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EPISODE 656

Episode 656: David Crowder

On today’s show, Crowder joins us to talk about his brand new album 'I Know a Ghost.' The crew also hears the story of a former Christian music star who landed a major part in 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' discusses Lauren Daigle’s response to her critics, talks about the latest 'Saturday Night Live' controversy and a lot more!

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EPISODE 640

Episode 640: Andy Stanley—and Chili’s

It's finally here: On today’s show, Chandler opens the Chili's mysterious box. (You won’t be disappointed.) We also talk with pastor and author Andy Stanley about how reexamining the original message of Jesus can change the world. Plus, we hear a new song from Tori Kelly, listen to Stephen Colbert and Yvonne Orji discuss the Holy Spirit on late-night TV, talk about John Legend’s EGOT win and a lot more!

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EPISODE 639

Episode 639: Foster the People

On today’s show, we talk with Foster the People frontman Mark Foster about how faith—and a sense of social responsibility—helped inspire the group's latest album Sacred Hearts Club.

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EPISODE 638

Episode 638: Craig Groeschel

On today’s show, we talk with Life.Church pastor and author Craig Groeschel about learning how to lean on God, especially during life’s toughest times.

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EPISODE 637

Episode 637: Francis Chan

This week, we talk with author and preacher Francis Chan about why he stepped down from the megachurch he founded and what he thinks modern Christians get wrong about church. We also discuss a lizard invasion in Florida, the court case involving “In God We Trust” being printed on our money, reflect on “Impact Week” madness and a lot more!

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EPISODE 636

Episode 636: JOHNNYSWIM

Trent Dabbs joins the show this week, as the gang breaks down the latest issue of RELEVANT magazine, unpacks a meeting with Emma Stone and debuts two brand new performances from Johnnyswim fresh from the RELEVANT studio!

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EPISODE 635

Episode 635: Miles McPherson

On today’s show, author and Rock Church pastor Miles McPherson joins us to talk about how the Church can better address racial tension and reconciliation in America. We also discuss Ariana Grande’s powerful thoughts on the importance of mental health, hear Lauren Daigle’s new single “Look Up Child”, and explain why the August release of the Pumpkin Spice Latte is basically heresy and a lot more!

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EPISODE 634

Episode 634: Jonathan Merritt

On this week’s episode, the gang, joined by Science Mike, go out of this world to discuss the importance of a swimming pool on the moon and other outer space possibilities. Cameron prepares for his 32-hour Hood to Coast run and gets a little more “encouragement” than he asked for. Jonathan Merritt also discusses his new book, Learning to Speak God from Scratch, and shares how we can overcome the struggle to talk about our faith.

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EPISODE 633

Episode 633: Kim Walker-Smith

This week, singer-songwriter Kim Walker-Smith joins us to discuss Jesus Culture’s latest album, Living With a Fire. We also share some sneak peeks and details of Impact Week that kicks off at the RELEVANT headquarters on Monday, and the gang hassles Jesse about his adventures at the Jersey Shore. Chaos ensues as usual.

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This week, we talk with @aaronieq about his new book The Eternal Current and how a crisis of faith led him to rediscover the power of spiritual practices. We also discuss a technology that might save the movies, Annie’s fear of bogs, the Hood to Coast race and a lot more!

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EPISODE 631

Episode 631: Alvvays

This week, we talk with critically acclaimed indie-rock outfit Alvvays about their latest album, Antisocialites. We also hear a trap remix of some classic Veggie Tales tunes, discuss the upcoming Brooklyn Nine-Nine #MeToo episode, listen to Chvrches' Kendrick Lamar cover plus a lot more!

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EPISODE 630

Episode 630: Chris McClarney

On today's show, we talk with worship artist Chris McClarney about the inspiration for his new album, Breakthrough. We also give an update about the Willow Creek situation, find out how a herd of goats took over a suburban neighborhood, have a listener of the week tell us about politically incorrect dog shows and lot more!

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EPISODE 629

Episode 629: Eugene Cho

On today's show, we talk with author and Quest Church founder Eugene Cho about his surprising decision to step down as pastor and what's next for him. The gang also discusses the situation at Willow Creek, recaps their visit to Lollapalooza plus a lot more!

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EPISODE 628

Episode 628: Derek Minor

On today's show, we talk with rapper Derek Minor about his upcoming album The Trap, and why he doesn't think Christian hip-hop should play it safe. We also hear about a church's controversial plan to outsource their sermons, discuss the ethics of the coming AI revolution plus a lot more! 

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EPISODE 627

Episode 627: Ethan Hawke

On today's show, we talk with First Reformed star Ethan Hawke about how his own faith journey informed his role as a pastor experiencing a crisis of faith. We also discuss Netflix's new plan to create more faith-based content, Odell Beckham Jr.'s trip to the Holy Land, Facebook's latest controversy and a lot more!

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EPISODE 626

Episode 626: Eric Mennel

On today's show, we talk with the host of the hit podcast StartUp, Eric Mennel, about the new season of the series, which is all about church-planting.

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EPISODE 625

Episode 625: Lisa Gungor

On today's show, we talk with Lisa Gungor about her new book, The Most Beautiful Thing I've Seen, and how a series of difficult events in her personal life changed her faith forever.

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