Join us this hour as we hear an update on the case involving Christian bakers. Oral arguments just took place on a case whose outcome will have a huge impact on religious liberty. We then hear from a man who is passionate about instilling a biblical worldview into the hearts and minds of the next generation. With staggering numbers that indicate a severe mental health crisis with Gen Z, our guest will remind them and us there this is no reason to be hopeless in a world spinning backwards. Join us to think critically and biblically this hour.
Understand what you believe---and why---so you can reflect God's truths to a needy world! Today our guest will winsomely and clearly distill essentials of the Christian faith, creating a rich pathway for reaching the next generation with Christ's truth, transformation, and joy. Join us as we learn how to cultivate unshakable faith and learn to live as light bearers.
David Hacker is Vice President of Litigation & Senior Counsel at First Liberty where he oversees all of First Liberty’s litigation from state and federal trial courts to the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to joining First Liberty, David served in various appointed positions in the Executive Administration of the Office of the Texas Attorney General, including as Associate Deputy Attorney General for Civil Litigation, managing over 600 lawyers and staff in twelve practice groups working on more than 35,000 cases. He also served as Special Counsel to the Attorney General and First Assistant Attorney General. In those roles he advised the Executive Administration on a wide variety of legal and policy issues. As Special Counsel for Civil Litigation, he handled the State’s highest profile cases and multistate litigation on topics as diverse as federal administrative law, separation of powers, Indian law, immigration law, nuclear waste policy, property rights, collective bargaining, education law, corporate governance, and healthcare regulation. Outside his litigation practice, David teaches continuing legal education courses and speaks on religious freedom and free speech topics at universities, law schools, and academic conferences. Numerous media outlets have featured his cases and clients, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Los Angeles Times, the Dallas Morning News, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the journal Science, and Drudge Report. David graduated from Northwestern University and Washington University School of Law.
George Barna is the Director of Research and cofounder of the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University. He is also an ACU professor, focusing on worldview assessment and development, and cultural transformation. He was the founder and leader of the Barna Group, a research company that has set the standard for understanding trends in American culture. In addition, Barna serves as Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Biblical Worldview at the Family Research Council. He has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level, and has pastored two churches. Barna has written more than 50 books, including numerous award-winners and New York Times bestsellers.
Dr. Sean McDowell is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, especially young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. He connects with audiences through humor and stories while imparting hard evidence and logical support of a biblical worldview. Sean is an associate professor in Talbot School of Theology’s Christian Apologetics program at Biola University. Sean is an internationally recognized speaker and the author, co-author, or editor of numerous books. He has a popular YouTube channel in which he discusses apologetics, culture, and worldview issues and regularly hosts conversations with non-Christians