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Christians Go Over the Walls the Left Keep Putting Up

Christians Go Over the Walls the Left Keep Putting Up

Show Summary: Storytelling is incredibly powerful. We’re hard-wired for it. Is that why the political Far Left, Facebook, Twitter, and Hollywood are all trying to censor the Right—especially Christians? (Jump to podcast…)

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Original Air Dates: Oct. 26th & 27th, 2019 | Dallas Jenkins & James Hirsen

This Week: There are many breaking news stories this week that center on the Flynn case and those who were in power that manipulated events, and then the messaging, to create illusions through storytelling techniques. It’s in the same vein of Disinformation, which we’ve recently covered. This week we take a break from all the breaking news of the Russian collusion hoax, except for one thing, how storytelling is usually won by the far-left.

Using Storytelling Techniques over Facts

People love a good story and if it’s presented well and is intriguing, it becomes believable. To the point that stories can become more believable (and certainly more memorable) than the reality.

Is this why mainstream media stories have taken on the fascination of a reality TV show? They’re staged with heroes and villains in ways that borrow from storytelling techniques to make their version of the story more believable than the facts themselves. Like Trump and Ukraine quid pro quo.

Hollywood: Epicenter of Storytelling

The political Left does this with far more skill than the Right. Hollywood certainly knows this with the billions they make off of storytelling. And that’s where they get you twice, because many times when news stories become too much reality TV, folks turn to “entertainment” as a way to escape—only to be listening to storytelling that often goes against their beliefs and values.

Hollywood has created a vacuum of messaging when Christians allowed the Far Left to take control and stopped going to movies (like who can blame them?), which allowed Hollywood to gravitate to their liberal counterparts in politics and the media.

Going over the Walls: The Chosen

But as in the story of David and Goliath, small nuggets of Christian storytelling continued to rise through the noise. And Christians are finding ways around the Hollywood paradigm. Enter Dallas Jenkins—director of the series, The Chosen—who raised $10 million dollars online, the largest amount ever from online crowd-sourcing for a film series.

The Chosen is a tremendous series about the life of Jesus told from a unique perspective. Staying out of Hollywood’s normal methods for creating and distributing a film, Mr. Jenkins went directly to the people, who in turn stood up to support this incredible project. And it paid off.

The Chosen: Breaking Down Barriers

With the funding he needed, Jenkins created a stunning series with all of the production value you’d see in even more expensive projects, like Amazon’s Jack Ryan series. Created as a multi-season series, the first four episodes are now free to view if you go to thechosen.tv, where you can download it as an app, watch it on your laptop, or stream to your TV.

Tune in this week to hear what has made this series so successful and why, with hundreds of films and TV shows already out there about Jesus, theirs has been such a success.

Hirsen: Why Hollywood Targets Christians

Then we welcome back James Hirsen, who continues the discussion of the different ways filmmakers, that Hollywood studios don’t support, are using to get their storytelling into the mainstream. He discusses the shift in the way stories will reach consumers in this evolving technical world—and how the far-left has been able to maximize their hold on Hollywood, through culture and lifestyle.

Hollywood and The Left’s Censorship

But with all these fascinating stories and their end-around on Hollywood, there is a deeper movement by the Far Left to censor the political Right and especially Christians. Censorship is the new weapon in their attacks. We’ve already by Democrat candidates like Kamala Harris to actually censor the President of the United States from Twitter, (which would force him to use the Leftist media to try to talk to the American people.

Make no mistake. This is not mere “persuasion” attempts. This is a genuine effort to silence opposition of the Left. (See every socialist and communist nation ever.) And the Left and Hollywood are getting support for their censorship from an unlikely place.

Tune in to hear what happened when one director decided to push back.

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  • Download the first four episodes of The Chosen by heading to TheChosen.tv
  • Fox News: “’The Chosen’ $10M crowdfunded show out now: ‘Experience Jesus in a way that’s never been done before’” (April 16, 2019
  • James Hirsen’s bestselling book is Tales from the Left Coast
  • His articles can be found at JamesHirsen.com
Jesus in the Passover: the Symbolism Jews Overlook in the Seder Meal

Jesus in the Passover: the Symbolism Jews Overlook in the Seder Meal

Show Summary: An interview with Dan Sered of Jews for Jesus on the symbolism of Jesus—yes, Jesus—in that most holy of Jewish feasts: Passover. Tune in! Your next Communion won’t be the same.

