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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
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Today’s host is our own Merrill (Buddy) Matthews. His first guests are Dr. Jerry Newcombe and Dr. Robert Pacienza. They’ll talk about the documentary “The Gender Delusion.”

Buddy’s second hour guest is Kansas State Senator Beverly Gossage. They’ll discuss what YOU should know about health insurance options and the latest in HSA’s.

It’s an exceptional show. Call with your thoughts and comments. Call in-studio at 800-351-1212 or you can ask questions on Facebook by clicking on the link: facebook.com/pointofviewradio.

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Dr. Merrill Matthews
Resident Scholar - Institute for Policy Innovation
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Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., is a resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation, a research-based, public policy “think tank.” He is a health policy expert and weekly contributor at Forbes.com. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Texas Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Dr. Matthews is a past president of the Health Economics Roundtable forRead More

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Jerry Newcombe Show Page
Jerry Newcombe, DMin
Author | Columnist | Senior Producer & On-Air Host - DJKM Ministries Truth that Transforms
Dr. Jerry Newcombe serves as the executive director of the Providence Forum. Jerry also serves as the senior producer and as an on-air host for Truth that Transforms, the flagship television broadcast of D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM). Jerry produces TV segments, co-produces television documentaries, and writes a weekly column for DJKM.

Jerry earned his B.A. in history with honors at Tulane University (1978), his M.A. with honors in communications at Wheaton Graduate School (1983), and his D. Min. (Doctorate of Ministry) from Knox Theological Seminary (2008). Dr. Newcombe wrote his thesis on the importance of America’s Christian heritage. He later developed his thesis into his book, The Book That Made America: How the Bible Formed Our Nation(2009).

For D. James Kennedy Ministries, Jerry has produced or co-produced more than 80 television documentaries dealing with a variety of issues from a Christian perspective. This includes programs on America’s Christian roots.

Jerry is the author or co-author of 33 books, some of which have now been translated into several different foreign languages. His books include 17 written with Dr. D. James Kennedy and one with Dr. Peter Lillback. Dr. Newcombe’s love for history and keen interest in America’s Christian founding is also reflected in other books he has written. And Jerry has appeared on numerous talk shows to discuss his books or specials. These include: Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher (ABC-TV), In the Market with Janet Parshall, The Eric Metaxas Show, and Point of View. He has also appeared on Moody Radio, TBN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel, and C-Span2’s “Book Notes.”

Jerry is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA), and serves as an assistant pastor at New Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Wilton Manors, FL. Jerry and his wife Kirsti from Norway have been happily married since June 28, 1980. They have two children and three grandchildren. The Newcombes reside in South Florida.
Robert Pacienza Show Page
Robert J. Pacienza, DMin
President and CEO of D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM) - Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
Rev. Robert J. Pacienza is President and CEO of D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM). The Board of DJKM named Rev. Pacienza to that role in June 2022. He has also served since 2016 as Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (CRPC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Pastor Pacienza, who became a believer in Jesus Christ while a teenager at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, was later mentored by the late Dr. D. James Kennedy, the founding pastor of CRPC. He earned his Master of Divinity at Knox Theological Seminary and is now completing his doctorate in ministry at Westminster Theological Seminary. His philosophy of ministry as a pastor is best summed up in the vision statement at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church: “we exist to equip Gospel-centered, culture-shaping Christians.”
Robert is the author of the forthcoming book, The Hope Of The World: Christian Cultural Engagement in a Secular Age.
Pastor Pacienza and his wife, Jen, live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with their children, Preston and Lydia.
Beverly Gossage Show Page
Beverly Gossage
Senator - Kansas State Senate, District 9
Kansas State Senator Beverly Gossage is a former educator with 20 years’ experience as a health insurance agent licensed in nearly half the states and founder and President of HSA Benefits Consulting.

She received national recognition as an innovator in consumer driven health care for finding creative, affordable insurance for individuals, families, and groups.

Beverly has served as a research fellow and health policy advisor for Show Me Institute, Kansas Policy Institute, Patients for Reform and Independent Women’s Voice. As an active member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), she has held multiple positions within the organization, including KS President.

Governor Sam Brownback appointed her to the State Board of Indigents Defense Services in 2016 and she has served on various commissions on health care in her home state of Kansas. She has been interviewed on local and national news stations and written op-eds for several publications. She is a respected national expert on health care policy-related issues and a featured speaker.

Beverly helped pioneer HSAs with the Bush administration. Her expertise in health care is sought by many state and federal legislators and leaders. She has conducted Capitol Hill briefings in DC, testified on free market health care policy in several states, and assisted in crafting policy.

In the Kansas Senate she serves as Vice President of Public Health and Welfare and on Financial Institutions and Insurance, Education and Judiciary Committees
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Beverly is a widow and mother of four children and four grandchildren and is active in her local church.
HSA Benefits Consulting
HSA Benefits Consulting
HSA Benefits Consulting specializes in helping businesses and individuals find affordable health insurance, especially HSAs (Health Savings Accounts) - a tax-free account you can use to cover your health care expenses if you have a qualified high deductible health plan.
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