Friday, August 20, 2010

• Don't forget you can watch our live webcast today and every Friday at!

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• The Shattered audio book is now available at 

• Don't forget our big 25th Anniversary Celebration out at Grace Community Church (on Roscoe Blvd in Sun Valley) on Thursday, August 26th.  It's free, doors open at 6:30pm, and we'll be doing our show live beginning at 4pm.  To reserve your seats, visit

• The Xth person to text "frank" to 50618 gets an autographed copy of my book Shattered.

400-408 "Fuz" Rana, VP of Research at Reasons to Believe (, has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Ohio University with an emphasis in Bio Chemistry.  Today we talk about God's sovereign providence, creating a world for our provision, millions and billions of years in advance.  For example, "Why the dinosaurs?"  Fuz answers that.

• AP (8/6/2010) Scientists find sea sponges share human genes.

• LiveScience (2/4/2009) Oldest Fossil Evidence for Animals Found.

413-423"Fuz" Rana

428-437 Jerry Bowyer, Economist, CNBC contributor, and author of his upcoming book Free-Market Capitalist's Survival Guide (  Today we talk about where the "big" money is going – namely, overseas.

• IBD Editorial (8/17/2010) Fannie's And Freddie's Fakeover.

• Breitbart (8/20/2010) Nearly 50 percent leave Obama mortgage-aid program.

443-452 Jerry Bowyer

458-508 Hormoz Shariat, "the Billy Graham of Iran," is the founder of Iran Alive Ministries ( he founded the Iranian Christian Church up in the Bay Area in 1987 which has now grown to four locations and over 400 members – all converts from Islam.  Hormoz is also the host of ICTV, a Christian call-in show in Farsi, beamed into Iran via satellite, where thousands each week make the decision to follow Jesus Christ.   In 1979, he was in the streets of Iran chanting "Death to America" as a good radical Muslim, then he came to USC to get a Ph.D. in computer engineering.  He was spiritually empty, with a divorce date set, and he reads the Koran one more time, not getting any direction.  Then he read the Gospel of Matthew and was confronted with the person of Jesus.  As a result, he came to faith in Christ at Church of the Open Door here in LA.  He's happily married, and lives in the Bay Area, with his three children.  Today, Iran has a population of 70 million, and 70% or 49 million of the them are under the age of 30.

• Yahoo News (8/20/2010) Iran prepares to start up first nuclear reactor.

• NYT (8/19/2010) U.S. Assures Israel That Iran Threat Is Not Imminent.

512-523 Hormoz Shariat

528-538 Dr. John MacArthur, president of the Master's College and Seminary, and pastor of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley (, author of over 6 dozen books, and heard weekdays at 6:30am and 7:30pm on Grace to You right here on KKLA.  And Grandpa MacArthur enjoys 15 grandchildren, 10 girls and 5 boys!

• John is the featured speaker at our big 25th Anniversary Celebration out at Grace Community Church (on Roscoe Blvd in Sun Valley) on Thursday, August 26th. It's free and doors open at 6:30pm. I'll be doing my show there live from 4-7pm so come say "hi." To reserve a seat, visit

• Today we talk about his MacArthur Study Bible that's now in 10 languages, and coming out this fall in Chinese and Arabic!   Amazingly, his website,, provides 2 million downloads a month of his sermons!  And, we also talk about his forthcoming book Slave, rooted in the evidence that "doulos" should be translated "slave" not "servant."

544-554Dr. John MacArthur

558-608 – • Byron York (8/20/2010) Obama has himself to blame for Muslim problem.

• Charles Krauthammer, NRO (8/20/2010) Moral Myopia at Ground Zero.  Supporters of the mosque fail to see its true significance.

612-623(1:16) Ground Zero Mosque Imam: America is "Sharia Compliant State".  Feisal Abdul Rauf lectures in 2004 about his book "What is Right With Islam" and says Sharia law is very similar to the founding principals of America – to laughter.

• ACLJ (7/20/2010) In His Own Words: The Imam Behind the Ground Zero Mosque.

628-638 • Ann Coulter (8/18/2010) Look Who's 'Nativist' Now!  Countries that do not grant birthright citizenship include:  Sweden, Britain, and Canada.


[My Summary]  The United States is the largest of 33 countries in the world that grants automatic birthright citizenship to children of illegal aliens and temporary visitors.  122 countries do not.

• Some of the Countries that DO Grant Automatic Birthright Citizenship by Population (33):  United States; Brazil; Pakistan; Mexico; Colombia; Argentina; Canada; Peru; Venezuela; Malaysia; Chile; Ecuador; Guatemala; Dominican Republic; Bolivia; Honduras; Paraguay; El Salvador; Nicaragua; Panama; Uruguay; Jamaica; Lesotho; Trinidad and Tobago; Fiji; Guyana; Belize; Barbados; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Grenada; Antigua and Barbuda; Dominica; and Saint Christopher and Nevis (link)]

• Some of the Countries that DO NOT Grant Automatic Birthright Citizenship (122):  Algeria, Australia, Belgium, Columbia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and Zaire.


• Peggy Noonan, WSJ (8/20/2010) Information Overload Is Nothing New: From the Roman Empire to the BlackBerry jam.