The Crossway Podcast

This is The Crossway Podcast, a show where we sit down with authors each week for thoughtful interviews about the Bible, theology, church history, and the Christian life.

Religion & Spirituality
Why Is Making Decisions So Hard? (Aimee Joseph)
In today's episode, Aimee Joseph discusses why we struggle to make decisions, where God's will fits in to the topic, and how we can work on our efforts to make God-honoring choices in everyday life.
47 min
Hear What God Has Truly Done With Your Sin (Sam...
In today's episode, Sam Storms talks about how God deals with our sin, once and for all.
48 min
How to Endure Inexplicable Suffering (Eric Ortl...
In today's episode, Eric Ortlund looks at the example of Job and how, as Christians, we should respond when we face a Job-like ordeal—suffering that is so painful, so inexplicable, so seemingly pointless that we’re tempted to curse God.
45 min
Full Audiobook: 'How Can I Get More Out of My B...
Reading the Bible is essential to the Christian faith, but many of us struggle to study it faithfully. In How Can I Get More Out of My Bible Reading?, Jeremy Kimble explains how the church acts as God’s school, helping us read and follow Scripture through teaching, fellowship, and discipleship. He also offers advice to improve our own Scripture reading, helping us understand the big picture, ask good questions, and apply what we learn. We hope you enjoy this full audiobook to help start the New Year off in the best way, right here on The Crossway Podcast.
43 min
What Really Happened at Pentecost? (Patrick Sch...
In today's episode, Patrick Schreiner discusses the story of Pentecost—a fascinating—but also somewhat confusing—account of the sending of the Holy Spirit to indwell God’s people in a new and powerful way.
37 min
A Realistic Approach to New Year's Resolutions ...
In today's episode, David Murray discusses what Christians should think about the value of resolutions and what it should look like to work hard to establish good habits while also relying on God’s grace and power.
51 min
Teaching Your Kids the Real Meaning of Christma...
William Smith offers parents simple advice for viewing the holiday season as a special opportunity to point our kids’ hearts to their Savior.
37 min
Preview: A Special Excerpt from 'R. C. Sproul' ...
In honor of the anniversary of R. C. Sproul's passing on this day in 2017, Crossway is pleased to share a special one-hour excerpt from 'R. C. Sproul: A Life' by Stephen J. Nichols, focusing on the final days of Sproul's life and the lasting legacy of his ministry.
67 min
An Overlooked Problem of Atheism (Mitch Stokes)
In today's episode, Mitch Stokes talks about the many problems with an atheistic worldview—including logical holes that skeptics often prefer to ignore.
47 min
Preview: 'Be Thou My Vision' by Jonathan Gibson
Today's episode is a special audio preview of Jonathan Gibson's new book, Be Thou My Vision: A Liturgy for Daily Worship,
17 min
How Ancient Liturgy Can Renew Your Walk With Je...
In today's episode, Jonathan Gibsons talks about why liturgy—something he argues that we all already have, even if we don’t know it—can be such a powerful force for good in the life of the Christian when rightly understood and practiced.
40 min
Q&A: A Bible Scholar Answers Your Questions abo...
A few weeks ago, we asked readers to submit their questions about the book of Revelation and surrounding topics for New Testament scholar Tom Schreiner. Many of you sent questions from around the world, with questions such as how we should read and interpret the book in the 21st century, whether the COVID vaccine is the mark of the beast, and how much should we care about the specific images presented in the book.
39 min
How to Find a New Church (Mickey Klink)
In today's episode, Mickey Klink talks about what you should look for in a new church, what factors (the preaching, the music, and the theology of the church) should impact your decision, and what warning signs to be on the lookout for in your search.
38 min
What You Believe About God's Sovereignty Matter...
In today's episode, Paul Tripp discusses the doctrine of the sovereignty of God, what the Bible actually teaches about the extent of God’s sovereignty, the purpose of evil and suffering, and the idea of free will.
