March 14, 2014
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Culture Friday, home video reviews, Christians and charitable giving

Today’s news and Culture Friday with John Stonestreet, a conversation about a recent survey about whether Americans find porn to be morally acceptable, plus: home video reviewer Phil Boatwright recommends two classic Westerns, commentary from Austin Pryor about the attitude Christians should have toward charitable giving, and more

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Friday news

Obamacare delay: The White House has quietly delayed Obamacare’s individual mandate, a core component of the health care law. The change was buried in a footnote of a technical bulletin released late last week in what Washington insiders call a “document dump.”

Obamacare price: President Obama appeared on a comedic web tv show with actor Zach Galafianakis to promote Obamacare. During the webshow appearance, the president claimed that individuals can get covered at the same cost as a cell phone bill. 

Transgender military personnel: TW&E’s Steve Jordahl reports that a gay rights group says it’s time to allow transgender military personnel.

Constitutional debate: A Bible verse and statement of faith posted outside the door of an Air Force Academy cadet’s dorm room has touched off a constitutional debate.

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that U.S. markets were down on Thursday.

Culture Friday: Moral disapproval of porn

John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview discusses a recent survey by the Public Religion Research Institute which found that less than one in three Americans find pornography to be morally acceptable. 

Home video: Two classic Westerns

Phil Boatwright is the editor of He is also the author of Movies: The Good, the Bad, and the Really, Really Bad (CreateSpace, 2009).

Giving is an affair of the heart

Commentator Austin Pryor is the author (with Mark Biller) of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook (Moody Publishers, 2014). His is also the founder of

March 14, 2014


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