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The Holy Post
Episode 522: The New Secular South & Celebrities for Jesus with Katelyn Beaty

The Holy Post

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 80:10 Very Popular


Evangelicals are no longer the largest religious group in the South. Russell Moore says they've been replaced by a dangerous new kind of southern secularism. These MAGA-vangelicals don't attend church, don't follow the moral teachings of the Bible, and are fixated on politics and conspiracy theories but still call themselves “Christians.” What role does the church have in mitigating the danger of this new sect? Plus, a church in Texas faces legal trouble for performing an evangelistic revision of the musical Hamilton without a license. Then, Katelyn Beaty is back to discuss her new book Celebrities for Jesus: How Personas, Platforms, and Profits are Hurting the Church. She explains why we keep manufacturing more Christian celebrities despite their high failure rate, and why accountability structures aren't enough. Also this week, Phil eulogizes Freya the walrus, and a man sues after five years of flatulence. Patreon Bonus with Katelyn Beaty: The ugly side of Christian publishing - https://www.patreon.com/posts/70617486/ News Segment 2:45 - Freya the walrus update 9:42 - News of the Butt 15:25 - Church production of Hamilton 25:55 - The new secular south 42:48 - With God Daily https://withgoddaily.com/ Interview with Katelyn Beaty “Celebrities for Jesus: How Personas, Platforms, and Profits are Hurting the Church” - https://amzn.to/3wb3aqJ 44:10 - Interview intro 46:15 - Why this book? 50:45 - Fame vs. celebrity 58:13 - When accountability doesn't work 1:04:27 - Celebrity and an illusion of intimacy 1:13:29 - Christian celebrity and discipleship 1:19:41 - Credits Other articles and resources mentioned: “When the South Loosens its Bible Belt” by Russell Moore (Christianity Today) - https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2022/august-web-only/russell-moore-white-evangelicals-bible-belt-south-church.html “Fighting Flesh and Blood” by Kristin Du Mez - https://kristindumez.substack.com/p/fighting-flesh-and-blood?sd=pf “A Church Called Tov: Forming a Goodness Culture That Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing” by Laura McKnight Barringer and Scot McKnight - https://amzn.to/3A4jRF9 News of the Butt - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11041055/Father-stopped-farting-ate-ham-roll-market-five-years-ago-sues-200k.html Holy Post website: https://www.holypost.com/ Holy Post Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/holypost The Holy Post is supported by our listeners. We may earn affiliate commissions through links listed here. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

The Benjamin Dixon Show
Reject Christian Nationalism

The Benjamin Dixon Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 31:16


Bit.ly/NoNatCs for the full articleRepublican leaders like Majorie Taylor Greene are declaring that America should be a Christian Nationalist nation. Some have gone as far as to say Christian Nationalism should dominate the entire globe. Let's break down why we must Reject Christian Nationalism and how we can unite for coexistence.

The Way Home Podcast
The Way Home Podcast: Matthew Soerens on Immigration

The Way Home Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 34:26


Today we have Matthew Soerens joining us on The Way Home podcast. Matthew Soerens serves as the U.S. Director of Church Mobilization for World Relief, which is the humanitarian arm of the National Association of Evangelicals. In that role, he helps evangelical churches to understand the realities of refugees and immigration and to respond in…

The Tao of Christ
Beyond Relationship with God

The Tao of Christ

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 12:58


Many Christians talk about having a relationship with God. Evangelicals in particular speak of the importance of having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. They say this begins when one “receives Jesus into your heart” or “accepts Jesus as Lord and Savior.” This relationship is thought to continue after death in heaven, where one will have a relationship with God and Christ forever. Evangelicals frequently distinguish themselves from other Christians – like mainline Protestants and Catholics - by saying that these groups only have religion, but “born again” believers have a relationship with God, and that makes all the difference. The slogan goes something like this: “It is not a religion. It is a relationship” or “It is not about religion; it is about a relationship with God.” You can even buy t-shirts, mugs and caps with that slogan, if you are so inclined. I go one step further. I say, “It is not about religion or relationship. It is about realization.” By “realization” I am referring to Self-realization or God-realization, waking up to the Spiritual Reality that Jesus called the Kingdom of God. Others call it spiritual awakening or enlightenment. 

Iron Sharpens Iron Radio with Chris Arnzen
A Blast from the Past: February 13, 2008 Show with William Shishko on “Suicide: A Christian Response”

Iron Sharpens Iron Radio with Chris Arnzen

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 61:26


Original Air Date: February 13, 2008 WILLIAM SHISHKO, pastor of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church of Franklin Square, Long Island, NY will address the theme: "SUICIDE: A Christian Response". Most if not all of us has either had a friend or loved one who has committed suicide, or we know someone who has had someone close to them take their own life. Christians must obviously respond to this issue with great sensitivity and prayerful thought. On the one hand, you have Roman Catholics who believe all those who commit suicide (if they do not live long enough to receive the "sacrament of penance" or the "last rights") will certainly be in hell. Even many Arminian Protestants believe those who commit suicide will certainly be in hell since it is a sin you cannot repent of. On the other hand, many modern Evangelicals preach a gospel that does not necessitate repentance in the heart of the believer, making a choice such as suicide more appealing to the severely depressed individual who has accepted this false notion. Pastor Shishko will attempt to approach this vital subject with the biblical balance that enables believers to comfort those who grieve after the suicide of a Christian loved one, while at the same time not offering the severely depressed a false peace in finding suicide as a valid option for escape. During Pastor Shishko's time ministering to the Franklin Square congregation the church has been blessed with significant numerical growth, and has overseen the formation of two mission churches, one in Mount Vernon, NY and the other in Bohemia, NY. Pastor Shishko has been privileged to serve on various presbytery committees, and also on the OPC denominational Committees on Coordination, Ecumenicity, Home Missions, and Christian Education. Along with his regular pastoral duties he currently serves as one of the instructors for the Ministerial Training Institute, OPC. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Taylors, SC, where he teaches in the department of Applied Theology. He has written numerous articles for the OPC publications NEW HORIZONS and ORDAINED SERVANT, as well as magazines such as The Banner of Truth . His public ministries have taken him to various foreign mission fields, including Suriname, Cyprus, Egypt, Uganda, China, Eritrea, and Wales, and his conference ministries have been carried out in a number of states in our own nation. In addition to these, he continues to make use of his radio training by producing and hosting a variety of programs that are periodically aired in the metropolitan New York area. Subscribe: iTunes  TuneIn Android RSS Feed Listen:

Straight White American Jesus
Latinx Evangelicals and Christian Nationalism

Straight White American Jesus

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 44:04


Brad speaks with Dr. Arlene Sanchez-Walsh, author of Latino Pentecostal Identity, about how and why many Latinx Evangelicals have signed on to Trump's brand of Christian nationalism. They discuss the history of Latinx conversion to evangelicalism and Pentecostalism and how such conversions require participation in an American colonial project that demands assimilation. They also discuss the religious-political Latinx leaders who have risen to prominence in the Trump era and sometimes inescapable allure of power and influence that has led many of them into the heart of MAGA Nation. Latino Pentecostal Identity: http://cup.columbia.edu/book/latino-pentecostal-identity/9780231127332 Pentecostals in America: http://cup.columbia.edu/book/pentecostals-in-america/9780231141833 Sign up for the SWAJ seminar: https://straightwhiteamericanjesus.com/swaj-seminars/ Pre-Order Brad's new book: https://www.amazon.com/Preparing-War-Extremist-Christian-Nationalism/dp/1506482163 To Donate: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/BradleyOnishi Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/straightwhiteamericanjesus SWAJ Apparel is here! https://straight-white-american-jesus.creator-spring.com/listing/not-today-uncle-ron For access to the full Orange Wave series, click here: https://irreverent.supportingcast.fm/products/the-orange-wave-a-history-of-the-religious-right-since-1960 For an ad-free experience and to support SWAJ: https://irreverent.supportingcast.fm/straight-white-american-jesus-premium Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://swaj.supportingcast.fm