42 min
Sourdough Starters, Daily Bread, and The Goodne...
In today's episode, Abigail Dodds talks about what something as simple as the mixture of flour, water, and yeast can teach us about God, the Bible, and what it really means to be satisfied by our Savior.
42 min
How Can We Show God's Heart for the Widow? (Bri...
In today's episode, Brian Croft discusses one area of church ministry that still remains largely in the shadows and too often neglected: the care of widows.
32 min
How to Translate the New Testament (Peter Willi...
Today's episode is a conversation with ESV Translation Oversight Committee member Dr. Peter Williams on translating the New Testament, the differences between modern English and biblical Greek, the trickiest books in the NT to translate, and Jesus’s masterful (and, at times, clever) use of language in the Gospels.
36 min
How to Translate the Old Testament (Jack Collins)
Today's episode is a conversation with ESV Translation Oversight Committee member Dr. Jack Collins on translating the Old Testament, why all Bible translation entails trade-offs, what it means to read (and translate) the Bible literally, and a whole lot more.
55 min
How Do I Discipline My Kids Without Shaming The...
In today's episode, Heather Nelson—a writer, a counselor, and a mom—talks about what it looks like to pursue shame-free parenting so that we might have joy-filled homes.
38 min
The Making of the ESV Study Bible (Justin Taylor)
Today's episode is a conversation with Justin Taylor—Crossway’s Book Publisher and project manager for the ESV Study Bible when it was being created—on how he first got connected to Crossway, what his day to day work on the project looked like in the early 2000s, and how the ESV Study Bible set a new standard for study Bibles when it was first released in 2008.
55 min
Mind Your Own Conscience and Love Your Neighbor...
In today's episode, J. D. Crowley and Andy Naselli discuss the conscience, whether we should always obey our conscience, what to do when our conscience disagrees with another Christian’s, and how the conscience relates to objective right and wrong.
47 min
Q&A: A Bible Translator Answers Your Questions ...
Today's episode is a conversation with ESV Translation Oversight Committee member Dr. Paul House, where Paul answers questions listeners submitted about the ESV—questions related to how translators work, the translation philosophy of the ESV, tricky passages, and more.
71 min
How to Have Hard Conversations with Those You L...
In our interview today, Cheryl Marshall and Caroline Newheiser, two counselors with years of experience, discuss how to have hard conversations with others that put the focus on what God has said, not their own opinions.
45 min
Full Audiobook: 'The Expulsive Power of a New A...
In *The Expulsive Power of a New Affection* Thomas Chalmers inspires his readers to remove the tangles of sin through the expulsive power of a new affection—desiring God. As a result of the fall, human feelings of love are often misplaced on the creation rather than the Creator. This work of the faith reorients our affections toward him. We hope you enjoy this full audiobook of a timeless classic, right here on The Crossway Podcast.
47 min
Q&A: Ray Ortlund Answers Your Questions about P...
A couple months ago, we asked listeners to submit their questions for pastor Ray Ortlund related to the difficult topic of porn and pastoral ministry. Many of you sent in questions for Ray from around the world—questions about how pastors can cultivate churches where honesty and repentance thrive; how to counsel men (and their wives) when their use of porn comes to light; and advice for the pastor who is currently struggling with porn himself.
28 min
Becoming Better or Going Deeper? How Real Chang...
In this episode, Dane Ortlund discusses why we, as children of God, can remain hopeful—even when our journey toward Christlikeness is painfully slow, and encourages us to wake up every morning confident in God’s love and grace.
40 min
Preview: 'The Death of Porn' by Ray Ortlund
In this special preview episode of Ray Ortlund's new book, The Death of Porn: Men of Integrity Building a World of Nobility, Ortlund assures readers that God loves them the most tenderly in their moments of deepest shame through Scripture and personal stories structured around a series of letters as from a father to his son, with the goal of giving hope to men who have been misled by porn into devaluing themselves and others. This special episode includes the introduction and first chapter.
