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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 Making of the ESV Study Bible (Justin Taylor)

10/13/2021
This month, we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the English Standard Version—first published by Crossway in 2001. To help mark this milestone, this month we're releasing a number of fascinating interviews focused on the ESV and Bible translation. Today's episode is a conversation with Justin Taylor—Crossway’s Book Publisher and project manager for the ESV Study Bible when it was being created—on how he first got connected to Crossway, what his day to day work on the project looked like...

Duration:00:55:25

Mind Your Own Conscience and Love Your Neighbor (J. D. Crowley and Andy Naselli)

10/11/2021
In today's episode, J. D. Crowley and Andy Naselli discuss the conscience, whether we should always obey our conscience, what to do when our conscience disagrees with another Christian’s, and how the conscience relates to objective right and wrong. J.D. and Andy are the co-authors of Conscience: What It Is, How to Train It, and Loving Those Who Differ. 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!

Duration:00:47:37

Q&A: A Bible Translator Answers Your Questions about the ESV

10/6/2021
This month, we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the English Standard Version—first published by Crossway in 2001. To help mark this milestone, this month we’re releasing a number of fascinating interviews focused on the ESV and Bible translation. Today's episode is a conversation with ESV Translation Oversight Committee member Dr. Paul House, where Paul answers questions listeners submitted about the ESV—questions related to how translators work, the translation philosophy of the ESV,...

Duration:01:14:40

How to Have Hard Conversations with Those You Love (Cheryl Marshall and Caroline Newheiser)

10/4/2021
In our interview today, Cheryl Marshall and Caroline Newheiser, two counselors with years of experience, discuss how to have hard conversations with others that put the focus on what God has said, not their own opinions. Cheryl and Caroline are the authors of When Words Matter Most: Speaking Truth with Grace to Those You Love. 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!

Duration:00:45:26

Full Audiobook: 'The Expulsive Power of a New Affection' by Thomas Chalmers

9/29/2021
In 'The Expulsive Power of a New Affection' Thomas Chalmers inspires his readers to remove the tangles of sin through the expulsive power of a new affection—desiring God. As a result of the fall, human feelings of love are often misplaced on the creation rather than the Creator. This work of the faith reorients our affections toward him. We hope you enjoy this full audiobook of a timeless classic, right here on The Crossway Podcast.

Duration:00:47:16

Q&A: Ray Ortlund Answers Your Questions about Porn and Pastoral Ministry

9/27/2021
A couple months ago, we asked listeners to submit their questions for pastor Ray Ortlund related to the difficult topic of porn and pastoral ministry. Many of you sent in questions for Ray from around the world—questions about how pastors can cultivate churches where honesty and repentance thrive; how to counsel men (and their wives) when their use of porn comes to light; and advice for the pastor who is currently struggling with porn himself. Ray is the author of The Death of Porn: Men of...

Duration:00:28:57

Becoming Better or Going Deeper? How Real Change Happens (Dane Ortlund)

9/20/2021
In this episode, Dane Ortlund discusses why we, as children of God, can remain hopeful—even when our journey toward Christlikeness is painfully slow, and encourages us to wake up every morning confident in God’s love and grace. Dane Ortlund is the author of Deeper: Real Change for Real Sinners. 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!

Duration:00:40:40

Preview - 'The Death of Porn' by Ray Ortlund

9/15/2021
In this special preview episode of Ray Ortlund's new book, The Death of Porn: Men of Integrity Building a World of Nobility, Ortlund assures readers that God loves them the most tenderly in their moments of deepest shame through Scripture and personal stories structured around a series of letters as from a father to his son, with the goal of giving hope to men who have been misled by porn into devaluing themselves and others. This special episode includes the introduction and first chapter.

Duration:00:47:16

The Fight Against Porn Is a Fight For Justice (Ray Ortlund)

9/13/2021
In this episode, Ray Ortlund talks about how the truth that we are royalty—created in God’s image for a great and noble purpose—has the power to free us from the dehumanizing lies of the porn industry. Ray Ortlund is the author of The Death of Porn: Men of Integrity Building a World of Nobility. 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!

Duration:00:41:48

Was Jesus a Pacifist? (Tom Schreiner)

9/6/2021
In this episode, Tom Schreiner discusses whether or not Jesus taught a form of pacifism, and how we should square Jesus’s command to love our enemies with the way that God’s people were commanded to conquer (and even devote to destruction) their enemies in the Old Testament. Tom Schreiner is a contributor to the ESV Expository Commentary: Hebrews–Revelation. 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!

