The Lancaster Patriot Podcast
By Chris Hume
The Lancaster Patriot Podcast is a production of The Lancaster Patriot, a conservative newspaper operating on Christian principles and serving Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and beyond. We deliver our print newspaper 52 times a year to anywhere in the United States. For more information visit www.thelancasterpatriot.com.
#46 - Lancaster Mayor Proposes Property Tax Hike (feat. Joel Saint)
Danene Sorace, mayor of Lancaster, recently proposed an 8% property tax hike for the city. Sorace stated that more taxes are needed to fund "public safety," especially police. In this episode of The Lancaster Patriot Podcast, local pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot managing editor Chris Hume to discuss the mayor's budget proposal and the underlying concepts of taxation, police, and the role of civil government. For more information on the upcoming event (Dec. 7, 2022) featuring Joel Saint, visit: https://futureofchristendom.org/
November 30, 2022
#45 - Have We Fought the Good Fight? (feat. Joel Saint)
In this episode of The Lancaster Patriot Podcast, local pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot managing editor Chris Hume to discuss some of the results of the 2022 midterm elections. They also consider a quote from Ron DeSantis, where the Florida governor says, "I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race in the first term, and I have kept the faith." Have conservatives been fighting the "good fight"? By what standard do we judge if the fight we are fighting is the correct one? Andrew Torba's e-mail: https://news.gab.com/2022/11/the-path-forward-build-and-balkanize/
November 18, 2022
#44 - Lancastrians Vote for More of the GOP
Lancaster County voters turned out to vote for GOP candidates to represent Lancaster County in Harrisburg. Nine out of eleven races for Pa. Senate or House seats went to Republicans. Sturla and Smith-Wade-El were the two Democrat victors, according to unofficial results. The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume provides a brief overview of the unofficial election results in Lancaster County.
November 11, 2022
#43 - Education, Medicine, and Incrementalism (feat. Dr. Greg Wheeler)
The Pennsylvania gubernatorial race brings with it many questions for consideration. A recent editorial from The Lancaster Patriot challenged Sen. Mastriano's policy and proposals in the realm of government education. Dr. Greg Wheeler, an emergency room physician, was willing to sit down with The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to share some of his disagreements and engage with some of the ideas behind Hume's editorial. (Stay tuned for more coverage from The Lancaster Patriot on Dr. Wheeler's story as a physician seeking to love his neighbor without government regulation.) For more information about The Lancaster Patriot, visit: https://www.thelancasterpatriot.com/ To listen to Chris Hume and Joel Saint talk about the government school system, watch this video: https://youtu.be/ziU-oDiIoWQ To read the original editorial by Hume, click here: https://www.thelancasterpatriot.com/mastriano-selling-a-bill-of-goods-with-his-parental-bill-of-rights/
November 04, 2022
#42 - Trusting in Lies: Julie Green, Bo Polny, and Reawaken America (feat. Joel Saint)
Reawaken America is touring the States, with many speakers making "prophecies" about Trump returning, claiming God is speaking to them, and promising great blessings on those opposed to the Left. But is a little discernment in order here? Local pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to discuss and analyze clips from a recent Reawaken America event in Lancaster County. For more about The Lancaster Patriot, visit www.thelancasterpatriot.com. Clip of Julie Green at Sen. Mastriano event: https://youtu.be/XniBO4p7a3s
November 03, 2022
#41 - A Discussion on Libertarianism (feat. Joel Saint & Josh Gerber)
Josh Gerber, a Libertarian candidate for the Pa. House Seat (98th District) joined local pastor Joel Saint and The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to discuss his views of civil government and the Libertarian platform.
October 27, 2022
#40 - The GOP: Our Only Hope? (feat. Joel Saint)
On today's podcast, Pastor Joel Saint and The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume seek to answer the following question: Is the Republican Party part of the solution or part of the problem? To do so, they also address other questions. Is there a standard in the Bible for voting? Does the GOP (Republican Party) have a track record of fidelity to Christ's plan for the nations or to humanistic bureaucracy?
