With the last episode of 2018, Ryan and Phillip take some time to look back at the four most important stories of the year.
RPCR broadcasts from the annual West Metro Community Church Christmas Party.
The guys are back from their Thanksgiving break and they are blessed to be joined by Raymond Dix Jr., the pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Ft. Wayne, IN. In their conversation, they talk about the ministries at PBC, and the successes that Pastor Dix has had in the realm of racial reconciliation.
HHIEOY: Remembering the 41st President.
Senator Lankford Joins Phillip Larsen and Jeremy Coleman for an exclusive interview with Crossover Radio. They discuss Senator Lankford's ministry, the issues surrounding immigration reform, global refugees, and debt/deficits.
Our NIF interview with Zach Szmara & Liz Dong at the National Immigration Forum's Leading the Way event.
Crossover Radio's exclusive interview with Eric Costanzo at the National Immigration Forum's Leading the Way event.
Ryan and Phillip discuss the devastating wildfires in California and how they are just as disastrous as any hurricane. And of course, they talk about why this matters to the church.
Ryan - No, there isn't a grand conspiracy to steal elections.
Phillip - Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber gives devastating advice on pornography.
Segments 4 & 5 - Jeremy Coleman joins Phillip to recap the most recent trip to Washington DC.
Ryan and Phillip recap the Midterm Elections from this week (and yes, they were this week!). Together they discuss the 'winners and losers', as well as the implications for the church as the divide between urban and rural communities, grows.
HHIEOY: Civics is evidently harder than we realize.
Segment 4: For those who are Veterans, our deepest and most heartfelt thanks!
Adam Estle of the National Immigration Forum and Alan Cross of the Evangelical Immigration Table join the guys to talk about the Migrant Caravans that are making their way through Mexico and (reportedly) to the United States Border. The four of them go over the facts as they know it, the policy as it is currently enforced, and the response that the church should give.
Ryan: The politics and convictions of young people!
Phillip: The solemn act of voting
The Dallas Cowboys traded for who?
The events of the week have forced Ryan and Phillip to examine not only the events of the week but to revisit the very reason that they started this show in the first place. Join the guys as they dissect the shooting at Kroger in Kentucky, the Mail Bombs around the country, and the Synagogue shooting in Pennsylvania.
Our friend Andy Harrison joins RPCR and he is ready to talk more than just student ministry!
Washington Post Reporter and Saudi national Jamal Khashoggi went into the Saudi Arabia consulate in Turkey and never walked out. He is presumed to be murdered and the Saudi Arabian government is implicated in the killing. Ryan and Phillip give the background as we know it and talk about why this matters to the church.
HHIEOY: Ryan: Steven Furtick at LifeChurch
Phillip: The Proud Boys
Segment 4: A tribute to our fallen friend 2 years later.
As much as Ryan and Phillip wanted to avoid it, we have to talk about the Kavanaugh Confirmation aftermath.
HHIEOY - Phillip: Trump and how he got his wealth in regards to the NYT article.
Ryan: The Atlantic and another Republican publicly disowns the party.
Segment 4: Mike Stoops is fired as OU Defensive Coordinator
Ryan and Phillip spend the entire hour with Karen Swallow Prior to discuss her new book "On Reading Well"
The news of the week produced the hashtag #WhyIDidntReport. Without discussing the merits of the accusation against Judge Kavanaugh, the guys discuss the greater impact of the case of sexual assault victims not reporting their attackers. Join the guys as they work through this incredible sensitive material.
HHIEOY: The New York Times releases a story that DAG Rod Rosenstein had offered to wear a wire tap and help the cabinet invoke the 25th amendment.
Segment 4: How to encourage your pastor.
The news regarding the investigation in the Trump campaign will not relent as former campaign chair Paul Manafort cuts a deal with the Mueller team.
Segment 3, we are joined by Rachel Larsen to discuss some of the news regarding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.
Segment 4 and the fall routine has returned to us.
Bob Woodward and an anonymous author for a New York Times Op-Ed writer present what could be the most embarrassing week to date for this administration. Ryan and Phillip get to the bottom of why this is a problem and why it matters.
HHIEOY: Nike releases its new ad and everyone loses their mind. Both Ryan and Phillip examine the freak out over both the ad and the new spokesman.
Segment 4: FOOTBALL!!!!
It was a historic week for the Trump presidency. Before we even get to the news week that was, we must take time to remember Senator John McCain. Rest well, Senator, and thank you for your devotion to the United States.
This week saw the president's lawyer and the president's campaign chair become convicted felons. The implications of this week are numerous. The boys attempt to cover some of them in the time allotted.
It seems like August is for "stupid news!" This year, August does not disappoint. Walk through the events of the last week with the boys as they explore the perils of electing a reality TV star as president.
Ryan: John McArthur takes aim at "social justice"
Phillip: Privatizing the Afghanistan Conflict
Segment 4: The queen of soul is dead. Aretha Franklin remembered.
The "Unite the Right" rally in Washington DC on the anniversary of the Charlottesville events of 2017 came with lots of concern and curiosity. Ryan and Phillip discuss the paltry attendance and the inappropriate behavior of the counter-protestors.
Phillip takes to task Missouri Democrats
Ryan speaks to the president about his continued attacks on NFL players
This week on RPCR, the fellas discuss Pope Francis changing the Catholic Church's position regarding the death penalty. As we are comprehensively pro-life this is an issue that requires close examination.
Phillip: POTUS v. LeBron
Ryan: Commissioning art in the church
Welcome to the last week of 2018 without football.
Riley Prather is a church planter and pastor in Putnam Connecticut. He is in OKC and joins Ryan and Phillip to discuss how ministering in New England is different than in Oklahoma.
If you are interested in being a part of the church planting movement in New England, please contact Riley at:
Phillip is once again joined by Senator Inhofe (R-OK) to talk about the events and news of the day.
Thanks to the Senator and his office for the time!
Ryan, Phillip, and even engineer Danny are back in studio. The guys return just in time to react to the meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin in Helsinki Finland. They cover what happened, give their thoughts, and tell you why this matters.
Phillip: Mueller Investigation Update
Ryan: WaPo article discussing how President Trump has changed how some churches preach.
Ryan celebrates a birthday.
Crossover GM and Founder Jeremy Coleman is on for Ryan to talk about the President's trip to meet with NATO, Prime Minister May of England, Queen Elizabeth, and the meeting with Russian President Putin tomorrow. They talk about the concerns they have with the President's action and foreign policy, and (of course) how the church is affected.
In Segments 3 & 4, Jeremy and Phillip discuss the 1 year anniversary of Crossover Radio.