The CFDCP reports that 1 in 5 children under the age of 19 are overweight. Earlier this week, the FTC released a report on the advertising expenditures aimed toward children of 44 food companies. This feature includes an interview with Dr. Susan Linn, Director of Commercial Free Childhood, as well as comments from Dr. Tom Benton, a pediatrician and member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association.
Sound from the FTC press conference courtesy of the Federal Trade Commission — used with permission.
On July 30th, 1956, Congress resolved to establish “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States of America. Dr. Barry Hankins of Baylor University and Dr. Marshall Foster of the Mayflower Institute explore the history behind and the significance of this important axiom.
Stories like “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling have long captured western minds with the nation of India. I recently had the privilege of speaking with the Ramble family, founders of RAJ Ministries, about their call to this unique country.
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Motivational speaker Michael Altshuler once said that: “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” While I’m not sure of his theological foundations for saying so, there is a nugget of truth here. Many of us struggle with time management, but a lot of this struggle can be traced back to our own poor planning or unwillingness to be intentional to honor Christ with our schedules.
10 years ago I produced a program which interviewed Norm Wright on his book: SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE (Tyndale, 1998). This feature is taken from that conversation.
One of the most significant modes of communicating truth through story in our culture today is the medium of filmmaking. Doug Phillips, President of the SAICFF, provides helpful insight into the theological foundations for Christian Filmmaking and has an important announcement for this year’s Jubilee Award.
July 21st marks the conclusion to one of the most memorable trials of the 20th century, the Scopes Monkey Trial.Dr. David Menton of the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY, helps put this historic case in perspective.
If you’d like to read transcripts of some of the Scopes Trial preceedings, click here.
If you’d like to watch a lecture by Dr. Menton on this topic, click here.
Here’s a clip that didn’t make it into the feature today due to time constraints of Dr. Menton explaining his concern about buying in to the “Old Earth” hypothesis.
This weekend nearly 300,000 sermons will be preached across America. I wonder how well they’ll be heard and remembered. I know that in my own life, I have heard a lot of great sermons, yet I realize that I don’t remember most of them. This led me to interview Arthur Jackson of Holy Trinity Church in Hyde Park as well as James McDonald of Peoria’s Providence Church to help me better understand how to listen to a sermon.
For a great article on “Expositional Listening” (how to listen to a sermon) CLICK HERE.
Here are a few extras of clips that didn’t make it into the feature.
Arthur Jackson on THE ROLE OF THE LOCAL SERMON
James McDonald on THE ROLE OF FAMILY WORSHIP/DEVOTIONS ON GOOD LISTENING
A new report was released yesterday by the Kaiser Family Health Foundation ranking states based on their funding of health programs for the unemployed and uninsured. While states are striving to meet the challenges of rising health costs for those who can least afford it, there is a growing number of ministries that are looking for ways to reach out to those who need it.
This Saturday, July 19th marks the 316th anniversary of 5 women who were hanged on Gallows Hill for the offense of witchcraft. Dr. Paul Jehle, Puritan Historian and Pastor of The New Testament Church, Plymouth, MA, helps us understand this tragic event. To order an hour-long lecture by Paul Jehle on the Puritans vs. Witches, click here.
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I graduated from Moody in 1993 and began working for Moody Radio in Chicago until 1999, when I began teaching radio broadcasting at the Moody Bible Institute. I received my Masters degree in Communications from Northern Illinois University in 2003 in Historical Documentary Filmmaking. And since June, 2008, I have been serving Prime ... Continue reading →