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December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on December 14, 2017

4:00 – Things Fall Apart: Searching for God in my Wife’s Dementia

Douglas Groothuis watched helplessly as his once-brilliant wife was ravaged by dementia. She could no longer use the phone, tie her shoes or even brush her teeth. Douglas lashed out at God – how dare He do this? But among the despair, he found hope. Douglas joins us.

 4:40 – Famous Last Words

Actor David Cassidy was a teen idol in the 1970s, best known for his role as Keith Partridge on The Partridge Family, and later for his pop music career. He passed away this November and, according to his daughter, his last words were “So much wasted time.” He’s not the only famous person to have “famous last words.” Kathy Schiffer joins us with a look at some of the most famous last words ever uttered.

 5:00 – Kresta News Roundup: Remembering Fr. Andrew Apostoli

We’ll take a look at a few strange headlines we’ve seen this week and replay an excerpt of one of our favorite conversations with Fr. Andrew Apostoli.

 5:20 – Divine Providence and the Rise of the Republic

 The history of the United States displays an uncanny pattern: at moments of crisis, fate intervenes to provide deliverance and progress. Historians may categorize these incidents as happy accidents, but the most notable leaders of the past have acknowledged them as something else – a reflection of divine providence. We’ll look at some of the most significant examples with Michael Medved.