Alpha and Omega Ministries
Mystics of India Video Review and More

Alpha and Omega Ministries

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 63:00


We had a solid internet connection so we did a full program including playing a -Mystics of India- video and responding to it, and then playing a video from Norman Geisler on the necessity of Thomas Aquinas for Evangelicals. Oddly enough, the two topics connected together fairly well-

Church Grammar
Timothy George on Evangelicals, the Great Tradition, and Christian Higher Education (Repost)

Church Grammar

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 29:23


This episode is a repost of a conversation with Dr. Timothy George of Beeson Divinity School. We discuss being a Baptist and appreciating the Great Tradition (2:00), ecumenism and catholicity (7:35), the future of Christian higher education (22:35), and more. Buy Timothy's books. Church Grammar is presented by the Christian Standard Bible. Intro music: Purple Dinosaur by nobigdyl. Brandon D. Smith is Assistant Professor of Theology & New Testament at Cedarville University, a co-founder of the Center for Baptist Renewal, and writes things. You can follow him on Twitter at @brandon_d_smith. You can preorder Brandon's new book, The Trinity in the Book of Revelation: Seeing Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in John's Apocalypse (IVP Academic, 2022). *** This podcast is designed to discuss all sorts of topics from various points of view. Therefore, guests' views do not always reflect the views of the host, his church, or his institution.

Desert Springs Bible Church - Phoenix, Arizona
At The Table: Jews & Evangelicals Part 1

Desert Springs Bible Church - Phoenix, Arizona

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022


Pastor Caleb Campbell and Rabbi Jeremy Schneider explore Judaism as it is practiced today. This is part 1 of 2. This is a recording of a live event at Desert Springs Bible Church.

Meet Me At The Table
Episode 7 - Sympathizing with Evangelicals

Meet Me At The Table

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 25:40


Have you ever caught yourself on your high-horse defending or arguing with comments you used to make? In today's discussion, we bring back a common face/voice to discuss this very topic. We discuss taking a step back to sympathize with the very same people we used to agree with. You can find this on regular podcast sites by searching Meet Me At The Table and we are on most social media platforms. http://meetmeatthetable.show  Feel free to reach out to us on ANY of those platforms to talk, discuss, or even be a guest! If you can't find us there, you can email us at MeetMeAtTheTablePodcast@gmail.com  Lastly, help us to reach those that need this in their life. Wherever you listen or watch, please like and promote as much as you feel comfortable with. We appreciate it and look forward to hearing from you! #Discussion #Deconstructing #Christian #News #Music #World #Church #Love #Inclusive #LGBTQ #Pride #Pastor #ReligiousTrama #Religion #Spirituality #Podcast #Podcaster #Discussing #Talking #Mic #Trending #Trend #Friday #Listen #YouTube #Jesus #God #FaithShift #SpiritualGrowth #Religiousabuse #ReligiousTrauma #trauma

Listening In
A conversation with Ron Sider - S10.E15

Listening In

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 31:06


In this special Listening In episode,  we remember Ron Sider, who died last week at the age of 82.   Ron Sider's 1977 book “Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger” elevated him to a national and international stage.  Its challenging call for Christians to both declare a biblical gospel and demonstrate compassionate care for the poor as part of the gospel message resonated with a generation of young evangelicals.  Sider went on to form Evangelicals for Social Action, which championed social causes, and he continued to write, authoring more than 30 books.

Today InPerspective With Harry Reeder
Why Do Progressive Evangelicals Continue Their Condemnation of Conservative Christians?

Today InPerspective With Harry Reeder

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 10:00


Today InPerspective with Dr. Harry Reeder August 4, 2022

Your Faith At Work
God and Cancel Culture | Interview with Steve Strang, CEO of Charisma

Your Faith At Work

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 53:45


Episode #158Most of us can name a public figure that has been “canceled” by the mob Leftism has created. This is something we need to discuss. Cancel culture should alarm us all, and Steve Strang has made it a priority to educate Spirit-led Christians in a fight against the darkness behind it all.Steve Strang is the owner and founder of Charisma Media, which is responsible for publishing more than 2,000 books for popular authors like Jonathan Cahn, and John Hagee. As a seasoned journalist and respected evangelical leader, he's been featured on nearly all Christian media outlets as well as Fox News, MSNBC and CNN, interviewed four US presidents and was named by TIME magazine as one of the 25 most influential Evangelicals in America. If our goal is to advance our Faith in and outside of the church, Stephen's work and experience can open our eyes to just how big that battle may be.  In this episode:01:06 | Introducing Stephen Strang09:25 | Living by the Spirit, Donald Trump, and Joe Biden.12:14 | “Cancel Culture” in Christian media14:10 | The “COVID excuse” that was used to shut down churches and the tragic passive reaction from many Christians   16:20 | Socialism, “American Communism”, and the need for Christians to stand up for the Constitution21:30 | Journalism today and the press bias towards the left25:44 | Historical Christians in America, the dramatic decline of Christian influence in public policy, and liberalism and timidity in churches today  30:00 | Preaching the Gospel today and Jordan Peterson's letter to the Church37:03 | Globalism, communism, and the end of times42:10 | Mike Lindell, cancel culture, and the danger in self-cancellation Resources:Get your autographed copy of God and Cancel Culture at stevestrangbooks.comCharisma Magazine: charismamag.comCharisma News: charismanew.comcharismamedia.comBCF ORG Podcast - The Business of BusinessThe Business of Business, topics are divided into 4 Categories: Management,...Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify It's Just BusinessConversations with entrepreneurs and business owners to help you level up your businessListen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Red Letter Christians Podcast
Remembering Ron Sider | Christians for Social Action

Red Letter Christians Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 56:05


In this special two-part episode, we are celebrating the life and work of long-time RLC friend, Ron Sider, by sharing two older episodes fro 2018 and 2019 combined here in one. Ron passed away last week. He was the founder of Christians For Social Action (formerly Evangelicals for Social Action), and author of about 50 books including “Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger” but most importantly, he was also a dear friend and part of RLC from the very beginning.  We ask for you to keep Arbutus, his wife, and the rest of his family and friends in prayer during this time. Learn more about Christians for Social Action here To help sustain our work, you can donate here To check out what RLC is up to, please visit us www.redletterchristians.org  Follow us on Twitter: @RedLetterXians Instagram: @RedLetterXians Follow Shane on Instagram: @shane.claiborne Twitter: @ShaneClaiborne Common Hymnal information: https://commonhymnal.com/ 

Subliminal Jihad
[UNLOCKED] #119b - INVISIBLE ARMIES: Kony 2012 & Evangelical MindWar in Uganda

Subliminal Jihad

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 134:04


** This is an unlocked episode. For access to full-length premium episodes and the SJ Grotto of Truth Discord, subscribe to the Al-Wara' Frequency at patreon.com/subliminaljihad. ** Dimitri and Khalid continue to STOP AT NOTHING exposing the complex geopolitical/religious intrigues at play in the Kony saga, including: the shadowy Evangelical group “The Family” and its recruitment of Museveni in 1986, Uganda receiving conspicuous amounts of (literal) USAID, Internally Displaced Persons camps as neocolonial weapon/target rich environment for Evangelicals, the overtly Evangelical 2006 documentary “An Unconventional War: How Kony and His Satan's Resistance Army were Defeated”, the importance of spiritual warfare in the Museveni/Kony conflict, the Holy Spirit Movement in northern Uganda, a leaked US embassy document describing the “American intelligence officer” spirits who guide Kony and give him SITREPs, sus Bridgeway hiring South African mercenary Eeben Barlow of Executive Outcomes infamy to get Kony, the rise of humanitarian espionage, IC working directly with AFRICOM to provide intel, Museveni launching Operation Gideon to conduct mass spiritual warfare against Kony's shrines, multiple child sex abuse scandals at Christian Youth Theater, similarities between Jason Russell and Josh Harris, Invisible Children's High School Musical/Captain Eo promo video from 2006, and SJ's plan to STOP John Train and the ghost of Michael Aquino by selling lots of red t-shirts.

