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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 19, 2015

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on February 19, 2015 

4:00 – Scythian: What Happens when Rock Star Charisma Meets Celtic Dervish Fiddling Meets Ukrainian Ballads

Scythian is a band like no other. Named after Ukrainian nomads, it plays immigrant rock with thunderous energy, technical prowess and storytelling songwriting. They are now celebrating more than ten years of making people dance and are looking forward to more. Band members Alex and Dan Fedoryka join us.

4:40 – Kresta Comments: Why it Matters to Say “Islamic Terrorism”

During this week’s international summit to combat violent extremism, President Obama has made it crystal clear that he does not associate ISIS and other terrorist groups with Islam. He claims that doing so would legitimize the terrorists and further their influence on potential recruits. He has said multiple times that we are not at war with Islam. Al responds that of course we aren’t at war with all of Islam and nobody says we are. But it is foolhardy to disregard any connection between Islam and ISIS. He explains why.

5:00 – 9 Things to Know and Share about Lent

Jimmy Akin is here with the most important things to know and share about the Lenten season. View the list here.

5:20 – PTSD and Veteran Suicide

The enormous success of “American Sniper” and the ongoing trial of Eddie Ray Routh, the man accused of killing Chris Kyle, has given national attention to the issue of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Edward Tick speaks with us about the nature of PTSD and what we can do to help people suffering with it.

5:40 – Come and See Scripture Study

Laurie Manhardt invites you on a journey through the Holy Land and the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. She draws from biblical archaeology, the writings of the early Church and other sources to construct a vivid picture of the life and world of Christ. Laurie is with us today.

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