Episodes

Jan. 8, 2021

How digital tools are like having your own Bible, Edwin Crozier, Part…

This is my second half of the conversation with Edwin Crozier. This part focuses on his view of digital discipleship and his writ…

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Jan. 1, 2021

Discipleship in phases, an interview with Edwin Crozier, Part 1

Edwin Crozier is someone I have known for several years but never really talked to. This is the first part of a great conversatio…

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Dec. 25, 2020

It's a disruption, not an interruption

This week's interview is with preacher Mark Roberts. He works in Texas and says digital discipleship represents a disruption and …

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Dec. 18, 2020

Culture and Christianity with LaGard Smith, Part 2

In this second episode with LaGard Smith, we talk about digital discipleship, how to keep your biases out of your Bible study, an…

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Dec. 11, 2020

Culture and Christianity with LaGard Smith, Part 1

This is a conversation I had with LaGard Smith. He's a law professor and thought leader in Christianity. LaGard was a "bucket lis…

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Dec. 4, 2020

Importance of habits

In this week's episode, we talk about the importance of uncovering the values tied up in your habits. This episode was, likewise,…

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Nov. 27, 2020

Power of responsibility

This week I talk about the power of being responsible. This episode came together quickly. I compare the "rights" argument with t…

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Nov. 20, 2020

Power of Gratitude

This week we discuss the importance and power of gratitude to the Christian life. I start out by talking about my younger son, Ke…

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Nov. 13, 2020

Talking sports with Jason Romano

This was a great interview with Jason Romano. Jason was a 17 year ESPN producer who became an author and podcaster. In his first …

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Nov. 6, 2020

Exploring Bible Lands: An Interview with Barry Britnell

Barry is a friend who has become an expert and scholar on the Bible lands. In the last 15 years, Barry has also become a podcaste…

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Oct. 30, 2020

An Interview with Intimate Covenant (we talk about Christian sex and …

This week in the podcast, I talk with Matt and Jennifer Schmidt about their podcast, Intimate Covenant. This episode deals frankl…

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Oct. 23, 2020

A very personal interview

You'll have to indulge me this week. I'm interviewing my dad, a retired physician from Kentucky. This was the first interview I d…

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Oct. 16, 2020

Leadership and digital discipleship

This week is a conversation with my close friend Mark McCrary. He's a leader at Douglass Hills church of Christ and one of the de…

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Oct. 9, 2020

The Appian Media Story: An interview with Craig Dehut and Stuart Peck

In this episode I interview the two founders of Appian Media, Craig Dehut and Stuart Peck. They've put together three YouTube ser…

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Oct. 2, 2020

Leading with Love: An interview with Darin Gerdes

In this episode I interview a friend and colleague Darin Gerdes about how to be a better leader and Christian. Support the show (…

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Sept. 25, 2020

Four teens and an Internet discussion

Okay, this week I'm talking to my seventeen-year-old son and some of his friends. They talk about how they see the Internet, how …

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Sept. 18, 2020

Why digital discipleship?

In this episode, I discuss why digital discipleship is so important to Christians. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bala…

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Sept. 11, 2020

Online Christianity: An interview with Wyatt Taylor

This week I talk with Wyatt Taylor about digital discipleship and how he helped bring one church online. Support the show (https:…

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Sept. 4, 2020

Balancing your Life, an Interview with Dr. Russell Clayton

This is an interview I have with my friend Dr. Russell Clayton about work/life balance. Russell's book is entitled In Search of W…

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Aug. 28, 2020

Interview with Kris Emerson

This episode features an interview with the host of the podcast Excel Still More, Kris Emerson. Kris talks candidly about his spi…

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Aug. 21, 2020

Putting spiritual maturity together

This is the last part of spiritual maturity. I end by challenging you to take spiritual maturity seriously. I have to apologize f…

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Aug. 14, 2020

Spiritual Maturity: Being the right thing

This episode focuses on developing a good character and the seventh part of spiritual maturity. Support the show (https://www.pat…

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Aug. 7, 2020

Spiritual Maturity: Having the right attitudes

This week we discuss having the right attitudes. We also begin by talking with my son Jake who tries to define attitudes for us. …

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July 31, 2020

Spiritual Maturity: Aiming for the right thing

In this episode, we discuss aiming for the right things. Part of that is setting goals, but then we discuss how it's different. T…

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