Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Josh Hawley, Bill Donohue, Ken Paxton, Ben Carson
Today's show features: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the latest form of cancel culture, as corporate monopolies and the Left team up to shut down speech they do not like; Bill Donohue, President of Catholic League, on pro-abortion protesters interrupting the Respect Life Mass to shout their support of abortion and protest the liturgy; Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, on a federal judge blocking President Biden's executive order that froze deportations; Dr. Ben Carson, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, on the Trump administration's accomplishments and his reaction to President Biden criticizing the 1776 Commission as "offensive" and "counterfactual."
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Lisa McClain, Warren Davidson, Jerry Boykin, Caroline Glick
Today's show features: Lisa McClain, U.S. Representative for the 10th district of Michigan and member of the House Armed Services Committee, on the Chinese Communist Party's threat to America, and the Democrats' agenda; Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th district of Ohio and former Army Ranger, and Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President, on Biden's transgender military order; Caroline Glick, award-winning columnist and author of "The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East," on the Left's efforts to repress, silence, ruin, and criminalize conservatives for supporting Trump and the Republican Party.
Monday, January 25, 2021
Cynthia Lummis, Mike Lindell, Mark Harris, George Barna
Today's show features: Cynthia Lummis, U.S. Senator from Wyoming, on the virtual March for Life January 29, and Biden's executive orders and nominations; Mike Lindell, CEO of MyPillow, on MyPillow being canceled by several business partners; Mark Harris, FRC's National Director of Community Impact, on how Christians can stay engaged in the Biden era; Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, on President Biden's repeal of President Trump's transgender military policy; George Barna, President of Metaformation Inc., FRC's Senior Research Fellow for Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, and the Director of Research at the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, on his latest post-election survey revealing bipartisan support on several policy issues.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Weekend Edition - January 23, 2021
This weekend: Tony Perkins reflects on the accomplishments of the Trump Administration and shares that any disappointment in how things ended for the Trump Administration shouldn't dissuade us from celebrating the successes of the last four years; Joy Pullmann, Executive Editor at The Federalist, discusses her recent article, "How Joe Biden Will Open The Floodgates To Transgendering Public Schools"; Luke Goodrich, Senior Counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, praises a ruling that says medical workers can't be forced to perform gender transition surgeries.
Friday, January 22, 2021
Katherine Johnson, Greg Steube, Virgil Walker, Darrell Harrison
Today's show features: Katherine Johnson, FRC's Research Fellow for Legal and Policy Studies, on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and FRC's new publication that reveals the legal, historical, and cultural reasons to overturn Roe v. Wade; Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th district of Florida, on his bill to protect women and girls in competitive sports, Biden's policies on women's health and gender equality, and President Biden's plans to use taxpayer dollars to pay for abortions overseas; Virgil Walker, Discipleship Pastor at Westside Church in Omaha, Nebraska and co-host of the Just Thinking Podcast, and Darrell B. Harrison, Dean of Social Media at Grace to You and co-host of the Just Thinking Podcast, on critical race theory and the troubling direction of public education.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
James Comer, Terry Jeffrey, Luke Goodrich, Stanley Kurtz
Today's show features: James Comer, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Kentucky and Ranking Member of the House Oversight Committee, on President Joe Biden's executive orders and first full day in office; Terry Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief for CNSNews, on President Biden's inauguration speech and opening policy actions; Luke Goodrich, Senior Counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, on the court blocking a mandate forcing doctors to perform controversial gender transition procedures; Stanley Kurtz, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, on his article, "Ultra-Woke Illinois Mandates Are Top Threat to U.S. Education."
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
John Fund, Carol Swain, Joy Pullmann
Today's show features: John Fund, Columnist for National Review and Newsletter Editor at the Committee to Unleash Prosperity, on President Joe Biden's executive order blitz; Dr. Carol Swain, Author and host of the Be the People Podcast and Two Minutes to Think About it, on the 1776 Commission's final report; Joy Pullmann, Executive Editor at The Federalist, on her recent article, "How Joe Biden Will Open The Floodgates To Transgendering Public Schools."
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Steve Scalise, Christopher Ruddy, Gabe Rench, Travis Weber
Today's show features: Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Louisiana and House Republican Whip, on what GOP members are anticipating under a Biden administration; Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media, on censorship by some of the nation's most powerful corporations; Gabe Rench, deacon at Christ Church in Moscow City, Idaho, and co-host of the CrossPolitic show, on the Idaho District Court's dismissal of all charges against him after he was arrested for not wearing a mask at an outdoor worship service; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on a deeper look at the agenda of the Biden administration and the Left.
Monday, January 18, 2021
Chad Wolf, Kelvin Cochran, David Closson
Today's show features: Chad Wolf, former Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, on his reflections during his time leading DHS and his resignation; Kelvin Cochran, Chief Operating Officer for Elizabeth Baptist Church, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and how we can bridge the division that we are seeing today in America; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on how we should respond to the narrative that Christians should regret their support for President Trump over the past four years.