October 20, 2022
#39 - Kevin Swanson's New Book and the Importance of Education
Kevin Swanson has been involved in Christian education for over 40 years. His recent book, Epoch: The Rise and Fall of the West, chronicles how the West was shaped by Christianity and how that foundation has been eroded. In this episode, Kevin joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to discuss the new book and the importance of Christian education.
October 13, 2022
#38 - The Problem with Prisons (feat. Joel Saint)
Lancaster County Commissioners approved a new multi-million-dollar prison facility for the county. In today's episode, local pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to discuss prisons. What is their purpose? Are they biblical? Is there a better way?
October 12, 2022
#37 - Eminent Domain in Lancaster County (feat. Joel Saint)
Local pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to discuss the recent use of eminent domain by the Lancaster County Commissioners concerning a piece of land for a new prison facility. While the recent case was more of a formality in many ways (the property owners wanted to sell), the fact remains that the principle of eminent domain makes the claim that the state has the sovereign right to all the land. To listen to Chris Hume's public comments from the Commissioners Meeting visit: https://youtu.be/P5HYH51YMRs To read The Lancaster Patriot's news story visit: https://www.thelancasterpatriot.com/commissioners-use-eminent-domain-on-part-of-land-for-prison-project/
October 05, 2022
#36 - FBI Raids Pro-Lifer, City Flag Ordinance, and 'Neutrality' (feat. Joel Saint)
Local Pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to discuss recent news (state and local). A team of FBI agents arrived at a Pennsylvania man's house. His crime? Shoving someone away from his son. The City of Lancaster approves a flag ordinance which would prohibit the city from flying "religious" flags. PA House and Senate bills claim to support parents rights. And Joel comments on two criminal sentencing verdicts in Lancaster County.
September 28, 2022
#35 - Abortion (feat. Joel Saint)
Local Pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to discuss Saint's recent trip to an abortion abolition event in western Pennsylvania and the topic of abortion.
September 26, 2022
#34 - Election Integrity with The Federalist's Victoria Marshall
Victoria Marshall, staff writer at The Federalist (thefederalist.com), joins Chris Hume on The Lancaster Patriot Podcast to discuss various election integrity stories throughout the nation.
September 05, 2022
#33 - Back to School, Back to Socialism (feat. Joel Saint)
Local pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to discuss the increased funding for government education and provide commentary on the socialistic education system thriving in Lancaster County and the United States. (To watch the video of the podcast, visit The Lancaster Patriot's YouTube channel.)
September 02, 2022
#32 - County Commissioners Respond to Local Pastor’s Comments About Socialism
On Aug. 31 local pastor Joel Saint (Independence Reformed Bible Church) addressed the three Lancaster County commissioners regarding socialism. All three commissioners responded to the pastor's comments.
September 01, 2022
#31 – Amos Miller vs. the Federal Beast (feat. Joel Saint)
Local pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to provide commentary and analysis on the Amos Miller story. (To watch the video of the podcast, visit The Lancaster Patriot's YouTube channel.
August 24, 2022
#30 – Dr. Greg Carey Attacks ‘Christian Nationalism’ (feat. Joel Saint)
Local pastor Joel Saint joins The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume to provide commentary and analysis on a recent speech given in Lancaster by Dr. Greg Carey entitled, "Christian Nationalism: What Everyone Needs to Know."
August 18, 2022
#29 - Rep. Kathy Rapp Discusses Funding the University of Pittsburg
Earlier this month, both the PA House and Senate voted to fund the University of Pittsburgh despite the fact that the school has not ceased its research using the body parts of murdered babies. On today's episode, Representative Kathy Rapp (R-65) joins Chris Hume to discuss this ongoing story.
July 22, 2022
#28 - Turley Talks Film Premieres, Hempfield Preserves Girls' Sports, and 47 Republicans Compromise on Marriage
In this episode of The Lancaster Patriot Podcast, Ralph Cochran, President of Turley Talks, joins Chris Hume to discuss Turley Talks' new film and the woke outcry against it. We also look at Hempfield's recent school board vote and the compromise of 47 GOP legislators regarding marriage.
