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The Holy Post
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Join VeggieTales and What's in the Bible? creator Phil Vischer and co-host Skye Jethani (author, speaker, pastor) for a fast-paced and often funny conversation about pop culture, media, theology, and the fun, fun, fun of living a thoughtful Christian life in an increasingly post-Christian culture.
 
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The Holy Post
Weekly
 
Join VeggieTales and What's in the Bible? creator Phil Vischer and co-host Skye Jethani (author, speaker, pastor) for a fast-paced and often funny conversation about pop culture, media, theology, and the fun, fun, fun of living a thoughtful Christian life in an increasingly post-Christian culture.
 
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The Movie Proposal
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Hosted by Skye Jethani and friend (and former Big Idea employee a long, long time ago) Josh Lindsay, "The Movie Proposal" is a deep dive into movies from two thoughtful Christian guys. Check it out and tell us what you think!
 
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Why Me Project
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Johnny and Hollie sit down with notable names and everyday people in search of defining moments (good or bad) that leave us asking “Why Me?”
 
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C-Pop
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Did you know unicorns appear in the Bible? Or that your personality type could say something about your relationship with God? On C-POP, Taylor and Jessilyn discuss, debate and sometimes deride pop culture with a strong sense of humor and a focus on Christ.
 
Newsmakers and storytellers who are impacting our world. Listen to the stories of everyday people and Christian newsmakers who are impacting their communities, businesses and families.
 
Century Leadership is an on-going leadership development journey. The CL podcast dives into the lives of today's top Spiritual Leaders.
 
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Veggie Tales creator Phil Vischer shares his "Why Me?" moments with Johnny and Hollie, discussing life, faith, and creativity in connecting children to God. They talk about the story behind Veggie Tales and the impact it had, as well as Phil's new interactive book The Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids.http://media.blubrry.com/faithstrongtoday/p/fs ...…
 
It was the year 2000, Kirk Cameron plays Buck Williams a journalist on a quest to find answers on why millions of people disappeared and why some were "Left Behind." A Christian Pop Culture Phenomenon of its time. Except, there is one who has never heard of the Left Behind movies or books, her name is Rachel. Listen as Taylor throwbacks Left Be ...…
 
Do you remember your favorite '80s and '90s Christian childhood characters and shows? Play along with our host Rachel, who did not grow up with these characters, to see if you know who the fun-loving songbook, Psalty, is.
 
This week Democratic presidential candidate, Beto O’Rourke, called for churches and religious organizations that do not support same-sex marriage to lose their tax-exempt status. Skye talks with law professor and political scientist John Inazu about the issue. Is there a real risk? What’s the difference between churches and religious schools ac ...…
 
This week Democratic presidential candidate, Beto O’Rourke, called for churches and religious organizations that do not support same-sex marriage to lose their tax-exempt status. Skye talks with law professor and political scientist John Inazu about the issue. Is there a real risk? What’s the difference between churches and religious schools ac ...…
 
You create a video that goes viral before viral was even a thing. Now what? Content creator Jefferson Bethke chats with Johnny and Hollie about being a creative, faith, hustle culture, and embracing God’s calling. They also discuss his videos, podcasts and books, searching for meaning, identity, and purpose, and the "Why Me?" moments that come ...…
 
Pastor Trey Kent and Dr. Kie Bowman, authors of City of Prayer, have seen thousands of believers come together to pray for one of America’s largest and most unchurched cities. If you’ve ever wanted to see your city or area transformed by the gospel, listen as host Chris Johnson interviews these two pastors about their experience leading a praye ...…
 
In this episode, Mike Weaver of the hit band Big Daddy Weave talks with Taylor about the new album "When The Light Comes." Hear what led to the title of this album. Be inspired to persevere through your turmoil after Mike shares the rough seasons he has been going through. First, listen as Taylor, Rachel and guest host Kendra talk about social ...…
 
Jennifer Wilde came from a life of wealth and fame but tried to take her own life in her early 20s. She only found meaning when she was saved at 25. Then God gave her a vision of many millions being saved. Now through the One God - One Day - One Africa (1GDA) evangelistic campaign, she prays her vision comes to fruition. Learn more about how th ...…
 
