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Politely Rude With Abby Johnson

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Parenting, life, politics and navigating the daily chaos. "Politely Rude With Abby Johnson" — hosted by pro-life advocate Abby Johnson — offers a powerful exploration of the issues you care about."Politely Rude" is part of the Edifi Podcast Network. For more faith-inspiring podcasts, download the Ed… read more

79 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

'Death, Violence': Decapitated Animals Dumped Outside Pro-Life Clinic, Dispelling the Myth Abortion Stops Abuse — and More

May 26th, 2023


"Violence begets violence." That's what Abby believes is essential to understand about abortion. On this episode of the show, she explores the …

'Woke Jesus': How Did Wokeism, 'Confusion About Christ' Invade the Church? Lucas Miles Explains

May 5th, 2023


Abby sits down with author and pastor Lucas Miles to discuss his new book, "Woke Jesus: The False Messiah Destroying Christianity." Miles breaks down how wokeism and "confusion about Jesus" invaded so many Christian …

Ex-Clinic Worker Breaks Down Abortion Pill Chaos, Reversal, and Where We're Headed

April 28th, 2023


What's the deal with the abortion pill? What's driving the current legal battle surrounding it? And where are we headed? These are just some of the questions you might have as the legal back-and-forth over the two-pill …

'It Chilled My Blood': Journalist Decries Dangerous Trans Ideology, Reveals How Social Contagion 'Assaults Reality and Truth'

April 19th, 2023


On today's episode, Abby tackles the transgender debate, breaking down the "social contagion" and its massive impact on individual lives and culture …

'Evil Continues to Shape-Shift': The Most Shocking Move After Roe, 'Men' Getting Pregnant — and More

March 29th, 2023


Abby Johnson is back with a new season of "Politely Rude!" She's talking abortion, the overturning of Roe, the transgender debate — and more.

"I …

'A Hero of the Pro-Life Movement': Meet the Missouri Mom and Politician Who's Taking on Abortion and Planned Parenthood to Defend Life

June 7th, 2022


Meet Mary Elizabeth Coleman, a mom of six, attorney, and a Missouri politician on a mission to save lives. Listen to her incredible story, the unique …

'We Have Murdered 63 Million Babies': How the Church's Silence and Apathy Helped Pave the Way to Abortion Chaos

May 23rd, 2022


Abby Johnson argues in this episode of Politely Rude that the "silence and apathy of the church" is one of the reasons we're in the abortion …

Sex and Struggles in Marriage: Openly Discussing God's Design, Intimacy, Pleasure in Marriage

May 16th, 2022


Abby is joined by Francie Winslow, an expert in helping people rediscover "God’s design for connection and intimacy in your marriage." Join Abby and Francie as they navigate sex, intimacy, and struggles in marriage — …

Roe v. Wade Chaos and Why Things Are About to 'Get Exponentially Worse': Abby on What Comes Next

May 9th, 2022


"While we are, of course, celebrating the fact that it does look like the court is going to overturn Roe … make no mistake that this means that things are going to get exponentially worse in our country," Abby Johnson …

Beauty of Homeschooling: Abbie Halberstadt Breaks Down Power of Homeschooling Amid 'Weird' Debate Surrounding Public Schools

April 29th, 2022


Mom of 10 Abbie Halberstadt breaks down faith, family, and the power of homeschooling. She and Abby discuss the latter issue, specifically amid the …

'Confessions of a Crappy Christian': Blake Guichet on Avoiding Idols, Keeping the Focus on Christ and More

April 23rd, 2022


"Confessions of a Crappy Christian" host Blake Guichet joins Abby to discuss avoiding idols, keeping your focus on Christ — and more. Blake and Abby …

Sean McDowell Tackles Sex 'Lies and Misinformation in Our Culture' and God's True Design

April 14th, 2022


Apologist and author Sean McDowell breaks down the "lies and misinformation" raging in our culture when it comes to sex and other related issues. …

