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Ten Times Better: How to Thrive in an Adversarial Government Environment

On June 27, 2003, Rear Admiral Barry C. Black (Ret.) was elected the 62nd Chaplain of the United States Senate. He began working in the Senate on July 7, 2003. Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, Chaplain Black served in the U.S. Navy for over twenty-seven years, ending his distinguished career as the Chief of Navy Chaplains. The Senate elected its first chaplain in 1789.Commissioned as a Navy Chaplain in 1976, Chaplain Black’s first duty station was the Fleet Religious Support Activity in Norfolk, Virginia. Subsequent assignments include Naval Support Activity, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland; First Marine Aircraft Wing, Okinawa, Japan; Naval Training Center, San Diego, California; USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) Long Beach, California; Naval Chaplains School Advanced Course, Newport, Rhode Island; Marine Aircraft Group THIRTY-ONE, Beaufort, South Carolina; Assistant Staff Chaplain, Chief of Naval Education and Training, Pensacola, Florida; and Fleet Chaplain, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.As Rear Admiral, his personal decorations included the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two medals), Meritorious Service Medals (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals (two awards), and numerous unit awards, campaign, and service medals.Chaplain Black is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and an alumnus of Oakwood College, Andrews University, North Carolina Central University, Eastern Baptist Seminary, Salve Regina University, and United States International University. In addition to earning Master of Arts degrees in Divinity, Counseling, and Management, he has received a Doctorate degree in Ministry and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Psychology.Chaplain Black has been selected for many outstanding achievements. Of particular note, he was chosen from 127 nominees for the 1995 NAACP Renowned Service Award for his contribution to equal opportunity and civil rights. He also received the 2002 Benjamin Elijah Mays Distinguished Leadership Award from The Morehouse School of Religion. In 2004, the Old Dominion University chapter of the NAACP conferred on him the Image Award, "Reaffirming the Dream -- Realizing the Vision" for military excellence.Chaplain Barry C. Black is married to the former Brenda Pearsall of St. Petersburg, Florida. They have three sons: Barry II, Brendan, and Bradford.Support the show

27 min2019 NOV 16
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Ten Times Better: How to Thrive in an Adversarial Government Environment

Did America Have a Christian Founding?

Academic and popular authors regularly assert that America’s founders were deists who created a godless Constitution and desired the strict separation of church and state. Professor Hall explains why these claims are false, and shows how the founders were influenced by Christian ideas in important ways.

31 min2019 NOV 9
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Did America Have a Christian Founding?

Our generation’s defining accomplishment: ending extreme poverty

In his book, UnPoverty: Rich Lessons from the Working Poor, the author tells the tales of remarkable people he met while visiting some 50 countries, concluding that they are poor simply because of where they were born. He contrasts their riches with his own poverty, sharing their lessons and calling us to envision a world without extreme poverty.

26 min2019 NOV 1
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Our generation’s defining accomplishment: ending extreme poverty

Divisible, Not Incompatible: Strengthening Human Rights by Preventing Their Politicization.

Our panelists will discuss how robust protection of natural rights, such as religious freedom, can ultimately lead to economic and social prosperity and why natural rights are best protected when they are protected for all, not for members of particular identity groups.

29 min2019 OCT 26
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Divisible, Not Incompatible: Strengthening Human Rights by Preventing Their Politicization.

27 Million Lives Saved - The Role of the Faith Community and the Fight to End AIDS through PEPFAR and the Global Fund

Clapham Group will premier a short film on The Role of the Faith Community and the Fight to End AIDS through PEPFAR and the Global Fund. A panel of experts will respond including:

26 min2019 OCT 19
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27 Million Lives Saved - The Role of the Faith Community and the Fight to End AIDS through PEPFAR and the Global Fund

Oz Guiness: Carpe Diem Redeemed: Seizing the Day, Discerning the Times

Life is short, and it can be as easily wasted as lived to the full. In the midst of our harried modern world, how do we make the most of life and the time we have?

