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The weekly show from RELEVANT discussing the news, faith, culture and ridiculousness that matters to your life. Since 2005, the award-winning RELEVANT Podcast has covered faith and culture like no one else. Join the team behind RELEVANT magazine as they discuss everything from the poignant to the random, all with a hilarious twist. There are thought-provoking interviews with leaders, influencers and artists, and occasional in-studio performances as well.

The weekly show from RELEVANT discussing the news, faith, culture and ridiculousness that matters to your life. Since 2005, the award-winning RELEVANT Podcast has covered faith and culture like no one else. Join the team behind RELEVANT magazine as they discuss everything from the poignant to the random, all with a hilarious twist. There are thought-provoking interviews with leaders, influencers and artists, and occasional in-studio performances as well.
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Orlando, FL

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The weekly show from RELEVANT discussing the news, faith, culture and ridiculousness that matters to your life. Since 2005, the award-winning RELEVANT Podcast has covered faith and culture like no one else. Join the team behind RELEVANT magazine as they discuss everything from the poignant to the random, all with a hilarious twist. There are thought-provoking interviews with leaders, influencers and artists, and occasional in-studio performances as well.

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English

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N Orange Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 407-660-1411


Episodes

Episode 692: Highlands Worship

3/22/2019
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On today’s show, we talk with Highlands Worship about their incredible new album Jesus You Alone, and author and speaker Bianca Olthoff joins us for the whole show! Plus, World Vision’s Brian Duss explains the significance of World Water Day, how the organization is changing communities around the world and explains how listeners can get involved in the Global 6k for Water with Team RELEVANT. We also hear DMX’s passionate prayer at Kanye West’s latest Sunday Service, discuss Bear Grylls’...

Duration:01:14:12

Episode 691: Kim Walker-Smith

3/19/2019
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On today’s show, Jesus Culture worship leader and author of the new book Brave Surrender, Kim Walker-Smith, opens up about her painful upbringing and how she overcame shame and fear to find deep healing in God. Plus, the gang learns how Taco Bell hot sauce saved another life, discusses the importance of intergenerational friendships, hears from a new Listener of the Week and a lot more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.Kim Walker-Smith, "Throne Room" 2.Tacocat, "Grains of Salt" 3.Glød, "Careless"

Duration:01:14:10

Episode 691: Kim Walker-Smith

3/19/2019
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On today’s show, Jesus Culture worship leader and author of the new book Brave Surrender, Kim Walker-Smith, opens up about her painful upbringing and how she overcame shame and fear to find deep healing in God. Plus, the gang learns how Taco Bell hot sauce saved another life, discusses the importance of intergenerational friendships, hears from a new Listener of the Week and a lot more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.Kim Walker-Smith, "Throne Room" 2.Tacocat, "Grains of Salt" 3.Glød, "Careless"

Duration:00:54:27

Episode 690: Maggie Rogers

3/15/2019
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On today's podcast, we talk with indie-pop singer Maggie Rogers about her critically acclaimed new album Heard It in a Past Life. The gang also plays a truly unforgettable game with a listener, discusses HBO’s new Leaving Neverland docuseries, learns how the NBA is combating hate speech, hears the new single from Hillsong United and a lot more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.Albert Hammond Jr., "Fast Times" 2.Gold Fir, "Mania" 3.Barrie, "Clovers" 4.Celeste, "Father's Son"

Duration:01:28:14

Episode 689: LIVE — Shane Claiborne

3/12/2019
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On today’s show, author and activist Shane Claiborne discusses how Christians can address America’s gun violence problem and the vision behind his new book “Beating Guns.” The gang also finds out the most popular things people are giving up for Lent, hears how Nickelback became the subject of a congressional debate, discusses the merits of training for a run and a lot more!

Duration:00:53:03

Episode 688: David Curry

3/8/2019
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On today’s show, Open Doors USA President and CEO David Curry tells us about the shocking levels of persecution facing Christian churches in China. We also look at (another) controversial Christian comic book currently in the works, hear about Mindy Kaling’s record-breaking new movie, learn how Jaden Smith teamed up with a local church to help fight the Flint water crisis and a lot more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.Small Pools, "People Watching" 2.Boy Pablo, "Feeling Lonely" 3.Another Sky, "Apple...

Duration:00:59:52

Episode 687: LIVE — Joel McHale

3/5/2019
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On today's show, we talk with actor and comedian Joel McHale about why he thinks Jesus would enjoy reality TV and why going to church is such an important part of his life. We also learn why you should maybe think twice before turning on music while you multi-task, find out why non-believers think Christians should listen more, hear from a brand-new Listener of the Week and a lot more!

Duration:01:09:12

Episode 686: Jerry Lorenzo

3/1/2019
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On today’s show, designer, entrepreneur and mastermind behind the brand FEAR OF GOD, Jerry Lorenzo, opens up about his own story of faith and redemption, and explains how he’s using fashion to change culture. Plus, we hear Stephen Colbert and Conan O’Brien open up about their faith backgrounds, listen to how Serena Williams is inspiring young female athletes, check out Kanye’s latest “Sunday Service” and a lot more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.Nilüfer Yanya, "Tears" 2.Georgia, "Started...

