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September 25, 2020

Hour 1: Travel Business Schemes

Billed twice for a trip! The coronavirus has revealed a vulnerability within the travel business. Dawn and Steve will examine an article from the USA Today called "Coronavirus has exposed a secret underbelly of the travel business: Ponzi-style schemes to pay bookings" by Nick Penzenstadler and Josh Salman.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/investigations/2020/09/24/coronavirus-travel-refund-battles-expose-deposit-shell-game/5866489002/

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Hour 2: Can Election Polls Be Trusted?

Join Dawn and Steve Mornings for some insight from Dr. George Barna on the reliability of national public opinion surveys. Dr. Barna is the Director of Research for the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University. 

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Hour 3: Were Christians Ignored by Time Magazine?

Did Time Magazine miss something? Dawn and Steve will discuss an piece from The Daily Citizen titled "List of 7 Most Influential Christians and Conservatives Who Were Ignored by 'Time Magazine'" by Brittany Raymer. 

https://dailycitizen.focusonthefamily.com/list-of-7-most-influential-christians-and-conservatives-who-were-ignored-by-time-magazine/

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IN THIS EPISODE

Dr. George Barna
Dr. George Barna

Dr. George Barna

George Barna is a professor at Arizona Christian University and leads the Cultural Research Center based at the university. His focus at ACU is worldview assessment and development, and cultural transformation.

He was the founder and leader of The Barna Group (which he sold in 2009) and the American Culture and Faith Institute (through 2018). He has been the President of Metaformation, a research and communications company, since 2009. Barna has conducted groundbreaking research on worldview, cultural transformation, ministry applications, spiritual development, and politics. He has provided research and strategy for several hundred parachurch ministries, thousands of Christian churches, the U.S. military, and numerous non-profit and for-profit organizations, and has provided polling and strategy input for four presidential candidates.

Besides his current role at Arizona Christian University, he previously taught at several universities and seminaries, and was the teaching pastor of a large, multi-ethnic church.

Barna has written or co-authored more than 50 books, mostly addressing cultural and religious trends, leadership, spiritual development, church dynamics, and cultural transformation. They include New York Times bestsellers and several award-winning books.

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