Did God create the different races and intend them to be separate, or is race a social and cultural invention? Theologian Willie James Jennings joins Skye for a mind-stretching conversation about the role of race in our faith, how “whiteness” has influenced Christianity, why a proper vision of Jesus’ incarnation challenges many of our assumptio ...…
 
Did God create the different races and intend them to be separate, or is race a social and cultural invention? Theologian Willie James Jennings joins Skye for a mind-stretching conversation about the role of race in our faith, how “whiteness” has influenced Christianity, why a proper vision of Jesus’ incarnation challenges many of our assumptio ...…
 
If you battle with depression, fight alcohol or drug habits or endured trauma in your past, you are not alone. Millions of Americans face mental health challenges every day. Dr. Dave Hoskins visits with host Chris Johnson to discuss how Florida's Honey Lake Clinic (honeylake.clinic) serves people in need from around the country. "Dr. Dave" also ...…
 
Something Old: Josh’s: Contact (1997): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118884/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1 Skye’s: Apollo 13 (1995): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112384/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1 Something New: Ad Astra (2019): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2935510/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1 Josh’s Proposal: Ad Astra tries to shoot for the emotiona ...…
 
Taylor talks to R. York Moore, national evangelist for Intervarsity, who shares his incredible, supernatural testimony and explains a nationwide movement to prayer walk every campus in America. But First, we discuss what are some of the apps you can use during your quiet time to help with Bible study or receive an encouraging word.…
 
Volunteers are critical to every local church. Author Christina Angelakos brings her strategic leadership training to Volunteer University, a growing church program that understands the value of volunteers and their need for training appropriate to their personalities and skills. Her book, Volunteer, helps church volunteers serve with excellenc ...…
 
It’s been over 20 years since Lee Strobel wrote his best-selling book “The Case for Christ.” He talks with Skye about the changing role of apologetics in our post-Christian culture. It’s no longer just intellectual barriers that keep people from faith, says Strobel, but emotional barriers. Today, Christian credibility depends more on our love t ...…
 
It’s been over 20 years since Lee Strobel wrote his best-selling book “The Case for Christ.” He talks with Skye about the changing role of apologetics in our post-Christian culture. It’s no longer just intellectual barriers that keep people from faith, says Strobel, but emotional barriers. Today, Christian credibility depends more on our love t ...…
 
Rob Lawless chats with Johnny and Hollie about his journey to meet 10,000 strangers and give them his undivided attention for one hour. They talk about his upbringing, travels, how the project came about, and his "Why Me?" moments along the way. Learn how an idea and goal can change your view on the world in this episode of the podcast.http://m ...…
 
“What really happened?” That’s a question many people bring to their reading of the Gospels. As a result, some Christians stitch together divergent accounts from Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John to create a single narrative of Jesus’ life and ministry. According to Juan Hernandez, professor of biblical studies at Bethel University, this is a huge ...…
 
“What really happened?” That’s a question many people bring to their reading of the Gospels. As a result, some Christians stitch together divergent accounts from Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John to create a single narrative of Jesus’ life and ministry. According to Juan Hernandez, professor of biblical studies at Bethel University, this is a huge ...…
 
Born in communist East Germany, Sven Lauch was 15 when the unthinkable happened. The Berlin Wall fell, opening the East to the West. He found himself in a state of shock and realized overnight that his worldview was a lie. As a young man, life in East Germany was good, or so he thought. But his parents later admitted that they had had to live u ...…
 
Author Janette Oke chats with Johnny and Hollie about faith, family, writing and, of course, "Why Me?" moments. They discuss some of the bestselling books, the publishing process, and how one of those books, When Calls the Heart, became a popular television series. Hearhttp://media.blubrry.com/faithstrongtoday/p/fst.mc.tritondigital.com/WHY_ME_ ...…
 
