Point of View for July 30, 2015 : Glenn Stanton, Pastor J.D. Greear

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailOn today’s show Kerby welcomes back Glenn T. Stanton who is the director for Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs and a research fellow at the Institute of Marriage and Family in Ottawa. He will revisit the topic of his book, Loving My (LGBT) Neighbor: Being Friends in Grace and Truth.

In the second hour, J.D. Greear, lead pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, discusses his latest book, Gaining by Losing: Why the Future Belongs to Churches that Send. In this new book, Greear explores the idea of the American church’s focus on keeping instead of sending.




Point of View for July 29, 2015 : Dr. Karen Swallow Prior, Mary Demuth, Jim Cymbala

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailToday on Point of View, in the first hour Kerby welcomes Dr. Karen Swallow Prior, Professor of English at Liberty University and Mary Demuth author of  Not Marked: Finding Hope and Healing after Sexual Abuse to discuss the topic of child sexual abuse and sexual predators.

In the second hour, Jim Cymbala pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, will speak about his book Storm: Hearing Jesus for the Times We Live In.

Point of View for July 28, 2015 : Thomas S. Kidd, Dr. Albert Reyes

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailToday on Point of View we hear from history professor at Baylor University, Thomas S. Kidd. He discusses his book, George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father. This biography explores the extraordinary career of the most influential figure in the first generation of Anglo-American evangelical Christianity, examining his sometimes troubling stands on the pressing issues of the day.

Our second hour, in-studio guest is Dr. Albert Reyes president and CEO of Buckner International, a global Christian ministry founded in 1879 in Dallas, Texas focused on serving vulnerable children, orphans, seniors, and their families. He will tell us more about his book, The Jesus Agenda: Becoming an Agent of Redemption.



Point of View for July 27, 2015 : Arina Grossu, Anika Smith, Ryan T. Anderson

Monday, July 27, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailIn the wake of  The Center for Medical Progress releasing the second Planned Parenthood video exposé, Family Research Council calls for a moratorium on taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood. The video launched investigations into Planned Parenthood’s operations in seven states as well as at the federal level.  Arina Grossu, director at the Center for Human Dignity at Family Research Council and Anika Smith, columnist for The Stream will tell us more about this issue.

In the second hour, we hear from author, Ryan Anderson. He tells us more about his soon to be published book, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom. In this first book to dissect the Court’s ruling, Anderson unveils what the Court said, how they got it wrong, and the alarming threat Americans face in the wake of the landmark ruling.  “It’s not over,” says Anderson. “The Supreme Court’s ruling is not just going to impact marriage and democratic self-government, but also civil society, religious freedom, education, our children and grandchildren.”



Point of View for July 23, 2015 : Sarah Geis

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailOn the show today, Kerby will discuss with writer and blogger, Sarah Geis the issue of doubt and how sometimes as Christians we can mishandle it. When believers face religious doubts, they have for generations been told to “just have more faith.” In recent years, a rival, apologetics-oriented approach has been on the rise. Sarah explains how this is essential, and why it must continue to be encouraged.




Point of View for July 22, 2015: Tim Wildmon, Arthur C. Brooks

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailJoining Kerby on the show today is Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family Association. He will tell us more about his recent article on not giving up on the culture wars. In the article, he recommends that “we  stay in the know and stay in the battle.”

In the second hour, we hear from Arthur C. Brooks who is the president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a public policy think tank in Washington, DC. He is also a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. He discusses his book, The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America. In his book, Brooks addresses this paradox: capitalism has been the greatest tool to draw people out of poverty, yet in America, conservatives who champion this system are viewed as callous and uninterested in helping the poor.




Point of View for July 21, 2015: Dr. Ed Hindson, Dr. Jerry Newcombe

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailToday, on Point of View, Dr. Ed Hindson, president of World Prophetic Ministry and Bible teacher on The King Is Coming telecast joins us to to tell us more about his book, Target Israel: Caught in the Crosshairs of the End Times.