46 min
The Fight Against Porn Is a Fight For Justice (...
In this episode, Ray Ortlund talks about how the truth that we are royalty—created in God’s image for a great and noble purpose—has the power to free us from the dehumanizing lies of the porn industry.
41 min
Was Jesus a Pacifist? (Tom Schreiner)
In this episode, Tom Schreiner discusses whether or not Jesus taught a form of pacifism, and how we should square Jesus’s command to love our enemies with the way that God’s people were commanded to conquer (and even devote to destruction) their enemies in the Old Testament.
46 min
Coming Soon: In the Lord I Take Refuge with Dan...
Crossway is pleased to announce the launch of our newest podcast: In the Lord I Take Refuge with Dane Ortlund. Join pastor and best-selling author Dane Ortlund Monday through Friday each week on a journey through all 150 psalms in the Bible.
3 min
A Better Way to Talk about the "Call to Ministr...
In this episode, Bobby Jamieson talks about his own path to church leadership, what role seminary played, and as well as what advice he'd give to those aspiring to be pastors.
34 min
Real Faithfulness Is the Kind No One Sees (Glen...
In this episode, Glenna Marshall talks about the life-changing practice of Scripture memory, the oft-given advice to give ourselves grace, and the importance of being transparent with other Christians when perseverance in the Christian life isn't easy.
41 min
What Keeps You From Going to Church? (Jonathan ...
In this episode, Jonathan Leeman discusses the vital importance of in-person church fellowship, how we can and should prioritize involvement with the people of God in a local church—especially after a year like 2020—and shares some encouragement for pastors on the heels of a taxing season.
40 min
Knowing Your Heart and When (Not) to Follow It ...
In this episode, Craig Troxel talks about the difference between a Christian and secular understanding of the heart, the heart's spiritual functions and how we can think about them in terms of our minds, desires, and will.
48 min
Preview: 'What God Has to Say about Our Bodies'...
In this special preview episode of Sam Allberry's new book, 'What God Has to Say about Our Bodies: How the Gospel Is Good News for Our Physical Selves', Sam explains that all of us are fearfully and wonderfully made, and should regard our physicality as a gift. He offers biblical guidance for living, including understanding gender, sexuality, and identity; dealing with aging, illness, and death; and considering the physical future hope that we have in Christ. This hour-long episode includes the introduction and first two chapters.
63 min
Why Your Physical Body Matters to God (Sam Allb...
Sam Allberry talks about the eternal significance of our physical bodies, how it relates to our identity, and why our bodies matter here and now, especially in relation to the brokenness that we all feel because of sin.
37 min
Reading the Psalms with Jesus In View (Dane Ort...
In this episode, Dane Ortlund discusses how the psalms uniquely invite us into prayer and devotion, how they reflect the greatness of God, and how He cares for His people.
33 min
What Pastors Can Learn from Richard Baxter (Tim...
In this episode, Tim Cooper discusses the importance of Richard Baxter, a Puritan responsible for many key (if not misunderstood or difficult to read) treatise on church doctrine and the role of ministry. Cooper dives into Baxter's controversial views on faith, justification, and sanctification, his faithfulness in ministry, and what modern pastors can learn from his example.
36 min
A Controversy About the Nature of Grace and Fre...
In this episode, Sinclair Ferguson discusses the relevance of church history and divisive theological positions as we dig into a largely forgotten 18th-century Scottish debate about God’s grace and our works, explaining the roots of legalism and antinomianism, and why all of this matters for modern-day believers.
48 min
What I Wish I Knew in Seminary after 30 Years i...
In this episode, Dave Harvey, president of The Great Commission Collective church planting ministry, talks about his own path to ministry, what he did (and didn't) learn in seminary, and how to discern whether or not you're really called to the pastorate.
37 min
Help! I'm Afraid to Share My Faith (Isaac Adams)
In today's episode, Isaac Adams discusses the nature of evangelism and why we so often feel intimidated, unequipped or unsure of how to even speak about the Gospel to others in our lives. Isaac provides encouragement and insight on how to organically bala
44 min
Why Union with Christ Is More Amazing Than You ...
