Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on December 11, 2018
4:00 – Why I’m Carrying my Anencephalic Baby to Term
Brooke Martin, a television anchor from Indiana, and her husband Cole announced this fall they were expecting a daughter, their second child. But they soon learned heartbreaking news: their daughter has been diagnosed with anencephaly, a rare condition in which the skull does not develop and the baby does not survive. Brooke has decided to carry her daughter to term and has named her Emma Noel. She joins us.
4:20 – Social Science Apologetics: Overcoming Anxiety
Twenty percent of Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, and millions more wrestle with worry and stress on a daily basis. For us as Christians, all that worry gets mixed up with a lot of guilt. After all, Scripture tells us, Have no anxiety at all. We talk with Greg Popcak about living a life “unworried.”
4:40 – Six Steps to Improving our Seminaries
The McCarrick scandal has brought the sexual harassment and abuse of seminarians to the forefront. It leaves us wondering what steps can be taken to make sure our seminarians are safe and are being properly equipped for the unique calling of the priesthood. We talk with Fr Thomas Berg.
5:00 – Bringing our Best in a World that Rejects Us
You may have seen the story of John Chau, a missionary who went to the isolated North Sentinel Island off the coast of India, hoping to evangelize a tribe there that has been out of contact with civilization for thousands of years. Chau was killed, and the way the West has reacted to his death is a telling point on how our culture views Christianity and Evangelism. Ed Stetzer joins us to discuss this story and evangelizing in a new age of outrage.