Our second hour guest is Dr. Jerry Newcombe who serves as the co-host, a columnist, and a spokesperson for D. James Kennedy Ministries. He discusses the importance of  religious liberty in America.




Point of View for July 20, 2015: Ron Rhodes, Marybeth Hicks

Monday, July 20, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailOn Point of View today, Kerby is joined by Ron Rhodes, president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries, to discuss his book Conversations with Jehovah’s Witnesses. In the second hour, Kerby speaks with Marybeth Hicks, founder and editor of OntheCulture.com, about her book Teachable Moments: Using Everyday Encounters with Media and Culture to Instill Conscience, Character, and Faith.




Point of View for July 16, 2015: Dr. John Zmirak, Pastor Tim Challies

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailToday, we welcome back to the show, Dr. John Zmirak. Zmirak is a contributing senior editor of The Stream. He joins us to discuss his recently published article, If the Feds Demand Same-Sex Marriage, What Will Our Pastors Do?  This article examines the difficulties that churches, church leaders and religious institutions will face in the event that the government requires them to acknowledge or officiate  same-sex marriages.

Our second hour guest is author and pastor, Tim Challies.  Tim, serves as a pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Toronto, Ontario, he is a book reviewer for WORLD magazine, co-founder of Cruciform Press. Tim discusses his book, The Next Story: Life and Faith after the Digital Explosion. Through his book he explains how and why our society has become reliant on digital technology, what it means for our lives, and how it impacts the Christian faith.




Point of View for July 15, 2015: Dennis Avi Lipkin, Martin Mawyer

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailOn Point of View today, Kerby welcomes in-studio, author, Avi Lipkin. Avi discusses his book, Islamic Rivalry: ISIS and Iran Are Fighting For the Heart of Islamic Identity.

In the second hour, founder of Christian Action Network, a non-profit public advocacy and education group based in Lynchburg, Virginia, Martin Mawyer joins us to discuss a documentary, Europe’s Last Stand – America’s Final Warning. This documentary examines the Islamic invasion of Western Europe and its threat to European democracy, freedoms, culture and history.




Point of View for July 14, 2015: Gary Tyra

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailIn the first hour on the show today, Kerby will talk about yet another government overreach, the Fair Housing Rule. He will explain how it will work and how it will affect home owners and property owners. He will also talk about the issue of the abortion industries’ hypocrisy in relation to abortion advocates arguing that women’s health is dependent on mere access to abortion clinics, regardless of their condition.

In the second hour we chat with author and professor of biblical and practical theology at Vanguard University of Southern California, Gary Tyra. He tells us more about his book, Pursuing Moral Faithfulness. Through his book, Tyra argues that Christians can have confidence in their Christ-centered, Spirit-enabled ability to discern and do the will of God in any moral situation.



Point of View for July 13, 2015: Laurie Cardoza-Moore, Lou Ureneck

Monday, July 13, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailToday on Point of View, Kerby welcomes Laurie Cardoza-Moore, founder and president of Proclaiming Justice to The Nations, a pro Israel, Christian organization that is leading the fight against boycott sanctions against Israel. Laurie is also a Special Envoy to the UN on Israel Affairs. She will tell us more about the fight against anti-Semetism and educate us as Christians about our Biblical responsibility to stand with our Jewish brethren and the State of Israel.

In the second hour, we hear from Lou Ureneck, professor of journalism at Boston University, he discusses his book, The Great Fire which is about the first Christian genocide of the 20th century. The book tells the story of Reverend Asa K. Jennings who arranged the evacuation of the city of Smyrna (Turkey) after it was burned.





Point of View for July 10, 2015: Weekend Edition, Penna Dexter, Kelly Shackelford

Friday, July 10, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailHappy Friday, we are back to our normal Weekend Edition format today and joining Kerby around the table are Penna Dexter and Kelly Shackelford. They’ll break down items that made the news this week and also welcome your calls. Call us at 800-351-1212 with your comment or questions.