In today's episode, Marcus Johnson—assistant professor of theology at Moody Bible Institute, and the author of One with Christ: An Evangelical Theology of Salvation - discusses the doctrine of our union with Christ, drawing special attention to this beaut
37 min
Full Audiobook: "The Promise" by Jason Helopolous
In this special episode, we’re pleased to share the complete audio recording of this brand-new children’s book, right here on The Crossway Podcast. Narrated by Mike Kellogg, this book will help your family see God’s promise to his people—a promise that wi
10 min
5 Attributes of God We Too Often Neglect (Mark ...
In today's interview, Mark Jones talks about how to bring the seemingly contradictory realities about God together in our own minds, namely how should we understand God in his fullness—both near to us as our Father and yet above and beyond us as our Creat
34 min
The Life and Mind of C. S. Lewis (Harry Lee Poe)
In this episode, Harry Lee Poe discusses the formative years of C.S. Lewis as a prolific writer amidst a private life, including fascinating details about the start of his career, his own personal faith and the relationships that would shape his world and
57 min
Debunking Myths about Jesus (Stephen Wellum)
In this episode, Stephen Wellum discusses myths and misconceptions about Jesus that obscure his true significance—for history and for our own lives, digging into some of those myths and explore why Jesus is far better—far more glorious—than we could ever
38 min
Q&A: Paul Tripp Answers Your Questions about Ma...
A few weeks ago, we asked readers to submit their marriage questions for Paul Tripp. Many of you sent questions from around the world, questions about healthy communication, asking forgiveness, offering correction, and reigniting a sense of romance.
51 min
The Meaningful Work of Church Deacons (Matt Sme...
In this episode, Matt Smethurst discusses the important role that deacons—model servants—should play in the life of a local church. He walks us through the biblical basis for viewing the diaconate as a formal office; he explains the proper relationship be
36 min
What Your Marriage Needs Most (Paul David Tripp)
In this episode, Paul Tripp discusses how the gospel comes to bear on the day-to-day realities of marriage and why that's more than just a platitude. He reflects on important but sometimes painful lessons he has learned on decades of marriage to his wife,
31 min
Why Did God Let Job Suffer? (Christopher Ash)
In this episode, Christopher Ash discusses the story of Job to answer the question "Where is God in the midst of suffering?" With honesty and compassion, he explores the roles Satan, the fall, the cross of Jesus Christ play in human suffering, and how we
40 min
Trauma, Pain, and Loss: A Doctor's Story of Fai...
In this episode, Kathryn Butler discusses her work as a trauma surgeon working in an ICU. She shares what it was like to be inundated with life-and-death situations, day in and day out; how she coped with the stress and eventually began to see God’s grace
52 min
Help! I Can't Find Someone to Disciple Me (Garr...
In this episode, Garrett Kell discusses why all Christians are called to be discipled and to disciple others. He reflects on why that might look different for different people in different seasons of life, highlights why discipling must always be a two-wa
40 min
How Should We Define the Gospel? (Greg Gilbert)
In this episode, Greg Gilbert discusses why Christians so often struggle to clearly define a simple yet foundational concept: the gospel. He highlights the temptation we all face to subtly subtract from or add to the gospel in response to various cultural
54 min
Faith, Family, and the Creative Life (Ruth Chou...
In this episode, Ruth Chou Simons discusses her life as an artist. She digs into what makes her tick, including her passion for creating beautiful pieces of art that reflect the beauty of our Creator, shares her journey from doing watercolor paintings in
44 min
Surviving College With Your Faith Intact (Micha...
In this episode, Michael Kruger discusses what it takes for Christian college students to make it through college with their faith intact. He highlights the top intellectual challenges to biblical Christianity many students will face on a secular campus i
40 min
Full Audiobook: 'The Biggest Story' by Kevin De...