July 20, 2022
#27 - Tom Jones Discusses His Campaign, His Worldview, and the Conservative Movement
Tom Jones sat down with The Lancaster Patriot's Chris Hume on June 17, 2022, to discuss his campaign for state representative, his worldview and values, and the future of the conservative movement in Lancaster County and Pennsylvania.
June 17, 2022
#26 - Mike Jones Supports Challengers to GOP Incumbents, Ousted from Committees
During the May 2022 primary, Mike Jones supported two challengers to GOP incumbents. Both of them won. In response, GOP leadership kicked Jones out of three committees. He sat down with The Lancaster Patriot to discuss.
June 07, 2022
#25 - Dave Zimmerman Removed by GOP Leadership from Three Committees
On May 23, 2022, Representative Dave Zimmerman was removed from three legislative committees. The decision was made by "leadership" within the Republican Party. Representative Zimmerman sat down with The Lancaster Patriot to discuss this decision and his concerns with the actions of GOP leadership.
June 03, 2022
#24 - Homosexual Pride Flag Allegedly Stolen from Lancaster City Residence
A homosexual pride flag was allegedly stolen from a Lancaster City residence this week. On this episode of The Lancaster Patriot Podcast, Chris Hume provides commentary on this incident and the LNP article that covered it.
May 26, 2022
#23 - Gay Pride at Government Schools and an Abolition of Abortion Bill Opposed by "Pro-Lifers"
Hempfield School District tries to address the drag queen event, but fails to deal with the fundamental problem. A bill that would have abolished all abortion in Louisiana is rejected by "pro-lifers."
May 13, 2022
#22 - Charlie Gerow Runs for PA Governor
Charlies Gerow is a Republican running for Pennsylvania Governor. He joins me today to talk about abortion, education, taxation, and more.
May 12, 2022
#21 - Navy Captain Charles Mingonet (retired) and the Military Vaccine Mandate
Captain Charles Mingonet, USN (retired) served 25 years with the Navy. His experience includes serving as Commander of a combat carrier squadron 2004-2005, Electron Warfare Office for Central Command Head Quarters 2005-2006, Congressional Navy Liaison for Naval Warfare Director 2006, Commander of a Naval Air Station 2007-2010. He attended Asbury College and received a Business Degree in 1980. Following college, he and his wife moved back to Florida to work in the family business and serve as a youth pastor 1980-84. He then entered into pilot training in 1984 with the United States Navy and was the distinguished graduate for his class. He joined The Lancaster Patriot Podcast today to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine mandate in the military.
April 29, 2022
#20 - Lancaster County News, Apr 29, 2022
Avian flu detected at fifth facility in Lancaster County, Amos Miller continues his battle with the USDA, and the Lancaster County Human Trafficking Task Force arrests a man for trafficking 18-year-old. All this an and more on today's episode of The Lancaster Patriot Podcast. For more, visit https://thelancasterpatriot.com/.
April 29, 2022
#19 - Barry Barkley and The John Birch Society
Barry Barkley is the Lancaster Area Chapter Leader for the John Birch Society. He joins the show today to talk about limited government, globalism, and more. For more information about The John Birch Society, visit www.jbs.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
April 28, 2022
#18 - Lancaster County News, Apr 21, 2022
Kreider Farms destroys 1.5 million chickens, thieves steal $17,000 from skill machines, child rapist sentenced to only 19-40 years in prison, and Senator Doug Mastriano releases his plan for first 100 days as governor. All this an and more on today's episode of The Lancaster Patriot Podcast. For more, visit https://thelancasterpatriot.com/.
April 21, 2022
#17 - Dr. Nche Zama Runs for Pennsylvania Governor
Dr. Nche Zama is a Republican running for Pennsylvania Governor. He is a renowned cardiothoracic surgeon who completed training at the Cleveland Clinic and Harvard University. Zama holds a PhD in chemistry, a Harvard master’s degree in management, and a medical degree. He joins the podcast today to talk about abortion, pandemic mismanagement, and education.
