Faith and Liberty Talk Show

The Faith and Liberty Talk Show is a publication of the Ohio Christian University Business & Government Department and Dave Garrison. Where Faith and Freedom meet.

About the Show

The weekly “Faith & Liberty Talk Show” (podcast) is a joint production of Ohio Christian University’s Business & Government Department and Dave Garrison. The talk show is hosted by Dave Garrison, a former Congressional Candidate from Texas, a senior executive for various Fortune 100 companies, and the current Chair of the OCU Business and Government Department.

The purpose of the talk show is to highlight, discuss, and debate issues related to Christians engaging in the civil and political arena.

Max Lucado on a Nation and Its People in Turmoil

August 23, 2013 with Max Lucado

Max Lucado, one of the nation’s most well-known author, pastor, and storyteller and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Showand former U.S. Congressional Candidate and… read more »


An Astrophysicist Gives Us the Ultimate Proof

August 16, 2013 with Dr. Jason Lisle

Jason Lisle Ph.D, an astrophysicist, author, and Director of Research for The Institute for Creation Research, and Dave Garrison, host ofThe Faith & Liberty Talk Show and former U…. read more »


The Goals of Islam – Part Two

August 9, 2013 with Robert Spencer

In this Part Two of The Goals of Islam, Robert Spencer, one of the top experts in America on Islam, Director of Jihad Watch (a program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center), bestselling… read more »


The Goals of Islam – Part One

August 2, 2013 with Joel Richardson

In this Part One of The Goals of Islam, Joel Richardson, nationally recognized expert on Islam, bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker, and Dave Garrison, host of… read more »


Liberty First!: The Path to Restoring America

July 26, 2013 with KrisAnne Hall

KrisAnne Hall, attorney, former prosecutor, author, and national speaker on the U.S. Constitution and the Founding of America, and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Show… read more »


You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving the Church

July 18, 2013 with David Kinnaman

David Kinnaman, president and majority owner of the Barna Group and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Show and former U.S. Congressional Candidate and national… read more »




Matthew D. Staver
March 28, 2013

Christians’ Rights and Responsibilities before God

with Matthew D. Staver

Matthew D. Staver, Vice President of Liberty University and Dean and Professor of Law at Liberty University School of Law, and Dave Garrison, host of the Faith & Liberty Talk Show and former U.S. Congressional candidate, discuss Christians’ rights and responsibilities to impact this nation with a Christian worldview and our religious freedoms guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Matthew and Dave discuss the threats to our religious freedoms by President Obama who is hostile to Christianity and our biblical values. Dean Staver is also the Founder of Liberty Counsel and has conducted over 1,300 media interviews each year. He has written more than ten books, including Eternal Vigliance: Knowing and Protecting Your Religious Freedom; Same-Sex Marriage: Putting Every Household at Risk; Faith and Freedom: A complete Handbook for Defending Your Religious Rights; Take Back America; and many more. Dean Staver has also argued a number of cases on religious freedoms before the U.S. Supreme Court.


Joel C. Rosenberg

March 22, 2013

Episode 10: The Iranian Threat to Israel and the U.S. and the End Times

with Joel C. Rosenberg

Joel C. Rosenberg, the New York Times bestselling author of numerous Christian based novels, and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Show, and former U.S. Congressional candidate, discuss Joel’s latest book, the Damascus Countdown. Joel and Dave discuss the implications of Joel’s book about the threat of a nuclear Iran to Israel and the U.S., biblical prophecy, and the Islamic views of Iran’s leadership. Because of Joel’s book The Last Jihad, which was a prescient prediction of 9/11, Joel was interviewed on more than 160 radio and TV programs in less than sixty days by national media sources such as Fox News, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, and Michael Reagan. In addition to being a communications advisor to number of U.S. and Israeli leaders including Steve Forbes, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Nathan Saransky, and Rush Limbaugh. Joel Rosenberg has written eight novels, and five nonfiction books, and he and his wife, Lynn, have started the Joshua Fund, which was created to “mobilize Christians to bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus Christ, according to Genesis 12:1-3.



Star Parker
March 14, 2013

The Slavery of Welfare and the Failure of American Public Education

with Star Parker

Star Parker, one of America’s leading Christian conservatives, activist, and founder of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Show and former U.S. Congressional candidate, discuss the issues with welfare in America. Star and Dave discuss the demise of American family caused by welfare and the failure of American public education among numerous other related issues.


