Mon, 24 February 2014
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield is the President of CLAL–The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. He's a blogger at the Washington Post's "On Faith" column and Co-founder and Executive Editor of TheWisdomDaily.com. He has been ranked three years in a row in Newsweek as one of America's "50 Most Influential Rabbis."
Rabbi Hirschfield talk about religion in politics and why it is so important for politicians to be religiously affiliated. He thinks so many politicians are faking religion. Rabbi Hirschfield thinks politicians' religious views affect their political decisions, as evidenced by Mayor Bill De Blasio rough start as Mayor of New York City.
Rabbi Hirschfield finishes the conversation by discussing the difference between true religion and real religion.
Find out more about Rabbi Brad Hirschfield at www.bradhirschfield.com.
Visit CLAL–The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership at www.clal.org.
Acclaimed commentator on the role of religion in America, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield is vice president of CLAL-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, a leadership training institute, think tank, and resource center. Recognized as a leading advocate for religious pluralism, he was a speaker at the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music and Colloquium in Morocco and a panelist at the 2004 Parliament of the World's Religions in Barcelona. His involvement at the latter event was featured in the critically praised documentary, "Freaks Like Me," which explores our fear of the "other."
Currently, Rabbi Hirschfield is filming an 18-part series, "Building Bridges: Abrahamic Perspectives on the World Today," which he conceived for Bridges Television (American Muslim TV Network) for fall 2006. He is also co-producing a film on religious fanaticism in America, "The Believers." A popular media analyst, Hirschfield has been on ABC-TV's "Nightline UpClose" (the only rabbi ever featured), PBS-TV's "Frontline" and "Religion & Ethics Newsweekly," CNN, MTV, Court TV, NPR, and is frequently quoted in the press. A popular speaker, he has appeared at the Aspen Institute, the Washington National Cathedral, the Islamic Society of North America, and many universities and religious institutes. Co-author of "Embracing Life & Facing Death: A Jewish Guide to Palliative Care" (CLAL, 2003), he is completing a book on the challenge of Holocaust memory in the 21st century. Learn More About Brad Hirschfield Visit the "Freaks Like Me" (DVD)
Mon, 17 February 2014
Dr. Wayne Grudem is one of America's leading theologians and co-founder of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. He's also the General Editor of the ESV Study Bible and author of, "The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution" and author of, "Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business."
The first half of the discussion focuses on the Bible teaching the moral goodness of business. The conversation then turns to international economics, including how the poor can escape poverty and if the Bible’s teachings support the idea that nations must produce their own prosperity. Dr. Grudem then provides his solutions to cure international poverty.
Find out more about Dr. Wayne Grudem at www.waynegrudem.com.
Wayne Grudem is Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. He received a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.Div. and a D.D. from Westminster Seminary, Philadelphia, and a Ph.D. (in New Testament) from the University of Cambridge, England. He has published twenty books, including his newest book, The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution, which was published in August, 2013. He was also the General Editor for the 2.1 million-word ESV Study Bible (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Book of the Year and World magazine book of the year, 2009). He is a past president of the Evangelical Theological Society, a co-founder and past president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and a member of the Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version of the Bible. He and his wife Margaret have been married since 1969 and have three adult sons.
Thu, 13 February 2014
On this episode, Jason Hartman is joined by Jack Canfield, America’s #1 Success Coach, to talk about Jack’s journey to success as founder and CEO of Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises, founder and chairman of The Canfield Training Group, and his latest project, Bestseller Blueprint Training Program. As the beloved originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, Jack Canfield fostered the emergence of inspirational anthologies as a genre - and watched it grow to a billion dollar market. As the driving force behind the development and delivery of more than 123 million books sold through the Chicken Soup for the Soul® franchise (and over 500 million copies in print worldwide), Jack Canfield is uniquely qualified to talk about success. His proven formula for success reached global acclaim with his most recent National Bestseller, The Success Principles™: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. For his fascinating story, listen at: www.SpeakingofWealth.com.