In The Biggest Story, Kevin DeYoung—a best-selling author and father of nine—leads kids and parents alike on an exciting journey through the Bible, connecting the dots from the garden of Eden to Christ's death on the cross to the new heaven and new earth.
28 min
Delighting in the Ten Commandments (Jen Wilkin)
In this episode, Jen Wilkin discusses a well-known yet, according to Jen, often misunderstood and misapplied section of Scripture: the Ten Commandments. She explains why the Ten Commandments are more interesting and more applicable than we might think, wh
48 min
Preview: 'Ten Words to Live By' by Jen Wilkin
In this hour-long special preview episode of Jen Wilkin's new book, 'Ten Words to Live By: Delighting in and Doing What God Commands', Jen presents a fresh biblical look at the Ten Commandments, showing how they come to bear on our lives today as we seek
55 min
Why Your Church Needs Plural Leadership (Dave H...
In this episode, Dave Harvey discusses why plural leadership, a team of elders, is so crucial for the health of a local church. He explains why he thinks the term plurality is often affirmed, but then also often misunderstood and misapplied, highlights th
41 min
Preparing Our Kids for a Post-Christian World (...
In this episode, Rebecca McLaughlin discusses what it looks like for parents to prepare their teens for a life in a post-Christian world. She reflects on kids' propensity to ask hard questions and why that's a good thing, highlights some of the key challe
48 min
God's Plan for Corporate Worship (Matt Merker)
Matt Merker discusses the central importance of corporate worship for the life of the Christian. He shares his thoughts on the effect that COVID-19 pandemic could have on church gatherings in the future, explains why the concept of a church liturgy is a g
39 min
Q&A: Dane Ortlund Answers Your Questions about ...
A couple of weeks ago, we asked readers to submit their questions for Dane Ortlund, and many of you sent in questions from around the world. Questions like how Christ's gentleness fits with his wrath, whether or not we should really say God has emotions a
36 min
The Life and Legacy of R. C. Sproul (Stephen Ni...
Stephen Nichols discusses the fascinating life and ministry of the late R. C. Sproul. He reflects on the first time he met Sproul and talked with him face-to-face, shares more about how R. C. was like in private as a husband, father, and friend, including
41 min
Preview: 'R. C. Sproul' by Stephen Nichols
Listen to a special one-hour preview of 'R. C. Sproul', including the book's introduction and first chapter. Stephen J. Nichols offers an in-depth look at Sproul’s life and ministry, highlighting the profound impact Sproul had on the lives of many during
59 min
Diagnosing the Heart of Anger (Christopher Ash)
Christopher Ash discusses why anger is such a powerful, dangerous emotion for the Christian. He walks through some of the key Bible passages that address the topic of anger, explains how we should think of imperfect, often selfish human anger compared to
33 min
God's Work in the African Church (Conrad Mbewe)
Conrad Mbewe discusses what American Christians should know about the church in Africa. He dispels common misconceptions related to African Christianity; summarizes the big issues facing local congregations including unbiblical superstitions, widespread p
48 min
The Power of Habitual Gratitude (Sam Crabtree)
Sam Crabtree discusses what the Bible really means when it says to be "thankful always and for everything" in passages like Ephesians 5:20. He explains why the topic of gratitude is actually more foundational to the Christian life than you probably think,
43 min
Inherent Dangers of the Information Age (Brett ...
Brett McCracken discusses what it looks like to pursue true wisdom in a noisy and confused age. He highlights the dangers of living in a constantly connected, information-saturated world, explains why the local church, good books, and even nature are cruc
41 min
Honoring God in Singleness and Dating (Marshall...
