Posted on December 11th, 2014

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Air Date: December 11, 2014

Host: Jim Schneider

Guest: Bodie Hodge

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Bodie Hodge is a speaker, writer and researcher with Answers in Genesis. He oversees their correspondence department and is a regular speaker in the Creation Museum Speaker Series. He is the author or co-author and contributing author of numerous books including, 'Tower of Babel', The Answers Book Series, 'Demolishing Supposed Bible Contradictions', 'How Do We Know the Bible is True?' and 'The War on Christmas.'

Christmas is a great time for evangelism because Jesus is on the hearts of many people. What makes this challenging is the fact that Jesus is the dividing line in the sense that no one comes to the Father except through Him (John 14:6). The result is that as our society continues to maintain a hyper-tolerant, all-inclusive posture toward most anything religious, the exclusivity of Christ and therefore Christmas, will continue to come under attack.

For example, Jim noted that there are 55 different billboards in San Francisco from atheists. Fox News has reported that an elementary school in Texas has banned Christmas trees along with the colors red and green from their upcoming Winter party.

Learn how you can respectfully challenge those who attempt to attack Christmas as Jim and Bodie look at the following:

--Where does the name 'Christmas' come from?

--Who was St. Nicholas?

--Do we really know when Christ was born?

--Should we be celebrating Christmas when the Bible doesn't specifically tell us to?

--What do we know about the star of Bethlehem?

--Did the wise men actually see Jesus while he was in the manger?


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Posted on December 10th, 2014

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Air Date: December 10, 2014

Host: Vic Eliason

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The theme text for this edition of Crosstalk is Luke 6:39-49. After reading this portion of Scripture, Vic presented some headlines concerning well known Christian artists. For example:

--Top Christian Music Artists Hit Bottom in God's Eyes. This article listed groups that have come out as homosexual or those sympathetic to that lifestyle that is helping to destroy the foundation of our faith and nation. Groups and artists include Third Day, Mercy Me, Michael W. Smith, Toby Mac, D.C. Talk, Stryper, Rebecca St. James, Ray Boltz and more. Sadly, these individuals are being lifted up as icons of spiritual authority for young people today.

Other headlines highlighted efforts of the Catholic Church that can only move people away from a sure foundation. Stories included:

--Pope Francis faced Mecca and expressed reverence along with a Grand Mufti during a tour of Turkey's Blue Mosque.

--Back on June 8th of this year, Pamela Geller reported that for the first time in history, Islamic prayers and readings from the Koran would be heard at the Vatican in Rome.

--The Pope calls for structured training to help clergy engage with Muslims.

--Pope Francis becomes a homosexuality hero.

--The Pope tells conservative bishops that God is not afraid of new things.

--Pope Francis says the church should help families stand by LGBT members.

Posted on December 9th, 2014

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Air Date: December 9, 2014

Host: Jim Schneider

Guest: Mat Staver

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Mat Staver is the founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel. He is vice president at Liberty and professor of law at the Liberty School of Law.

Mat has written that...'2014 will go down as one of the most divisive years in America's 238 year history.' Jim also quoted Mat as having written that, 'Our government is now under the influence of elitists who are drunk with a false sense of ideological supremacy.'

Mat explained these comments by noting how President Obama is the chief leader in all of this, gathering around him people who are just like him while pushing a radical anti-Judeo Christian, anti-American agenda in every possible way he can. The kind of 'change' he has brought is the kind that would change who we are as a people, to literally walk away from our heritage. He has usurped his own authority and the authority of others and has gone way beyond his presidential powers to engage in executive orders when he can't get his way.

As the conversation continued it covered...

--Same-sex marriage and the clash it presents with religious freedom.

--The push toward acceptance of transgenderism in the nation's schools.

--The refusal of Congress to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and President Obama's response.

--President Obama's amnesty by executive action.

--Actions being taken by Liberty Counsel regarding Obamacare.

--How President Obama and others in the executive branch are using tactics to undermine our entire republic.

--Possible sanctions against Israel.


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Posted on December 8th, 2014

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Air Date: December 8, 2014

Host: Jim Schneider

Guest: Tom DeWeese

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Tom DeWeese is the President of the American Policy Center. Tom is one of the nation's leading advocates of individual liberty, free enterprise, private property rights, personal privacy, back-to-basics education and American sovereignty and independence.

Tom began by mentioning how the government is driving up the cost of using energy so that we'll use less of it. Now, however, they are in a panic due to a glut of American oil reserves and fracking, factors that are driving gasoline prices down. Their answer? Increase taxes on gasoline so we use less. In essence, this is behavior modification through your pocketbook.

