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The RELEVANT Podcast

English, Rock, 1 season, 682 episodes, 5 days, 10 hours, 52 minutes
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Join the team behind RELEVANT Magazine every Tuesday and Friday. Tackling the intersection of faith and culture like no one else — all with a hilarious twist! Sometimes poignant, sometimes random, and sometimes a little bit secular. Each episode includes thought-provoking interviews with leaders, influencers, and artists you don't want to miss.
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Episode 1173: Caleb Hearn

Today we're joined by singer-songwriter Caleb Hearn, who's blown up on TikTok over the last few years and is about to release his highly anticipated debut album! Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz, with an update on the TikTok cult documentary everyone's talking about, to a surprising new study showing that the number of Nones in Gen Z is actually going down, to Pharrell implying his upcoming LEGO biopic might actually be deeper and more faith-focused that you'd expect. And at the end of the show, we have your crazy summer vacation story feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/14/202453 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 1172: Jackie Hill Perry

Today we're joined by author, speaker, poet (and more) Jackie Hill Perry! We talk to her about her new book on Ephesians, how she juggles so many projects and more. Plus, the crew brings the week's Slices — from the latest buzz inside of KTLA, to the end of freebies, to the major shakeup coming to arena tours, to the newest examples of AI getting things very, very wrong. And at the end of the show, we have a new edition of 5 Second Rule!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/11/202453 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 1171: SEU Worship

Today we're joined by SEU Worship, who have an amazing new album releasing today! Plus, Jesse's back from his first real cruise, and boy does he have some thoughts. Also, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz, covering the new Netflix TikTok cult documentary everyone's talking about, the problematic changes coming to the most problematic social media app, and we find out why The Chosen's new season has been delayed so long. And at the end, we have your tipping feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/7/202458 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 1170: Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Today we're joined by film icon Cuba Gooding, Jr., who tells us about a new faith-based movie he has coming out later this summer. Plus, the crew brings the week's Slices —ranging from a regrettable NBA playoffs promotion, to something that texting and driving might say about your brain, to a new way streamers are looking to compensate actors more fairly. And at the end of the show, we have one of Cameron's favorite games yet: "How Well Do You Remember Your Lyrics?" where we test Marty and Derek on how well they know their own songs!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/4/202447 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 1169: WHATUPRG

Today rapper WHATUPRG joins us to talk about what it was like growing up as a first-generation Mexican-American, including what it was like to witness his dad get deported, how his life experiences and faith have shaped his identity as an artist and more. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz — including an update from Russell Brand one month into his newfound faith, a new study that reveals almost half of Gen Z live a double-life online, and a summer music festival with an actually strong artist lineup. And of course, we have your feedback about the craziest pop culture sermon illustrations you've experienced, and the crew may or may not do a deep dive on tipping culture getting out of control. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/31/202459 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 1168: Maverick City Music Co-Founder Jonathan Jay

Today we're joined by Maverick City Music's co-founder to talk about the recent changes with the group, where they are now and where they're going. If you've been impacted by Mav City's music in recent years, you don't want to miss this conversation! Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz — from a German church hosting a Taylor Swift service, to Gen Z making less than millennials, to the dire state of endless shrimp. And at the end, we have your feedback about the embarrassing things your parents still have in their house of you!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/24/202456 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 1167: Ashlee Eiland

Today we're joined by author and speaker Ashlee Eiland, who brings some great insights about how to navigate difficult conversations this year (which it will be full of). Plus, the cast brings the week's Slices — from the streamers basically relaunching cable, to a new study revealing men don't know how to shower, to how we really all really need to pay attention to media literacy. And at the end of the episode, we help out all the recent grads with a special edition of Ask the Cast!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/21/20241 hour, 1 minute, 10 seconds
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Episode 1166: Remembering Tim Keller

One year after his passing, we look back on the legacy of one of our faith heroes, Dr. Tim Keller, by playing an unreleased interview we had with him last year. The topic is forgiveness — from church hurts, to what to do when we've wronged someone else. It's something we all need to hear. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz, covering nobigdyl's Tiny Desk Concert contest honor, to new studies showing a large number of women aren't aspiring to be moms anymore, to a surprising faith conversation between Theo Von and Sketch. And at the end, we have your feedback on weird life hacks you've tried!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/17/202457 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 1165: David Crowder

Today we're joined by David Crowder, who gives us a first look at his new album releasing at the end of the month! Plus, the cast gets into everything from the Kendrick/Drake beef, to some crazy Stephen Baldwin stories, to extensive breakdowns of AI innovations, 3D printing, and an under-discussed aspect of the basketball GOAT debate. We also have the week's Slices, which includes info on how you can be in the next season of 'The Righteous Gemstones.' And at the end, we have a fresh installment of Hot Takes!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/14/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 1164: Jon Foreman

Today we're joined by Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman, who's rolling out a new solo album! Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz — from a very unexpected casting decision around an upcoming young Jesus horror film, to Gen Z's surprising influencer values, to new details on the upcoming 'Office' spin-off. And at the end, we have your feedback about terrible dating app prompts!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/10/202454 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 1163: Dustin Nickerson

Today we're joined by comedian Dustin Nickerson, who just performed at this week's Netflix Is a Joke festival in LA! Plus, the guys bring the week's Slices — ranging from captcha getting more complicated, to Finland using AI to develop the perfect coffee blend, to what happened with one guy's very unusual emotional support animal. At the end of the show, we honor graduates with our new game, Weird Graduation Traditions!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/7/202454 minutes
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Episode 1162: Mat Kearney

Today we're joined by Mat Kearney, who has a fantastic new album releasing today! Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz — covering Russell Brand's baptism news, a new survey that shows Gen Z is actually way happier than people think, and an AI priest that got defrocked almost immediately. Then we have your feedback, and at the end of the show of course we get into Joel Osteen being accidentally dragged into the Drake/Kendrick beef!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/3/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 1161: Gateway Worship

Today we're joined by Gateway Worship! We talk about their new album and their church's unique approach to raising up the next generation of songwriters. Plus, we have the week's Slices — ranging from Aaron Sorkin's potential new Social Network follow-up to the major changes being implemented to address the terrible flying experiences we’ve all had the last few years. And at the end of the show, you do not want to miss our game Unhinged Dating Profiles. It’s really sad and really hilarious all at once!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/30/202455 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 1160: Bethel Music

Today we're joined by Edward Rivera from Bethel Music! They have a new live album out, and you'll hear the heart behind it as well as some of the stand-out tracks. Plus, we have this week's RELEVANT Buzz, ranging from the TikTok ban news to a very surprising thing a Southern megachurch pastor said about Christian nationalism to the Kendrick diss track Drake made using AI (and might get in trouble for doing). At the end of the show, we have your feedback telling us the craziest things you've seen happen in church!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/26/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 1159: Joel Smallbone

Today we're joined by For King and Country's Joel Smallbone, who stars in a new biopic debuting this week, Unsung Hero. We get a behind-the-scenes look at the new project, which was very personal for him. Plus, we have the week's Slices — covering everything from snack bans to Pringles Crocs to WNBA salaries — and at the end of the show don't miss our very timely bracket showdown game, the Road Trip Snack Playoffs (it makes sense, trust us). Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/23/202451 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 1158: Jon Acuff

Today we're joined by author Jon Acuff to talk about ways we can take hold of negative thoughts, which studies show is a huge issue in this generation. Plus, if you're in the mood for some hot Christians and hot takes, this show HAS them. You'll hear some outspoken faith talk from the distractingly good-looking star of 'Reacher,' plus we get into the very strange Mark Driscoll men's conference dust-up from last weekend. Plus, Jesse gives an extremely in-depth update on the lady with the sign outside of his office, at the end we have your feedback and a lot more. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/19/20241 hour, 56 seconds
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Episode 1157: Aaron Cole

Today we're joined by rapper/singer Aaron Cole, who's dropping a major label album next week — and you get the first listen. Plus, while Emily's on vacation the guys predictably go sideways, talking about everything from favorite TV shows to fart walk strategies (sorry) to the benefits of living with your parents forever. At the end of the show, we play a round of Five Second Rule!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/16/202455 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 1156: Dr. Derwin Gray

Today we're joined by pastor, author and former NFL player Dr. Derwin Gray! We talk about the tidal wave of sports betting that's happening right now, and as Christians what we should watch out for. Plus, we have this week's RELEVANT Buzz, covering a surprise show that topped the Netflix charts, two big new album drops that take very different approaches to getting buzz, and an important documentary that just hit YouTube. At the end of the show, don't miss your annoying concert experience feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/12/202452 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 1155: Chris McClarney

Today we're joined by worship leader Chris McClarney! It's a great conversation covering everything from the importance of theological accuracy when writing worship music to how badly the Church needs joy again. Plus, after Jesse gets some Aldi frustration off his chest, the crew brings Slices — from the stress Gen Z is feeling this week about the tax deadline, to some unexpected celebrity pastor kids, to the new show coming from Tim Robinson and Adam McKay. And at the end of the show we have a fresh round of Table Topics!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/9/202458 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 1154: Elevation Rhythm

Today we're joined by innovative worship collective Elevation Rhythm! Plus, while Derek is in LA pitching some new music projects, Marty for some reason lets it leak that he thinks everyone over 40 only listens to the Gaithers (which doesn't go over well), and then Jesse starts advocating for some major changes to the concert-going experience (which does go over well). Plus, Emily brings the week's RELEVANT Buzz, covering the new Mike Todd movie, the Nickelodeon scandal, and some crazy niche Bibles that, yes, are very, very real. And at the end of the show, we have your online outrage feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/5/202458 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 1153: Sarah Juers

Today we're joined by rising indie artist Sarah Juers, who we're big fans of. Plus, it's Jesse's birthday so for Slices we tilt the segment towards topics he's very interested in — his theories on the paranormal phenomena that's been documented in recent years, and of course, how to make the library cool again. At the end of the show, don't miss a special Jesse Edition of Would You Rather!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/2/202457 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 1152: Kim Walker-Smith

Today we're joined by worship leader Kim Walker-Smith, who's back with new music for the first time in a few years (and a LOT has changed for her in the meantime). Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz — ranging from why the Internet is mad at Elevation Church, to the new Tammy Faye musical coming to Broadway, to a guy that's trying to be an unconventional Presidential option this year. And at the end we have your feedback — don't miss Marty's bad celebrity encounter story!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/29/202458 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 1151: nobigdyl.

