Special Guests

  • Joel Rosenberg — Bestselling Author of The Kremlin Conspiracy
    The Kremlin Conspiracy, Joel Rosenberg’s latest political thriller, has become a bestselling book in its first week, securing the No. 6 spot on Publishers Weekly Hardcover Fiction list, No. 15 on The New York Times Hardcover Fiction list and No. 23 on USA Today’s Best-Selling Books list. The Kremlin Conspiracy is Rosenberg’s 15th book to achieve New York Times bestseller status; his novels and nonfiction books have sold nearly 5 million copies. This new book may be Rosenberg’s most entertaining book so far, stamping him as a worthy successor to the late masters of the geopolitical thriller, Tom Clancy and Vince Flynn. Beyond entertaining, as the world discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin’s possible order of a UK nerve agent attack and Russia’s cyber attack on the U.S. power grid, The Kremlin Conspiracy seems to be “ripped from tomorrow’s headlines.” During a March 15 interview with Rosenberg, TheBlaze Founder Glenn Beck said, “This book ... it’s like he wrote it last night.” Radio host Rush Limbaugh praised The Kremlin Conspiracy last week on air, saying, “It’s a superb novel. It’s an edge-of-the-chair, arms-tensed-up-as-you-read-this-thing, and it just came out, and it’s awesome.” Joel Rosenberg is a former aide to U.S. and Israeli political leaders, who derives his story lines and richly detailed plots from his personal conversations with world leaders and intelligence operatives. *Joel C. Rosenberg is a New York Times bestselling author of 13 novels and five nonfiction books, with nearly 5 million copies sold. He has been interviewed by, or written articles for, hundreds of media outlets and has been profiled by The New York Times, The Washington Times and The Jerusalem Post. He is also the founder and chairman of The Joshua Fund, a nonprofit educational and charitable organization to mobilize Christians to “bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus” with food, clothing, medical supplies and other humanitarian relief. A graduate of Syracuse University with a BFA in filmmaking, he also studied at Tel Aviv University. He and his wife Lynn are dual U.S.-Israeli citizens, and live with their sons in Israel.

  • CRAWLING BACK TO THE LIGHT — How does someone “come back” to God? (Like a certain Canadian radio host.)
    Message From Drew: “Back in 2010, after 7 years of hosting Canada’s most listened to spiritual talk show, I “came out”. I admitted during an interview with Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias, that I was no longer convinced there was a God. Mostly because after 30 years of having a “personal relationship with Jesus Christ,” I realized that this God I was serving wasn’t actually all that “personal”. Going public as a doubter (not an atheist) and no longer considering myself part of the Evangelical tribe of certainty, I left. I left organized religion, left the church and left it up to God to reveal himself to me, through one of those tangible encounters I kept hearing so many in my tribe speak about. (You can read about my search for God at www.drewmarshall.ca/droogle) Because of some fractured relationships (me being the common denominator), 2017 ended up being the worst year of my life. So I’ve decided that since my way didn’t work, it’s time to crawl back to the Light. And I’ve decided to once again, do this publicly. As embarrassing as it is to admit personal & spiritual “failure”, my hope is that others experiencing similar frustrations, might learn something from my conversations with a few people who have had a profound impact on my life. I’m still not sure that there’s a God, but my life was better when I thought there was a God. So now what?” - Drew

    (If you’d like to send Drew a message, go to The Drew Marshall Show Facebook page)

    *Today’s Guest: Brian McLaren - Bestselling Author, Speaker, Activist, Theologian
    Brian is a passionate advocate for “a new kind of Christianity” – just, generous, and working with people of all faiths for the common good. He is known for his leadership in the emerging church movement, postmodern Christianity, progressive Christianity and post-evangelical thought.

  • Andrea Warnick — Psychotherapist, Children’s Grief Specialist
    Andrea Warnick’s passion lies in helping families and communities support people of all ages who are grieving the illness or death of someone close to them. With a degree in nursing, a Masters degree in Thanatology (the study of dying and death) and years of nursing and counselling experience both in Canada and abroad, Andrea brings to her work a rare mixture of medical and psychosocial expertise. Andrea developed and teaches the Certificate Program in Children’s Grief and Bereavement at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre in Toronto. She is a member of the clinical team at Canadian Virtual Hospice (CVH) where she responds to questions about children and grief asked by professionals and family members from across Canada. At CVH Andrea is also the project lead for the development of Kids Grieve2, a free online grief resource which was launched in November of 2017. In addition to her education and consulting work, Andrea provides grief counselling support by phone to families across North America, and has in-person counselling practices in Toronto and Guelph. *Andrea will be speaking about the topic, “Kids Grieve Too: Supporting Children Grieving the Dying or Death of a Family Member.” on May 5th at THE WELL, 21170 Hurontario Street (Hwy 10) Orangeville

  • TERRORISM UPDATE — With Mubin “Da Bomb” Shaikh
    Ex-Muslim Extremist / Turned Undercover Intelligence Operative, Author of Undercover Jihadi. Join us as Da Bomb gives us Da Truth about the latest acts of terrorism.

  • Chantal Desloges — Founder & Senior Partner of Desloges Law Group / Specialist in Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Law
    Chantal’s practice encompasses every possible area of Canadian citizenship, immigration and refugee law, such as business class applications, skilled workers, family sponsorships, work and study permits, refugee cases, citizenship applications, plus Appeals and Judicial Reviews of refused cases. Chantal taught Immigration Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000/2001. In 2012, Chantal was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, followed by the Canadian Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Pro Bono award. In 2013, Chantal was appointed by the Minister of Justice to serve on the Federal Court Rules Committee, and was re-appointed for a further term in 2016. In 2014, Chantal was elected to the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association, Immigration Section, where she continues to serve. In November, 2016, she co-authored a law book called “Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law: A Practitioner’s Handbook.” Chantal has been called upon 15 times by Parliamentary and Senate Committees to appear as an expert witness on immigration and refugee issues. She is the current Chair of the Board of Homes First Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing supportive housing in Toronto for severely marginalized individuals with the fewest housing options. Chantal is a regular immigration commentator on CTV Power Play, and has been interviewed by both national and local television stations such as CBC, CTV National News, W5, Canada AM, Global News and CP24. She has also been interviewed and quoted in national and local newspapers such as the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Globe and Mail, National Post and the Ottawa Citizen.

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  • Suzie Vinnick
    A Saskatoon native transplanted to the Niagara Region of Ontario, Suzie Vinnick is the proud owner of a gorgeous voice, prodigious guitar and bass chops, and an engagingly candid performance style. Her career has seen triumph after triumph. Among her most recent successes: being nominated for a 2016 Maple Blues Award for Female Vocalist of the Year; achieving finalist status in the Solo/Duo Category at the 2013 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN; the 2012 CBC Saturday Night Blues Great Canadian Blues Award and the 2012 SiriusXM Canada Blues Artist of the Year. Suzie has won 10 Maple Blues Awards, 1 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Vocalist of the Year and is a 3X Juno Nominee. Suzie has toured nationally with Stuart McLean’s The Vinyl Café and the John McDermott Band, and performed for Canadian Peacekeepers in Bosnia and the Persian Gulf. She was also the voice of Tim Horton’s for 5 years. Suzie just released her latest album, a full band roots and blues extravaganza entitled “Shake The Love Around”. www.suzievinnick.com


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