Immigration is one of the most difficult topics to discuss in the U.S. today. In this episode, Stephen addresses the serious flaws in the United States’ standard operating procedures of holding and treating illegal immigrants as American criminals under U.S. criminal law. This flawed policy results in parent/child separation with [read more]
Travis asks, “What is Christian statesmanship?” In this episode, Stephen shares several Biblically-based answers to the question through addressing foundational Christian theology and reflecting on great leaders and events from history. Discover why Christian statesmanship matters and why it should be understood by people of all backgrounds.
July 1, 2019 marked the longest period that the US economy has gone without a recession. We’re at a 50-year unemployment rate low. Naturally, the doomsayers are coming out of the woodwork and predicting a turn for the worse. Nobody knows what will happen, but Stephen believes a modulation is [read more]
Stephen has written on the faith of several former Presidents, including George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Abraham Lincoln. In this podcast, he addresses the reasons why his most recent book is not called The Faith of Donald Trump. Discover how religious figures like Paula White and Norman Vincent Peale (author of The Power [read more]
At surface level, the economy appears to be stronger than ever. But those who understand economic trends know how to interpret the bellwether, namely, the current state of debt. Commercial and consumer debt is in trouble and sending some disconcerting signals about the future. In the first quarter of 2019, [read more]
There’s something troubling the Southern Baptist Church, and the discussion is rippling out into the rest of the evangelical world and beyond. The issue: whether women (specifically Beth Moore, in this case) should be able to teach men. Stephen addresses the issue from several angles in this podcast episode. Image [read more]
On June 17, 2015, a young man walked into Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, SC, sat through a prayer meeting and Bible study, then pulled out a gun and killed nine black people who had just shown him love and hospitality. Amazingly, within 48 hours the surviving families of the [read more]