Today we're joined by indie hip-hop artist nobigdyl., who talks to us about this year's upcoming Holy Smokes Fest (which is quickly turning into the premier spot for underground Christian music). Plus, after regaling us with the plot of both Roundhouse movies in excruciating detail, the cast brings the week's slices — ranging from Gen Z surprisingly bringing the Poke back, to the music that makes you a better and worse driver, and the surprising addition to the upcoming 'Office' spinoff. And at the end, we have a spring edition of Would You Rather!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/26/202453 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 1150: Brandon Lake and Phil Wickham

Today we're joined by two of the biggest worship leaders out there: Brandon Lake and Phil Wickham, as they gear up for their co-headlining summer worship nights tour. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz, which includes a thoughtful conversation about Ye's statements about where his faith now stands, to the New York Times trying to talk about a "new trend" in Christianity (but not understanding the difference between a Christian and a conservative politician), to the new Sufjan Stevens musical heading to Broadway. And at the end of the show, we have your feedback about your worst trip experiences!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/22/202459 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 1149: Tim Tebow

Today we're joined by football great Tim Tebow to talk about finding our purpose and pursuing it wholeheartedly. Plus, Jesse unknowingly shows up on the big screens at Emily's church, the cast brings the week's Slices ranging from the government shutting down the UFO talk to Chick-Fil-A's misguided new menu item. And at the end of the show we work through our March Madness bracket -- just pitting the mascots against each other.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/19/202455 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 1148: Eugene Cho

Today we're joined by Eugene Cho, who talks to us about how our generation can take a different approach to political discourse this year. Plus, Derek's back and joins Cameron, Jesse and Marty as they get talking about this week's SXSW, and their craziest memories from the event. Then Emily brings the week's RELEVANT Buzz, covering the TikTok ban, a new study that reveals how people are actually meeting their partners today, and the surprising number of people who are planning to take off work to watch March Madness. At the end we have your your answers to the question of the week!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/15/202455 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 1147: Chad Veach

Today we're joined by pastor and author Chad Veach to talk about how implementing practical spiritual disciplines into our lives can really help us cut out the distractions and be more open to what God has for us. Plus, well, if we were to list the topics that the guys get into, you wouldn't believe us. Stuff like Steven Seagal's big con, horse sports, the new Tiger Woods of darts, people in Ft. Lauderdale swimming in jeans -- it's like a Mad Lib of divergent topics. You've been warned. And at the end of the show, we have the Ultimate Spring Break Trivia Showdown!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/12/202452 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 1146: Passion

Today we're joined by Passion's Kristian Stanfill to debut their new album recorded at the massive Passion Conference a couple of months ago. Also, the cast somehow gets into whale autopsies, Virginia Beach crime shenanigans, and then we have RELEVANT Buzz covering the unprecedented Liberty University situation, celebs using their platforms for good, and the creepy Willy Wonky movie that's coming. Plus, your feedback at the end (and a lot more callbacks to the VB whale team situation). Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/8/202458 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 1145: Wilderado

Today we're joined by Max Ranier from indie folk band Wilderado. We talk about his faith journey — and of course how it influenced their upcoming sophomore album. But as good as that convo is, if there's one moment that's going to be talked about from this episode, it's this: Church prom. Yes, the cast brings the week's Slices — like the Wendy's backlash, government spying and the Florida Man games — and at the end we have Hot Takes, but all you're going to talk about is Emily's formative memories becoming the queen of church prom. Seriously, this whole episode is about church prom.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/5/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 1144: John Bevere

Today we're joined by author and speaker John Bevere to talk about how making simple changes in our spiritual life can lead to major growth. Plus, the cast brings the week's RELEVANT Buzz, Jesse sees some weird stuff go down outside his window and at the end we have your best prank feedback.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/1/202458 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 1143: I DON'T KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME

Today we're joined by Dallon Weekes from indie rock band I Don’t Know How But They Found Me. Plus, Derek and Marty debut their new single, the cast brings Slices ranging from Gen Z's favorite restaurants (Jesse spends a lot of time advocating for Outback), to a guy who programmed AI to use dating apps for him and it ended up finding him a wife, and more. And at the end we have a new game -- Fact or Fiction News Roundup!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/27/20241 hour, 1 minute, 29 seconds
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Episode 1142: John Mark Comer

Today we're joined by pastor and author John Mark Comer to discuss what becoming a disciple of Jesus really looks like. Plus, the mundane NBA All-Star weekend inspired Jesse to conceive an epic new reality competition show, RELEVANT Buzz highlights the state of faith in entertainment, Cory Asbury's vulnerable confession, and Vampire Weekend's unusual concert plans. Plus at the end we have your feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/23/20241 hour, 1 minute, 41 seconds
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Episode 1141: TAYA

Today we're joined by one of the most famous worship voices in the world, TAYA. We talk about her new single, new sound and new season she's in. Plus, the cast covers everything from a crazy financial scam to space nukes to a new study that proves guys are wimps compared to women when it comes to getting sick (no surprise). And at the end, don't miss a new edition of Sizzling Hot Takes!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/20/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 1140: Josh Baldwin

Today we're joined by worship artist Josh Baldwin, who previews his upcoming album for us. Plus, RELEVANT Buzz covers a fascinating story of a formative experience actor Mark Ruffalo had at a Jimmy Swaggart service when he was a kid, a new study about race relations in America and the happiness of singles vs. married people. And yes, we spend way too much time online shopping for terrible shirts. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/16/202449 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 1139: Sarah Bessey

Today we're joined by author Sarah Bessey, who talks to us about her new book on deconstruction — and how we can go through that process in a healthy, faith-filled way. Plus, the crew talks Super Bowl thoughts, Swifties (of course), Guinness records, Baptists winning the lottery and a real-life Bruce Wayne. Plus at the end we have a Valentine's game you don't want to miss -- Worship or WOOship?Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/13/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 1138: One Voice

Today we're joined by a worship collective that's exploding right now — Seattle-based One Voice. You don't want to miss their story. Plus, the cast talks everything from celebrity airport encounters to '90s alt rock. We have the week's RELEVANT Buzz covering the Jesus Super Bowl commercials, the new Apple Vision Pro, Drew Holcomb's appearance on Jimmy Kimmel and more. And at the end, we have your feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/9/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 1137: Caleb Gordon

Today we're joined by an independent rapper that's blown up and sold out for Jesus — Caleb Gordon. Plus, the crew tackles surprising beliefs about aliens, Elmo checking in on us, and TikTok's battles with major labels. And at the end, don't miss the hilarious 5 Second Rule: Super Bowl Edition! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/6/202452 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 11136: The Belonging Co.

Today we're joined by Andrew Holt, a worship leader at The Belonging Co., who drop their newest album today. Plus, the guys get talking about peak TV, the bygone DVD era and problematic songs that most people don't realize are problematic. Then Emily joins for the week's RELEVANT Buzz, covering the weird Christian category at this year's Grammys, startling new stats about the Nones, and Tobe Nwigwe's surprise SNL performance. And of course, we have your feedback at the end.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/2/202457 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 1135: Dallas Jenkins

Today we're joined by creator of 'The Chosen,' Dallas Jenkins! The megahit debuts in theaters this week and we get the inside scoop. Plus, the guys break down the country's economic imbalance, tell you about a new crazy adult game show, a pastor crypto scam and a lot more. And at the end, it's our new segment, Hot Takes!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/30/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 1134: Brooke Ligertwood

Today Brooke Ligertwood joins us, with a preview of her cover story in RELEVANT issue 114. Plus, RELEVANT Buzz covers the Oscar nominee misses, we pour one out for Pitchfork, and we look ahead to the new John Boyega 'Book of Eli' project. Additionally, we preview RELEVANT issue 114, and at the end we have your Greg Daniels mockumentary suggestions! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/26/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 1133: Dr. Dharius Daniels

Today we're joined by pastor and author Dr. Dharius Daniels to talk about how we can each step out and pursue the unique calling God has for us. Plus, it's Jesse's Flu Game, the cast brings Slices, and at the end of the show we play the most Emily game ever: Is it Lamentations or Taylor Swift?Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/23/202455 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 1132: Todd Deatherage on the Israel-Hamas War

This is a crazy good episode. The cast not only brings the usual current events and hilarity, they actually come up with one of the most epic TV show ideas ever. Then, at the end of the episode we talk to Middle East expert Todd Deatherage about the Israel-Hamas war, including what we should be thinking and doing as American Christians. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/19/20241 hour, 33 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 1131: Louie Giglio

Today we're joined by Passion pastor Louie Giglio! (You might have heard about a little gathering they had in Atlanta a couple of weeks ago.) Plus, we have slices and at the end, it's Five Seconds Winter Edition -- don't miss it.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/16/202451 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 1130: Housefires

Today we're joined by worship collective Housefires! Plus, we talk to the creator of the new Bible epic 'The Covenant,' Derek brings a can't-miss story, we have RELEVANT Buzz and your feedback at the end.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/12/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 1129: Tim Ross

It's our first episode of 2024 and our guest is speaker, podcaster and author Tim Ross! We talk about his upcoming book, how he's made it his life mission to upset everything, and what he wants to disrupt in the Church. Plus, Jesse brings maybe the best Slice ever, and at the end of the show we play a very 2024 game you don't want to miss.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/9/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 1128: Lecrae

It's our last episode of 2023, and Lecrae joins us to talk about his recent movie debut, his new podcast and what's to come in the new year. Plus, the cast brings slices, we write a bunch of amazing songs with AI, and at the end of the show we bring our infallible predictions for 2024!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/29/202352 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 1127: George Clooney

For our Christmas episode, we've got an extra special guest: George Clooney! He joins us alongside the cast of 'The Boys in the Boat' to talk about their inspirational new film, which premieres on Christmas Day. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz, the cast can't keep it together while talking about living nativity scenes, and at the end, one of the most hilarious feedback segments of the year!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/22/202358 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 1126: Drew Holcomb

Today we're joined by singer-songwriter Drew Holcomb! We talk about his Macy's parade appearance, the iconic Christmas shows he's doing this week, plus new music and preview his upcoming tour with Ellie Holcomb. Plus, the crew brings slices and at the end we pick the best Christmas movie of all time, March Madness-style.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/19/202342 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 1125: Bob Goff

Today we're joined by one of our heroes, Bob Goff, for a timely conversation about focusing on the important things in life this season and living less distracted. Plus, we have a can't-miss edition of RELEVANT Buzz where the cast dives deep into an issue we all need to be thinking about (no spoiler alert), as well as a pastor debate that goes off the rails, a gospel artist being featured on Nicki Minaj's new album and more. Plus, at the end we have your worst Christmas songs of all time! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/15/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 1124: Dustin Nickerson

Today we're joined by comedian Dustin Nickerson to talk relationships and comedy. Plus, both Derek and Marty announce new music, the cast brings the week's slices and you won't want to miss the hilarious game at the end!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/13/202345 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 1123: Passion

Today we're joined by prolific worship collective Passion, who just released a new single leading up to the massive Passion conference happening at the end of the month. Plus, the cast gets deep into the recent Lil Nas X and Daddy Yankee faith news, plus RELEVANT Buzz and your feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/11/202356 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 1122: Deb Fileta

Our guest today is counselor Deb Fileta! With the busy holiday season in full swing, we talk with her to get some tips on staying on top of our mental health during this time of year, and how to set and maintain healthy boundaries. Plus, the guys bring Slices, and tackle your holiday questions at the end. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/6/202353 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 1121: Christine Caine

Today we're joined by speaker, author and social justice leader Christine Caine. With the year coming to a close, we talk about how we can reflect on the past season with grace and set our focus on things that will lead to a better future. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz, your feedback, and the guys go deep into Christmas movies and Jesse's proclivity to overpay for artisanal Christmas trees.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/1/202349 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 1120: Eugene Cho

Today we're joined by Bread for the World president Eugene Cho to talk about food insecurity, which is a major problem in the U.S. especially this time of year. On the lighter side, the cast covers everything from awkward holiday moments, to haircut protocol, to a gold throne heist, crazy room rentals and more. Plus, at the end you don't want to miss our Ask the Cast: Holiday Edition segment where we help solve your Christmastime conundrums. A word of warning: Don't eat the cheesecake!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/28/202357 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 1119: Matt Redman

This week we're joined by worship legend Matt Redman for a fascinating conversation about the state of modern worship, where it's been and where it's going. Plus, we have the week's Slices—which may or may not include a horse getting loose on a plane—and at the end it's our new tradition of debating the best Thanksgiving dishes bracket-style. The winner isn't what you expect.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/22/202345 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 1118: Mike Todd