The Uncensored Unprofessor
269 Climate Change (6) "A Cancer to the Planet"

The Uncensored Unprofessor

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 45:41


That the human race is a cancer to planet Earth is becoming a mainstream notion. The media constantly beat that drum but so also do movies like M. Night Shyamalan's "The Happening." I think through that movie and then compare its message with a biblical worldview on the relationship between humanity and Earth. Near the show's end I remark on the economic meltdown of Sri Lanka and how its governmental policies have played into the mess. Also, why does (should) culture matter for the Gospel of Christ?

Future Christian
Why Christian Ethics matter with David Gushee

Future Christian

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 44:50


In a time in which countless church leaders have cast aside Christian ethics in the pursuit of power, David Gushee believes that Christian ethics still matter. In this conversation, we talk about why ethics should still be important to Christians and churches, how he sees the kingdom of God as a basis for Christian ethics, and how to promote an ethic of creation care rather than a relentless pursuit of profits. And, in this post-Roe landscape, David examines the lessons from SCOTUS and whether the victory will be worth the cost for Evangelicals.  Dr. David P. Gushee (Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary, New York) is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics atMercer University, Chair of Christian Social Ethics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Senior Research Fellow at International Baptist Theological Study Centre. Gushee is the elected Past-President of both the American Academy of Religion and Society of Christian Ethics, signaling his role as one of America's leading Christian ethicists. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of over 25 books and approximately 175 book chapters, journal articles, and reviews. His most recognized works include Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust, Kingdom Ethics, and The Sacredness of Human Life, and more recently, Changing OurMind, Still Christian and After Evangelicalism. Over a 28-year career, he's been a devoted teacher, scholar, and activist on such issues as climate, torture, and LGBTQ inclusion. Dr. Gushee and his wife Jeanie live in Atlanta. The Future Christian Podcast is a production of Torn Curtain Arts and Resonate Media.

Faith Angle
Molly Ball and Russell Moore: Evangelicals and America's ”Abortion Wars”

Faith Angle

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022


The purpose of Faith Angle is to connect religious leaders with leading journalists, and today's conversation comes at it from both sides. The setting for this conversation was a group of 19 journalists who gathered three days after the Supreme Court ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. This conversation features one of the country's most thoughtful, publicly-minded evangelical leaders, Dr. Russell Moore, who is now a year into directing the Public Theology Project at Christianity Today. He is joined by Molly Ball, TIME Magazine's national political correspondent.     Guests Russell Moore  Molly Ball   Additional Resources  Faith Angle West Session: Evangelicals and America's "Abortion Wars" "Tim Alberta Worries Politics is Poisoning the Church," on The Russell Moore Show  "How Politics Poisoned the Evangelical Church," by Tim Alberta  "Will Overturning Roe v. Wade Change Everything?", with Molly Ball Pelosi, by Molly Ball

Answers with Ken Ham
The Generations of …

Answers with Ken Ham

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022


An increasing number of professing Evangelicals now deny the historicity of the first man, Adam.

Johnonline
Important Discussions for Evangelicals and Roman Catholics

Johnonline

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2022 13:24


Crackers and Grape Juice
Episode 363: Chris Hayes - God and Guns, The Bible Against American Gun Culture

Crackers and Grape Juice

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 49:05


Author and editor Chris Hayes joins the podcast to talk about his latest book, " God and Guns: The Bible Against American Gun Culture."Using the Bible as the foundational source and guide, while also bringing contemporary sociological data to the conversation, seven biblical scholars and theologians construct a powerful dialogue about gun violence in America, concluding that guns are incompatible with the God of Christian Scripture. God and Guns is the first book to argue against gun culture from a biblical studies perspective. Bringing the Bible into conversation with contemporary sociological data, the volume breaks new exegetical and critical ground and lays the foundations for further theological work. The scholars assembled in this volume construct a powerful argument against gun violence, concluding that a self-identity based on guns is incompatible with Christian identity. Drawing on their expertise in the Bible's ancient origins and modern usage, they present striking new insights involving psychology, ethics, race, gender, and culture. This collection, carefully edited for clarity and readability, will change conversations—and our culture.Contributors include T. M. Lemos, David Lincicum, Shelly Matthews, Yolanda Norton, and Brent A. Strawn.Don't forget to head over to https://www.crackersandgrapejuice.comClick on “Support the Show.”Become a patronSubscribe to CGJ+For peanuts, you can help us out….we appreciate it more than you can imagine.Follow us on the three majors of social media:https://www.facebook.com/crackersnjuicehttps://www.instagram.com/crackersandgrapejuicehttp://www.twitter.com/crackersnjuice

The Tikvah Podcast
Robert Nicholson on the Changing Face of Evangelical Zionism

The Tikvah Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 48:39 Very Popular


In October 2013, Robert Nicholson wrote a defining essay in Mosaic, “Evangelicals and Israel: What American Jews Don't Want to Know (but Need to).” It in he outlined the wide and deep support that millions of Christian evangelicals had for Israel. He also sounded a note of caution: that support could diminish over time. Nearly ten years later, that warning may be coming to fruition. At the very least, the communities of American Christian evangelicals who formed the basis of Christian Zionism have decreased in numbers and influence. But there's some countervailing news: in other places around the world, from Brazil to Nigeria to Guatemala, evangelical Christianity has expanded, and with it, the possibility of support for Zionism. On this week's podcast, Nicholson, the president of the Philos Project, joins us to explain what's driving the changing face of evangelical Zionism in America and the rest of the world. Musical selections in this podcast are drawn from the Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, op. 31a, composed by Paul Ben-Haim and performed by the ARC Ensemble.

ToddCast Podcast
Is GOP About to Abandon Evangelicals?

ToddCast Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 113:13


Evangelicals have grave concerns that their influence with the Republican Party is about to be marginalized.  Tony Perkins and Dick Morris join the conversation! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Raising Expectations with Pastor Joe Schofield
Raising Expectations, July 11, 2022

