The Stand Radio is a weekly program highlighting the current topics covered each month in The Stand – the official online and print publications of the American Family Association. Through interviews with authors, writers, and newsmakers, host Jeff Chamblee helps listeners apply a biblical worldview to the latest developments in culture, faith and family.
In this episode, we'll talk with Dr. O'Shea Lowery of Entrusted Hope Ministries about one of the largest demographics in our churches - single mothers. Also, Dr. W. Lee Warren, a prominent neurosurgeon, examines the connection between our brains and the way we process grief. Then, a former police officer looks back on a lifetime of service and God's grace through it all.
00:00-00:59 Program Intro
01:00-09:48 Dr. O'Shea Lowery on Single Mothers
09:50-17:18 Neurosurgeon, Dr. W. Lee Warren, MD
17:29-26:57 Kevin Parker, AFA Dir. of Security Operations
26:58 - 28:00 Next Week's Highlights and Program Close
In this episode we'll talk about a unique Christmas get-away with Ken Ham, CEO of The Creation Museum and The Ark Encounter. Also, Chelsea Wildmon with the AFA Foundation explains the tax benefits of smart year-end giving. Then, we'll look at the next generation of pro-life leaders with 19-year-old Cheyenne Vandeventer of Students for Life of America.
00:00-00:59 Program Intro
01:00-06:28 Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis
06:38-09:50 Chelsea Wildmon with the AFA Foundation
09:56-18:29 The Stand Digital Media Editor, Dr. Ray Rooney
18:43-26:59 Cheyenne Vandeventer of Students for Life of America
In this episode, we'll talk about ways to spend your Christmas shopping dollars in Kingdom building ways. Then, best-selling author, speaker, and cultural commentator, Nancy Pearcey debunks the myth that evangelical men are most likely to engage in domestic abuse. In her book, The Toxic War on Masculinity: How Christianity Reconciles the Sexes, She reveals new research showing that committed evangelical men have the lowest rates of divorce and domestic abuse, are the most engaged with their children, and have the happiest marriages.
00:00-00:59 Program and Guest Highlights
01:00-07:02 Christmas Shopping Suggestions
07:09-26:57 Nancy Pearcey on Biblical Masculinity
26:57-28:00 Next Week's Highlights and Program Close
In this episode, Pastor Joseph Parker, host of The Hour of Intercession, talks about the Delta Pregnancy Care and Hope Center and the abortion pill reversal option that can save babies' lives. Also, Matthew White gives us five reasons for thanksgiving the world can't take away. Then Adam and Amy Sudduth candidly discuss the blessings and challenges of being adoptive parents.
00:00-00:59 Program Intro and Guest Highlights
01:00-10:02 Abortion Pill Reversal and Crisis Pregnancy Ministry
10:03-18:13 Five Reasons for Thankfulness
18:26-26:58 Foster Care and Adoption
26:59-28:00 Next Week's Highlights and Program Close
Abortion Pill Reversal - www.abortionpillreversal.com - 877-558-0333
Christian Alliance for Orphans - https://cafo.org/
In this episode, Brian Mullins, Executive Director of The National Bible Bee explains how churches and families are made stronger through the study of God's Word. Then Chelsea Wildmon gives us a preview of the 2024 AFA Retreat. Joy Lucius reviews the documentary, We Were There, and Todd Herman joins us to talk about his show, A Disciple's View, and his experiences as a Christian working in some of the largest talk radio networks in the nation.
00:00-08:50 The National Bible Bee
09:01-11:21 The AFA Retreat
11:28-16:34 Joy Lucius reviews We Were There
16:37-28:00 Interview with Todd Herman
Todd Herman's personal testimony - https://thetoddhermanshow.com/news/
In this episode, AFA VP Walker Wildmon previews the upcoming elections, Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs updates us on churches in the middle east and the International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians, Sheri Few of US Parents Involved in Education talks about the film, Truth and Lies in American Education, and Dr. Saul Comacho tells the story of God's hand on the Matamoros Children's Home.
