Today, we start with the headlines of the day and then give you the heads-up on a great Fathom event guaranteed to make you laugh. We then take a dramatic turn to discuss the upcoming International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church – and the role we all must play! Don’t miss a minute of this broadcast.
With Christianity under attack in contemporary Western culture and the validity of the Bible repeatedly challenged, our guest will offer a fresh and fascinating history of the Book of Books – which billions of believers through the ages have embraced as the Word of God. Join us to hear a sweeping panorama of biblical revelation, preservation and transmission—and the background story of those who devoted their lives – and sometimes suffered death – to translate and transmit the Word of God.
Known as the comedian who is more than funny, Michael Jr. brings laughter and understanding to audiences all over the world. Often a keynote at fortune 500 companies, his versatility has landed him on TEDx Talks, Oprah, Jimmy Kimmel, and “The Tonight Show.” He is an author, producer, and is currently creating a new experience that will take people on a journey to finding more. With comedy as the vehicle, and purpose the destination, you will laugh in such a way that will inspire you to look inside and ask, "What am I called to deliver?"
Todd Nettleton is director of media development for The Voice of the Martyrs, working with the media to tell the stories of persecuted Christians to people in the United States. In his role with VOM, he has met with Christians who face persecution in many countries, including Sudan, China, Egypt, Turkey, Vietnam, Pakistan, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma) and Azerbaijan.
A former journalist, historian Rod Gragg is the author of more than twenty books on a variety of historical topics. His work on the Battle of Gettysburg, Covered with Glory, won the James I. Robertson Award as the best Civil War history of the year, and his most recent work, My Brother’s Keeper: Christians Who Risked All to Protect Jewish Targets of the Holocaust, was named as a finalist for the 2017 Christian Book Award. He is currently director of the CresCom Bank Center for Military & Veterans Studies at Coastal Carolina University, where he also lectures as an adjunct professor of history. He is a popular speaker at conventions, seminars and other venues throughout the nation.
In the Market with Janet Parshall, challenges listeners to examine major news stories and issues being debated in the marketplace of ideas and speaks to them with the Word of God. In this fast-paced, caller-driven program, Janet evaluates newsworthy topics with guests and listeners using the Bible as a framework for discussion. This daily program addresses relevant issues important to Christians, with an engaging mix of listener interaction and commentary from highly respected guests.