The weekly show from RELEVANT discussing the news, faith, culture and ridiculousness that matters to your life.
On today’s show, we talk with Amber Bain, also known as The Japanese House, about how dealing with personal struggles led to her acclaimed debut album Good at Falling. The gang also discusses a new biopic about a legendary gospel duo, why...
EPISODE 645Episode 645: Scott Harrison
This week, we talk with charity:water founder Scott Harrison about his sweeping new book "Thirst," in which he traces his path from nightclub mogul to founder of one of the world's most innovative charities. We also reflect on the weirdness of "Perfect Strangers," answer your "Ask Jesse" questions and a lot more!
EPISODE 644Episode 644: Elevation Worship
On this week's show, we talk with Elevation Worship about their personal, grounded new album Hallelujah Here Below. The gang also hears about Carson Wentz's free food truck, checks out Mumford & Sons' new spiritually-themed track, discusses Jon Hamm's provocative thoughts on mental health, plus your feedback and a lot more!
EPISODE 643Episode 643: Tim Tebow
On today's show, we talk with pro athlete, author and speaker Tim Tebow about why you shouldn't wait to start pursuing your calling. We also give some life-changing advice as part of our Ask Jesse segment, hear about the dangers of Netflix binging and a lot more!
EPISODE 642Episode 642: Wild Nothing
On today’s show, we talk with indie artist Wild Nothing about their incredible new album Indigo. We also discuss the dangers of burning out, Mark Wahlberg’s insane daily schedule, Elon Musk, the faith of Odell Beckham Jr. and a lot more!
EPISODE 641Episode 641: Mosaic MSC
On today's show, we talk with Mosaic MSC about their evocative and stirring new EP "Heaven." Plus, we discuss an incredible thrift store find and bust some myths about Australia before Adam Smith joins us for a special tag-team edition of Ask Jesse!
EPISODE 640Episode 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!
EPISODE 639Episode 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.
EPISODE 638Episode 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.
EPISODE 637Episode 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!
EPISODE 636Episode 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!
EPISODE 635Episode 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!
EPISODE 634Episode 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.
EPISODE 633Episode 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.
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!
EPISODE 631Episode 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!
EPISODE 630Episode 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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