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This is The Crossway Podcast, a show where we sit down with authors each week for thoughtful interviews about the Bible, theology, church history, and the Christian life.

This is The Crossway Podcast, a show where we sit down with authors each week for thoughtful interviews about the Bible, theology, church history, and the Christian life.

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This is The Crossway Podcast, a show where we sit down with authors each week for thoughtful interviews about the Bible, theology, church history, and the Christian life.

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@crossway

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English


Episodes

The Antidote To a Boring Prayer Life (Don Whitney)

8/15/2022
In today's episode, Don Whitney talks about a simple, proven approach to prayer that has the potential to transform your spiritual life for the better. Don is the author of the Praying the Bible. Read the full transcript. For more of Don's ministry work, check out the leader’s guide for use in church and small group ministries for Praying the Bible, another book by Don from Crossway on Family Worship, and Don's ministry Center for Biblical Spirituality. Click here to access a limited-time...

Duration:00:36:59

10 Things You Should Know about the Presence of God (Ryan Lister)

8/10/2022
Today, we're excited to share with you an audio essay written and read by Ryan Lister entitled 10 Things You Should Know about the Presence of God. Ryan is the author of The Presence of God: Its Place in the Storyline of Scripture and the Story of Our Lives. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show!

Duration:00:11:53

15 Questions about Reading and Understanding the Bible (Greg Gilbert)

8/8/2022
In today's episode, Greg Gilbert answers common questions about reading the Bible such as: How do I get started with a consistent habit of Bible reading? When should I read it? How long? And what if I don’t understand something? Greg is the author of the The Epic Story of the Bible: How to Read and Understand God's Word. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook...

Duration:00:33:41

"It Is Well with My Soul" (Joni Eareckson Tada)

8/5/2022
In her own way, Joni Eareckson Tada has faced unimaginable suffering as well. And similarly, her faith and perseverance in the midst of trials has been an inspiration and encouragement to Christians all around the world. In her new book, Songs of Suffering, Joni reflects on 25 hymns that have been a ballast to her throughout her life, guiding listeners through their own painful seasons with heartfelt praises to God. Today we’re pleased to share Joni's introduction to the book and her...

Duration:00:23:02

Paralysis, Heartache, and Hymns of Hope (Joni Eareckson Tada)

8/1/2022
In today's episode, Joni Eareckson Tada talks about her initial reaction to learning—at the young age of 17—that she would never walk again; how she has wrestled with the truth of God’s sovereignty over her life through the years; and how she hangs on to the hope of heaven each and every day. Joni is the author of the Songs of Suffering: 25 Hymns and Devotions for Weary Souls. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word...

Duration:00:40:14

Race, Ethnicity, and the Bible (Steven Bryan)

7/25/2022
In today's episode, Steven Bryan talks about how Christians should approach the various “collective identities” that bind—and divide—us in our world today. Steven is the author of the Cultural Identity and the Purposes of God: A Biblical Theology of Ethnicity, Nationality, and Race. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click here to...

Duration:00:37:43

10 Things You Should Know about Family Discipleship (Adam Griffin)

7/20/2022
Today, we're excited to share with you an audio essay written and read by Adam Griffin entitled "10 Things You Should Know about Family Discipleship". Adam is the co-author of Family Discipleship: Leading Your Home through Time, Moments, and Milestones. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes of Revelation!

Duration:00:09:57

12 Key Tools for Bible Study (Lydia Brownback)

7/18/2022
In today's episode, Lydia Brownback discusses 12 key tools for Bible study that all Christians can use—tools that will help us go deeper into the biblical text and understand the Bible’s life-giving message for ourselves. Lydia is the author of the Flourish Bible Study series. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click here to subscribe to...

Duration:00:45:33

Why Your Job Has Meaning and Purpose . . . Even If You Don't Like It (Bryan Chapell)

7/11/2022
In today's episode, Bryan Chapell talks about why the work you do day-in and day-out matters to God—probably more than you realize. Bryan is the author of Grace at Work: Redeeming the Grind and the Glory of Your Job. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes of...

