The War on Christians

August 23, 2014
Understanding the Times with Jan Markell

Common Core and the Christian: A Clash of Worldviews

August 30, 2014
Jan tackles the issue of Common Core in our public schools. One of Jan’s guests, attorney and spokesperson against Common Core, Marjorie Holsten, calls it “ObamaCore” and says it is worse than ObamaCare. It is indoctrination on steroids and is training kids to be good little global citizens. But it is ruining education. It is huge government overreach. Fifth graders will read a book suggesting Obama is a ‘messiah.’ Our Founding Fathers were supposedly racists. Conservatives are dangerous. Blatant pornography is a part of some curriculum. Then Bryan Fischer from American Family Radio joins Jan to continue the discussion. They consider a Common Core assignment that debunks the Holocaust. Much more info is given out that you need if you have kids in your life you care about who are a victim of this system. We use the mobile app found on the Home page of

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Jan Markell founded Olive Tree Ministries in the 1980s to teach believers how to be watchmen on the wall and understand the times from a biblical perspective. She is the author of 8 books with the major Christian publishing houses. She has also produced a dozen DVDs, some of them aired on Sky Angel.  Her popular radio program is hearing on over 800 radio stations across North America. She hosts the largest Bible prophecy conference in America.

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