April 07, 2022
#16 - Lancaster County News, Apr 7, 2022
LGBTQ activist "flees" to Lancaster County, Lancaster Mennonite School's Anti-Racism Task Force recommends woke books, and a local woman killed by a reckless driver. For more, visit https://thelancasterpatriot.com/.
April 07, 2022
#15 - Bryan Cutler and the Upcoming Primary Election
Representative Bryan Cutler (R-100, serving part of Lancaster County) will appear on the May 17 primary ballot against Anne Weston. He joins me today to discuss abortion, term limits, education, and more.
April 06, 2022
#14 - Lancaster County News, Mar 31, 2022
Congressman Smucker votes for legislation related to retirement regulations, City of Lancaster approves of Philadelphia's increased gun regulations, and a theft in Columbia Borough motivated by hate.
March 31, 2022
#13 - Lancaster County News, Mar 30, 2022
Another fatal crash on State Route 72, LG Health Recognized as "LGBTG+ Equality Leader," and Lancaster County candidates prepare for primary showdowns. For more, visit https://thelancasterpatriot.com/.
March 30, 2022
#12 - James Jones Runs for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
James Jones is a Pennsylvania Republican running for the office of Lieutenant Governor. Jones is the founder and principal at Silverback Commodities and has over 25 years of experience with global governments, energy, military, finance, project development, and engineering. In this episode of The Lancaster Patriot podcast, Jones discusses why he is running for Lieutenant Governor.
March 28, 2022
#11 - Lancaster County News, Mar 24, 2022
Rep. Jim Cox announces he will not run for re-election, Lancaster County Human Trafficking Task Force conducts sting operation, and a Manheim woman stabs her husband in the face five times.
March 24, 2022
#10 - Mike Miller Runs for State Senate
Mike Miller is a Republican running for State Senate, representing northern Lancaster County (District 36). He earned an MBA from Temple University and is a business owner in the financial services industry. He joins me today to discuss his campaign and platform.
March 24, 2022
#9 - Lancaster County News, Mar 15, 2022
Representative Sturla calls for equal pay, a fatal shooting in downtown Lancaster, and the former Officer in Charge of the Lancaster County Drug Task Force is charged with stealing more than $200,000 from the Task Force.
March 15, 2022
#8 - Lancaster County News, Mar 12, 2022
New business comes to Denver, PA, cat adoption on Saint Patrick's Day, and a lawsuit focused on government education.
March 12, 2022
#7 - Russ Diamond and Health Freedom in PA
Russ Diamond is a Pennsylvania State Representative and candidate for Lt. Governor. He joins me today to discuss government mandates, health freedom, and his proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution.
February 28, 2022
#6 - Don Currin and the Church in Ukraine
Don Currin is the Eastern Europe Coordinator for HeartCry Missionary Society. He joins me today to talk about the work of the gospel in Ukraine and the challenges facing missionaries due to the present conflict with Russia.
February 28, 2022
#5 - Biblical News Analysis, Feb 26, 2022
America's foreign policy goals and the biblical solution to other nation's problems; Republican views of government education are inadequate.
February 26, 2022
#4 - Ethan Demme and the SAM Party
Ethan Demme is the PA State Chair for the SAM Party (joinsam.org). He joins me today to discuss the need for a third party and the importance of local politics.
February 25, 2022
#3 - Biblical News Analysis, Feb 24, 2022
Colorado governor calls it "overreach" to forbid men from using women's restrooms and tyranny continues in Canada.
February 24, 2022
#2 - Greg Schmalhofer and Addiction Recovery
Greg Schmalhofer, a Lancaster County local, has been involved in recovery ministry for over 15 years. He has recently written a book, "The Hope Recovery Devotional: There is Always Hope with God." In this episode we discuss addiction recovery and the true "higher power" behind freedom from sin.
February 23, 2022
#1 - Heather Wilson and Jacob Wells of GiveSendGo
GiveSendGo co-founders Heather Wilson and Jacob Wells discuss crowdfunding and the recent removal of the Canadian Freedom Convoy by GoFundMe.
February 10, 2022