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Air Dates: Apr 20 & 21, 2019 | Dan Sered

This Week: Despite no shortage of political news this week, we are taking a break from it all to celebrate Easter.  But this week, Friday at sundown, was also Passover. Did you know that the symbolism within Passover’s sacred meal, the Seder Feast, point to Jesus as the Messiah? Our guest thinks so. We’re pleased to welcome for the first time to our show Dan Sered, COO of Jews for Jesus on the symbolism of Jesus in the Passover. 

Passover Meal: The Origins of Communion

As Christians, we all know about Communion. It’s a meal many Christians celebrate monthly or even weekly. But how much do you really know about Passover, which is the origin for Communion?

As the name implies, Jews for Jesus is an organization of Jews who believe that Jesus was and is the Messiah. We invite Dan on to walk us through the Passover meal, how it’s celebrated and the many deep traditions within the highly structured and ordered Seder meal.

For thousands of years, Jews embraced the prophecies of the Old Testament that would reveal the Messiah. But as you’ll hear, so much of the Passover meal itself—this most sacred meal so central to Judaism—actually symbolize and point to the very Messiah they’ve rejected. Jesus. You’ll also hear the struggle many Jews go through when (as other Jews see it) they “leave” the faith.

Symbolism of Jesus in the Passover

Join us to hear the traditions and symbolism of this sacred meal. We reflect on the symbolism, its ties to Christianity, and how the routine and order taken throughout Passover represent God has laid out a plan and process for our life and salvation.

Your next Communion won’t be the same. 

As we start this very holiest of celebrations, we wish you all a very wonderful Easter weekend!

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Related Info

  • Seed of Abraham (seedofabraham.net)
  • Descendants of Lost Tribe of Manasseh return to Israel (Jerusalem Journal, Feb 24, 2017) *“In Israel, there are more than three thousand members of the tribe of Manasseh who have returned over the years. This year they will be joined by another 700.”
  • Shavei Israel – https://shavei.org
  • “Lost Tribe” of Manasseh Returns to Israel (The Berean Call, Oct. 2007): “Ezekiel 36 and 37 declares that Judah and Israel shall be joined as one in the regathering. This is true today. Ezekiel’s famed vision of the Valley of the Dry Bones is unquestionably the monumental Biblical fulfillment of the 20th century.”
  • For fun: Doesn’t Egyptian Chronology Prove the Bible is Unreliable? Via Answers in Genesis).
Socialism’s ties to Islam Part 1

Socialism’s ties to Islam Part 1

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Show Summary: This week we explore socialism’s ties to Islam. Are the two new Muslim Congresswomen jihadists? We get answers form a former jihadist.

Original Air Dates: March 9 & 10, 2019 | Kamal Saleem

This week: In the first of a two-part show, we open our discussion with Kamal Saleem, about the ties between socialism and Islam. Kamal is a former cultural jihadist who converted to Christianity after he’d come to America to destroy it from withing. This week, our focus is: Are there jihadists in Congress?

There are a lot of similarities between the two political philosophies (and, yes, Islam is a political ideology). They both believe in the supremacy of their own ideology. They both believe in collectivism. They both believe in killing the opposition. But it doesn’t stop there.

Our talk with Kamal takes some interesting and surprising turns.

We talk with him about hte two newly elected Congresswomen who are both Muslims. Ilhan Omar has received the bulk of the attention with her anti-Semetic tweets but Rashid Talib is every bit as radical. Both are socialists.

In past I Spy Radio shows, we’ve wondered about the two ideologies—socialism and Islam. They are very similar in their world view (except on societal issues). Both use similar tactics and strategies to further their goals. Lying, obfuscation. Promising one thing and delivering another. Dividing society into groups and making them hate one another. Both socialism and Islam target the same segments of society—the disaffected and disgruntled.

Did you know where Hitler got his ideas on how to cope with “the Jewish problem”?

Tune in to hear the surprising ties between socialism and Islam— from a former cultural jihadist’s experience and viewpoint.

