Steven Matthews, Jeff Mateer, John Jansen
Air Date August 8, 2012
Hour 1 - Burning Man
What is the Burning Man phenomenon? Steve Matthews of The Worldview Center joins us with an in-depth look at an increasingly popular pagan concept.
Hour 2 - The Cross on Trial / Death in Chicago
The 20 year court battle for a Cross in a desert could end this October. Attorney Jeff Mateer explains. A Women’s Aid Clinic in Illinois recently underwent a health inspection for the first time in 15 years. What happened? John Jansen, Director of Generations for Life, has that report.
Steve Matthews is a cult researcher and apologist and lives in Southern California. He writes, speaks, and does research for the new apologetics ministry The Worldview Center, an organization committed to providing information and analysis on worldviews, world religions, cults, the occult and new religious movements all from a Christian perspective. Steve holds a M.A. in Christian Apologetics from Trinity International University.
For more information, visit The Worldview Center website.
Jeff Mateer, Esq., is General Counsel of Liberty Institute. Mr. Mateer joined Liberty Institute in 2010, after 19 years in private litigation practice. He now oversees and directs Liberty Institute’s legal team. He specializes in religious liberty matters. In private practice, his clients included the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Citigroup, CNA, ConAgra Foods, former officers and directors of EDS, Ford Motor Company, Pilgrim’s Pride and PNC Bank. He has tried numerous jury and bench trials in both federal and state courts, and has successfully argued before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Texas appellate courts.
In addition to having received an A-V rating by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Mateer has been honored as a Texas Rising Star and Texas Super Lawyer. He received his undergraduate education at Dickinson College, where he graduated with honors in 1987, and his legal education at Southern Methodist University, where he graduated with honors in 1990. While in law school, he served as an editor of the law review. He is licensed to practice law by the state of Texas and is admitted to practice before all Texas State and Federal District Courts and the 2nd, 5th and 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
For more information visit the Liberty Institute.
John Jansen is the Director of Generations for Life. He assisted in writing and editing the Generations for Life Curriculum, and he maintains regular contact with members of pro-life clubs across the country. By working with teens to start up pro-life clubs, John is helping to raise up a new pro-life generation that is educated and committed to the life issues. Before joining the GFL staff, John taught Religion and Social Studies and served as the Pro-Life Club moderator at two Chicago area high schools. John and his wife Jocelyn are the parents of five children, and they live in Berwyn, Illinois.
For more information about the Pro-Life Action League visit their website.
Janet Parshall has been the recipient of the National Religious Broadcasters on-air radio personality award in 2008 and 2011. In 1988, she was elected to the board of directors and the executive committee of the National Religious Broadcasters. She has authored several books, including her latest, Buyer Beware: Finding God in the Marketplace of Ideas. Parshall and her husband, Craig, live in Virginia, and have four children and six grandchildren.