Raising Expectations with Pastor Joe Schofield

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 56:14


Guest, Alan B. Clark After attending Phillips Exeter Academy, Allen graduated the United States Military Academy in 1963, after which he was commissioned in the Army Corps of Engineers. Two years after graduation from West Point, he volunteered for a tour in Vietnam where he served as a Military Intelligence officer assigned to the Fifth Special Forces Group.  Allen sustained injuries in an early-morning mortar attack at the Dak To Special Forces camp on June 17, 1967, that necessitated the amputation of both legs below his knees.  His military service and sacrifice were recognized with receipt of a Silver Star for Gallantry in Action, the Purple Heart, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. He was airborne-qualified. While learning to adjust to his disability and to walk on prosthetic legs, he obtained an MBA in finance and investments from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.  Allen's first post-graduate position was as an investment manager for Ross Perot.  His other private sector experience has spanned oil and gas exploration, real estate marketing, and mortgage lending.  He has been vice president of a bank, president of three oil service companies, and co-founder of a real estate investment company in Texas. Allen's impassioned commitment to public service and to helping veterans began with an appointment in 1979 as the Special Assistant for Administration to Texas Governor William P. Clements, Jr.  In 1981, Allen was President Ronald Reagan's selection to be Deputy Administrator for the Veterans Administration (now the Department of Veterans Affairs).  However, he chose to remain in Texas where in 1982 he received the Texas Republican Party's nomination to run for State Treasurer in a race that was won by former Texas State Governor Ann Richards.   In 1989, he was nominated by President George H.W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary for Veterans Liaison and Program Coordination at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  In 1991, he received his second VA confirmation as Director of the National Cemetery System, a position in which he served until the end of the President George H. W. Bush administration.   Allen's dedicated efforts to support veteran's causes at the national and state levels were recognized with his selection in 2011 by the Texas state Disabled American Veterans organization as their Outstanding Disabled American Veteran. In 1993 Allen was honored by the Military Chaplains Association with their National Citizenship Award. In 2010 he was selected by the Chaplains Commission of the National Association of Evangelicals as their Centurion of the Year. A You Tube video about Allen may be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VehcTFKz8KA&feature=g-upl. He blogs at www.combatfaith.blogspot.com.  He retired in 2005 as the Public Affairs Officer of the VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas, Texas. His current lay ministry, Combat Faith (www.combatfaith.com), is involved in outreach efforts to help active duty military personnel and veterans recover from the traumas of combat and their adverse wartime experiences. Allen participates in many community and civic activities, including regularly speaking at warrior transition battalions, military post chapels, high schools and colleges, service and veteran groups, youth conferences, and churches. He has addressed many audiences nationwide as a public official, motivational speaker, and political candidate.  His autobiography, Wounded Soldier Healing Warrior, (www.woundedsoldierhealingwarrior.com), was published by Zenith Press in 2007. On this book's web site may be viewed his interview by Larry King. His second book, Valor in Vietnam, (www.valorinvietnam.com), was published in 2012 by Casemate Publishers. He is a member of the American Legion,  AMVETS, Association of the U.S. Army, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the World Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Military Officers Association, Sons of the American Revolution, Special Forces Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Veterans of America, and the West Point Association of Graduates.

Cuckoo 4 Politics
Raw & Uncut - The Supreme Court

Cuckoo 4 Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 45:50


“I thought we understood that a woman had the right to access an abortion,” says Sam Jean, longtime friend of Michael's, who returns to the podcast to discuss the recent ruling by the US Supreme Court to overturn abortion rights at the federal level. Sam believes that Republicans are using the issue of abortion as a fundraising tool because this resonates with a large portion of their fanbase. Michael raises the question whether this issue is the last stronghold available to men as a means to control women, and explains that Evangelicals have historically been behind a lot of the attempts to overturn the rights of women, notably when they got President Ronald Reagan elected. They discuss the differences in the line of questioning that Justice Jackson and Judge Amy Coney Barrett were asked during their respective confirmation proceedings, and the stoicism of Jackson versus the emotionality of Brett Kavanaugh. People of color, at a certain level of visibility and accomplishment, don't have the luxury of indulging in certain behaviors that their white counterparts do. Join the latest conversation between Michael and Sam to hear their shock at how little some Supreme Court Justices know the constitution, why Ted Cruz loves to be hated, and why all of these issues come back to fundraising. Quotes • “If I think about it, every country that's equal to us- Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Japan– they all allow abortions. And now we're going back to yesteryear?” (7:19-7:30 | Michael) • “I'm just going to point out that nobody gets to tell a woman or a man what to do with their body. Nobody.” (13:59-14:09 | Sam) • “It's all politics, it's performance, it's theater, because they want to push this messaging. And this is where you have to give Republicans credit, they know the assignment. They know what they have to do.”(27:32-27:43 | Sam) • “We in the black community, or minorities in general, any persons of color, we have to take a different stance because what we do represents not just us individually but represents an entire community.”(37:27-37:42 | Sam) Links cuckoo4politics.com https://www.instagram.com/cuckoo_4_politics/ https://www.facebook.com/Cuckoo-4-Politics-104093938102793 Podcast production and show notes provided by HiveCast.fm --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

The Eric Metaxas Show
Keith Guinta

The Eric Metaxas Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 45:25


Keith Guinta, sole creator and proprietor of WinePatch.org, discusses his latest eye-opening discoveries of destructive Covid-19 and vax misinformation; plus, Evangelicals "problem" with free speech. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Inside The Epicenter With Joel Rosenberg
What Drives Benjamin Netanyahu's Unprecedented Incredible Outreach to Evangelicals? #60

Inside The Epicenter With Joel Rosenberg

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 41:15


Benjamin Netanyahu is a controversial figure. He also brought peace to the region through the Abraham Accords. Joel C. Rosenberg and co-host Dr. Carl Moeller discuss bringing their delegation to Israel, who they met with, and why so many leaders are open to meeting with evangelicals—including the former prime minister. They also talk about moving the US Embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem and how long it took after many promises over the years by different US administrations. Learn more about The Joshua Fund: JoshuaFund.com Make a tax-deductible donation: Donate | The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad / Pond5

JOEL 2 GENERATION PODCAST
Episode 122: The Holy Spirit Makes us HOLY - A Message to history's MOST DEFILED Generation!

