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The Commonwealth Matters

By Commonwealth Policy Foundation
The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians.
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Disaster Relief Response to W. Kentucky
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Ron Crow, the Director of the Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief. We discuss the work of Disaster Relief and their response to the western Kentucky tornado. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
January 17, 2022
The 2022 General Assembly Begins
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by State House Speaker David Osborne and State Senator Robbie Mills to discuss what we can expect from the 2022 General Assembly. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
January 13, 2022
REWIND: Socialism
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss socialism, and how Christians should think of this political philosophy.If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
27:45
December 29, 2021
What is Christmas Really About?
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Hershael York to discuss what Christmas is really about. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
December 24, 2021
Washington Update with Congressman James Comer
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Congressman James Comer, the representative of Kentucky's First District. We discuss the most important issues he is dealing with in Washington, DC in 2021. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
December 15, 2021
Unity in the Church
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the necessity of unity in the church. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
December 09, 2021
A Biblical Response to Transgenderism
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Denny Burk of Boyce College in Louisville. We discuss how Christians should think about and respond to the transgender moment. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
December 08, 2021
Thanksgiving 2021
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Thanksgiving and why we should be thankful. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
November 29, 2021
REWIND: Human Dignity
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss human dignity. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
November 22, 2021
REWIND: Protecting Girls' Sports
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss protecting girls' sports. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
27:32
November 22, 2021
Pro-Life Omnibus Bill with State Rep. Nancy Tate
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by State Rep. Nancy Tate (R-Brandenburg) to discuss her Pro-Life Omnibus Bill she will introduce in the upcoming legislative session. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
November 22, 2021
REWIND: The Church and Culture w/ Pastor Robert Cunningham
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Robert Cunningham of Tates Creek Presbyterian Church to discuss the church and culture. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
October 29, 2021
The Benefits of Higher Education
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Aaron Thompson, the Council President of the KY Council on Postsecondary Education. We discuss the benefits of higher education. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
October 22, 2021
Effectively Communicating in a Post-Truth World
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters Executive Director Richard Nelson discusses how to effectively communicate in our post-truth world. He provides tips on how to communicate with your local political leaders, and with those who disagree with you. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
October 06, 2021
What is "Conversion Therapy"?
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Julie Hamilton, a licensed family and marriage therapist, to discuss "conversion therapy." There are many misconceptions of this talk therapy, and Dr Hamilton helps us understand this practice those on the Left want to ban. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
October 01, 2021
The Christian's Response to the Current COVID Situation
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the Christian's response to the current COVID-19 situation. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
September 27, 2021
CPC Christianity and Culture Conference
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Bridget Kehrt-Groce of Christian Family Radio in Western Kentucky, and CPC Church Outreach Director Bob Scott to discuss our Christianity and Culture Conferences. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
September 21, 2021
Kentucky GA Special Session for COVID-19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Kentucky State House Speaker David Osborne (R-Oldham). We discuss the what to look forward to in the special session called by Gov. Beshear. After this discussion, Executive Director Richard Nelson discusses how Christians should respond to the current second wave of COVID-19.If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
September 20, 2021
Addiction Recovery in Kentucky
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Gene Detherage of the Fletcher Group and Mark LaPalm of Isaiah House. Both organizations seek to help Kentuckians who are addicted to drugs and other substances. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
September 01, 2021
REWIND: Conversion Therapy with Daniel Mingo
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by Daniel Mingo of Abba's Delight Ministries to talk about conversion therapy. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
27:45
August 18, 2021
A Conversation on Race and Cultural Appropriation
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by Pastor Ron Hicks and Pastor Buddy Slaughter. We discussed race and cultural appropriation from a biblical worldview. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
August 13, 2021
A Conversation on on Christianity's Relevancy to our Whole Life with Pastor Brandt Lyon
