The Cory Truax Show

The Cory Truax Show

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By Cory Truax
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EP126: Stop Naming Kids to Make a Statement about YOU / A Slight Change on Hallmark Movies / More!
On this Episode: -Lyrics Breakdown of "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" -One good and example and one bad example on how to behave in civics -Don't mock a kids weird name, but maybe blame their parents -Which Denomination drinks the most? -I think I've changed my mind on Hallmark movies (a little) -The concussion scare around football was overblown -College Football Playoff announcement
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December 4, 2018
Ep 125: We Need "The Thrill of Hope" / Most of Life is Actually Awesome / Social Media Habits
On this episode: -Advent season brings the thrill of hope -We live in an incredible time -We have to listen to each other -3 Tips to manage our social media habits -What's to come in 2020's election -Clemson fans are miserable
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November 27, 2018
Ep 124: Gratitude vs. Entitlement / How to Depolarize / Did Europeans Steal North America?
On this episode: -The Thanksgiving Episode -Thoughts on gratitude -I really don't like college football's rivalry week. -A tool for decision-making -The claim that Europeans were illegal immigrants -A porn-fighting ministry -Weekly Sports
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November 21, 2018
Ep 123: Thoughts on Amazon's NYC and NOVA Deals / Thoughts from the SCBC / Reasons We're Broken
On This Episode: -Lessons from the South Carolina Baptist Convention -I have unpopular thoughts on Amazon's Sweetheart Deal -Unions might have a role in the future -A Poll Illustrates Why We're Broken
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November 14, 2018
Ep 122: 2018 Election Results and Consequences / What's Next? / Trump vs. Acosta
On this episode: -These elections shouldn't matter so much. -What are the takeaways from Tuesday's elections? -What happens next? -Trump faces off with Acosta.
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November 7, 2018
E121: I Actually Have some Encouraging News / Should Christians watch Horror Movies?
On this episode: -The country isn't as bad off as you think -Why we didn't talk about Elizabeth Warren -Should Christians watch horror movies -Celebrate Reformation Day -Election Predictions -Weekly Sports
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October 31, 2018
E120: Now that the Smoke has Cleared, Let's Talk About the Problem of Sexual Assault
On this episode, we dive in to a discussion the culture needs to have regarding sexual assault.
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October 24, 2018
Bonus: 7 Minutes on Why Wearing Trump Socks is a Bad Idea
I caused a controversy on Facebook after my Congressman wore Trump socks. Here’s my follow-up.
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October 20, 2018
Ep 119: We're All Lonely, and it's Breaking Us / State of Theology in the US
On this episode: -My thanks for your input on previous episodes -Ben Sasse a very important new book called "Them" -Technology is awesome, but it's made us lonely. -The state of theology in the US is discouraging -Weekly Sports Segment
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October 16, 2018
EP 118: An Apology / Do Americans have Irreconcilable Differences? / Nikki Haley Resigns
On this episode: -An apology on my tone the last 3 weeks -Biblical underpinning for Christians engaging in civics -Steps to heal after the Kavanaugh War -We explore ideas on how to reconcile divided Americans -Thought on Nikki Haley's resignation -Last week in college football
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October 10, 2018
Ep 117: A Truly Balanced Look at Kavanaugh's Confirmation
On this Episode: -Kavanaugh's and Ford's stories are at least equally credible. The tie should go to the accused. -When an accuser is asking us to hurt someone, the evidence requirements are higher. -We can, and should, allow this process to re-examine how poorly we handle sexual assault -Our broken brains have everyone making really bad arguments about this process. -There are logical reasons to oppose Kavanaugh -There are also irrational, bad reasons to oppose him -I'm ready to confirm Kavanaugh
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October 2, 2018
Ep 116: Everything Wrong with Kavanaugh Confirmation Process
On this episode: -Believe Women is a terrible message -Why Kavanaugh's Accusers aren't credible -You can't apply general sexual assault concepts to this situation -We should re-consider how we're using "survivor" -Christian Artists renounce their faith
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September 26, 2018
Ep 115: Confirm Kavanaugh Now / The Bible on Character
On this Episode: -Judge Kavanaugh should be confirmed now/ -Democrats don't actually care about his accuser. -What behaviors disqualify someone for public service? -How do we evaluate the morals of political leaders? -Latest in College Football
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September 19, 2018
Ep 114: Audio from Jim Carrey / Awesome Audio from Ben Sasse
On this episode: -Jim Carrey on Bill Maher -Ben Sasse on State of the Union -Thoughts on the State of American -Weekly Sports Wrap
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September 13, 2018
Ep 113: Dems Disingenuous at Hearings / The McCain Funeral
On this Episode: -Democrats complain about documents that wouldn't have changed their votes -Hearings should be closed to the public -The Parkland dad behaved disgustingly at the Kavanaugh Hearings -Is there anything to learn from the eulogies at John McCain's Funeral? -Latest in College Football
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September 7, 2018
Ep 112: What Lessons Can We Learn from Sen McCain's passing?