FLASHBACK: Columbine Survivor Evan Todd Describes Survival, Arming Teachers and Chaos in Our Schools

April 7th, 2022


Abby Johnson sits down with Columbine survivor Evan Todd to discuss his survival story, why he supports arming teachers and his stance on the chaos …

Dr. Rebecca Westbrook Combats 'Destruction of Life' With Embryo Adoption

March 24th, 2022


Dr. Rebecca Westbrook is on a mission to help stop the destruction of unused embryos. Her fascinating journey with embryo adoption offers a powerful …

Unborn Baby Survives First-Trimester Drug Overdose: Angie Odom Shares Incredible Miracle Story

March 17th, 2022


Angie Odom shares an incredible miracle story about an unborn baby who survived a first-trimester overdose. The child is believed to be one of the only babies to survive at such an early stage. The story, which has many …

'I Would Recommend That You...Abort': Doctors Were Wrong About Stefanie Hilarczyk's Baby — Here's Her Journey

March 14th, 2022


Stefanie Hilarczyk reveals her son's incredible journey. Doctors told her to abort and she didn't listen. Hear her explain why medical professionals …

'Sex Is Beautiful': Joanna Hyatt Strikes Down Destructive Misconceptions to Show God's Amazing Design For Sex

March 3rd, 2022


Joanna Hyatt joins Abby to dismantle some of the destructive misconceptions so many people have about sex. Hyatt explains why "sex is beautiful," how …

'A Demonic Spirit': Abby Johnson and Fr. Frank Pavone Speak About 'Evil' Impact of Abortion on Doctors and Women

February 24th, 2022


Abby Johnson and Fr. Frank Pavone explore the evils of abortion and the impact the procedure has on the women who undergo it and the doctors who perform these procedures. Dive deep into the issue, explore why Abby …

SEASON 4 PREMIERE: Inside the IVERMECTIN Debate With Timothy Cheung and Scott Sharp

February 17th, 2022


Timothy Cheung and Scott Sharp join Abby to discuss IVERMECTIN, COVID-19 and more.

'I Got Chills': Man Who Lived a Gay Lifestyle Says God Gave Him a Vision That Changed Everything

December 23rd, 2021


On the season finale of "Politely Rude," Brian and Pam Wheelock drop by to tell their story. Here's a bit about them from their bio: "Brian and Pam …

TV Reporter Ivory Hecker, Who Went Viral For Calling Out Her News Network On-Air, Reveals 'Greatest Problem in the Media Right Now'

December 9th, 2021


Ivory Hecker went viral for her decision to speak out against her employer during an on-air report earlier this year. Now, she's speaking out about what she believes is the "greatest problem in media right now." She …

'I Was a Liberal Atheist': Will Witt Reveals His Stunning Conversion, Why He Takes on the Left With 'Logic and Humor'

December 2nd, 2021


Will Witt is known for his logic, humor and solid argumentation skills. What some might know is that Witt — who takes a unique approach to tackling …

FLASHBACK: Actor Kevin Sorbo Joins Abby Johnson to Talk Hollywood, Life and Plenty More

November 24th, 2021


"Hercules" actor Kevin Sorbo joins Abby Johnson for a fascinating discussion on "Politely Rude."

'My Baby Saved My Life': Pregnant With Cancer, Jessica Hanna Was Faced With a Harrowing Journey — Here's Her Story

November 18th, 2021


Jessica Hanna found out she was pregnant...with cancer. It's was an unthinkable and difficult situation — and yet she persisted. Here's Jessica's …

Depression, Mental Health Struggles & Internal Chaos: Author Jon Seidl Breaks Down What It Means 'Find Rest'

November 11th, 2021


Abby sits down with Jonathan Seidl, author of, "Finding Rest: A Survivor's Guide to Navigating the Valleys of Anxiety, Faith, and Life," to discuss myths surrounding mental health. Hear him reveal his own struggles, how …