Jim played an audio clip of President Obama where he admits that under his plan your electricity rates would skyrocket. Then combine this with his historic carbon emissions agreement with China of which a leading climate expert has noted that our economy would have to collapse in order for our nation to comply.

Could it be that the goal is to collapse the economy? When you see how our government is bringing in illegal immigrants, the attempts to stop coal and putting standing water in farmer's fields under government control what are we to think? At what point does this increase in government control stop? Why are developing nations not backing off their emissions and even increasing them?

Also discussed was Jonathan Gruber's comments related to Obamacare, Agenda 21, concern over America being colonized by Red China and more.

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Posted on December 5th, 2014

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Air Date: December 5, 2014

Host: Vic Eliason

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Vic Eliason took his turn in front of the microphone to present news stories of interest to Crosstalk listeners. Stories included:

--GOP under fire for hiring a pro-polygamy lawyer to sue President Obama's administration over Obamacare.

--Communist China survivor encourages lawmakers to flee from common-core curriculum.

--California school district accused of lashing out at a student for inviting a classmate to an event outside of the school.

--10 year old North Carolina girl is told by the Disney Channel that thanking God on their website is similar to profanity.

--The Chinese economy has become the number one economy in the world. That drops America to #2.

--The Chinese government is gaining a foothold on America's academic campuses.

--Denver high school students cheer when car strikes 4 police bicycle officers.

--Hillary Clinton says America should empathize with its enemies.

--President Obama refused those injured the in Fort Hood massacre to be considered victims of terrorism in spite of the fact that the shooter shouted the praises of Allah. Instead he called it workplace violence thus disqualifying the victims from receiving Purple Hearts. Congress sought to override the President's decree through a provision in the Defense Authorization Bill and it passed with strong bipartisan support on a voice vote.

--Obama lifted sanctions on Iran while at the same time considering sanctions on Israel for the ongoing building of East Jerusalem.

--Two Jews stabbed by Muslim teen at supermarket in West Bank.

--Were President Obama's recent executive actions regarding immigration unconstitutional or not? First of all, where are these executive orders that he allegedly signed that would permit up to 5 million parents of young illegals to remain in the U.S. for 3 years? Were the immigration changes actually made by executive order or by memorandum?

--Lesbian judge takes Jesus into court.

--Chevron oil donates tens of thousands to abortion company and blocks a shareholder resolution complaining about it.

--Animal rights activists in Canada are pushing for a charter of rights and freedoms for animals.

--Department of Defense issues new regulation that weakens the prohibition against transgender personnel in military service and requires reassessment of the policy.


Posted on December 4th, 2014

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Air Date: December 4, 2014

Host: Jim Schneider

Guest: Ryan Mauro

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To begin this edition of Crosstalk Jim updated listeners on the proposal for a new transgender policy in Minnesota schools. It passed Thursday by the Minnesota State High School League board. According to information he obtained from Fox News, this means Minnesota high school athletes can compete as whatever gender they choose beginning with the 2015-2016 season.

The activities that have taken place in Ferguson, Missouri, are tragic. The reaction to the grand jury decision led to riots, extreme vandalism, looting, crime without end, black business owners had their places of business totally destroyed and more. While coverage of Ferguson, Missouri, continues to take place, this Crosstalk was not an attempt to focus on officer Darren Wilson and the events related specifically to his actions with the shooting death of Michael Brown. Instead, this program looked at how Islamists have co-opted into the fray in order to promote 'resistance' in the United States.

Joining Jim in this discussion was Ryan Mauro, a security analyst for the Clarion Project which has produced films such as 'Obsession,” 'Iranium' and 'The Third Jihad.' He is also a consultant to government agencies and an adjunct professor of homeland security.

Ryan communicated that he immediately saw that Islamists were looking at the civil unrest in Ferguson as an opportunity to immerse themselves in the matter because he monitors online accounts of supporters of ISIS. According to Ryan, ISIS members very frequently comment on such issues and the message they are sending to people in Ferguson and the protest sympathizers is that this shows how America is crumbling from within. Their 'pitch' is specifically to black people, to make them feel that there is no place for them in America and that they need to adopt and support a different form of governance so that they aren't forever victimized.

The alternative Islamic radicals are proposing is Shariah law. Even forms of Shariah law pushed by 'softer' groups like the Muslim Brotherhood still have the goal of wanting to abolish the establishment clause of the Constitution by combining mosque and state.

Ryan and Jim also discussed how Muslim eschatology plays into all of this as well as how the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. has met with defenders of Hezbollah.


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