Out of the Question Podcast: Uncovering the Question Behind the Question

Chalcedon Foundation

Out of the Question Podcast: Uncovering the Question Behind the Question is a weekly podcast which uncovers the real question behind many common questions and offers Biblical solutions.

Your hosts Andrea Schwartz, Charles Roberts, & Steve Macias produce this podcast as a part of R.J. Rushdoony's Chalcedon Foundation. Reconstructionist Radio has partnered with Chalcedon to promote the works of Rushdoony as well as contemporary recinstructionists such as Mark Rushdoony, Martin Selbrede, Andrea Schwartz, and others.

All Episodes

From the beginning, there has been a war between the seed of the woman and the seed of the serpent. By misconstruing this fact, the church has truncated the Gospel. Dennis Peacocke discusses the way forward.

Nov 22

1 hr 7 min

Chalcedon Vice-president Martin Selbrede discusses “perfectionism” as an enemy to Christian unity in this episode of the Out of the Question Podcast.

Nov 8

50 min 38 sec

Andrea is joined by Laura Klassen of Choice42 (read: for two) in this episode of the Out of the Question Podcast to discuss how she created a series of viral videos to shed light on what abortion actually is and what it does to humans in the womb.

Nov 1

32 min 21 sec

Is it possible to separate one’s philosophy from one’s religious beliefs, and who is qualified to judge? That’s the subject of this week’s episode of Out of the Question.

Oct 25

46 min 19 sec

In this episode of the Out of the Question Podcast, Patrick J. Michaels, climatologist and author, discusses the faulty science and political motives informing the current debate on the earth’s climate.

Oct 18

53 min 6 sec

In this episode, Andrea and Charles discuss how discounting the reliability of the book of Genesis, by failing to take God’s Word as He gave it, has major implications for our society

Oct 11

48 min 20 sec

In this episode of the Out of the Question Podcast, author and commentator, Lee Duigon, discusses the effect of digital learning on students and its consequent of dumbing down education.

Sep 27

49 min 19 sec

In a world of products not meant to last but a short time, have we adopted the same attitude regarding people? In this episode of the Out of the Question Podcast, author Daniel E. Johnson discusses his book, “Disposable: When Dating Is Not Loving Your Neighbor.”

Sep 27

43 min 2 sec

If God’s law-word is not used as the absolute standard, it is possible for Christians to be aligned with people and groups that are working in opposition to God. Are we a part of the “controlled opposition?” Here’s how to find out.

Sep 13

42 min 34 sec

Do Christians approach death in faith or in fear? In episode #152 of the Out of the Question Podcast, Dr. Rhett Bergeron speaks from his professional experience along with a Biblical faith in approaching this topic.

Sep 6

33 min 16 sec

Nathan Pierce of Family Protection Ministries shares on the ongoing battle of protecting Christian homeschooling families.

Aug 2

54 min 44 sec

We all want to participate as laborers for the harvest, but we may be missing the opportunities that are right in front of us such as Christian education. Listen and discover effective ways to serve God’s Kingdom!

Jul 26

48 min 52 sec

What is theonomy? Why is it necessary? What happens when it’s applied? What happens when it’s not? The great crisis of our times remains theonomy vs autonomy, and this episode reveals the truth about God’s law in a clear, conversational format that will strengthen your love for God’s law a well as provide you with a great way to share theonomy with others.

Jul 19

47 min 29 sec

The Pharisees were notorious for covering up the clear commandments of God’s law with their own traditions. How do we avoid this?

Jul 12

51 min 19 sec

Jul 5

48 min 13 sec

In this edition of the Out of the Question Podcast, Charles and Michelle Roberts share how the Lord used suffering in their lives to teach them more about themselves and their faith.

Jun 28

1 hr 2 min

In this episode of the Out of the Question Podcast, Catherine Brown discusses her literature curriculum, the Biblio Monde, as a way to teach critical thinking, discernment, and apologetics to young children.

Jun 21

1 hr 2 min

A discussion of Biblical wisdom contrasted with being worldly-wise is the subject of Episode 143 of the Out of the Question Podcast.

Jun 14

47 min 10 sec

Seeking to be at peace and working to get along with troublesome people is the subject of this episode of the Out of the Question Podcast.

Jun 7

51 min 1 sec

What it means to follow Christ in the midst of persecution is the subject of Episode 141 of the Out of the Question Podcast.

May 31

44 min 31 sec

Are we seeing the signs of the end times? Discover what the Bible really says about the last days, in this episode of the Out of the Question Podcast.

