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The Way Home: Tim Carney on “Alienated America” and the importance of community

Tim Carney joins me to talk about his book Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse. He shares what motivated him to write this book and why community is so important for our society. Tim is the commentary editor at…

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The Way Home: Mary DeMuth on the Church’s response to abuse

Mary DeMuth is a survivor of childhood sexual assault. She has written numerous books talking openly about how this shaped her life, how God has healed her, and how this has affected her as a wife and mother. Her most recent book is…

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The Way Home: Rachael Denhollander on advocating for abuse survivors

Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to come forward about the abuse and systemic coverup by USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University. Her testimony in a victim impact statment, directly confronting her abuser, Larry Nassar, went viral as she spoke of God’s…

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The Way Home: Chris Fabry on “Overcomer”

Chris Fabry joins me to discuss his novel Overcomer, the companion novel to the movie by the same name. Chris is an award-winning author and radio personality who hosts Chris Fabry Live on Moody Radio. This episode of The Way Home is brought…

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The Way Home: Lee Eclov on viewing the church as family

Today is a special Tuesday edition of The Way Home podcast. I am so glad to be joined by Lee Eclov. Lee has been a mentor to me. He is pastor of Village Church of Lincolnshire in Lake Forest, Ill., and author…

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The Way Home: Phil Ryken on the Song of Solomon

What does the Bible say about God’s design for love, intimacy, and sexuality? Dr. Phil Ryken joins me today to talk about the Song of Solomon and his new book The Love of Loves in the Song of Songs.  Dr. Ryken is…

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The Way Home: Rebecca McLaughlin on “Confronting Christianity”

Christianity is the most widespread global belief system, but for many, the idea of biblical Christianity challenges some of our deepest beliefs. In her new book, Confronting Christianity, Rebecca McLaughlin explores 12 questions that keep many from considering faith in Christ. This episode…

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The Way Home: Katie Butler on human dignity and end-of-life decisions

How does a Christian approach end-of-life decisions with a human dignity focus and that honors the Lord? Katie Butler joins me today to discuss her book Between Life and Death: A Gospel-Centered Guide to End-of-Life Medical Care.  Katie is a trauma and…

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The Way Home: Mark Vroegop on the importance of lament

Mark Vroegop joins me to talk about lament and how to deal with deep pain in a broken world. Mark is author of Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy and serves as Lead Pastor of College Park Church in Indianapolis. Show Notes:  Book: Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy…

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The Way Home: Randy Newman on evangelism

Randy Newman joins me to discuss evangelism and the importance of engaging others in meaningful spiritual conversations. Randy is a Senior Teaching Fellow for Apologetics and Evangelism at The C. S. Lewis Institute and an adjunct professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and…

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The Way Home: Shannon Bream on journalism and her faith

Shannon Bream is the host of Fox News at Night and the chief legal correspondent for Fox News. She joins me to talk about her unusual path to journalism, her strong faith in Christ, and what she tells aspiring journalists. She is…

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The Way Home: Jim Burns on parenting adult children

Parenting adult children can feel tricky. How do you adjust from parenting children and teens to adults? Today on the podcast Jim Burns joins me to share some his experiences and offer some practical advice he’s learned along the way. Jim is…

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The Way Home: Matt Smethurst on reading the Bible

When it comes to reading the Bible, it can sometimes feel overwhelming. Matt Smethurst joins me today to share about nine heart postures that will help prepare you to read the Bible. Matt is the Managing Editor of TGC and author of Before…

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The Way Home: Catherine Parks on parenting

Catherine Parks joins me to share more about her new book projects for parents to share with their kids: Empowered: How God Shaped 11 Women’s Lives (And Can Shape Yours Too) and Strong: How God Equipped 11 Ordinary Men with Extraordinary Power…

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The Way Home: Jennifer Greenberg on life after abuse

How do you pick up the pieces of your life after abuse? Jenn Greenberg was abused by her church-going father. She joins me today to talk about this and her new book Not Forsaken. She reflects on how God brought life and hope…

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The Way Home: Dan DeWitt on apologetics and sharing the gospel with our kids

Dan DeWitt joins me to discuss apologetics, defending our faith in this age, and sharing the gospel with our kids. Dan leads the Center for Biblical Apologetics & Public Christianity at Cedarville University. Show Notes:  Twitter: @DanDeWitt Website: theolatte.com/dandewitt Book: Why God?: Big…

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The Way Home: Jonathan Pennington on the importance of the Sermon on the Mount

The Sermon on the Mount, one of the most influential portions of the Bible. Jonathan Pennington joins me to discuss this importance of this moment and how every Christian generation turns to it for insight and guidance. Jonathan is assistant professor of…

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The Way Home: Rico Tice on evangelism in a post-Christian world

Rico Tice is an Anglican priest and writer, co-author of Christianity Explored. He is currently associate minister at All Souls Church, Langham Place, London. Show Notes:  Book: Christianity Explored Websites: allsouls.org thegoodbook.com/outreach/christianity-explored christianityexplored.us/

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