Kirk Cameron: Monumental

This morning on radio actor Kirk Cameron  joined Glenn on radio to discuss his upcoming documentary, Monumental, which will air in 500 theaters nationwide as a live one time only event on March 27th.

“This is A) a great movie to see. B) a great movie to bring your kids to, and teach them about the history of our country, and C) it is important, because we need to start supporting people that are doing things like this,” Glenn said about the movie.

Glenn also told his radio audience that if Monumental is a success it will lead to even more from the filmmaker. “Kirk has huge plans from here,” Glenn said. “This has to be a success, and there’s reason for this to be successful.”

Monumental describes Kirk’s year and a half long journey to figure out what is really going on in our country, where we have gone astray, and how we, as individuals, play an important role in getting America headed back in the right direction.

Kirk's interest in politics began when, as a father concerned for his children's future, he became deeply concerned about the direction the country was taking.

“I’m trying to figure out what I can do. While news is filled with people who are blaming one another for the problems, I’m looking for a solution that will really work. I figured, maybe you go and talk to the men and women who built this place. Maybe our forefathers would have something to say about what we’re doing wrong, and what we need to do to fix it. So I went on this journey to retrace the escape route of the pilgrims out of England,” Kirk explained.

Kirk traced the Pilgrims from England to Holland, where they stayed under the care of their pastor, John Robinson, and learned the nation-building principals. They brought those principals to America on The Mayflower, laying the foundation for what came to be the freest, strongest, and most secure nation in the world.

So what were the principles that the pilgrims used to create the foundation of the greatest country the world has ever seen?

“It is immortalized in 180 tons of granite, sitting on a hill in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and I want to reveal it to all of you by taking you on the same journey I went on,” Kirk explained.

Kirk describes the monument by saying, “It lays out the strategy of a free and just society, so that if we ever lose our way we can find our way back by coming to this giant monstrous piece of granite. And hardly anyone knows it's there.”

“You could look here, and restart it all,” Glenn said.

Both Glenn and Kirk agree that the only way to get America headed back in the right direction is to by fixing ourselves, our families, and our communities.

“Long lasting change for the good is not going to start in the Oval Office, it's got to start at the kitchen table,” Kirk said. “It’s not something that can be turned around in four years. It took a lot longer to get this way. It’s like turning around a giant barge in the ocean. It’s going to take a while. But, if we start now I think we can do it. And pray, because I don’t think that people have the willpower and the stamina, and the courage, the virtue, and the character to make it happen over the course of the next couple of generations without the power of God working in their hearts.”

Go to MonumentalMovie.com to find out where Monumental will be playing in your area on March 27th.

On Monday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn opened up about the tragic death of his brother-in-law, Vincent Colonna Jr., who passed away unexpectedly on April 5. He also shared some of the important thoughts and insights he's learned through the grieving process.

"Last Monday, I was sitting in this chair ... the two-minute warning comes and Stu said to me, 'You ready for the show?'' ... And that's when my wife [Tania] came to the door of the studio here at our house and said, 'I...' and she held the phone up. And then she collapsed on the floor in tears," Glenn began. "Tania's brother had passed. To say this was a shock, is an understatement."

Glenn described his brother-in-law as having "a servant's spirit."

"He was always the guy who lit up the room. He was always the guy helping others. He would never stop, because he was always helping others," Glenn said of Vincent. "He was on the school board. He was a little league coach. He was the soccer coach. He helped build the church. He took care of the lawn of the church. He was constantly doing things, raising money for charity, working over here, helping to organize this. But he was never the guy in the spotlight. He was just the guy doing it, and you had no idea how much he had done because he never talked about it.

"We also didn't know how much mental anguish he was in because he never talked about it. And last Monday morning, after spending Easter with the family ... he killed himself. This is now the third family member of mine that has gone through this. And I keep seeing it play out over and over and over again, in exactly the same way."

Glenn described his thoughts as he, Tania, and her family struggled to come to grips with the devastating loss.

"I learned some really important things as I was watching this wake. I'm seeing these people from all walks of life ... the people that were there, were there because [Vince] made a difference in their life. He was a true servant. As I'm watching this, all that kept going through my mind was, 'by their fruits, ye shall know them.' The fruits of his labor were on display. He was a servant all the time. All the time ... he found a way to love everybody.

"There are two great commandments: Love God with all your heart and mind and soul. And love your neighbor. So those two great commandments boil down to: Love truth. Because that's what God is," Glenn said.

"Love thy neighbor. That's where joy comes from. The opposite of joy is despair, and that is the complete absence of hope ... and how do you find joy? You find joy by rooting yourself in the truth. Even if that's a truth you don't want to accept. Accept the truth," he added. "But we have to stop saying that there's nothing we can do. What are we going to do? Well, here's the first thing: stop living a lie."

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After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

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