'What's Wrong With My Faith?': Maura Preszler and Abby Johnson Discuss Myths and Misconceptions About Psychology, Faith and Trauma

November 4th, 2021


Maura Preszler and Abby Johnson break down the ins and outs of trauma, depression, anxiety — and faith. They tackle myths, misconceptions, Maura's incredible healing journey and offer hope to anyone who has suffered …

'A Journey of Courage': Joe McClane Explores Fear, Woundedness and Restoration in the Lives of Men

October 28th, 2021


Speaker, host and filmmaker Joe McClane (the man behind the movie "The Other Side of Fear: Facing the Father Wound") explores the power of confronting fear and woundedness in the lives of men. Hear him reveal his own …

Impolite Truth: Out-of-Control Flight Attendants, Wild Abortion Proclamations and Other 'Crazy' Claims

October 22nd, 2021


In today's commentary, Abby tackles out-of-control flight attendants, wild abortion proclamations and other crazy claims in our modern culture. …

FLASHBACK: She Survived an Abortion That Killed Her Twin. Here Is Claire Culwell's Incredible — and Shocking — Story

October 21st, 2021


This week, we revisit one of our most powerful past episodes of "Politely Rude": Claire Culwell survived an abortion that killed her twin — and when …

Ex-Porn Star Joshua Broome Achieved Fame Yet Wanted to Die — Then He Found Truth. Listen to His Journey.

September 30th, 2021


Ex-porn star Joshua Broome tells Abby Johnson about his journey from porn to Christianity. Listen to him reveal the painful and difficult elements of …

FACT CHECK: Abby Johnson Dismantles Arguments Against Texas' Pro-Life Heartbeat Law

September 23rd, 2021


Abby goes after some of the key arguments against Texas' pro-life heartbeat law. Hear her dismantle some of the claims and arguments being waged against the measure.

Abby Johnson and Liz Wheeler Sound the Alarm on Hysterics Surrounding Texas Abortion Law — and Vaccine Mandates

September 16th, 2021


Abby Johnson and Liz Wheeler tackle hysterics surrounding the Texas abortion law and the current chaos surrounding vaccine mandates. 

Listen to this …

Meet the Filmmaker and Activist on a Harrowing Mission to Save People's Lives in Afghanistan (Plus: How You Can Help)

September 9th, 2021


Jason Jones is on a mission to save lives in Afghanistan. Listen to his incredible efforts to protect human rights and save people from the Taliban — and gain a better understanding of the chaos happening on the ground.

Impolite Truth: 'Abortion Is Just Demonic': Abby Johnson's Passionate Reaction to Texas' Abortion Law

September 3rd, 2021


Abby Johnson breaks down her response to the Texas abortion law that is taking the news by storm. Listen to her reaction and the story that led her to proclaim, "Abortion is just demonic."

Columbine Survivor Evan Todd Describes Survival, Arming Teachers and Chaos in Our Schools

August 26th, 2021


Abby Johnson sits down with Columbine survivor Evan Todd to discuss his survival story, why he supports arming teachers and his stance on the chaos …

Impolite Truth: Abby Breaks Down What Could Be the 'Downfall' of the GOP and Conservative Movement

August 25th, 2021


Abby Johnson breaks down her take on what could be the downfall of the GOP and conservative movement, her concerns over some conservatives' approach …

OB/GYN Who Has Delivered 2,500 Babies Delivers Mic-Drop Fact-Check on Those Who Want to 'Abort Without Cause'

August 19th, 2021


Abby Johnson sits down with Dr. Omar L. Hamada to discuss his viral abortion tweet — and his message to those who believe abortion must be permitted for a women's health in the second and third trimesters. The duo also …

'Wake Up, Take a Stand': Eric Metaxas and Abby Johnson Dive Into Biden, Politics and Cultural Clashes

August 12th, 2021


Eric Metaxas joins Abby Johnson to dive into current events, politics, disagreement and the battle over cultural and social issues, as Metaxas urges …

