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Trumpet Hour

Hosted by Joel Hilliker

Trumpet Hour is the voice of the Trumpet newsmagazine. Your host is Joel Hilliker, the managing editor of the Philadelphia Trumpet and theTrumpet.comTrumpet Hour features a range of subject matter with an emphasis on the most important world news: national and international affairs, global economics, politics, society and morality. Trumpet Hour also features segments intended to inform and inspire listeners with stories of remarkable people overcoming obstacles, facing urgent world problems, and searching for solutions.  Read More

In each edition of Trumpet Hour, Hilliker sits down with Trumpet writers to bring you up to date on the latest developments in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Anglo-America and beyond. Trumpet Hour goes behind the headlines to connect current events to their true meaning and their significance in your life. The program also brings you practical advice to improve your life, your family, your marriage and your physical, mental and spiritual health. Trumpet Hour brings you the most important information about your world and your life using one unique resource: the absolute truths of the Bible.

Trumpet Hour airs Wednesdays at 8 a.m and Fridays at 4 p.m. (Central Time). Wednesday’s program features one-on-one interviews with Trumpet staff writers and featured guests, as well as answers to questions from Trumpet readers and listeners. Friday’s Week in Review edition features a panel discussion focusing on the events of the week. Trumpet Hour airs on KPCG 101.3 FM in Edmond, Oklahoma, and online at KPCG.fm.

#26: Trumpet Hour: Fear in Global Markets, the Europe of the Bible Takes Shape, Live by Every Word and More

Aired Wednesday, August 26, 2015   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   55 minutes

In this Trumpet Hour, global markets are panicking—the volatility index is off the charts—investors are jittery—yet economists are telling us not to worry. How much trust can you put in them?
For over 50 years, Herbert W. Armstrong made dramatic forecasts about EUROPE—forecasts that are coming true before our eyes. A new policy paper by a European think tank shows even more of those forecasts will be coming true.
Do you want to clear up some misunderstandings and get to know the Bible better? Then you’re going to enjoy a new program about to start on this radio station—we’ll talk to its host. Also, why you need to literally stick together with your mate.

#25: Europe Besieged by Immigrants, Poland Turns Pro-Germany, and More

Aired Friday, August 21, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

Asylum seekers and immigrants are overrunning Europe, putting pressure on European countries economically, culturally and politically. Trumpet Hour discusses why this is such a major story.

Poland’s new president, Andrzej Duda, took office two weeks ago. He’s moving this Eastern European nation to an anti-Russian, pro-German stance, which will have significant impact on Europe.

Next, Syrian immigrants are flooding Lebanon making this tiny nation vulnerable to incursion from the Islamic State. What might this mean for this strategically important nation? Trumpet writers give you the answer.

Finally, the Trumpet Hour discusses the currency war the world is waging and how it points back to disturbing history and threatens world war. All this and much more on today’s Trumpet Hour.

#24: U.S. Military Base Under Threat, the War on Manmade Climate Change, Dodo Birds and More

Aired Wednesday, August 19, 2015   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   57 minutes

#23: China’s Troubled Economy, Ukraine Crisis Flaring Up, Will Clean Energy Save You Money, and Much More

Aired Friday, August 14, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   58 minutes

This week Trumpet Hour covers all the big news. First, China’s economy is in trouble. The Asian nation devalued its currency by 3.6 percent, sending shockwaves through the global financial system. Why are economists so concerned?

Also, the Ukraine crisis is heating up—some observers think Russia could be ready to launch a war.

Next, Trumpet writers discuss a policy paper by a European think tank, giving some insight into how Europe seeks to address global crises from dangers in Asia, threats in the Middle East, and a weakening U.S.

Following that, is insight given by an Iranian general. He revealed that when the U.S. threatens to take military action, Iran’s military officials share a big laugh.

Next, the Trumpet Hour gets the facts in a new statement from President Obama. The president claims new clean energy regulations will save you money. Find out if it’s true.

Finally, what does Trumpet make of Donald Trump’s popularity at the polls? Listen to find out! All this and more on Trumpet Hour.

#22: Ferguson Protesters ‘Ready for War,’ Adults Living With Parents, Goliath’s Hometown Found, and More

Aired Wednesday, August 12, 2015   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   56 minutes

“We’re ready for war!” That’s what protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, said this week on the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown. Trumpet Hour discusses how race problems in America are only getting worse.

Next Trumpet Hour revisits adults living with their parents. A “failure to launch” results in more and more adults in their 20s and 30s still at home. Is this just a bad economy or is something else at work?

A new archaeological discovery in the Middle East brings some ancient history to life—that of the epic struggle between ancient Israel and the Philistines! Listen to find more details about this exciting find.

Trumpet Hour also answers questions from listeners and ends with some great advice from one of history’s wisest men on how to handle haters. All this and more on the Trumpet Hour.

#21: Are the Feds Taking Over Policing in Baltimore? Iran Already Sanitizing Nuclear Site, and More

Aired Friday, August 7, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   49 minutes

#20: Planned Parenthood's Lucrative Side Business, the United States of Europe, and More

Aired Wednesday, August 5, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

#19: Pressure on Europe to Unite, and Shifting Politics in the Middle East

Aired Friday, July 31, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   52 minutes

#18: Educating Our Children

Aired Wednesday, July 29, 2015   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   56 minutes

#17: A Deep Dive on the Iran Nuclear Deal

Aired Friday, July 24, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   51 minutes