Friday, June 12, 2009

Tonight is another Mortgage Modification & Debt Settlement Workshop put on by the Christian Lawyers of America.  It will be at the Warner Center Marriott, corner of Topanga & Oxnard in Woodland Hills.  The seminar will start tonight at 7:30pm, and both registration and parking are free, just let them know you are coming by calling 888-811-9955.  CLA is celebrating the grand opening of their brand new office in Woodland Hills.
400-408Phil Cooke is a Hollywood producer with a Ph.D. in Theology who speaks at workshops, seminars, and conferences all over the world, and he advises the top non-profit and faith-based media organizations on how to better utilize the latest media technologies more effectively.  The studios of Cooke Pictures ( are located in Burbank, and Phil blogs regularly at  His latest book is The Last TV Evangelist:  Why The Next Generation Couldn't Care Less About Religious Media…And Why It Matters.  Previous releases:  Branding Faith: Why Some Churches and Non-Profits Impact the Culture and Others Don't, and Creative Christian Media. 
We talk about the importance of discernment when it comes to helping our kids make media choices, with the most important thing being watch the movies or television with your kids.  We also talk about the most effective form of advertising:  word of mouth.  And, how we are the most distracted culture in the history of the world, and what this means for teaching the Bible.  His advice?  "Short doesn't mean shallow," especially when it comes to sermons and effective media messaging.
413-423Phil Cooke
428-437Matt McCormick is CEO of the Christian Lawyers of America (888-811-9955,
443-452Mike Erre, teaching pastor at Rock Harbor Church in Costa Mesa (, on "connecting" with 20-somethings, and using technology to minister to the church all over the world.  He says "plugging in" is a lot more literal these days.  He's been especially challenged recently by Francis Chan, who points out that reading the book of Acts is convicting because the modern church is so "stoppable," when the early church was so "unstoppable."  How can we become "unstoppable" again?  Mike is going in the "decentralization" direction too, like Chan, and will soon be opening some "campuses" and some "church plants." 
458-508 Mike Erre.

512-523Mike Erre. What about couples living together who are sexually active – and they're Christians?

528-538Matt McCormick is CEO of the Christian Lawyers of America (888-811-9955, office in Woodland Hills.

544-554"Fuz" Rana, is the VP of Research at Reasons to Believe (, with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Ohio University, with an emphasis in Bio Chemistry.  I also want to invite you to attend Hugh Ross's "Paradoxes" apologetics class every Sunday at 11:15am at Sierra Madre Congregational Church.  And, don't forget to sign up for his Today's New Reason to Believe email blast.
558-608"Fuz" Rana
612-623"Fuz" Rana Calls.  What about "old Earth" vs. "young Earth"?
628-638"Fuz" Rana Calls.  What about God being outside of time?
644-652Matt McCormick is CEO of the Christian Lawyers of America (888-811-9955,
(7:56) Letterman (full), regrets his jokes regarding Palin and her daughter and explains on his Wednesday night show 6/10/09.
(1:50) Letterman short 1.  The statements from the Palin family.
(2:45) Letterman short 2.  Letterman repeats the offensive jokes.
(:12) Letterman short 3.  The short conclusion.

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