Segment 1: Jarrid Wilson's suicide prompts discussion and action on mental health and suicide prevention. The church must stand in the breach.
Segments 2 & 3: In a bombshell piece, Politico reports on the deep corruption and misdealings of Jerry Falwell Jr., his family, and his friends.
Segment 4: 2 music icons pass away.
We are back from our labor day hiatus, and there are things to talk about. Tonight, the boys take aim at the religious liberty and abortion policies being discussed by the Democratic Party and their candidates. We have concerns!
Phillip - Drew Brees catches Focus on the Family shrapnel.
Ryan - Refugee policy being dismantled.
Segment 4: Full tilt Football.
In a stunning story from the Houston Chronicle, it is revealed that Paige Patterson effectively knew everything about Darrell Gilyard's sexual assaults and effectively covered it up.
Ryan - Andrew Luck
Phillip - The President's 'hereby orders'
Football is back
This episode has an international flair as Ryan and Phillip discuss what in the world is going on in Hong Kong. Understanding it starts with the history of Hong Kong. So why is Hong Kong all of the sudden in turmoil? And (of course) Why Does This Matter?
Ryan - The 1619 Project
Phillip - Portlandia.
Ryan finally gets in the room where it happens.
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his federal holding cell from an apparent suicide. The implications of this range from the incompetent to the conspiratorial. Most will focus on the conspiracy theory, Ryan and Phillip plead with a focus placed somewhere else.
Phillip: The ICE raids in Mississippi
Ryan: A neighborhood rallies around another immigrant against ICE.
Crossover Radio's upcoming Fall.
Ryan and Phillip walk through the events of what happened in El Paso and Dayton.
Joshua Harris, the author of "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" has had a whirlwind couple of weeks. Ryan and Phillip breakdown who Harris is, the significance of his work, and what has happened.
Phillip: North Korea has not stopped their nuclear program.
Segment 4: How Zeke gonna do us like that?
With Ryan on vacation, Jay Knott once again jumps into the fray to sit in for one of the guys. Tonight, we take a step back from the craziness and talk about a broader subject. Education is something we don't do very well on both in the primary and post-high school realms. Phillip and Jay break it down and identify the potential landmines.
HHIEOY: Planned Parenthood (effectively) fires their CEO.
Segment 4: Who is Jay Knott?
Jay Knott sits in for Phillip as him and Ryan discuss the story surrounding Jeffrey Epstein. They discuss the injustice surrounding the plea deal from 10+ years ago, and the problem with placing the value of power over the vulnerable.
HHIEOY: Mike Pence goes to the border
Segment 4: Tyler Skaggs tribute.
Peter Wehner of The Atlantic provides an article that should be a warning to Evangelicals. It details the cost that the church is experiencing when it compromised it's values.
Ryan: The Democrats have a problem: Biden is right.
Phillip: We have a justice in sexual crimes problem.
USMNT and the Thunder.
In a special episode, Michael Wear joins the crew to talk about all the people running for president.
The crisis at the border has revealed deplorable conditions for the children that have been detained. As those conditions have been revealed, it has elicited a strong reaction...including from Ryan and Phillip.
Phillip: Brewing tensions between Iran and the U.S.
Ryan: Paige Patterson's transgressions further revealed.
Albert Pujols is a hall of fame player and person.
Ryan and Phillip return to the sad topic of police overreach, brutality, and inappropriate behavior. This time, in Phoenix, AZ police officers rushed a couple, with guns drawn, because a 4-year-old evidently took a doll from the dollar store. Ryan and Phillip once again talk about the issues regarding how police departments interact with the public...especially people of color.
Phillip: POTUS will take foreign information. Intel community withholds intelligence.
Ryan: USWMNT scores 13 and everyone loses their minds. Ryan tells them to back off.
Segment 4: Happy Father's Day.
In a whirlwind week, former Vice President Biden comes out in favor of the Hyde Amendment...until he doesn't. What is the Hyde Amendment and why does this matter? Tune in to find out.
Phillip: SBC has bigger fish to fry instead of Beth Moore.
Ryan: When there are no monsters...you find one...or so it seems.
Segment 4: We're in the End Game now.
Ryan finally gets to have a conversation relating to the Mueller report. Robert Mueller held a last minute press conference on Wednesday. It is rich in material and implications. Ryan and Phillip discuss the full implications.
HHIEOY - Ryan and Phillip discuss in part the Franklin Graham call to prayer, and how David Platt (through circumstances) showed how it was done.
Segment 4: The NBA Finals marches on.
Ryan and Phillip are joined by Dr. Chrissane Gordon.
Dr. Gordon is an expert in Traumatic Brain Injuries. She developed the documentary: Operation Resurrection.
Her primary goals are now related to the Resurrecting Lives Foundation.
Phillip takes the week off, so it's Ryan talking to himself. This week, Ryan discusses a sermon from Matt Chandler that tackles the issue of discipleship head on.
Ryan takes 2:
Joe Biden surges
Abortion bills do too.
Conversation on and off social media regarding the role of women have exploded to the point where people's salvation has been called into question. Ryan and Phillip tackle this issue head-on. But is the role of women really the question on the table?
Phillip - Commencement speeches and persecution complexes.
Ryan - Civic conversation works!
Segment 4: MOMS!
In a special 2 topic episode, Ryan and Phillip interview Dwight McKissic, Senior Pastor of Cornerstone BC, Arlington, TX. They discuss the hiring practices of SBC entities.
In the 2nd topic, Ryan and Phillip discuss the death of Rachel Held Evans.
With Ryan attending to a personal matter, Phillip is joined by pastor Chris Gordon.
Phillip and Chris discuss the attacks on places of worship, including the attack at the Synagogue north of San Diego. Phillip and Chris discuss the church's response to these attacks.
Segment 3: both Chris and Phillip discuss the aftermath of the Mueller report.
Segment 4: Chris talks about his family.
Polling now shows that "The Nones" are as large as those who believe in Catholicism and Evangelicalism. What does that mean for the church?
Adam Estle of the National Immigration Forum joins Phillip in a conversation about the situation at the border.
Adam just returned from El Paso for his work with the National Immigration Forum.
The dynamic duo is back at full strength.
They discuss the overwhelming positives and the concerns surrounding the news about the Unplanned movie.
Ryan - The Sparrow Conference
Phillip - Uncle Joe Biden
Ryan is back from Ghana
With Ryan still in Ghana, Phillip is joined by friend of the show, John Bobb-Semple to talk about the Mueller investigation and the summary of the report as it was released by Attorney General William Barr.
On this historic day, Phillip and John break down the summary and what it means for the church as a whole.
John promotes the Bridge Conference on April 4th, 2019. Find tickets here: bridgeconferenceokc.eventbrite.com