On this episode, Transformation Church pastor Mike Todd joins us to discuss how we can overcome trauma and find our true identity in Christ. Plus, we've got the week's RELEVANT Buzz—including Kat Von D's unexpected desire for church and an upcoming Christian movie that actually looks good—and at the end we have your hilarious pitches for new reality TV shows!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/17/202357 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 1117: Judah Smith

Today we're joined by churchome pastors Judah and Chelsea Smith! We discuss how they've radically changed how they do church over the last few years — and how those changes have a lot to do with finding a new work/life balance (something we can all learn from). Plus, the cast brings the week's always-hilarious Slices, and because it's fall, at the end of the game we test their knowledge on all things pumpkin spice. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/14/202340 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 1116: Cold War Kids

Today we’re joined by iconic indie rock band Cold War Kids, who just released a new album! Plus, we’ve got the week's RELEVANT Buzz — including hamster races, roller dancing, AI taking over our jobs and more — and your feedback on Jesse’s Common Sense Party platform!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/10/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 1115: Julie Chen Moonves

Today we're joined by 'Big Brother' host and anchor Julie Chen Moonves! She has a new memoir out detailing her faith conversion — it's a fascinating conversation. Plus, the cast brings Slices and at the end of the show we have a fall edition of Epic Battle!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/7/202338 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 1114: Mosaic MSC

Today we're joined by LA-based worship collective Mosaic MSC. They're making some really interesting new music -- don't miss that convo. Plus, the whole cast is back together now that Derek's home from Dubai, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz (which includes a surprising conversation about tithing), and Jesse comes up with a plan for a brilliant new political platform. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/3/20231 hour, 31 seconds
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Episode 1113: Chad Veach

Today we're joined by pastor and author Chad Veach, who brings a paradigm-shifting message about prayer. Plus, the crew brings some hilarious slices, Jesse gets his sports dream of being a mascot thwarted at the last minute (because of the show), and at the end we have a game about seasonal church signs — asking did a church write the pun, or AI? Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/31/202343 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 1112: Ellie Holcomb

Our guest today is singer-songwriter Ellie Holcomb! She’s gearing up for a tour with her husband Drew Holcomb (and the Neighbors) — who were featured in our latest magazine issue. Go read it. We talk about her keys for healthy relationships, her new project and a lot more. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz, and the cast — which features a return of Social Club Misfits' Marty — tackles your feedback at the end. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/27/20231 hour, 1 minute, 11 seconds
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Episode 1111: Brandon Lake

Our guest is worship artist Brandon Lake, who just dropped his third solo album, 'Coat of Many Colors.' We talk about his new music, why he feels like he’s living in a dream and how he keeps those dreams alive. Plus, the cast brings this week's slices — which may or may not include an extended conversation about pizza (fitting) — and at the end we have a very special 'What's Jesse Thinking?' Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/24/202352 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 1110: Brooke Ligertwood

Today we're joined by worship artist Brooke Ligertwood, who releases her second solo album, Eight, today. Plus we cover everything from Drake to Lana Del Rey, to big news from Nate Bargatze and The Chosen. And don't miss your "church quirks" feedback at the end!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/20/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 1109: Jennie Allen

Today we're joined by author and speaker Jennie Allen to talk about the new spiritual movement happening in Gen Z. We also speak to an expert about the crisis in Sudan, and how to help. Plus, the cast -- Jesse, Cameron, Emily, Derek and Marty -- bring slices and at the end of the show we test everyone's vocab skills (it doesn't go well).Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/18/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 1108: NEEDTOBREATHE

Today we're joined by NEEDTOBREATHE. We talk to them about their new album, Caves, the artists that inspired them growing up and more. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz — which ranges from good news about Nate Bargatze to bad news about Liberty University — and your feedback at the end. Also, Cameron's bailed out by a very special voiceover person.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/10/202353 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 1107: Jackie Hill Perry

Our guest today is speaker and author Jackie Hill Perry! We talk to her about her new book, and the importance of spending time with God every day (and what that looks like if you don't really like devotionals). Plus, the cast dives into the Taylor Swift-Travis Kelce news, we have the week's slices, and at the end of the show don't miss our game, The Shot Heard 'Round the World.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/3/202349 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 1106: Tedashii

Our guest today is hip-hop artist Tedashii, who just dropped his latest project, Dead or Alive Pt. 1. We talk about the crazy story behind the album, how he’s using his healing journey to inspire others, and how men can fight back against the loneliness epidemic. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz, your feedback and a lot more!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/2/202352 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 1105: Levi Lusko

Today we're joined by pastor and author Levi Lusko to talk about the loneliness epidemic facing our generation. Not only what the Church can do about it, but what we can do, too. Plus, the cast — which now includes Social Club Misfit's Marty — brings the week's slices, and we close the show with a listener-requested Storytime with Uncle Jesse segment. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/26/202346 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 1104: Phil Wickham

Today we're joined by Phil Wickham, who just released his 10th studio album. We talk to him about how he began, and how the new project is actually a response to deconstructionism. Plus, we have the week's RELEVANT Buzz and the cast — which now includes Social Club Misfit's Marty — answers your feedback at the end!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/22/202350 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 1103: Beth Moore

Today, author and speaker Beth Moore joins us for a fascinating conversation about how she started in ministry and how she's stuck with it through good and hard times. Plus, the cast —which now includes Marty — brings slices, Jesse relives his famous Nickelback charity stunt, and at the end of the show we have a hilarious "record-setting" game. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/20/202355 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 1102: Cory Asbury

Today, 'Reckless Love' singer Cory Asbury joins us to talk about his unexpected shift from worship to country music (you definitely want to hear this conversation). Plus, the cast — which now includes Social Club Misfit's Marty — talks the VMA's, the Hollywood strikes, old school shows we want to see come back, millennials living at home and a lot more. Plus, your feedback at the end!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/15/202357 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 1100: Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle joins us to talk about her huge new album's second volume, which releases today, as well as why she prioritizes connecting with fans the way she does. Plus, we have RELEVANT Buzz covering the latest at the intersection of faith and culture, the cast gets talking about fall food, and at the end we have your questions for our newest cast member, Marty!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/9/20231 hour, 36 seconds
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Episode 1099: Sarah Jakes Roberts

Today we have a conversation with author and speaker Sarah Jakes Roberts about the role of women in the Church and how this generation can be instruments of change. Plus, the new cast — Jesse, Cameron, Emily, Derek and Marty — brings a hilarious edition of slices (which of course gets into the weirdness of Florida), and at the end don't miss a college football edition of Epic Battle.Our Sponsors:* Check out HelloFresh: http://hellofresh.comAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/5/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 1098: Kings Kaleidoscope

It's a big show! Kings Kaleidoscope tells us all about their latest self-titled album — plus, we reveal our new cast member: Marty from Social Club Misfits! And stick around for Buzz, your feedback, and a whole lot of laughs. Our Sponsors:* Check out HelloFresh: http://hellofresh.comAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/2/202351 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 1097: Brittney Moses

It's the end of an era! Today is Jamie Ivey's last show as a regular part of the cast. :( On the bright side, we have Brittney Moses discussing practical questions about therapy and pursuing mental health, plus slices and at the end of the show, a special Jamie-themed trivia game. Our Sponsors:* Check out HelloFresh: http://hellofresh.comAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/29/202348 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 1096: Derek Minor

We're celebrating Derek's album release today! He takes us through 'Nobody's Perfect,' breaking down the message and story behind the tracks. Plus, we've got RELEVANT Buzz and your feedback at the end!Our Sponsors:* Check out HelloFresh: http://hellofresh.comAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/25/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 1095: Cody Carnes

Worship artist Cody Carnes joins us to talk about his new album that releases this week. Plus we have Slices, the usual cast hilarity, and at the end don't miss our new advice segment, Degree of Difficulty!Our Sponsors:* Check out HelloFresh: http://hellofresh.comAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/22/202342 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 1094: For King & Country

Joel and Luke Smallbone — a.k.a., For King and Country — join us to launch their new 'What Are We Waiting For?' deluxe album. Plus, the cast tackles death-defying moments of clarity, a sports-themed Buzz segment and of course, your feedback at the end.Our Sponsors:* Check out HelloFresh: http://hellofresh.comAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/18/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 1093: Max Lucado

Max Lucado joins us today to talk about his upcoming book, 'God Never Gives Up on You.' Plus, Marty from Social Club Misfits is back for the whole episode, including some hilarious Slices and a special AMA segment — "Ask Marty Anything" — at the end.Our Sponsors:* Check out HelloFresh: http://hellofresh.comAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/15/202350 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 1092: Jesus Culture

Derek Johnson from Jesus Culture joins us to talk about the worship collective's latest album, 'Why Not Right Now?' AND Marty from Social Club Misfits joins us for the whole show! Plus, we've got a hilarious Buzz segment and your feedback at the end.Our Sponsors:* Check out HelloFresh: http://hellofresh.comAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/11/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 1091: KB

Rapper KB joins us to talk about his new album, "His Glory Alone II," as well as the impact counseling has had on his life. Plus, the cast has some can't-miss Slices, and we bring more of your most requested Jesse stories.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/8/202355 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 1090: Anna Golden

Worship artist Anna Golden joins us today to share about her new album, "Church." Plus, we've got some can't-miss Slices about a drag queen worship artist, the new era of global boiling and how you can text with Jesus. And stick around to the end for your feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/4/20231 hour, 1 minute, 12 seconds
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Episode 1089: Dr. Russell Moore

Dr. Russell Moore joins us to discuss how the Church has shifted over the last several years, and how there’s still time to change course. Plus, we have slices (social media couple pics, a new AI news channel and Europe's new visa requirements) and your favorite Jesse stories Part Deux ...Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/1/202351 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 1088: Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson joins us to talk about his new book, Soul Boom, and how we can start a spiritual revolution. Plus, it's Shark Week (!), we've got an out-of-this-world edition of RELEVANT Buzz, a Dick Van Dyke story you'll never forget and your feedback.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/28/20231 hour, 1 minute
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Episode 1087: Wande

Wande joins us to talk about her upcoming music and how she's discovering a new sound. Plus, we've got some hilarious Slices and one of the funniest things we've ever done: reliving some of your all-time favorite Jesse stories.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/25/202356 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 1086: Upperroom

Upperroom joins us to talk about their newest 'Moments' project, how a small prayer group became a global worship movement and what true worship really is. Plus, the crew breaks down Barbenheimer and other movie marathons we'd love to see; we have RELEVANT Buzz covering the student loan debt crisis and Hollywood shutdown, plus your feedback and a lot more!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/21/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 1085: Hosanna Wong

Hosanna Wong joins us to talk about her new book, "You Are More Than You've Been Told". The cast dive into AI Bible translations, how lyrics might not matter in songs and how Emoji's now count as an official contract. Be sure to stick around for a summer edition of Epic Battle!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/18/202344 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 1084: Benjamin William Hastings

Benjamin William Hastings joins us to talk about his brand new album, "Songs You Maybe Didn't Know I Wrote And Some You Maybe Did." Plus, the cast explores why Americans' are struggling with trust in the Church, a troubling new college trend, Spider-Man's sobriety journey and more. Be sure to stick around for your hilarious feedback at the end!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/14/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 1083: Deb Fileta

Deb Fileta joins us to discuss the absolute importance of setting boundaries in our relationships. Plus, the cast dives into millennials’ lies, Mattel’s 45 (!) upcoming movies and conspiracy theories. Stick around for the end when they play The Hottest Game on Earth! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/11/202357 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 1082: Social Club Misfits

