Posted on October 31st, 2014

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Air Date: October 31, 2013

Host: Vic Eliason

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Vic Eliason took the reins in the studio to bring you this Friday news round-up edition of Crosstalk. Stories included the following:

--Vision to America expresses the opinion that Oprah Winfrey is actually very racist.

--Christian music artists said to be confusing people regarding the issue of homosexuality.

--Tennessee school allegedly distributes information on the Nation of Islam.

--Yoga recognized as a state religion in a California school district.

--Ruth Bader Ginsburg comments appear to line up with that of Planned Parenthood founder.

--Halloween costumes reach a new low in bad taste.

--Elderly Indiana veteran and his wife refuse to take flagpole down that is flying both an American flag and a prisoner of war flag, despite threats from the homeowners association.

--Apple CEO Tim cook says he is proud to be gay.

--Suspected methamphetamine manufacturer (drug dealer) has been arrested with the help of his own dog.

--Citing terror threats, the Department of Homeland Security increases security at federal buildings across the nation.

--Using the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000, the IRS has been seizing money from the bank accounts of individuals and businesses and doing so with no proof of any crimes or charges filed.





Posted on October 30th, 2014

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Air Date: October 30, 2013

Host: Vic Eliason

Guest: Dr. Dean Kurtz

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As Vic mentions early on, music can motivate, it can be a blessing, but it can be abrasive as well as a curse. It’s this very challenging topic of music and worship in the church that was covered on this edition of Crosstalk.

Vic’s guest was Dr. Don Kurtz. Dr. Kurtz has bachelor degrees in both Music Education & Bible, a Masters in Sacred Music, and a Doctor of Ministry. He is an adjunct professor at Maranatha Baptist Bible College and is on the Pastoral Staff at Calvary Baptist Church in Watertown, WI. He has been communicating what the Word of God says about music and worship for close to 30 years. He is author of the book, Worship and Music in the Word: A Genesis to Revelation Study.

If you’ve ever tried to defend a biblical basis for music, you may have been led to feel as though it’s intolerant to challenge the near constant change that seems to take place in the music field. As Dr. Kurtz pointed out, there’s nothing wrong with change itself, but instead what is the parameter for change? He noted that we need to discipline change by the Word of God. Since God is a moral God, any change in music such as the notes, rhythm, etc. must also represent the character of God. In other words, we can’t short circuit the process and look only for a moral beat or rhythm; we need to make sure all parts of the music properly represent the God of the Bible.

Dr. Kurtz’s book, Worship and Music in the Word: A Genesis to Revelation Study, looks at areas such as the creation of music, the patriarchs and their music, Mosaic worship, a study on Psalms, the disintegration of music, Christ’s teaching on music and more.

Remember that God does not accept all forms of worship allegedly geared toward Him. He’s looking for those who worship Him in spirit and in truth. This fact alone makes this Crosstalk a critical one worth reviewing as well as sharing with friends and loved ones.

This program first aired August 16, 2012.

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Posted on October 29th, 2014


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Air Date: October 29, 2014

Host: Jim Schneider

Guest: Ken Ham

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Ken Ham is president, CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis and the highly acclaimed Creation Museum. Ken is a biblical apologist who gives presentations all over the world on the reliability of the Bible and how compromise over biblical authority has undermined society and even the church. Ken is the author of numerous books including, “The Lie: Evolution,” “Already Gone,” “Already Compromised,” “Six Days: The Age of the Earth and the Decline of the Church” and is general editor of the New Answers Series Volumes I-IV.

This Crosstalk takes a look at the books that make up the New Answers Series Volumes I-IV. The story behind these books goes back to the 1980's when Ken would go on tour to the U.S. to speak on creation. He found that no matter where he traveled, people asked basically the same questions. In other words these books (that are the four largest selling creation apologetics books in the world) provide answers to the top 130 questions Answers in Genesis is continually asked.

While Ken is the general editor, he lists the names of numerous experts in creation science, engineering and more that lend tremendous credibility to this project.

These are wonderful for pastors to develop sermons and Bible studies, youth pastors can teach young people specifics regarding creation, parents can use them for family devotions and they are great to give to skeptics or as Christmas gifts.

You'll hear Ken's thoughts on global warming, homosexual marriage, the gap theory, the shape of Noah's Ark and much more when you review this edition of Crosstalk.


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VCY is offering the New Answers Series. These regularly retail for $55.99 plus shipping. Due to a special arrangement with the publisher, through October 31, 2014, Crosstalk and VCY America are offering the 4 book series for a donation of $39. Call 1-800-729-9829 or go to

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Posted on October 28th, 2014


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Air Date: October 28, 2014

Host: Gordon Morris

Guest: Sharam Hadian

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Shahram Hadian was born in Iran to a Muslim family. When he was 7 years old, his family came to America to escape an oppressive Islamic regime. He eventually experienced a transformational life change when he committed his life to Jesus Christ. This not only changed his destiny for eternity, it also changed his situation with his family and Islamic culture as he immediately began to face persecution and disapproval from his family and from the Islamic community. He is now considered to be an apostate and according to the dictates of the Qur’an, deserves to be killed with no repercussions to those who might do so.

In part 2 of this Crosstalk series, Shahram continues to explain in more detail the second point foundational to 'Chrislam.' This is the idea that Christianity and Islam share a common love for God because they have the same God.

The Bible provides numerous names for God. It teaches that God does not lie, so if Christianity and Islam have the same 'god' why does the Bible not proclaim, even once, that we are to describe him as 'Allah'?

There are 3 characteristics of God from the Bible. (1) God is a jealous God. (2) We worship him alone. (3) He's a God of love and justice. Contrast that with the following and you'll see why the creation of 'Chrislam' isn't biblical. They include:

--Islamic history can be traced back to Baal worship. This means 'Chrislam' supporters are bringing recognition of a form of Baal worship (worship of a pagan moon god) into their churches and missionary efforts.