JOEL 2 GENERATION PODCAST

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 49:30


THE HOLY SPIRIT MAKES US HOLY – A MESSAGE TO HISTORY'S MOST DEFILED GENERATION James 1:26-27 – If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. 27 – Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.  PURPOSE OF PENTECOST? 1.     POWER - Acts 1:8 - 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” 2.     REVELATION - Acts 2:17-18 -17 “‘And in the last days it shall be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams; 18 even on my male servants and female servants in those days I will pour out my Spirit, and they shall prophesy. 3.     HOLINESS - Acts 2:37-38, 40 - “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38 And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit…“Save yourselves from this perverse/wicked generation.” GOAL = A NEW VISION for Holiness and the Holy Spirit's work in our lives A.W. Tozer – Holy Spirit makes us holy Name? Power Spirit?? NO – The HOLY SPIRIT Porn Stats 1978 vs. 1985 – 5% vs. 55% Viewed hardcore porn video / 2022?? John Bevere – 2/3 of men IN CHURCH are watching porn regularly 1/3 of women50% of the pastors POWERLESS – Kryptonite – Defiled Church Billy Graham – “If we lose THIS BATTLE, we lose the battle of the Christian life” 20th Century = Explosion of Perversion – the occult (sex magick), film, video, the internet, (technology), abortion, homosexuality, human trafficking, pedophilia, freedom=bondage Matthew 27:37 - 37 For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. Sinfulness Stage 1 - Genesis 3 – Fall of Adam/Eve (Satan) Sinfulness Stage 2 - Genesis 6 – Fall of the Watchers – effect?? ManyEFFECTS - Sexual perversion/lust/gross immorality/homosexuality/beastiality/abortion •       Quote: “We were sinners because of the Fall of Adam, but the Fallen Watchers taught mankind to be even better sinners” – Heiser Genesis 6:1-8 - 1 When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them, 2 the sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. And they took as their wives any they chose. 3 Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years.” 4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men who were of old, the men of renown. 5 The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. 6 And the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart. 7 So the Lord said, “I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens, for I am sorry that I have made them.” 8 But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord.Two Views about WHO the “Sons of God” were:1.     Angels – Who? 2nd Temple Judaism, the Apostles, Early Church2.    Humans – Who? (called the “Sethite View”) - 1st suggested by Julius Africanus (3rd Century), Augustine (5th century)It really wasn't until the 5th century that the so-called “Sethite View” (i.e. that the 'sons of God' were humans and not angels) was INVENTED.The evidence from history is insurmountable that the Sethite view is wrong.  That the Sethite interpretation was a late innovation and not the Apostolic understanding (or the historic Jewish one).A. New Testament writers who refer to these angels in Genesis 6:1-4 The Apostle Peter - 2 Peter 2:4-5 - 4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into tartarus (the abyss) and committed/delivered them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment; 5 if he did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly; The Apostle Jude (Jesus' brother) - Jude 1:6-7 - 6 And the angels who did not stay/keep in their proper domain, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day— 7 just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire, serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire. B. Early Church leaders who affirm that the Sons of God were in fact angels and whose offspring were the Nephilim/giants.   Clement of Rome (1st century, the Apostle Peter's Disciple) Justin Martyr (2nd century) - The angels transgressed this appointment and were captivated by love of women. And they begat children [nephilim/giants], who are those who are called demons. (AD160)     Athenagoras (2nd century) But some outraged both the constitution of their nature and the oversight entrusted to them. ...These angels fell into impure love of virgins and were subjugated by the flesh. ...Those who are called giants were begotten from these lovers of virgins. (AD175) Irenaeus (2nd century) Clement of Alexandria - The angels who had obtained the superior rank, having sunk into pleasures, told to the women the secrets that had come to their knowledge. In contrast, the rest of the angels concealed them, or rather, reserved them for the coming of the Lord. (late 2nd/early 3rd century) Tertullian - If it is on account of the angels—those whom we read of as having fallen from God and from heaven because of lusting after females—we can presume that such angels yearned after bodies that were already defiled and were relics of human lust.  (late 2nd/early 3rd cent. – gave us the word “Trinity”) Ambrose (4th century) Lactantius (4th century, tutor of Emperor Constantine) C. Well-known Evangelicals who affirm w/ the Early Church that the Sons of God were angelic beings.  A.W. Pink – Reformed theologian  Donald Grey Barnhouse – Presbyterian theologian, pastor Henry Morris – author of The Genesis Flood, founder of CRI (Creation Research Institute) Merril F. Unger – Dallas Theological Seminary professor, theologian Arnold Fruchtenbaum – Messianic leader, Dallas Theological Seminary-trained Hal Lindsey – author of “The Late Great Planet Earth John MacArthur Pastor Chuck Smith – Calvary Chapel Dr. Michael Heiser – OT scholar, Ancient Near East language scholar Chuck Missler – Bible teacher I Corinthians 6:9-13, 18-20 (3 out of 9 in the list!)9 Or do you not know that the unrighteouswill not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. 12 “All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be dominated by anything. 13 “Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body….  18 Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sina person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. 19 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, 20 for you were bought with a price. So, glorify God in your body. WHAT SHALL WE NOW DO? (Acts 2:37)1.     AGREE w/ God's assessment = DefiledMatthew 24:9-13 - 9 “Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations for my name's sake. 10 And then many will fall away and betray one another and hate one another. 11 And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray. 12 And because lawlessness (wickedness/iniquity) will be increased, the love of many will grow cold. 13 But the one who endures to the end will be saved.  Sin will be rampant everywhere/multiplication of wickedness/abundance of evil2.     SIN = SLAVERY (John 8:34 – everyone who sins…) – Message of FREEDOM!!3.     Reject False Grace teaching (Titus 2:11-12 – Grace teaches us to turn from ungodliness and sinful pleasures/worldly lusts) Titus 2:11-12, 14 – “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, 12 – TEACHING US TO RENOUNCE UNGODLINESS and WORLDLY PASSIONS (immoral desires/lusts), and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in the present age...14 – who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people…”4.     REPENT - Acts 2:38, 40 – REPENT, SAVE YOURSELVES from perverse generation5.     Get rid of whatever is needed / No Moderation (“Porn on Tuesdays”)Matthew 5:30 – “And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.”6.     Confess – James 5:16 – To each other, MAY be healed7.     FLEE - 1 Cor 6:18 (Tolerate?)8.     Believe holiness is possible (1 Pet 1:16 – “Be holy…”)I Peter 1:15-16 – “but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, 16 For it is written, “Be holy even as I am holy” Ephesian 5:3 - But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people9.     Get the Holy Spirit working more in your life (“eagerly pursue…”) for HOLINESS

The Christian Worldview radio program
Evangelicals and Downgrade Denial

The Christian Worldview radio program

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 54:00


GUEST: Josh Buice, pastor, Pray's Mill Baptist Church (GA)In several programs this year, we have examined the theological war that is taking place within the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination and the one that trains the most pastors in their seminaries.The war is a microcosm of what took place way back in the early church, more recently in the mainline Protestant denominations—United Methodist Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church (USA), American Baptist Churches USA, and United Church of Christ—and what is now taking place across Evangelicalism today.A “downgrade” in the church occurs when biblical doctrines are compromised, redefined, or “updated” to be compatible with non-regenerate society. So for example, the feminist movement in broader society influences churches to put women in pastoral roles where they exercise authority over men and preach to men in violation to 1 Timothy 2:11-14 which says in part, “I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man…”Or, Marxist-based Critical Race Theory in broader society influences churches to “increase diversity” by making decisions according to skin color.Meanwhile, those pushing the compromises deny there is any compromise and most Christians proceed on as if there is “nothing to see here”.That is not the case for Pastor Josh Buice, who has carefully discerned the liberal direction of the Southern Baptist Convention, leading to his church withdrawing from the denomination. He joins us this weekend on The Christian Worldview.>> We will also hear part 2 of our conversation with Colleen Tronson, executive director Metro Women's Center, a pregnancy help center in Minnesota, who will explain the ramifications of the overturning of Roe v. Wade. ---------------------------Josh Buice: https://bit.ly/3R4AwAlMetro Women's Center in MN: https://bit.ly/3a7tzh8

Snarky Faith Radio
Learning from Experience

Snarky Faith Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 58:11


"When you say to yourself. 'I don't care what happens,'  it just gives you a broader perspective." - George Carlin    There are times when we must wrestle with baggage from the road traveled as we progress in our faith. Questions begin to arise, and easy spiritual answers no longer soothe as a salve to the itching reality of balancing the trauma of living with the vastness of the divine.  Either we give in to the itch, or we learn to ignore it. One path results in transformation, whereas the other leads to resignation. Choosing to move into the uncharted requires embracing and exploring new realities, whether they exist within ourselves or in the larger world. For some, this invitation is a welcome opportunity, while for others, leaving their perceived realms of safety is terrifying. Neither position is more virtuous than the other. Moving forward is all that matters in the end. However, it would be a mistake to set out on your journey too quickly. Before setting out, one must be prepared to wrestle with what they have gained, learned, and lost in the past. This act calls for us to reflect on our experiences, times when we have failed, and the lessons we have learned. It teaches us what matters and ultimately informs us what we should and shouldn't care about. Experience-based learning is a sacred, yet forgotten, spiritual practice. Pastors and prophets of today see mystery as a barrier to preaching certainty. It challenges their authority and ability control others. Their brand of spiritual certainty is full of mental gymnastics and theologically tinged gobbledygook. The end result is meaningless spiritual platitudes that may sound nice but never amount to anything. Jesus encourages us to travel both inwardly and outwardly with clear eyes. This path demands that we evaluate our experiences as if they were divine instruments for instruction, understanding, and development. Experience-based learning is infused with the divine and empowers us to advance as audacious lovers, fearless truth-tellers, and compassionate envoys of God's shalom. The future is waiting patiently for those who are willing to go where others fear to tread. Also, don't worry, t here won't ever be any traffic jams on the road ahead.  Join us today as we wrap up our series on spiritual growth through the lens of Christ. May you travel well.  Always remember that you are never truly alone and that taking a risk is an act of bravery.  Journey well, friends.  We'll talk about all that and plenty more snark! Show notes Episode Timestamp: In The News/Gun Violence: 02:15 Main Conversation: 25:20 Bonus Crazy: 56:30 Big thanks to these outlets that make the Christian Crazy possible: Right Wing Watch Christian Nightmares Friendly Atheist   Books Referenced: Spiritual Theology - Diogenes Allen Gifts of the Dark Wood - Eric Elnes   Articles:  Shootings expose divisions on gun issue in faith communities For many evangelical Christians, God and guns are inextricably linked Guns do more than kill What are Evangelicals and how did they become so hypocritical? Come along for the ride as we skewer through life, culture, and spirituality in the face of a changing world. www.SnarkyFaith.com

