Episodes

All Access Apologia with CrossPolitic

The Apologia crew joins us in the studio to discuss the Idaho governors race, and the changes brewing since our live governor's show back at the beginning of September. We also talk about Apologia's upcoming church plant in Kauai. Please check out their website and if...

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Popes and Feminist

This episode is a must-listen. Elise Crapuchettes, homemaker, author, and Duke law grad, joins us to discuss her new book, Popes and Feminists. Before the Reformation, the Roman Catholic Church did not consider the calling of a wife and mother to be holy. The only...

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David Wheaton and the University of Destruction

This week we're joined by David Wheaton, nationally syndicated radio host and 1991 winner of the Grand Slam Cup, to discuss the spiritual crisis on university campuses. As many as fifty percent of Christian students say they've lost their faith by the time they...

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Dan Fisher for Governor and Humanism in Christian Music

Hopeful future governor of Oklahoma, Dan Fisher, makes a campaign stop to join us on the show. Dan is running on the ASAP platform: Abolish abortion, State sovereignty, Audit everything, and Proper government. We recommend you check him out and support him, even if...

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Business of Forgiveness

We are back on our regular schedule, and had the privilege of interviewing Jason Elmore, sales leader and author of Elite Execution. Sales books are a dime in a dozen, but we think Jason has some real value to add to this discussion. This is particularly the case when...

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CrossPolitic Live: Idaho Race for Governor

Folks- thanks for enduring our month off. We hope the reruns were still a blessing. Don't worry though, we did not waste the month of August. We had the the honor of having Lt. Governor Brad Little and Dr. Tommy Ahlquist joined us on CrossPolitic live, at the historic...

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Rerun: The High Price of Obamacare’s Socialized Medicine

Folks we truly thank you for listening, sharing, purchasing our merch, and all your support. Our podcast is less than a year old, and has grown from a measly several hundred downloads per month to about 20,000 downloads per month. We thank God for this, and for the...

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Announcement and Rerun of Money, Greed, and God

Announcement: Folks we have been busy this August and finally can fill you in on the details. We have booked a live show with the candidates running for Governor in Idaho. Below is the press release to fill you in on the details. Please be praying for this event and...

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Rerun: Campus Pride Shame List for Christian Universities

Folks we truly thank you for listening, sharing, purchasing our merch, and all your support. Our podcast is less than a year old, and has grown from a measly several hundred downloads per month to about 20,000 downloads per month. We thank God for this, and for the...

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Dr. Michael Brown on Finding Jesus in the Tora

Dr. Michael Brown, author, speaker, and host of the nationally syndicated talk radio show Line of Fire, joins us to discuss how to help Jews find Jesus in the Tora.  We also dive into Dr. Brown's conversion out of the Jewish tradition and a drug life, and into the...

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Pastor Tim Bayly on the Sin of Soft Men

Pastor Tim Bayly, of Clearnote Church in Bloomington, joins us to discuss fatherhood, biblical ministry to homosexuals, and the sin of soft men.  Check out his book Daddy Tried, and also check out the pastor's conference where Pastor Bayly goes deeper into the issues...

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Idaho Do We Have the Backbone to End Abortion?

This last year, Idaho Senator Dan Foreman, proposed end abortion legislation in Idaho.  This legislation went nowhere because Republican Senate Chair Jeff Siddoway refused to allow the bill into committee.  Jeff joins us to discuss Idaho politics, why the end abortion...

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Dustin Messer and the Benedict Option

Dustin Messer, teacher of Theology and Worldview at Legacy Christian Academy, Senior Fellow of Theology and Culture at The Center for Cultural Leadership, and the Pastoral Associate at Christ Church (PCA) in Carolton, TX, joins us to discuss Rod Dreher's Benedict...

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Matt Walsh, Unholy Trinity, and Why the Church is the Problem

This week Matt Walsh joins us to discuss his new book Unholy Trinity.  Unholy Trinity exposes liberal hypocrisy concerning abortion, gay marriage, and the redefinition of what it means to be a man or a woman. But what drove all this, what gave opportunity for the...

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CrossPolitic Special Edition with Jim Wilson

We had the privilege of visiting with Jim Wilson at his house in Moscow, Idaho, and so we thought we would bring this to the podcast.  Jim is the father to Pastor Doug Wilson, and the spiritual father to so many whom he has evangelized throughout the world.  In this...

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How to be an Atheist and Bruce Jenner’s Problem with Trump

Mitch Stokes is a Senior Fellow of Philosophy at New St. Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho.  He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Notre Dame under the direction of Alvin Plantinga and Peter van Inwagen.  At Yale, he earned an M.A. in religion under the direction of...

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Syria, Trump, Gorsuch, and Christians in the Business World

In this episode we take on Christians in business.  So many Christians separate their faith from their politics, and to our topic, their businesses.  Jesus died for the world and there is no domain where Christ does not reign.  Christians are called to glorify God in...

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Mid-week Five Minute Fix: Amazon is Glad to Tax You

Amazon kindly decided to start charging sales tax in the sate of Idaho.  No law requiring them to do this, they just decided out of the goodness of their heart after a discussion with the government in bed, that they would start charging sales tax.  It is like they...

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Gary DeMar, End Times, and Trump’s Budget

Is the rapture biblical and do our views of the end times matter?  Gary DeMar, author of countless essays, news articles, and more than 30 books, and former president of American Vision, joins us to discuss why the last days matter.  In CrossPolitic news we dive into...

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Street Apologetics and Trump’s Offer to Planned Parenthood

If you are new to our show and podcast, you can find out more about Pastor Toby Sumpter, Chocolate Knox, and Gabriel Rench here.  This latest episode, Christ Church Executive Pastor Ben Zornes and Christian Rapper Aaron Ventura, join us to discuss Trump's latest...

