The Christian Outlook | Topics for Today's Believers
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The Christian Outlook | Topics for Today's Believers

Georgene Rice

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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The Irresistible Appeal of Christianity in a Secular World
June 21, 2024 - 42 min
The Christian Outlook  - June 22, 2024 In this special episode, Eric Metaxas invites British writer and podcaster Justin Brierley to share insights from Brierley's compelling book, "The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God." They explore the cultural trend of atheism in the mid-2000s, highlighting why it failed to provide satisfying answers to fundamental human questions. Then examine the renewed interest in Christianity and its role in providing meaning and purpose.  Metaxas and Brierley focus on the transformative beauty and power of Christianity, illustrated through personal stories of individuals who embraced the faith.  In the final segment, Metaxas and Brierley reflect on the continuous relevance of God in modern society and the enduring impact of Christian teachings and values.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In Appreciation of Faithful Fathers
June 14, 2024 - 42 min
The Christian Outlook - June 15, 2024 Greg Seltz discusses the importance of faithful fathers with Danny Huerta from Focus on the Family. Gino Geraci talks with author and veteran Jack Billups, who created an update to John Bunyan's classic "Pilgrim's Progress," titled “Christian's Walk: The Journey,” inspired by his role as a father and grandfather. The Voice of the Martyrs has marked June 29th as “The Day of the Christian Martyr,” focusing this year on the horrors under ISIS in 2014 in and around Mosul in Iraq. Georgene Rice discusses the significance of this day with Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs and the lessons learned from persecuted Christians. Our efforts to be faithful to Christ today may leave us isolated and lonely. Philip De Courcy of “Know the Truth” ministry discusses the spiritual approach to loneliness with Pastor Steve DeWitt, author of “Loneliness: Don't Hate it or Waste it. Redeem it.”See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Embracing Christ and His Church in a Lonely & Anxious World
June 7, 2024 - 42 min
The Christian Outlook - June 8, 2024 Craig Roberts invites Attorney Joe Murray to provide an analysis of the Trump trial, where Donald Trump was found guilty of all 34 charges against him. Albert Mohler offers insights on this tinderbox moment and the dangers that lie ahead.  John Hall and Kathy Emmons discuss with Sarah Zylstra, of the Gospel Coalition, the prevalence of smartphone usage and its impact on social interaction and the resulting decline in young male friendships. Georgene Rice and Jean Holthaus, author of “Managing Worry and Anxiety: Practical Tools to Help You Deal with Life’s Challenges,” talk about the pace and the stressors of life in America today. For more, check out the full interview of Georgene Rice and Jean Holthaus here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In Defense of Women
May 31, 2024 - 41 min
The Christian Outlook - June 1, 2024 With significant changes in women's sports policies across the United States, Dr. Albert Mohler discusses the implications and potential Supreme Court involvement in the wake of the Biden administration's redefinition of Title IX. Chris Stigall discusses the upcoming fall election with Kim Russell, an Independent Women's Forum ambassador, highlighting concerns about Title IX changes. Russell leads a coalition of women on a nationwide bus tour to spread awareness of the need to protect women's rights. Georgene Rice explores the clash between federal workplace guidelines and Christian convictions regarding gender identity with guest Dr. James Spencer of the D. L. Moody Center.  Greg Seltz invites Mary Margaret Olohan to shed light on the challenges faced by individuals who de-transition, as outlined in her book "Detrans: True Stories of Escaping the Gender Ideology Cult."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Good Fight for the Future of Our Nation
May 24, 2024 - 42 min
The Christian Outlook - May 25, 2024 Greg Seltz talks to Jay Richards of the Heritage Foundation and co-author of the new book, “Fight the Good Fight: How an Alliance of Faith and Reason Can Win the Culture War.” They discuss our cultural struggles and how Christians have new allies with which to align and re-engage. Scott Furrow invites Jennifer Kennedy, High School Teacher at Sacramento City Unified School District, to share an update about a big win for parental rights and education in California. Albert Mohler looks at the ICC—the International Criminal Court—putting out an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  Eric Metaxas talks with Roger Kimball, editor of The New Criterion, about the fragility of all the developed world has built, how quickly it can be destroyed, and the consequences of Orwellian thought police on a culture. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A Christian Perspective in Our Post-Christian Age
May 17, 2024 - 42 min