Social Club Misfits tells us all about their newest album, “Everybody Loves a Comeback Story: The Platinum Edition.” Plus, the cast talks about Musk v. Zuck, an exciting new Narnia adaption, the growing student loan debt crisis and the totally major sriracha shortage crisis. Stick around to the end for your hilarious feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/7/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 1081: Amanda Cook

Amanda Cook joins us to talk about her new album and how mental health is important in the church. Plus, the cast dives into the future of technology, how a robot is planting trees in the Amazon and how a priest made a big mistake with communion. Be sure to stick around for our famous Fourth of July game, Rock Band or Firework! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/4/202352 minutes
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Episode 1080: Henry and Alex Seeley

Henry and Alex Seeley join us to discuss the importance of community and share a message of encouragement for the next generation. Plus, the cast dives into Jesse's moral decisions, a restaurant’s questionable practices, why church attendance is down and so much more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/30/202357 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 1079: Lecrae

Lecrae joins us to discuss his new album and how you can unlock your creativity. Plus, Prop is back on the show to talk about his newest project, as well, and we discuss Hobby Lobby's latest controversy. Don't miss the sneak peak of the new issue of RELEVANT Magazine. And be sure to stick around for a hilarious summer edition of "Would You Rather?" at the end!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/27/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 1078: Lysa TerKeurst

Lysa TerKeurst joins us to discuss why we should put up healthy boundaries and what to do when those boundaries are broken. Plus, we are joined by a guest cast member and learn way more than we thought we ever thought we could about Jesse's Instagram algorithm. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/23/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 1077: Louie Giglio

Louie Giglio joins us for a timely message about fatherhood. Plus, the cast has some fun with casting a college baseball team for a new movie based strictly off their names, a retro video game, the next decade of cinema and more. Stick around to the end for a hilarious round of Would You Rather: Summer Edition.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/20/202346 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 1076: Andy Grammer

Andy Grammer brings his optimistic attitude to this brand new episode! Plus, the cast listens to Tyrese Gibson's warning to Christians, how Ira Glass accidentally stole his storytelling structure from Jesus and the future of the virtual church. And you do not want to miss your feedback at the end!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/16/202350 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 1075: Mark Batterson

Mark Batterson shares how three simple words have the power to change everything in our lives. Plus, the cast talks about the nuances of the pontoon boat communities, mysterious flying metallic orbs, church counseling conflicts, and some good old dad trivia. Also, you don't want to miss Jesse's UFO theory — trust us. Stick around for a fun new game, you ARE the father. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/13/202347 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 1074: Chris Brown

Chis Brown from Elevation Worship joins us to discuss their newest album "Can You Imagine?" Meanwhile the cast discusses new music that's about to drop, the Duggar documentary, and how most people can tell in 30 seconds if you're a match or not, Also, Charlie Wilson takes us to church on NPR. Stick around for your feedback at the end.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/9/202359 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 1073: Montana

Cameron, Jesse and Derek relive their memorable trip to Montana, and special guests bring some unforgettable live performances from around the fire pitAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/6/202343 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 1072: Christine Caine

Christine Caine joins us to discuss how we can continue to move forward when life gets difficult. Plus, the cast shares their summer travel plans, breaks down tipping etiquette, reminisces on the original Chick-fil-A and discusses Montana’s new ban on TikTok. Stick around to the end for a new game, “Burning Hot Questions.”Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/30/202344 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 1071: Drew Holcomb

Drew Holcomb tells us about his upcoming album, “No More Strangers.” Plus, the whole gang is back together again to talk about Derek’s recent trips, new church documentaries, a surprising new study on the future of dating. Stick around to the end to hear your best and worst dates stories. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/26/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 1070: Derwin Gray

Derwin Gray speaks with us about the current deconstruction movement and how we can healthy navigate different seasons of our faith. Plus, the cast has some “magical” banter while discussing Taco Bell’s latest lawsuit, a heist gone wrong and one man’s underwater challenge. At the end, the cast competes against each other in Reality Warp. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/23/202342 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 1069: Boy And Bear

Boy and Bear join us o tell us about their upcoming self-titled album. Plus, the cast tackles Lime scooters, the dark side of YouTube, shifting church memberships, terrible dating advice and your feedback.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/19/202357 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 1068: Naomi Raine

Naomi Raine joins us to tell us about her current tour "It's Time," with Natalie Grant, TAYA and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, as well as what it's like to be a woman in the worship industry. Plus, Marty is back for another hilarious episode full of Hot Cheetos, semi-true movies, AI taking on Wendy's customers and one of our favorite games, "Two Truths and a Lie."Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/16/202352 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 1067: ARIZONA

ARIZONA joins us to tell us all about their brand new self-titled album, which drops TODAY. Plus, Marty from Social Clubs Misfits joins us for the whole episode as we dive into some interesting new media trends, why Californians get so defensive about In-N-Out and how T.D. Jakes is investing in underserved communities. Plus, we discuss your dream AI covers at the end and trust us, you don't want to miss it.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/12/20231 hour, 58 seconds
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Episode 1066: Jamie Tworkowski

It's Mental Health Awareness Month, and on this episode To Write Love on Her Arms founder Jamie Tworkowski joins us to discuss the role community plays in our mental health and how we can find help when we need it. Plus, the crew brings some hilarious Slices, and in honor of graduation week we do a cast superlatives game, "Most Likely To..." And don't miss Jesse's bold case for this being the summer rollerblading makes a non-ironic comeback.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/9/202348 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 1065: Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle tells us all about her upcoming, self-titled album. Plus, the cast has some fun with AI musicians, tackles the loneliness epidemic, dives into wild news about vinyl sales and covers your feedback! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/5/202353 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 1064: Judah and Chelsea Smith

Judah and Chelsea Smith join us to talk about how Churchome is rethinking what church can look like. Plus, the cast jokes about Jesse's new haircut, Southwest Airlines questionable processes, why your comfort food might be harming you and how one pastor, um, "paid" back his debt. Stick around to the end for a brand new game, "Roadside Attraction!"Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/2/202352 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 1063: Switchfoot

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of "The Beautiful Letdown," Switchfoot joins us to reminisce about the last two decades of their careers. Plus, the cast dives into Chandler Moore's new music endeavor, a group of pastors and politicians trying to make a difference together, Mac DeMarco's massive new album and crazy road trips.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/28/202358 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 1062: Mike Donehey

Mike Donehey joins us to share how we can be united even in our disagreements. Plus, the gang talks about airplane etiquette, millennials’ side hustles, how Gen Z is piling on credit card debt, and one Spanish woman’s impressive and lonely feat. Stick around to the end for a new game all about nostalgic! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/25/202352 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 1061: Elevation Rhythm

Josh Holiday from Elevation Rhythm joins us to tell us all about the collective's newest project and how they're empowering the next generation. Plus, the cast reminisces about Buc-ee's rest stops and roadside grills before diving into one church's mission trip into the metaverse, "Super Mario Bros." big moment, The National's upcoming album, and the absurdity of "7th Heaven."Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/21/202349 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 1060: Rebekah Lyons

Rebekah Lyons joins us to discuss her upcoming book, "Building a Resilient Life." The cast dives into the hidden wonders of Branson, men's terrible hygiene habits, how Cornerstone Music Festival was the OG Fyre Fest and how Satanic Panic is coming back... on the small screen. At the end, the crowd plays another hilarious round of Would You Rather?Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/18/20231 hour, 33 seconds
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Episode 1059: Leeland

Leeland tells us all about their new album, 'City of God,' and why creating this album was so special. Plus, the cast takes you on a wild ride of discussion about Thigh Masters, the actual Masters, celebrities meeting at church single events, fairytales and the Jonas Brothers. This episode is one for the books!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/14/202354 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 1058: Jinger Dugger Vuolo

Jinger Dugger Vuolo walks us through her journey to "disentangle" her faith. Plus, the cast slices into news about a mammoth-made meatball, why Californians are leaving their state, a troubling new AI chatbot and more. stick around to the end when the cast plays a hilarious round of "Would You Rather?"Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/11/202357 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 1057: Matt Redman

Matt Redman joins us to have an insightful conversation about his latest album and the future of worship songwriting. Plus, the whole gang is back to talk about horseback riding, Mexico vacations, Blac Chyna's spiritual transformation, a new French law that could deplatform influencers and listeners' side hustles.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/7/202356 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 1056: TD Jakes

TD Jakes chats with us about his upcoming film and book. Plus, the cast takes a closer look at a new “trend,” debates if The Weeknd is really the biggest artist and discusses a stinky trick to overcoming anxiety. At the end, we put Jesse in the hot seat to celebrate his birthday with a round of questions submitted by fans.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/4/202346 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 1055: Royel Otis

Royel Otis joins us to talk about their newest album, ‘Sofa King.’ A special guest cast member jumps in to celebrate Jesse's birthday and to about the Pope's dope new jacket, some middle-school hustles, and how some big name artists are working with big name pastors. Stick around for your feedback at the end of the show.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/31/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 1054: Jonathan Roumie

Jonathan Roumie from ‘Jesus Revolution’ joins us to give us a behind-the-scenes look at the new film. Plus, the cast dives into just how much Americans want to avoid their taxes and how the pandemic has made people kinder. At the end, you won’t want to miss another hilarious round of Five Second Rule!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/28/202342 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 1053: Citizens

Zach Bolen from Citizens tells us about the band’s newest album, “I Can’t Feel the Edges of You,” on this brand new episode! Plus, the cast discusses how TV watching habits have changed, an up-and-coming actress’ Christian YouTube channel, Taylor Swift reuniting The Civil Wars and more. And stick around to the end for your feedback on terrible birthdays.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/24/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 1052: Jonathan "JP" Pokluda

Jonathan "JP" Pokluda joins us today to tell us all about his brand new book, ‘Why Do I Do What I Don’t Want To Do?’. Plus, the cast debates proper restaurant etiquette, discusses some hilarious, insightful and down-right disgusting Slices, and battles it out on a brand new game.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/21/202345 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 1051: Anna of the North

Anna of the North tells us about her ‘Crazy Life’ album, and her real crazy life, in today’s episode! Plus, the cast dives into the shocking drama unfolding at Hillsong, a new financial tactic to save money and a new song you have to hear. At the end, we see if the listeners can convince us to watch some guilty pleasure shows. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/17/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 1050: Beth Moore

Beth Moore joins us to talk about her journey with God and to discuss her new memoir, "All My Knotted-Up Life." (Trust us, it's a good one.) Meanwhile, the cast talks about beef jerky, Neuralink and celebrities' social media detoxes. And stick around for a new game at the end of the show, "That's Debatable!"Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/14/202347 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 1049: Melodie Malone

Melodie Malone from Passion Music speaks with us about this year's Passion Conference and how the worship team is encouraging the next generation of believers. Plus, the cast dives into Congress' new plan to ban TikTok, a new but totally fake TV show, Joyce Meyer's tattoos and your feedback on cringe-worthy 2000s trends.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/10/202355 minutes
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Episode 1048: KB

Kevin "KB" Burgess joins us this week to talk about his new book, "Dangerous Jesus" and why he felt compelled to write it. Plus, the cast discusses unintentional hobbies and how you can now play video games during your sleep now. Speaking of games, stick around until the end of the show for our new game, "Mas Madness!"Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/7/202350 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 1047: Wood Harris

Wood Harris joins us to tell us about his latest film, 'Creed III.' Plus, the cast talks about the importance of Uber etiquette, gives an outpouring update, discusses a surprising study about the state of relationships, and dives into your favorite infomercials.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/3/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 1046: Craig Groesechel

