Dr. Ron Crews, Dr. Cal Beisner, Mike Donnelly, Richard Thompson
Air Date October 22, 2012
Hour 1 – Chaplains Under Attack /Dangerous Experiments by the EPA
Military chaplains put themselves on the lines for their troops but sometimes the biggest challenges come from within the ranks. Col Ron Crews discusses the latest controversy in the military. Then, Cal Beisner reports on some dangerous and potentially lethal experiments being done by the EPA!
Hour 2 – Home School Invasion / Political Correctness in the Military
Parent’s rights are under attack in Germany. Mike Donnelly updates the plight of homeschoolers there. And later, our own national security may be threatened by groups of offended Muslims! Richard Thompson, President and Chief Counsel of the Thomas More Law Center, explains the details political correctness run amuck.
Dr. Ron Crews
Dr. Ron Crews serves as the executive director of the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, and also as an endorsing agent for Grace Churches International (GCI), a network of churches in the Unites States as well as 61 other countries. He completed a tour of duty as a mobilized reserve chaplain which culminated a 28-year career as an Army chaplain on active duty and in the reserve component. Before his mobilization Chaplain Crews served as President for the Massachusetts Family Institute (MFI), a non-profit research and educational organization dedicated to strengthening the family, a ministry in association with Focus on the Family Ministries. He also served as the Joint Forces Chaplain for the Massachusetts National Guard. Prior to joining MFI, Dr. Crews served as senior pastor of New Covenant Community Church in Chamblee, Ga. During this period he also served as a State Representative in the Georgia General Assembly from 1993 through 1998. During his three terms, he was instrumental in sponsoring and passing a bill banning partial birth abortion, as well as a bill to defend traditional marriage.
For more information, visit the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty.
Dr. Cal Beisner
Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, National Spokesman for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, is a theologian, historian, and economist who has published over ten books and hundreds of articles. Dr. Cal has also contributed to or edited many other books and is a regular guest on television and radio talk shows. A former Associate Professor of Historical Theology and Social Ethics at Knox Theological Seminary, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla, and of Interdisciplinary Studies at Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Ga, he has spoken to churches, seminars, and other groups around the country for nearly twenty years.
Dr. Beisner is a member of Palm Vista Community Church, Miami Lakes, Fla.
Visit the Cornwall Alliance website for more information.
Mike serves as staff attorney for member affairs in the states of Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Ohio, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming, the District of Columbia. As director of international relations he oversees HSLDA’s support of persecuted homeschoolers in the Federal Republic of Germany and coordinates support to encourage greater freedom for homeschoolers all over the world. Mike is an adjunct professor of government at Patrick Henry College where he teaches constitutional law. Mike received his juris doctorate from the Boston University School of Law with honors as a Paul J. Liacos Scholar. He is a member of the bars of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. Mike appears at conferences and in the media as a frequent speaker and writer on the subject of homeschooling. He and his wife Patty homeschool their six children.
Visit Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)'s website for more information.
Richard Thompson is the President and Chief Counsel of the Thomas More Law Center. Thompson spent 24 years of his professional career at the executive level of law enforcement. Thompson gained national prominence as prosecuting attorney for his uncompromising stand against Jack Kevorkian, despite public opinion which overwhelmingly supported “Dr. Death” and Physician Assisted Suicide. Thompson has appeared on numerous nationally televised talk shows, including: FOX News Channel’s O’Reilly Factor and Hannity & Colmes, CNN’s Crossfire and Larry King Live, The Phil Donahue Show, The Joan Rivers Show, and Rivera Live on CNBC.
For more information visit The Thomas More Law Center 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.