The Christian Outlook - May 18, 2024 Albert Mohler warns listeners to not be fooled by Target department stores scaling back its "Pride Collection" in half of its locations. They have not changed their minds, only their marketing tactics. Scott Furrow and Jeff Johnson of Focus on the Family take a step back to look at how we’ve got to this point in our sexual and moral revolution. Greg Seltz sits down with George Barna of the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University to talk about America's changing worldview, and not for the better.  Owen Strachan, host of the “Grace and Truth” Podcast, talks with Jeremy Vuolo, who serves at Grace Church in southern California, about the Christian's profound need to simply be faithful and trust God, rather than always feeling the need to "do something." They also discuss how God isn't a curmudgeon, but rather He wants us to enjoy life and have fun spending time with Him and His creation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The End of an Era for Boys
May 10, 2024 - 41 min
The Christian Outlook - May 11, 2024 Greg Seltz talks with Cliff May, of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, about the ideological underpinnings propping up the continued unrest on university campuses across the nation, as well as the culpability of the Biden administration. Albert Mohler looks at how far gone the Boy Scouts are, even going as far as changing their name to "Scouting America" to reflect their "inclusive" position, which really means non-homosexual boys aren't welcome. Bill Bunkley has a refreshing conversation with Mark Hancock, the CEO of Trail Life USA, the scouting alternative for boys, which places special emphasis on growing boys into God-fearing men who can lead their homes in a Christ-like way. Seth Leibsohn reflects on an inspiring word from Teddy Roosevelt, which was really a challenge for boys to become men. As such, it was once included in the original Boy Scout handbook. Greg Seltz talks with Ryan Walters, Oklahoma’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction, about what his state is doing to push back on the Biden Administration's redefinition of Title IX, a law that was originally supposed to protect women, and now does the opposite. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Protecting and Training Up Our Children
May 3, 2024 - 41 min
Christian Outlook  - May 4, 2024 Greg Seltz turns to Jarrett Stepman, of the Daily Signal, to discuss the anti-Semitic protests that continue to disrupt university campuses across the nation. Albert Mohler looks at the ideology behind it all and how its really the same people behind the BLM protests, just different shirts. Scott Furrow turns to Pastor John MacArthur, who's out with a brand new book, titled: “The War on Children: Providing Refuge for Your Children in a Hostile World,” They look at where we ought to be focused, on the children, and protecting them from the wiles of the public school system. Gino Geraci talks with Brian Rohrbough, who lost his son Danny on April 20, 1999—along with 11 other students and one teacher—at the shooting massacre at Columbine High School. They discuss 10 reasons to get your kids out of public school.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Antisemitism Revealed on Our University Campuses
April 26, 2024 - 41 min
The Christian Outlook  - April 27, 2024 Albert Mohler gives us a closer look at the antisemitic unrest happening at Columbia University in New York City. Greg Seltz talks with Star Parker, founder of CURE—the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, about the distressing antisemitic moment and what it reveals about the health of our nation. Georgene Rice talks with Doreen Denny, the Senior Advisor of Concerned Women for America, about the Biden administration's recently released set of revisions to Title IX and what it means for women's sports. Brian From invites Pastor Nate Pickowicz, author of "The Kindness of God: Beholding His Goodness in a Cruel World” to talk about how inescapable the goodness of God is for a child of God. Scott Furrow and Philip DeCourcey, the voice of “Know the Truth,” talk about how some pastors have weakened the preaching of God’s Word.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gratitude: A Centerpiece for Healthy Christian Living
April 19, 2024 - 41 min
The Christian Outlook  - April 20, 2024 Albert Mohler takes a look at the attack on Israel by Iran and how it is an unprecedented move, in that Iran attacked Israel directly, and not with its usual proxy war method. Eric Metaxas turns to Michael Wilkerson, the founder of the organization Stormwall, and how this is a very dangerous period in human history, one that has all the markings of a nuclear Armageddon. Greg Seltz and Alex McFarland, a prolific author and the founder of Alex McFarland Ministries, take a look at threats posed from the political agenda of our fast-unfolding sexual revolution and radical LGBTQ agenda, which is an attack on the family. John Hall and Kathy Emmons talk with Cornelius Plantinga about his new book: “Gratitude: Why Giving Thanks Is the Key to Our Well-Being.”See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Georgene has been a talk show host with KPDQ for more than 30 years and has traveled internationally as a station correspondent. In 2003 Georgene served as the chief spokesman and debater for the Defense of Marriage Coalition, which successfully amended Oregon’s constitution. She has lectured on university campuses and is a frequent speaker and worship leader at Christian conferences and retreats. Georgene has served on several Boards and regularly volunteers for charitable organizations. As a musician, Georgene and her husband Dan have traveled around the world teaching and performing Gospel music.
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