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Socialism’s Ties to Islam Part 2

Socialism’s Ties to Islam Part 2

Show Summary: In our ongoing series to expose socialism, we continue our look at socialism’s ties to Islam, especially radical Islam. We look at Hitler’s ties to the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, and the founding of the Muslim Brotherhood. We also dig into what’s happening right now in the United Kingdom and France when former cultural jihadist, Kamal Saleem, revisits areas in the U.K. that he’d been sent to back in the 1970s.

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Original Air Dates: March 16 & 17, 2019 | Kamal Saleem

On this week’s show we continue our talk with Kamal Saleem to discuss socialism’s ties with and similarities to radical Islam. Kamal is a former cultural jihadist who had been commissioned by a Saudi prince to go to America and destroy it from within.He has since converted to Christianity and it is now his life’s mission to wake up the Church and America to the dangers of radical Islam. His mission now is to see “Ishmael redeemed.”

But prior to being sent to the U.S., Kamal had first been sent to the United Kingdom in the 1970s. He recently had an opportunity to visit those areas where he had set up jihadist cells. Tune in to hear what he saw and the fruits of his labors.

We also talk with him about the surprising foundation of the Muslim Brotherhood, which got its founding money from a surprising source.

Also: Don’t miss Kamal’s discussion about why Muslims are invading Europe, and the surprising answer to getting them to stop.

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Disinformation Part 1 – The War that Didn’t End

Disinformation Part 1 – The War that Didn’t End

Show Summary: The Deep State? Fake News? It’s real. And Disinformation is the thread that ties them all together. Former head of Romanian counter-intelligence agency reveals how and why.

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Original Air Dates: Oct. 20 & 21, 2018 | Ron Rychlak

If you’ve ever looked around at the chaos in America today and thought, “this… just isn’t how America used to be,” you’re right. And if you’ve ever thought America is under attack… you’re also right.

Welcome to the world of disinformation. It’s a war that started in 1945 and did not end with the end of the Cold War. Except now instead of Soviet Bloc agents, it’s being waged by socialists and communists right here in America.

Disinformation

On this week’s show, we get a glimpse at what’s really going on. How America has slowly and steadily been under attack, thanks to a counter-intelligence program that started in 1945 but has roots in Russia long before the Soviet Union.

Lt. General Ion Mihai Pacepa, who defected to the U.S., was the head of Romania counter-intelligence and oversaw its disinformation program. He recruited agents to work their way into prominent places in Western society— universities. The Media. Government. Politicians. And their job was to create disinformation that would undermine and destroy Western society.

The purpose was to create doubt and suspicion about the West’s — especially America’s — founding principles. To undermine freedom, free-market capitalism, and especially religion. Even about our own history.

Disinformation was so effective, it essentially rewrote history they’d just lived through. The agents of disinformation managed to destroy the public image of Pope Pius XII, effectively labeling him “Hitler’s Pope” when the exact opposite was the true history.

Disinformation: Part I

Disinformation book coverOn this week’s show, we talk with Ronald Rychlak, the co-author of Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism (available via Amazon.com).  In this week’s show, we get an overview of disinformation, what it is, and why it’s far more sinister than either propaganda or misinformation.

On this week’s show, you’ll hear how disinformation is pervasive and get some examples of how disinformation was effective in the past.

Like how a certain returning Vietnam veteran bought the disinformation campaign to discredit America in Vietnam and ended up throwing his medals over the White House fence.

You’ll come away with a better understanding of the Deep State and Fake News. Not to mention how reality is twisted (like the whole “Russian collusion” story line) to undermine America’s institutions and principles.

You’ll also hear tie-ins to so many previous I Spy Radio shows: Deep State, socialism, fake news, the media, even radical Islam.

And be sure to come back next week when we look at specific examples of disinformation. Plus, whatever happened to all those Soviet agents that were recruited and released into the West?

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  • Get a copy of Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism (available via Amazon.com). You will want a copy of this.
  • Russian ‘dezinformatsiya’ throws U.S. politics into chaos (The Globe and Mail, January 11, 2017)
It’s Our Battle Too: Christian Persecution Around the World

It’s Our Battle Too: Christian Persecution Around the World

Show Summary: Christian persecution is largely unreported in the mainstream media, in part because it doesn’t fit the narrative. But Americans need to stand up for Christians. Why? Because it’s not just an attack on innocent people, it’s an attack on our foundations. We talk with David Curry. president and CEO of Open Doors USA, to shine the light on what Christians endure for their faith and how Americans can help.