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One Blood: Life’s Ultimate Question

Voddie Baucham subs for us this week.  We have been podcasting for about five months now, and this is our week off. But don't worry, we did not leave you empty handed.  Voddie Baucham gave a series of lectures at Trinity Reformed Church (Pastor Toby Sumpter's church)....

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Women in Sports and a Jew becomes a Christian

Author Andrew Klavan joins us to discuss how God transformed his life from an agnostic Jewish-intellectual to baptized Christian. We tackle his autobiography The Good Great Thing, which tells how his troubled childhood caused him to live inside the stories in his head...

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Betsy DeVos, Department of Education, and Insights on Cuba

This past week Betsy DeVos became our 11th U.S. Secretary of Education.  This week also included Congressman Thomas Massie introduction of a bill to abolish the federal Department of Education. Should the federal government be involved in education, regulating...

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Discussing Immigration, Walls, and Is Genesis History?

How should immigration look in our current context, and was Trump's immigration executive order wrong-headed?  We also discuss what walls are good for, and what the Old Testament has to say about building walls.  Lastly we interview the director of Is Genesis History?...

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Thoughts on Trump’s Inauguration and College Ministry

We have a new president and lots of prayers were offered up at the inauguration.  If you were offered the chance to pray at Trump's inauguration, would you accept? And if so, what would you pray? Also Matt Gray, College Pastor at Christ Church, joins us to discuss...

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Morality and Economics

Economist Dr. Walt Williams (http://walterewilliams.com/) joins us to discuss morality and economics.  Morality is the basis for for all law including economic law, and morality is grounded in our triune God. Ultimately economics is trinitarian.  In CrossPolitic news...

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Happy New Year – End Abortion Now

We hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  2016 was an interesting year to say the least.  As we enter into 2017, one of the traditions is to make New Year goals.  1973 was a dark year for babies and since then over 57 million babies have been...

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Merry Christmas CP Freestyle

We hope everyone has a Merry Christmas and the party don't stop.  Jesus the King is born, Jesus the King reigns!  May you find great comfort and joy in this season.  This episode we kick back with some very Christmas spiked eggnog, discuss some news, and most...

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Our Wives Join Us to Discuss Marriage and Christmas

During the Christmas season we wanted to bring you some family fun of fight, laugh, feast.  Our families are not perfect but forgiven.  So we thought bringing our wives on the show would bring some laughter, along with some fun discussion around dating, marriage, and...

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Restoring of Femininity

Bekah Merkle, wife of Dr. Ben Merkle president of New Saint Andrews College, joins us to discuss why biblical femininity lost its way and how to recover the Christian role for women in this world.  Christians can focus on real women, so what did God make real women...

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Why the Church needs a Curmudgeon 

The Church Curmudgeon, brainchild of David Regier, is the old guy who sits on the back pew just waiting to find something wrong with your service.  Every church has one and this is why the Curmudgeon hits all the wrong notes in all the right ways.  Join our discuss as...

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The High Price of Obamacare’s Socialized Medicine

American Christianity has surrendered ground in areas that have supposed "little gospel application".  But the Lordship of Christ is over every area of our lives, and this means the gospel applies to everything–including our healthcare.  Dr. Jim Brook, author of The...

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Pastor Wilson on Rebel Pastors

Why is the church is so impotent when it comes to impacting culture?  According to the Pew Research Center evangelicals make up about 70% of the US population, and yet why are we so impotent at influencing our culture for the good of our country and the glory of God?...

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Tired of national politics?  In this episode we discuss Idaho politics, the politics behind Obamacare getting adopted in Idaho, how to change local elections, and why the church is fundamentally the problem.  We also interviewed Russ Fulcher who is running for Governor in Idaho in 2018, and Ken De Vries, running for legislature as an Independent State Legislative District 5B,  joined us as a cohost.  This is a followup episode where we interviewed Dr. Joel McDurmon of American Vision and discussed focusing our political efforts county by county.

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Our presidential election is a bust.  Hillary is everything that is wrong with American politics, and Trump is everything that is wrong with our culture.  So where do we focus our efforts?  Join us this week as we discuss this important question with the President of...

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Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director of Campus Pride, joins CrossPolitic to discuss why Campus Pride publishes a shame list that includes the top 100 universities that are traditional in their values, and are against adopting modern sexual definitions of what is...

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Abortion and Evangelist Alveda King

Since 1973 America has killed over 50 million babies on the altar of convenience and sexual freedom. We have blood on our hands, and that blood will only be washed by the blood of Jesus. Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King Jr., joins us to discuss the lie of...

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The False Promise of Higher Education

President Dr. Ben Merkle (New Saint Andrews) joins CrossPolitic to discuss why the empty promises of higher education are so expensive. We also dive into the recent Town Hall debate with #neithertrumphillary and why Jerry Falwell Jr. triples down on his support for...

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About once a month we have no agenda and we have no interviews - just Gabriel, Toby, and Choc Knox, bringing a little freestyle to keep us all on our toes. This episode, CP covers everything from why drugs aren’t crimes to whose god is king of the hill. We also spend...

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The LDS movement was birthed out of the Second Great Awakening and was originally a movement against Christianity. Over the last couple of decades mormons have morphed into claiming they are sect of the Christian faith. Gabriel, Toby, and Choc Knox discuss why...

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Should the church strive to be relevant? Toby and Gabriel sit down with Brett McCracken, author of Hipster Christianity, and discuss what relevance is and why Jesus is the only reason why the church has any relevance to the world.

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