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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

On Point of View today, Kerby explores the issue of the Decline of Christianity. Is the church trying too hard to fit in with the cultural norms of the day? And is it losing itself in the process? With the help of our in-studio guests, Steve Cable and Byron Barlow we will examine the statistics and determine the validity of the rhetoric regarding the collapsing church.

In the second hour, our guest Avi Lipkin weighs in from Israel about Iran and the threat they pose to world peace.

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
Steve Cable
Senior Vice President - Probe Ministries
Steve Cable is the Senior Vice President of Probe Ministries. He speaks for Probe conferences and writes for the national Probe radio broadcast. He also assists in developing strategies to expand the impact of Probe’s resources in the U.S. and abroad.

Prior to joining Probe, Steve spent over 25 years in the telecommunications industry. Steve and his wife Patti have served as Bible teachers for over 35 years, helping people apply God’s word to every aspect of their lives. Steve has extensive, practical experience applying a Christian worldview to the dynamic, competitive high-tech world that is rapidly becoming a dominant aspect of our society.

Steve grew up in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Currently, Steve and wife Patti live in Plano, TX. They have three daughters and are active members of Prairie Creek Baptist Church in Plano.
Cultural Captives: The Beliefs and Behavior of American Young Adults
Many different perceptions of the religious status of American, emerging adults have been put forth in the literature. This book examines four surveys used in more than four recent books along with a new survey, commissioned by Probe Ministries, to attempt to determine the current direction of Christian beliefs and behavior among American, emerging adults. The results present a sobering look at the challenges facing evangelical leaders if they want to maintain a consistent, biblical view within the American Christian church moving forward.
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Examining Our Cultural Captivity

A common theme of many science fiction tales is mass delusion. From The Matrix to The Truman Show, we find fictional characters who think they are making decisions on their own volition based on an …

Byron Barlowe
Digital Communicator - Probe Ministries
Byron Barlowe is a research associate and digital communicator with Probe Ministries.

He studied Communications and Marketing at Appalachian State University in gorgeous Boone, N.C. Byron served 20 years with Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC), eight years as editor and Webmaster of a major scholarly publishing site, Leadership University (LeaderU.com). In that role, he blogged before blogging was called that, edited an online journal and encyclopedia of Christian worldview scholarship, and oversaw several sub-sites, including the Online Faculty Offices of Drs. William Lane Craig and William Dembski. Byron, together with wife, Dianne, served CCC for 25 years .
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Christianity Isn’t Dying

Those with only a loose religious affiliation are finally admitting they don't really have one at all. You've heard it suggested that the United States is simply Europe on a 50-year delay. Most churches will be …

Avi Lipkin
Author | Speaker
Dennis Avi Lipkin, aka Victor Mordecai was born in Flushing, New York and grew up in the greater New York City area. He moved to Israel in 1968. Avi completed high school in New York and two years of college at New York University, Washington Square majoring in Sovietology and Spanish/Latin American studies at Hebrew University.

He served in the IDF from for a year as part of the IDF spokesman for the Judea and Samaria Command. His reserves duty includes artillery reserves 1973 to 1989 and then as an officer in the IDF Spokesman’s Office from 1989 to 2001.

Avi has worked in different capacities in international commerce based in Jerusalem. He has also worked as senior editor and translator in the News Department of the Government Press Office as part of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir’s office at Beit Agron.

In the early nineties, Avi began lecturing in Christian churches and synagogues in the US as well as appearing on radio and TV, and in 1991 he studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary as part of the MA program.

He has spoken in over 1,000 churches and synagogues internationally and has appeared on hundreds of radio and TV shows worldwide. He has written five books: Is Fanatic Islam a Global Threat? Christian Revival for Israel’s Survival, Islamic Threat Updates Almanac #1, Israel’s Bible Bloc, and Islam Prophesied In Genesis.

Avi is married to Rachel, they have two sons and 8 grandchildren.
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10 Ways Iran Nuclear Agreement Fails

“I’m always chasing rainbows, watching clouds drifting by. My schemes are just like all my dreams, ending in the sky.” The vaudeville song by Caroll and McCarthy, popularized over the years by stars from Judy Garland …