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Air Dates: May 5 & 6, 2018 | David Curry of Open Doors USA

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This Week:  60 years ago a then-little-known man, Brother Andrew, stood up to help those Christians being persecuted in Russia when he smuggled bibles across Russia’s border.  His story of risking everything to bring hope to persecuted Christians behind the Iron Curtain was made famous in the book, God’s Smuggler, and became the starting point for Open Doors USA.

Christian Persecution

On this weekend’s show, we’re talking about Christian persecution.

In the larger context, it’s about standing up for yourself. For your beliefs. It’s about standing your ground, not giving ground. And it’s about doing so when standing your ground could cost you your life.

Here in America, we’re blessed to be mostly free of persecution. But there is definitely discrimination against Christians. And discrimination is the seed that, if allowed to grow, will become persecution.

America is under assault; especially our values and religious heritage. And that’s a tue shame. In a cruel and senseless world, God is the only thing that makes sense. Our American heritage is built on that faith. To attack the religious underpinnings of our heritages and to remove God is to leave the next generation without the foundations they need to stand on, to make sense of the senseless.  It is removing the landmarks on the journey.

Without the Judeo-Christian heritage, without Christianity, there would be no America.

Open Doors USA: Fghting Christian Persecution Around the World

David Curry, CEO and President of Open Doors USA, takes us through the types of attacks Christians are experiencing around the globe. We discuss why America is so connected to this global fight, why it’s our fight too, and how America’s very founding is so deeply rooted in Judeo-Christian beliefs.

But it’s not only about what Christians endure in other countries, where being a Christian can land you in jail and far worse.

Instead, this week’s show will give you a glimpse into the amazing faith, service, and example of how these persecuted Christians, in the worst of conditions, stand tall in even the most punishing of countries.  Jailed, starved, beaten, or worse there are men and women who live to fight another day to bring their message of God’s love to places where you would think the message could not be heard.

And don’t miss David talking about Open Doors’ efforts to work with the Trump administration, fighting back against discrimination right here in America, and the different ways you too can stand tall and help those who live in fear of standing on their own.

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Our guest’s website Open Doors USA

Christian Persecution in North Korea

Christian Persecution in Nigeria:

Christian Persecution in Egypt:

Ways you can help persecuted Christians through Open Doors USA:

Related Links and Information on Christian Persecution

Three Years Later, Desecration of 215 Christian Graves Declared ‘Hate Crime’ (Breitbart News, Apr 30, 2018)

Deliver Emergency Resources to Persecuted Christians in Nigeria (Sarah’s Story)

The top 10 worst countries for Christian persecution (America: The Jesuit Review, Jan 11, 2018)

Hopes of Islam coming True?

Hopes of Islam coming True?

Show Summary: In the birthplace of Free Speech, the U.K., citizens are quickly losing their right of free speech. Activists are being jailed. Journalists expelled or banned from Britain. Facebook and Twitter urged to ban “hateful” posts. The one thing all these have in common? Islam. Are Muslims beheading Free Speech?

Jump to links section (Peter Sweden, Ravi Zacharias, Koome Ministries, articles mentioned, and more)

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Air Dates: March 17 & 18, 2018 | Kamal Saleem

This Week:  Kamal Saleem entered the United States after being commissioned by a Saudi Prince to destroy it from within.  His intent? To undermine society and American culture and heritage through the training he’s received from the PLO and Muslim Brotherhood.

The goal was to pave the way for Islam to take over by undermining our Constitutional rights such as free speech.  Thankfully, Kamal saw the light and not works to expose the tactics and strategies jihadists use to wage war on other countries—not just through open warfare but subtle, cultural attacks.

What better way to do that then to swamp countries with “immigrants” and “refugees” that build communities that fight with law enforcement at every turn?

Follow Peter Sweden on Twitter to hear first hand what has happened to Sweden and their loss of Free Speech

Is the West Losing the War on Free Speech?

This past week there have been many flare-ups throughout the world that caught our attention.  Especially so when you think about freedom of speech.

