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Heath Adamson Ep 152 – Grace in the Valley: Awakening to God’s Presence When He Feels Far Away
Brian Allain Ep 126 – how to become a published author
Dan Allender Ep 26 – Healing the Wounded Heart
Jenny Rae Armstrong Ep 54 – Don’t Hide Your Light Under a Laundry Basket
Sho Baraka Ep 279 – He Saw That It Was Good: Reimagining Your Creative Life to Repair a Broken World
Ruth Haley Barton Ep 158 – Invitation to Retreat: The Gift and Necessity of Time Away With God
Diana Butler Bass
Belinda Bauman Ep 177 – Brave Souls: Experiencing the Audacious Power of Empathy
Amy Julia Becker Ep 148 – Picket Fences: Turning Toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege
Holly Beers Ep 204 – A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman
Rob Bell Ep 84 – What Is The Bible? (with guest co-host John Lustrea)
Tracey Bianchi Ep 47 – True You – overcoming self-doubt and finding your voice
Beth Booram Ep 1 – Starting Something New
Beth & David Booram Ep 203 – When Faith Becomes Sight: Opening Your Eyes to God’s Presence All Around You
Dale Hanson Bourke Ep 70 – Immigration: Tough Questions, Direct Answers
Jared Patrick Boyd Ep 291 – Imaginative Prayer
Jonathan Brooks Ep 164 – Church Forsaken
Sharon Garlough Brown
Mark Buchanan
Cindy Bunch Ep 236 – Be Kind to Yourself: Releasing Frustrations and Embracing Joy
John Burke Ep 21 – An Unexpected Look at Heaven
Douglas Bursch Ep 277 – Posting Peace: Why Social Media Divides Us and What We Can Do About It
Jill Buteyn Ep 17 – How to Walk Through Suffering
Jared Byas Ep 242 – Love Matters More: How Fighting to Be Right Keeps Us from Loving Like Jesus
Adele & Doug Calhoun Ep 167 – Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram
Suanne Camfield Ep 73 – The Sound of a Million Dreams
Shawn Casselberry Ep 137 – Soul Force: Seven Pivots toward Courage, Community, and Change (with Reesheda Graham-Washington)
Steven Curtis Chapman Ep 71 – Between Heaven & the Real World
Michael Cieslak Ep 46 – Anita and Michael discuss church and culture
Gregory Coles Ep 108 – Single, Gay, Christian – a personal journey of faith and sexual identity
Alison Cook
Wendy Cox Ep 207 – forming and operating a conversation group (with Michelle Van Loon)
Ian Morgan Cron Ep 53 – The Road Back to You (with Suzanne Stabile) – discussing the Enneagram personality profile
Kaitlin Curtice
Janet Davis
Emily DeArdo Ep 210 – resources for Lent, including her book, Living Memento Mori: My Journey through the Stations of the Cross
Dr. Jennifer Degler Ep 7 – Keys to Resolving Conflict
Mary Demuth Ep 104 – Not Markedhope and healing after sexual abuse
Michelle DeRusha
Kristin Kobes Du Mez Ep 270 – Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation
Gabrielle Earnshaw Ep 193 – Following Jesus: Finding Our Way Home in an Age of AnxietyHenri Nouwen
Becky Eldredge Ep 239 – The Inner Chapel: Embracing the Promises of God
Esther Emery Ep 63 – What Falls from the Skydisconnecting from the internet for a year
Peter Enns
Scott Erickson Ep 195 – May It Be So: Forty Days with the Lord’s Prayer (with Justin McRoberts)
Kathy Escobar
Ruth Everhart
Chris Fabry
Alan Fadling Ep 224 – An Unhurried Life: Following Jesus’ Rhythms of Work and Rest
Gem Fadling Ep 192 – What Does Your Soul Love?