Craig Groeschel joins us to discuss his latest book and challenges us to be our best selves. Plus, Propaganda is back for another episode where we dive into strange weather, even stranger AI and an interesting new trend in the U.S.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/28/202346 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 1045: Katy Nichole

Katy Nichole speaks with us about her debut album, 'Jesus Changed My Life,' and how her career has changed over the last year. Plus, Propaganda joins us as a special guest as we discuss the Asbury Outpouring, Tyler Perry's latest philanthropic endeavor, celebrities' coffee orders and moreAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/24/20231 hour, 1 minute, 52 seconds
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Episode 1044: Eugene Cho

Eugene Cho joins us to talk about the state of world hunger and how Christians can play a big and small part in helping those in need. Plus, the cast discusses Valentine's Day candy, who gets scammed more online than the elderly, how teens aren't driving and how Chick-Fil-A is getting even healthier. Don't miss round two of "Worship or Wooing."Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/21/202342 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 1043: SEU Worship

SEU Worship joins us to share how they're cultivating space for the next generation to thrive. Plus, the cast dives into the ongoing Asbury revival, a wild new study about the housing crisis and a Disney star's recent decision to follow Christ. As always, we get into your feedback at the end. Make sure you stick around to hear next week's Editorial Question of the Week.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/17/202358 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 1042: Danté Stewart

Danté Stewart joins us to discuss the future of racial reconciliation within the Church. Plus, the cast touches down on some football news involving Aaron Rodgers’ adventure into spiritualism and a potential new law to make Super Monday a real holiday. Stick around to the end to play our brand new game, “Worship or Wooing?”Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/14/202353 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 1041: Jonathon Douglass

Jonathon "JD" Douglass from Hillsong UNITED joins us to talk about what the worship team has been up to lately. Plus, the cast dives into a hopeful church study, an AI-generated show that's currently in hot water, a new Lollapalooza docuseries, future technology and so much more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/10/202357 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 1040: David Kinnaman

David Kinnaman, president of Barna Group, joins us to discuss the current and future state of the Church. The cast is joined by a special guest cast member to discuss everything from MrBeast's recent miracle, to a zoo's clever fundraising tactic, to Frontier's questionable new deal and more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/7/202357 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 1039: Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson joins us to discuss Bethel Music's upcoming album, giving us an inside peek at what's to come. Plus, on a very science-filled RELEVANT Buzz, the cast talks about A.I. imitating deceased loved ones, a "de-extinction" company and some TV reboots to have on your radar. Stick around to the end to hear the feedback on our listener's personal hell. It gets real.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/3/202355 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 1038: Shane Claiborne

Shane Claiborne joins us to discuss what a holistic, pro-life mindset can practically look like. Plus, the cast takes a closer look at some of Christians' favorite directors, the absurdity of the Oscar Best Picture nominees, the future of TikTok and the current state of the Church.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/31/202349 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 1037: Colony House

Caleb Chapman from Colony House joins us to talk about their new album "Cannonballers." The cast talks about why security had to be called when Cameron went to the Orlando Magic game recently, how a priest died and discovered pop music was being used for torture, A.I. passing the Bar Exam, and some new music you're going to want to hear! Be sure to stick around for some hilarious feedback at the end!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/27/202356 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 1036: Levi and Jennie Lusko

Levi and Jennie Lusko join us to discuss their new book, "The Marriage Devotional" and why they felt like now was the time to write it. The cast discusses why awards shows are overrated, how going to a green space can lower your chances of turning to drugs, how persecution of Christians globally has increased (the US didn't even make the list), and how roughly a billion people are suffering from early hearing loss. Be sure to stick around for a special Oscars edition of Epic Battle! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/24/202355 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 1035: Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe joins us and gives “literally” the best advice for anyone who is feeling lost right now. Plus, the cast zooms in on Zoom backgrounds, discusses a few of our favorite music artists future careers and examines what exactly taxing the rich could do. At the end, we go over your feedback and trust us, you do not want to miss it.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/20/202353 minutes
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Episode 1034: John Bevere

John Bevere shares how a healthy fear of God can completely transform your life. Plus, the cast dives into a discussion about famous restaurants closing their doors (don't worry — Taco Bell is safe), a robber's poorly thought out plan, the universal nuisance of remembering your password and so much more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/17/202339 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 1033: Red Rocks Worship

Tyler Roberts and Kory Miller from Red Rocks Worship join us to discuss their upcoming album, how humility is key to their ministry and the importance of the local church. The cast discusses A.I. and how it can write the perfect dating profile, why kids are not moving out of the house and how ‘The Passion of the Christ’ sequel is on the horizon! Stick around for your feedback at the endAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/13/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 1032: Brittney Moses

Brittney Moses joins us to talk about New Year's goals and how we can maintain our identity without getting lost in our ambitions. Plus, the cast reminisces on past predictions, a gym's interesting marketing strategy and how one man slept through his own high-speed police chase. Stick around to the end to hear the cast play Two Truths and a Lie.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/10/202342 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 1031: Nic D

Nic D joins us to talk about his rise as an artist and what creative adventure he's looking forward to next. Plus, the cast talks about the rise of sober curiosity, a new Louisiana law, an iconic musician's faith and what it's like to ring in the New Year wearing diapers. Stick around to the end to hear your 2023 predictions.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/6/202347 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 1030: Dr. Derwin Gray

Pastor and Author Dr. Derwin Gray joins us to discuss how the church can be reunited more this year. The cast starts off the new year by thinking through the easiest way to keep your resolutions, how Netflix is about to charge you more to share your password, why VR isn't everything we expected and how travel nurses are not getting everything they were promised. Be sure to stick around for a brand new game at the end of the show, "One Second Rewind"Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/3/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 1029: The Best of 2022

Can you believe that 2022 is (nearly) over?! This year has truly been a memorable one for us at RELEVANT, and we’re celebrating by remembering a few of our favorite moments with guests. From faith leaders like Tim Keller and Chad Veach, to global superstars like Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds, we’ve had some incredible conversations with some of our favorite people. Take a walk down memory lane with our Best Of episode!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/30/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 1028: Carlos Whittaker

Carlos Whittaker joins us to talk about his new book, "How To Human." The cast discuss their most memorable moments of 2022, how Big PB&J are pressing down on the little man, Fortnite being sued in Canada for being addictive, and how a sketchy motel chain has a brand new candle set that smells like a road trip. And stick around for "Merry Madness," a new game that will determine the best Christmas movie of all time.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/22/202253 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 1027: Dr. Esau McCaulley

Dr. Esau McCaulley joins us to talk about another the season of reflection and what the Church could be like if we embraced more introspection. Plus, the cast discusses a pastor’s highly controversial new plan, a new “artificial womb facility,” why Christmas shopping at the mall is the worst and so much more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/19/202241 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 1026: WHATUPRG

WHATUPRG joins us today to discuss his latest album, “New Hollywood.” Plus, the cast talks about meeting strangers in strange places, gives some hot takes on Hot Pockets, goes “goblin mode,” chops it up with some Hibachi Talk and so much more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/15/202244 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 1025: Fitz and the Tantrums

Michael Fitzpatrick of Fitz and the Tantrums joins us to discuss their new album "Let Yourself Free." Meanwhile, the cast tries to get to the bottom of why so many people on Twitter come against Beth Moore, Elon Musk's Neuralink, why you actually can trust CVS, and the surprising collaboration between Judah Smith and... Lana Del Rey? We've also got your feedback and so much more!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/12/202254 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 1024: Gabriel Conte

Gabriel Conte, the popular YouTuber and entrepreneur, joins us to talk about the world of social media, how you can live intentionally and how you can pursue a creative career. The cast tries to figure if (and when) we’ll live on the moon, why we need to protect coffee plants and what the word of the year is definitely not. At the end, we talk about the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/8/202247 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 1023: Phil Wickham

Phil Wickham joins us to discuss his new Christmas music and what he is looking forward to in the new year. This cast discusses interesting ways to get around the city and in RELEVANT Buzz we learn about how Christianity isn't the #1religion in England anymore, what's going on in China right now, and how Carman was Luke Grimes very first concert. Also, stick around for your feedback at the end of the show!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/5/202251 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 1022: Tim Keller

Tim Keller, a true hero of the faith, joins us to talk about what forgiveness truly is and how we can pursue it at the same time as justice. Plus, the cast discusses an unbelievably pricey old shoe, the latest Twitter drama, Cameron's trip to Israel and much more. And stick around to the end to hear a truly absurd round of Epic Battle!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/1/202253 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 1021: Drew Holcomb

Drew Holcomb joins us to discuss his new music including his newest single, "Gratitude," and some of the ways he expresses gratitude daily. The cast also discusses proper buffet etiquette (if there is such a thing), and in RELEVANT Buzz we find out some pretty interesting news about the Oscars, climate change and an unexpected opening weekend at the movies.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/28/202245 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 1020: Housefires

Housefires joins us to discuss their new album and why they think worship music is changing. The cast talks about why Rainn Wilson would rather be called Rainfall Heatwave Extreme Winter Wilson, a brand new game where you can play Jesus, and the fact that Jerry Springer FINALLY apologized. Also, stick around for the end for a hilarious round of table topics!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/24/202243 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 1019: Deb Fileta

Deb Fileta joins us to share how we navigate relationships — the good, the bad and the ugly — during the holiday season. Plus, the cast ranks chain restaurants and discusses the Taylor Swift Ticketmaster controversy, Netflix’s Narnia plans, Amazon’s future and so much more. At the end, the cast gets real about Thanksgiving food during the Editorial Question of the Week.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/21/202258 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 1018: Tim Tebow

Buckle up for a wild and hilarious ride! Tim Tebow joins us to discuss his new devotional and how we can all find our true purpose. The cast discusses an impressive feat of endurance involving a rotisserie chicken, a video game that is to die for, and some unfortunate teens. Plus, Jesse shares some of the wildest thoughts we've ever had on the show during "What's Jesse Thinking?"Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/17/202254 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 1017: Kristian Stanfill

Kristian Stanfill joins us for an honest conversation about vulnerability, freedom and the power to change your life at any moment. The cast debates the best Thanksgiving dishes — and it's not the ones you may think. Plus, the gang talks about how Gen Z is going through it at the moment, and how one Zoomer is determined to make some big changes.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/14/202259 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 1016: David Crowder

David Crowder shares an unbelievably true story about how he ended up in a new Marvel special on this episode. Plus, the cast discusses how paper straws are ruining the best parts of life, the different ways Gen Z is trying to make their way through the world and how Taylor Swift is (basically) running the music industry. At the end, the gang takes on a brand new game: How Did We Get Here?Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/10/202244 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 1015: Lysa TerKeurst

Lysa TerKeurst reveals how and why we should put up healthy boundaries and what to do when those boundaries get broken. Plus, the gang talks about some interesting new developments in the world of social media and an unbelievable, must-see documentary that just dropped. At the end, they go through your feedback and you won’t want to miss it!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/7/202255 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 1014: Lecrae

Lecrae tells us all about his latest project, 'Church Clothes Vol. 4,' which drops tomorrow! But first, the gang talks about how most churches have changed their perspective on Halloween, an innovative new cancer vaccine, and how Chick-fil-A is a teenager's favorite place to eat (as it should be). And stick around to the end for a whole lot more fun!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/3/202248 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 1013: Max Lucado

Max Lucado joins us for an insightful discussion about the life-changing power of the Holy Spirit. Plus, the cast talks about a troubling Twitter trend and a "good" movie sequel, and listens to Rihanna's first song in six years. Stick around to the end for your wild feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/31/202254 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 1012: Social Club Misfits

