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The Way Home: Dane Ortlund on what Jesus is really like

Christians know Jesus loves them and died for them, but what is the heart, the character of Jesus and why does this matter? Dane Ortlund, author and pastor, joins the podcast to discuss his bestselling book, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ…

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The Way Home: Rhyne Putman on the arguments Christians should and shouldn’t be having online

What kinds of issues should Christians be debating and discussing? Is there a difference between biblical discernment and the kind of tabloid-style gotcha approach favored by some? Rhyne Putman, associate professor of theology at New Orleans Theological Seminary, joins me on The…

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The Way Home: Chris Crawford on the pro-life witness, politics, and how churches can help people vote

Chris Crawford has a long history of activism in the pro-life movement, shaped by Catholic social teaching. Today, he works with the Democracy Fund on issues of civility and citizenship. He joins me on The Way Home Podcast to discuss his journey…

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The Way Home: Tim Carney on division and healing in an Alienated America

What is the source of division and divisiveness in our country? What important bonds should we be creating at the local and national level to help bring healing and hope? Tim Carney is a journalist, author, and Christian whose book Alienated America looks…

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The Way Home: Max Lucado on pastoring in a pandemic

Max Lucado is one of the most widely read authors in the world. His books have sold over 100 million copies worldwide in 54 languages. But most of all, Max is a pastor, whose reassuring words have brought encouragement and hope during troubled times.…

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The Way Home: Paula Faris on why she walked away from her dream job

Paula Faris was the weekend host of Good Morning America, an anchor on The View and one of America’s top journalists when a series of trials forced her to reconsider her calling and walk away from her dream job. Paula has also…

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The Way Home: Tim Challies on how Christians should engage online

Tim Challies has been blogging on the Internet since the Internet first started. His blog, challies.com, was an early pioneer in Christian content online. Tim joins me on The Way Home podcast to discuss the way Christians should engage online and on…

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The Way Home: N.T. Wright on Finding God in the Pandemic 

The Way Home podcast is back! On this special relaunch episode, New Testament scholar N.T. Wright joins me to help answer the question of “Where is God in the Pandemic?” He also helps to clear up popular myths about the world of…

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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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