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Begun by Chuck Colson in 1991 as a daily radio broadcast, BreakPoint provides a Christian perspective on today’s news and trends via radio, interactive media, and print. On "BreakPoint This Week" John Stonestreet and co-host Ed Stetzer host a weekly conversation with leading Christian writers and thinkers. These compelling discussions cover a wide variety of topics, but center on the issues shaping our culture. BreakPoint commentaries air daily and is co-hosted by Eric Metaxas and John Stonestreet.

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Dr. Allan Carlson: Families and Health of Civilizations

Today we present John Stonestreet’s interview with Dr. Allan Carlson, President Emeritus of the Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society and Editor of The Family in America. They discuss Dr. Carlson’s recent article in the Intercollegiate Review, “How Families Contribute to the Rise and Fall of Civilizations,” and how marital fertility and “familism” area clear indicators of a society’s health.