Jessica Leep Fick Ep 13 – Beautiful Feet
Leslie Leyland Fields Ep 72 – Crossing the Waters
Dr. Kelly Flanagan Ep 289 – Loveable: Embracing What Is Truest About You, So You Can Truly Embrace Your Life and True Companions: A Book for Everyone About the Relationships That See Us Through
Alice Fryling Ep 296 – Aging Faithfully: The Holy Invitation of Growing Older
Makoto Fujimura Ep 58 – Silence and Beauty
Marilyn Gardner Ep 24 – Refugees, Fear, and Politics
Brenda Garrison Ep 50 – Love No Matter What
Holley Gerth Ep 267 – The Powerful Purpose of Introverts: Why the World Needs You to Be You
Sandra Glahn Ep 119 – Vindicating the Vixens
Karen Gonzalez Ep 180 – The God Who Sees: Immigrants, the Bible, and the Journey to Belong
Reesheda Graham-Washington Ep 137 – Soul Force: Seven Pivots toward Courage, Community, and Change (with Shawn Casselberry)
Jennifer Grant
Dominique DuBois Gilliard Ep 165 – Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores
Marlena Graves Ep 107 – A Beautiful Disaster: finding hope in the midst of brokenness
The Gray Havens Ep 35 – The Gray Havens discuss their latest album, Ghost of a King
Sara Groves
David P. Gushee Ep 287 – After Evangelicalism
Albert Haase, OFM Ep 191 – Becoming an Ordinary Mystic (with guest co-host Mike Murphy)
Adam Hamilton Ep 123 – Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times
Lisa Sharon Harper Ep 41 – The Very Good Gospel: how everything wrong can be made right
Jennifer Berry Hawes Ep 181 – Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness
Phileena Heuertz
Michael Hidalgo Ep 5 – Changing Faith
Daniel Hill
Alison Hodgson Ep 36 – The Pug List
Lia Huber Ep 111 – Nourished – a memoir of food, faith & enduring love
Trevor Hudson Ep 86 – Beyond Loneliness: The Gift of God’s Friendship
Carolyn Custis James Ep 62 – Malestrom
Rachel Pieh Jones Ep 275 – Pillars: How Muslim Friends Led Me Closer to Jesus
Kathy Khang Ep 156 – Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up
Grace Ji-Sun Kim Ep 150 – Healing Our Broken Humanity
Dan Kimball Ep 254 – How (Not) to Read the Bible
Aundi Kolber Ep 205 – Try Softer – moving out of anxiety, stress, and survival mode into a life of connection and joy
Alexandra Kuykendall Ep 168 – Loving My Actual Neighbor
Josh Larsen Ep 91 – Movies Are Prayers
Nancy LeSourd Ep 106 – the novel series Christy, author Catherine Marshall, and the 1960s civil rights era
Terence Lester Ep 280 – When We Stand: The Power of Seeking Justice Together
Erin Loechner Ep 76 – Chasing Slow
Anita Lustrea Ep 200 – Anita celebrates her 200th episode and her son John interviews her!
John Lustrea
Lynda MacGibbon Ep 274 – My Vertical Neighborhood: How Strangers Became a Community
Barbara Mahany Ep 271 – Motherprayer: Lessons in Love
Gillian Marchenko Ep 31 – Living Fully with Depression
Karen Wright Marsh Ep 105 – Vintage Saints and Sinners
Father James Martin
Dr. Stephen McConnell Ep 144 – Meeting one of Anita’s pastors and author of Safe at Home: Finding What You Never Lost
Kate McCord Ep 10 – Why God Calls Us to Dangerous Places
Marilyn McEntyre
Mike McHargue Ep 77 – Finding God in the Waves
Rich McKinley Ep 155 – faith, culture, and the Church; “What does it mean to be the people of God now?”
