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Signposts with Russell Moore

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Listen in as Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, talks about the latest books, cultural conversations and pressing ethical questions that point us toward the kingdom of Christ.

Listen in as Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, talks about the latest books, cultural conversations and pressing ethical questions that point us toward the kingdom of Christ.

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Nashville, TN

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Listen in as Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, talks about the latest books, cultural conversations and pressing ethical questions that point us toward the kingdom of Christ.

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@drmoore

Language:

English


Episodes

A Conversation with Makoto Fujimura on Art and Beauty

9/16/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by artist Makoto Fujimura to talk about his art, beauty, and faith. Makoto Fujimura is a leading contemporary artist whose process driven, refractive “slow art” has been described by David Brooks of New York Times as “a small rebellion against the quickening of time”. Fujimura’s art has been featured widely in galleries and museums around the world, and is collected by notable collections including The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, The...

Duration:00:29:25

A Conversation with Max Lucado on Hope

9/2/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Pastor Max Lucado to talk about his latest book You Are Never Alone. Max Lucado is the Teaching Minister at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, TX and the author of over 40 books. Lucado says he “writes books for people who don’t read books.’ Every trade book Max Lucado has written during the last 30 years began as a sermon series for his home church Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. Max and Denalyn live in San Antonio, Texas, and have three...

Duration:00:33:06

A Conversation with Dr. Yuval Levin about Rebuilding Institutions

8/19/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Dr. Yuval Levin to talk about his latest book A Time to Build. He is the director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He also holds the Beth and Ravenel Curry Chair in Public Policy. The founding and current editor of National Affairs, he is also a senior editor of The New Atlantis and a contributing editor to National Review. Dr. Levin served as a member of the White House domestic policy...

Duration:00:30:12

A Conversation with Stephen Prothero about Religious Literacy

8/5/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Dr. Stephen Prothero to talk about religious literacy. Dr. Prothero is the C. Allyn and Elizabeth V. Russell Professor of Religion in American at Boston University. He is the author of Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (HarperOne, 2016), God Is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions that Run the World—and Why Their Differences Matter (HarperOne, 2010), and the New York Times bestseller Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know—and Doesn’t...

Duration:00:33:20

A Conversation with Ross Douthat about "The Decadent Society"

7/29/2020
In this episode I am joined by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to discuss his latest book, The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success. Ross’s column appears weekly and he co-hosts the Times Op-Ed podcast, “The Argument.” He previously served as a senior editor at The Atlantic. His other books include Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics (2012) and Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class (2005). I invite you to listen in on our...

Duration:00:23:06

Leif Enger on writing and novels

7/22/2020
In this episode ofSignposts, I sit down with one of my favorite novelists, Leif Enger. We talk about his writing, identity, and the what has influenced his writing. Leif Enger worked as a reporter and producer for Minnesota Public Radio for nearly twenty years before leaving to write fiction full-time. He is the author of Peace Like a River (Grove/Atlantic, 2001), So Brave, Young, and Handsome (Grove/Atlantic, 2008), and Virgil Wander (Grove Press, 2018). He lives in Minnesota with his wife...

Duration:00:29:08

A Conversation with Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan on Country Music

7/8/2020
In this episode I am joined by award-winning director and filmmaker Ken Burns and his producer Dayton Duncan to discuss their latest project for PBS, “Country Music.” They have worked together on several documentaries, including Jazz, Civil War, Baseball. In our conversation, we talk about American culture, the influences of country music, and the artists who understood the way that country music embodies the deep questions of humanity: identity, sin and redemption, and longing. I invite...

Duration:00:36:57

A conversation with David French on the recent Supreme Court ruling

6/18/2020
In this special episode of Signposts, I am joined by David French, senior editor at The Dispatch. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the past president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, and a former lecturer at Cornell Law School. He has served as a senior counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice and the Alliance Defending Freedom. In our conversation, we talk about the recent SCOTUS ruling in Bostock and what this means for religious liberty, as well as...

Duration:00:25:57

A Conversation with Dr. Mark Noll on the history of evangelicalism

6/17/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Dr. Mark Noll, research professor at Regent College, and the former Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. He is also the author of Evangelicals: Who they Have Been, Are Now, and Could Be (with George Marsden and David Bebbington, Eerdmans, 2019), In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life (OUP, 2015), The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind (Eerdmans, 1995). In our conversation we talk the how...

Duration:00:29:36

Racial Justice and the Uneasy Conscience of American Christianity

6/2/2020
This special episode of Signposts is taken from my keynote at the “MLK50: Reflections from the Mountaintop” conference hosted in conjunction with The Gospel Coalition on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Be sure to subscribe to receive all the latest episodes of Signposts. The post Racial Justice and the Uneasy Conscience of American Christianity appeared first on Russell Moore.