Impolite Truth: Abby Delivers Strong Warning — and Rebuke — After Jr. High Kids Get Planned Parenthood Flyer About Sex and Abortion

August 5th, 2021


Abby delivers a strong wake-up call to parents and all Americans after reports that junior high children were recently given a Planned Parenthood flyer detailing information about sex and abortion. Listen to her …

'The Sex Ed Being Taught Is Pornographic': Inside the 'Evil' Sex Ed Moves in Our Schools and Gender Chaos

July 29th, 2021


Abby Johnson is back with season three of "Politely Rude!" The season kicks off with ex-Planned Parenthood sex educator Monica Cline returning to the …

SEASON FINALE: How Progressive Ideology is Infesting the Church: Lucas Miles Explains How Christianity Being 'Weaponized' by the Left

May 6th, 2021


On the season finale of "Politely Rude," author and pastor Lucas Miles breaks down his new book, "The Christian Left" as well as his belief that …

Actor Kevin Sorbo Joins Abby Johnson to Talk Hollywood, Life and Plenty More

April 29th, 2021


"Hercules" actor Kevin Sorbo joins Abby Johnson for a fascinating discussion on "Politely Rude."

Skillet's John Cooper Breaks Down 'Scary' Changes in Culture and How Christians Can Find 'Truth in the Chaos of a Relativistic World'

April 22nd, 2021


Skillet frontman John Cooper breaks down the "scary" changes unfolding in culture and reveals how Christians can navigate all of the uncertainty and …

The Horrors of Christian Persecution: Gia Chacón Breaks Down What Believers Face Across the Globe

April 15th, 2021


Gia Chacón of For the Martyrs breaks down the horrors of Christian persecution abroad — and Abby dives into COVID-19 restrictions and the warning signs she believes Americans must see when they explore these essential …

Inside the 'War on Freedom' Raging in America — and Some Myths and Misconceptions Surrounding the Unborn

April 8th, 2021


Mike Essen joins Abby Johnson to discuss the "war on freedom" and some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding abortion and the unborn. 

She Became One of the Most Famous Porn Stars — but an Encounter With Jesus Transformed Everything

April 1st, 2021


Brittni De La Mora works in full-time ministry and is helping transform lives. But she was once one of the world's most famous porn stars, living a …

Abby Johnson Talks Equality Act, Abortion and Political Chaos With Danielle D'Souza Gill

March 25th, 2021


Abby Johnson sits down with Danielle D'Souza Gill to discuss The Equality Act, abortion, political chaos and what's to come in America. 

Inside Texas Mom's Viral Story About a Stranger Who Tried to Take Her Daughter From Her Arms — and Her Trafficking Warnings for Parents

March 19th, 2021


Texas mom Amanda Florczykowski sheds light on her viral story surrounding the moment a stranger tried to take her daughter from her arms at a local grocery store. She explains how the scary experience sparked her …

'People Are Living in an Alternate Reality': Abby Johnson and Samuel Sey Break Down Trump, Politics and the Need for People to 'See the Truth'

March 11th, 2021


Pro-life activist Samuel Sey joins Abby Johnson to explore everything from the prospects of Texas turning purple to the need for Republicans to …

She Survived an Abortion That Killed Her Twin. Here Is Claire Culwell's Incredible — and Shocking — Story

March 4th, 2021


Claire Culwell survived an abortion that killed her twin — and when she discovered that she was an abortion survivor, it turned her world upside …

'Doesn't God Write the Best Stories?': Toni McFadden Shares Her Abortion Journey — and God's Amazing Healing

February 26th, 2021


Toni McFadden, a speaker on the topic of abortion and relationships, is vocal about her pro-life views. And she joins Abby to talk through her personal journey with abortion, the lessons she learned along the way — and …

Allie Beth Stuckey and Abby Johnson Break Down What's Happening in President Biden's America

