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Trumpet Hour

Hosted by Joel Hilliker

Trumpet Hour is the voice of the Trumpet newsmagazine. In each edition, Joel Hilliker, managing editor of the Philadelphia Trumpet sits down with Trumpet writers to discuss world events and trends from a biblical perspective.

#81: Trumpet Hour: American Presidential Politics, Russian Authoritarianism, Fix Your Back Tweak, and More

Aired Wednesday, March 9, 2016   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   50 minutes
Download: MP3 (46.4 MB)

Show Notes

• When times get tough, people tend to want strong leadership.

• In America, Donald Trump is steamrolling his way to the Republican nomination. Now he’s making stronger and stronger statements about how he will use executive power if he makes it into the White House—we’ll talk about why some of these statements should really concern us.

• In Russia, you have tremendous support for strongman Vladimir Putin—we’ll talk about how he is using religion as a means of shoring up his popularity—even as an authoritarian tool.

• Have you ever reached down to pick up something, or leaned over to tie your shoes—and then felt a sudden sharp pain in you low back? We’re going to talk with a chiropractor to give you some tips on how to get back on your feet.

• And we’ll conclude with a few words about why people today aren’t marrying as much as they used to.