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Sept. 24, 2021

Becoming a Godly Man

Becoming a Christian man is a challenge at all times. This week I talk to Mark Roberts, Warren Berkley and BJ Sipe, all three evangelists. They explain how to help grow men, and what challenges there are to keep men …

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Sept. 17, 2021

Cross Country Christianity...a conversation with Mark and Cindy Dunag…

So how well do you think the church is doing across the country? It's easy to assume it's either going well or going poorly based on what you see where you are. But Mark and Cindy Dunagan have a pretty …

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Sept. 10, 2021

Digital Literacy: Summing it up

So what is digital literacy and why is it important for Christians to understand? This week I asked my buddy Mark McCrary to interview me for the podcast about digital literacy. This topic has been both a passion and professi...

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Sept. 3, 2021

Reading the Bible...on Facebook

This week I wanted to talk to three people from an online group of Bible students. The argument I hear a lot is social media is largely dangerous. However, this group is doing something many thought impossible. I talk to …

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Aug. 27, 2021

The power of one, a conversation about a year of podcasting

You'll have to indulge me this week. I'm talking to four podcasters I know ONLY as voices on earbuds and faces on a screen, but they have all become important to me. This week, I talk to Kris Emerson from …

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Aug. 20, 2021

Digital Literacy: Collaborating with those you love

Collaboration means doing something together to achieve something you couldn't do individually. In this episode I talk about how digital tools allow us to collaborate on things which are impossible otherwise. This is the seve...

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Aug. 13, 2021

Being a modern Christian woman...a conversation with Nikki Lee and Ju…

Being a Christian woman isn't easy, but Nikki and Julie give you an example of how to do it with a good sense of humor and an eye to joy. In this conversation, we talk about abuse in the church, …

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Aug. 6, 2021

Christian mentoring...a conversation with Keith Stonehart

Some people forever change your life by showing you better choices and giving you an example worth following. Having mentors and being a mentor is a blessing to many of us. Keith Stonehart is a friend whose Christian story h...

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July 30, 2021

Learning to lead sheep...a conversation with Max Dawson

Learning to lead takes experience and wisdom. Even then, leadership in local churches can be tricky. Especially in the age of Coronavirus, we've all been learning about the limits of leadership.Max Dawson is one of the leader...

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July 23, 2021

Digital Literacy: Building community

How do you build a group of people who are helpful, don't bicker, and make each other better? You might think that's impossible. I mean, have you seen what's going on in Facebook land? Well, it's more than possible. While …

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July 16, 2021

Taking it a book at a time...an interview with Wes McAdams

How do you make sense of the Bible? This week I talk with Wes McAdams about his reading plan that makes a case for reading entire books in one sitting. We also talk about how he uses digital tools to …

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July 9, 2021

Choosing joy in grief: A conversation with Jeremy Dehut

So how do you choose to be joyful when the world around you is crumbling? Jeremy Dehut is a new but good friend. He's helped me see both from his example and in his family's choice to let God help …

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July 3, 2021

Digital Literacy: Don't hate...participate

One of the big differences in online communication is the ability to talk back to the people who make the stuff you consume. In other words, we're all consumers and producers of online content, and I think that's incredibly b...

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June 25, 2021

Consciousness, Care, Courage and Craft...an interview with Andy Cantr…

If your'e anything like me, you get intimidated when you think about evangelism and teaching others about Christ. Andy Cantrell can help you with this. He has helped distill the problems we have with evangelism into four tool...

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June 18, 2021

Digital Literacy: Let's put some context there

This is the fourth part of digital literacy and it's how we recreate context for what we're finding online. Christians should already "get this" because we have to do it all the time with the Bible. But for some reason, …

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June 11, 2021

Rockstar Christian: A conversation with Keith Stonehart

I wasn't sure what to expect from someone who came from a life of rock and roll. I mean, I know all the stereotypes. Were they right? Evangelist Keith Stonehart sets the record straight, and shows how Christianity helps fix …

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June 4, 2021

Digital Literacy: Managing your influence online

So what is your influence like? Influence isn't particular to just online communication, but it sure can go bad quickly. We talk about how to manage both your identity and image online, and at the same time keep yourself grou...

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May 28, 2021

The most important relationships: an interview with Ginger Hubbard

Ginger Hubbard is one of those people who inspire me. She is an amazing mother, and someone who puts Christ in the center of her life. She is the author of several books on parenting and even hosts her own …

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May 21, 2021

Digital Literacy: So who can I trust?

Fake news. Internet scams. People impersonating other people. It seems like the Internet is just a cesspool of trust issues, so why should this medium be something anyone takes seriously? Shouldn't we just stop using the Inte...

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May 14, 2021

Them first...a conversation with Paul Gavin

How's your joy? If you're like me, finding joy in dailiy life isn't easy. Paul Gavin is a musician, private music teacher and a dedicated Christian who has a lot to teach you about joy. He also has a two …

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May 7, 2021

Digital Literacy: Could I get your attention...about attention

In some ways, this is one of the simplest episodes I've pulled together. In this episode, I start the first part of digital literacy which is taking control of your attention. Hopefully this reminds you about the fundamentals...

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April 30, 2021

The digital stuff

This week I've got a lot on my plate with the end of the semester, so I'm doing an introduction to the idea of digital literacy. I've been meaning to put this episode together for a long time and now …

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April 23, 2021

Holding onto God in change, an interview with Gardner Hall

Do you feel like the world is changing all around you while you're trying to hold onto your Christianity? Do you wonder if the things changing around us should worry us or not? Gardner is a guy with a great …

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April 17, 2021

To the Philippians...and us

For the past few weeks I've been drawn again and again to Philippians. There's a lot of hope and exhortation in this short book. I thought seriously about giving a reflection on Philippians for this episode. I seem to always …

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