Should I defend myself and my family? Should we simply obey whatever the government demands, or are there biblical alternatives?Thoughtful Christians often ask these questions. Author Larry Fox tackles these two controversial subjects in his book A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense and Civil Disobedience, an in-depth study of the Scriptures ...…
 
Something Old: Soapdish (1991): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102951/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1 Office Space (1999): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0151804/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1 Something New: Late Night (2019) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6107548/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1 Josh’s Proposal: Late Night is a decent comedy that ironically suffe ...…
 
"Part of me didn't grow up," VeggieTales co-creator Phil Vischer tells stand-in host Taylor Berglund in this episode of Charisma Connection. Many kids and their parents are glad for that because Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber are now back with 18 Scripture-based episodes, this time on TBN. Vischer also shares about his brand-new Laugh an ...…
 
The apostle Paul prepared well for the ministry, but he also continued in the tent-making trade. Today, for various reasons, many pastors also have a marketplace ministry. Now Master's International University of Divinity has partnered with Columbia Southern University to offer a combined graduate program that provides ministerial and business ...…
 
For ten years, Scott Harrison was one of the most successful club promoters in NYC. His life was marked by every hedonistic indulgence imaginable. Today, he’s the founder and CEO of Charity:Water, a non-profit that has brought clean water to over 10 million people around the world. Scott shares the remarkable story of his transformation and fai ...…
 
For ten years, Scott Harrison was one of the most successful club promoters in NYC. His life was marked by every hedonistic indulgence imaginable. Today, he’s the founder and CEO of Charity:Water, a non-profit that has brought clean water to over 10 million people around the world. Scott shares the remarkable story of his transformation and fai ...…
 
Chris Karuhije, author of the memoir We Were Royal Refugees, shares his journey with Johnny and Hollie. They talk about the genocide in Rwanda and his miraculous escape, how that shaped his life, learning how to forgive, and where he is today. Both intense and inspiring, these "Why Me?" moments will keep you on the edge of your seat and show ho ...…
 
Worship pastor Andrew Bullins may be from the North Carolina home of Andy Griffith, but he wants his city to be known more for a Holy Spirit outpouring than for a famous actor. Walking in the Spirit combined with growing in the Word has become the focus of Bullins' life, but it wasn't always that way. To help believers mature in their faith wal ...…
 
The question has been debated throughout generations. But what does it mean in this modern time with a person of faith? Our hosts Taylor and Rachel take on to debate the question based on their personal experiences.
 
Based on a decade of research with the Barna Group, David Kinnaman says we’re not in Kansas anymore. We now occupy digital Babylon—a new world where people are discipled by their screens, don’t know how to have meaningful relationships, and distrust organizations. What does this all mean for the church? He talks with Skye about everything from ...…
 
Based on a decade of research with the Barna Group, David Kinnaman says we’re not in Kansas anymore. We now occupy digital Babylon—a new world where people are discipled by their screens, don’t know how to have meaningful relationships, and distrust organizations. What does this all mean for the church? He talks with Skye about everything from ...…
 
Jenny Konkin shares her journey with Johnny and Hollie, discussing her upbringing, cancer, and "Why Me?" moments. They also talk about Whole Way House, an organization she co-founded that provides community building programs and tenant support services for seniors and veterans. http://media.blubrry.com/faithstrongtoday/p/fst.mc.tritondigital.co ...…
 
Listen to Skillet's lead singer John Cooper as he talks about music, faith, the success of "Victorious," and the graphic novel "Eden." But first, our hosts imagine, fantasize, and make up a faux C-Pop streaming service.
 