Brian McLaren
Sarah McLean Ep 3 – Pink Is the New Black
Justin McRoberts Ep 195 – May It Be So: Forty Days with the Lord’s Prayer (with Scott Erickson)
Cara Meredith Ep 166 – The Color of Life: A Journey Toward Love and Racial Justice
Carol Howard Merritt Ep 85 – Healing Spiritual Wounds
Elisa Morgan Ep 11 – Seeing Yourself As God Sees You
Kimberly Miller Ep 211 – Boundaries for Your Soul: How to Turn Your Overwhelming Thoughts and Feelings into Your Greatest Allies (with Alison Cook)
Eric Motley Ep 110 – Madison Park: A Place of Hope
Mike Murphy
Lori Neff
Carrie Newcomer
Aaron Niequist Ep 145 – The Eternal Current: How a Practice-Based Faith Can Save Us From Drowning
Shauna Niequist Ep 49 – Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living
Nancy Ortberg Ep 2 – Seeing in the Dark
Tara Owens Ep 69 – Embracing the Body
Christine Valters Paintner
Parker Palmer Ep 143 – On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity & Getting Old
Katherine Willis Pershey Ep 52 – Very Married
Andrew Peterson
Karen Swallow Prior
Christie Purifoy Ep 171 – Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace
Janell Rardon Ep 265 – Stronger Every Day: 9 Tools for an Emotionally Healthy You
Caryn Rivadeneira Ep 93 – Writing (for children) (with Jennifer Grant)
Natasha Robinson
Dimas Salaberrios Ep 9 – The True Story of Dimas Salaberrios
Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil Ep 240 – Becoming Brave: Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now<
Mark Scandrette Ep 59 – Belonging and Becoming
Peter Scazzero
Leah Schade Ep 210 – resources for Lent, including her devotional, For the Beauty of the Earth
Kelly Schmidt Ep 241 – the story of Eve; discussion on books (with Melinda Schmidt)
Melinda Schmidt
AJ Sherrill
Diana Shiflett Ep 160 – Spiritual Practices in Community
Steve Siler Ep 33 – Music for the Soul
Jan Silvious Ep 38 – Courage for the Unknown Season: Navigating the Inevitable Changes of Life
Beth Slevcove Ep 28 – Broken Hallelujahs
C. Christopher Smith Ep 176 – How the Body of Christ Talks
Shawn Smucker
Katherine Sonderegger Ep 210 – resources for Lent, including her book with Margaret Adams Parker, Praying the Stations of the Cross: Finding Hope in a Weary Land
Ann Spangler Ep 4 – Wicked Women of the Bible
Suzanne Stabile
Elaine Storkey Ep 122 – Scars Across Humanity: Understanding and Overcoming Violence Against Women
Erin Straza Ep 75 – Comfort Detox
Jon M. Sweeney Ep 286 – Thomas Merton: An Introduction to His Life, Teachings, and Practices
Sharon Swing Ep 87 – Listen to My Life – life maps for recognizing and responding to God in your journey
Renee Swope Ep 66 – Craving Connectionour need for deeper relationships
Jeffrey Tacklind Ep 184 – The Winding Path of Transformation
Leeana Tankersley
Marla Taviano Ep 112 – What Makes You FART? – a highly scientific formula for discovering the life you were meant to live
Barbara Brown Taylor Ep 170 – Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others
W. David O. Taylor Ep 216 – Open and Unafraid: The Psalms as a Guide to Life
Michael Tenbusch Ep 60 – The Jonathan Effectthe battle against poverty
Casper ter Kuile Ep 235 – The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices
Gregory Alan Thornbury Ep 125 – Larry Norman and the book, Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?
Margo Tirado Ep 139 – Empowering women to appreciate and honor the power of their voices
Jemar Tisby
Dave Trout Ep 40 – Dave Trout on Music
Shea Tuttle Ep 212 – Exactly As You Are: The Life and Faith of Mister Rogers
Casey Tygrett Ep 100 – Becoming Curious
Nicole Unice Ep 18 – Being Brave Enough
Michelle Van Loon
Kendall Vanderslice Ep 182 – We Will Feast: Rethinking Dinner, Worship, and the Community of God
Leslie Verner
Leslie Vernick Ep 64 – The Emotionally Destructive Marriage
Rich Villodas Ep 245 – The Deeply Formed Life: Five Transformative Values to Root Us in the Way of Jesus
Christine Wagoner Ep 282 – Finding Your Yes: Living a Life That’s Open to God’s Invitations
Ryan Casey Waller Ep 259 – Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don’t Want to Talk About
Tish Harrison Warren Ep 65 – Liturgy of the Ordinary
Peggy Weber Ep 214 – Enough As You Are: Overcoming Self-Doubt and Appreciating the Gift of YOU
Rozella Haydée White Ep 186 – Love Big: The Power of Revolutionary Relationships to Heal the World
Robert J. Wicks Ep 199 – The Tao of Ordinariness: Humility and Simplicity in a Narcissistic Age
Melissa Camara Wilkins Ep 208 – Permission Granted: Be Who You Were Made to Be and Let Go of the Rest
Wes Williams
Vinita Hampton Wright Ep 194 – Small Simple Ways: An Ignatian Daybook for Healthy Spiritual Living
Addie Zierman Ep 29 – Faith in the Dark