On this episode, we're joined by Marty and Fern of Social Club Misfits to discuss their new album, "Everyone Loves a Comeback Story." Also, the gang dives into why Cockatoos are getting smarter and why we should definitely be concerned. Stick around to the end for a brand, new hilarious game called "This Movie ROCKS!"Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/27/202247 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 1011: Dr. Dharius Daniels

Dr. Dharius Daniels talks with us about finding your true purpose in life and how to pursue it even when others tell you differently. Plus, the gang talks about the beginning to the best time of the year aka basketball season, why Silk Sonic is not leaving the door open for the Grammys, exciting new music from our favorite bands and your feedback about weird youth pastors (seriously, is everyone OK?).Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/24/202253 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 1010: Kevin and Melissa Fredericks

On this episode, we're joined Kevin Fredericks (better known to his many fans as KevOnStage) and his wife Melissa as they talk about their new marriage book, 'Marriage Be Hard.' Also, the gang discusses a rare case in which a bank robbery may not actually be a crime (at least, if you ask them) and welcomes back the seasonal podcast game favorite: The Spooky Season Spooktacular!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/20/202240 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 1009: Morfydd Clark

Morfydd Clark from Amazon’s ‘Rings of Power’ joins u to talk all things Middle-Earth and how she decided to take on the role of Galadriel. Plus, the cast discusses a troubling trend, a youth pastor’s outrageous attempt to be cool — or should we say hot? — and Netflix’s failed attempt to create a Tolkien empire. Stick around to the end to hear you’re feedback, too!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/17/202245 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 1008: Stephen Chandler

Stephen Chandler joins us for an incredible conversation about taking wise but big risks and why he believes we are all called to be leaders in some way. Plus, the cast explores how coffee is actually good for you (thanks, science!), some "good" excuses to call out of work, and the McDonald's Adult Happy Meal. Stick around to the end to see if you can beat the cast in the new game, "The Price is WHAT?!"Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/13/202245 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 1007: Cody Carnes

Cody Carnes joined us to talk about the goodness of God and how he wants to push worship to an authentic direction. Plus, the cast dives into Christian horror films, rapture anxiety (another Christian horror) yore feedback and more!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/10/202247 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 1006: Christine Caine

Christine Caine joins us for an incredible conversation about building resilience and how the next generation can prepare a better future. Plus, the cast discusses UFOs, spooky toilet music in Utah, James Earl Jones — not to be confused with James Earl Tones — and so much more!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/6/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 1005: Chris Brown

Today, Chris Brown (the good one) joins us! The Elevation Worship leader talks to us about how they’re working to push the limits of what worship music can sound like and why it’s so important to remain true to the Gospel. Plus we have this week’s RELEVANT Buzz, your feedback and more!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/3/202233 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 1004: M.I.A.

M.I.A. joins us for a historic conversation about her conversion to Christianity and her faith journey over the last few years. Plus, the cast discusses a new study predicting that Christians are becoming a minority in the U.S., Eminem somehow having the No.1 Christian song in America, how late-night snacks are scientifically bad for you, and how nachos are essential to Jesse's life.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/29/202252 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 1003: Tauren Wells

Tauren Wells joins us to discuss his music, faith and why the Church needs to hold onto a message of joy in difficult times. But first, the cast is split over a spit (or is it a spat?) involving Harry Styles and Chris Pine. Plus, they discuss HBO’s scripted adaption of “The Way Down,” a new study about Christians not going to church, how Kanye is actually a genius and so much more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/26/202250 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 1002: Jon Acuff

Jon Acuff shares how you can change up the “soundtracks” of your life and why it’s important to filter the messages we constantly hear. Plus, the crew digs into some wild baby names, why people regret their college major and a… ninja bear in Japan? Crazy stuff. Stick around to the end to play along with our game, Mystery Mascot!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/22/202256 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 1001: Sterling K. Brown and Regina Hall

Sterling K. Brown and Regina Hall join us to have an honest conversation about how the Church can (and should) change. Plus, we speak with Jason Vanderground about He Gets Us, a viral campaign aiming to bring Jesus to the masses. The crew unpacks Netflix’s latest lawsuit, Gen Z’s prayer time, and a pastor who is suing three police officers after he was arrested. And stick around to the end when we answer some of your questions!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/19/202258 minutes, 38 seconds
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OUR 1000TH EPISODE 🎉

Buckle in for our wildest episode ever! We’ve got some unbelievable surprises we’ve brought back, including Story Time with Uncle Jesse, a very reminiscent round of Slices and more. Plus, at the end we bring on three superfans to battle it out for the title of Listener of the Decade. It was a tough fight, but there can only be one winner. You won’t want to miss a single minute of this!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/12/20221 hour, 45 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 999: Dayglow

Indie artist DAYGLOW speaks with us today to share how he stays true to himself and why he wants to make happy music for serious people. The cast explores space (and space camp!), how news negatively effects humans and a church’s illegal attempt at a Christian version of ‘Hamilton.’Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/8/202258 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 998: T.D. Jakes

T.D. Jakes joins us today to discuss the legacy of the Woman, Thou Art Loosed! conference and why he’s decided it’s time to pass the baton to the younger generation. The cast also talks about their interesting conference experiences, Jesse’s nacho average restaurant idea, some positive justice news and more. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/5/202256 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 997: The Cast of 'The Rings of Power'

The cast with Amazon's new 'Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power' join us to share some insight into what fans can expect from the most expensive TV show in history. Plus, the RELEVANT gang dives into the potential reality of UFOs, the ethics of resurrecting extinct animals, the resurrection of MoviePass and more. Stick around to the end to play along in our newest game, Karaoke Hummers!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/1/202252 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 996: Benjamin Hastings

Ben Hastings, the worship artist behind "So Will I (100 Billion X)" and "Highlands: Song of Ascent," shares with us how he learned to write heartfelt worship music, why the Church should be more honest in what we sing to God and how we can celebrate God even in the midst of doubt. Plus, the cast barely keeps it together while talking about Sylvester Stallone, the rise and fall of TV trays, method acting, pastrami sandwiches and so much more. You'll just have to hear it to believe it.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/29/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 995: Eugene Cho

Eugene Cho joins us to talk about the state of world hunger and how Christians can play a big and small part in helping those in need. Plus, the cast discusses Jonah Hill’s decision to take care of his mental health, the shortest day in history, how cartoons can actually save lives and more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/25/20221 hour, 1 minute, 58 seconds
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Episode 994: Tedashii

Tedashii joins us for an important conversation about taking care of your mental health, being honest and transparent in all areas of life and so much more. The cast talks about insane barber haircuts, some behind-the-scenes drama from ‘Jurassic World’ and why we should be following Spider-man’s lead. Plus stick around for the end when we talk about some of YOUR guilty pleasure shows!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/22/202256 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 993: Joel Edgerton

On this episode, we’re joined by ‘Obi-Wan’ star Joel Edgerton to talk about his new movie ‘Thirteen Lives.’ Also, the gang faces off in a real game about fake news and bring out another round of Slices.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/18/202249 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 992: 1K Phew

1K Phew tells us all about his brand new single — which drops NOW — and how he’s using his past to create a better future. Plus, the cast discusses the indescribable new show ‘The Rehearsal,’ how we can get by with a little help from our friends, a popular website’s legal trouble and how ‘Prey’ is breaking records. All this and more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/15/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 991: Jenn Johnson

Bethel Music CEO Jenn Johnson joins us to talk about the future of the worship industry and how the Church can get back to the heart of worship. Plus, the cast dives into the latest drama with Instagram, how to stop phone scams, a Canadian chief candy operator and potential new social media apps.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/11/202255 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 990: Ron Howard and Viggo Mortensen

On this episode, director Ron Howard and actor Viggo Mortensen (ever heard of them?) join us to talk about their new movie 'Thirteen Lives.' Later, the gang debates the ethics of whale watching, weighs the pros and cons of a third party in American politics and explores TobyMac's role in a strange Missouri campaign. Also, Derek has some thoughts about what Jamie's role would be in a bank heist.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/8/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 989: Jo Koy

Comedian Jo Koy tells us all about his experience bringing his personal life to his new hilarious film, ‘Easter Sunday.’ Plus, the cast discusses an Internet conspiracy theory, Facebook’s latest useless changes and why Kylie Jenner needs to throw away her private jet. And make sure you listen to the end to hear a special French edition of Table Topics.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/4/202257 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 988: Echosmith

We're joined by a few "Cool Kids" on today. Echosmith shares with us how they've grown up over the years and are learning to take new risks, even if that feels a little scary. Plus, we figure out why the fun parts of life have gotten so expensive, where all the monarch butterflies have gone, and how each of you are beating the heat.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/1/202249 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 987: Chad Veach

Zoe Church pastor Chad Veach joins us to remind us how important prayer is for the big and small things in life, and how a simple conversation with God can have a major impact. Plus, the cast jumps into two majorly important studies on the Church and shares a story about potentially America's best boss. And stick around to the end for a brand new Epic Battle: Summer Movie Edition!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/28/202252 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 986: The Mountain Goats

This episode we’re joined by one of our favorite indie folk bands, The Mountain Goats. Plus, RELEVANT Buzz covers a new social media app (that might be way healthier); the vulnerable journey of a Hollywood star; and what does Mumford sound like without the Sons? Find out.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/25/202259 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 985: James Vincent McMorrow

James Vincent McMorrow is still learning how to mange other’s expectations, but as he shares with RELEVANT, he’s ready to embrace changes, even if others are hesitant. Plus, the cast cannot stop horsing around during Slices when they dive into new opportunities for the Olympics to grow and a retired lifeguard who’s taking a second lap. And don’t miss the cast's insightful conversation about Creflo Dollar’s recent apology for the prosperity gospel and what it means for the Church.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/21/202247 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 984: Michael Cera and George Takei

'Paws of Fury' co-stars Michael Cera and George Takei join us to talk about how their new film is fun for all ages. Plus, the gang tries to figure out Rolling Stone's interpretation of prayer, debunks the recent fentanyl scare and discusses the mental health emergency number. And stick around to the end to hear the most horrendous plane horror stories!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/18/202256 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 983: Amanda Cook

Amanda Cook opens up about her new album "State of the Union" and gets honest about her mental health journey. Plus, the gang talks about Subway's new menu update, a new poll that shows Americans' view of the Bible, alternative meat options and unnecessary movie sequels.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/14/202241 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 982: John Cho

Actor John Cho joins us to tell us about the important message about grief and family in his new film, "Don't Make Me Go," and navigating a tender story in turbulent times. Plus, the gang is all back together again to discuss Jamie's European adventure, Chris Pratt's recent faith interview, America's declining mistrust in institutions and some very, very bad first dates.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/11/202258 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 981: Dr. Caroline Leaf

This week, we're joined by Dr. Caroline Leaf, a renowned expert on the connection between our brains and the rest of our lives. She tells us why Christians should be especially interested in her field of study, and how we can use our minds to impact our spiritual lives. Also, the gang talks about the perks of being able to stand on one foot and how churches are helping people with climbing gas prices.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/7/202257 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 980: Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes

On this episode of the Relevant Podcast, the gang is joined by hit worship duo Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes to talk about 'The Blessing' of writing worship music in a pandemic. Also, the gang discusses a new church TV show headed to HBO, Jesse shares about his home repair mishaps and a debate about the wisdom of trusting groomsmen with responsibility ensues.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/4/202256 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 979: Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson joins us for this brand new episode to tell us about his return to comedy in Paramount Plus' 'Jerry and Marge Go Large.' Plus, the cast discusses the death of Internet Explorer, a new FDA ban on Juuls, America's fast food hidden gems and so much more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/30/202253 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 978: Naomi Raine

