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Idaho Family Policy Center is a nonprofit ministry that advances the lordship of Christ in the public square by promoting biblically sound public policy, equipping Christians to fulfill the cultural commission, and training statesmen to advocate for Judeo-Christian values.

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Idaho Family Policy Center is a nonprofit ministry that advances the lordship of Christ in the public square by promoting biblically sound public policy, equipping Christians to fulfill the cultural commission, and training statesmen to advocate for Judeo-Christian values.

    Scott Yenor (BSU; Heritage Foundation): The ROTTEN fruit of FEMINISM [Ep. 13]

    Scott Yenor (BSU; Heritage Foundation): The ROTTEN fruit of FEMINISM [Ep. 13]

    With the Thanksgiving holiday, Blaine Conzatti (Idaho Family Policy Center) is flying solo today. He interviews Dr. Scott Yenor, professor of political science at Boise State University, about the intellectual roots of feminism and the harm it causes family formation and society generally. 

    What are the dangers of divorcing sex from marriage and procreation? Why are feminism and abortion inextricably tied together? How does feminism emasculate men and drain their capacity to build culture? And what about government-funded daycare or requiring females to register for the draft? 

    The interview with Dr. Yenor was recorded in Nov. 2021, but the ideas they discuss are just as relevant today.

    • 32 min
    Josh Bales: Must Nations Acknowledge, Obey, and Worship God? [Ep. 12]

    Josh Bales: Must Nations Acknowledge, Obey, and Worship God? [Ep. 12]

    Blaine Conzatti (Idaho Family Policy Center) and co-host Pastor Josh Bales (The Well Boise) discuss the the biblical doctrine that God holds nations accountable for their faithfulness (or lack thereof) to Him. 

    They then play Josh's presentation on "Are Nations in Covenant With God Today?" from the last IFPC Biblical Activism Bootcamp at Eastside Baptist Church in Twin Falls on November 12, 2022.

    • 44 min
    Christian nationalism rising? And who should be making life-and-death decisions regarding medical care—parents or doctors? Feat. Sheryl Crosier [Ep. 11]

    Christian nationalism rising? And who should be making life-and-death decisions regarding medical care—parents or doctors? Feat. Sheryl Crosier [Ep. 11]

    Blaine Conzatti (Idaho Family Policy Center) and co-host Josh Bales (The Well Boise) discuss the recent Idaho Statesman hit-piece accusing IFPC of "scary" Christian nationalism. 

    Additionally, Blaine and Josh are joined by Sheryl Crosier, a mother who has made it her life's mission to protect children from quality-of-life judgments that deprive children of life-sustaining care without parental involvement. Sheryl and Blaine partnered with Sen. Lori Den Hartog and Rep. John Vander Woude on drafting and championing Simon's Law, which was signed by Gov. Brad Little in 2020.



    Bryan Clark, "Christian nationalism rising: Idaho drag ban bill is latest step up in persecution" (The Idaho Statesman  |  10/24/2022): https://www.idahostatesman.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article267635822.html

    Blaine Conzatti, "Idaho Family Policy Center affirms biblical principles as basis for governing" (The Idaho Statesman  |  10/31/2022): https://www.idahostatesman.com/opinion/readers-opinion/article268007232.html

    • 30 min
    Anna K. Miller (IFF): Local schools and health departments promote PORN LITERACY and QUEERING SEX ED? Plus: VOTING BIBLICALLY! [Ep. 10]

    Anna K. Miller (IFF): Local schools and health departments promote PORN LITERACY and QUEERING SEX ED? Plus: VOTING BIBLICALLY! [Ep. 10]

    Blaine Conzatti (Idaho Family Policy Center) and co-host Josh Bales (The Well Boise) are joined by Anna K. Miller, education policy director at Idaho Freedom Foundation.

    The group discusses a recent report from IFF exposing porn literacy materials being promoted by Idaho health districts and public schools. They also discuss the withdrawn Reclaim Idaho education ballot initiative, neutrality in public schools, and what the Bible teaches Christians about voting.



    LINKS:

    Biblical Activism Bootcamp (Twin Falls  |  11/12/2022) registration page: idahofamily.org/twinfallsbootcamp

    IFPC Candidate Surveys: https://idahofamily.org/candidate-surveys/

    • 29 min
    WARNING FROM CALIFORNIA with Jonathan Keller: Taxpayer-funded abortions, legalized infanticide, and gender confusion [Ep. 9]

    WARNING FROM CALIFORNIA with Jonathan Keller: Taxpayer-funded abortions, legalized infanticide, and gender confusion [Ep. 9]

    Blaine Conzatti (Idaho Family Policy Center) and co-host Josh Bales (The Well Boise) are joined by Jonathan Keller, president of California Family Council.

    The group discusses craziness in California, including recently passed laws to strip parental custody of gender-confused children and legalize infanticide. They also discuss Gov. Gavin Newsom banning state travel to Idaho over our Fairness in Women's Sports Act, as well as why California serves as a warning for Idahoans.



    LINK: ThisIsYourNeighbor.com

    • 33 min
    Pastor Toby Sumpter (CrossPolitic; Canon Press): God's Law is for EVERY NATION! [Ep. 8]

    Pastor Toby Sumpter (CrossPolitic; Canon Press): God's Law is for EVERY NATION! [Ep. 8]

    Blaine Conzatti (Idaho Family Policy Center) and co-host Josh Bales (The Well Boise) are joined by Pastor Toby Sumpter of King's Cross in Moscow, Idaho. Toby also serves as a host for the daily podcast, the CrossPolitic Show, and has written several books on Christian living for Canon Press.

    The group discusses how Christians should apply God's law to public policy today, as well as why God's law given to us for our freedom and flourishing. They also answer numerous objections frequently given by some Christians against the use of God's law under the New Covenant.

    • 36 min

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