Alan Sears
March 8, 2013

Defending Religious Freedoms in the Courts

with Alan Sears

Alan Sears, president, CEO, and general counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Show and former U.S. Congressional candidate, discuss the success of ADF representing Christians, pastors, and religious groups whose religious freedoms have been threatened by the government, universities, and other organizations. Alan and Dave discuss numerous areas where the U.S. Constitution guarantees our religious freedoms, legal rights, and what our Lord expects of us when standing up for our faith. Alan Sears has made numerous media appearances including The Today Show, Nightline, CNN, Fox News, C-Span, The O’Reilly Factor, Laura Ingram Show, Oprah, NPR, and The Lou Dobbs Show. Dave and Alan also cover a pastor’s right to speak on political matters in the pulpit.


Pastor Tim Throckmorton
February 28, 2013

The Pastor, the Pulpit, and Politics

with Pastor Tim Throckmorton

Tim Throckmorton, Pastor of Crossroads Church, author of a number of books, board member of the Faith & Freedom Coalition, and political activist speaks with Dave Garrison, host of The Faith &a


Mark A. Smith, Ohio Christian University President
February 22, 2013

The Future of Higher Education in America

with Mark A. Smith, President

Dr. Mark A. Smith, President of Ohio Christian University, member of the State Board of Education for Ohio, and Chair of the Association of Biblical Higher Education, and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Show, discuss current issues in American higher education. Specifically, Dr. Smith and Dave discuss the benefits of a Christian university education, the causes and remedies for the high cost of a college degree, a Christian’s involvement in the political arena, and the future of higher education.


Bob Barber, VP of Wealth Management, CEO, & Founder
February 15, 2013

Biblical Investment & the Financial Crisis

with Bob Barber, VP of Wealth Management, CEO, & Founder

Bob Barber, CEO and Founder of Christian Financial Association of America and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Show, discuss biblical principles for investing, saving, retirement, and stewardship. Bob and Dave also discuss the causes of the nation’s current financial problems and the potential for a continuing crisis due to government spending and taxation.


Dr. Juliette Madrigal-Dersch
February 8, 2013

Obamacare and the High Cost of Healthcare

with Dr. Juliette Madrigal-Dersch

Dr. Juliette Madrigal-Dersch, the President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and Dave Garrison, host of the Faith & Liberty Talk Show, discuss the issues with Obamacare and the high cost of healthcare.  Dr. Madrigal is a frequent guest on a number of media outlets such as Fox News, the Neil Cavuto Show, NBC news and consultant to congressional candidates, officeholders, and the U.S. Congress on the Affordable Health Care for America Act, i.e., Obamacare.

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Stephen Mansfield
February 1, 2013

Faith of Presidents

with Dr. Stephen Mansfield

Stephen Mansfield, the author of #1 NY Times bestselling book,The Faith of George W. Bush, and Dave Garrison, host of the Faith & Liberty Talk Show, discuss Dr. Mansfield’s latest book,Lincoln’s Battle with God. Dr. Mansfield explains President Lincoln’s long and difficult journey toward faith. Dave and Dr. Mansfield also discuss the faiths of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.


Steve Munisteri, Chairman, Republican Party of Texas
January 24, 2013

Politics, Evangelicals, and State of the Economy

with Steve Munisteri

Steve Munisteri, the Chairman of the Texas Republican Party, talks with Faith & Liberty’s Dave Garrison about the recent election. Dave and Chairman Munisteri also discuss how evangelicals could make a difference in elections. Other topics discussed are the threats to our religious freedoms, the results of the recent election, taxes, job creation, the financial crisis, government spending and debt, and why Texas has a more favorable business climate.


Dr. Larry Schweikart
January 17, 2013

Faith and Liberty Premiere

with Dr. Larry Schweikart

Dr. Larry Schweikart, the #1 best selling author of The Patriot’s Guide to History and frequent Fox News guest, talks with Faith & Liberty’s Dave Garrison about his book, What Would the Founders Say. He discusses the founders and how their faith was reflected in the American Revolution and the creation of the U.S. Constitution. Dave and Dr. Schweikart discuss many other topics related to the current financial crisis, the loss of individual freedom, and the rewriting of history.


Author: Be First In Media Staff

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