Bestselling author and Bible teacher Dee Brestin has studied the Scriptures and led others in Bible study for years. But even with her rich experience, Jesus still surprises her in her own life and through His Word. His story is woven through the Old and New Testaments, and she helps us "spy Jesus" wherever He is in the Bible and in our lives. ...…
 
According to years of research from the Barna Group, only about 10% of young adults raised in the church have a resilient faith. Some may see that as bad news, but not David Kinnaman. He dug deeper to see what was different about these 4 million Millennials and Gen Zers, and he came away deeply encouraged. He talks with Skye about the 5 traits ...…
 
According to years of research from the Barna Group, only about 10% of young adults raised in the church have a resilient faith. Some may see that as bad news, but not David Kinnaman. He dug deeper to see what was different about these 4 million Millennials and Gen Zers, and he came away deeply encouraged. He talks with Skye about the 5 traits ...…
 
Suzan Nguyen shares her testimony with Johnny and Hollie, discussing losing her arm in a traffic accident and how it shaped her into the women she is today. They also chat about Texas, depression and anger, the recovery process, and what the #BeBetter campaign is all about. http://media.blubrry.com/faithstrongtoday/p/fst.mc.tritondigital.com/WH ...…
 
What must it be like to have a family member in prison? Far too many spouses and families know the pain and helplessness of seeing a loved one behind bars. Thankfully, there are ministries like Kairos Prison Ministry International with volunteers who give of their time regularly to care for prisoners and their families. Kairos CEO Evelyn Lemly ...…
 
Is it ok to lie if you thought it was for the better good? In the first half of the show hosts, Taylor and Rachel debate this issue of lying after seeing the recently released secular film, "The Farewell". Find out why lying played a role in this film and how it impacts ethical and biblical consequences. Then Taylor shares in the second half hi ...…
 
Buckle your seatbelts. While promoting his new VeggieTales show, Phil was asked about LGBTs in kids’ media. Now everyone from Ben Shapiro to The Advocate is responding. Phil’s off the cuff remarks have made him a hero to some and a villain to others. This week he explains why he’s neither, and how both sides of the culture war twist things to f ...…
 
Buckle your seatbelts. While promoting his new VeggieTales show, Phil was asked about LGBTs in kids’ media. Now everyone from Ben Shapiro to The Advocate is responding. Phil’s off the cuff remarks have made him a hero to some and a villain to others. This week he explains why he’s neither, and how both sides of the culture war twist things to f ...…
 
The nation of Israel was born in a day in May 1948, but it took the involvement of President Harry Truman, a Jewish businessman and others to bring to pass the rebirth of a homeland for the Jewish people. Listen as Craig von Buseck, author of I Am Cyrus: Harry S. Truman and the Rebirth of Israel, shares how President Truman was convinced to sup ...…
 
Priscilla Shirer of Going Beyond Ministries chats with Johnny and Hollie about growing up, getting into acting and movies, her ministry, and "Why Me?" moments. They also talk about what it means to her to recharge and encourage others in their walk with Christ.http://media.blubrry.com/faithstrongtoday/p/fst.mc.tritondigital.com/WHY_ME_PROJECT_P ...…
 
Many believers today live the Christian life on the surface. They get busy with work, meet the needs of the family and serve God at church. But they often lack intimacy, unity and connectedness with God and other believers. Michael Thompson, co-founder of Zoweh Ministries and author of The Heart of a Warrior: Before You Can Become the Warrior, ...…
 
Our host Rachel is a volunteer barista for a local coffee shop that gives back to the community. She puts Taylor to the test to see if he would qualify to serve as a barista or stick to serving water. Listen to play along to find out if you are a coffee connoisseur.
 
"To know is to be empowered." Author and Senior Pastor Mark Amoateng believes Christians need to understand when activity is heightened in the spiritual realm. In this episode with host Chris Johnson, Dr. Amoateng explains what spiritual portals are and how knowing about them can help believers be more effective in their prayer life.…
 
Something Old: Josh’s: Strictly Ballroom (1992) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105488/?ref_=nv_sr_2?ref_=nv_sr_2 Skye’s: Snatch (2000): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0208092/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1 Something New: Yesterday (2019): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8079248/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1 Josh’s Proposal: An example of a film where the cr ...…
 
Another celebrity couple’s marriage has ended, but don’t worry—they’re still committed to their pet pigs. New data finds Americans have lost faith in technology to the point that churches are now viewed more favorably than big tech firms. Another survey finds conservative Christians use less porn than other Americans, but they feel way worse ab ...…
 
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