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Christian attorneys serving God in the legal field, from estate planning to civil liberties. Each week on the Lawyers for Jesus podcast, the attorneys from Mauck & Baker cover topics relating to the Gospel in law and in the marketplace.

Christian attorneys serving God in the legal field, from estate planning to civil liberties. Each week on the Lawyers for Jesus podcast, the attorneys from Mauck & Baker cover topics relating to the Gospel in law and in the marketplace.
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Chicago, IL

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Christian attorneys serving God in the legal field, from estate planning to civil liberties. Each week on the Lawyers for Jesus podcast, the attorneys from Mauck & Baker cover topics relating to the Gospel in law and in the marketplace.

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@mauckbaker

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English


Episodes

Director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity Describes Ethics of Scientific Advancements

11/14/2018
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Dr. Paige Comstock Cunningham is the executive director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity, a center of rigorous research, theological and conceptual analysis, and thoughtful engagement. She is also an attorney and a professor at Trinity Law School and Trinity Graduate School. Dr. Cunningham has published numerous articles, editorials, and chapters in the areas of law, bioethics, and public policy, and has testified before Congress and state legislative committees.

Duration:00:24:02

President of Re:new Project Talks About Addressing Refugees' Biggest Resettlement Need

11/13/2018
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Karen Poulos is the President of Re:new Project, an organization that equips and employs refugee women in the Chicagoland area. The mission of Re:new is to provide a space for refugee women to thrive as they rebuild their hopes and dreams in the United States. Along the way, Re:new hopes to encourage communities to value and seek relationships with refugee neighbors.

Duration:00:24:00

Rev. Jon Rich Discusses How to Prevent and Handle Church Splits

11/9/2018
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Reverend Jon Rich is the district superintendent for the Midwest District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. The Christian and Missionary Alliance focuses on developing thriving local churches in order to motivate and mobilize believers to effectively proclaim the gospel. The Midwest District covers Illinois and Indiana, including nearly 70 local churches and ministries that span across the social economic and ethnic spectrum.

Duration:00:23:59

Advocate for Small Businesses Describes Public Policy Efforts and Available Resources

11/8/2018
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Kimberly Brisky is the director of communications and public affairs at the Small Business Advocacy Council in Chicago. She is here with us today to talk about how small businesses are essential to our community and why they need advocates. The Small Business Advocacy Council’s mission is to help small businesses succeed by empowering its members. Some of the ways they do this is by giving small businesses a voice in government and by helping generate partnerships between business owners in...

Duration:00:23:58

Editor at Moody Publishers Talks About Recent Books Believers Should Read to Navigate Current Issues

11/6/2018
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Duane Sherman is the Acquisitions Editor of Strategic Partnerships at Moody Publishers. Moody Publishers is a nonprofit Christian publishing house located in Chicago that has distributed more than 300 million books to those seeking guides for spiritual and relational growth, Biblical commentaries, Christian fiction, and more. Duane Sherman’s role at Moody Publishers is to develop strategic publishing partnerships with national and international churches and ministries to create mutually...

Duration:00:24:01

Congressman Peter Roskam Talks About Political Uncivility and How He Sets Himself Apart

11/1/2018
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Peter Roskam currently represents Illinois’ 6th District in the United States House of Representatives, and is currently in his sixth term of service. During his time in government, Representative Roskam has demonstrated he is willing to work with others, and has demonstrated Christ-like character in addressing the needs of the American people.

Duration:00:24:06

Christian Filmmaker Phil Cooke Discusses How Christians Have Lost Credibility and How to Get it Back

10/30/2018
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Phil Cooke is a filmmaker, media consultant, and founder of Cooke Pictures in Los Angeles, California who also has a Ph.D in Theology. Phil Cooke has produced media programming in more than 60 countries around the world and has created many influential and successful Christian and inspirational TV programs. His most recent book co-written with Jonathan Bock, The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility and How We Get it Back, challenges Christ-followers to confront the real reasons our...

Duration:00:23:53

Travis Wussow of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Discusses Current Issues

10/26/2018
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Travis Wussow is the Vice President for Public Policy and General Counsel for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and currently manages public policy efforts in Washington DC. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is an organization of the Southern Baptist Convention which exists to promote religious liberty and assist churches with moral and ethical concerns in the public arena. Prior to his current role, Travis Wussow launched ERLC’s first international office located in the...

Duration:00:23:52

U.S. Representative Candidate Gives His Plan to Provide Americans With Opportunities for Success

10/24/2018
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Doug Bennett is running for Illinois’ 10th Congressional District, pledging to fight for conservative values in Washington D.C. by supporting hard-working families and businesses, reforming healthcare to make it more affordable, and advocating for common sense education reform. Doug is committed to cleaning up Washington by changing the culture of corruption that has minimized the voice of the people.

