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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

Why Is Making Decisions So Hard? (Aimee Joseph)

1/24/2022
In today's episode, Aimee Joseph discusses why we struggle to make decisions, where God's will fits in to the topic, and how we can work on our efforts to make God-honoring choices in everyday life. Aimee is the author of Demystifying Decision-Making: A Practical Guide. 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:00:47:26

Hear What God Has Truly Done With Your Sin (Sam Storms)

1/17/2022
In today's episode, Sam Storms talks about how God deals with our sin, once and for all. Sam is the author of A Dozen Things God Did with Your Sin (And Three Things He'll Never Do). 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:00:48:09

How to Endure Inexplicable Suffering (Eric Ortlund)

1/10/2022
In today's episode, Eric Ortlund looks at the example of Job and how, as Christians, we should respond when we face a Job-like ordeal—suffering that is so painful, so inexplicable, so seemingly pointless that we’re tempted to curse God. Eric is the author of Suffering Wisely and Well: The Grief of Job and the Grace of God. 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:00:45:44

Full Audiobook: 'How Can I Get More Out of My Bible Reading' by Jeremy Kimble

1/5/2022
Reading the Bible is essential to the Christian faith, but many of us struggle to study it faithfully. In How Can I Get More Out of My Bible Reading?, Jeremy Kimble explains how the church acts as God’s school, helping us read and follow Scripture through teaching, fellowship, and discipleship. He also offers advice to improve our own Scripture reading, helping us understand the big picture, ask good questions, and apply what we learn. We hope you enjoy this full audiobook to help start the...

Duration:00:43:23

What Really Happened at Pentecost? (Patrick Schreiner)

1/3/2022
In today's episode, Patrick Schreiner discusses the story of Pentecost—a fascinating—but also somewhat confusing—account of the sending of the Holy Spirit to indwell God’s people in a new and powerful way. Patrick is the author of The Mission of the Triune God: A Theology of Acts. 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:00:37:53

A Realistic Approach to New Year's Resolutions (David Murray)

12/27/2021
In today's episode, David Murray discusses what Christians should think about the value of resolutions and what it should look like to work hard to establish good habits while also relying on God’s grace and power. David is the author of Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture. 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:00:51:39

Teaching Your Kids the Real Meaning of Christmas (William Smith)

12/20/2021
In today's episode, William Smith offers parents simple advice for viewing the holiday season as a special opportunity to point our kids’ hearts to their Savior. William is the author of Parenting with Words of Grace: Building Relationships with Your Children One Conversation at a Time. 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:00:37:19

Preview: A Special Excerpt from 'R. C. Sproul' by Stephen Nichols

12/14/2021
In honor of the anniversary of R. C. Sproul's passing on this day in 2017, Crossway is pleased to share a special one-hour excerpt from 'R. C. Sproul: A Life' by Stephen J. Nichols, focusing on the final days of Sproul's life and the lasting legacy of his ministry. Click here for an article from Crossway featuring responses of thankfulness for R. C.'s life.

Duration:01:07:41

An Overlooked Problem of Atheism (Mitch Stokes)

12/13/2021
In today's episode, Mitch Stokes talks about the many problems with an atheistic worldview—including logical holes that skeptics often prefer to ignore. Mitch is the author of How to Be an Atheist: Why Many Skeptics Aren't Skeptical Enough 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:00:47:43

Preview: 'Be Thou My Vision' by Jonathan Gibson

12/8/2021
Today's episode is a special audio preview of Jonathan Gibson's new book, Be Thou My Vision: A Liturgy for Daily Worship. Gibson has created a 31-day guide designed to provide structure for our daily worship, both as individuals and families. Each daily reading includes a call to worship, adoration, confession, assurance, excerpts from creeds and catechisms, a Bible reading, and more. Requiring just 15 to 20 minutes a day, this beautifully produced liturgical guide will help you focus your...

Duration:00:18:07

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