “Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act” that was recently upheld in court.

Don Kroah talks with Ken Starr about his book, “Religious Liberty in Crisis: Exercising Your Faith in an Age of Uncertainty.”

Gino Geraci talks about the cultural and political struggles that can make us feel like we’re in combat and Romans 12 tells us, “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”

John Hall and Kathy Emmons, of The Ride Home, talk with Tim and Kathy Keller and how they were inspired by Joni Eareckson Tada.

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Apr 23 2021

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We Glorify God in Each of Our Experiences and Actions: John and Kathy with Tim and Kathy Keller

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John and Kathy talk with Tim and Kathy Keller about his new book, Hope in Times of Fear, Christian hope is not abstract, glorifying God, and death. 

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Apr 22 2021

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God Gave Man Creative Minds to Help Us Understand Him: Gino Geraci with Stephen Meyer

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Gino Geraci with Stephen Meyer on his book, The Return of the GOD Hypothesis, which highlights three key discoveries that show the mind behind creation. 

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Apr 21 2021

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The Students Going to Safe Space Universities are Now Out in the Real World: Frank Sontag with Dr. Everett Piper

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Frank Sontag and Dr. Everett Piper discuss his book Grow Up!: Life Isn't Safe but It's Good, which is about college students, who went to safe space institutions, who go into the real world.

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Apr 20 2021

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Finding Meaning and Purpose in Life: Bob Burney Monologue

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Bob Burney monologue on how things continue to get darker as the nation moves more to the left and how Americans are searching for more meaning and purpose in life. 

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Apr 19 2021

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Renewing Church Life After COVID And Our Crisis of Identity Politics

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The Christian Outlook – April 17, 2021

John Hall and Kathy Emmons, of The Ride Home, talk with Ryan Tucker, from Alliance Defending Freedom, about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision granting injunctive relief to churches in California.

Gino Geraci looks at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on church attendance throughout the country.

John and Kathy talk with Matt Smethurst, of The Gospel Coalition, about his piece, “How to Be Blessed, a Lesson from Psalm 84,” in the context of this pandemic. He challenges listeners to connect back with the church body.

Dr. Albert Mohler and Joshua Mitchell, political theory professor at Georgetown University, talk about “identity politics” and his book, American Awakening: Identity Politics and Other Afflictions of Our Time.

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Apr 16 2021

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States Must Treat Religious and Secular Conduct Equally: John and Kathy with Ryan Tucker

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John and Kathy talk with Ryan Tucker, of ADF, about the supreme court siding with religious liberty in small church prayer & gatherings.

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Apr 15 2021

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The Good Life is About Having God Even in the Midst of Having Nothing: John and Kathy with Matt Smethurst

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John and Kathy speak with Matt Smethurst about what it means to be truly blessed and speak about Job who was blessed because his eyes were fixed on God. 

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Apr 14 2021

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You Cannot Be Fair to a View Nobody on Your Team Represents: Craig Roberts with Jerry Bowyer

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Craig Roberts invites Jerry Bowyer of Townhall Finance to talk about Big Tech and social media shutting down the conservative conversation and how it is both destructive and lucrative.

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Apr 12 2021

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Who’s Selling Who on Social Media? And: The Future of our First Freedom

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The Christian Outlook – April 10, 2021

Kevin McCullough turns to China expert Gordon Chang to talk about the increased persecution of Christians in China.

John and Kathy, of The Ride Home, talk with Carl Trueman, of Grove City College, about how the rights and liberties of Christians in the U.S. are threatened as Scripture runs crosswise to the leading edge of the sexual revolution.

Victoria Cobb, president of The Family Foundation, joins Don Kroah to talk about the threat to parental rights from the ongoing sexual and moral revolution.

Craig Roberts invites Jerry Bowyer of Townhall Finance to talk about Big Tech and social media shutting down the conservative conversation and how it is both destructive and lucrative.

Gino Geraci turns to Dr. Albert Mohler to talk about the cultural predominance of a value system that is on a collision course with orthodox biblical faith.

Jaime Vaughn, of CCM Magazine, talks with singer Harry Connick, Jr., about his Christian faith and an album of Christian hymns that he produced during the pandemic isolation.

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Apr 09 2021

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Christians Are Being Put in Transformation Facilities: Kevin McCullough with Gordon Chang on Chinese Persecution of Christians

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Kevin McCullough speaks with Gordon Chang about China forcing Christians to renounce their faith and how Christianity is spreading quickly in the country.

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Apr 07 2021

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This Ruling Sends an Important Message to Academic Institutions: John and Kathy with Dr. Carl Trueman

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John and Kathy talk with Dr. Carl Trueman about a lawsuit regarding professor Lewis Meriwether of Shawnee State University, who took legal action against his university and won the lawsuit, which ruled the first amendment applies in the classroom. 

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Apr 06 2021

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Excellent source of media in a crazy world

By ShorePort - May 08 2020
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The Christian Outlook is The Best source to keep a Believer in Our Lord Jesus Christ on solid ground. The interviews the hosts and topics are for everyone but we know the enemy wants to kill and destroy these views. Like this podcast and share it every time!

Great listen

By jasonallen133 - Dec 19 2019
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New listener sent from Hugh Hewitt, and very enjoyable to listen to 👍