The Muck Podcast
Episode 131: Float, Bitch. Float. | Clela Rorex and the Army of God

The Muck Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 61:24


Hillary and Tina cover Boulder County Clerk Clela Rorex and the Army of God. Hillary's Story Clela Rorex served as the first female Boulder County Clerk beginning in 1975, BUT she made history as being the first clerk to ever issue a same sex marriage license in the US. Tina's Story The Army of God is an underground American anti-abortion group BUT after claiming involvement in several anti-abortion acts of violence, they are now listed as a domestic terrorist group. Hillary's Sources Anchor:The Amber Live! Interviews Clela Rorex, the first person to issue a gay marriage license in the USA in 1975 (https://anchor.fm/amberlive/episodes/Clela-Rorex--the-first-person-to-issue-a-gay-marriage-license-in-the-USA-in-1975-e1ie8gr) Boulder Boulder's LGBT history has many lessons to teach, including that backlash often follows progress (https://getboulder.com/boulders-lgbt-history/)--by Carol Taylor and Glenda Russell Daily Camera Man and horse ride into sunset as Boulder County updates photo collage (https://www.dailycamera.com/2018/06/19/man-and-horse-ride-into-sunset-as-boulder-county-updates-photo-collage/)--by Charlie Brennan Esquire How One Woman Married Gay Couples Forty Years Ag (https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a45723/clela-rorex-same-sex-marriage-colorado/)o--by Jack Holmes Wikipedia Clela Rorex (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clela_Rorex#cite_note-:7-12) Same-sex marriage in Colorado (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same-sex_marriage_in_Colorado) Photos Cleala Rorex (https://getboulder.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/clela-rorex.jpg)--via Get Boulder McCord and Zamora applying for marriage licsense (https://hips.hearstapps.com/esq.h-cdn.co/assets/16/24/1600x872/gallery-1466273018-dave-and-dave-applying.jpg?resize=768:*)--from Clela Rorex via Esquire Marriage Liscenses issued by Rorex (https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a45723/clela-rorex-same-sex-marriage-colorado/)--from Boulder County Clerk's Office via Esquire Ros Howard and his horse, Dolly (https://www.dailycamera.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/2018/0619/20180619_20DCAHOWw-3.jpg?w=620)--via Daily Camera Tina's Sources ABC 7 Chicago Feds: Indiana man linked to "anti-abortion extremist organization" threatened clinic attacks (https://abc7chicago.com/army-of-god-terrorism-domestic-anti-abortion/3049950/)--by Chuck Goudie and Ross Weidner CBS News Court Orders Robert Dear To Involuntarily Take Meds (https://www.cbsnews.com/colorado/news/planned-parenthood-robert-dear-medication/) Daily Kos “Army of God” Kidnapper Released After Abducting Abortion Care Provider 24 Years Ago (https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2007/9/10/383233/-) Feminist Majority Extremist “Army of God” Group Takes Credit for Atlanta Bombings, Promises to Attack Again (https://feminist.org/news/extremist-army-of-god-group-takes-credit-for-atlanta-bombings-promises-to-attack-again/) France 24 Suspect in Colorado clinic shooting said 'no more baby parts' (https://www.france24.com/en/20151129-suspect-colorado-clinic-shooting-baby-parts) History Doctor is killed by anti-abortion radical (https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/an-abortion-performing-doctor-is-murdered) Justice OREGON WOMAN CHARGED IN ARSON, ACID AND NAPALM ATTACKS ON NINE ABORTION CLINICS (https://www.justice.gov/archive/opa/pr/Pre_96/October94/607.txt.html) ROBERT WEILER SENTENCED TO 5 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ATTEMPTING TO BOMB AN ABORTION CLINIC IN GREENBELT (https://www.justice.gov/archive/usao/md/news/2006/Robert%20Weiler%20Sentenced%20to%205%20Years%20in%20Prison%20for%20Attempting%20to%20Bomb%20an%20Abortion%20Clinic%20in%20Greenbelt.html) Ms. Magazine The Anti-Abortion Movement Has a Long History of Terrorism. A Roe Repeal Will Make It Worse (https://msmagazine.com/2022/05/06/anti-abortion-violence-terrorism-roe-v-wade/)--by Kathy Spillar National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism Army of God (http://www.start.umd.edu/start/data_collections/tops/terrorist_organization_profile.asp?id=28) The New York Times [3 are dead in Colorado Springs Shootout at Planned Parenthood Center]((https://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/28/us/colorado-planned-parenthood-shooting.html)--by Julie Turkewitz and Jack Healy Abortion Doctor and Wife are Freed (https://www.nytimes.com/1982/08/21/us/abortion-doctor-and-wife-are-freed.html)--by Nathaniel Sheppard, Jr. Has Trump's White House ‘resurrected' Army of God anti-abortion extremists? (https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/5050/army-of-god-anti-abortion-terrorists-emboldened-under-trump/)--by Lara Whyte Reveal Abortion Providers Ask for Protection as They Prepare for Post-Roe Harassment and Violence (https://revealnews.org/article/abortion-clinic-threats-violence-safety-post-roe/)--by Laura C. Morel Sanganmon County ‘Army of God' kidnappings (1982) (https://sangamoncountyhistory.org/wp/?p=10942) Southern Poverty Law Center ANTI-ABORTION MOVEMENT MARCHES ON AFTER TWO DECADES OF ARSON, BOMBS AND MURDER (https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/intelligence-report/1998/anti-abortion-movement-marches-after-two-decades-arson-bombs-and-murder)--by Frederick Clarkson UPI Dr. Hector Zevallos, who last summer was held captive (https://www.upi.com/Archives/1983/04/18/Dr-Hector-Zevallos-who-last-summer-was-held-captive/9606419490000/) Washington Post FROM PRISON BACK TO P.G. PULPIT (https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1989/07/26/from-prison-back-to-pg-pulpit/c8dff09d-9cbf-4a4b-b061-e5eaf7bb2f09/)--by Sue Anne Pressley Kidnaping Focuses Tensions and Fears On Abortion Clinic (https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1982/08/22/kidnaping-focuses-tensions-and-fears-on-abortion-clinic/12efe773-71d3-4769-90da-cfc46149b60d/)--By Bill Peterson Wikipedia Paul Jennings Hill (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Jennings_Hill) Shelley Shannon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shelley_Shannon) Photos Acts of Anti-Abortion Violence (https://msmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Screen-Shot-2022-05-06-at-12.06.10-PM.png)--from National Abortion Federation via Ms. Magazine

Faithful Politics
"Reading Evangelicals: How Christian Fiction Shaped A Culture and Faith" w/Daniel Silliman, Christianity Today

Faithful Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 61:58


Who are evangelicals? And what is evangelicalism? Those attempting to answer these questions usually speak in terms of political and theological stances. But those stances emerge from an evangelical world with its own institutions—institutions that shape imagination as much as they shape ideology. In this unique exploration of evangelical subculture, Daniel Silliman speak with Will and Josh about  how Christian fiction, and the empire of Christian publishing and bookselling it helped build, is key to understanding the formation of evangelical identity. With a close look at five best-selling novels—Love Comes Softly, This Present Darkness, Left Behind, The Shunning, and The Shack—Silliman considers what it was in these books that held such appeal and what effect their widespread popularity had on the evangelical imagination. Reading Evangelicals ultimately makes the case that the worlds created in these novels reflected and shaped the world evangelicals saw themselves living in—one in which romantic love intertwines with divine love, humans play an active role in the cosmic contest between angels and demons, and the material world is infused with the literal workings of God and Satan. Silliman tells the story of how the Christian publishing industry marketed these ideas as much as they marketed books, and how, during the era of the Christian bookstore, this—every bit as much as politics or theology—became a locus of evangelical identity.Guest BioDaniel Silliman is the news editor for Christianity Today. He earned a doctorate in American studies from Heidelberg University in Germany and has taught US history and humanities at Heidelberg, Valparaiso University, and Milligan University. Support the show

Restless: A Postmortem on the Young, Restless and Reformed
Yea, Nay Or Nuance- Singing the Battle Hymn of the Republic

Restless: A Postmortem on the Young, Restless and Reformed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 18:15


A special episode for your forth of July. A jovial Yea, Nay or nuance discussing if the church should be singing the battle hymn of the republic. Hope this song gets you pumped to make disciples. More Restless Summer coming this week Also right now over on Patreon you can find our conversation Aaron Renn about Evangelicals and the overturning of Roe.

