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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

How Ancient Liturgy Can Renew Your Walk With Jesus Today (Jonathan Gibson)

12/6/2021
In today's episode, Jonathan Gibsons talks about why liturgy—something he argues that we all already have, even if we don’t know it—can be such a powerful force for good in the life of the Christian when rightly understood and practiced. Jonathan is the author of Be Thou My Vision: A Liturgy for Daily Worship. 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! Sign up for our mailing list here.

Duration:00:41:17

Q&A: A Bible Scholar Answers Your Questions about the Book of Revelation (Tom Schreiner)

11/29/2021
A few weeks ago, we asked readers to submit their questions about the book of Revelation and surrounding topics for New Testament scholar Tom Schreiner. Many of you sent questions from around the world, with questions such as how we should read and interpret the book in the 21st century, whether the COVID vaccine is the mark of the beast, and how much should we care about the specific images presented in the book. Tom Schreiner is the author of The Joy of Hearing: A Theology of the Book of...

Duration:00:39:36

How to Find a New Church (Mickey Klink)

11/22/2021
In today's episode, Mickey Klink talks about what you should look for in a new church, what factors (the preaching, the music, and the theology of the church) should impact your decision, and what warning signs to be on the lookout for in your search. Mickey is the author of The Local Church: What It Is and Why It Matters for Every Christian. 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! Sign up for our...

Duration:00:39:13

What You Believe About God's Sovereignty Matters for Real Life (Paul Tripp)

11/15/2021
In today's episode, Paul Tripp discusses the doctrine of the sovereignty of God, what the Bible actually teaches about the extent of God’s sovereignty, the purpose of evil and suffering, and the idea of free will. Paul is the author of Do You Believe?: 12 Historic Doctrines to Change Your Everyday Life. 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! Sign up for our mailing list here.

Duration:00:42:10

Sourdough Starters, Daily Bread, and The Goodness of Jesus (Abigail Dodds)

11/8/2021
In today's episode, Abigail Dodds talks about what something as simple as the mixture of flour, water, and yeast can teach us about God, the Bible, and what it really means to be satisfied by our Savior. Abigail is the author of Bread of Life: Savoring the All-Satisfying Goodness of Jesus through the Art of Bread Making. 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! Sign up for our mailing list here.

Duration:00:42:05

How Can We Show God's Heart for the Widow? (Brian Croft)

11/1/2021
In today's episode, Brian Croft discusses one area of church ministry that still remains largely in the shadows and too often neglected: the care of widows. Brian is the co-author of Caring for Widows: Ministering God's Grace. 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! Sign up for our mailing list here.

Duration:00:33:15

How to Translate the New Testament (Peter Williams)

10/25/2021
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. Peter Williams on translating the New Testament, the differences between modern English and biblical Greek, the trickiest books in the NT to translate, and...

Duration:00:36:46

How to Translate the Old Testament (Jack Collins)

10/20/2021
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. Jack Collins on translating the Old Testament, why all Bible translation entails trade-offs, what it means to read (and translate) the Bible literally, and a...

Duration:00:56:35

How Do I Discipline My Kids Without Shaming Them? (Heather Nelson)

10/18/2021
In today's episode, Heather Nelson—a writer, a counselor, and a mom—talks about what it looks like to pursue shame-free parenting so that we might have joy-filled homes. Heather is the author of Unashamed: Healing Our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame. 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! Sign up for our mailing list here.

Duration:00:39:03

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