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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

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English


Episodes

A Conversation with Dane Ortlund about Gentle and Lowly

2/17/2021
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Pastor Dane Ortlund to talk about his book, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers (Crossway, 2020). In our conversation we talk about the comfort of Christ for the suffering, the effect of isolation on our understanding of Christ as a friend, and the role of the church in bearing burdens and offering healing for those who are struggling. Ortlund serves as senior pastor of Naperville Presbyterian Church in Naperville,...

Duration:00:31:29

A Conversation with John Dickerson on the Presidency

2/3/2021
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by John Dickerson of CBS 60 Minutes to talk about his book, The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency (Random House, 2020). In our conversation, we talk about the place of politics in culture, the challenges of the modern presidency, how the position can shape and change the person, and his observations from years reporting on Capitol Hill and White House. Prior to that, he was a co-host of CBS This Morning, the anchor of Face the Nation,...

Duration:00:30:05

Special Episode: A Conversation with David French on the future of evangelicalism

12/23/2020
In today’s special episode of Signposts, I wanted to let you listen to a conversation I had with David French of The Dispatch as part of their “What’s Next” event on the future of the GOP. 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 talked...

Duration:00:29:01

A Conversation with Dr. Francis Collins on Vaccine Development

12/9/2020
In this special episode of Signposts, we hosted a discussion about the COVID-19 vaccines with Dr. Francis Collins, the Director of the National Institutes of Health. During our event he shared insights about the development of the vaccines, misconceptions about them, and what it will take to get our church life back to "normal." During the webinar, Dr. Collins mentioned a website where you can find more information about joining vaccine or clinical trials or donating plasma to help win the...

Duration:00:30:46

An Interview with Scott Sauls about A Gentle Answer

10/28/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Pastor Scott Sauls to talk about his book, A Gentle Answer (Thomas Nelson, 2020). In our conversation, we talk about outrage culture, spiritual exhaustion, and the proper place of anger toward injustice. Scott began serving as our Senior Pastor in March of 2012. A graduate of Furman University and Covenant Seminary, Scott is married to Patti and is dad to Abby and Ellie. Scott previously served at Redeemer Presbyterian Church. He was also the...

Duration:00:28:44

A Conversation with Justin Earley about The Common Rule

10/14/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Justin Earley to talk about his book, The Common Rule (Winner of the Christianity Today 2020 Book of the Year Award). In our conversation, we talk about calling, habits of the heart and mind, and the way Christians can build lasting routines and spiritual disciplines rooted in the truths of Scripture to cultivate the proper worldview. Justin is a business lawyer in Richmond, Virginia. He is married to Lauren and they have four sons. I invite you...

Duration:00:34:48

A Conversation with Pastor Ray Ortlund on Leadership and Ministry

9/30/2020
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by pastor Ray Ortlund to talk about ministry, integrity, and transition points in life. Pastor Ortlund was ordained into the Christian ministry by Lake Avenue Congregational Church, Pasadena, California, in 1975. He taught Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois, from 1989 to 1998. His primary ministry, for 28 years, has been as a pastor in California, Oregon, Georgia and Tennessee. In addition...

Duration:00:32:53

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