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Latest Podcast Episodes

The Way Home: David Kinnaman on the state of the Church

David Kinnaman, president of Barna Group, joins me to talk about the 2020 research on the State of the Church. The decline of church attendance is well documented. What happened? Barna has committed this next year to empowering the Church with the insights…

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The Way Home: Daniel Grothe on wisdom and living well

Daniel Grothe joins me to talk about wisdom and the importance of learning from those your senior. Daniel is Associate Senior Pastor of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This episode of The Way Home is sponsored by our friends at The Good…

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The Way Home: Derwin Gray on shepherding his church and ‘Finding True Happiness’

Derwin Gray joins me to talk about how he is shepherding his church through this difficult time, as well as his new book The Good Life: What Jesus Teaches about Finding True Happiness. He is the founding and lead Pastor of Transformation Church (TC)…

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The Way Home: Scott James on the unknowns of COVID-19 and how we can pray

Scott James joins me for a bonus episode of The Way Home. On Tuesdays we will be releasing episodes focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. James is a pediatric infectious disease physician. He joins me to talk about COVID-19, the struggles of the…

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The Way Home: Vance Pitman on being free from the burden of religion

Does following Jesus feel impossible? Are you trying hard to be a good Christian while secretly feeling exhausted and overwhelmed? Vance Pitman joins me to talk about his first book Unburdened: Stop Living for Jesus So Jesus Can Live through You. Vance is…

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The Way Home: Keith Getty on family and hymn sings during COVID-19

Keith Getty joins me for a bonus episode of The Way Home. On Tuesdays we will be releasing episodes focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. An impromptu St. Patricks’ hymn sing that the Gettys did from their home in Nashville garnered great engagement.…

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The Way Home: Sharon Dirckx on human identity and our minds

What does it mean to be human in regards to the connection between the body and the mind? Are we more than machines? Is free-will an illusion? Dr. Sharon Dirckx joins me to talk about this and more. Dr. Dirckx is an author,…

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The Way Home: Chap Bettis on ‘Parenting with Patience’

What is proper anger in regards to parenting? How do we handle it? Chap Bettis joins us to talk about patience and anger in parenting. Chap is offering The Way Home listeners free video training if they show proof of book purchase. Once…

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The Way Home: Jared Wilson on pastoring and encouragement during COVID-19

My friend Jared Wilson joins me for a bonus episode of The Way Home. On Tuesdays we will be releasing episodes focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. Jared shares some of the struggles pastors are facing during this unprecedented time. As well as…

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The Way Home: Jeanne Allert on offering hope to victims of human trafficking

Jeanne Allert is the founder and Executive Director of The Samaritan Women. She joins me to share how the organization helps those who have suffered from human trafficking and domestic violence find a place of shelter and hope to put their lives…

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The Way Home: Jesse and Julie Masson on new challenges families face during COVID-19

Today on the podcast my colleague Julie Masson and her husband Jesse join me to discuss some of the new challenges and realities many are or will face because of COVID-19. The Massons are parents to three kids. Julie works from home…

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A conversation withScott Lindsey

The Way Home: Scott Lindsey on the mission and motivation of Faithlife

Scott Lindsey, executive director of Faithlife,  joins me to discuss the latest trends in Bible study and why it’s important to spend time in the Scriptures. Scott has spent more than two decades teaching others how to more effectively and efficiently study…

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A conversation withJason Thacker

The Way Home: Jason Thacker on AI, ethics, and a biblical worldview

Are robots going to take my job? How are smartphones affecting my kids? Do I need to worry about privacy when I get online or ask Siri for directions? Jason Thacker joins me to talk about artificial intelligence (AI), ethics, and a…

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A conversation withSam Allberry

The Way Home: Sam Allberry on sexual ethics

How do we speak to a world that has diametrically different views on sexuality than we do as Christians? Sam Allberry joins me to discuss sexual ethics as well as his book Why does God care who I sleep with? This episode…

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The Way Home: Esther Allen on image, identity, and finding freedom

There are so many places we are pushed to locate our identity: our work, our gifts, our family, our platforms, even our ministry. Esther Fleece Allen, author and speaker, joins us to help find freedom from identities that disappoint and labels that…

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The Way Home: Courtney Reissig on the Psalms

Courtney Reissig joins me to talk about her love for the Psalms and how reading them has helped her through life’s highs and lows. Courtney is a writer, speaker, and blogger. She is a member at Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock,…

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The Way Home: Beth Moore on her love for the Bible

Beth Moore joins me to talk about her love for the Bible and when she first realized she wanted to teach the Bible. She also shares how the church was a refuge for her as a child growing up in an abusive home.…

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The Way Home: Harold Senkbeil on pastoral ministry and shepherding

Harold Senkbeil joins me to talk about pastoral ministry, the decline in the concept of shepherding within the church, and his excellent book The Care of Souls: Cultivating a Pastor’s Heart. I highly recommend this book! Dr. Senkbeil serves as as Executive Director…

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