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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

First up on the show today Kerby chats with Dr. Christopher Gildemeister, head of research operations for the Parents Television Council about the disturbing trend of movies based on popular comic book series that aren’t being made for kids.

Dr. Alex McFarland, author, radio host and evangelist joins us briefly to give us and update on the Trump and Evangelical Meeting.

Donna Skell, Executive Director  and Lisa Burkhardt Worley, Director  of Special Projects at Roaring Lambs Ministries join us in-studio to tell us about the Christian Writer’s Conference coming up next month.

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…

Dr. Christopher Gildemeister
Head of Research Operations - Parents Television Council
Christopher Gildemeister is the PTC’s Head of Research Operations. He began as an Entertainment Analyst at the PTC in 2005. From 2007-2016, he was Senior Writer/Editor, responsible for communicating the PTC’s message to the public through newsletters, columns, and the PTC Watchdog blog. Dr. Gildemeister holds a Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America.
Many Superhero Movies Not For Kid
Movies based on some of the most popular comic book heroes are not for kids…a fact which should be of concern to parents.

Kids love superheroes.

Indeed, for the first quarter-century of their existence, superhero comics (and their attendant movie serials and radio programs) were aimed exclusively at children. With the rise of Marvel Comics in the early 1960s, comics attracted a slightly older audience; but it took until the 1970s for older teens and college students to embrace superheroes in a major way. And its only been since about the year 2000 that comic-book superheroes have become truly dominant in the film and pop-culture worlds at large, rather than a niche interest for comics fans.

But even amid the current vogue for superhero movies attractive to adults, kids still love supheroes. They are bright and colorful, they can do amazing things, and they go on lots of exciting adventures. Kids are naturally going to be attracted to them.

But increasingly, the companies that produce and profit off of these characters are pitching their products to a more adult audience, and including darker themes with more violence and explicit language.
Dr. Alex McFarland
Author | Evangelist |Radio Host
Alex is a nationally syndicated radio host, on air continuously since 2000. His SoundRezn apologetics broadcast was nominated “Best New Show” by the NRB (Natl. Religious Broadcasters) in 2010, competing alongside shows by leaders such as James Dobson and Janet Parschal (Parschal’s show In the Market won that year, by the way). From 2011-present, Alex has hosted Exploring the Word, which airs throughout the nation Monday-Friday, “live,” on the American Family Radio network.

Alex has interviewed hundreds of news makers, including, Christian leaders (such as James Dobson, George Barna, Tony Campolo, Ravi Zacharias, Franklin Graham, Ray Comfort, David Platt, and others), political figures (such as Dr. Ben Carson, Mike Huckabee, Michelle Bauchman, Rick Santorum), skeptics (Christopher Hitchens, Michael Shermer, David Silverman), and musicians (such Brian Wilson and Jeffrey Foskett of the Beach Boys, Grammy winners Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., and others).
Trump Campaign Announces Evangelical Executive Advisory Board
(New York, NY) June 21, 2016 - Today, the Donald J. Trump campaign announced a new executive board convened to provide advisory support to Mr. Trump on those issues important to Evangelicals and other people of faith in America.

The executive board will also lead a much larger Faith and Cultural Advisory Committee to be announced later this month.

The leaders on the executive board were not asked to endorse Mr. Trump as a prerequisite for participating on the board.
Donna Skell
Donna Skell
Executive Director - Roaring Lambs Ministries
With a heart for God, people, and business, Donna stays active in the Christian community. She has been involved with this ministry since it's inception and came on staff in 2008. Prior to that she served with the American Tract Society as spokesperson. Along with her husband, Anton, Donna owned and operated a successful chain of ladies fitness clubs in the Dallas/Ft.Worth area. Donna especially enjoys speaking to Ladies Groups, Churches, and at Retreats. Her rich Jewish heritage and her study of God's Word enhance her insight into the issues involved in Christian faith and living.
Lisa Burkhardt Worley
Director of Special Projects - Roaring Lambs Ministries
A 19-year television media veteran, Lisa has appeared nationally as a correspondent on the program Inside the NFL, ESPN, was an anchor on the Madison Square Garden Network in New York City and worked locally in Chattanooga, Tennessee and San Antonio, Texas. Lisa answered a call to full time ministry in 2003, founding Pearls of Promise Ministries. She is an award-winning author of two books, If I Only Had…Wrapping Yourself in God’s Truth During Storms of Insecurity, and the Pearls of Promise Devotional. If I Only Had…the winner of four writing awards, recently received an international honor, being named a finalist in the religious non-fiction category of the Next Generation Indie Awards. She has also written a children’s book, The Most Powerful P. Lisa, a sought after speaker, earned a Masters of Theological Studies degree from Perkins School of Theology in 2008.
The Irrelevant Crusade

In the wake of terrorist attacks, Democrats push for gun-control laws that would not have stopped them. Almost as soon as the massacre at the Orlando nightclub Pulse ended, Democrats took up their push to …

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