00:00-07:50 Walker Wildmon and upcoming elections
07:51-14:23 Todd Nettleton on the International Day of Prayer
14:24-20:35 Sheri Few talks about a new documentary on education
20:36-28:00 Dr. Saul Comacho and the Matamoros Children's Home
This week, Pastor John Amanchukwu calls out public school boards on explicit books and author Sam Black with Covenant Eyes talks about Christians struggling with pornography. Then, it's collection time! Lizette Miller of Operation Christmas Child explains how to send a shoebox around the world and Pastor Bill Bradford shares how his church celebrates Reformation Day.
00:00-05:33 Parrish Alford talks about Pastor John Amanchukwu
05:43-13:13 Sam Black reveals good and bad responses to pornography use among Christians
13:21-17:53 Lizette Miller highlights the impact of Operation Christmas Child around the world
18:04-28:00 Pastor Bill Bradford explains why his church celebrates Reformation Day
In this episode we'll talk about Peoria, AZ school board member Heather Brooks and her First Amendment rights to quote the Bible at board meetings. Also, staff writer Hannah Meador gives her review of Anne Graham Lotz's new book, Preparing to Meet Jesus. Then, Dr. Kathy Koch gives helpful advice to parents on children and smartphones. We'll conclude by remembering the fears of the 1960's with staff writer Rusty Benson and his article, The Good Old Days Reconsidered.
For information on non-smartphone options - https://techless.com/
00:00-05:40 Heather Brooks and First Amendment lawsuit
05:50 - 09:30 Hannah Meador's book review of Preparing to Meet Jesus, by Anne Graham Lotz
09:42 - 19:53 Dr. Kathy Koch talks about children and smartphones
20:08 - 28:00 Memories of the 1960's and handling today's fears with Rusty Benson
In this episode, Debbie Wuthnow of iVoterGuide explains the do's and don'ts of contacting your representatives in Congress. And Abraham Hamilton III gives us the biblical basis of family discipleship and shows us his own family discipleship routine. We'll also recognize the new editorial leadership at The Stand magazine and hear from staff writer Joy Lucius as she reviews the book, The Lord's Supper, by Dr. Jonathan Black.
The Lord's Supper, Our Promised Place of Intimacy and Transformation with Jesus by Dr. Jonathan Black - available (here).
To get your free 6-month subscription to The Stand magazine visit www.afa.net/theStand
00:00 - 06:29 The Stand magazine editorial change with Randall Murphree and Rebecca Davis
06:30 - 12:59 Book review of The Lord's Supper by Jonathan Black
13:00 - 19:00 How to contact a member of Congress
19:15 - 27:00 The importance of family discipleship
In this episode, Dr. Ray Rooney describes the devastating effects a low view of God has had on churches in America. And Nathan Harper of Vapor Ministries give us an update on Christian persecution in Sudan and Iran.
In this episode Ed Vitagliano, AFA Executive Vice-President, explains how Christians can maintain an attitude of hopefulness in spite of life's hardships. And Bert Harper, co-host of Exploring the Word, talks about the difficulties of leading a church and the importance of showing appreciation to pastors and their families.
This week on The Stand Radio, we’ll talk about the surprising solution to declining church attendance. We'll also examine biblical womanhood with staff writer Hannah Meador and The Stand magazine editor, Rebecca Davis. Then, Patti Garibay of American Heritage Girls concludes the program by laying out some solutions to the dangers facing today’s young girls.
Dr. Frank Turek exposes the hidden faults in transgender ideology by applying logic to the issue of gender. The Stand staff writer Jordan Chamblee points out the lies our kids hear about their true identity and helps parents instill a biblical worldview.
Dr. Jerry Newcomb of Providence Forum talks about the decline in patriotism in America and explains how parents can promote hearts of gratitude in their children. Plus, Dr. Josh Mulvihill of RenewaNation joins us to examine God’s design for grandparents and share some great advice on how they can be a better influence their grandchildren.
President of AmericanMinute.com, William J. Federer, explains why understanding the worldview behind the U.S. Constitution is key to our nation’s future. Plus, Attorney Steve Crampton talks about parental rights and child protection laws and how Target might be stepping over the line.