Duration:00:46:15

Coming Soon: In the Lord I Take Refuge with Dane Ortlund

9/2/2021
Crossway is pleased to announce the launch of our newest podcast: In the Lord I Take Refuge with Dane Ortlund. Join Dane—a pastor and best-selling author—Monday through Friday each week on a journey through all 150 psalms in the Bible. Subscribe today: Apple Podcasts Spotify RSS You can see a full listing of all of our podcasts at crossway.org/podcasts.

Duration:00:03:50

A Better Way to Talk about the "Call to Ministry" (Bobby Jamieson)

8/30/2021
In this episode, Bobby Jamieson talks about his own path to church leadership, what role seminary played, and as well as what advice he'd give to those aspiring to be pastors. Bobby Jamieson is the author of The Path to Being a Pastor: A Guide for the Aspiring. 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!

Duration:00:34:13

Real Faithfulness Is the Kind No One Sees (Glenna Marshall)

8/23/2021
In this episode, Glenna Marshall talks about the life-changing practice of Scripture memory, the oft-given advice to give ourselves grace, and the importance of being transparent with other Christians when perseverance in the Christian life isn't easy. Glenna Marshall is the author of Everyday Faithfulness: The Beauty of Ordinary Perseverance in a Demanding World. 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!

Duration:00:41:06

What Keeps You From Going to Church? (Jonathan Leeman)

8/16/2021
In this episode, Jonathan Leeman discusses the vital importance of in-person church fellowship, how we can and should prioritize involvement with the people of God in a local church—especially after a year like 2020—and shares some encouragement for pastors on the heels of a taxing season. Jonathan Leeman is the co-author of Rediscover Church: Why the Body of Christ Is Essential. Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed this episode be sure to leave us a review, which helps us spread the...

Duration:00:41:22

Knowing Your Heart and When (Not) to Follow It (Craig Troxel)

8/9/2021
In this episode, Craig Troxel talks about the difference between a Christian and secular understanding of the heart, the heart's spiritual functions and how we can think about them in terms of our minds, desires, and will. Craig Troxel is the author of With All Your Heart: Orienting Your Mind, Desires, and Will toward Christ 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!

Duration:00:48:40

Preview: 'What God Has to Say about Our Bodies' by Sam Allberry

8/4/2021
In this special preview episode of Sam Allberry's new book, 'What God Has to Say about Our Bodies: How the Gospel Is Good News for Our Physical Selves', Sam explains that all of us are fearfully and wonderfully made, and should regard our physicality as a gift. He offers biblical guidance for living, including understanding gender, sexuality, and identity; dealing with aging, illness, and death; and considering the physical future hope that we have in Christ. This hour-long episode includes...

Duration:01:03:31

Why Your Physical Body Matters to God (Sam Allberry)

8/2/2021
In this episode, Sam Allberry talks about the eternal significance of our physical bodies, how it relates to our identity, and why our bodies matter here and now, especially in relation to the brokenness that we all feel because of sin. Sam Allberry is the author of What God Has to Say about Our Bodies: How the Gospel Is Good News for Our Physical Selves. 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!

Duration:00:37:30

Reading the Psalms with Jesus In View (Dane Ortlund)

7/26/2021
In this episode, Dane Ortlund discusses how the psalms uniquely invite us into prayer and devotion, how they reflect the greatness of God, and how He cares for His people. Dane Ortlund is the author of In the Lord I Take Refuge: 150 Daily Devotions through the Psalms. 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!

Duration:00:34:41

What Pastors Can Learn from Richard Baxter (Tim Cooper)

7/19/2021
In this episode, Tim Cooper discusses the importance of Richard Baxter, a Puritan responsible for many key (if not misunderstood or difficult to read) treatise on church doctrine and the role of ministry. Cooper dives into Baxter's controversial views on faith, justification, and sanctification, his faithfulness in ministry, and what modern pastors can learn from his example. Tim Cooper is the author of a new adaptation of Richard Baxter's The Reformed Pastor: Updated and Abridged Read the...

Duration:00:36:52

A Controversy About the Nature of Grace and Freedom From the Law (Sinclair Ferguson)

7/12/2021
In this episode, Sinclair Ferguson discusses the relevance of church history and divisive theological positions as we dig into a largely forgotten 18th-century Scottish debate about God’s grace and our works, explaining the roots of legalism and antinomianism, and why all of this matters for modern-day believers. Sinclair Ferguson is the author of The Whole Christ: Legalism, Antinomianism, and Gospel Assurance—Why the Marrow Controversy Still Matters Read the full transcript. If you enjoyed...

Duration:00:48:46