Colorado Christian University’s Fight for Religious Freedom
For Colorado Christian University it's not easy being a religiously conservative school in a community of liberal politics. Lauren sits with the school's president, Dr. Donald Sweeting, and the vice president of public policy at CCU's Centennial Institute, Jeff Hunt, to unpack where they fit in.
Religious Persecution Around the WorldWhile the U.S. is engaged in a trade war with China, watchdog groups are warning of China's religious persecution, and enemy number one is Christianity. David Curry of Open Doors USA sits down with Lauren for an update on the dire human reality of religious prosecution.
Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson and his Sons Al and Jase: A Dynasty of FaithPhil Robertson and his sons join 'Lighthouse Faith' podcast to talk about Phil's new book, 'The Theft of America's Soul: Blowing the Lid off the Lies that are Destroying Our Country,' and growing up in a family owned business household.
Mother’s Day and the Faith Behind the Summer Holidays: Bill FedererBill Federer, historian and best-selling author, breaks down the plethora of faith facts surrounding our nation's greatest and most defining moments. America's faith foundations formed the greatest country in the world. Federer says, its future depends on that same strength of faith.
Randall Ott, Dean of Architecture, Catholic University of AmericaWhat will it take to rebuild Notre Dame? What caused the devastating fire in the first place? Randall Ott, the Dean of Architecture at Catholic University of America, explains how the 850-year-old Gothic-style cathedral was so vulnerable, particularly during attempts to renovate and rehabilitate.
Abdu Murray: Former Muslim Convinced of the Resurrection, Talks About the EvidenceThere are still many Christians for whom Easter is about baskets, spring flowers, and bonnets. But for former Muslim, Abdu Murray, Easter has become a revelation of God's truth. This is a conversation for anyone who wants to strengthen their faith, or those who have any doubts.
Sohrab Ahmari, Muslim Iranian Convert to CatholicismMany stories of Muslim converts to Christianity are of people who already pose a devout faith in their native religion. But Sohrab Ahmari, the op-ed editor for the New York Post, has a different story. Listen to our talk and find out the unexpected way his conversion became known internationally.
Dr. Frank Turek: Disbelief in God Takes Faith; Proofs for the Existence of GodThe season leading up to Easter always brings questions about Christianity specifically, but religion in general. Is there proof of the existence of God? Can science prove God exists? Dr. Frank Turek, co-author of 'I Don't Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist,' talks about the highlights of his book.
Jack Phillips and His Attorney Talk About Second Legal VictoryJack Phillips, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner, has become the face of religious freedom after the Supreme Court ruled in his favor when he declined to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. A less notable case was launched against him; hear what he and his attorney, Kristen Waggoner, have to say.
Abby Johnson and Her Movie, 'Unplanned'In this episode of the Lighthouse Faith podcast, Abby talks about her faith and the new movie about her life. She also discusses the abortion debate, which has become an incendiary political topic–especially in the wake of more aggressive abortion bills being passed and debated nationwide.
Fr. George Rutler Compares Gov. Cuomo to King Herod; No Mincing Words When It Comes to Politics, Politicians and The PopeSome might call him candid while others would say cantankerous, but the intellectually sublime and cerebral Fr. George Rutler will always say what he thinks when it comes to politics, politicians, and the Pope.
David Gibson – Politics vs. Religion, Calls for a Governor’s Excommunication over Abortion LawIn the 46 years since the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that made abortion legal, the most vocal opposition has come from the Catholic Church. But in the last few years Evangelicals have begun to widen the ranks of the pro-life movement. Why is this so odd?
Johnnie Moore, US Commission on Religious Freedom and Pope’s UAE Visit is a New Chapter in Christian Muslim RelationsCritics say it was a show of appeasement to the Islamic world, but make no mistake, Pope Francis's trip to the Arabian Peninsula was a monumental game changer in Christian-Muslim relations. Johnnie Moore, head of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, was on the ground in Abu Dhabi.