--Only 15% of Muslims are Arab yet in Islam you must pray in Arabic. Does Allah only understand Arabic?

--Islam teaches a concept of acceptable lying known as 'taqiyya.'

--Muslims will point out that Jesus is in the Qur’an (Isa) but their 'Jesus' is only a messenger therefore they have Jesus denying his own deity.

--Islam denies love and friendship to the unbeliever in the later, abrogated verses of the Qur'an.

--Islam denies the crucifixion of Christ.

--Islam denies that Jesus is the Son of God, fully God and fully man, the only path of salvation and that he will return as King of King and Lord of Lords.

History and the Qur’an itself both prove why President Obama is wrong when he claims that ISIS and what they do is not Islamic. According to the text of Islam, Mohammed was supervising beheadings. So if Mohammed was doing this and 86% of all Islamic texts are about him and more than 93 times in the Qur’an Muslims are commanded to imitate Mohammed, how can ISIS not be Islamic?

Shahram believes we have Islamic apologists and propagandists in the White House who are lying to the American people. Their goal is to get us into a slumber and such actions are treasonous to this nation and must be dealt with.

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Sharam Hadian now travels for his TIL Project Ministry as he seeks to speak the "Truth In Love" about Islam and related issues. His website is

http://www.tilproject.com/

Because of the length of the Chrislam Exposed rally message, it is being provided on two audio CD's for a special price of $10.00 for the set. The DVD, which include the PowerPoint presentation during the message, is also available for a donation of 20.00

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Posted on October 27th, 2014


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Air Date: October 27, 2014

Host: Gordon Morris

Guest: Sharam Hadian

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Instead, order the complete Rally message below.

Shahram Hadian was born in Iran to a Muslim family. When he was 7 years old, his family came to America to escape an oppressive Islamic regime. He eventually experienced a transformational life change when he committed his life to Jesus Christ. This not only changed his destiny for eternity, it also changed his situation with his family and Islamic culture as he immediately began to face persecution and disapproval from his family and from the Islamic community. He is now considered to be an apostate and according to the dictates of the Qur’an, deserves to be killed with no repercussions to those who might do so.

Shahram is now dedicated to reaching out and speaking out to let people know about the deception of Islam, its true goal that many are not aware of and the threat of Shariah which is the heart of Islam. He spoke about these things at the VCY America rally that took place in September.

In the first of this two-part series dealing with Islam and how it's affecting Christianity, Shahram began by noting there is no political correctness in the Bible, so as churches preach truth and love, they need to define terms such as tolerance and love. This involves discussing the truth about whether or not Christians and Muslims worship the same God. This brings up a number of questions that Shahram's presentation tackles:

--Is the God of the Bible the same as the Allah of Islam?

--Can you be both a Christian and a Muslim at the same time?

--Should Christians be reaching out to Muslims seeking spiritual reconciliation?

--Should Christians and Muslims be holding joint services?

--Are the Bible and the Qur’an equal?

--Should we merge both religions into one called “Chrislam”?

According to Shahram, Islam denies that Jesus is God, that he's the Son of God and that he's come in the flesh. This is the message of an antichrist spirit. Spreading this message is not only what Islam does, it's what Islam was born to do and if anyone says anything different, they are either ignorant of the ideology of Islam or they're lying.

Shahram also refutes the following points that are foundational to “Chrislam.”

--There's a common word among Christians and Muslims.

--Muslims have a common love of God and neighbor with Christians.



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Because of the length of the Chrislam Exposed rally message, it is being provided on two audio CD's for a special price of $10.00 for the set. The DVD, which include the PowerPoint presentation during the message, is also available for a donation of 20.00

To obtain the rally CD's, or DVD copy of the rally

Call 1-800-729-9829 M-F 8am-5pm Central

Order the 2 CD-set online for a donation of $10.00

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Posted on October 24th, 2014


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Air Date: October 24, 2014

Host: Vic Eliason

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Vic Eliason took time behind the Crosstalk microphone to update listeners with news of the following stories:

--The founder of the Weather Channel says climate change is not scientifically credible.

--FBI Director warns Google and Apple that if they don't decrypt phones, they'll do it for them.

--Terror connection not ruled out in hatchet attack on city police in New York area.

--Britain's official education inspector has informed an independent Christian school that it's out of step with government prescribed British values and must invite someone from another faith, like a Muslim man, to lead the assemblies or it could be closed.

--California has ordered any insurance companies doing business in their state to immediately cover abortions with no exceptions.

--Blog site presents methods and ways to convince women to have an abortion.

--Little girls being taught feminist ideology. Their words contradict their appearance.

--A person can be purchased for $10 in Iraq from ISIS.

--ISIS pays young women to roam the streets terrorizing females who fall short of strict Shariah standards.

--Michigan pastors and Christian leaders gather on the grounds of the state capitol to hold a press conference in opposition to the growing movement within the Michigan legislature to amend their civil rights act to include sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

--Secretary of State John Kerry blames the Jews for the Islamic State.

--Federal judge sides with the IRS and dismissed lawsuits by Tea Party groups seeking redress for the secret targeting of their applications for tax exempt status which the groups argued were delayed intentionally for political purposes.

--3 Colorado ladies found in Germany bound for the Islamic State.

--Michael Brown toxicology report and autopsy reportedly reveals marijuana and casts severe doubt on claims he was running away.

--Florida mom demands that Toys “R” Us stop selling “Breaking Bad” dolls.

--Republican candidate in Chicago tried to vote for himself but his vote registered for his opponent.

--ISIS may have Sarin nerve gas capability.



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