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by Pastor Brandt Lyon, who is a pastor at a new church plant in Georgetown called Immanuel Baptist Church. We discussed how Christianity is relevant to all aspects of our life. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
August 04, 2021
A Conversation on CRT with State Rep. Jennifer Decker
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by State Rep. Jennifer Decker (R-Shelby Co.). We discussed her co-sponsored pre-filed bill BR 69, which bans the teaching of critical race theory in public schools. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 28, 2021
A Conversation Second Amendment Sanctuary States with State Rep. Josh Bray
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by State Rep. Josh Bray (R-Mt. Vernon). We discussed his proposed bill that would designate Kentucky a Second Amendment Sanctuary State. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 23, 2021
A Conversation About Court-Packing with Former TN AG Paul Summers
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by former Attorney General of Tennessee Paul Summers. We discussed court-packing, and his organization's role in the attempt to pass a Constitutional Amendment to keep the number of Supreme Court Justices to 9. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 23, 2021
A Conversation About CRT with Former Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by former Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton. We discussed her experience with racism and how we should respond to Critical Race Theory. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 23, 2021
A Celebration of Freedom with Bob Scott
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by CPC's Director of Church Outreach Bob Scott. We discussed our nation's freedoms, looked forward to July 4th weekend, and discussed our Christianity & Culture Conferences. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 23, 2021
REWIND: "Why Social Justice is Not Biblical Justice"
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Scott Allen to discuss his book "Why Social Justice is Not Biblical Justice." If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
30:00
June 23, 2021
Critical Race Theory in Public Schools
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by State Rep. Matt Lockett. The discussion centers around critical race theory (CRT) and his bill to ban the teachings of CRT from Kentucky public schools. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
June 16, 2021
Life in Communist China
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Y. Yao. The discussion centers around life in Communist China. Yao is from China and experienced life under the rule of the Chinese Communist Party. She shares what that was and is currently like, and how Americans should be worried about the creeping soft totalitarianism in our own country. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
June 09, 2021
Work and the Labor Shortage
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks. The discussion centers around the current labor shortage and the biblical perspective on work. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
June 02, 2021
Sunrise Children's Services w/ Todd Gray
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by the Kentucky Baptist Convention Executive Director Todd Gray. The discussion centers around the Beshear Administration's refusal to renew a contract with Sunrise Children's Services because of their religious convictions. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
May 26, 2021
The Biden Family Plan
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks. The discussion centers around President Biden's new family plan and the ever-increasing government debt. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
May 25, 2021
The Biblical Response to Hot-Button Issues
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Hershael York, pastor of Buck Run Baptist Church and a dean at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The discussion centers around the biblical response of Christians to the culture's hot-button issues, as well as CPC's upcoming Christianity & Culture Conference. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
May 12, 2021
Pro-Life Advocacy with Senator Rand Paul and Angela Minter
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Senator Rand Paul and Angela Minter, the Executive Director of Sisters for Life. The discussion centers around Senator Paul's pro-life advocacy in the US Senate and the work of Angela Minter's organization Sisters for Life. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
May 05, 2021
Effectively Communicating with Community Leaders with Brandon Porter
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Brandon Porter, the Communications Director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention. The discussion centers around how we can effectively communicate with our political leaders, and CPC's upcoming Christianity & Culture conferences. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
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April 28, 2021
The Pastor's Role in his Community with Pastor Bob Russell
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Bob Russell, former pastor of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville. The discussion centers around the pastor's role in his community and CPC's upcoming Christianity & Culture conferences. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
April 21, 2021
Living in Cancel Culture with Dr. Ryan Anderson
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Ryan Anderson, President of the Ethics & Public Policy Center in Washington, DC. The discussion centers around cancel culture and the Equality Act. The episode ends with Richard Nelson and Bob Scott discussing the need for our upcoming Christianity & Culture conferences. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
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April 14, 2021
Pro-Life Initiatives with KY Attorney General Daniel Cameron
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Attorney General Daniel Cameron. The discussion centers around the recent pro-life measures his office has supported. The episode is introduced with Richard Nelson discussing our upcoming Christianity & Culture conferences. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
27:58
