Episodes
In today's episode, Kevin DeYoung talks about our common struggle to pray, and how the Lord's Prayer - the prayer that Jesus offered as a model for our pray - can help us to pray to God day in and day out. Kevin is the author of The Lord's Prayer: Learning from Jesus on What, Why, and How to Pray Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin...
Published 05/16/22
In this preview episode of Kathryn Butler's new book, 'The Dragon and the Stone', the first in The Dream Keeper Saga, Butler introduces us to the Somnium realm and mixes fantasy with Christian themes, taking middle-grade readers on a quest through castles, forests, and caverns to help a young girl find hope and usher in restoration. This special episode includes the first chapter.
Published 05/13/22
Published 05/13/22
Today, we're excited to share with you an audio essay written and read by Nancy Guthrie entitled "10 Things You Should Know about the Book of Revelation." Nancy's new book is Blessed: Experiencing the Promise of the Book of Revelation. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes of Revelation!
Published 05/11/22
In today's episode, Kathryn Butler talks about the power of stories to help our kids grasp and value the true story of God’s redemption. Katie shares about how reading with her kids helped to carry her family through the pandemic and explains why good stories resonate so deeply with all of us—including our kids. Kathryn is the author of The Dragon and the Stone: The Dream Keeper Saga Book 1. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us...
Published 05/09/22
Crossway is pleased to announce the launch of our newest podcast: Blessed: Conversations on the Book of Revelation. Join Nancy Guthrie—author, Bible teacher, and host of the popular Help Me Teach the Bible podcast— each week as she leads listeners to a deeper understanding of the book of Revelation through nine conversations with respected Bible scholars, pastors, and other Bible teachers. Subscribe today: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts RSS You can see a full listing of all of...
Published 05/04/22
In today's episode, Nancy Guthrie discusses why the book of Revelation is actually more accessible, more timely, and more encouraging than you probably know. Nancy is the author of Blessed: Experiencing the Promise of the Book of Revelation. Read the full transcript. Click here to learn more about Nancy's new podcast, Blessed: Conversations on the Book of Revelation! If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show!
Published 05/02/22
A few weeks ago, we asked readers to submit their questions about the topic of evangelicalism for Michael Reeves. Many of you sent questions from around the world, with questions ranging from Does Mark Noll’s famous critique of evangelical anti-intellectualism still hold true? to Why does it seem like so many evangelicals are converting to Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy? Michael is the author of Gospel People: A Call for Evangelical Integrity. Read the full transcript. If you...
Published 04/27/22
In today's episode, John Piper discusses how he himself came to saving faith in Jesus—and how his view of that faith has changed over the years. John is the author of What Is Saving Faith?: Reflections on Receiving Christ as a Treasure. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung!
Published 04/25/22
Today, we're excited to share with you an audio essay written and read by Carl Trueman entitled "10 Things You Should Know about the Sexual Revolution." Carl's new book is Strange New World: How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung!
Published 04/20/22
In today's episode, Uche Anizor discusses his own story of wrestling with apathy; 7 deadly causes of spiritual apathy that we should all be on the lookout for; and how to take steps back toward God when we realize we’re not doing well. Uche is the author of Overcoming Apathy: Gospel Hope for Those Who Struggle to Care. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook...
Published 04/18/22
In today's episode, Mark Vroegop considers what it looks like to lament the COVID-19 pandemic—and how that lament can help us heal, both individually and as churches. Mark is the author of Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament as well as the companion Devotional Journal. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung!
Published 04/11/22
In this preview episode of Michael Reeves' new book, 'Gospel People: A Call for Evangelical Integrity', Reeves argues from a global, scriptural, and historical perspective that, while it’s not necessary to discard the evangelical label altogether, Christians must return to the gospel itself in order to understand what it truly means. This special episode includes the foreward and first chapter.
Published 04/06/22
In today's episode, Michael Reeves discusses the term “evangelical” and the different ways it’s often used in our culture today, how we should respond to the cultural baggage often associated with the term, and the crucial theological underpinnings of a truly evangelical worldview. Michael is the author of Gospel People: A Call for Evangelical Integrity. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the...
Published 04/04/22
In this special bonus episode, Don Clark discusses what appealed to him (and what scared him) about illustrating the stories of the Bible; his approach and intentions with his artwork—both for kids and adults; and what the artistic process actually looked like over the two years he was working on this project. Don is the illustrator of The Biggest Story Bible Storybook. Read the full transcript and check out the final illustration in the book (referenced in the interview). If you enjoyed...
Published 03/30/22
In today's episode, Kevin DeYoung talks about the catechetical battle that we’re all engaged in—whether we want to be or not—and how Christians (parents and non-parents alike) can help children to trust Jesus, embrace the Bible, and love others—even those with whom we disagree. Kevin is the author of The Biggest Story Bible Storybook. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for...
Published 03/28/22
In this preview episode of Carl Trueman's new book, 'Strange New World: How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution', Trueman explores how the world arrived at its current disorienting state of identity politics and how the church should respond. This special episode includes the foreward and first chapter.
Published 03/23/22
In today's episode, Carl Trueman explores the history of Western thought with the view of answering two simple questions: How did we get here? and How should the church respond? Carl is the author of Strange New World: How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung!
Published 03/21/22
In today's episode, Jen Oshman discusses the many empty promises that the culture of the modern world makes that run counter to the clear teaching of Scripture and God's good plan for us. Jen is the author of Cultural Counterfeits: Confronting 5 Empty Promises of Our Age and How We Were Made for So Much More. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin...
Published 03/14/22
In today's episode, Dustin Benge explains why the church—despite all her faults—is worth fighting for. Dustin is the author of The Loveliest Place: The Beauty and Glory of the Church. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Sign up for our mailing list here.
Published 03/07/22
In today's episode, Lydia Brownback talks about her experience of the pandemic and its effects on her social life as a single person, and how Christians can rally together and support one another in the wake of two years of social isolation, masks, and lockdowns Lydia is the author of Finding God in My Loneliness. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Sign up for our mailing list here.
Published 02/28/22
In today's episode, Jonathan Dodson talks about what a gospel-centered approach to discipleship entails. He highlights the importance of transparency for everyone involved, why the long-view of sanctification is so important to hold on to, and how to move forward when we feel hurt or betrayed by a mentor. Jonathan is the author of Gospel-Centered Discipleship. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the...
Published 02/21/22
In this preview episode of Aimee Joseph's new book, 'Demystifying Decision-Making: A Practical Guide', Aimee highlights the “drama of decision-making” and explains how our worldview shapes our approach to making choices—often more than we realize. This special episode includes the introduction and first chapter.
Published 02/16/22
In today's episode, Matt Rhodes considers what it should look like to pursue cross-cultural missions with a focus on long-term success and why the American church should be asking itself that very question today. Matt is the author of No Shortcut to Success: A Manifesto for Modern Missions. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Sign up for our mailing list here.
Published 02/14/22
In today's episode, Stephen Nichols discusses the remarkable life, tragic death and enduring legacy of the German theologian and pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Stephen is the author of Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Sign up for our mailing list here.
Published 02/07/22