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(November 18, 2017) We're live at Mass Resistance's "Teens4Truth" conference at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas! This year Dr J is speaking on the topic of Gender Ideology, especially as it relates to transgenderism.

Visit ruthinstitute.org for links to the Acton Ideology talks, and you can also find out more about our upcoming training webinar and the book clubs Dr J mentioned.

Direct download: Nov18_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(November 4, 2017) Welcome to our Healing Family Breakdown spiritual workshop! We hold these events all around the country, and we want to give you a taste of the experience. This podcast contains Dr J's introductory talk (with particular emphasis on mercy), a short guided meditation, and an introduction to some of the discussion questions we consider during the workshop. Thanks for joining us!

Want more information? Find out more about the program here. We do these all over the country--find out how to bring one to your community!

Direct download: Nov04_17_HFB1.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(November 11, 2017) We're live at the annual "Making the Case" conference in Houston! Regular listeners know that Dr J is a frequent guest on Todd Wilkin's radio program Issues, Etc.; she also speaks at their annual conference in Houston, Texas. This year her topic is the Sexual Revolution: what it is, what its endgame is, and what we're going to do about it.

The Acton Ideology talks Dr J mentioned are the contraceptive ideology, the divorce ideology, and the gender ideology. You can also find out more about our upcoming training webinar and the book clubs Dr J mentioned.

Direct download: Nov11_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(October 26, 2017) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the current sexual abuse scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein, California's new "non-binary" gender designation, and not-so-nefarious goings-on at the recent Values Voters Summit.

We made mention of the articles Dr J penned on the subjects: The Toxic Ideas that Enabled Weinstein and Others and The Medical Risks of Homosexuality and the Values Voters Summit. Also: more information on Issues's annual Making the Case Conference.

Direct download: Oct26_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(October 10, 2017) Dr J is once again Sheila Liaugminas' guest on Relevant Radio's "A Closer Look." They're discussing the Ruth Institute's work caring for survivors of the sexual revolution.

Direct download: Oct10_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(September 29, 2017) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing Hugh Hefner's "legacy" as the man who advanced the sexual revolution by mainstreaming pornography.

Todd also mentioned Issues's annual Making the Case conference that's coming up--check out Issues, Etc.'s website for registration details.

Direct download: Sep29_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(September 21, 2017) Dr J is once again Molly Smith's guest on From the Median. They're discussing the ongoing saga of the Ruth Institute being terminated by their online payment processing service because of their classification as a "hate group" by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Direct download: Sep21_17.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(September 20, 2017) Dr J is Cy Kellet's guest on Catholic Answers Focus. They're discussing the ongoing saga of the Ruth Institute's inclusion on the Southern Poverty Law Center's "hate map" for holding basic Judeo-Christian beliefs, for which we are supposedly "anti-LGBT."

Direct download: Sep20_17.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(September 16, 2017) Dr J was invited to speak at Lake Charles' Veritas Conference in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Her topic is the gender ideology.

Direct download: Sep16_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(September 6, 2017) After her interview with Al Kresta--in our podcast stream from September 6--Dr J gave an informal talk at an associated gathering that evening. She brought everyone up to speed on some of what it means to be labeled a hate group, propaganda and the sexual revolution, and the work of the Ruth Institute.

Direct download: Sep09_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(September 6, 2017) Dr J is Al Kresta's guest on his eponymous radio show from Ave Maria. They're discussing the ongoing saga of the Ruth Institute being terminated by their online payment processing service because of their classification as a "hate group" by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Direct download: Sep07_17.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(September 6, 2017) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the ongoing saga of the Ruth Institute being terminated by their online payment processing service because of their inclusion on the Southern Poverty Law Center's "hate map."

At the beginning of the podcast, Todd mentioned Issues's annual Making the Case conference--here's the link for registration details.

Direct download: Sep06_17.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(August 30, 2017) Dr J is Anna Mitchell's guest on Sacred Heart Radio's Son Rise Morning Show. They're discussing the Southern Poverty Law Center's "hate map," which lists several religious and family-oriented organizations (including us) as "hate groups."

Direct download: Aug30_17.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(August 26, 2017) Dr J is speaking at a couples' retreat in Lake Charles, Louisiana (right after our morning Healing Family Breakdown workshop, actually--check out the Ruth website for more dates to attend one later this year). Her here topic was "What is the Sexual Revolution?"

Direct download: Aug26_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(August 23, 2017) Dr J is once again Sheila Liaugminas' guest on Relevant Radio's A Closer Look. They're discussing the Southern Poverty Law Center's "hate map," which lists several religious and family-oriented organizations (including us) as "hate groups." They also discuss Ruth Institute's upcoming Healing Family Breakdown spiritual workshop.

Direct download: Aug23_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(August 15, 2017) Leila Miller, author and friend of Ruth, is speaking with Steve and Becky Greene of Immaculate Heart Radio's The Catholic Conversation. They're discussing Primal Loss, Leila's book about adult children navigating experiences related to their parents' divorces and broken families. (Dr J wrote the forward for Primal Loss.)

Direct download: Aug16_17.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(August 15, 2017) Dr J is a guest on Phyllis Schlafly's Eagles, where she discussed the sexual revolution's attack on the family with interviewer Cherilyn Eagar.

Direct download: Aug15_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(August 10, 2017) Dr J is speaking from Alliance Defending Freedom's Areté Academy. The program is geared toward undergrads and fosters education about marriage, family, law, and religious liberty.

Direct download: Aug10_17.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(August 3, 2017) Dr J is interviewed by Greg Corombos on Dateline: Washington, Radio America's nationally syndicated news magazine. They're discussing conservative retreat on a lot of historically core cultural issues related to the onward march of the sexual revolution.


(July 26, 2017) Dr J gives a brief introduction to our upcoming "Healing Family Breakdown" spiritual workshop at Business Network International. For more information or to register, please visit ruthinstitute.org/events.

Direct download: Jul26_17.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(July 17, 2017) Dr J is Wendy's guest once again on Relevant Radio's On Call with Wendy Wiese to discuss cultural views on sex. Among other topics, they're going to touch on an article in Teen Vogue whose content is fairly explicit (though the show discussion remains delicate about it).

Direct download: Jul17_17.mp3
Category:sex -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(July 14, 2017) Dr J is Bre Payton's guest on One America News Network's Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler. They're discussing transgenderism in children and the cultural pressures to rush to hormone therapy and even surgery on very young people even as more and more information is coming out that this often doesn't address the underlying issues.

Direct download: Jul15_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(July 12, 2017) Live from the adult evening session at this year's Vox Vitae, a pro-life camp in Alhambra, California, Dr J is speaking about gender during her final talk. She had the teenagers during the daytime sessions; in the evenings, she spoke to their parents. Check out our podcast stream if you missed her other talks--she gave a total of 4 at Vox Vitae.

Direct download: Jul14_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(July 11, 2017) Live from the adult evening session at this year's Vox Vitae, a pro-life camp in Alhambra, California, Dr J is speaking about contraception, divorce, and the survivors of the sexual revolution. Stay tuned for her second talk on the gender ideology.

Direct download: Jul13_17.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

(July 12, 2017) Live from this year's Vox Vitae, a pro-life camp for teens in Alhambra, California, Dr J is speaking about gender during her second talk. If you missed the first one--on contraception, divorce, and the survivors of the sexual revolution--check out our podcast stream.

Direct download: Jul12_17.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PST