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Weekend Edition - January 16, 2021
This weekend we feature: Pete Ricketts, Governor of Nebraska, on his declaration recognizing Religious Freedom Day (January 16) in Nebraska, and why the government must partner with faith communities; Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who was falsely accused and imprisoned while serving as a missionary in Turkey and author of "God's Hostage," on how his imprisonment prepared him for persecution, why he believes persecution is coming to the U.S., and what preparations the church must take to be ready.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Jeff Mordock, Mary Szoch, David Closson
Today's show features: Jeff Mordock, Justice Department Reporter for The Washington Times, on the security levels for this year's inauguration versus the last inauguration; Mary Szoch, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on her recent op-ed "My Miscarriage and Roe v. Wade," and on ProLifeCon and the March for Life on Friday, January 29th; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the unfair restrictions on churches and how Biden administration policies are expected to negatively affect religious liberty.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Daniel Dreisbach, Pete Ricketts, Bob Fu, Andrew Brunson
Today's show features: Daniel Dreisbach, Professor of legal studies at American University in Washington, D.C., on a history of religious freedom and Religious Freedom Day this Saturday, January 16; Pete Ricketts, Governor of Nebraska, on his declaration recognizing Religious Freedom Day in Nebraska, and why the government must partner with faith communities; Bob Fu, FRC's Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, on his new book, "The Politics of Inclusive Pluralism: A Proposed Foundation for Religious Freedom in a Post-Communist, Democratic China"; Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who was falsely accused and imprisoned while serving as a missionary in Turkey and author of "God's Hostage", on how his imprisonment prepared him for persecution, and how he believes persecution is coming to the US and the preparations the church must take to be ready.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
John Hines, Terry Jeffrey, David Curry, David Closson
Today's show features: John Hines, DC Bureau Chief for One America News Network, on the impeachment vote in the House of Representatives; Terry Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief for CNSNews, on the impeachment vote in the House of Representatives, and how the repression from the Left may only instigate greater opposition; David Closson, FRC's Director for Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the hypocrisy of the Left's worldview; David Curry, President and CEO of Open Doors USA, on the findings of Open Doors' 2021 World Watch List that reveals how COVID and technology have accelerated the speed of religious persecution.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Doug McKelway, Michael Burgess, Dave Brat
Today's show features: Doug McKelway, Correspondent for the Washington Examiner, on how the tech giants are curbing free speech; Michael Burgess, U.S. Representative for the 26th district of Texas and Member of the House Rules Committee, on the House Rules Committee drafting articles of impeachment for a floor vote on Wednesday Dr. Dave Brat, Dean of the School of Business at Liberty University, on what today's Big Tech companies have in common with the robber barons of the 19th century.
Monday, January 11, 2021
Tyler O'Neil, Craig Strazzeri, Craig Parshall, Jared Bridges
Today's show features: Tyler O'Neil, Senior Editor at PJ Media and author of Making Hate Pay: The Corruption of the Southern Poverty Law Center, on the ways big tech is cracking down on speech and communication platforms; Craig Strazzeri, Chief Marketing Officer for Prager University, on social media alternatives that conservatives can consider; Craig L. Parshall, Attorney and Special Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice and Senior Advisor of Internet Policy for the American Principles project, on whether religious broadcasting will survive and the likelihood that a Biden administration will use the Federal Communications Commission to shut down communications they disagree with; Jared Bridges, FRC's Vice President for Brand Advancement, on the ways Washington Watch listeners can connect with Family Research Council.
Saturday, January 9, 2021
Weekend Edition - January 9, 2021
This weekend we feature a conversation with Tony and Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in California, as they reflect on what happened at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and share how followers of Christ can view these events with a biblical worldview.
Friday, January 8, 2021
Mary Beth Waddell
Mary Beth Waddell, Jacob Reaume, Glenn Sunshine
Today's show features: Two eyewitness accounts of Wednesday's demonstrations from outside of the Capitol; Mary Beth Waddell, FRC's Senior Legislative Assistant, on HHS's final rule relieving burdens on faith-based organizations participating in HHS grant programs; Jacob Reaume, Pastor of Trinity Bible Chapel in Ontario, on the charges that he and the other church elders are facing for holding a church service; Dr. Glenn S. Sunshine, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University and Senior Faculty Member of the Colson Fellows, on how the civil disobedience of churches meeting in the midst of COVID restrictions vastly differs from the violent breach witnessed in the Capitol on Wednesday.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Jody Hice, Ken Blackwell, Michele Bachmann, Jerry Boykin
Today's show features: Jody Hice, U.S. Representative for the 10th district of Georgia, on what he experienced on Capitol Hill Wednesday and where we go from here; Ken Blackwell, former Ohio Secretary of State and FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, on the steps state legislatures around the country must take to ensure election integrity in future elections; Michele Bachmann, Dean of Regent University's School of Government and former U.S. Representative from Minnesota, on what she saw inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and how we should respond in prayer; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, on why violence is not the answer to our nation's problems and his thoughts on the way forward.
