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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

First hour of the show today, Kerby welcomes back in-studio New York Times bestselling author Joel C. Rosenberg. He tells us about his new book, Without Warning: A J.B. Collins Novel.

In the second hour we hear by phone from James Robison, founder and president of LIFE Outreach International, and the founder and publisher of The Stream. He discusses his book, Living Amazed: How Divine Encounters Can Change Your Life.

Kerby Anderson
Kerby Anderson
Point of View Radio Talk Show Host

Kerby Anderson has more than 30 years of experience in ministry and currently serves as the President of Probe Ministries as well as Host of Point of View Radio Talk Show. He graduated from Oregon State University and holds masters degrees from Yale University (science) and Georgetown University (government). He is the author of thirteen books including Signs of Warning…

Guests
Joel C. Rosenberg
Author
Rosenberg was born in Syracuse, New York. His father is a first-generation American from a Jewish background whose parents and grandparents emigrated from Russia and settled in Brooklyn, New York. His mother, a Gentile, was raised in Rome, New York.

When Rosenberg was two, his parents moved to a community just outside of Rochester, New York. He grew up in the small town of Fairport and graduated from Fairport High School in 1985. He attended Syracuse University (1985–1989)—spending one semester of his junior year studying at Tel Aviv University (August 1987 to January 1988)—and graduated from SU with a BFA in film drama in May 1989.

Rosenberg married his college sweetheart, Lynn, in June of 1990. Together, they made their home in the Washington, D.C., area for 24 years. They and their four sons—Caleb, Jacob, Jonah, and Noah—now live in Israel.
Without Warning: A J.B. Collins Novel
As he prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, the president of the United States is convinced the Islamic State is on the run, about to be crushed by American forces once and for all. But New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins tells the president he’s dead wrong. With the Middle East on fire, the Israeli prime minister dead, and Amman in ruins, Collins fears a catastrophic attack inside the American homeland is imminent. He argues that only an all-out manhunt to capture or kill Abu Kahlif―the leader of ISIS―can stop the attack and save American lives. But will the president listen and take decisive action before it’s too late?
James Robison
Founder and President - LIFE Outreach International
James Robison is the founder and president of LIFE Outreach International and host of the daily television program LIFE Today. He has spoken face-to-face to more than 20 million people in his hundreds of citywide evangelistic outreaches and has personally inspired religious, political, and social leaders across five decades. He has dedicated his life to such ministry work as feeding people in crisis situations, drilling water wells, establishing orphanages and schools, building homes for the homeless, and rescuing women and children from sex trafficking.

In 2015, James launched a new website called The Stream (stream.org) that presents breaking news, editorial commentary, inspiration, and cultural analysis. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling Indivisible, as well as numerous other books. In his latest release, Living Amazed, James shares divine encounters he has experienced and shows readers that they too can witness God at work in life-transforming ways. James lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife, Betty, near their children and grandchildren.
Living Amazed: How Divine Encounters Can Change Your Life
Throughout his life blessed by God, James Robison has had countless opportunities to witness clearly the power of God and his amazing grace. He has shared insight with church leaders, ministers, presidents, entertainers, and celebrities. Millions have been inspired through his television outreach, and countless others have found relief through his ministry's humanitarian efforts.

In this powerful book, Robison desires to show readers that they too can witness God at work in transforming ways. His remarkable stories and biblical insights will inspire and empower readers to

- recognize the spiritual significance of ordinary events and how God orchestrates encounters to change our lives and others'
- see God at work in and through us to make a difference in the world
- learn to live in constant holy amazement of God's great love

God is continually working in this world, and he is using us to accomplish kingdom purposes for his glory and the benefit of all those he loves. From the improbable to the extraordinary, these "divine encounters" will elicit awe even as they leave readers looking for God's amazing work through their own lives and relationships.
Are We Winning or Losing the War on ISIS
President Donald Trump has made the defeat of the Islamic State one of his administration’s top priorities – and rightly so.

He has asked the Pentagon for a comprehensive new war plan. On March 22-23, his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, will host foreign ministers from 68 countries to discuss how to significantly improve our combined efforts to crush ISIS once and for all. In April, Mr. Trump and Vice President Pence will reportedly host a summit for Sunni Arab leaders towards the same end.

It is useful, therefore, to consider the question: at present, are we winning or losing the war against the Islamic State?

First, some context. Americans were initially blindsided by the murderous rise of ISIS, as was the rest of the civilized world.

Having been famously assured by President Obama that this movement previously known as al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) was not a serious threat – merely a “jayvee squad” – we all watched in horror as ISIS fighters carrying black flags launched a stunningly successful military offensive in the summer of 2014. By August, a group most people had never heard of had captured of a swath of territory in Iraq and Syria larger than Great Britain.

Their jihadists beheaded and crucified their enemies and posted the gruesome videos on the Internet. They systematically slaughtered, raped, enslaved, forcibly converted and expelled Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims from their territory.
Christian Leaders’ Statement about ISIS
(New York City) — This week marks the one year anniversary since Congress passed a resolution 393-0 condemning the Islamic State for engaging in outright genocide against Christians, Shia Muslims and Yazidis in Iraq and Syria. It was also one year ago this week that the Obama administration also defined ISIS atrocities as genocide.

Last week, I met in Washington with Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Nebraska), who authored the resolution, to thank him for taking the lead on this critical issue. We discussed a range of issues, including the exclusive new poll we’ve just released on how Americans view the war against ISIS. We also discussed next steps the U.S. government should take.

Robert Nicholson, executive director of The Philos Project, has also shown impressive leadership in educating Washington and the public about the ISIS genocide. Recently, he asked me to sign onto the following statement urging the Trump administration and Congress to take specific actions on this urgent matter. I readily agreed. I may write fiction about the ISIS threat, but this is an all-too-real evil we are facing and I want to do everything I can to stop the genocide and bring the perpetrators to justice.