Case in point, Dr. Tim Ball has seen his life dramatically changed in Canada due to multiple lawsuits filed against him—all because he dared to speak out about global warming when he questioned the validity of the science.

Free speech in Canada? Not so much.

That’s right. The scientific community, the foundation of which is asking questions is shutting down the right of a fellow scientist for daring to question the establishment’s position.

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Free Speech Dying in the UK

This is free speech in the UK. Journalist Laura Southern banned from entry into the UK
This is free speech in the UK. Journalist Laura Southern banned from entry into the UK

England was the forerunner of many of America’s rights through English common laws and philosophies, which grew into one of our most cherished rights: the freedom of speech.

But it’s dying in England.

The concept of Free Speech, as we know it today, originated in England. Before the English Bill of Rights in 1689, you could exercise your right of Free Speech but it could get you killed for what you said.

Islamic Takeover of the UK

But since the rapid rise in Muslim immigration into England—and no, not all Muslim immigrants are bad—there have been a strong effort to end Free Speech. Right now, there is a concerted effort to replace freedom speech with Muslim ideology.

Wait. What?

Yes. In the UK, freedom of speech is being strangled by Muslims. How? By ensuring no one is able to criticize or speak up against Islam. And that includes speaking out against the crimes committed by Muslims.

Examples of Losing Free Speech

Muslims vs free speech. Behead those who insult Islam.In London, Muslim Mayor Kahn, is asking that Facebook and Twitter take a strong stance to eliminate what he considers “hate speech” from users’ posts.  But he only points to posts that criticize him or Islamic beliefs. Also, three journalists were recently banned from even entering the U.K. when they wanted to talk to so-called hate groups that are trying to raise the alarm about what is happening to England in the wake of mass immigration.

What has happened to the birthplace of Free Speech?

Islamic Attacks on Free Speech are Real

With that we welcome our guest, Kamal Saleem, to examine these worldwide occurrences in other countries and in the US, on how the Islamic beliefs are trying to take down our right to voice opinions that may be unpopular to some Muslim populations.

We examine England, Sweden, Israel, South Africa, and America (think Texas bombings) as we look at some very current actions that have impacted many citizens and their abilities to speak freely without recrimination or even jail.

FBI Whistleblowers in Las Vegas Shooting: It’s ISIS

And there is news about the Las Vegas mass shooting that points to ISIS—exactly what we had talked with Kamal about months ago.

That previous show with Kamal: The Las Vegas Mass Shooting — Former Jihadist Reveals what FBI & Media are Ignoring

What’s it say about Free Speech here in America if our own government agencies are afraid to say anything against Islam or known terrorist groups like ISIS.

Radical Islam vs Free SpeechThere is a war on free speech.

That’s what it says.

In the UK. In the US. And it’s spreading. What we’re seeing in so many countries, are people actually being jailed for speaking up and about what is happening in their countries.

And if you think that can’t happen or won’t ever get that bad here in the US consider our own Deep State and its election spying.  Had Hillary gotten the reins to the White House, it is almost certain that radical Muslims would be in powerful seats controlling our governmental agencies.

Be thankful. And tune in to hear what is coming if we don’t turn this around.

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  • Kamal’s website is koomeministries.com. Consider supporting him with a donation! He is out there on the front line, fighting for Christians and trying to warn America about the dangers of Islam
    • Church leaders and political leaders, be sure to check out his many resources!
  • You can follow Kamal Saleem on Twitter
  • Take a look through Peter Sweden’s twitter feed. You’ll get a good taste of what cultural jihad looks like and the devastation of a country
  • Ravi Zacharias video: only a Judeo-Christian heritage could have given rise to the Declaration of Independence. His ministry site is Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, RZIM.org.
  • Sadiq Khan Warns Silicon Valley on ‘Hate Speech’ and Fake News, Blames Donald Trump (Breitbart, Mar 12, 2018)
  • The mayor of London read racist tweets about himself during SXSW as a plea for Facebook and Twitter to stop hate speech (Business Insider, Mar 12, 2018)
  • FBI Insiders Blow Whistle on Massive Las Vegas Cover Up; Agents Told Not to Investigate Key Evidence Including ISIS Terror Link to Mandalay Bay Massacre (True Pundit, Mar. 12, 2018)
  • ‘We are not calling for the slaughter of white people – at least for now’: South African parliament votes to SEIZE white-owned land as experts warn of violent repercussions (Daily Mail, Feb 28, 2018)
  • Florida teen slits the throat of his victims, claims he was doing what Islam expects of him: to kill the enemies of Islam. Video report from Laura Loomer.

