How Attractive Are You?: Episode 211
Feb 17, 2012
Speaking truth winsomely, plus part one of an insider's look at the White House with Tim Goeglein, and a question about taking a grace-filled stand against same-sex marriage. Featured musical artist: Dan and Lauren Smith
Firm, Yet Kind
Is it possible to speak the truth without being boring, alienating or abrasive? Who better to ask than our team from the Focus Leadership Institute? Each semester they train a group of college students from around the world in everything from worldview to family issues to leadership strategies. They hear stories of truth in action from campuses where taking a stand for the Gospel can be intimidating if not downright terrifying. Learn from our panel what it means to speak for righteousness in a winsome way that attracts rather than repels.
Window on the White House, Part One
Tim Goeglein held an important position in President George W. Bush's administration. As Bush's special liaison to the evangelical world, Tim's connections and insight helped form key alliances and bold initiatives. But Tim's world came crashing down one morning when he received an email exposing him at the center of a plagiarism scandal. He expected his time in the White House to end; what he didn't expect was the grace he received from unlikely places. Tim tells it all here, plus other Beltway insider stories from his book The Man in the Middle that showcase the value of humble orthodoxy even in the halls of prestige and power. Part one of two.
I'm Noy "Anti-Gay"
She doesn't hate homosexuals, so how come every time she explains a biblical perspective on same-sex marriage, she's labeled as "anti-gay"? Glenn Stanton answers this week's Inbox with a few ideas for talking about the issue without getting sidelined by the rhetoric.