32 min2019 OCT 5
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Oz Guiness: Carpe Diem Redeemed: Seizing the Day, Discerning the Times

Mary Eberstadt: Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics

Mary Eberstadt is an American author of several influential works of non-fiction, including How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of Secularization; Adam and Eve after the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution; and It's Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies. Her 2010 novel The Loser Letters: A Comic Tale of Life, Death, and Atheism was adapted for stage and premiered at the Catholic University of America's Hartke Theater in fall 2016. She is also editor of the anthology Why I Turned Right: Leading Baby Boom Conservatives Chronicle Their Political Journeys. A frequent contributor to magazines and journals including TIME, the Wall Street Journal, National Review, and First Things, Mrs. Eberstadt (nee Tedeschi) has also served as an editor at The Public Interest, The National Interest, and Policy Review. She has been associated with various think tanks, and in 2016 became a senior research fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute. In 2011, she founded a litera...

26 min2019 SEP 21
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Mary Eberstadt: Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics

Bill Wichterman: The Culture: Upstream from Politics

Culture is upstream from politics. In other words, government is like a giant mirror reflecting the soul of the nation. While the clarity of that reflection will shift from administration to administration, we generally get the government we deserve.

32 min2019 JUL 13
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Bill Wichterman: The Culture: Upstream from Politics

Katherine Haley: A Former Hill Staffer Story: Why I Decided to Forgo Medical School for a Calling to Capitol Hill

A Former Hill Staffer Story: Why I Decided to Forgo Medical School for a Calling to Capitol Hill

24 min2019 JUN 22
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Katherine Haley: A Former Hill Staffer Story: Why I Decided to Forgo Medical School for a Calling to Capitol Hill

Heather Rice-Minus: Bipartisanship Still Breathing: Finding Common Ground through a Restorative Approach to Justice

Bipartisanship Still Breathing: Finding Common Ground through a Restorative Approach to Justice

21 min2019 JUN 15
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Heather Rice-Minus: Bipartisanship Still Breathing: Finding Common Ground through a Restorative Approach to Justice

Latest Episodes

Ten Times Better: How to Thrive in an Adversarial Government Environment

On June 27, 2003, Rear Admiral Barry C. Black (Ret.) was elected the 62nd Chaplain of the United States Senate. He began working in the Senate on July 7, 2003. Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, Chaplain Black served in the U.S. Navy for over twenty-seven years, ending his distinguished career as the Chief of Navy Chaplains. The Senate elected its first chaplain in 1789.Commissioned as a Navy Chaplain in 1976, Chaplain Black’s first duty station was the Fleet Religious Support Activity in Norfolk, Virginia. Subsequent assignments include Naval Support Activity, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland; First Marine Aircraft Wing, Okinawa, Japan; Naval Training Center, San Diego, California; USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) Long Beach, California; Naval Chaplains School Advanced Course, Newport, Rhode Island; Marine Aircraft Group THIRTY-ONE, Beaufort, South Carolina; Assistant Staff Chaplain, Chief of Naval Education and Training, Pensacola, Florida; and Fleet Chaplain, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.As Rear Admiral, his personal decorations included the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two medals), Meritorious Service Medals (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals (two awards), and numerous unit awards, campaign, and service medals.Chaplain Black is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and an alumnus of Oakwood College, Andrews University, North Carolina Central University, Eastern Baptist Seminary, Salve Regina University, and United States International University. In addition to earning Master of Arts degrees in Divinity, Counseling, and Management, he has received a Doctorate degree in Ministry and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Psychology.Chaplain Black has been selected for many outstanding achievements. Of particular note, he was chosen from 127 nominees for the 1995 NAACP Renowned Service Award for his contribution to equal opportunity and civil rights. He also received the 2002 Benjamin Elijah Mays Distinguished Leadership Award from The Morehouse School of Religion. In 2004, the Old Dominion University chapter of the NAACP conferred on him the Image Award, "Reaffirming the Dream -- Realizing the Vision" for military excellence.Chaplain Barry C. Black is married to the former Brenda Pearsall of St. Petersburg, Florida. They have three sons: Barry II, Brendan, and Bradford.Support the show

27 min2019 NOV 16
Comments
Ten Times Better: How to Thrive in an Adversarial Government Environment

Did America Have a Christian Founding?