Duration:00:24:02

Public Relations Specialist Talks About How You Can Distinguish Between Fake News and Media Bias

10/19/2018
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Tom Ciesielka is the founder and president of TC Public Relations and has worked in public relations, marketing, and business development for more than 25 years. TC Public Relations is a dynamic team of communications professionals with a mission to provide excellence in public relations services. Tom is committed to managing each client’s mission, vision, and brand by developing media strategies, crisis communication plans, and publicity campaigns.

Duration:00:24:04

Mortgage Broker Gets Specific About His Approach to Helping Others Get the Right Mortgage

10/15/2018
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Jeff Koch is the Vice President of residential lending with Draper & Kramer Mortgage Corp., and has been a mortgage consultant since 2002. He was previously on Lawyers for Jesus to discuss his powerful testimony and how he came to Christ, but today we will be discussing how his faith takes shape in the workplace. For over 14 years, Jeff has maintained an emphasis on character, clarity and courtesy for his clients. He sees his role in the mortgage and home buying process as part of caring for...

Duration:00:24:01

Pastor of Uptown Church Gives the Specifics on Church Planting

10/11/2018
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Pastor Jeremy Falk is the pastor of Uptown Church, a new church formed in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. The mission of Uptown Church is to disrupt suffering and help mend broken lives and relationships in their community with the hope of Jesus.

Duration:00:23:52

Founder of Salt Summit Describes the Importance of Conferences and Reasons for Starting Them

10/11/2018
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Reverend Al Cleveland is associate pastor at New Life Covenant Church Southeast in Chicago and the founder of Al Cleveland Ministries and Salt Summit, an annual leadership training conference with a “TED talk” like format, packing a lot of applicable information into a variety of short presentations. Reverend Al Cleveland aims to unite believers in the common goal of the church and train leaders to respond to current issues in a Biblical way. This year’s Salt Summit on November 9th and 10th...

Duration:00:23:57

Manager at Salem Media Talks about How Ministries Can Use Radio Programming for the Gospel

10/9/2018
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Dan Watts is the manager of sales and ministry relations at Salem Media Group in the greater Chicago area and Mauck & Baker’s go-to contact at WYLL who has helped bring Lawyers for Jesus to life. AM 1160 WYLL is Chicago’s only commercial talk radio station providing programming from a Christian worldview and is brought to you by Salem Media Group, America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian, conservative, and...

Duration:00:24:02

U.S. Representative Peter Roskam Discusses Bipartisanship and Current Issues in Illinois

10/5/2018
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Peter Roskam proudly represents Illinois’ 6th District in the United States Congress, and is currently in his sixth term of service. During his time in government, Representative Roskam has championed numerous initiatives to reform tax policies, healthcare programs, and foreign affairs to protect the American people. In the past he also practiced law in Chicago, gaining significant experience as a litigator.

Duration:00:24:00

Frank Buckley Talks About His Involvement in the Trump Campaign, and Government Reform

10/3/2018
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Francis H. Buckley is a Foundation Professor at George Mason University’s Scalia School of Law and author of The Republican Workers Party, a book about the 2016 election and the resulting changes to American politics. Francis Buckley has written several books and has been published in the New York Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and National Review. He has also appeared on many media networks such as CNN, NPR, Fox News, and C-SPAN. In 2016 he worked on the Trump campaign, writing...

Duration:00:23:59

Emilie Kao Discusses How We Can Look Out for the Decline of Religious Liberty

10/1/2018
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Emilie Kao is the director of the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion & Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation, which strives to formulate and promote conservative public policies in the United States. As an attorney she has defended religious freedom for the last 14 years in East Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and South Asia at the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom and Becket Law.

Duration:00:24:00

Director of Rehabilitation Center Talks About Restoring Brokenness

9/28/2018
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Ray Banks is the Executive Director of Harvey House School of Ministry, a Christian residential training program by Restoration Ministries that serves men who have struggled with drug and alcohol addictions. Restoration Ministries’ goal is to restore hope to people and bring lasting change to the community of Harvey, Illinois. Harvey House is a 12-18 month program that aims to guide lives in a positive direction. The mission of Harvey House is to assist, develop, and train men who have a...

Duration:00:23:57

State Representative Tom Morrison Discusses Issues of Religious Freedom in Illinois

9/25/2018
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Tom Morrison is a former small business owner, a former teacher, and current conservative member of the Illinois General Assembly. Tom, who was first elected in 2010, is currently running for re-election as a state representative of the 54th district. Tom Morrison has continually fought for Illinois taxpayers and leads the movement to end taxpayer-funded legislative pensions, even refusing his own pension, inspiring many other legislators to do the same. Today we want to discuss taxpayer...

Duration:00:24:00

Two Christian Law Students Talk About Sharing and Defending Their Faith on Campus

9/20/2018
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Brian Trujillo and Andrew Willis are current law students in Chicago who we are going to be speaking with today to discuss what it’s like being Christians in law school and the specific trials that come with. Andrew Willis was the communications manager at Mauck & Baker before moving on to pursue his dream of becoming a lawyer. He is currently interning at the Illinois Attorney General’s office in the civil appeals division and recently began his third year at Chicago-Kent College of Law...

Duration:00:23:57