Naomi Raine's life has changed tremendously over the last two years, but she's venturing out on her from Maverick City Music. The worship artist spoke with us about her upcoming solo album and how her journey through life inspired her to worship God even more. Plus, the cast tackles Mark Cuban's new medication company, Florence Pugh's newest role, your editorial feedback and so much more fun.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/27/202249 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 977: Rev. Jacqui Lewis

This week, we're joined by the Reverend Jacqui Lewis to talk about her latest book 'Fierce Love: A Bold Path to Ferocious Courage and Rule-Breaking Kindness That Can Heal the World.' Also, the gang dives deeper into Cameron's mysterious maritime disappearance and swaps Tom Cruise stories. Also, a round of slices and the debut of our latest game: EGOTTA Be Kidding Me.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/23/202255 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 976: Rich Villodas

At a time when it seems like our society is fracturing more than ever, pastor and author Rich Villodas wants to see believers united in their wholeness. He spoke with us about pursuing goodness, kindness and beauty as a way to get back to what we were meant to experience. Plus, the cast navigates their way through the absurdity of ‘Top Gun,’ a humble apology from Lizzo and a study on the decline of women worship artists. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/20/202255 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 975: Lisa Bevere

Lisa Bevere joins us today to talk about God’s fierce love and how we have to spread both love and truth to all of God’s people. Plus, the cast looks into why younger generations are blocking family members on social media, Apple’s new feature to save users from embarrassing texts, Derek’s recent trip to Washington D.C. and so much more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/16/202249 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 974: Dustin Nickerson

On this episode of the RELEVANT Podcast, stand-up comedian Dustin Nickerson joins us to talk about comedy's role in commenting on society (while still being funny). Also, the gang mourns Emily's loss of youth, gets slightly paranoid about the advance of artificial intelligence, checks in the question of the week and tons more.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/13/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 973: Jon Favreau

Actor and director Jon Favreau joins us to discuss his new project 'Prehistoric Planet,' the fascinating new science that shaped the series and what's behind our cultural fascination with dinosaurs. Also the gang takes the Danger Zone to the toughest Tom Cruise trivia game of all time and, of course, another round of slices.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/9/202257 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 972: Bryan and Katie Torwalt

On this comeback episode, we’re joined by worship leaders Bryan and Katie Torwalt. We talk about the need to be constantly reminded of good news, even if it’s sometimes too good to believe, and how the recent season of life has changed the worship industry. Plus, the crew tackles M.I.A.’s big faith announcement, debunks a troublesome myth and looks at the cultural impact of Stranger Things. And your feedback!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/6/202255 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 971: John Mark McMillan

After two years of life seeming at a standstill, it’s time to start looking forward to the future. Singer-songwriter John Mark McMillan shares how we can keep dreaming about what’s coming next while staying mindful in the present. Plus, the cast discusses Taco Bell’s TikTok musical, VR video games and the real-life yellow brick road. And you won’t want to miss the end, when the gang listens to some of the most cringe Christian pop parodies of all time.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/26/202242 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 970: TAYA

As the Australian worship artist steps out with her debut solo album, TAYA shares with us what it’s like to take a big leap of faith, especially when you don’t know where you’ll land. Plus, the cast discusses Biden’s plan to provide high-speed Internet to low-income homes and Christian wine moms who embrace ‘Minions’ meme culture. Stick around to the end, too, when we share some of your deranged dentist stories.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/23/202252 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 969: Hulvey

Christian hip-hop is impressive at the moment, and Hulvey is one artist who’s found a unique lane—combining hip-hop, pop and soul into something truly original. Don't miss our conversation with him. Plus, the cast talks about the greatest Goodwill purchase of all time, an unbelievable OJ-cereal, real-life conspiracy theories and so much more!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/20/202252 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 968: Karen Swallow Prior

In light of the recent Roe V Wade news, we sit down with Karen Swallow Prior to talk about the Christian response and what's likely next for the pro-life movement. She's a professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has written extensively on the subject. Plus, the cast dives into the absurdity of the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise, the shocking housing market crisis and a pastor who is suing Kanye. Also, get to know the cast a little better at the end with some Table Topics!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/16/202259 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 967: DeVon Franklin

DeVon Franklin is someone Hollywood needs right now. Our conversation with the TV and film producer shows how he's using unexpected methods to encourage believers to be a light in a dark place. Plus, the cast explores a questionable Oreo science experiment, why dolls are washing up on Texas beaches and how squatter’s rights exactly work. And stick around to the end when Jesse shares his thoughts on some Old Testament life lessons!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/12/202255 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 966: Kel Mitchell

Comedian Kel Mitchell joins us to share about his personal faith journey and how he wants to share his story with us, as well as his partnership with World Vision. The cast also jumps into what should come next following the ‘Roe V Wade’ leak, why Netflix has changed so much and a topic not enough people are discussing: the dentist’s office. Stick around to the end to hear your feedback on what Elon Musk should do with Twitter!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/9/202250 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 965: Christine Caine

Christine Caine joins us today to share how to keep up with spiritual disciplines, even — especially — if you don't feel like it. Plus, the cast celebrates Jamie's birthday and discusses some truly insane Slices, like a marketing scheme gone wrong, an imaginary friend turned killer microwave and a penguin post office. And stick around to the end where the cast gets to know each other a little bit better!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/5/202253 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 964: 1K Phew

Hip-hop artist 1K Phew joins us today to talk about creating a deeper connection between the Church and culture through music. Also, the cast dives into Elon Musk’s recent investment, a new study that shows young voters are growing increasingly apathetic about politics, the Chris Pratt backlash and more. Plus, stick around to the end to hear some your insane home alone stories!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/2/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 963: Dr. Derwin Gray

Today, Dr. Derwin Gray joins us to talk about how Christians can bring justice to the racial divisions in our own churches. Plus, the cast dives into the absurdity of Mr. Beast pranks, the questionable need for a professional baby namer and the dream of living on a cruise all year long. And don’t miss the game at the end—all we can say is it has to do with those insane youth group games we all played.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/28/202247 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 962: We The Kingdom

Things get pretty goofy on this new episode! The gang discusses the truth behind Disney Jail, paranormal fish and the greed of air mattress corporations. Plus, they dive into Kendrick Lamar’s new album announcement, AriZona Iced Tea refusing to give into inflation and so much more. And We The Kingdom joins us to share what it’s really like to work closely with family.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/25/20221 hour, 8 seconds
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Episode 961: Judah & The Lion

This episode will have you laughing the whole time. The cast covers lots of wild conversations, from Easter fits to bizarre movie plots to accidentally winning the lottery. Plus, Jamie, Derek and Jesse go head to head to determine who’s the expert reality TV viewer. And, Judah Akers from Judah & the Lion joins us to discuss the band’s latest musical endeavor!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/21/202242 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 960: Wande

The cast has a lot to share in this episode, starting with the best advice of all: eat more Twizzlers! And, they discuss why mental health is important to professional lives, a recent case in Michigan and some movies on our radar. At the end, we share your feedback for the Coco the Gorilla Podcast Network. Plus, Wande joins us to share where her passion for her music comes from and where she wants to go next.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/18/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 959: Johnnyswim

This episode has some of the most bizarre Slices you will ever hear, from a fugitive flamingo to a potential new X-Men mutant named… Jesus? If that wasn’t weird enough, wait until you hear the cast play our new Michael Bay-inspired game BAYHEM! Plus, Johnnyswim join us to share about their new era and how the pandemic led them to a new creative place.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/14/202246 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 958: Mark Wahlberg

The cast is finally all back together, and they have a message for youth pastors who insist on playing games that involve feet: cut it out! Plus, they discuss Twitter’s new change-ups, Selena Gomez’s Internet sabbatical, Cameron’s path to becoming part of the Orlando Magic and so much more. And don’t miss the one and only Marky Mark (sans the Funky Bunch) who stops by to share the faithful message of his new film ‘Father Stu.’Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/11/20221 hour, 21 seconds
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Episode 957: Dr. Christina Edmondson & Ekemini Uwan

This episode is full of some unbelievably hilarious moments! The cast can’t keep it together while discussing dog’s powerful noses, air purifying headphones, the “forthcoming” sequel to ‘Passion of the Christ’ and so much more we can't even put into words. Plus, Dr. Christina Edmondson & Ekemini Uwan give us incredible insight into the trials they’ve experienced in their justice work while sharing how we can have a deeper understanding of racial equity.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/7/202252 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 956: For King & Country

For King & Country join us to discuss how their music has impacted their lives over the years and what they’re looking forward to in the future. Plus, the cast discusses the awards show everyone’s been talking about (that’s right, the Grammys!) and a service that turns your prayers into NFTs… Yes, you read that correctly. All this and more on our latest episode!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/4/202249 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 955: Trip Lee

Trip Lee joins us today to discuss his musical journey over the years. Plus, the gang discusses the most boring jobs, Netflix cracking down on user accounts and Pusha T’s diss track about… Arby’s? And stick around to the end when we hear your feedback on dream song covers.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/31/202238 minutes, 12 seconds
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Bonus Episode: RELEVANT+ Conversation with John Mark Comer

On this free preview of our new podcast 'RELEVANT+ Conversations,' John Mark Comer joins us to discuss how Christians can best pursue truth in a world that constantly spreads lies and how false narratives can take over our lives. The 'RELEVANT+ Conversations' podcast releases each week exclusively for RELEVANT+ subscribers. To get more episodes and see all the other RELEVANT+ benefits, get more info here: https://relevantmagazine.com/our-plans/ Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/29/202231 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 954: Adam McKay

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Adam McKay joins us to share an important message he has for the Church. Speaking of the Oscars, the cast competes in an Epic Battle over some award nominees and we dive into some Oscar drama (no pun intended) during this episode’s RELEVANT Buzz. Plus there’s so much more you don’t want to miss!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/28/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 953: nobigdyl.

