Are you looking for amazing podcasts this holiday season — shows that give you joy and hope and get you thinking about what matters most? If so, The Edifi Podcast Network has you covered. Here's a quick guide to some recent episodes you won't want to miss on the Edifi app:
Charlotte Pence Bond, author and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence, recently sat down with psychiatrist Dr. Curt Thompson to break down interpersonal neurobiology, shame and turning it all to Christ. Thompson, who offers "a Christian view of what it means to be human," will leave you thinking deeper about life, faith and the science behind it all. Listen to the conversation on Bond's "Doubting It" podcast.
And it doesn’t end there! Are you a Skillet fan? Frontman John Cooper is known for his music, but get ready to hear him like you never have before on "Edifi With Billy Hallowell." Cooper is taking on post-modernism, relativism, and cultural chaos in his book, "Awake & Alive to Truth." He's standing up for truth with some fascinating takes on our truly troubled times. Hear it here!
Meanwhile, Dr. Derwin Gray explores the powerful issue of healing on his "Marinate on That" podcast, sharing what he has learned from recent guests who have shared their stories of healing. He offers his own words of wisdom to help others on their journey. Listen here!
Plus, "The Pure Flix Podcast" dives into some great Christian entertainment. On one of the latest episodes, meet Vincent "Rocco" Vargas, an Army veteran and Homeland Security alum who left it all behind to become an actor. Listen to Vincent share his incredible and powerful faith story, revealing the ups, downs and everything in between.
And finally: Dr. Angela E. Lanfranchi joins Abby Johnson on the "Politely Rude" podcast to break down the truth behind birth control. The two have a fascinating discussion about the ins and outs of popular methods for trying to reduce the chances of pregnancy, and the risks and considerations that are often overlooked. Listen to "Politely Rude!"
And these episodes only scratch the surface. Scroll down for more powerful content you can listen to this holiday season:
“Politely Rude With Abby Johnson”: Parenting, life, politics and navigating the daily chaos. "Politely Rude With Abby Johnson" — hosted by pro-life advocate Abby Johnson — offers a powerful exploration of the issues you care about. Dive in today to hear one of the pro-life movement’s biggest and most powerful voices break down the issues of the day. Listen to “Politely Rude With Abby Johnson” on the Edifi Podcast Network!
“Idleman Unplugged”: Shane Idleman is the Pastor at Westside Christian Fellowship. In this podcast hear Pastor Shane as he goes through ministry and serving the church in a personable way, and delivers a dose of truth each week. Listen to “Idleman Unplugged” on the Edifi Podcast Network.
“Doubting It With Charlotte Pence Bond”: “Doubting It" explores the powerful issues of faith, culture and doubt. Hosted by Charlotte Pence Bond — author and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence — this show explores some of the most essential questions about our faith journeys. Through powerful interviews with transformational guests, Charlotte gets us thinking deeper about the power of asking questions — and how seeking truth can strengthen our faith in God and deepen our relationship with Him. Listen to episodes of “Doubting It” on Edifi today.
“Edifi With Billy Hallowell”: Faith. Culture. Hope. Life. Longtime journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell has covered thousands of the biggest faith and culture stories. Now, he's diving into weekly headlines, sitting down with celebrities, authors, pastors, and influencers, and exploring how to enrich and "edifi" our lives. Listen to “Edifi With Billy Hallowell” on Edifi.
“The Church Boys”: Just some silly guys talking about faith, family, culture, and other shinola. Hosts Chris Field, Lucas Miles and Billy Hallowell get some good laughs while tackling some of the more serious issues of the day. Take a listen. You'll laugh. You'll scream. You'll come back. Listen to “The Church Boys” on Edifi!
“The Line of Fire: The Ask Dr. Brown Series”: Celebrated apologist, radio host, and author Dr. Michael Brown breaks down some of the most pressing questions about faith, the Bible, and culture. Journey with Dr. Brown as he systematically and beautifully explains complex topics, tackles today’s controversies, and answers your most difficult questions. Each episode of "The Line of Fire: Listen to “The Line of Fire: The Ask Dr. Brown Series” on the Edifi Podcast Network.
“Prophecy Pros”: Two experts. One topic. No Confusion. Show hosts, Jeff Kinley and Todd Hampson, are on a mission to reach the next generation with the inspiring, hopeful message found in Bible prophecy. Jeff empowers people with God’s “Vintage Truth.” He is the author of more than 30 books and speaks all across America, motivating Christians to live for Christ and to prepare for His soon coming. Todd is a best-selling author, speaker, illustrator, and animation producer with a burden to reach the next generation with the Gospel through the convincing proofs of Bible prophecy and apologetics. Listen to “Prophecy Pros” on Edifi today!
“Marinate on That”: Dr. Derwin Gray is the lead pastor of Transformation Church a multiethnic, multi-generational, mission-shaped community near Charlotte, NC. “Marinate On That” is where Dr. Gray will discuss theology, discipleship, leadership, marriage, and the multiethnic church. Start listening to “Marinate on That” right now on the Edifi Podcast Network.
“Raising Christian Kids”: Raising Christian Kids podcast is for parents, grandparents, teachers, ministry leaders, and all who are raising the next generation to have a strong foundation in Jesus. Lee Ann Mancini's episodes will educate and empower you to be the best spiritual leader for your child. Listen to “Raising Christian Kids” on Edifi!
“Vintage Truth”: The “Vintage Truth Podcast” is the audio broadcast ministry of best-selling author and Bible teacher Jeff Kinley. From the end times to other areas of biblical theology, Kinley dives deep into theological issues of importance. Listen to “Vintage Truth” today on Edifi.
“The Pure Flix Podcast”: "The Pure Flix Podcast" is a weekly show hosted by journalist and author Billy Hallowell that offers interviews with your favorite pastors and celebrities, insight, inspiration — and a preview of what's to come in faith and family friendly entertainment. Listen to “The Pure Flix Podcast” on Edifi!
“The Lucas Miles Show”: The Lucas Miles Show hosts an eclectic list of top national guests. The show features deep diving long form interviews to help Lucas and his audience get to know his guests in new and exciting ways. Lucas brings his background as filmmaker, pastor, author, entrepreneur, and lay theologian, to entertain, inform, and explore Christian news, current events, film, leadership, theology, and literature - all to encourage his audience and uplift Jesus! Listen to “The Lucas Miles Show” on Edifi!
“CrossPolitic”: CrossPolitic (Christ over politics) mixes the taboo formula of faith, culture, and politics to bring the clarity of the gospel into muddle America. We are a community of Christians who desire to see the Lordship of Christ in every corner of our culture, reigning over every politician, and changing every individual for our good and His glory. Our hosts are pastors, deacons, and filmmakers, who long to see our fallen and broken nation recognize Jesus as our redeemer. Listen to “CrossPolitic” right now on Edifi.
“The Tina Nzuki Podcast”: “The Tina Nzuki Podcast” revolves around people's raw and vulnerable stories. The show features riveting conversations with people in various spheres of influence — individuals with a profound impact on society. Tina facilitates humorous banter and candid talk about people's journeys. Listen to The Tina Nzuki Podcast if you are seeking purpose-driven conversations that elevate, entertain, enlighten, inspire and inform — a fascinating and fun-filled guide to gain a new perspective on life. Listen to “The Tina Nzuki Podcast” right now on the Edifi Podcast Network.