Jack is a multiple New York Times bestselling author, including titles such as The Power of Focus, The Aladdin Factor, Dare to Win, You’ve Got to Read This Book! and The Key to Living the Law of Attraction. He is the Founder and Chairman of The Canfield Training Group in Santa Barbara, California, which trains entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and motivated individuals how to accelerate the achievement of their personal and professional goals. Jack is also the founder of The Foundation for Self-Esteem in Westlake Village, California, which provides self-esteem resources and trainings to social workers, welfare recipients and human resource professionals. Jack wrote and produced the Goals Program, a video training program for California welfare recipients. To date, the program has been responsible for helping 450,000 people get off welfare.
Jack is a featured teacher in the movie “The Secret”, “The Opus”, “The Cure”, "The Tapping Solution”, and “Yes IS the Destination...No is How You Get There.” He has recently been filmed for inclusion in two more films entitled “Discover the Gift” and “Awakening.”
Jack has also been a featured guest on more than 1,000 radio and television programs in nearly every major market worldwide - many of them on a repeat basis. A sample of these shows include Oprah, Montel, Larry King Live, 20/20, Inside Edition, The Today Show, Fox and Friends, The CBS Evening News, The NBC Nightly News, Eye to Eye, CNN's Talk Back Live!, PBS, QVC and many others.
Wed, 15 January 2014
Renee Glover is the Chair of Habitat for Humanity's International Board of Directors and former CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority. She joins the show to explain the mission of Habitat for Humanity and the services it offers to people in need.
Habitat for Humanity just built its 800,000th home. It's on track to take care of one million families in need of affordable housing by the end of 2015. Glover tells us about the types of homes the organization builds.
Glover helped transform U.S. urban policy at the turn of the millennium. In 2000, she was appointed by the U.S. Congress to the Millennial Housing Commission, which was charged with providing legislative recommendations to Congress on national housing policy. She discusses the initiatives she passed and how they affected the 2008 mortgage crisis.
Visit Habitat for Humanity at www.habitat.org
Wed, 18 December 2013
John L. Allen, Jr. is the Senior Correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter and author of, "The Global War on Christians: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Anti-Christian Persecution."
Allen tells us why the current Pope is rising in popularity. He adopted a tough new anti-money-laundering law and discusses its impact.
Allen believes Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world. He gives some representative examples of the kinds of suffering Christians around the world endure and common myths about the global war on Christians.
Visit the National Catholic Reporter at www.ncronline.org.
Tue, 26 November 2013
Rabbi D.B. Ganz is the author of "Uncommon Sense: The Talmud's Timeless Solutions to Political and Social Challenges."
He joins the episode to discuss how the US can strengthen its military while at the same time reign in its spending. He also explains how much of society the government should control and at what rate people should be taxed.
He also touches on the following questions:
- To what extent should the U.S. regulate employer/employee agreements?
- How much is government interfering with private sector business activity?
- What should the U.S. do about its entitlement spending?
Find out more about Rabbi Ganz at www.rabbiganz.com.
Tue, 24 September 2013
Chad Hovind is the Senior Pastor of the Horizon Community Church and author of, "Godonomics: How to Save Our Country - and Protect Your Wallet - Through Biblical Principles of Finance." Hovind shares some of his Biblical principles to finance in this interview.
He explains God's requirements for financial success - in personal lives as well as in the affairs of our nation. He also describes how free-market capitalism is upheld in Scripture.
Wed, 18 September 2013
Dr. Benjamin Wiker is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute and the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He's the Author of "Worshipping the State: How Liberalism Became Our State Religion."
Dr. Wiker believes we are creeping towards worship of the state. He explains why lliberals aren't more critical of Islam and why they hate Christianity. The very liberal Obama Administration apparently ignored the explicit, written warnings in 2012 from a Saudi Arabian official about the soon-enough-to-be Boston bomber, Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Find out more about Benjamin Wiker at www.benjaminwiker.com.
Thu, 5 September 2013
Craig Bergman is Newt Gingrich's former political director in Iowa and President of Patriots for Christ and No More Wimp Outs PAC. He's out with a new documentary that sheds light on the certain damage Agenda 21 will wreck on our liberties while doing nothing to improve or support environmentally friendly policies. In the film, he suggests some sensible policies that will lead to both environmental and economic prosperity?
Bergman also discusses Patriots for Christ and how it educates and motivates people to live better financially.
Tue, 23 April 2013