April 06, 2021
Legislative Forum (Episode 6): State Sen. Ralph Alvarado (R-Winchester) and State Rep. Savannah Maddox (R-Dry Ridge)
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are continuing our Legislative Forum series where we bring in legislators and activists to discuss the issues they're facing in Frankfort. On this episode, we are hosting State Sen. Ralph Alvarado (R-Winchester) and State Rep. Savannah Maddox (R-Dry Ridge). The discussion centers around school choice legislation and the Youth Health Protection Act. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
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March 31, 2021
Reimagining Cultural Engagement w/ Robert Cunningham
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Robert Cunningham, the pastor of Tates Creek Presbyterian Church in Lexington, KY. The discussion centers around reimagining how Christians engage the culture. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
27:30
March 24, 2021
Legislative Briefing (Episode 5): Akia McNary Sullivan, Grassroots Coordinator for Commonwealth Educational Opportunities
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are continuing our Legislative Forum series where we bring in legislators and activists to discuss the issues they're facing in Frankfort. On this episode, we are hosting Akia McNary Sullivan, Grassroots Coordinator for Commonwealth Educational Opportunities. The discussion centers around upcoming school choice legislation and her personal struggles with the education system. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
27:30
March 17, 2021
Legislative Briefing (Episode 4): US Senator Rand Paul & Kentucky Sec. of State Michael Adams
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are continuing our Legislative Forum series where we bring in legislators and activists to discuss the issues they're facing in Frankfort. On this episode, we are hosting  US Senator Rand Paul & Kentucky Sec. of State Michael Adams. The discussion centered around election reform legislation. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
March 10, 2021
Legislative Briefing (Episode 3): Angela Minter, President and Founder of Sisters for Life
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are continuing our Legislative Briefing series where we bring in legislators and activists to discuss the issues they're facing in Frankfort. On this episode, we are hosting Angela Minter, President and Founder of Sisters for Life. The discussion centered around life, abortion, and the work of Sisters for Life. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
March 03, 2021
Legislative Briefing (Episode 2): KY Rep. Joseph Fischer, KY Rep. Nancy Tate, Addia Wuchner
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are continuing our Legislative Briefing series where we bring in legislators and activists to discuss the issues they're facing in Frankfort. On this episode, we are hosting State Rep. Joseph Fischer (R- Ft. Thomas) and State Rep. Nancy Tate (R- Brandenburg). Addia Wuchner, Executive Director of Kentucky Right to Life is also joining us for the interview. The discussion centered around the proposed constitutional amendment on abortion (HB 91) and the pro-life omnibus bill (HB 460). If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
February 24, 2021
The Myth of "Conversion Therapy" with Dr. Julie Hamilton
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Julie Hamilton to discuss the misconceptions surrounding "conversion therapy." If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
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February 17, 2021
Legislative Briefing (Episode 1): KY Senate Majority Whip Mike Wilson and KY Sen. Whitney Westerfield
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are starting our Legislative Briefing series where we bring in key Kentucky legislators to discuss the pressing issues they're facing in Frankfort. On the first episode, we are hosting State Senate Majority Whip Mike Wilson (R- Bowling Green) and State Senator Whitney Westerfield (R- Crofton). The discussion centered around the governor's executive authority, SB 9- the Born Alive Infant Protection Act, and Historical Horse Racing. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
29:60
February 10, 2021
The Dangers of Expanded Gambling (featuring Les Bernal)
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Les Bernal, National Director of Stop Predatory Gambling to discuss healing Historical Horse Racing and expanded gambling in Kentucky. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
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February 03, 2021
Loving One Another
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss healing the division in our world. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
26:29
January 27, 2021
Processing the Election and Civil Unrest (Part 2)
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Brandon Porter, Director of Communications for the Kentucky Baptist Convention to continue our discussion on the election, civil unrest, and the pastoral response. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
January 20, 2021
Processing the Election and Civil Unrest (Part 1)
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the invasion of the U.S. Capitol and the pastoral response. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/ Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center
28:00
January 13, 2021
Election Challenges and Post-Truth Culture
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss election challenges and our post-truth culture. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
January 06, 2021
2020: A Year In Review
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to look back on 2020. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
December 30, 2020
Christmas, the Church, and COVID-19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Hershael York, Dean of Theology at Southern Seminary, to discuss Christmas, the church, and COVID-19. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
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December 23, 2020
The Church and Culture w/ Pastor Robert Cunningham