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Mark Green, Ken Blackwell, Jack Hibbs
Today's show features: Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th district of Tennessee, on members of Congress being evacuated as protestors storm the U.S. Capitol building during today's electoral count proceedings; Ken Blackwell, former Ohio Secretary of State and FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, on the floor debate in Congress over the electoral count and the Georgia Senate runoffs; Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in California, on how Christians should respond to what is happening in our nation's capital today, and on CNN's Chris Cuomo mocking Florida Senator Marco Rubio as "Bible boy."
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Barry Loudermilk, Michael Burgess, Jorge Ventura, Phill Kline
Today's show features: Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) to discuss what is at stake in the Georgia Senate runoffs; Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) on congressional Democrats approving rules changes for the House of Representatives; Jorge Ventura, Reporter for the Daily Caller, on the D.C. National Guard to be deployed during pro-Trump rallies; and Phill Kline, Director of the Amistad Project of the non-partisan Thomas More Society, on his efforts to expose the irregularities and fraud in the presidential election.
Monday, January 4, 2021
Marsha Blackburn, Worth Loving, Phill Kline, Louie Gohmert
Today's show features: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, on what is at stake in the Georgia Senate runoffs; Worth Loving, Political Engagement Manager for FRC Action, on FRC Action's on-the-ground efforts in the Georgia Senate runoffs; Phill Kline, Director of the Amistad Project of the non-partisan Thomas More Society, on efforts in the courts and Congress to contest the Electoral College count; Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Texas, on his lawsuit arguing that Vice President Mike Pence has the power to determine which electoral votes to count for a given state.
Saturday, January 2, 2021
Weekend Edition - January 2, 2021
As we begin a new year, we want to put the first thing first - that is, God's Word. Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President, joins Tony for a conversation about how daily Bible reading transforms our lives, shapes our worldview, and gives us the confidence to share the hope of Christ with others. They discuss practical ways to build strong families through discipleship and modeling a love for God's Word.
Friday, January 1, 2021
Happy New Year from all of us at Washington Watch! As we begin a new year, we want to put the first thing first -- that is, God's Word. Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President, joins Tony for a conversation about how daily Bible reading transforms our lives, shapes our worldview, and gives us the confidence to share the hope of Christ with others. They discuss practical ways to build strong families through discipleship and modeling a love for God's Word.
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, David Closson, Travis Weber, Brent Keilen
On this edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we will take a look back at what God has done through FRC to advance faith, family, and freedom in 2020 and previews the important work ahead. We feature conversations with: Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, on the work FRC's Stand Courageous men's ministry did in 2020 to equip men to be Christ-honoring leaders in their homes, churches, and communities; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the church and biblical worldview resources that came out over the past year; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on the developments made in policy and government affairs in 2020; and Brent Keilen, Vice President of FRC Action, on FRC Action's work to educate and mobilize elected officials and values voters on behalf of faith, family, and freedom in 2020.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Barry Fleming, Bishop Garland Hunt, James Lankford, Tommy Tuberville
Today's show, guest hosted by Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), features: Barry Fleming, Georgia State Representative for the 121st district, on the efforts to ensure election integrity in the Georgia Senate runoffs; Bishop Garland Hunt, Senior Pastor of The Father's House in Norcross, GA, on why Christians must get out and vote in the Georgia Senate runoffs; James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, and Tommy Tuberville, U.S. Senator-elect from Alabama, on what is at stake in the Georgia Senate runoffs and the consequences that would result from a Democrat-controlled House and Senate.
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Dr. Owen Strachan, Dr. Dave Brat
On this edition of Washington Watch, Dr. Owen Strachan, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Public Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Dr. Dave Brat, Dean of the School of Business at Liberty University and former Congressman, explain how critical race theory is incompatible with a biblical worldview and share how Christians should be prepared to address it when it emerges in the church and education.
Monday, December 28, 2020
Today we feature a conversation with Phil Hotsenpiller, Senior Pastor of Influence Church and author of One Nation Without Law, about keeping a spiritual perspective as we witness the rise of lawlessness in America and around the world.
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Weekend Edition - December 26, 2020
This weekend we feature a conversation with Dave Eubank, Founder of Free Burma Rangers, as he shares what Christmas looks like in the Middle East.
Friday, December 25, 2020
"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." (Isaiah 9:6). Merry Christmas from all of us at Washington Watch! May your day be filled with rejoicing in remembrance of our blessed Savior coming to earth. On today's Christmas edition of Washington Watch, Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President, joins Tony Perkins to share some reflections on Christmas.
