El Paso, Dayton, and the Presence of Evil: “Giving the Devil His Due”The latest mass shootings in Texas and Ohio pose a quandary for pundits who want to blame right or left-wing political views for the shootings that left scores of people dead. Political Science professor Paul Kengor, says it's time to put blame where blame is due: the presence of evil.
Filmmakers Sofia and Jay Lyons Tell the Kara Tippets StoryIt's difficult to think of death as being a happy ending, especially when the person dying is a beautiful young wife, and mother of four children. But the story of Kara Tippetts becomes one of triumph in the hands of filmmakers Jay and Sofia Lyons.
Lauren & Michael McAfee: Not What You Think!Millennials may have an affinity for selfies, but something happened to a few of those searching for more. Lauren and Michael McAffee's book, 'Not What You Think: Why The Bible Might Be Nothing We Expected Yet Everything We Need,' is a commentary on the state of their generation's spiritual mindset.
Father Joseph Fessio, Publisher of the PopeWith Pope Francis taking the helm of the Catholic Church six years ago, there's been a decided divide between the Church's conservative and liberal wings. Enter into this fray Father Joseph Fessio, founder and editor of Ignatius Press, joining 'Lighthouse Faith' to talk about all things Catholic.
Chris & Emily Norton: Tragedy Transformed into TriumphChris and Emily Norton have worked to improve the lives of others in the wake of a tragic football accident and their miraculous journey is now inspiring millions. Their new book, 'The Seven Longest Yards,' chronicles their journey of faith and fortitude
George Washington’s Sacred Fire and the Faith that Forged AmericaThere's been much written about whether George Washington was really a Christian or just a deist, but author Jerry Newcombe begs to differ, having done extensive research from Washington's own letters, speeches, and actions that prove his deep faith in Jesus.
The Devil Is To Blame: Dr. Taylor Marshall Researches the Spiritual Roots of the Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis and MoreLauren Green sits down with best-selling author Taylor Marshall to unpack her latest book 'Infiltration, The Plot to Destroy the Church from Within.' In the book Marshall dives into her theories about the unrest in the Catholic Church.
Colorado Christian University’s Fight for Religious FreedomFor 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.
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.