Marshall Segal discusses singleness and dating as a Christian. He shares some of his own story including his struggle with contentment as a single person, how to deal with feelings of guilt and shame related to your past, and advice for discerning whether
39 min
Help! I'm Married to My Pastor (Jani Ortlund)
Jani Ortlund discusses the joys and challenges of being a pastor's wife. She reflects on what it's been like to be married to a pastor and immersed in full-time ministry for nearly five decades, shares advice related to how a ministry wife should respond
43 min
Should Christians Fear God? (Michael Reeves)
Michael Reeves discusses what the Bible is actually getting at when it commands us to "fear the Lord." He makes the case for the difference between rightly fearing God and sinfully being afraid of him, explains why the fear of the Lord is so often paired
35 min
Practicing Hospitality in a Pandemic (Rosaria B...
Rosaria Butterfield discusses what it looks like to embrace the Christian call to radical hospitality even during a pandemic. She shares about how her family has sought to continue reaching out to those around them with the love of Christ, reflects on our
28 min
Disciplines of a Godly Woman (Barbara Hughes)
Barbara Hughes discusses why discipline is important for Christian women. She highlights her own struggle to cultivate a disciplined life over the years, reflects on an important lesson she learned from key mentors like Elisabeth Elliot, and offers encour
38 min
Disciplines of a Godly Man (Kent Hughes)
Kent Hughes discusses why discipline is so important for the life of a Christian man. He explains how discipline is actually aimed at freeing us to be the men that God called us to be, how to fight the addiction to entertainment so common among men in our
38 min
How to Lead God-Glorifying Worship (Bob Kauflin)
Bob Kauflin discusses his work as a songwriter and worship leader. He reflects on how God led him into a career in music, what his process looks like when it comes to writing songs for the church, and what it's like to lead a crowd of thousands in worship
33 min
How to Become Fluent in the Gospel (Jeff Vander...
Jeff Vanderstelt discusses what it means to be fluent in the gospel and why that's an essential part of what it means to live as a disciple of Jesus. He reflects on his own journey as a pastor and efforts to cultivate a culture of gospel fluency in the ch
40 min
A Christian Scientific Perspective on Evolution...
Stephen Meyer discusses the controversial topic of theistic evolution. He explains what the term does and doesn't mean, describes the amazing digital code at the heart of all life on earth, and highlights significant scientific and philosophical problems
39 min
Do You Know That Jesus Is Praying for You? (Joe...
Joel Beeke discusses the doctrine of Christ's ongoing intercession in heaven. He explains what that doctrine is all about, where we find it in the Bible, and why it is more important and spiritually edifying than you may realize.
32 min
Can We Really Be Content? (Erik Raymond)
Erik Raymond discusses what it looks like to cultivate a spirit of contentment in a world that often seems dead set on helping us do just the opposite. He explains what is unique about a distinctly Christian approach to contentment, highlights the connect
31 min
Preview: 'The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Se...
Listen to a special two-hour preview of 'The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self,' including the book's introduction and first chapter. Historian Carl Trueman analyzes the development of the sexual revolution as a symptom, rather than the cause, of the hu
114 min
Making Sense of Transgenderism and the Sexual R...
Carl Trueman discusses our culture's current obsession with identity and changing attitudes about gender and sexuality. He offers a crash course on key historical figures and ideas that have shaped us in profound yet often unnoticed ways, highlights what
48 min
New from Crossway: The Emblems of the Infinite ...
Crossway is pleased to announce the launch of our newest podcast: Emblems of the Infinite King, an imaginative journey through the grand story of the Bible.
2 min
Snakes and Satan in the Story of Scripture (And...
Andy Naselli discusses snakes in the Bible. He talks about why Satan appeared to Adam and Eve as a talking serpent in Genesis 3, where else snakes and dragons appear in Scripture and why it matters for our understanding of the history of redemption, and h
33 min
Covenant Theology 101 (Guy Waters)
Guy Waters discusses how to understand the biblical covenants and how they help us to read Scripture rightly. He addresses what people often get wrong when it comes to covenant theology, highlights the progressive nature of God's promises in the Bible, an
31 min
How Should Christians Navigate Political Disagr...
