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Join Jonathan Youssef for a candid look at the Christian faith. Each week, Jonathan will tackle tough issues, answer the hard questions, and will host thought-provoking conversations with respected Christian leaders. Topics include theology, Biblical parenting, healthy sexuality, world religions, engaging a post truth world, and so much more.

Join Jonathan Youssef for a candid look at the Christian faith. Each week, Jonathan will tackle tough issues, answer the hard questions, and will host thought-provoking conversations with respected Christian leaders. Topics include theology, Biblical parenting, healthy sexuality, world religions, engaging a post truth world, and so much more.
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Join Jonathan Youssef for a candid look at the Christian faith. Each week, Jonathan will tackle tough issues, answer the hard questions, and will host thought-provoking conversations with respected Christian leaders. Topics include theology, Biblical parenting, healthy sexuality, world religions, engaging a post truth world, and so much more.

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Episodes

Episode 16: A Personal Look at Suicide

12/10/2019
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Jonathan Youssef welcomes friend and former colleague, Laura, to Candid to share her personal experience of losing her mother to suicide. She tells her story to help people understand the reality of suicide, the impact of suicide on those left behind, and to provide words of love and hope to those who are struggling with suicidal thoughts. Jonathan also talks with seasoned counselor, Rand Eberhard, who has walked with countless people through their struggles with addiction and suicidal...

Duration:00:28:39

Episode 15: Dr. Bill Davis: Let's Talk About Suicide

12/3/2019
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Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for 10 to 34-year-olds and the rate of suicide in the United States has increased 33% from 2000 to 2017. It's time for Christians to talk about suicide. Join Jonathan Youssef and Dr. Bill Davis for a candid conversation about the root of suicide, the church's historical and modern response to suicide, as well as the impact of the Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why on young people considering suicide. Dr. Bill Davis is a professor of philosophy at...

Duration:00:38:55

Episode 14: John Dickson: Always Be Prepared to Give an Answer

11/26/2019
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Dr. John Dickson thinks, writes, and speaks. Starting out as a singer-songwriter, he now works as an author, academic, and media presenter. In 2007 he co-founded (with Dr Greg Clarke) the Centre for Public Christianity, and has published 18 books and three TV documentaries. He teaches ‘Historical Jesus’ at the University of Sydney, and is a Visiting Academic (2017-2020) in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. In 2019 he was appointed Distinguished Fellow and Senior Lecturer...

Duration:00:30:13

Episode 13: Dee Barnes: Redeemed Sexuality

11/19/2019
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Dee Barnes is the founder of His Wonderful Works, a ministry dedicated to bringing hope, healing, and freedom to the Body of Christ in the areas of family relationships and sexuality. His Wonderful Works comes alongside individuals, ministries, and churches to provide insightful Biblical teaching, testimonies, lay counseling, healing prayer, and trusted resources.

Duration:00:47:36

Episode 12: Can a Christian Date a Non-Christian?

11/12/2019
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Dating can be difficult and can lead to so many questions. One question Jonathan Youssef often receives from his young adult group is, "Can I, as a Christian, date a non-Christian?" Recognizing the struggle behind this question, Jonathan's answer provides Biblical wisdom and insight that will help believers understand what is most important in their dating relationships and, ultimately, their marriage.

Duration:00:22:49

Episode 11: Anne Graham Lotz

11/5/2019
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Called the best preacher in the family by her father, the late Billy Graham, Anne speaks with wisdom and authority from years spent studying God’s Word. Her aim is clear and evident in both her life and this conversation: to call people into a personal relationship with God through His word.

Duration:00:32:18

Episode 10: Why You Can Trust the Bible

10/29/2019
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Can you trust the Bible? It is an important question to answer when considering the Christian faith. Is there evidence to support the validity of Scripture or does it need to be accepted on blind faith? In this episode of Candid, Jonathan Youssef shares practical evidence for the validity of Scripture and he also unpacks the reason why so many choose to deny its Truth. Listen and learn why you can trust that the Bible is indeed God’s Word—and find renewed confidence and excitement to seek...

