Culture Friday and distracted America, The Ultimate Life, and prayers for peace
Today’s news and Culture Friday with John Stonestreet on digital distractions and how our always-connected technology is driving us further apart, plus: a conversation with the star of a new film “The Ultimate Life,” a call to prayer for peace in Syria, and more
G-20: At the global economic summit in Russia, talk of war with Syria dominates the media conversation.
Syria debate: The congressional vote on authorizing use of force in Syria is not breaking along predictable partisan lines.
Rosh Hashanah: In route to the G-20 summit in Russia, President Obama made a stop in Sweden and visited the great synagogue of Stockholm.
Business/economy: U.S. stocks edged higher on Thursday, the third straight day of gains as economic data pointed to improving conditions.
Culture Friday: Distracted America
On the week Sen. John McCain got caught playing games on his iPhone during a hearing on war in Syria, John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview discusses digital distractions and how our always-connected technology is driving us further apart.
New film: ‘The Ultimate Life’
WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith talks with Drew Waters, one of the stars of The Ultimate Life, opening in theaters this weekend.
Pope Francis calls for prayer and fasting for peace
Saying his heart is “deeply wounded...by what is happening in Syria,” Pope Francis is calling on Catholics and non-Catholics to fast and pray for peace on Saturday, Sept. 7.