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Warren Kelley
Kerby Anderson
Penna Dexter
Marlin Maddoux

About Us

Point of View is a two-hour, issues-oriented live talk radio program heard daily nationwide. Kerby Anderson and the Point of View team cover the full spectrum of issues and current events that affect our faith, family, government, education, and basic freedoms from a Christian perspective. Point of View’s loyal listening audience thrives on the daily interviews and interaction with informative guests including authors, politicians, opinion leaders, conservative activists, and subject matter experts.  


Christianity Today magazine called Point of View America's "most popular live Christian call-in show."  After 35 years of being on the cutting edge of talk radio, Point of View has proven they are brave enough to take on the tough issues and experienced enough to handle them.


Mission Statement

As a media ministry, we use the powerful tool of live, daily, national talk radio and the latest digital technology to provide biblical clarity, truth, and content to restore a Christian biblical worldview to the culture.


Non-Profit Charitable Organization

Point of View is a non-profit charitable organization exempt from federal income tax as an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions to Point of View are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Our policy is to apply all gifts given toward a specific project to that project. Occasionally, we receive more contributions than can be wisely used toward a specific project — when that happens, we use these funds to meet other pressing needs that are consistent with the mission of Point of View.


Refunds and Returns

Items offered on Point of View are offered as a premium for a contribution. If an item is damaged, we will replace or exchange the item, upon receipt of the returned item. Please note that due to current tax laws, contributions made to the ministry in exchange for a item are unable to be refunded. If, however, Point of View is unable to send an item, your contribution will be refunded upon request to donorservices@pointofview.net. Contributions to Point of View are non-refundable.





Warren Kelly




Warren Kelley

President, Point of View Ministries, Inc.


Warren Kelley is President of Point of View Ministries, Inc. He’s been involved with Point of View in a variety of ways for more than 20 years.


Mr. Kelley served on the Board of Directors for 3 years before joining the ministry as Director of Development in 1988 where he served for three years. His success then led him to become Vice President and later to Executive Vice President where he ran the ministry’s day to day operations .  Mr. Kelley assumed the role of President of the organization after the passing of Marlin Maddoux.


Mr. Kelley’s desire is to continue and expand Marlin’s vision for the ministry which is to proclaim the truth by defending the Biblical Christian worldview and to offer Christian solutions for the issues and problems in America and around the globe 



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On-Air Staff


Kerby Anderson




Kerby Anderson

Host, Point of View


Kerby Anderson has more than 30 years of experience in ministry and currently serves as the President of Probe Ministries as well as Host of Point of View Radio Talk Show.
He graduated from Oregon State University and holds masters degrees from Yale University (science) and Georgetown University (government). He is the author of thirteen books including Signs of Warning Signs of Hope, Moral Dilemmas, Christian Ethics in Plain Language, A Biblical Point of View on Islam, A Biblical Point of View on Homosexuality, A Biblical Point of View on Intelligent Design, A Biblical Point of View on Spiritual Warfare, and Making The Most of Your Money in Tough Times. He is also the editor of many books including: Marriage, Family, & Sexuality and Technology, Spirituality, & Social Trends.
Kerby also serves as a visiting professor at Dallas Theological Seminary, Philadelphia Biblical University, and Temple Baptist Seminary. He has spoken on dozens of university campuses including University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Colorado and University of Texas.
His editorials have appeared in the Dallas Morning News, the Miami Herald, the San Jose Mercury, and the Houston Post. His radio commentaries have been syndicated by International Media Services, United Press International, Moody Radio, American Family Radio, Family Life Network, Bott Radio Network, and the USA Radio Network. He has served as host of NewsTalk (Criswell Radio Network) and the Kerby Anderson Show (Salem Radio Network). In addition to serving as host of Point of View (USA Radio Network), he also regularly appears on Prime Time America and Open Line (Moody Broadcasting Network). Kerby has appeared on numerous radio and TV talk shows including the MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour, Focus on the Family, Beverly LaHaye Live, and The 700 Club.
Kerby is married and the father of three children. He and his wife Susanne reside in Plano, Texas.