May 17

1 hr

In Episode 138 of the Out of the Question Podcast, Pastor Ron Smith of Church of the King in McAllen, Texas, shares a Biblical perspective of dealing with the immigration issues our nation faces.

May 10

30 min 11 sec

In Episode 137 of the Out of the Question Podcast, the hosts discuss a wide variety of books that have influenced their thinking and had an impact on them.

May 3

1 hr 8 min

In this episode, co-hosts Andrea Schwartz and Pastor Charles Roberts examine the use of satire from a Biblical perspective.

Apr 22

44 min 10 sec

Examining the variety of issues surrounding organ transplantation is the subject of this 133rd episode of the Out of the Question Podcast. Charles Roberts returns to co-host.

Apr 19

48 min 45 sec

In Episode 134, Valeria Ramirez gives an update of the translation work being done by the Instituto Rushdoony do in order to spread the message of Christian Reconstruction in Latin America.

Apr 12

33 min 52 sec

In episode #132 of the Out of the Question Podcast, Jerry Bowyer, author of “The Maker versus the Takers: What Jesus Really Said About Social Justice and Economics,” presents the case that when we fail to grasp the context of the Gospels, we miss quite a bit.

Apr 1

1 hr 10 min

In Episode 131, Mike Winther, of the Institute for Principle Studies, outlines the unbiblical nature of our monetary system and explains how it violates God’s law-word.

Apr 1

1 hr 1 min

What is the Third Revolution in Education? with guest Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi

Mar 18

1 hr 5 min

Church, State, Nationalism? In Episode 130 of the Out of the Question Podcast, Gary DeMar of American Vision discusses the biblical, jurisdictional roles of church and state and why merging the two is detrimental to the cause of Christ

Mar 8

57 min 27 sec

Can Worship Inspire Action?

Mar 2

58 min 27 sec

Pastor Mark Robinette shares his experiences and insights from his missionary work with believers in Myanmar (Burma), in this 127th episode of the Out of the Question Podcast.

Feb 22

53 min 54 sec

In Episode 126 of the Out of the Question Podcast. Andrea interviews serial entrepreneur and homeschooling mom Leah McHenry, and discusses the principles that shaped her successes.

Feb 21

55 min 27 sec

In episode #125 of the Out of the Question Podcast, Andrea is joined by Rob Monster (Epik) who has created alternative platforms to combat politically driven efforts to shut down free speech.

Feb 8

1 hr 10 min

Dr. Roger Schultz, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Liberty University, joins Andrea Schwartz for Episode 124 of the Out of the Question Podcast.

Jan 31

57 min 8 sec

Chalcedon President, Mark Rushdoony, joins Andrea Schwartz for an enlightening look into the neglected but crucial aspects of a good education—especially a Christian education. What’s the best way for children and adults to learn? How do phonics compare to sight reading? Is there a problem with current grade system? Why modern education is a poor education. And much more.

Jan 25

49 min 20 sec

In episode #122 of the Out of the Question Podcast, Bill Evans, (aka the Truck Driver Theologian), talks about how he uses his time and resources to further the Kingdom of God.

Jan 18

51 min 20 sec

In episode #121 of the Out of the Question Podcast, George Grant talks about his inspiration as a writer and specifically about why the “forgotten” Thomas Chalmers is a good model for Christians today.

Jan 11

52 min 7 sec

In Episode 120 of the Out of the Question Podcast, Tim Yarbrough and Andrea Schwartz discuss the biblical way to settle differences between people.

Jan 4

59 min 35 sec

Martin Selbrede (Chalcedon Vice-President) discusses the new book Health for All of Life: A Medical Manifesto of Hope and Healing for the Nations by Dr. Jason Garwood.

Dec 2020

1 hr 5 min

In episode #118 of the Out of the Question Podcast, guest Neil Mammen of Values Advocacy Council discusses why churches should remain open during a pandemic.

Dec 2020

47 min 15 sec

Brittany Duggan, a mother of a Downs Syndrome child, shares her story of God’s amazing grace in this 117th episode of the Out of the Question Podcast.

Dec 2020

39 min 18 sec

How to Proceed When the Game Seems Rigged?

Dec 2020

30 min 2 sec

Is the US Constitution Living or Dead?

Nov 2020

53 min 3 sec

In this episode, flight nurse Elizabeth Lurvey delves into the humanism so prevalent in the medical profession today and how to be less affected by it while being proactive in combatting it.

Nov 2020

1 hr