Jonathan Leeman discusses how Christians should think about political disagreements within the church. He makes the important distinction between clear, biblical principles on the one hand and prudential applications of those principles on the other, shar
46 min
Understanding the Presence of God (Ryan Lister)
Ryan Lister discusses what it means when the Bible says that God is with us. He unpacks the idea of the presence of God throughout Scripture, addresses common misconceptions about what that phrase really means, and highlights how Jesus, God in the flesh,
37 min
The Day I Lost My 3-Year-Old Son (Cameron Cole)
Cameron Cole discusses the unexpected death of his three-year-old son, Cam. He shares about the initial shock when he first heard the terrible news, recalls the thoughts and questions that filled his mind in the days, weeks, and months following, and refl
44 min
Do Christians Need to Follow the Mosaic Law? (F...
Frank Thielman discusses what the New Testament, and particularly the apostle Paul, teaches about how Christians today should think about the Mosaic law. He reflects on why this seems like such a challenging, hermeneutical issue, why the topic of circumci
35 min
Can Christians Embrace God and Science? (Brad S...
Brad Sickler discusses how Christians should think about recent developments in our understanding of the brain and cognitive science. He explains why all science entails philosophical assumptions stemming from a person's worldview, highlights how science
42 min
Habits for Better Bible Reading (Drew Hunter)
Drew Hunter discusses advice for Christians eager to reinvigorate, or maybe jumpstart for the first time, a consistent Bible reading habit. He reflects on how to avoid viewing time in God's Word as merely a task on a checklist, shares his thoughts on the
43 min
The Church's Leadership Crisis (Paul David Tripp)
Paul Tripp discusses what he calls "the leadership crisis" in the church today. He explains what he's been seeing and hearing from pastors that indicates there indeed is a crisis, why healthy leadership in the church is about the leadership community, not
39 min
How I Study the Bible (Lauren Chandler)
Lauren Chandler discusses her habit on reading and studying the Bible. She reflects on the biggest influences on how she engages with Scripture even today, explains the way the Bible impacts her work as a songwriter, and shares how God used his Word to st
30 min
Full Audiobook: How Can I Love Church Members w...
Listen to a full audio recording of How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics?, written by Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli.
57 min
Why You Shouldn't Feel Bad about Enjoying the W...
Joe Rigney discusses why it's okay to celebrate God's good gifts. He explains the impact that John Piper and Christian hedonism have had on his life and theology, the proper place of self-denial in the Christian life, and how to navigate the tension of lo
39 min
Asking God "Why" in the Midst of Suffering (Mar...
Mark Talbot discusses what the Bible has to say about suffering and the question that we all so quickly come to: "Why?" He shares some of what God has taught him through his own experience of profound pain, reflects on what we can learn from the story of
33 min
Family Discipleship 101 (Adam Griffin)
Adam Griffin discusses what it looks like for parents to prioritize the important but mostly ordinary spiritual leadership of their family. He debunks common misconceptions about what family discipleship has to look like, highlights the importance of cult
35 min
Tips for Leading an Effective Bible Study (Lydi...
Lydia Brownback discusses some of her tips for leading an effective, engaging Bible study. She reflects on what she has learned over the years from Bible studies she's been a part of, offers advice for keeping the conversation on track and getting through
40 min
New from Crossway: 30 Days in the Psalms with K...
Crossway is pleased to announce the launch of our newest podcast: 30 Days in the Psalms with Kristyn Getty.
3 min
Hymns and the Joy of Singing (Kristyn Getty)
Kristyn Getty discusses congregational singing, the power of music for teaching doctrine, and the foundational role of Scripture for the Christian life. She reflects on her career in the Christian music industry, explains why hymns still matter and are wo
33 min
The Blessings and Burdens of Pastoral Ministry ...
Jeff Robinson discusses the unique blessings and burdens of pastoral ministry. He reflects on the challenging seasons in ministry from his own life, seasons when he contemplated leaving the pastorate altogether, highlights the importance of transparency a
41 min