In a reversal of position from 2016, Dr. Al Mohler announces that he will support Donald Trump for President. Ryan and Phillip discuss the reasons and implications for such a move, especially considering that the reasons he chose to not support him 4 years ago still exist.
Ryan - Harvard takes a cheap shot at home schoolers
Phillip - Balancing the economy and public health
Segment 4: 25th Anniversary of the OKC bombing.
In our first ever Easter Episode, Phillip interviews Ryan as a pastor at West Metro Community Church, Chris Gordon of FBC Hennessey, OK, and Cameron Whaley of Aspen Park Baptist Church (Broken Arrow, OK). In our conversation, they discuss the challenges of ministering in this time of pandemic.
Tonight, as Ryan social distances from the studio, he effectively interviews Phillip as a financial coach to talk about what you should do if you are facing a COVID19 furlough, slow down, or layoff.
Segment 4: Churches innovate.
In an uncertain week because of COVID 19, leaders of every stripe are making decisions to prevent the spread of COVID 19. Ryan and Phillip break down what has happened. More importantly, they ask and answer the question: what do we owe each other:
Phillip: NBA Players pick up the tab for arena employees.
Ryan: Can the lack of sports force us to engage more with our own communities.
Segment 4: Disney+ rushes Frozen 2 to stream. Where's The Rise of Skywalker??
Ryan and Phillip are back on the mic, and they breakdown the returns from Super Tuesday where Joe Biden had one of the most dramatic turnarounds in presidential primary election history.
And of course, they breakdown the greater implications of "Why This Matters"
Ryan - Michael Bloomberg couldn't buy the presidency
Phillip - Nathaniel Woods was executed by Alabama
Ryan gets ready for Ghana.
Phillip is riding solo tonight with Ryan in DC and Jay down with the flu.
Tonight, Phillip talks about the Coronavirus, the response that has been, and where we go from here.
HHIEOY: The Taliban deal
Segment 4: Baseball starts!
With Phillip down for the count because of sickness, Ryan flies solo. Tonight, all three segments are devoted to the actions of the SBC Executive Committee as it relates to the ERLC and Dr. Russell Moore.
Segment 4: The XFL is actually good football!
Rondell Trevino from The Immigration Coalition joins Ryan and Phillip to talk about his work in the immigration space and the greater pro-life movement.
Phillip is flying solo as both Jay and Ryan are out taking care of business. Tonight, he talks about the legacy of impeachment, the vote from Romney, and the precedent of an unleashed president.
Multiple stories ultimately landing on two Democratic Candidates telling pro-life Democrats to seek life elsewhere.
Segment 4: Super Bowl recap.
Filling in for Ryan is Crossover Media CEO Jeremy Coleman. Tonight we lead off with Kobe Bryant passing away tragically.
In an elongated segment 2, Phillip and Jeremy give an update on the impeachment proceedings.
Final segment: the importance of community.
Both Ryan and Phillip finally were able to get in the same room at the same time to talk about impeachment. They talk about what happens next and the predictions of what could happen. Of course they talk about "why this matters", but this time with a little twist.
Phillip: The Falkirk Mission Statement
Ryan: Buttigieg Religious Liberty Problem.
Segment 4: MLK Jr.
Greg Abbott decided to opt out of the refugee resettlement program. Ryan and Phillip Discuss.
Ryan: People still bring Paige Patterson out
Phillip: Planned Parenthood reports records.
The passing of Neal Peart
Back from the break and the boys are ready to tackle the news. And with the conflict with Iran brewing, there was plenty of news. Ryan and Phillip tackle the events of the last week and break down the serious implications.
Segment 3: The fallout from the Christianity Today article.
Segment 4: Jason Garrett finally gets the ax.
Karen Swallow Prior joins the fellas to discuss her move to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, the digging up of old controversies, and other news.
NOTE: we are taking our 2 week break to end the year.
Live from the 2019 West Metro Community Church Christmas Party
With Ryan out, Jay Knott steps up to sit in the chair. Tonight, we discuss the impeachment inquiry's progress to this point. As that inquiry progresses, Franklin Graham and Eric Metaxas draw their line in the sand.
HHIEOY: Secretary of the Navy resigns, and we give S. Korea a huge bill.
Segment 4: Jay and Phillip discuss Thanksgiving!
The immigration of Stephen Miller has infected some evangelical influences...most notably Todd Starnes. This poses a problem. Ryan and Phillip detail the problem.
HHIEOY: John Bel Edwards elected Governor of Louisiana.
Segment 4: Thanksgiving Traditions!
Ben Cole (@BaptistBlogger) joins Ryan and Phillip to discuss the Paige Patterson administration at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Below is the link to the documents referenced in the episode.
For the fourth time in our country, the United States House of Representatives opened a formal impeachment inquiry into a sitting president. Ryan and Phillip discuss the significance and the impact.
HHIEOY: RPCR to FBC Naples, FL staff: Hold. The. Line.
Segment 4: Daylight Savings Ends...it's dark.
Kanye West releases his album 'Jesus is King'. Ryan and Phillip deliver their thoughts and celebrate that Jesus got a hold of Kanye's lift.
HHIEOY: Al-Baghdadi killed.
Segment 4: Halloween!
This week, at the Truth Matters Conference at Grace Community Church, John MacArthur had some disparaging remarks about Beth Moore. This set off a bit of a storm in Christianity.
Phillip - Syria update.
Ryan - Mitt Romney finding his voice.
Segment 4 - Ryan's wife goes to NYC to go to IHOP?!?
In a dramatic shift, the United States has abandoned our Kurdish allies in Northern Syria. Ryan and Phillip revisit some of the details of the conflict that we have previously covered, and give reports on what already has happened.
Phillip: Beto O'Rourke proposes insanity.
Ryan: Atatiana Jefferson shot by Ft. Worth PD
Segment 4: Engineer Jay tells you to get your flu shot.
Robert Downen from the Houston Chronicle joins Phillip to discuss his bombshell reporting about the sex abuse scandal and coverup within the SBC.
Tonight, in all three segments, Ryan and Phillip talk about the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.
Segment 4: the importance of brothers.
Phillip has the night off, so Ryan calls on Todd Littleton to step in and co-host. Tonight, they discuss the events and implications of the Ukraine Whistleblower story.
So we are arresting 6 year olds who throw tantrums in Florida.
Thomas Kidd and the potential death of evangelicalism.
The weird NFL season.