This hour we focus on international news. What has Nigeria been removed as a ‘country of particular concern’ when assaults against Christians are at an all-time high? We will talk with a man who is waging a war for religious liberty. Then, is China on the verge of striking against Taiwan? If that does happen, what role will the United States play in that aggression? Also, did China and Russia use pandemic misinformation to undermine the U.S.? Join us for the answers to these questions - and more!
America is a melting pot of belief systems that originated in all corners of the Earth. Some of those faith systems are more cult-like than they are religious. Have you encountered anyone with surprising and unorthodox spiritual views? Our guest helps us understand where these beliefs fall short compared to the eternal hope of the gospel.
Sam Brownback served as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom from February 2018 to January 2021. He served as Governor of Kansas from 2011 to 2018. Ambassador Brownback currently serves as co-chair for the International Religious Freedom Summit and as a Senior Fellow at Open Doors USA. Ambassador Brownback represented his home state in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. While a member of the Senate, he worked actively on the issue of religious freedom in multiple countries and was a key sponsor of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. Prior to his public service, Ambassador Brownback practiced law and taught agricultural law at Kansas State University. He earned a B.S. from Kansas State University and a J.D. from the University of Kansas
Bill Gertz is National Security Columnist for The Washington Times. He studied English literature at Washington College in Chestertown, Md., and journalism at George Washington University, Washington, DC. In March 2014, Bill was awarded the Reed Irvine Award for Investigative Journalism by Accuracy in Media. In September 1999, Bill was awarded the Western Journalism Center award for investigative journalism. The United States Business and Industrial Council awarded him the "Defender of the National Interest Award" in June 1998, and in 1997 he was recognized by The Washington Times for excellence in achievement. Bill is an expert on China, the CIA and U.S. Defense. He has lectured extensively on defense, national security, and media issues.
Bodie Hodge is a speaker, author, and researcher for Answers in Genesis, Bodie Hodge has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.