Duration:00:33:47

A Conversation with Glenn Packiam on His New Book: Blessed, Broken, Given

6/1/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Glenn Packiam, lead pastor of New Life Downtown in Colorado Springs, CO. He is also the author of Blessed, Broken, Given: How Your Story Becomes Sacred in the Hands of Jesus. This book is especially relevant in the midst of our current pandemic as we are all thinking about bread, communion, and how Christians respond to times of crisis. I invite you to listen in on our conversation, and be sure to subscribe to receive future episodes of...

Duration:00:18:48

A Conversation with Andrew Peterson

5/20/2020
In this episode of Signposts, recorded live at the ERLC, I am joined by author and musical artist, Andrew Peterson. Over the course of the conversation, we talk about his ministry, creative process, writing projects, and his latest book Adorning the Dark: Thoughts on Community, Calling, and the Mystery of Making. I invite you to listen in on our conversation, and be sure to subscribe to receive future episodes of Signposts The post A Conversation with Andrew Peterson appeared first on...

Duration:00:30:52

Preview: First Word

5/12/2020
Thanks for listening to Signposts. I mentioned previously that I’ve launched a new project called the Russell Moore Podcast. As a bonus for Signposts listeners, I wanted to share a preview of the series in Genesis, which is the series on the new podcast. Here’s the first episode of that series, which I’m calling “First Word.” — In my new podcast, we are going to start by journeying through Genesis. I’m calling this series “First Word: The Book of Genesis and the Kingdom of Christ.” In...

Duration:00:44:43

Announcing My New Podcast

5/7/2020
In the Russell Moore Podcast, I will be teaching through books of the Bible (the thing I miss most since entering this new role), as well as reviving some older podcast topics. One of these is “Questions and Ethics” where I answer your questions about moral decisions you or those you know might be facing. Another is “The Cross and the Jukebox” which explored religious themes and cultural currents in country music. I hope you’ll subscribe and leave a review or a comment. The post Announcing...

Duration:00:02:16

A Conversation with Gov. Bill Haslam

5/6/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Governor Bill Haslam, the former governor of Tennessee. In this conversation we talk about leadership and decision-making, criminal justice reform, handling approval and disapproval, and how his faith informed his work as a governor. I invite you to listen in on our conversation, and be sure to subscribe to receive future episodes of Signposts The post A Conversation with Gov. Bill Haslam appeared first on Russell Moore.

Duration:00:26:30

A Conversation with Phillip Bethancourt

4/29/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by my close friend and colleague, Phillip Bethancourt, the new pastor of Central Church in Bryan, Texas and former Executive Vice President of the ERLC. In this conversation we talk about college ministry, new challenges that college students face, and the opportunities that the church has to address the core Christian issues of kingdom and identity. I invite you to listen in on our conversation, and be sure to subscribe to receive future episodes...

Duration:00:19:43

A Conversation with Gov. Jeb Bush

4/22/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Governor John Ellis “Jeb” Bush, the former governor of Florida. In this conversation we talk about leadership in moments of crisis, how he saw leadership modeled in other members of his family, and how the coronavirus is changing the ways that people practice their faith. I invite you to listen in on our conversation, and be sure to subscribe to receive future episodes of Signposts. The post A Conversation with Gov. Jeb Bush appeared first on...

Duration:00:14:02

A Conversation with David Murray

2/6/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by author and professor, David Murray. Professor of Old Testament and practical theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, David is also a counselor, and the author of Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture and Exploring the Bible. In this episode, we discuss his book, Reset, and explore the idea of applying the gospel to Christians facing burnout. Be sure to subscribe to Signposts to get new episodes as they are...

Duration:00:27:52

A Conversation with N.T. Wright

1/17/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by renowned author and scholar, N.T. Wright. One of the world’s leading Bible scholars, Wright is the chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. He is also an Anglican bishop and bestselling author. Among his many award-winning works are Simply Good News, Simply Jesus, Simply Christian, Surprised by Hope, How God Became King, Scripture and the Authority of God, Surprised by Scripture, and...

Duration:00:27:53

A Conversation with Former Klansman Thomas A. Tarrants

12/18/2019
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Thomas A. Tarrants. A former klansman whose life was radically changed by the gospel, Tarrants is president emeritus of the C.S. Lewis Institute, where he served from 1998 to 2019. Prior to working at the Institute, he was co-pastor of a multi-racial church, in Washington, DC. In our conversation, we discuss his memoir, Consumed by Hate, Redeemed by Love: How a Violent Klansman Became a Champion of Racial Reconciliation. Be sure to subscribe to...

Duration:00:27:12