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Chris Mitchell, Dave Eubank
On this special Christmas Eve edition of Washington Watch, Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News, and Dave Eubank, Founder of Free Burma Rangers, share what Christmas looks like in the Middle East.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
On this special edition of Washington Watch, Dr. David Prentice, Vice President and Research Director of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, answers a range of frequently asked questions about the new FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines. Looking at the science and success of Operation Warp Speed, he addresses a number of practical concerns about the vaccine, such as: was fetal tissue used in the production, does the vaccine alter our DNA, is nanotechnology used in the vaccine, and if so, what does that mean?
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Marco Rubio, Ralph Norman
On this special "Faith & Freedom" edition of Washington Watch, we feature Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator from Florida, and Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th district of South Carolina. Sen. Rubio discusses faith as foundational to policy making, sharing how he turns to the Bible and faith leaders for insight when making policy decisions. He reveals why he shares scripture daily on social media and encourages listeners to proclaim the gospel even in the face of opposition. Rep. Norman discusses his experience living out his faith on Capitol Hill, from his interactions with others in public office, to making policy decisions. He discusses why faith must be paramount in a Christian's life, and why legislators must not check their faith at the doors of Congress.
Monday, December 21, 2020
Rod Dreher, Darryl Strawberry
Today's show features: Rod Dreher, author and Senior Editor at The American Conservative, on his latest book, Live Not by Lies; Darryl Strawberry, retired Major League Baseball player, speaker, and best-selling author, on his soon to be released book, Turn Your Season Around: How God Transforms Your Life.
Saturday, December 19, 2020
Weekend Edition - December 19, 2020
This weekend we feature: Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services, on HHS announcing a joint final rule regarding equal treatment of faith-based organizations in HHS-supported social service programs; Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, on the DOJ filing a lawsuit to protect health care workers from being forced to perform abortions in Vermont; Kevin Daley, Supreme Court Reporter for the Washington Free Beacon, on the Supreme Court siding with New Jersey and Colorado churches over coronavirus restrictions.
Friday, December 18, 2020
Mark Green, Tim Walberg
On this special "Faith & Freedom" edition of Washington Watch, we feature Rep. Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th district of Tennessee and author of "A Night with Saddam," and Rep. Tim Walberg, U.S. Representative for the 7th district of Michigan. Rep. Green discusses the religious discrimination he faced from Congress after being nominated by President Trump for a cabinet position. He was viciously criticized by Democratic senators and the mainstream media for his statements affirming biblical positions on marriage, gender identity, and a divine Creator. Rep. Walberg shares how he answered the call to both politics and the pulpit, as well as why Christians should be engaged in the 2020 election.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
James Lankford, Curtis Hill, Leslie Rutledge, Eric Dreiband, Dean Nelson
Today's show features: James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, on the negotiations in Congress over a coronavirus relief package, and on the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee's hearing on election security; Curtis Hill, Indiana Attorney General, on Indiana joining the multi-state lawsuit against Google over the tech giant's anti-competitive conduct practices; Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas Attorney General, on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals clearing the way for Arkansas abortion laws to go into effect; Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, on the DOJ filing a lawsuit to protect health care workers from being forced to perform abortions in Vermont; Dean Nelson, FRC's Senior Fellow for African American Affairs and the Executive Director of Human Coalition Action, on FRC Action and Faith Family Freedom Fund's Georgia pastor briefing this morning and his reaction to Georgia Senate candidate Raphael Warnock's past statements.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Kevin Daley, Alex Azar, Ken Cuccinelli, Brent Keilen
Today's show features: Kevin Daley, Supreme Court Reporter for the Washington Free Beacon, on the Supreme Court siding with New Jersey and Colorado churches over coronavirus restrictions; Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services, on HHS announcing a joint final rule regarding equal treatment of faith-based organizations in HHS-supported social service programs; Ken Cuccinelli, Acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, on his warning to American shoppers that goods made in China may have been made by slave labor as part of a system that is monetizing the most egregious human rights violations in the modern world; Brent Keilen, Vice President of FRC Action, on last night's Pray Vote Stand Georgia rally.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Jody Hice, Mike Johnson, Peter Sprigg, Maria Keffler
Today's show features: Jody Hice, U.S. Representative for the 10th district of Georgia, on FRC Action's Pray Vote Stand Georgia Rally tonight and what is at stake in the Georgia Senate runoff election; Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana, on the U.S. Supreme Court rejecting the Texas election lawsuit; Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, on transgender activists calling for all children to be put on puberty blockers until they can determine their identity; Maria Keffler, Co-founder of the Arlington Parent Coalition and Partner and Media Rep at Partners for Ethical Care, on the growing dissatisfaction among parents with educational establishments that prioritize political correctness above all else.