The Affordable Care Act // Changing Policy
Air Date September 30, 2013
Hour 1 - The Affordable Care Act
On the day before the exchanges open around the country, we ask—what are you going to do with Obamacare? As negotiations continue in
Washington, how are you preparing for the proposed changes? Author of Obamacare Survival Guide
Nicholas Tate join us. And Chris wants to hear from you, not
if you agree or disagree with the law—but what are you doing now?
Hour 2 - Changing Policy
A decision at Moody Bible Institute has been in the news recently. We
talk about it with MBI President Paul Nyquist, Chairman of the Board Jerry
Jenkins and MBI Professor Dr. Bryan Litfin.
Nick J. Tate is an award-winning journalist, editor and
best-selling author who has written extensively about health, business,
technology, finance, music and consumer affairs issues. He is the Deputy
Health Editor at Newsmax Media Inc. in South Florida. His work has
appeared in Newsmax magazine, The Miami Herald, South Florida Sun
Sentinel, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Boston Herald, Health Radar
Newsletter and other print and online publications. His most recent book, ObamaCare Survival Guide, ranked among the top 10 books in the country. He is an experienced educator whose background includes teaching
health/science journalism as an adjunct professor at Emory University in
Atlanta and health communications in a variety of training seminars for
college students, scientists, doctors, business executives and public
James O'Donnell spent many years as an executive in the
financial services industry with such firms as Fidelity Investments and
the Dreyfus Corporation. He received his undergraduate degree from
Brown University and his MBA from Columbia University. He is currently a
professor of Business and Economics at Huntington University. He is the author of The Shortest Book Ever on Saving for Retirement, Letters for Lizzie and Walking with Arthur. Jim currently
resides in Huntington, Ind.
Dr. J. Paul Nyquist is the ninth president of Moody Bible Institute in
Chicago. Prior to coming to Moody, Dr. Nyquist served as president and
CEO of Avant Ministries from 2001 to 2009. He has also served as a
senior pastor of two different churches and as an adjunct professor at
Grace University in Omaha, Neb., and Phoenix Seminary in Scottsdale,
Ariz. Dr. Nyquist studied at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and
later received a Th.M. and a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Dallas
Theological Seminary. His first book, There Is No Time, was
published in 2007. He and his wife, Cheryl, have been married for over 30
years and are the parents of four grown children, three of whom attended
Moody Bible Institute.
For more information about Paul, please visit Moody Bible Institute's website.
Author of more than 180 books with sales of more than 70 million copies, including the best-selling Left Behind
series, Jerry B. Jenkins is former vice president for publishing and
currently chairman of the board of trustees for the Moody Bible
Institute in Chicago. Jerry’s writing has appeared in Time, Reader’s Digest, Parade, Guideposts and dozens of Christian periodicals. Twenty of his books have reached The New York Times best-seller list (seven debuting number one). I, Saul is Jerry's most recent book. He and his wife, Dianna, live in Colorado and have three grown sons and eight grandchildren.
For more information about Jerry, please visit his website.
Dr. Bryan M. Litfin is professor of theology at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He is the author of three novels and Getting to Know the Church Fathers,
as well as several scholarly articles and essays. He has a degree in
print journalism from the University of Tennessee, a master's degree in
historical theology from Dallas Seminary and a Ph.D. in ancient church
history from the University of Virginia. Bryan and his wife, Carolyn,
have two children, William and Anna. He lives in Wheaton, Ill., and
enjoys basketball, traveling and hiking.
For more information about Bryan, please visit Moody Bible Institute's website.
Chris Fabry is the host
of Chris Fabry Live!, two hours of spiritual
encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges
listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris
is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel
Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book
Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in
the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and
his family live near Tucson, Ariz. To find out more, please visit Chris' website.