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Robert Cunningham of Tates Creek Presbyterian Church to discuss the church and culture. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
December 16, 2020
REWIND: The Gathering Storm w/ Dr. Al Mohler
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we rewind to our conversation with Dr. Al Mohler on the Church and politics. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
30:00
December 09, 2020
Processing the Election Results (Part 2)
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to continue our discussion on processing the election results. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
December 02, 2020
Thanksgiving
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Thanksgiving. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
November 25, 2020
Processing the Election Results (Part 1)
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the election results. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
November 18, 2020
Conversion Therapy w/ Daniel Mingo
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by Daniel Mingo of Abba's Delight Ministries to talk about conversion therapy. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
30:00
November 11, 2020
"Why Social Justice is Not Biblical Justice" w/ author Scott Allen
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Scott Allen to discuss his book "Why Social Justice is Not Biblical Justice." If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
30:00
November 04, 2020
Church and Politics
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastors Robert Cunningham (Tates Creek Presbyterian Church) and Jason Pettus (Living Hope Baptist Church) to discuss the church and politics. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
30:00
October 28, 2020
Protecting Girls' Sports
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss protecting girls' sports. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
October 21, 2020
Government Overreach
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss government overreach. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
October 14, 2020
The Gathering Storm (with Dr. Al Mohler)
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Al Mohler to discuss "the gathering storm." If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
30:00
October 07, 2020
Qualities of a SCOTUS Justice (with State Sen. Whitney Westerfield)
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Kentucky State Sen. Whitney Westerfield to discuss the qualities of a SCOTUS Justice. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
September 30, 2020
Upcoming Election
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the election. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
27:35
September 23, 2020
Justice
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss justice. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
September 16, 2020
Current Events and Political News
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss some current events and political news. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
September 09, 2020
The Gift of Work
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss why work is a gift. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
September 02, 2020
What Does the Church Have to Do With Me?
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss what the church has to do with you. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
August 26, 2020
Is Kentucky Farm Bureau "Big on Discrimination?"
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to stand up for Kentucky Farm Bureau. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
August 19, 2020
Human Dignity
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss human dignity. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
August 12, 2020
Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss sanctuary cities for the unborn. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
August 05, 2020
How to Have a Conversation
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the lost art of conversation. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 29, 2020
Is the Death Penalty Biblical?
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss whether or not the death penalty is biblical. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 22, 2020
Cultural Appropriation
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss cultural appropriation. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 15, 2020
Religious Liberty
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Religious Liberty. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 08, 2020
Faith Wins Kentucky
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Commonwealth Policy Center's Director of Church Outreach, Bob Scott, to discuss CPC's new initiative, Faith Wins Kentucky. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
July 01, 2020
Transparency In Christianity
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss transparency in Christianity. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
30:00
June 24, 2020
SCOTUS Expands the Definition of Sex
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling that expanded the definition of sex. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
June 17, 2020
Racial Reconciliation Begins With Church
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Richard Dixon to discuss racial reconciliation and the murder of George Floyd. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
30:00
June 10, 2020
George Floyd and the Sanctity of Life
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the sanctity of life in the wake of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minnesota. You may access the program here or on our website www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org. Like and Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/commonwealthpolicy Follow us on Twitter: @CPC4Kentucky LinkedIn: Commonwealth Policy Center E-Newsletter: https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mailing-list/
28:00
May 27, 2020
Reopening Churches for In-Person Services
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the reopening of churches for in-person services. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealthpolicy.org.