On this Episode: -The Media should realize that the way they treated Senator McCain was the beginning of how we got Trump. -The president should learn that HE must respect the office if he wants others to respect the office. -Be honest with yourself about how you would treat the legal troubles of the "other side." -The Madden Shooting -Don't let sports be an idol -College Football returns
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August 31, 2018
Ep. 111: Civil Conversation on Russia, Health Care and More
I sat down with a progressive, Kevin Henson, to talk about health care policy, the Mueller probe, and religious liberty. This is another effort to model civil disagreement, and it was a fun conversation.
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August 23, 2018
Episode 110: The Bible and Economics -- What Can We Learn?
Socialism is gaining favor in the U.S. For Christians, what can we learn from the Bible to examine capitalism, socialism and every other economic system?
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August 16, 2018
Ep. 109: The Culture War Made Us Worse - I Have Examples
On this episode: -I think "war mentality" is a major reason we're a broken people -The meaning behind this week's headlnes, including: -- The Trump/Lebron Tweet -- Tariffs -- Russia -- Many more -I learned where employer-based health care came from -College Football Preview
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August 8, 2018
Ep. 108: The Only Protestants Growing /Charasmatic Questions
It's the 3-year Anniversary of the Cory Truax Show. We discuss: -Points of theological tension -Why doesn't Bethel Church "bind" the California wild fires -Only one subset of christianity is growing -Political consequences from theological beliefs
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August 2, 2018
Ep. 107: Controversial Church Letter / Better Discourse
On this Episode: -A Kentucky is being criticized for removing some members from the role -Is church membership important? -How long do you let a baby cry? -Some ideas on how to improve our broken national conversation
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July 27, 2018
Ep. 106: Civil Discussion on Abortion, Guns, and Much More
Nathan McDowell rejoins the show to discuss the ideas behind our most divisive issues.
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July 19, 2018
Ep 105: Roe vs Wade Revisited? / Confirm Kavanaugh Quickly
On this episode: -How much do you really know about Roe vs. Wade? -What happens if Roe is "overturned"? -Kavanaugh is a fine pick -How did the president settle on Kavanaugh? -NBA Free Agency
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July 11, 2018
Ep. 104: Is "Social Justice" wrecking Christianity?
There are quite a few people nervous about the direction of theologically conservative Christians. I address that here.
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July 1, 2018
Ep 103: Supreme Court Retirement is HUGE / SCprimary Results
On this Episode: -All the many consequences of Anthony Kennedy's retirement -Takeaways from SC's Primary Results -A lot of examples of our broken thinking
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June 27, 2018
Ep. 102: A Conversation on Faith and Reason
I sat down with the delightful Nathan McDowell to talk about my faith and his skepticism thereof.
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June 20, 2018
Episode 101: The SBC / Kingdom Over Country / SC Primary
-I'm back from the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. I have some thoughts on that. -For American Christians, we need to be sure to value Kingdom over Country -SC's primary results are in
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June 18, 2018
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