Duration:00:41:40

Why Apologetics Is Easier Than You Think (Neil Shenvi)

7/4/2022
In today's episode, Neil Shenvi talks about why we must not stop advocating for the truthfulness of Christianity—even in our post-truth age. Neil is the author of Why Believe?: A Reasoned Approach to Christianity. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes of...

Duration:00:46:30

10 Things You Should Know about Abortion (Scott Klusendorf)

6/29/2022
Today, we're pleased to share with you an audio essay written and read by Scott Klusendorf entitled "10 Things You Should Know about Abortion." Scott is the author of The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes of Revelation!

Duration:00:09:23

Are You Ashamed of Yourself? Jesus Isn't (Erik Raymond)

6/27/2022
In today's episode, Erik Raymond talks about why nothing in our lives is a surprise to our Savior. Erik is the author of He Is Not Ashamed: The Staggering Love of Christ for His People. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes of Revelation!

Duration:00:36:06

Roe v. Wade Has Been Overturned. Now What? (Scott Klusendorf)

6/25/2022
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States released their ruling on the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, effectively overturning long standing precedent set by the landmark Roe v. Wade decision of 1973. This decision is widely viewed as an unprecedented legal victory for the pro-life movement—and one that will have major legal, political, and personal consequences for Americans for years to come. In today's episode, Scott Klusendorf talks about what this decision...

Duration:00:43:06

The NT Authors Quoted the OT Way More Than We Do (Greg Lanier)

6/20/2022
In today's episode, Greg Lanier talks about the many ways that the Old Testament stands as an indispensable foundation for the New. Greg is the author of Old Made New: A Guide to the New Testament Use of the Old Testament. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes of...

Duration:00:38:50

Full Audiobook: 'Why Should We Love the Local Church?' by Dustin Benge

6/15/2022
In Why Should We Love the Local Church?, Dustin Benge—an associate professor of biblical spirituality and historical theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary—urges Christians to embrace the church—the holy assembly of God’s redeemed people—exploring the many things that make the church "lovely" in God's sight, despite its shortcomings. Today we’re pleased to share the full audio recording of Why Should We Love the Local Church? by Dustin Benge, which is part of Crossway's Union...

Duration:01:46:36

Don't Despair, Jesus Can Rewrite Your Story (David Murray)

6/13/2022
In today's episode, David Murray talks about why there’s more to our stories than what we can do or have done, and how, in Christ, our stories can become part of God’s story—a story full of hope, and beauty, and grace. David is the author of The StoryChanger: How God Rewrites Our Story by Inviting Us into His. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin...

Duration:00:43:24

Positive Thinking ≠ Lasting Encouragement (Lindsey Carlson)

6/6/2022
In today's episode, Lindsey Carlson talks about the discouragement we all face and where to turn for true encouragement that won’t let us down. Lindsey is the author of A Better Encouragement: Trading Self-Help for True Hope. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes...

Duration:00:37:06

Why Is Our Culture So Obsessed With Identity? (Brian Rosner)

5/30/2022
In today's episode, Brian Rosner talks about how our cultural obsession with identity impacts us as Christians and how we should think about that through the lens of the Bible. Brian is the author of How to Find Yourself: Why Looking Inward Is Not the Answer. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Click here to subscribe to a new podcast by Nancy Guthrie exploring the themes of Revelation! Complete...

Duration:00:37:35

Does Your Heart Ache for More? (Amy DiMarcangelo)

5/23/2022
In today's episode, Amy DiMarcangelo talks about how our many longings point us to Christ—the only person who understands our every need and offers us eternal joy in himself. Amy is the author of A Hunger for More: Finding Satisfaction in Jesus When the Good Life Doesn't Fill You. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click here to subscribe...

Duration:00:42:29

Struggling To Pray? Start Here. (Kevin DeYoung)

5/16/2022
In today's episode, Kevin DeYoung talks about our common struggle to pray, and how the Lord's Prayer - the prayer that Jesus offered as a model for our pray - can help us to pray to God day in and day out. Kevin is the author of The Lord's Prayer: Learning from Jesus on What, Why, and How to Pray Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the word about the show! Complete this survey for a free audiobook by Kevin DeYoung! Click...

Duration:00:30:32