ASIAN AMERICA: THE KEN FONG PODCAST
Ep 376: Rev. Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil

ASIAN AMERICA: THE KEN FONG PODCAST

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 68:42


Dr. McNeil has long been one of the leading Christian voices on racial reconciliation. She's spoken to tens of thousands of people, written several books on the topic, and teaches the subject at Seattle Pacific University. However, when 81% of white Evangelicals voted for Trump in 2016, Brenda decided she would no longer mince words when in front of them. She's also taken the bold step to include queer and trans people in the mission of reconciliation. 

The Briefing - AlbertMohler.com
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Briefing - AlbertMohler.com

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 29:28 Very Popular


This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 04:40) Looking Back and Looking Forward as This Season of The Briefing Comes to a Close — What To Watch for In the War of UkrainePart II (04:40 - 09:00) Japan Understands What Marriage Is and Legislates Accordingly: Court Upholds Ban on Same-Sex Marriage and Affirms ProcreationJapan Court Says Ban on Same-Sex Marriage is Constitutional by NPR Part III (09:00 - 19:16) Two Reformed Denominations Make Important Moves to Defend Biblical Teaching on HomosexualityChristian Reformed Church Codifies Homosexual Sex As Sin in its Declaration of Faith by Religion News Service (Yonat Shimron)Presbyterian Church in America votes to leave National Association of Evangelicals by Religion News Service (Emily McFarlan Miller)Part IV (19:16 - 23:15) ‘I'm Up for Some Pride Bocce.': Former Bush Speech Writer Celebrates Pride Month, Questions Bible's Teaching on SexualityHow the Gay Rights Movement Found Such Stunning Success by Washington Post (Michael Gerson)Part V (23:15 - 24:32) Watch the White House: Biden Administration Scrambles in Wake of Roe ReversalPart VI (24:32 - 29:28) New Zealand Moves to Tax Cow Burps. Seriously. New Zealand Announces World-First Plan to Tax Cow and Sheep Burps by NPR (Ayen Bior and Ashley Brown)Sign up to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTubeFor more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to sbts.edu.For more information on Boyce College, just go to BoyceCollege.com.To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go here.

Know Your Enemy
How They Did It, Pt. 3: The End of the Beginning

Know Your Enemy

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 107:37 Very Popular


In the third and final episode in their series on the overturning of Roe v. Wade—recorded on the day it happened—Matt and Sam pick up with 1990s, the George W. Bush administration, and eventually take listeners up to the present. They focus especially on way conservative, mostly Christian intellectuals, many of them connected to the religious journal First Things, brought Catholics and evangelicals together to fight against abortion rights, with figures like Fr. Richard John Neuhaus, Robert P. George, and Hadley Arkes providing language and arguments in a more elite idiom—a project that deeply influenced Bush's presidency and helped cement the anti-abortion movement's place not just in the religious right but the broader conservative movement and the GOP.Sources:"Killing Abortionists: A Symposium," First Things, December 1994"Evangelicals and Catholics Together: The Christian Mission in the Third Millenium," First Things, May 1994"The End of Democracy? The Judicial Usurpation of Politics," First Things, November 1996Damon Linker, The Theocons: Secular America Under Siege (Doubleday, 2006)Mary Ziegler, Dollars for Life: The Anti-Abortion Movement and the Fall of the Republican Establishment (Yale University Press, 2021)Joshua Wilson, The Street Politics of Abortion: Speech, Violence, and America's Culture Wars, (Stanford University Press, 2013)Richard John Neuhaus, The Naked Public Square: Religion and Democracy in America (Eerdmans, 1984)Robert P. George, Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality (Oxford University Press, 1993)Hadley Arkes, "The End of the Beginning of the End of Abortion," First Things, June 24, 2022Matthew Sitman, "Reading Left to Right" (review of Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square), Commonweal, August 24, 2015Tara Isabella Burton, "The Biblical Story the Christian Right Uses to Defend Trump," Vox, March 5, 2018

FANTI
An Unholy “Pro-Life” Alliance (ft. Asha Dahya)

FANTI

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 59:24


 Mentioned in the ShowAna Kasparian of The Young Turks Resistance Revival ChoirDIS/Honorable Mentions jarretthm: Doechii performance at BET Awardshm: Saucy Santana, asha dm: Rep. Karianne Lisonbee (R-UT)hm: AOC on MTPOur Sponsors This WeekBrooklinen:Hot sleeper? Brooklinen's crisp Classic Sheets help you stay comfy on even the hottest summer nights.Visit Brooklinen.com and use Promo code [FANTI] for $20 off your purchase of $100 plus free shipping Lumi Labs:Our show this week is sponsored by Microdose Gummies. Microdose Gummies deliver perfect, entry-level doses of THC that help you feel just the right amount of good. To learn more about microdosing THC, go to Microdose.com and use code: FANTI  to get free shipping & 30% off your first order. Go ahead and @ usEmail: FANTI@maximumfun.orgIG@FANTIpodcast@Jarrett Hill@rayzon (Tre'Vell)Twitter@FANTIpodcast@TreVellAnderson@JarrettHill@Swish (Senior Producer Laura Swisher)FANTI is produced and distributed by MaximumFun.orgLaura Swisher is senior producerEpisode Contributors: Jarrett Hill, Laura Swisher, Tre'Vell AndersonMusic: Cor.eceGraphics: Ashley Nguyen

Trump Watch
Trump and the Armed Mob: Harold Meyerson; Evangelicals and Jan. 6: Sarah Posner

Trump Watch

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 52:35


Harold Meyerson comments on Tuesday's historic testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson - and on the Supreme Court and abortion. Also: In understanding the January 6 insurrection, much of the focus has been on white nationalist militias like the Proud Boys. But white evangelicals also played a big part on January 6. Sarah Posner, author of Unholy: How White Christian Nationalists Powered the Trump Presidency, and the Devastating Legacy They Left Behind, joins the podcast to discuss religion's role in the riots.

New Books in History
On Evangelicals in Antebellum America

New Books in History

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 46:08


Dr. Brett Malcolm Grainger is a scholar of American religion and an award-winning journalist. He is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University and the author of Church In The Wild: Evangelicals In Antebellum American and In The World but Not of It: One Family's Militant Faith and the History of Fundamentalism in America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/history

New Books Network
On Evangelicals in Antebellum America

New Books Network

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 46:08


Dr. Brett Malcolm Grainger is a scholar of American religion and an award-winning journalist. He is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University and the author of Church In The Wild: Evangelicals In Antebellum American and In The World but Not of It: One Family's Militant Faith and the History of Fundamentalism in America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

Ancient Faith Today Live
From Deconstruction to Deification: Stories of Lost Evangelical Faith in God

Ancient Faith Today Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 60:32


Fr. Thomas speaks with former Evangelicals who "deconstructed" their faith in God, taking long and circuitous paths to Orthodox Christianity.