February 18th, 2021


Allie Beth Stuckey joins Abby Johnson to break down the ins and outs of President Joe Biden's agenda, his impact on America, and what's to come. From …

Divorce, Lust & Culture: Author Leila Miller and Abby Johnson Explore the Perils of Divorce

February 11th, 2021


How does divorce impact children? Why do most divorces unfold? Author Leila Miller joins Abby Johnson to explore the perils of divorce, the impact it …

Pro-Life Fashion Designer Carla D'Addesi Is Fighting Back Against the 'Culture of Death'

February 4th, 2021


Pro-Life fashion designer Carla D'Addesi joins Abby Johnson to explain what compelled her to launch COL1972, a clothing brand that defends life. During this riveting discussion, D'Addesi makes it clear that it's …

SEASON 2 PREMIERE: Ex-'America's Next Top Model' Star Is on a Mission to Help Women Connect With God

January 28th, 2021


We're back! Welcome to the season two premiere of "Politely Rude With Abby Johnson." Today's guest is Leah Darrow, former model and an ex-cast member …

Pastor and Movie Producer Lucas Miles Reveals the Real Danger When Christians 'Brush Away...Morality Issues'

December 22nd, 2020


In the season one finale of Abby Johnson's "Politely Rude," pastor and movie producer Lucas Miles reveals the real dangers in Christians brushing …

'So Many People...Are Just Cowards': Pastor Greg Locke on Revival, Defying COVID Church Restrictions & More

December 16th, 2020


Pastor Greg Locke breaks down his views on the church, COVID government restrictions, revival, abortion and more. "You have people talking about, 'We’re going to go to jail for our faith.' They don’t even go to their …

She Was an Abortion Nurse — but Everything Changed When She Left and God Transformed Her Life

December 14th, 2020


Julie Wilkinson knows the ins and outs of the abortion industry all too well. She was once an abortion nurse, but after she left her role and found …

Samuel Sey Breaks Down the Consequences of Living in a 'Culture That Murders Babies' and Our Collective Loss of Logic

December 10th, 2020


Pro-life activist Samuel Sey talks with Abby Johnson about the consequences of living in a "culture that murders babies" and the impact of the …

Is the Abortion Battle About Winning Hearts — or Changing Laws? Marjorie Dannenfelser and Abby Johnson Break It All Down

December 7th, 2020


Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List, an organization devoted to electing pro-life political candidates, dives into a key …

The Truth About Crisis Pregnancy Centers (and Dispelling the Myths) With Savannah Marten

December 3rd, 2020


Abby Johnson sits down with Savannah Marten, executive director at The Pregnancy Center of Greater Toledo, to discuss the truth about crisis …

Does Abortion Put You at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer? Dr. Angela E. Lanfranchi and Abby Johnson Respond

December 1st, 2020


Dr. Angela E. Lanfranchi joins Abby Johnson for part two of their discussion to break down the truth about ties between abortion and higher breast cancer risk. The two explore this fascinating issue, with Dr. Lanfranchi …

Dr. Angela E. Lanfranchi and Abby Johnson Break Down Why Birth Control Is Actually an Abortifacient

November 23rd, 2020


Dr. Angela E. Lanfranchi joins Abby Johnson to break down the truth behind birth control — and to explain why it can be an abortifacient. The two …

Abby Johnson and Author Kris Detrow Explore the Personal and Raw Struggles Some Parents of Kids With Special Needs Face

November 20th, 2020


Abby Johnson is joined by author Kris Detrow, as the two explore some of the struggles that parents of kids with special needs face. Their candid and open conversation will inspire you! For more Christian podcasts like …

Her Mom Tried to Abort Her — and Doctors Failed. Now, She's Sharing Her Incredible Story of Healing

November 16th, 2020


Melissa Ohden is an abortion survivor. After surviving a saline abortion, she grew up and went on to lead a normal life -- but she later learned the secrets of her past. Listen to her reveal how she uncovered these …