Duration:01:15:12

Episode 685: LIVE — DeVon Franklin

2/26/2019
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On today's show, filmmaker, speaker and author DeVon Franklin discusses how Christians should address toxic masculinity—and his upcoming movie about the inventor of Flaming Hot Cheetos (seriously, it sounds great). Also, the gang discusses how A.I. is influencing religious services, we take your questions for the cast live and a lot more!

Duration:01:24:23

Episode 684: Brian Johnson

2/22/2019
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On today's podcast, the gang debates Jesse's contribution to the podcast, discusses Colin Kaepernick's settlement with the NFL and hears from Bethel's Brian Johnson about his new book about his struggles with mental health.

Duration:01:09:07

Episode 683: LIVE — Christians & Conspiracy Theories

2/19/2019
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On today’s show, we discuss the rise of conspiracy theories and why so many young Christians have started to believe them. We also learn about religion’s link to happiness, Eddie brings us a terrifying new “Revelation Revelation,” we hear why you should always order dessert first, plus a new Listener of the Week and a ton more!

Duration:00:44:51

Episode 682: Jonathan Merritt

2/15/2019
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On today’s show, we talk with author and reporter Jonathan Merritt about the sexual abuse scandal unfolding in the Southern Baptist Convention—and how to prevent abuse in the future. That gang also discusses the new faith-inspired single from John Legend, the Christine Caine teaching that has changed Chris Pratt’s life, the upcoming Breaking Bad movie and a lot more!

Duration:01:30:26

Episode 681: LIVE — Young the Giant

2/12/2019
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On today’s show, we talk with indie-rock outfit Young the Giant about their acclaimed new album, Mirror Master. Also, because it’s our very own Big Cat’s birthday, we hear from listeners for a very special “Ask Eddie” segment. Plus, a look at Valentine’s Day spending, Annie brings us a true crime story like none you’ve ever heard and a lot more!

Duration:01:07:54

Episode 680: Margaret Feinberg

2/8/2019
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On today’s show, we talk with author Margaret Feinberg about her new book Taste and See, and why God wants us to understand what, how and why we eat in a different way. We also discuss the end of Gungor, Ashton Kutcher’s viral pro-life video, Zaxby’s going after Chick-fil-A for closing on Sundays, the new prayer emojis and a lot more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.COIN, "I Want It All" 2.The Japanese House, "Maybe You're the Reason" 3. Jade Bird, "Love Has All Been Done Before"

Duration:01:15:21

Episode 679: LIVE — Bob Goff

2/5/2019
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On today’s show, we debut our new live weekly format! Every Tuesday, you can now watch the episode recorded live and interact with us on Facebook and YouTube. Plus more big news: Eddie rejoins the cast! Also, author Bob Goff joins us to talk about how to pursue a life of purpose and a lot more. We’re also joined live by a listener for a very special game that once and for all reveals the Super Bowl halftime performer the world has been waiting for. Plus, we take your live feedback, bring you...

Duration:01:32:41

Episode 678: Jon Foreman

2/1/2019
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On today’s show, we talk with Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman about the band’s brand-new album Native Tongue, and why the world needs hope now more than ever. We also hear about how Patton Oswalt helped out an internet hater in a truly awesome way, discuss Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Bible-based support of the environment (and shoutout to RELEVANT), Black Panther returning to theaters and a ton more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.Karen O, "Woman" 2.Maggie Rogers, "Burning" 3.Alice...

Duration:01:07:35

Episode 677: Tim Keller

1/29/2019
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On today’s show, we talk with New York’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church founder and author of the new book The Prodigal Prophet: Jonah and the Mystery of God’s Mercy, Tim Keller, about what the Sunday school story of Jonah and the whale can teach us about modern issues. The gang also hears about the controversy surrounding public school field trips to the Creation Museum, discusses the new Fyre Festival documentaries, learns about Uber’s self-driving scooters and a lot more!

Duration:01:07:32

Episode 676: Jenn Johnson

1/28/2019
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We talk with Jenn Johnson about the inspiration behind the powerful new Bethel Music album Victory. We also find out how James Corden (may have?) stolen our space camp material, hear about John Boyega’s new movie about a “gangster-turned pastor,” discuss the new project from the team behind The Office, listen to the new John Crist bit and a lot more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.LANKS, "Spiritual Man" 2.Broods, "Everything Goes (Wow)" 3.James Blake, "Where's the Catch?"

Duration:01:08:03

Episode 676: Jenn Johnson

1/25/2019
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On today’s show, we talk with Jenn Johnson about the inspiration behind the powerful new Bethel Music album 'Victory.'

Duration:01:08:03

Episode 675: Lauren Winner

1/22/2019
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On today’s show, we talk with author and speaker Lauren Winner about her new book The Dangers of Christian Practice, which revisits the roots of church traditions, not only to find out how they can negatively impact culture, but how modern Christians can correct them and find a new way forward. The gang also talks to a high-flying listener of the week, hears Annie excitement about the possibility of touring the Peeps factory and a ton more! EPISODE MUSIC 1.Said the Whale, “Wake...

Duration:01:23:14