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On The Rocks

By Micah Hershberger
Stirred but not shaken. We are Christians living in a foreign land, speaking the truth with love and boldness.
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The Social Justice Divide in the Church
What does it mean to be anti-racist or "woke"?  How does being "woke" affect the theology of pastors and congregations who buy into it?  Garrett Ashley Mullet and Micah Hershberger tackle this topic on today's podcast.  They discuss Voddie Baucham's groundbreaking new book "Fault Lines: The Social Justice Movement and Evangelicalism's Looming Catastrophe" and how it affects you.   And they discuss how being "woke" has affected popular Christian pastors and authors like Paul David Tripp, Russell Moore, John Piper, and Tim Keller.  Should we read books written by "woke" authors?  Should we be more discerning as to which books we're recommending to others if the author is known to take a favorable stance towards Social Justice initiatives?  Is being "woke" the way to go?
01:03:19
May 24, 2021
Book Review: And This Is Why We Homeschool
Between school shutdowns and an increasingly radical Progressive agenda in our public schools, many parents have turned to the homeschool option.  On The Rocks Blog's own Garrett Ashley Mullet published his first book, "And This Is Why We Homeschool", in January of this year.  On today's podcast, we review his book and discuss why Garrett and his wife, Lauren, homeschool their seven children and why you should strongly consider homeschooling your children too. 
01:15:00
February 27, 2021
Why Trust is Essential to Maintaining Your Data Security and Online Privacy
Privacy policies and laws protect our online privacy and data security, but just how trustworthy are the government and the corporations providing us these interconnected platforms?  Award-winning web technologies services provider, Marshall Mullet, joins Micah Hershberger to talk about the role of trust in our society and how you can maintain privacy and keep your data safe.
01:13:44
February 23, 2021
Understanding the Three Major Security Threats to Your Private Online Data
We live in an interconnected world.  Just how secure is your personal data on your smartphone?  Or when you text?  Or when your kids post to Twitter and Facebook?  Marshall Mullet joins Micah Hershberger and Garrett Ashley Mullet again to break down the three major security threats to your private online data that everyone should know about.
42:30
February 09, 2021
Is Big Tech Too Big?
Is "Big Tech" too big?  Are the Big Five - Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple, and Twitter - publishers or public forums?  And should we be concerned about the recent attempts to rule Conservative thought "extremist" and censor it?  Marshall Mullet joins Micah Hershberger and Garrett Ashley Mullet to weigh-in on these and other important questions surrounding the power of Big Tech platforms. 
59:18
February 01, 2021
Debate: Was the 2020 Presidential Election Free or Fraudulent?
Marshall Mullet joins the podcast as he and Garrett Ashley Mullet take opposing sides over the question of election fraud.  You won't want to miss this excellent example of how to debate an issue with civility and respect.  
46:55
January 16, 2021
Should Christians Avoid Politics?
If politics causes division in the church then should Christians avoid politics?  We tackle that and other questions in today's podcast.
44:49
January 14, 2021
What Divides America and the Church?
Americans are deeply divided, but professing Christians are also deeply divided politically.  Is our division simply rooted in partisan politics...or is it something deeper?  Tune in to our latest podcast as Micah Hershberger and Garrett Ashley Mullet take a deep-dive into this issue.
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January 11, 2021
2020: The Year In Review
2020 contained many pivotal moments in American history.  Join us as Micah Hershberger and Garrett Ashley Mullet dissect these events and discuss each of their implications through a biblical worldview. 
01:14:49
December 19, 2020
What Would A Biden/Harris America Look Like?
While we wait for the legal challenges to the 2020 Presidential election to run their course, the On The Rocks Blog writers discuss how our civil liberties would be affected in a Biden/Harris administration.  We focus on three key areas: education, religion, and energy.  Garrett gives a defense of MAGA and explains why it resonates with so many Americans.
01:00:50
December 09, 2020
Summarizing the Trump Legal Team Election Challenge
The Trump Legal Team held a monumental press briefing on Thursday, November 19, outlining allegations of election fraud which they intend to prove swayed the 2020 Presidential Election in Joe Biden's favor.  The Main Stream Media has largely ignored this briefing or else called in "bananas" (thank you, CNN).  But we here at On The Rocks Blog took it seriously.  Please tune in while we summarize the briefing and its larger implications.
58:55
November 22, 2020
The 2020 Election
The writers at On The Rocks Blog, Micah Hershberger and Garrett Ashley Mullet, recap the 2020 Presidential election (so far) and discuss accusations of voter fraud.  
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November 14, 2020