Abby Johnson and Landon Newsom Break Down the Lies and Myths Surrounding Sex Work

November 9th, 2020


Abby Johnson and Landon Newsom break down the lies and myths they say are told about sex work. During the interview, the two explain why sex work is …

Surrogacy, Infertility, and Adoption: Abby Johnson and Katy Faust Dive Into the Toughest Questions

November 6th, 2020


"Motherhood is incredible." That's the message Katy Faust proclaims on episode 14 of "Politely Rude." Faust joins Abby Johnson in breaking down some …

'Biden Is Leading So Many Astray': Abby Johnson's Pointed Message About Joe Biden, Faith and Judgement

November 2nd, 2020


Abby Johnson sits down with founder Joseph Rigi to discuss faith, politics and authenticity. Johnson held back little in her critique …

Standing Up for Justice in a World of Chaos: Abby Johnson and Jerry Evans Talk Abortion, Truth & Courage

October 30th, 2020


Abby Johnson and businessman Jerry Evans dive deep into a powerful discussion about abortion, truth, and courage in an age of chaos. The two explain …

Ryan and Bethany Bomberger Break Down Exactly Why Defending 'Life in the Womb' Is So Essential

October 26th, 2020


Ryan and Bethany Bomberger, co-founders of The Radiance Foundation, break down why the abortion issue is to pivotal, what it truly means to defend …

"Children Need to Be Protected": Ex-Planned Parenthood Educator Returns With More Shocking Warnings (and Advice) for Parents

October 20th, 2020


Monica Cline is a former Title X (family planning) Training Manager and volunteer educator for Planned Parenthood returns to offer more powerful …

'Porn Is...a Counterfeit of Biblical Sexuality': Breaking Down Female Porn Addiction, Hope & Healing

October 11th, 2020


Abby Johnson is joined by Crystal Renaud Day, an expert who has dedicated her life to helping women who face pornography and sexual addiction. Crystal shares her own story, helps break down myths and offers a look …

'Made in the Image of God': Lacey Buchanan's Viral Video About Her Blind Son Delivered Hope to Millions

October 5th, 2020


Lacey Buchanan's journey has been incredible. After she posted a video about her son Christian, who is blind, the inspiring clip went viral, made …

A Real-Life Investigation Into Demons, Exorcisms and Ghosts — Are These Things Real?

September 30th, 2020


Abby Johnson welcomes Billy Hallowell, author of "Playing with Fire: A Modern Investigation into Demons, Exorcism, and Ghosts," and the two discuss biblical themes of possession — and whether these elements are still at …

Abby Johnson and Brenna Spencer Talk COVID-19, Guns and Current Events

September 28th, 2020


Abby Johnson is joined by Brenna Spencer, and the two talk COVID-19, guns, her viral graduation picture, and current events. Listen to them navigate …

'Stop Believing This Lie': Ex-Planned Parenthood Sex Educator Reveals Mistruths and Lies Parents Must Confront

September 22nd, 2020


Monica Cline is a former Title X (family planning) Training Manager and volunteer educator for Planned Parenthood. But her journey took a turn when …

Abby Johnson and Damani Felder Explore Lawlessness, Culture, Police & Respect for Authority

September 9th, 2020


Abby welcomes Damani Felder to dive into a plethora of topics surrounding chaos, police relations and respect for authority. 

Abby Johnson Sits Down With Joel Patrick to Talk Politics, Division, Chaos — and More

September 3rd, 2020


Abby Johnson sits down with commentator and activist Joel Patrick — and the two leave no stones unturned. Listen to their candid discussion about the …

Abby Johnson Reveals the Story Behind Her RNC Speech, Her Take on Current Events and More: Here's the 'Politely Rude Podcast'

August 26th, 2020


Abby dives into her Republican National Convention speech, offers her take on current events and officially launches her "Politely Rude Podcast." 

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