28:00
May 20, 2020
Sen. Rand Paul and Government's Handling of COVID-19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Sen. Rand Paul and the government's handling of COVID-19. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealthpolicy.org.
28:00
May 13, 2020
Separation of Church and State During COVID-19 (Part 2) 05/06/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the status of COVID and how it affects the interaction between the church and the government. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealthpolicy.org.
28:00
May 06, 2020
Separation of Church and State During COVID-19 04/29/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the separation of church and state during the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealthpolicy.org.
28:00
April 29, 2020
Interview with CPC's Director of Church Outreach 04/22/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by CPC's new Director of Church Outreach, Bob Scott, to discuss ways the Church can respond to the government during COVID-19. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor at (270) 314-3636.
28:00
April 22, 2020
Friendship, Veto Override, and COVID-19 04/15/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss friendship, the Kentucky Legislature's veto override session, and the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
April 15, 2020
The Church and the Government During COVID-19 04/08/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Commonwealth Policy Center's Director of Church Outreach, Bob Scott, to discuss ways the Church should respond to the government during the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
April 08, 2020
Churches Serving Their Community 04/01/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by the Pastor of Journey Church in Brandenburg, Ryan Franks, to discuss ways the Church can respond to issues in their community. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
April 01, 2020
The Church's Response to Coronavirus 03/25/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by CPC's new Director of Church Outreach, Bob Scott to discuss the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the Church's response. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
March 25, 2020
Coronavirus 03/18/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks, to discuss the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
March 18, 2020
Smart Approaches to Marijuana 03/11/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Garth Van Meter, Vice-President of Government Relations at Smart Approaches to Marijuana, to discuss the current state of Medical Marijuana. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
March 11, 2020
Interview with Attorney General Daniel Cameron 03/04/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Attorney General Daniel Cameron to discuss the initiatives in his office. Then we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks for a recap. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
March 04, 2020
Medical Marijuana 02/26/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss medical marijuana. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
February 27, 2020
Socialism 2/19/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Socialism. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
February 19, 2020
LGBT Legislation 02/12/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss recent objections regarding LGBT legislation.If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
February 12, 2020
Interview with State Sen. Robby Mills 02/05/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by State Sen. Robby Mills to discuss some important bills in this legislative session. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
February 05, 2020
Legislative Session Begins 01/29/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss some of the most important bills in this legislative session. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
28:00
January 29, 2020
US Military Targets General Qasem Soleimani 01/16/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the strike on General Qasem Soleimani. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
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January 16, 2020
Euphemisms and Irony 01/09/20
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss euphemisms and irony. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
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January 09, 2020
What is Christmas Really About (Part 2) 12/24/19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Hershael York to discuss what Christmas is really about. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
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December 24, 2019
What is Christmas Really About (Part 1) 12/20/19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss what Christmas is really about. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
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December 20, 2019
What Does the Church Support? 12/12/19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss what the Church supports. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
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December 12, 2019
Christians in the Marketplace 12/5/19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by WNKJ's Gator Gaynor to discuss Christians in the marketplace. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org.  The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
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December 04, 2019
Thanksgiving 11/27/19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we were joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Thanksgiving and the first Thanksgiving in history.If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please  email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program.
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November 27, 2019
Governor-Elect Beshear and Gambling 11/22/19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Governor-Elect Andy Beshear and gambling. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org.
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November 22, 2019
Do Parents Have the Right to Change Their Child's Gender? 11/15/19
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss if parents have the right to change a child's gender. Previous programs can be downloaded here. The Commonwealth Matters has moved to our new website at www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org . Please visit the new site to access the program. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email commonwealthpolicy@gmail.com.
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November 15, 2019
Interviewing Professor Denny Burk
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Professor Denny Burk of Southern Theological Seminary to discuss gender and our inability to transcend gender. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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October 29, 2019
Interview with Mark Edgar
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Mark Edgar to compare life in Zimbabwe to life in the United States. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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October 24, 2019
Interview With Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by KY Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis to discuss current education initiatives. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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October 17, 2019
What do You Want Your Kids to Be?