Academic and popular authors regularly assert that America’s founders were deists who created a godless Constitution and desired the strict separation of church and state. Professor Hall explains why these claims are false, and shows how the founders were influenced by Christian ideas in important ways.

31 min2019 NOV 9
Comments
Did America Have a Christian Founding?

Our generation’s defining accomplishment: ending extreme poverty

In his book, UnPoverty: Rich Lessons from the Working Poor, the author tells the tales of remarkable people he met while visiting some 50 countries, concluding that they are poor simply because of where they were born. He contrasts their riches with his own poverty, sharing their lessons and calling us to envision a world without extreme poverty.

26 min2019 NOV 1
Comments
Our generation’s defining accomplishment: ending extreme poverty

Divisible, Not Incompatible: Strengthening Human Rights by Preventing Their Politicization.

Our panelists will discuss how robust protection of natural rights, such as religious freedom, can ultimately lead to economic and social prosperity and why natural rights are best protected when they are protected for all, not for members of particular identity groups.

29 min2019 OCT 26
Comments
Divisible, Not Incompatible: Strengthening Human Rights by Preventing Their Politicization.

27 Million Lives Saved - The Role of the Faith Community and the Fight to End AIDS through PEPFAR and the Global Fund

Clapham Group will premier a short film on The Role of the Faith Community and the Fight to End AIDS through PEPFAR and the Global Fund. A panel of experts will respond including:

26 min2019 OCT 19
Comments
27 Million Lives Saved - The Role of the Faith Community and the Fight to End AIDS through PEPFAR and the Global Fund

Oz Guiness: Carpe Diem Redeemed: Seizing the Day, Discerning the Times

Life is short, and it can be as easily wasted as lived to the full. In the midst of our harried modern world, how do we make the most of life and the time we have?

32 min2019 OCT 5
Comments
Oz Guiness: Carpe Diem Redeemed: Seizing the Day, Discerning the Times

Mary Eberstadt: Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics

Mary Eberstadt is an American author of several influential works of non-fiction, including How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of Secularization; Adam and Eve after the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution; and It's Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies. Her 2010 novel The Loser Letters: A Comic Tale of Life, Death, and Atheism was adapted for stage and premiered at the Catholic University of America's Hartke Theater in fall 2016. She is also editor of the anthology Why I Turned Right: Leading Baby Boom Conservatives Chronicle Their Political Journeys. A frequent contributor to magazines and journals including TIME, the Wall Street Journal, National Review, and First Things, Mrs. Eberstadt (nee Tedeschi) has also served as an editor at The Public Interest, The National Interest, and Policy Review. She has been associated with various think tanks, and in 2016 became a senior research fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute. In 2011, she founded a litera...

26 min2019 SEP 21
Comments
Mary Eberstadt: Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics

Bill Wichterman: The Culture: Upstream from Politics

Culture is upstream from politics. In other words, government is like a giant mirror reflecting the soul of the nation. While the clarity of that reflection will shift from administration to administration, we generally get the government we deserve.

32 min2019 JUL 13
Comments
Bill Wichterman: The Culture: Upstream from Politics

Katherine Haley: A Former Hill Staffer Story: Why I Decided to Forgo Medical School for a Calling to Capitol Hill

A Former Hill Staffer Story: Why I Decided to Forgo Medical School for a Calling to Capitol Hill

24 min2019 JUN 22
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Katherine Haley: A Former Hill Staffer Story: Why I Decided to Forgo Medical School for a Calling to Capitol Hill

Heather Rice-Minus: Bipartisanship Still Breathing: Finding Common Ground through a Restorative Approach to Justice

Bipartisanship Still Breathing: Finding Common Ground through a Restorative Approach to Justice

21 min2019 JUN 15
Comments
Heather Rice-Minus: Bipartisanship Still Breathing: Finding Common Ground through a Restorative Approach to Justice
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