A Jupiter (Florida) teenager said his Muslim faith led him to fatally stab a boy on his 13th birthday and injure two others at a sleepover. Palm Beach Post, March 13, 2018

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Trump’s Jerusalem — The Key to Peace in the Middle East?

Trump’s Jerusalem — The Key to Peace in the Middle East?

Show Summary: The mainstream media was too busy spewing anti-Trump propaganda to notice how “Trump’s Jerusalem” may have profoundly positive and long-term results. We talk with a former jihadist to learn how Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, combined with some unreported events in the Middle East, may open the door in real peace in Israel. Perhaps even the rebuilding of the Jewish Temple.

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Air Dates: December 9 & 10, 2017 | Kamal Saleem

A former jihadist reveals why “Trump’s Jerusalem” combined with some unreported developments in the Middle East will open the door in real peace in Israel.

This week, President Trump decided to put a foot down on death-by-committee and officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. After years of promises from past presidents, President Trump directed the State Department to begin the process of moving the United States embassy to Jerusalem. The result from countries such as Turkey was outrage. Fires of anger started raging as Muslims responded to a long time promise of the mid 1990’s.

Not surprisingly, the anti-Trump media also tried to ignite their own firestorm. Except they are completely missing why this is such a historic moment and the key pieces of the puzzle that are suddenly now in play. Even the Trump-friendly media like Fox News and Breitbart are missing these key puzzle pieces. But don’t worry; we have the answers.

Trump’s Jerusalem: A New Era of Peace in Israel?

We pull in our expert on Middle East issues: former Jihadist, Kamal Saleem, who was born in Beirut, Lebanon, to give us insights into the reasons why Muslims are exploding over President Trump’s decision—but also why there is real reason to believe peace may come to Israel as a result of these puzzle pieces that the media is completely missing.  Because Kamal is fluent in Arabic and Hebrew, he is able to give us information you won’t hear in the main stream media. So, tune to find out why this decision to move the embassy is one of the most historic decisions of modern time.

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Related Links

  • Supreme Court lets full Trump travel ban take effect (CNN, Dec. 5, 2017)
  • Christians flee growing persecution in Africa and Middle East (The Guardian, Jan. 12, 2017)
  • Pence, persecuted Middle Eastern Christians need your platform (The Hill, Dec. 4, 2017)
  • As U.S. commitment to persecuted Christians wavers, Russia steps in (Crux, Dec. 5, 2017)
  • Theresa May ‘will challenge’ Trump over his controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital in a showdown call after their diplomatic spat over Britain First tweet (Daily Mail, Dec. 6, 2017)

 

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly — and The Redemeed

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly — and The Redemeed

Show Summary: This week, we take a break from our usual focus on Big Government. It’s not as if politics doesn’t have fiction and fantasy but we’re taking a look at Hollywood—and especially the Christian film industry.

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Original Air Dates: Aug. 12 & 13, 2017 | Bobby Downes & James Hirsen

With it being August, and with everyone focused on recreation, this week we take a break from politics to take a look at movies and film making. Not that there isn’t a lot of fiction in politics, of course. In particular we look at a growing segment of the film industry: the Christian film market.

Christian Film Industry

This is an enormous market. There are tens of millions of people in this market segment who’d like to watch films without all the explicit sex, swearing, and lack of morals that are standard in so many of Hollywood’s films today.

Beyond the Mask - a Christian film industry productionWhile Hollywood is aware of this market, they have difficulty reaching it. All too often, it’s because they simply don’t understand it because they don’t have the same viewpoints or background. It’s like the NY Times, trying to write news stories for Conservatives. A lot of times, it just doesn’t work. The author doesn’t have the same mindset and just can’t resist getting in a dig at the very people they claim they’re trying to reach.