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss what you want your children to become.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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October 09, 2019
Immigration and Dreamers
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Immigrants and Dreamers.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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October 09, 2019
Humility in a Competitive World
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss remaining humble in a competitive world.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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September 25, 2019
What is in a Word
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss changing the definitions of words.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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September 18, 2019
U of L Offers an LGBTQ Minor
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the University of Louisville's addition of a LGBTQ minor.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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September 11, 2019
News Media Bias
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss bias in the news media.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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September 04, 2019
Teaching the Bible in Public Schools
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss teaching the Bible in public schools.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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August 28, 2019
Epstein and Sex Trafficking
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss Jeffrey Epstein and sex trafficking.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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August 21, 2019
Is Teen Sex Ok?
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to address a Teen Vogue article on teen sex. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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August 14, 2019
Proper Political Engagement
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by State Sen. Robby Mills to talk about proper political engagements. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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August 07, 2019
When Helping Hurts
In the second edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to talk about when helping someone may actually hurt more than it helps. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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August 06, 2019
Addressing Brokenness
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to talk about the brokenness.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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July 24, 2019
Limits of Government
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to talk about the limits of government.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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July 10, 2019
Independence Day
In this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to talk about Independence Day.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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July 03, 2019
The Kingdom of God: Part 2
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are continuing our discussion with Pastor Ron Hicks about the Kingdom of God. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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June 19, 2019
The Kingdom of God: Part 1
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to talk about the Kingdom of God. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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June 12, 2019
Navigating Church and Culture
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to talk about navigating Church and culture. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, or would like to pick up the program, please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealth policy.org
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June 05, 2019
Regular People Can Run For Office
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by State Rep. Randy Bridges to talk about running for office. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. If you are interested in picking up The Commonwealth Matters, please contact ben@commonwealthpolicy.org for more information. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions please contact CPC's Director of Content and Engagement, Ben Taylor, at ben@commonwealthpolicy.org.
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May 29, 2019
Sexual Abuse in the Church
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Phillip Bethancourt, who is the Executive Vice President at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, to discuss Sexual Abuse in the Church. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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May 01, 2019
Equality Act
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Andrew Walker, who is the Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, to discuss the Equality Act. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians.  If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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April 24, 2019
Overcoming Evangelical Gnosticism
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Ron Hicks to discuss overcoming Evangelical Gnosticism. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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April 17, 2019
Evangelical Gnosticism
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Ron Hicks to discuss Evangelical Gnosticism. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. Previous programs can be found here. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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April 10, 2019
Challenges Facing the Church
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Ron Hicks to discuss challenges facing the Church. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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April 03, 2019
Free Speech On College Campuses
Due to technical difficulties, this week's edition of The Commonwealth Matters is coming to you a late. In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Ron Hicks to discuss free speech on college campuses. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. Previous programs can be found here. If you would like to interview Richard Nelson, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, please text (270) 719-1640 or email richard@commonwealthpolicy.org. If you have production or technical questions, please contact Chris Weatherspoon at (270) 350-2064.
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March 27, 2019
Complementariansim
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss spiritual warfare. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. Previous programs can be found here.
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March 20, 2019
Spiritual Warfare
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss spiritual warfare. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. Previous programs can be found here.
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March 13, 2019
Pro-Life Issues
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Donna Harrison, Executive Director of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Dr. Tom Green, OB-GYN of 40 years to discuss the Abortion Pill Reversal procedure and Senate Bill 50: the Chemical Abortion Reporting Bill. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. 
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March 06, 2019
Abortion Pill Reversal
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Donna Harrison, Executive Director of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Susan Liebel with the Susan B. Anthony List to discuss the Abortion Pill Reversal procedure and Senate Bill 50: the Chemical Abortion Reporting Bill. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. 
