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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
Ruth Haley Barton Ep 158 – Invitation to Retreat: The Gift and Necessity of Time Away With God
Diana Butler Bass Ep 132 – Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks (with guest co-host John Lustrea)
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
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
Jonathan Brooks Ep 164 – Church Forsaken
Sharon Garlough Brown Ep 6 – Two Steps Forward
Dale Hanson Bourke Ep 70 – Immigration: Tough Questions, Direct Answers
Mark Buchanan Ep 16 – On Justice and Reconciliation
John Burke Ep 21 – An Unexpected Look at Heaven
Jill Buteyn Ep 17 – How to Walk Through Suffering
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
Ian Morgan Cron Ep 53 – The Road Back to You (with Suzanne Stabile) – discussing the Enneagram personality profile
Kaitlin Curtice Ep 129 – Glory Happening
Janet Davis Ep 23 – Tiny Giant Choices
Dr. Jennifer Degler Ep 7 – Keys to Resolving Conflict
Mary Demuth Ep 104 – Not Marked – hope and healing after sexual abuse
Michelle DeRusha
Gabrielle Earnshaw Ep 193 – Following Jesus: Finding Our Way Home in an Age of AnxietyHenri Nouwen
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 Ep 37 – Faith Shifting
Ruth Everhart Ep 48 – Ruinedexperiencing trauma or loss
Chris Fabry
Gem Fadling Ep 192 – What Does Your Soul Love?
Jessica Leep Fick Ep 13 – Beautiful Feet
Leslie Leyland Fields Ep 72 – Crossing the Waters
Makoto Fujimura Ep 58 – Silence and Beauty
Marilyn Gardner Ep 24 – Refugees, Fear, and Politics
Brenda Garrison Ep 50 – Love No Matter What
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
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
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
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
Erin Loechner Ep 76 – Chasing Slow
Anita Lustrea Ep 200 – Anita celebrates her 200th episode and her son John interviews her!
John Lustrea
Gillian Marchenko Ep 31 – Living Fully with Depression
Karen Wright Marsh Ep 105 – Vintage Saints and Sinners
Father James Martin Ep 79 – Seven Last Words
Brian McClaren Ep 56 – The Great Spiritual Migration
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?”
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
Eric Motley Ep 110 – Madison Park: A Place of Hope
Mike Murphy
Lori Neff
Carrie Newcomer Ep 188 – music from her album, The Point of Arrival; collaborating with Parker Palmer
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 Ep 89 – The Soul of a Pilgrim
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 Ep 151 – On Reading Well – Finding the Good Life Through Great Books
Christie Purifoy Ep 171 – Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace
Caryn Rivadeneira Ep 93 – Writing (for children) (with Jennifer Grant)
Natasha Robinson
Dimas Salaberrios Ep 9 – The True Story of Dimas Salaberrios
Mark Scandrette Ep 59 – Belonging and Becoming
Peter Scazzero Ep 88 – Emotionally Healthy Spirituality
Melinda Schmidt
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
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
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 Ep 190 – Always We Begin Again: Stepping into the Next, New Moment
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
Michael Tenbusch Ep 60 – The Jonathan Effectthe battle against poverty
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
Dave Trout Ep 40 – Dave Trout on Music
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
Tish Harrison Warren Ep 65 – Liturgy of the Ordinary
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
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