Christian Ethics in Plain Language A Biblical Point of View on Islam A Biblical Point Of View On Spiritual Warfare
 A Biblical Point of View on Intelligent Design A Biblical Point Of View On Homosexuality Making the Most of Your Money in Tough Times
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Penna Dexter




Penna Dexter

Co-Host, Point of View

Penna Dexter is a radio commentator and columnist for various Christian conservative outlets. She is a frequent commentator and guest host for Point of View Radio Talk Show with Kerby Anderson. Her weekly commentaries air on the Moody Broadcasting Network and the Bott Radio Network. Penna’s columns appear at Baptist Press and the Christian Post blog page. Penna is an executive at Todd Dexter & Associates, the integrated marketing consulting company founded by her husband, Todd Dexter.  


For eight years she served as Marlin Maddoux’s co-host on Point of View and for two years she co-hosted a daily drive time live broadcast on the Dallas-based Criswell Radio Network.


Penna’s interest in conservative politics and the issues that affect the family began when she was a child working on political campaigns with her parents. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in International Relations. She spent 8 years in the banking industry. She and her husband Todd have three children who are in their twenties. They are members of Trinity Presbyterian Church.


Penna recently served a term on the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. She served on the Southern Baptist Convention’s Resolutions Committee in 2003, 2004, and 2005. She served for three years as a Texas Area Director for Concerned Women for America. She serves on the Executive Advisory Board for Golden Corridor Republican Women’s Club in Dallas, Texas.



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Kelly Shackelford


Kelly Shackelford, Esq.

Co-Host, Point of View

 Kelly Shackelford, Esq., is president and CEO of Liberty Institute, a post he has held since 1997.

A constitutional scholar, Mr. Shackelford has argued before the United States Supreme Court, testified before the U.S. House and Senate on Constitutional issues, and has won three state landmark First Amendment and religious liberty cases in the past few years alone.

He was recently named one of the 25 greatest Texas lawyers of the past quarter-century by Texas Lawyer, and is the recipient of the prestigious William Bentley Ball Award for Life and Religious Freedom Defense for his leadership and pioneering work protecting religious freedom.

Mr. Shackelford is a highly sought after speaker and frequent guest on national TV news and talk show programs including The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity, Good Morning America, NBC's Today Show, CNN, and MSNBC. He also has been featured in the Associated Press, The New York Times, The Washington Times, The Washington Post, The L.A. Times, among many others.
Mr. Shackelford is also on the Board of Trustees of the United States Supreme Court Historical Society.



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Marlin Maddoux




Marlin Maddoux 1933-2004

Founder, Point of View

Marlin's Vision...a Look Back

Mr. Maddoux was Founder and Host of Point of View radio talk show, which began in 1972.   Marlin was a pioneer in the talk radio industry with Point of View’s hard-hitting issues-oriented talk format. For more than thirty years he led Point of View to cover the full spectrum of issues and current events that affect our homes, beliefs, schools, government, churches and basic freedoms from a Christian perspective. In 1986, Maddoux was given the National Religious Broadcasters Award of Merit. In 1994 Christianity Today magazine called Point of View America's "most popular live Christian call-in show." And his most recent award, in 2007 he was inducted in to the NRB Hall of fame.


In 1985, Maddoux founded USA Radio Network, a for-profit company, which grew to be carried on more than 1,300 affiliated radio stations across the nation. In 1994, the National Religious Broadcasters awarded the USA Radio Network its "Program Producer of the Year" Award.


Maddoux was a guest on national television and radio broadcasts including, "CBS Morning News," ABC's "Nightline," ABC's "Good Morning America," "CNN," "Focus on the Family," and many others. He has been an invited guest at the White House on several occasions, having met with both President Ronald Reagan and President George Bush. He is the author of several books, including “America Betrayed”, “What Worries Parents Most”, “The Gay Deception”,  “Free Speech or Propaganda?” and “A Christian Agenda: Game Plan for a New Era”, and his first novel, “Seal of Gaia”, published by Word.  Marlin had finished his book on public education just prior to his death, titled "Public Education Against America".



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