Produced by Acts of the Word Productions, “Moral Dilemma” premiered its weekly broadcasts on American Family Radio beginning August 5. The show had previously aired online in partnership with Worldview Weekend Radio, a conservative Christian site.
In its hour-long format, “Moral Dilemma” chronicles America’s rapid moral decline and aims to engage the public in a discussion about morality. Each week, examples plucked from the headlines are highlighted and discussed in a classic reporter-style format, featuring to-the-minute news stories, interviews and staggering statistics.
Uniquely framed in a spiritual narrative featuring personifications of the seven deadly sins as "super-villains of society,” each episode is a "fly-on-the-
The show’s main characters, each representing an iconic vice, are: “Planet Me” (Pride); “Glutton Moore” (Greed); “Ursella Urgent” (Lust); “Edith Envy” (Envy); “Monsieur Connoisseur”
The show’s creator and host, Marquis Laughlin, sees the show as a way to help people make sense of the moral free-for-all that our culture has become. “It’s a positive show about the negative impact declining morality has on our lives and the resulting personal adjustments we have to make. My hope is that the show informs, inspires and instructs listeners to make better choices on a daily basis,” says Laughlin.
While the show is targeted to conservative Christians, Laughlin hopes it will encourage discussion among a much broader audience. “Anyone of us can fall prey to these super villains. Warning people means not just telling them what is happening, but why, and even atheists want to know that,” he says.
Show creator Laughlin is perhaps best known as an internationally-
As a sought-after voiceover actor, Laughlin is also the official voice of “The Scriptorium”
In addition to Laughlin, who wears multiple hats as Creator/Producer/
Listeners can check www.afa.net for listings of local radio stations, or find an archive of weekly broadcasts at www.MoralD.com. The show invites comments and news tips, toll-free, at 877-301-9673.