Beyond the Mask -The leading mercenary for the British East India Company, Will Reynolds has just been double-crossed and now is on the run in the American Colonies. Read more…

To learn about the Christian film market we turn to the experts that do get it. Our first guest, Bobby Downes, is the CEO and founder of ChristianCienema.com, a marketplace for Christian films made by Christians for Christians. Think of it as the iTunes for Christian movies. We discuss the difficulties facing Christians in Hollywood, and how his company has been a driving force behind raising the quality standards  for Christian films. It used to be Christian films were seen as second-rate or poor quality but a quick look at their site will dispel that notion. Instead, these Christian films understand Middle America, and use film to communicate the positive messages of Christianity through entertaining, high-quality feature films.

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James Hirsen

Then we talk with James Hirsen about the continuing nonsense in Hollywood and why they don’t put out top Christian movies like they did in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Is there really a hostility there or is it hype?  We discuss the notion of being blackballed for exercising free speech, California’s secessionist movement (yes, they really are pushing it) and their continuing confusion over why Trump won. Here’s a hint: now they’re actively recruiting “movie stars” to run for office. Is there a chance they could win?

Perhaps they’re getting mixed up on the difference between being popular and populist politics.

Links Mentioned

  • Free movie credit from Christian Cinema! Download a movie on them just for trying them out! No commitments, no monthly only ever pay for the movies you want.
  • Beyond the Mask (movie & trailer)
  • Check out ChristianCinema.com – think of them as the iTunes or Netflix of Christians films. Watch films on any device using their apps. (It worked great for us on the Amazon app for FireTV/Amazon Prime.)
  • Christian Cinema releases top one hundred picks (ChristianCinema.com)
  • James Hirsen’s article, Dems Seek out Celebrities to run for Office (Hirsen, Aug. 7th, 2017)

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The Real Location of the Jewish Temple

The Real Location of the Jewish Temple

Show Summary: Tradition and preconceived notions are hard to overcome. And nowhere is this more true than Jerusalem and the location of the Jewish Temple — the one built by Solomon and later rebuilt and expanded by Herod. Scholars and centuries of tradition say the location of the Jewish Temple was the Temple Mount where the Dome of the Rock stands. What if they’re all wrong?

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Air Dates: April 8 & 9, 2017 | David Sielaff

We’re joined this week by David Sielaff, the Director of the  Associates for Scriptural Knowledge (ASK). They were founded by Dr. Ernest L Martin, who was one of the leading proponents of the true site of the Jewish Temple being located in the original City of David. Dr Martin was the author of The Temples that Jerusalem Forgot.



Whether it’s politics or or the media or academia or even religion, each of these have their “experts.” And the experts are right and everyone else is wrong. Or at least not as right. And there is an incredible amount of arrogance that comes with that puffed up sense of self, which in turn creates a mental roadblock that prevents experts from seeing alternate possibilities.

Location of the Jewish Temple: The rock under the Dome of the Rock
The rock under the Dome of the Rock. Does this look like a threshing floor to you?

The Bible says the location of the Jewish Temple was over a threshing floor. This is what a threshing floor looks like
An actual ancient threshing floor. What David bought would have looked something like this.

Take the original location of the Jewish Temple. The one built by Solomon and then later rebuilt and greatly expanded by Herod the Great. The Bible says that King David bought some property on which to build the Temple: the threshing floor floor of a Jebusite (the Jebusites had settled Jerusalem before David conquered it). Centuries of tradition place it on the so called “Temple Mount” where the Dome of the Rock now stands.

But threshing floors were flat. And smooth. Because farmers would use shovels and rakes to toss the grain up into the air to separate the grain from the chaff, you’d want a smooth surface to make the shoveling part easier. Look at the pictures here. Does the rock under the Dome look at all like it could have been a threshing floor?

Location of the Jewish Temple

The Jews would like to rebuild their Temple. But the Dome blocks them from doing so because the Dome of the Rock is the third holiest site in Islam and tearing it down would start the third world war.

But what if all those experts are wrong? What if the original location of the Jewish temple wasn’t on the Dome of the Rock at all?

Tune in this week to find out why all those “experts” could be incredibly wrong—and just think what that means for the Jewish people.

Links Mentioned

  • David Sielaff’s organization: Associates for Scriptural Knowledge – askelm.com. There is a ton of good information here not only on the location of the Jewish Temple but lots more on the intertwining of history, science, and scripture

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Arguments supporting original location of the Jewish Temple (not on so-called “Temple Mount”)

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