Point of View for July 9, 2015: Dr. Leslie Wickman, Amelia Hamilton

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailOur first hour guest today is Dr. Leslie Wickman former astronaut and Hubble Space Telescope engineer. Dr. Wickman tells us more about her book, God of the Big Bang: How Modern Science Affirms the Creator. Scientific evidence strongly suggests that our universe had a beginning: the big bang. What does this mean for those who believe in God? In her book, Dr.Wickman explores pressing questions about the harmony and reconciliation of faith and science and highlights connections between science and faith, showing how modern science affirms a Creator.

As Planned Parenthood celebrates the anniversary of the  Supreme Court decision that is credited with opening the door to legalizing abortion while suing states like Arizona for passing laws requiring doctors to provide more information and options to women seeking the procedure our second hour guest, Amelia Hamilton, a contributing associate editor for The Stream, shares the other side of the story. Hamilton relates the the raw and honest testimony of Tina, a woman she met through work, who was manipulated into having an abortion and left with a lifelong regret.





Point of View for July 8, 2015: Carolyn Custis James

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailOn Point of View today, Kerby welcomes author, Carolyn Custis James. Carolyn is president of WhitbyForum, a ministry dedicated to addressing the deeper needs which confront both women and men as they endeavor to extend God’s kingdom together in a messy and complicated world. Today, Carolyn discusses her book, Malestrom: Manhood Swept into the Currents of a Changing World. Through this book, Carolyn builds and expands on her previous books and explores the idea of manhood, offering a revolutionary global vision for men. Carolyn reveals how Western culture’s narrow definitions of manhood and the oppressive patriarchy of the Old Testament are challenged by God’s original vision for men.




Point of View for July 7, 2015 : Johnnie Moore, Michael Farris

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailJoining us on the show today is Johnnie Moore, author and humanitarian. Johnnie further discusses the issue of  his book, Defying ISIS  and the wave of murder and terror that has continued to roll across the Middle East.

In the second hour, Michael Farris, who is the Chancellor of Patrick Henry College and Chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association.He discusses  his book, The History of Religious Liberty.



Point of View for July 6, 2015: Dr. Mark Bauerlein, Dr. Denny Burk

Monday, July 6, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailOn Point of View today, Kerby is joined by Dr. Mark Bauerlein, editor of the new book, The State of the American Mind. A nationally renowned writer and social critic, Mark Bauerlein is Senior Editor at First Things and Professor of English at Emory University.

Since the Supreme Court’s recent decision to legalize gay marriage, people have been wondering how Christians will respond to this culture shift. How will Christians react to this new ruling? Will some continue to claim homosexuality is a sin?  Our second hour guest, Dr. Denny Burk—professor, pastor, and author of What is the Meaning of Sex? has been a steady voice speaking into the current social climate through interviews and articles on the topics of gender and sexuality.






Point of View for July 2, 2015: Troy Carl, Gene Policinski, George Yancey

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailKerby welcomes Troy Carl, vice president of Faith Comes By Hearing. Troy tells us more about the Military BibleStick (MBS), a small digital audio player pre-loaded with the New Testament and specially selected Psalms for U.S. troops. The device is about the size of a pack of gum and is rugged enough to withstand tough weather conditions, can be used in low-light situations and easily fits into uniform pockets.

Up next is Gene Policinski of the Newseum Institute. He talks about the State of the First Amendment survey.

In the second hours we hear from George Yancey (PhD, University of Texas) who is professor of sociology at the University of North Texas, specializing in race/ethnicity, biracial families and anti-Christian bias. He discusses his book, Hostile Environment.






Point of View for July 1, 2015 : Chris Mitchell

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Podcast ThumbnailToday on Point of View Kerby will continue the discussion on the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. In the second hour, we chat with journalist and author, Chris Mitchell about his book, Destination Jerusalem: ISIS “Convert Or Die,” Christian Persecution And Preparing For The Days Ahead.