The Way Home is my weekly podcast featuring conversations with key Christian leaders on church, community and culture.



Latest Podcast Episodes

The Way Home: Episode 51 featuring Louie Giglio

January 7, 2016

For the first podcast of 2016, I’m joined by Louie Giglio. Louie is the founder of Passion, a global movement of college-aged people living for the fame of Jesus Christ. He is the pastor of…

The Way Home: Episode 50 featuring Mike Cosper

December 31, 2015

What were the best movies and books of the year? I talk to my good friend, Mike Cosper, Pastor of Worship and Arts at Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Ky., and author of several must-read…

The Way Home: Episode 49 – Light Magazine

December 22, 2015

What does it mean to have a whole life/prolife ethic? I invited two of my colleagues, Lindsay Swartz and Jason Thacker, to discuss this, the theme of the December Issue of Light Magazine. Show Notes:…

The Way Home: Episode 48 featuring Andrew Gant

December 17, 2015

What are the stories behind some of our favorite Christmas carols? Today on the podcast I’m joined by Andrew Gant, composer, choirmaster, church musician, university teacher and writer. Andrew has directed many leading choires, including the…

The Way Home: Episode 47 featuring David Altrogge

December 10, 2015

Today on the podcast we have David Altrogge on to discuss his important new movie: 3801 Lancaster. A few years ago, the nation was exposed to the horrors of Kermit Gosnell’s abortion mill in Pennsylvania.…

The Way Home: Episode 46 featuring Bob Welch

December 3, 2015

Today I am joined by Bob Welch. Bob is an award winning author, columnist, speaker, and professor of journalism at the University of Oregon. Bob is the author of seventeen books including the recently released 52 Little Lessons…

The Way Home: Episode 45 featuring Scott James

November 27, 2015

Today I am joined by my friend Scott James. Scott serves as an elder at The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala. Scott is a full-time pediatric physician as well as an author. His most…

The Way Home: Episode 44 featuring Nathan Finn

November 19, 2015

When did the Baptist movement begin? How did early Baptists pioneer religious liberty and influence America’s founders? Today I discuss this with historian and thinker, Nathan Finn. Dr. Finn is the Dean of the School of…

The Way Home: Episode 43 featuring Josh Reich

November 12, 2015

How can leaders create healthy margin and have good work rhythms? To answer this and more questions, I talked to my friend Josh Reich. Josh is the lead pastor of Revolution Church in Tucson, Arizona and…

The Way Home: Episode 42 Featuring Jason Duesing

November 5, 2015

Why should Christians study church history? I asked this, and other questions, of my friend Dr. Jason Duesing on this week’s Way Home podcast. Jason serves as the academic Provost and Associate Professor of Historical Theology…

The Way Home: Episode 41 featuring Jefferson Bethke

October 29, 2015

He burst onto the scene with the viral video: Jesus > Religion. Since then, Jefferson Bettke has been a creative gospel witness online and to audiences around the country. His videos have been seen by…

The Way Home: Episode 40 featuring Matthew Hall

October 22, 2015

How did Carl Henry shape the modern evangelical movement? And what would he say to the movement today? My friend Dr. Matthew Hall joins me on the podcast today to discuss Henry, the importance of…

The Way Home: Episode 39 featuring Alan Cross

October 15, 2015

How should Christians think about immigration, the refugee crisis, and race? Today, my friend Alan Cross joins me to discuss these important issues. Alan is a Southern Baptist pastor in Montgomery AL, an author, blogger. He’s…

The Way Home: Episode 38 featuring Jonathan Howe

October 8, 2015

How should pastors conduct themselves on social media? Should pastors blog and if so, why? And what does it take to get a good podcast off the ground? These are questions I posted to Jonathan…

The Way Home: Episode 37 featuring Courtney Reissig

October 1, 2015

Courtney Reissig is the author of The Accidental Feminist: Restoring Our Delight in God’s Good Design. Listen to this week’s episode Show Notes: Book: The Accidental Feminist Twitter: @courtneyreissig Website:

The Way Home: Episode 36 featuring Laura Story

September 24, 2015

What happens when God doesn’t fix what you want him to fix? This is the question Laura Story faced recently. Laura Story is an award-winning Christian singer and songwriter. She has written some of the…

The Way Home: Episode 35 featuring Matt Lewis

September 17, 2015

Today on the podcast I’m joined by my friend Matt Lewis. Matt is a popular columnist, author, and political pundit. His work is featured regularly in The Week and The Daily Beast.He is also a senior…

The Way Home: Episode 34 featuring Vincent DiCaro

September 10, 2015

Today I am glad to be joined by my friend Vincent DiCaro, Chief Outreach Officer for Carenet. Prior to that Vincent worked at The National Fatherhood Initiative. Carenet is a national organization with over 1,100 crisis…