Tuesday, April 6, 2010

400-408Dallas Willard, Professor of Philosophy at USC, my favorite Christian author and teacher, has had a bigger impact on my spiritual life than anyone else, especially through his classic The Divine Conspiracy.  His latest book is great too, it's entitled Knowing Christ Today: Why We Can Trust Spiritual Knowledge (  Today we address the questions, "Why be good rather than happy?" and "Who is the truly good person?"  

• Dallas will be teaching an all-day conference Saturday, April 17, from 9am-5pm, at the Anaheim Vineyard entitled "Knowledge For Life."  I plan on being there, but seating is limited, so register online right now at

• Dennis Prager (4/6/2010) Abolishing Good Friday: Why a town in Iowa sought to take Good Friday off the city calendar.

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458-508 Ron Prentice, Executive Director of the California Family Council (, and a marriage and family counselor.  Today we talk about SB906 that will create the new marriage categories "religious marriage," "civil marriage," and "non-civil marriage," thereby undermining marriage itself.  Basically, "You Christians can have your religious marriage, and we'll settle for civil marriage that's recognized by the state."

• CFC (4/5/2010) California Senators Scheduled to Vote on Bill that Undermines Proposition 8.

• FRC (4/6/2010) Census Bureau Violates the Defense of Marriage Act; Urges Reporting of False Data.

512-523Brett Kunkle, Student Impact Director at Stand to Reason (, will be speaking at the "Against the Grain" Youth Conference at Calvary Chapel Chino Valley this Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 8:30am to 1pm.  He'll be doing three sessions:  1) Having a Biblical World View, 2) Defending Your Faith, and 3) Living for Cause Greater Than Yourself.  The guest musical artist is Shachah. Tickets are $10 a person and that includes lunch.  Register online beforehand at or just show up the morning of the conference.

528-538 Byron York, chief political correspondent for The Washington Examiner (, a frequent guest on Fox News, and author of The Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy.

• Byron York (4/6/2010) Dems dread Supreme Court fight after elections.

• Thomas Sowell (4/6/2010) Race and Politics:  A "race card" is not something to play, because race is a very dangerous political plaything.

• Fox News (4/6/2010) Obama to Limit Potential Uses of Nuclear Weapons.

• John R. Miller (4/6/2010) Our Fading National Pastime:  Fidel Castro is right. Japan and Korea now field better baseball teams than America does.

• Jonah Goldberg (4/6/2010) How much taxation is enough? 

544-554 (3:49) Lamont Bonman audio clip.  Lamont Bonman is one of the Christian Comedy All Stars performing next Friday, April 16th at 7pm at Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene, along with Michael Jr., Thor Ramsey, and Scott Wood.  It's great for the whole family!  Tickets are $15.95 for general admission, $29.95 for reserved seating.  Get your tickets at

555 – [2:00] "The Money Guys" – Robert Micone and Bill O'Connor from Applied Financial Planning at 866-SEEK-COUNSEL (

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(:22) Michelle says Barack's "Home Country" is Kenya (