Thank God I'm Atheist
An American Mess #551

Thank God I'm Atheist

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 60:58


World Cup in Qatar is probably going to be really boring, Presbyterian Church of America parts with National Association of Evangelicals, ski resort sprays sacred mountain with sewage, army chaplain celebrates end of Roe v. Wade, Pixar's gay kiss ruffles feathers at Oklahoma theater, FBI finally raids some churches, and celebrating the 4th of July feels extra crappy this year.

Generations Radio
Future of Abortion and the Social Revolution - How We Got Here & Where We're Going

Generations Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 38:00


Kevin Swanson provides a historical background on the modern abortion holocaust, beginning with the Bolsheviks in 1918. Will the social revolution continue with the vision of sex without procreation, sex without responsibility, 100- access to abortifacients, and homosexual sex without procreation- Will the dissolution of the family, of marriage, of sexuality continue- Will there be any curtailing of the kill pill by mail or the abortifacients that account for 90-95- of the abortions taking place in the world- Will the democracy vote pro-life, given that the US Supreme Court has turned things over to the populace- Will the churches engage a nationwide repentance on these matters- Thank God, three to five Supreme Court Justices went the right direction. But what will the voters do in November- --This program includes- --1. The World View in 5 Minutes with Adam McManus -Landmark religious liberty victory, Pro-abortion companies willing to pay for abortion tourism, Conservative Presbyterians leave leftist Nat'l Assoc. of Evangelicals- --2. Generations with Kevin Swanson

Confessions of A Reformer
The New Evangelicals Interview, Part 3

Confessions of A Reformer

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 40:26


Season 2: Episode 27 Centered on Jesus, driven by our stories and committed to pushing the church forward together. This is the vision of The New Evangelicals. In part 3 of this 3-part interview, Tim turns the tables on Mike, asking him about his journey and process. NUMA+ The New Evangelicals: Instagram; Facebook; Twitter; YouTube Ashes Mentorship Group

The Tom Powell Jr Show
Ep 158: Texas GOP platform goes full fascist, Jan 6 panel members get death threats from republicans, evangelicals back serial baby daddy Hershel Walker, Pence forgets who he was VP to, & much more.

The Tom Powell Jr Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 55:35


Ep 158: Texas GOP platform goes full fascist, Jan 6 panel members get death threats from republicans, evangelicals back serial baby daddy Hershel Walker, Pence forgets who he was VP to, & much more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tom-powell-jr/message

Subliminal Jihad
[PREVIEW] #119b - INVISIBLE ARMIES: Kony, Humanitarian Espionage, & Evangelical MindWar in Uganda

Subliminal Jihad

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 33:49


For access to full-length premium episodes and the SJ Grotto of Truth Discord, subscribe to the Al-Wara' Frequency at patreon.com/subliminaljihad. Dimitri and Khalid continue to STOP AT NOTHING exposing the complex geopolitical/religious intrigues at play in the Kony saga, including: the shadowy Evangelical group “The Family” and its recruitment of Museveni in 1986, Uganda receiving conspicuous amounts of (literal) USAID, Internally Displaced Persons camps as neocolonial weapon/target rich environment for Evangelicals, the overtly Evangelical 2006 documentary “An Unconventional War: How Kony and His Satan's Resistance Army were Defeated”, the importance of spiritual warfare in the Museveni/Kony conflict, the Holy Spirit Movement in northern Uganda, a leaked US embassy document describing the “American intelligence officer” spirits who guide Kony and give him SITREPs, sus Bridgeway hiring South African mercenary Eeben Barlow of Executive Outcomes infamy to get Kony, the rise of humanitarian espionage, IC working directly with AFRICOM to provide intel, Museveni launching Operation Gideon to conduct mass spiritual warfare against Kony's shrines, multiple child sex abuse scandals at Christian Youth Theater, similarities between Jason Russell and Josh Harris, Invisible Children's High School Musical/Captain Eo promo video from 2006, and SJ's plan to STOP John Train and the ghost of Michael Aquino by selling lots of red t-shirts.

The David Pakman Show
6/21/22: Bonkers Texas GOP Convention and Evangelicals Forgive Herschel Walker

The David Pakman Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 57:32


--On the Show: --Luke Beasley, host of "The Luke Beasley Show" and TDPS correspondent, fills in for David. Check out his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/c/LukeBeasley --Donald Trump gives an off-the-rails speech at the Faith and Freedom Coalition --Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) has a difficult time arguing against gun control measures during a Fox News Sunday appearance --Evangelicals applaud Republican Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker as he talks about his child abandonment scandal --Republicans turn on each other at the Texas GOP convention, with both Dan Crenshaw and Ted Cruz receiving criticism --The official Texas Republican Party platform says that the 2020 election was rigged and that Joe Biden is an "illegitimate" president --A gay Republican group gets banned from the Texas GOP convention --Trump explodes on his social media platform Truth Social --Republican Missouri Senate candidate Eric Greitens threatens to shoot fellow Republicans in his latest campaign ad --Amazon has gone through nearly all of its available workers --A district court judge. Davird O. Carter, says that Donald Trump may get indicted --On the Bonus Show: Biden falls off his bike, Ted Cruz attacks Pelosi about drag queens, Trump claims he's most popular with blacks and Hispanics, and much more...

Confessions of A Reformer
The New Evangelicals Interview, Part 2

Confessions of A Reformer

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 40:26


Season 2: Episode 26 Centered on Jesus, driven by our stories and committed to pushing the church forward together. This is the vision of The New Evangelicals. In part 2 of this 3 part interview, Mike asks Tim Whitaker, the founder of The New Evangelicals, to share some of his own beliefs about Jesus, the bible and community. NUMA+ The New Evangelicals: Instagram; Facebook; Twitter; YouTube Ashes Mentorship Group

Know Your Enemy
How They Did It, Pt. 2: The Christian Right and Roe

Know Your Enemy

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 88:29 Very Popular


At long last, Matt and Sam dive into the origins of the Christian right—a complicated tale often flattened by contemporary debates. What was the history of Christian anti-abortion activism before Roe, and how soon after the landmark Supreme Court decision did conservative Christians coalesce around the abortion—and other issues—to become the political force we know today? What did it take to get Catholics and evangelicals to join forces, and what were the barriers to them coming together, especially given the history of anti-Catholicism in the United States? And how did all this help reshape the GOP into a vehicle for anti-abortion politics, given that such a scenario was not fated on the eve of Roe? Your hosts take up these questions and more, stopping in the early 1990s—when they'll pick up with the story in the third and final episode in the series.Sources and Citations:Randall Balmer, "The Religious Right and the Abortion Myth," Politico Magazine, May 10, 2022Neil J. Young and Gillian Frank, "What Everyone Gets Wrong about Evangelicals and Abortion," Washington Post, May 16, 2022Neil J. Young, We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics (Oxford University Press, 2015)Kristen Luker, Abortion & the Politics of Motherhood, (University of California Press, 1985)Mary Ziegler, After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate, (Harvard University Press, 2015)Ilyse Hogue and Ellie Langford, The Lie That Binds (Strong Arm Press, 2020)Rick Perlstein, Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-80 (Simon & Schuster, 2020)Daniel K. Williams, Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-Life Movement Before Roe v. Wade (Oxford University Press, 2016)Joshua Wilson, The Street Politics of Abortion: Speech, Violence, and America's Culture Wars, (Stanford University Press, 2013)David L. Chappell, A Stone of Hope: Prophetic Religion and the Death of Jim Crow (UNC Press, 2005)"Killing Abortionists: A Symposium," First Things, December 1994 

The Bulwark Podcast
Russell Moore: The Southern Baptist Apocalypse

The Bulwark Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 44:49 Very Popular


America's largest Protestant denomination has lost more than a million members over the past three years. Meanwhile, many Evangelicals can't tell the difference between gospel and politics. Russell Moore joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices