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Why new atheism grew old and secular thinkers are considering Christianity again. Get early access to new episodes and bonus content when you become a supporter. justinbrierley.com/surprisingrebirth This long-form documentary podcast presented by Justin Brierley, tells the story of why new atheism grew old and secular thinkers are considering Christianity again. Featuring interviews with secular and Christian thinkers such as Jordan Peterson, Richard Dawkins, Alex O Connor, Louise Perry, Tom ...
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Re-Enchanting

Seen & Unseen

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There’s more to life than the world we can see. Stories, guests and interviews that can re-enchant our vision of culture, science, politics and art. Hosted by Belle Tindall and Justin Brierley. Recorded for Seen & Unseen at Lambeth Palace Library, home of the Centre for Cultural Witness. https://www.seenandunseen.com/podcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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The weekly podcast that connects you to NT (Tom) Wright’s thought and theology by allowing you to ask the questions. Presented by Premier Unbelievable? in partnership with SPCK and NTWrightOnline. www.premierunbelievable.com
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Our goal is to reframe, simplify, and focus on our mission to make disciples in a post Christian culture. We discuss reaching new people and raising up leaders while removing the barriers of churchianity. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/eric-bryant1/support
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The Persuasive Evangelism Podcast equips listeners to share their faith more effectively in a sceptical world. Andy Bannister (Solas) and Kristi Mair (Oak Hill College) chat to a guest who has a great story, a useful resource, or some other expertise that helps equip listeners to talk persuasively, winsomely, and engagingly with their friends, colleagues and neighbours about Jesus.
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Giving life – it’s the mission that Jesus came to fulfill and that we, as men, need to embrace as well…at work, at home and in our communities. Tom Henderson, speaker, author and founder of RESGEN invites you stop by and listen in on the conversation between he and some friends as they chat, laugh and explore ways for each of us to “Give Life” wherever we are.
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Conversations to Refresh Your Faith. For All The Saints was established in 2023 by Ben Hancock to express his passion and desire for more dialogue around faith, religious belief, and believers' perspectives on the topics of our day. Tune into For All The Saints every Monday on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and more. Follow For All The Saints on social media for daily inspiration.
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Faith Matters

Faith Matters Foundation

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Faith Matters offers an expansive view of the Restored Gospel, thoughtful exploration of big and sometimes thorny questions, and a platform that encourages deeper engagement with our faith and our world. We focus on the Latter-day Saint (Mormon) tradition, but believe we have much to learn from other traditions and fully embrace those of other beliefs.
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Can emptiness be unlearned? I was raised in a Christian home. And no, I’m not about to tell you how I “outgrew” it or “evolved” past it. But I went through a season of depression that exposed the truth. Deep down I thought God hated me. This podcast is a documentation of the years I’ve spent unlearning half truths and digging for deeper ones. It’s a podcast about the journey out of Victimhood, Cowardice & Self Obsession and into; The Good, The True, & The Beautiful.
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Being Human

Evangelical Alliance

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Join Jo Frost and Peter Lynas for a conversation asking what does it mean to be human. We will be chatting with several special guests about the different stories and experiences that form and shape us, exploring how we can ensure that it’s God’s story that ultimately defines being human today. For more information visit our website beinghumanlens.com
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Can religion be our trusted guide through life's challenges, or does it sometimes mislead us? Join Konrad in each episode for a light-hearted interrogation of people's religious beliefs through the lenses of grace and doubt. The aim? To understand and then challenge diverse faith-based perspectives on today's most controversial topics, helping you sort the ‘wheat from the chaff’. Can these religious ideas truly assist us, or should we honestly assess when they might do more harm than good? T ...
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Conservative Christians are trying to protect the faith. Progressive Christians want to reimagine it. Meanwhile, our culture is moving beyond it. Who’s right? After stepping down this summer from a prominent conservative church, ex-pastor Drew Sokol finds himself in the middle and seeks answers to questions like: Does traditional faith still make sense in a progressing world? What’s God’s real intent for sexuality and marriage? And how do I follow a God I’m not always sure is real?
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Justin Brierley is a writer, speaker, and podcaster committed to building dialogue between Christians and non-Christians. His first book was titled Unbelievable? Why, after ten years of talking with atheists, I’m still a Christian and in September 2023 he published his second book, The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God. I wanted to speak to Justi…
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Rebecca McLaughlin is joined by Justin Brierley have a conversation about if people are still asking if God is dead and why. Questions Covered in This Episode: Are people still asking if God is dead? What is driving that? Where do people tend to get stuck when they try to answer this question? How does the Christian heritage of our culture show the…
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A little less than two decades ago, you might walk past a bookstore and see The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins featured among the bestsellers. The mid to late 2000’s were the heyday for the New Atheists, a small cohort of scientists and philosophers who were convinced religion was both untrue and a bad influence in the world. At the time, it was e…
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This is a free preview of a paid episode. To hear more, visit andrewsullivan.substack.com Justin is a writer and broadcaster who creates dialogue between Christians and non-Christians. He co-hosts the “Re-Enchanting” podcast for Seen & Unseen, and is a guest presenter for the “Maybe God” podcast. He also contributes to Premier Christianity magazine…
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"I use my phone a lot. Doesn't everyone?" Truth: Our phones are designed to keep us scrolling and swiping at all costs. Jay Kim reveals eye-opening ways our phones can create a prison for our souls and impact the life and future of the worldwide church. Show Notes and Resources Connect with Jay Y. Kim and catch more of his thoughts at jaykimthinks.…
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Milton Jones is an award-winning stand-up comedian, broadcaster, author, and 'Mock the Week' legend. He's a king of the one-liners, and crafter of the ‘Ten-Second Sermon’. Belle and Justin chat to Milton about his life, his comedy, and his Christian faith – as well as discussing the relationship between God and laughter. For Milton Jones: https://m…
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Rebecca McLaughlin is joined by Elizabeth Woodson to discuss how following Jesus is better than you could possibly imagine. Questions Covered in This Episode: How would you explain what the gospel is for those who don’t know? What inspired you to write “Embrace your Life,” what is it about? What story is the bible telling us? How does our story eit…
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Does life continue to knock you down--hard? Maybe there's a never-ending cycle of financial struggles, or every time you get close to someone, things fall apart. Whatever it is, Elizabeth Woodson offers gentle guidance through tough, disappointing realities. She provides a fresh perspective—one that embraces genuine joy amid searing setbacks and lo…
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Stuck in a rut, thinking about the past? Elizabeth emphasizes practical steps and coping strategies on how to climb out of seasons of discontent and difficulty. Show Notes and Resources Connect with Elizabeth Woodson and catch more of her thoughts at her website and podcast, Marked. And grab Elizabeth Woodson's book Embrace Your Life in our shop! O…
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When Lenore Skenazy’s son was nine, he asked her repeatedly if she would let him have a solo adventure in their hometown of New York City. Her son had a specific plan for this adventure: he wanted her to take him somewhere new in the city and then let him find his own way home. Lenore took the leap of faith, and when her son burst into their apartm…
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Occult-inspired imagery and storylines pervade much of popular culture. Horror has become mainstream. The debate is on entertainment choices for Christians. Should Christians watch whatever they want? Ex-psychic Jen Nizza warns against the dangers of the occult and shares her journey from divination to Christianity. Peter Laws, a pro-horror church …
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This is a free preview of a paid episode. To hear more, visit andrewsullivan.substack.com Jeff is the president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, where he hosts “We the People,” a weekly podcast of constitutional debate. He is also a professor of law at the George Washington University Law School, and a contributing editor at The Atlanti…
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If you could know God deeper, would you? Don't miss out on a deeper connection. Authors Jen Wilkin and J. T. English invite you to take your next step in knowing the God your soul craves. Show Notes and Resources Connect with Jen Wilkin and J.T. English! Discover more on Jen Wilkin at jenwilkin.net and learn more about J.T. English's ministry, Stor…
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Heaven and Hell are the topic of today's podcast with Tom Wright answering your questions about the afterlife., What is the nature of hell and what does Tom believe about it? What can be said about annihilationist or universalist views? If our loved one's aren't with us in heaven, can we be happy there? These and more listener questions get address…
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Dr. Eric Bryant interviews Andy Reese. Andy has served or worked as an ex-military officer, an engineer, a writer, a serial idea entrepreneur, and a longtime church leader. He is also the author of The Spiritual Gifts Blueprint: God's Design for Your Gifts, Talents, and Purpose and The Spiritual Gifts Blueprint Study Guide which focus on moving bey…
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Somewhere in the middle of text notifications and disturbing headlines, 'theology' might feel missable. But is it? Jen Wilkin and J.T. English discovers the significance of theology, its role in church and family discipleship, and why everyone is a theologian. Show Notes and Resources Connect with Jen Wilkin and J.T. English! Discover more on Jen W…
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Chris Brown is a passionate follower of Jesus, husband, father and the lead pastor of North Coast Church, a multi-site church in Vista, CA, roughly 30 miles north of San Diego. On this episode of The RESGEN Giving Life Podcast, Chris and RESGEN Founder Tom Henderson visit about: Marriage Fatherhood Being the spiritual leader of our home Leadership …
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How can you create a safe place at home geared toward food and body image? Campbell Brown and therapist, Sissy Goff, share insight on addressing teenage eating disorders, body image concerns, and emotional well-being in kids. Show Notes and Resources Connect with Rachel Faulkner Brown and Campbell Brown and catch more of their thoughts at bestillmi…
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Steve Osmond fills in as host this week on PEP Talk and gets the chance to speak with an expert on mission and evangelism in postmodern culture. Hannah Steele is an academic and author whose passion is to see churches and groups of Christians grow together to become more missional and evangelistic. The Revd Dr Hannah Steele is Director of St Mellit…
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Lauren Windle is a journalist, author, speaker and presenter who specialises in faith, recovery and love. She is the author of 'Notes on Love: being single and dating in a marriage-obsessed church' and the upcoming 'Notes on Feminism: Being a woman in a male-led church'. Justin and Belle chat with Lauren about her own story of addiction, recovery a…
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Should Christians practice the ever popular meditation turned fitness practice, Yoga? Are there questions we should be asking before we embrace the ancient practice? Two former high-level Yoga practitioners, Mike Shreve and Chris James, tell their stories of converting to Christianity and engage the question of whether Christians should practise Yo…
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Rebecca McLaughlin is joined by James Eglinton to have a conversation about the arguments for and against euthanasia, how Christians should think about it, and where our hope can be found. Questions Covered in This Episode: What is euthanasia? What is this conversation about? How does it connect to The Great British Bake Off? Why might people be in…
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Who does God say we are? Campbell Brown opens up about overcoming her body image issues and eating disorder as she integrates a Christian perspective on mental health. Show Notes and Resources Connect with Rachel Faulkner Brown and Campbell Brown and catch more of their thoughts on Instagram @rachelfaulknerbrown. Want to learn more about eating dis…
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Prize-winning author Francis Spufford was an atheist for over 20 years before finding his way back to faith. His book 'Unapologetic: Why, despite everything, Christianity can still make surprising emotional sense' was an unconventional response to New Atheism. Hollywood screenwriter and bestselling novelist Andrew Klavan, also came to Christian fai…
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Could you or someone you know have an eating disorder? Campbell Brown shares her personal journey with anorexia and her mom, Rachel, shares how she learned to support her on the road to recovery. Show Notes and Resources Connect with Rachel Faulkner Brown and Campbell Brown and catch more of their thoughts at bestillministries.net and on Instagram …
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John Hilton III is a Professor of Religious Education at Brigham Young University. John and his wife Lani have six children. They have lived in Boise, Boston, Miami, Mexico, Jerusalem and China. John has a Masters degree from Harvard and a Ph.D from BYU, both in Education. John has published several books, including Considering the Cross and Voices…
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Today we’re sharing with you an episode from a brand new podcast that Faith Matters is co-sponsoring in collaboration with Mormon Women for Ethical Government, called Proclaim Peace. This podcast is hosted by Jennifer Thomas, Co-Executive Director of MWEG, and Patrick Mason, Leonard Arrington Chair of Mormon History and Culture at Utah State Univer…
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Gateway Church in Austin hosted Dr. Salim Munayer, founder of Musalaha, a faith-based organization that teaches, trains and facilitates reconciliation mainly between Israelis and Palestinians from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds, and also international groups, based on biblical principles of reconciliation as taught by Jesus. Salim's mater…
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This is a free preview of a paid episode. To hear more, visit andrewsullivan.substack.com Nate is a statistician and writer focused on American politics and sports, and a longtime friend from the blog days. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, and now he writes his own substack, Silver Bulletin. He’s the author of The Signal a…
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Bruce Miller, author of The 7 Big Questions: Searching for God, Truth, and Purpose, tackles two huge questions: is Christianity too narrow and is Jesus really God? He also explores whether Jesus really rose from the dead. Do you ever wonder, "why is life hard?" why is there suffering?" or "what is my purpose in life?" You are not alone. No matter y…
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"Our marriage feels off, but I can't pinpoint why. How can I be working on my marriage while running on fumes?" David and Meg Robbins recognize the signs of strain and provide practical advice for addressing them. Discover insights to strengthen your relationship. David and Meg are contributors to FamilyLife's all-new Art of Marriage group study! T…
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What happens to those who don’t believe in Jesus? What can I say to my New Age sister? My Muslim friend gets so much comfort from her faith… do I need to evangelise her? These and more listener questions get addressed by Tom Wright in this episode. Subscribe and Rate the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast on your podcast provider!• Subscribe to the Ask…
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Wondering why you feel constantly drained and emotionally exhausted? David and Meg Robbins walk through the passage of Psalm 23 highlighting the intimate and caring relationship between God and His people. Find the rest your soul's been craving. David and Meg are contributors to FamilyLife's all-new Art of Marriage group study! To learn more or ord…
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Life is hectic--and finding time for intimacy feels impossible. How can we keep our connection strong amidst all the crazy? David and Meg Robbins find out how to manage overwhelming busyness, offering tangible approaches to build stronger intimacy. David and Meg are contributors to FamilyLife's all-new Art of Marriage group study! To learn more or …
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David Bennett is an author, speaker and theologian based at Oxford University. Originally from Australia, his book 'A War of Loves' describes his own story of encountering the love of God in a pub in the gay quarter of Sydney. He tells Belle and Justin how, as an atheistic gay activist, he became a follower of Jesus and why he advocates for a posit…
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Brian McLaren, a prominent author, theologian, and church leader, has played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of the "emerging church" movement. Renowned for his influential books incl. "A New Kind of Christian" and "A Generous Orthodoxy," McLaren stood at the forefront of a theological paradigm shift within Christianity. The emerging church…
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When did it become so hard to know how to do friendship with the people around us, despite all the options we have to connect? And how are we supposed to feel that close to a holy, perfect, and invisible God? Author Jared Wilson and his wife Becky believe friendships are unmissable--and they've got ideas on where to start. Show Notes and Resources …
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Is Jesus a friend of sinners? Like me? Jared and Becky Wilson show us how Jesus' acceptance of us isn't determined by what we do. Show Notes and Resources Connect with Jared C. Wilson and catch more of their thoughts at jaredcwilson.com, and on Twitter @JaredCWilson. And grab Jared C Wilson's book, Friendship with the Friend of Sinners: The Remarka…
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For more than two decades, Dr. Matt Townsend has been energizing and educating audiences with his unique lessons on life, love and leadership. Known as one of America’s top presenters in the field of Human Relations and Development, Matt blends humor and story-telling with his real-life solutions to inspire and motivate healthier living. I wanted t…
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Dr. Eric Bryant interviews Dr. Roger Helland, the Prayer Ambassador for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, and previously he served as district minister of the Baptist General Conference in Alberta. We discussed his book Pursuing God's Presence: A Practical Guide to Daily Renewal and Joy. From the book description: "Sorting through common fears …
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We’re back sharing a favorite session from last year’s Restore Conference. In this session, Adam Miller retells the parable of the prodigal son and a highlight from the Children’s book series, 'Frog and Toad", to re-examine our relationship to love. It is our nature to think we have to work hard to earn love, and we constantly tell ourselves storie…
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