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February 27, 2019
Education Choice
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Andrew Vandiver, a board member at Ed Choice Kentucky, to talk about school choice. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians. 
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February 20, 2019
Grief, Hope, and Your Testimony
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to talk about grief, hope in the face of grief, and how grief influences your testimony. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians.
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February 13, 2019
Forgiveness for Public Officials
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to talk about forgiveness when public officials make mistakes in office. The Commonwealth Matters is a 28-minute weekly program on issues and events that affect Kentuckians.
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February 06, 2019
Adoption/Foster Care Initiatives
This week on the Commonwealth Matters I will be sitting down with Chris and Alicia Johnson from the Office of Community and Faith Based Initiatives to discuss adoption and foster care initiatives in Kentucky.
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January 30, 2019
Pro-Life Trends in Kentucky
This week on the Commonwealth Matters I will be sitting down with Sen. Robby Mills (R-Henderson) and Sen. Matt Castlen (R-Owensboro) to discuss Pro-Life trends in Kentucky.
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January 23, 2019
Addictions
This week on The Commonwealth Matters I will be sitting down with Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss addiction issues and how to deal with addictions from a Christian perspective.
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January 16, 2019
Gender X
This week on The Commonwealth Matters I will be sitting down to talk with Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the Gender X movement.
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January 09, 2019
2018 A Year in Review
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters I am joined by pastor Ron Hicks to review the major headlines of 2018. 
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January 02, 2019
12/24/18 Who is Jesus?
In this podcast edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined Hershael York who is Dean of Theology at Southern Seminary and pastor of Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort. We discuss the question of who Jesus is. 
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December 24, 2018
12/18/18 The Meaning of Christmas
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters I am joined by pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the meaning of Christmas.
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December 18, 2018
12/11/18 Somerset SOGI ordinance proposal
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by A.C. Donahue an attorney with the group Alliance Defending Freedom. We discuss the proposal of a SOGI Ordinance in Somerset Kentucky.
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December 11, 2018
12/04/18 Church and Culture
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Robert Cunningham, pastor of Tates Creek Presbyterian Church of Lexington. We discuss the church and culture.
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December 04, 2018
11/27/18 Contending for Truth in a Post-Truth Culture
In this podcast edition of The Commonwealth Matters I am joined by Robert Cunningham, pastor of Tates Creek Presbyterian Church. We discuss contending for truth in a post-truth age.
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November 27, 2018
11/20/18 Abortion Ban
In this podcast edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by pastor Ron Hicks and are discussing the abortion ban bill that has been struck down.
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November 20, 2018
11/14/18 Processing Public Tragedy
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters I am joined by pastor Ron Hicks to discuss how to process public tragedy.
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November 14, 2018
11/07/18 America Coming Apart
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters I am joined by pastor Ron Hicks and are discussing America coming apart and what that means.
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November 07, 2018
10/30/18 Processing Troubling News
In this edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by pastor Ron Hicks and are processing troubling news stories.
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October 30, 2018
10/23/18 The Church's Role in Society
In this edition of the Commonwealth Matters we are joined by pastor Josh Hershberger of the Bold Church Initiative and are discussing church's role in society.
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October 23, 2018
10/16/18 Special Election Edition
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters I am joined by pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the upcoming election.
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October 16, 2018
10/09/18 Controversial Census Questions
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by pastor Ron Hicks and are discussing controversial census questions about sexual orientation and gender identity.
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October 09, 2018
10/02/18 Principles of Justice
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by pastor Ron Hicks and are discussing upholding principles of American justice.
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October 02, 2018
09/11/18 Tolerance
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss what tolerance means.
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September 27, 2018
09/04/18 In God We Trust
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the national motto, "In God We Trust", and the bill introduced that would require it to be posted in all of our public schools in Kentucky.
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September 27, 2018
08/27/18 Responding to the Alt Right
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss political rallies and the appropriate engagement in the public realm.
