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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Today, on Point of View Kerby welcomes back founder of  Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) and fondly referred to by Newsweek as the “Gun Crowd’s Guru, John Lott. He discusses his book, The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies.

In the second hour we hear from pastor and author Larry Magnuson. He tells us more about his book, Pastors Are People Too: What They Won’t Tell You but You Need to Know.

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…

John Lott
Dr. John R. Lott
Founder and President - Crime Prevention Research Center
CPRC was founded by Dr. John R. Lott, Jr., an economist and a world recognized expert on guns and crime. Lott has held research or teaching positions at various academic institutions including the University of Chicago, Yale University, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, and Rice University, and was the chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission during 1988-1989. He is currently a Fox News columnist. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA.

Lott is a prolific author for both academic and popular publications. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and written eight books, including “More Guns, Less Crime,” “The Bias Against Guns,” and “Freedomnomics.” His most recent book is “Dumbing Down the Courts: How politics keeps the smartest judges off the bench.”

Nobel laureate Milton Friedman noted: “John Lott has few equals as a perceptive analyst of controversial public policy issues.” He has been one of the most productive and cited economists in the world (during 1969 to 2000 he ranked 26th worldwide in terms of quality adjusted total academic journal output, 4th in terms of total research output, and 86th in terms of citations). Among economics, business and law professors his research is currently the 25th most downloaded in the world. He is also a frequent writer of op-eds.
The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies
When it comes to the gun control debate, there are two kinds of data: data that's accurate, and data that left-wing billionaires, politicians, and media want you to believe is accurate. In The War on Guns, economist and gun rights advocate John Lott turns a skeptical eye to well-funded anti-gun studies and stories that perpetuate false statistics to frighten Americans into giving up their guns.
Larry Magnuson
Author |Pastor - SonScape Retreats
Larry and Barbara came to SonScape Retreats after serving 25 years in the local church. In 2002, they were chosen to lead SonScape Retreats when our founding couple, Bob and Sandy Sewell, began their transition out of the leadership role.

Larry’s pastoral career took them from the inner city of Chicago to the suburbs of Minneapolis. He served in a variety of roles, beginning as a youth pastor, then associate pastor, followed by church planter, and finally the lead pastor over a growing suburban church and large staff.

Larry’s ability to listen and discern well has helped many to find hope and healing. Larry graduated from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota and went on to receive his Masters of Divinity degree from North Park Seminary in Chicago, Illinois.
Pastors Are People Too: What They Won't Tell You but You Need to Know
What are your top twenty expectations for your pastor? Now multiply your list by the number of people who attend church with you. Is it any wonder pastors are overwhelmed and underappreciated?

They’re expected to know every member by name, preach a “home run sermon” every Sunday, condemn sin without hurting anyone’s feelings, and be available to serve others 24/7 while not neglecting their own family. The intensity of these expectations and lack of appreciation can and does bring the majority of pastors to a place of despair and ultimately departure from pastoral ministry. This practical field guide offers tangible ways to better understand and care for the pastor who cares so deeply about you.
Who Is Unfit for the Presidency?

Donald Trump Tuesday responded to President Barack Obama's attacks by describing him as "a failed leader who along with Secretary of State Clinton created a foreign policy that has destabilized the world and made it …

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