Duration:00:13:11

Episode 9: David Jensen - Keys to Sharing Christ in Any Culture

10/22/2019
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Dave Jensen grew up in a Christian home but he didn't follow Christ. As a young man, he went down every dead end road available in an attempt to find meaning and satisfaction in life. By 28 years old, he had pursued every road and found the end of all of them to be horrific. He was in great despair until someone explained who Jesus was and what Jesus did. Although he had heard it many times before, Dave says, "In that moment, God revealed to me that Jesus Christ died for sinners, of which I...

Duration:00:33:31

Episode 8: A Dramatic Journey from Islam to Christianity, Part 2

10/15/2019
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Ash grew up in a loving Islamic family. He was chosen to be the future leader of his tribe of over 800 family members. He was mentored by his grandfather for years. But everything changed when Ash began to question his faith and his future. Join Jonathan Youssef on a dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity as he welcomes Ash, a former Muslim and one of Leading The Way's follow up coordinators, to the Candid podcast. In Part 1 of this two-part interview, you will learn why Ash began...

Duration:00:29:04

Episode 7: A Dramatic Journey from Islam to Christianity, Part 1

10/8/2019
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Ash grew up in a loving Islamic family. He was chosen to be the future leader of his tribe of over 800 family members. He was mentored by his grandfather for years. But everything changed when Ash began to question his faith and his future. Join Jonathan Youssef on a dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity as he welcomes Ash, a former Muslim and one of Leading The Way's follow up coordinators, to the Candid podcast. In Part 1 of this two part interview, you will learn why Ash began...

Duration:00:23:49

Episode 6: Jane Robelot: Truth vs. Fake News

10/1/2019
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The pursuit of Truth and uncompromising integrity are the foundation of good journalism. Why, then, are Christians hesitant to pursue a career in mainstream media? Join Jonathan Youssef as he welcomes Jane Robelot to Candid to discuss how her Christian faith intersects with her successful career in broadcast journalism. Jane is an award-winning journalist and local news anchor, former CBS morning show co-anchor, and cohost of Leading The Way’s daily radio program and television...

Duration:00:32:51

Episode 5: Where is Your Focus?

9/24/2019
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It's easy to lose focus on what’s important when you are constantly surrounded by messages that distract you from the best God has for you. The lens you look through can shift your focus and, ultimately, lead to a distorted perspective in life. In this episode of Candid Conversations, Jonathan Youssef encourages you to reflect on what has captured your attention lately and shares how to refocus on the right things. GET YOUR FREE DOWNLOAD: TRUTH TIPS

Duration:00:12:58

Episode 4: Doubt is a Useful Tool

9/17/2019
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Can a Christian walk away from the faith? What about a Christian leader? Two influential Christian leaders have recently considered leaving the faith. How do we remain steadfast in the face of doubt? GET YOUR FREE DOWNLOAD: TRUTH TIPS

Duration:00:10:42

Episode 3: Michael Youssef, Part 2: How to Develop Discernment

9/10/2019
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Dr. Michael Youssef joins Jonathan on the Candid podcast to encourage listeners to stay rooted in the Word of God and community, both keys to a fulfilling and fruitful relationship with Christ. In part two of this two-part interview, Dr. Youssef shares the importance of praying for wisdom and offers tangible ways to develop discernment. GET YOUR FREE DOWNLOAD: FOUR REASONS YOU CAN TRUST THE BIBLE

Duration:00:17:00

Episode 2: Michael Youssef, Part 1 – Questions, Doubts, and the Gospel of Grace

8/27/2019
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Dr. Michael Youssef joins Jonathan on the Candid podcast to encourage listeners to stay rooted in the Word of God and community, both keys to a fulfilling and fruitful relationship with Christ. In part one of this two-part interview, he shares what he learned from his mentor as a young man and why Christians should be unafraid to ask and pursue answers to hard questions. GET YOUR FREE DOWNLOAD: FOUR REASONS YOU CAN TRUST THE BIBLE

Duration:00:18:38

Episode 1: Get to Know Jonathan

8/20/2019
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Join host Jonathan Youssef as he walks you through his personal background and shares his passion and purpose for Candid Conversations. Jonathan is the youngest son of Dr. Michael Youssef and currently serves as the Director of 20s and 30s ministry at The Church of The Apostles in Atlanta, Georgia. Jonathan and his wife, Lindsey, have spent the last few years in Sydney, Australia, ministering to young adults. Jonathan’s experience ministering to young adults in Australia, a post-Christian...

Duration:00:08:45