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September 27, 2018
08/20/18 Fairness Ordinances
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss fairness ordinances, laws that protect homosexuality and gender identity as civil rights.
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September 27, 2018
08/07/18 The Rise of Transgenderism
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss transgenderism in our nation.
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September 27, 2018
08/01/18 Gambling
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss gambling expansion.
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September 27, 2018
07/30/18 Interview with Wayne Lewis
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Wayne Lewis, the interim commissioner of education for Kentcuky, to discuss issues relating to charter schools, graduation rates and the Jefferson County public schools.
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September 27, 2018
07/23/18 Immigration Policy
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss immigration policy.
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September 27, 2018
07/16/18 Supreme Court Nomination
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Pastor Ron Hicks to discuss the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.
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September 27, 2018
07/11/18 The Importance of Life
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we discuss the importance of life.
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September 27, 2018
07/04/18 The Importance of Marriage
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we discuss the importance of marriage.
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September 27, 2018
06/27/18 The Importance of Religious Liberty
In this episode of the Commonwealth Matters we discuss the importance of religious liberty and what it means.
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September 27, 2018
06/20/18 Examining the Most Important Pillars of Society
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we examine the most important pillars of society - life, marriage and fiscal responsibility.
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September 27, 2018
06/13/18 Teenagers are Impacting Kentucky for Good
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are discussing how a group of Kentucky teenagers took part in an event called Love Loud. Love Loud is a summer, local missions event that creates an opportunity for teenagers to serve together and share Christs' love.
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September 27, 2018
06/06/18 The Supreme Court Protects Religious Liberty
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Josh Hershberger to discuss a Supreme Court case ruling that protects religious liberty.
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September 27, 2018
05/30/18 All About Freedom
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we discuss the freedoms we enjoy, how we can protect them and how others have sacrificed so much so that we can have them.
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September 27, 2018
05/23/18 A Conversation with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton
In this special edition of The Commonwealth Matters we share an interview with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton.
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September 27, 2018
05/16/18 Understanding Gender Identity with Dr. Glenn Stanton
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Glenn Stanton from Focus on the Family to discuss gender identity.
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September 27, 2018
05/09/18 Kentucky's Upcoming Primary Election
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we discuss the upcoming primary election in Kentucky and why is it so important.
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September 27, 2018
04/25/18 What are Public Charter Schools?
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Dr. Gary Houchens to discuss what charter schools are, what they are not and if they come to be in Kentucky.
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September 27, 2018
04/18/18 A Review of the 2018 General Assembly Session
In this episode of the Commonwealth Matters we review the 2018 General Assembly Session and discuss some of the bills that were addressed.
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September 27, 2018
04/11/18 Five Thoughts about Kentucky's Financial Crisis
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we discuss the financial crisis in Kentucky.
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September 27, 2018
03/28/18 Building Strong and Healthy Marriages with Grace Marriage
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Brad and Marilyn Rhoads of Grace Marriage to discuss building strong and healthy marriages.
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September 27, 2018
03/21/18 The Importance of Truth in Public Policy
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we discuss truth in public policy.
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September 27, 2018
03/14/18 A Potential Opportunity for School Choice with Dr. Gary Houchens and Rep. John Carney
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we discuss a program that would allow school of choice for middle to low income families.
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September 27, 2018
03/07/18 Kentucky's Child Bride Bill Moves Forward in the 2018 General Assembly
In this episode of the Commonwealth Matters Whitney Westerfield joins us to discuss a senate bill that would prohibit marriage for those under the age of 17.
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September 27, 2018
09/25/18 Marcy's Law with Whitney Westerfield
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Whitney Westerfield to discuss Marsy's Law that will be on the ballot in Kentucky this November.
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September 25, 2018
09/18/18 Glimpse into Prolife Ministry
In this episode of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Amanda Westerfield, director of Alpha Alternative Pregnancy Care Center in Hopkinsville. We will be talking about what goes on in a prolife ministry.
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September 21, 2018