Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on December 19, 2017
4:00 – Social Science Apologetics: Another Study Shows Link Between Birth Control and Breast Cancer
A Study from the University of Copenhagen concluded that Birth Control can increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer by up to 38%, depending on how long she takes it. The risk was associated with all forms of hormonal contraception, including the pill and IUDs. Dr Greg Popcak joins us with more.
4:20 – The Christian Support for Donald Trump
The relationship between Donald Trump and his conservative Christian base is complicated, but understanding it is essential for understanding his election and presidency. A recent survey revealed that three out of 10 white evangelical Protestants say there is “almost nothing” Donald Trump could do to lose their approval. By contrast, 49% of White Catholics approve of his performance, while 47% disapprove. Conservative Christians have approved his policy decisions on abortion and religious liberty and have had a more mixed opinion on issues like the tax code and Jerusalem. Stephen Mansfield joins us with more.
5:00 – The Incarnation as a Historical Event
Judaism, and to an even greater extent Christianity, are unique because they are historical religions – they are based on events that are documented. Yet many skeptics today doubt the events, and they’re especially vocal about it during the Christmas and Easter seasons. We’ll look at the story of the Incarnation as a historical event with Dr. Paul Maier.