Rank #1: #54 - The Transgender Debate
We’re joined by author Andrew Walker to discuss what the Bible says about gender identity and how to faithfully enter into the transgender debate.
Rank #2: #52 - Home School, Private School or Public School?
Education tends to be a divisive issue, but we share ways that Christians can be faithful whether they choose home, private or public education.
Rank #3: #93 - The Evil Empire of Pornography
On episode 93, the Adams are joined by Aszia Pearson of Pure Hope Ministries to discuss pornography and the sexual brokenness involved. What can the Church do to be a light in the darkness on this issue?
Rank #4: #68 - Juneteenth and Systemic Racism
In light of Juneteenth, we discuss systemic racism and why the Church today should care. We’re also joined by Charlie Dates, senior pastor of Progressive Baptist Church in Chicago.
Rank #5: #92 - Is Christian Music Lame?
The crew is joined by Isaac Wimberley (Wimberley) and Daniel Clay (South of Royal) to talk about Christian music.
Rank #6: #65 - The Dehumanizing Effects of Technology With Andy Crouch
Andy Crouch, author of The Tech-Wise Family, joins us to talk about how technology, masked as autonomy, is dehumanizing us and why it’s proper place is critical for our flourishing in the imago dei.
Rank #7: #81 - The Discipleship of Disney
This episode explores the magical world of Disney—the good, the bad and why this even matters for Christians.
Rank #8: #79 - A Woke Church?
This episode takes a deep dive into the topic of race. We talk with Eric Mason about his new book, Woke Church, and Amy Julia Becker about her new book, White Picket Fences.
Rank #9: #83 - Theology of Culture: Creation (Part 1)
This episode kicks off an ongoing series that will come and go throughout the year and will focus on a theology of culture. Episode 83 looks specifically at creation.
Rank #10: #69 - Neighboring with Mr. Rogers
We discuss the life and legacy of Fred Rogers with Morgan Neville, the director of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor, as well as what we can learn from Mr. Rogers’ hospitality both on and off the screen.
Rank #11: #78 - Immigration, Social Media Mobs and Toxic Masculinity
The first episode of 2019 talks about current cultural topics, from immigration and the government shutdown to social media mobs to the Gillette ad and “toxic masculinity.”
Rank #12: #76 - To Online Date or Not to Online Date
The world of online dating can be complicated to navigate—especially as a Christian. So should we even do it? And if so, how do we rightly use these apps and sites?
Rank #13: #67 - Our Culture Right Now
We break from our scheduled guests to discuss three major topics affecting our culture right now—the legalization of gambling, abuse and the SBC, and Childish Gambino’s “This is America” music video.
Rank #14: #86 - The Gift and Witness of Marriage
This episode does a deep dive into the topic of marriage—particularly, Christian marriage and how it is both a gift and witness to the world. Adam Griffin and Adam Hawkins are joined by author, speaker and life coach BJ Thompson, as well as Ryan and Selena Frederick who run Fierce Marriage—a ministry aiming to help couples build Christ-centered marriages.
Rank #15: #89 - Sam Allberry on Myths about Singleness
On this episode, David Roark and special guest Ryane Williamson chat with Sam Allberry about his book 7 Myths about Singleness.
Rank #16: #66 - Christians Can Laugh?
What is satire and does it have a role in the Christian life? Kyle Mann, editor-in-chief for the Babylon Bee, joins us to talk about how our faith influences how we interact with comedy. We also discuss how far is too far when it comes to crassness and profanity labeled as comedy.
Rank #17: #94 - Human Dignity and the Unborn
Elizabeth Woodson and Rachael Rosser join the crew this week to talk about one of the most prevalent issues in our culture today—abortion. Episode 94 is a hard look at current political conversations and how Christians can take a stand for human dignity and the unborn.
Rank #18: #77 - Truth, Goodness and Beauty in 2018
We round out the year by talking about the best pop culture of 2018. The crew shares their favorite TV shows, movies, music and more.
Rank #19: #85 - The Opioid Crisis
This episode looks at the topic of addiction through the lens of the current opioid crisis affecting our culture today.
Rank #20: #62 - Finding Courage in a World of Fear
On this episode, we’re joined by Matt Chandler and David Roark to discuss their new book, Take Heart: Christian courage in the age unbelief, and how Christians can live in hope and courage in an increasingly hostile world.