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



Latest Podcast Episodes

The Way Home: Rachael Denhollander on advocating for abuse survivors

September 12, 2019

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,…

The Way Home: Chris Fabry on “Overcomer”

September 6, 2019

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…

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

September 3, 2019

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…

The Way Home: Phil Ryken on the Song of Solomon

August 29, 2019

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 Way Home: Rebecca McLaughlin on “Confronting Christianity”

August 15, 2019

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…

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

August 9, 2019

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…

The Way Home: Mark Vroegop on the importance of lament

August 1, 2019

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.…

The Way Home: Randy Newman on evangelism

July 25, 2019

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…

The Way Home: Shannon Bream on journalism and her faith

July 18, 2019

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…

The Way Home: Jim Burns on parenting adult children

July 11, 2019

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…

The Way Home: Matt Smethurst on reading the Bible

July 4, 2019

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…

The Way Home: Catherine Parks on parenting

June 27, 2019

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…

The Way Home: Jennifer Greenberg on life after abuse

June 20, 2019

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…

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

June 14, 2019

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: …

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

June 6, 2019

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…

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

May 30, 2019

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:

Brian Fikkert and Kelly Kapic on justice, poverty, and economic development

May 23, 2019

Brian Fikkert is the founder and executive director of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development. He is Professor of Economics & Community Development at Covenant College. Kelly Kapic is Professor of Theological Studies at Covenant…

The Way Home: Kara Powell on Why “Warm” is the New Cool

May 9, 2019

How can parents and youth pastors and other influencers create environments that nuture the faith of young people? I don’t now if anyone is as gifted in understanding these questions as Dr. Kara Powell. Dr.…