Today’s episode is kind of a big deal because one of our favorite rappers, nobigdyl. joins us! We discuss his journey as an artist, the future of Christian hip-hop and more. Plus, the crew discusses the world’s humblest angel, Dolly Parton, Mark Zuckerberg’s surprising faith comments, strange birthday gifts and so much more!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/24/202251 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 952: Ryan Reynolds

Movie star Ryan Reynolds joins us today! We chat about his adventurous new film ‘The Adam Project’ and what he’s looking forward to next. Plus, the gang talks about the new investigation into TikTok, a Billy Joel-less biopic, what they’d want to be hypnotized for and more wacky “hot tub hot take” conversations.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/21/20221 hour, 5 seconds
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Episode 951: Lisa Sharon Harper

Today’s episode is a big one! Lisa Sharon Harper joins us, and we talk about how the Church can help the world move forward in racial reconciliation. Plus, it’s Cameron and Michael Scott’s birthdays, the crew brings Slices, and we have some major, gigantic news that you cannot skip! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/15/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 950: Shawn Levy

The director of the huge new film ‘The Adam Project,’ Shawn Levy, joins us today. We discuss his journey with filmmaking, how his friendship with Ryan Reynolds has shaped how he creates movies and more. Plus, the gang tackles the miraculous return of Will Smith in the sequel to ‘I Am Legend,' a new initiative that encourages churches to build affordable housing, some classic road trip questions and Cameron's big birthday plans! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/11/20221 hour, 51 seconds
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Episode 949: Drew and Ellie Holcomb

Drew and Ellie Holcomb join us on this week's episode to talk about discovering a new definition of home, what it's like to be creative together as a couple and why they're grateful to be back on the road. Also, the gang discusses the pros and cons of committing crimes in your signature sneakers and explore new horizons in combining two sports into one. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/8/202249 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 948: Shad

One of our favorite rappers Shad joins us to talk about his latest album and how he's trying to repair the disconnections brought on by modern living. Also, the gang tries to rank America's most sinful states and breaks down the pros and cons of superhero cosplay. Speaking of superheroes, stick around to hear Jesse and Derek face off in our Ultimate Batman Movie Quiz.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/4/202259 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 947: Kristin Du Mez

On this week's show, 'Jesus and John Wayne' author Kristin Du Mez author joins us to talk about patriarchy in modern American Christianity and her hope for a more equitable future in the Church. Also, the gang debates the highs and lows of mixing sports and the most awkward church videos of all time, as submitted by you. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/1/202252 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 946: Channing Tatum

Hollywood heavyweight Channing Tatum joins us today to share some surprising behind-the-scenes stories from his directorial debut film, 'Dog,’ which releases today. And speaking of debuts, a new RELEVANT staffer joins the cast (temporarily) while the crew dives into the “controversy” around Wordle, the shortage of pastors in America and a lot more. And stick around til the end for a giant-sized edition of “What’s Jesse Thinking”! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/25/202253 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 945: Bob Goff

The one and only Bob Goff joins us in the final chapter of our "New You" series to talk about the keys to living an undistracted life. Also, the gang brings Slices — including a real-life witch hunt going on in Tennessee — and explores some hilarious moments in viral cringey videos that you won't want to miss ... assuming you've got a high tolerance for awkward moments. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/22/202247 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 944: Propaganda and Derek Minor

Propaganda and Derek Minor sit down for a raw, honest conversation about their reflections on Black History Month and the future of racial justice in America. Also, the crew discusses Dollywood's wild new policy for employees and compare notes on the life-saving properties of Wordle. And don't miss the return of Epic Battle ...now featuring a Winter Olympics twist. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/18/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 943: Max Lucado

Author and pastor Max Lucado joins us as part of our "New You" series to discuss his take on the most famous Bible verse of them all. Also, the gang discusses Robert Pattinson's ambient music aspirations and the incredible true story of an art museum security guard's unfortunate method of passing the time. Also, we hear some of your worst date stories of all time. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/15/202243 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 942: Kristian Stanfill

Kristian Stanfill joins us to reflect on this year’s Passion Conference and share how community is important to our spiritual walk. The cast discusses the unbelievable plots of the ‘Taken’ films, the Spotify-Joe Rogan controversy, Oscar nominees and more. Plus, we pick our “dream” Super Bowl halftime show. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/11/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 941: Debra Fileta

Debra Fileta joins us for some much-need relationship advice as part of our “New You” series! Plus, we Slice up some news about a new virtual game for ‘The Office,’ alcoholic monkeys and the best way to get some sleep. And stick around for the end when we read share our favorite snow day stories submitted by you. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/8/202244 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 940: Trip Lee & Lecrae

Today’s episode is like a reverse mullet — party in the front and business in the back. First, we introduce our new RELEVANT Buzz segment and the cast plays a hilarious round of Finish the Lyric with a listener. Then, Trip Lee and Lecrae join us for a very honest and important discussion about Reach Records' decision to cut professional ties with GAWVI, their plans on restoring trust with fans and their hopes for moving forward. You can listen to our full, unedited interview with them at the end of today's episode. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/4/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 939: Jess Connolly

Today, author and speaker Jess Connolly joins us to talk about how getting serious about her faith helped her break free from body shape. Also, the gang reviews some harrowing new jingles for the Slices segment and we debut Finish the Lyric, a brand new game for youth group die-hards only. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/1/202256 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 938: Lin-Manuel Miranda

The one and only Lin-Manuel Miranda joins us today to talk about his latest films. Plus, Jesse tells us all about his wild snow day, we look into what’s going on with prayer apps, and an out-of-this-world guest joins us for the question of the week to share her personal UFO experience. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/28/202250 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 937: Ian Morgan Cron

For the next segment of our "New You" series, Ian Morgan Cron joins us to discuss how the enneagram can help shape our lives for the better. Plus, the cast discusses the first successful animal-to-human transplant surgery, the ongoing strike at Riker's Prison and Daniel Radcliffe being cast as Weird Al Yankovic. And at the end, the cast decides who they would want to live with in a brand new game. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/25/202249 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 936: Brooke Ligertwood

Hillsong worship leader Brooke Ligertwood joins us on today’s new episode to tell us about her new music and what she thinks about the future of the Church. Plus, we have some “spit takes” about a certain sermon illustration, and the cast discusses how some crypto bros had an epic fail. And at the end the editorial question of the week turns extraterrestrial! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/21/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 935: Art Rainer

Financial expert Art Rainer joins us for the next installment of our “New You” series to explain why God cares about our money problems and how you can take better care of your finances. Plus, this week’s Slices cover the team of theologians helping NASA prepare for aliens, why you should always tip your servers, and two cops who risked it all for a rare Pokemon. And stick around to the end to find out what Jesse’s been thinking! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/18/202254 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 934: Saint Motel

Saint Motel frontman AJ Jackson joins us on today’s episode to discuss what it was like to create a soundtrack for a movie that doesn’t exist. Plus, we discuss what it’s been like navigating life in the pandemic, and we’ve got a double feature for RELEVANT News that covers racial reparations and the scientists trying to close the “Gates of Hell.” Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/14/202254 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 933: Brittney Moses

Mental health expert Brittney Moses joins us for the second week of our “New You'' series to tell us about the benefits of therapy and what to look for in a counselor. Plus, we cover Keanu Reeves being an amazing human, why so many Americans are leaving their jobs, and fish who can drive cars (seriously). And at the end we’ve got an outrageous round of Epic Battle you won’t want to miss! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/11/202245 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 932: Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington (you read that correctly) joins us with author Dana Canedy to talk about the role their faith played in their new film ‘A Journal for Jordan.’ Plus, we talk about the insane Virginia snowstorm that left people stranded for hours, a Boston church that is paying “royalties” for spirituals, recent late celebrities’ legacies and more!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/7/202248 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 931: Nish Weiseth

Faith expert Nish Weiseth joins us to explain what deconstruction really is and why it’s gained so much popularity over the last few years. Plus, we examine why humans are cussing more and more, how a husband and wife safely delivered their baby in a Tesla, and why we should all be reading the fine print. At the end, we test the cast’s knowledge of 2021. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/4/202246 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 930: The Best of 2021

We can’t believe we’re saying it, but 2021 is (nearly) over! This year has truly been a memorable one for us at RELEVANT, and we’re celebrating by remembering a few of our favorite moments with guests. From faith leaders like Christine Caine and Derwin Gray, to global superstars like Jessica Chastain and Daniel Kaluuya, we’ve had some incredible conversations with some of our favorite people. Take a walk down memory lane with our Best Of episode! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/28/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 929: Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield (who may be having the best year of his life?) tells us about all the creative boundaries he’s been pushing and what’s next for him. Plus, we dig into Billie Eilish’s bold statements about pornography, and a special guest listener joins us to explain why she said Jesse might be a sociopath. It’s a jam-packed episode you won’t want to skip! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/24/202152 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 928: Danté Stewart

Author and activist Danté Stewart joins us to explain why it’s important for the Church to focus on reconciliation, liberation and freedom for all people. Jesse shares his thoughts on Christmas shopping — and it’s something we all can agree on. And, Derek shares the awesome story behind his Christmas song, “Black Santa.” Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/21/202149 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 927: Zachary Levi

The ‘Chuck’ and ‘Shazam!’ star joins us to discuss his exciting new role as NFL legend Kurt Warner and how his faith has played a major influence in his life on and off screen. Plus, we have RELEVANT News and a special fan joins us to predict our favorite ice cream flavors, and she dishes out a major twist at the end you won’t believe! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/17/202159 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 926: Shauna Niequist

The best-selling author of 'Bread & Wine' and 'Present Over Perfect' joins us to talk about what's happened since her last book (to say everything changed is an understatement), and yes, gives a sneak peek at her new book releasing this spring. Plus, we dive into Joel Osteen's plumbing problems and Jesus' mad carpentry skills. And it's cast family game night! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/14/202155 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 925: Alexandra Shipp and Robin De Jesus

The stars of the hit movie 'tick, tick...BOOM!' share what it's like to be creative in a difficult season and how to maintain your mental health while pursuing your passions. Plus, the cast gets into Peter Jackson's The Beatles documentary and (unrelated) why sorcery has been trending this year. Plus more! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/10/202151 minutes, 25 seconds
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Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey joins us today to discuss how you can get rid of toxicity in the Church without walking away from your faith. Plus, on Slices we cover some interesting news, a heart-warming sports moment, and a recent chaotic cash grab incident. And stick around for the end to play Cage Match — a game about, you guessed it, Nicolas Cage. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/7/202152 minutes, 11 seconds
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Madison Prewett

Madison Prewett joins us today! The former Bachelor contestant shares an inspiring message about how we are all made for this specific moment. Plus, we try to unpack the age-old question of why a good God allows bad things to happen on RELEVANT News. And, we share our favorite responses about your most regrettable purchases — some of these answers will shock listeners. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/3/202156 minutes, 18 seconds
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David Kinnaman

This week, the Barna Group's David Kinnaman joins us to shed some light on new research into the rise of pastor burnout. Also, the gang breaks down just how realistic the Thanos snap was and ranks their favorite Keanu Reeves movies. Oh, and Jesse's thinking about opening a new video rental store.Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/30/202158 minutes, 47 seconds
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Lecrae

Lecrae joins us today to talk about his new financial web series and give some of his thoughts on how Christians can manage their money better. Also, the gang delves into the strange origins of "Black Friday," hear your thoughts about which foods should never be added to a recipe and Jesse has a new beef with Bagel Bites. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/26/202153 minutes, 34 seconds
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Jon Tyson

Jon Tyson joins us today to discuss the importance of fatherhood. Plus, we try to unpack the future of the metaverse, the rise of wired headphones (again) and space babies. And stick around to the end for a brand new Thanksgiving-themed game! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/23/202151 minutes, 50 seconds
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Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens and Joshua Henry join us today to talk about their new film ‘Tick, Tick...Boom!’ Plus, we try to unpack an unsettling event at Cornerstone Church earlier this week and discuss the best Thanksgiving dishes, early pop culture memories and more. Listen now! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/19/202146 minutes, 16 seconds
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Kirsten Powers

Kirsten Powers joins us to discuss how we can actually show grace and love to people we disagree with. Plus, we discuss Thanksgiving side dishes, the new nine ideological beliefs Americans tend to fall into, diapers in space, and more. And stick around to the end when the cast answers your questions! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/16/20211 hour, 28 seconds
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Tony Hale

Tony Hale joins us today to discuss his latest acting adventure. Plus, we discuss the tragedy at Astroworld, the right time to decorate for Christmas, and why the world needs more pizza bagels. Check it out now! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/12/202157 minutes, 3 seconds
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Jenn Johnson

Jenn Johnson joins us on today’s podcast to talk about her brand new book, “All Things Lovely.” Plus, we discuss the first CCM A.I. artist, a ton of trash piling up in the world, and the return of a parrot who learned Spanish. And at the end, we test our word knowledge in a brand new game. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/9/202153 minutes, 14 seconds
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Brandon Lake

On today’s episode, Brandon Lake joins us to share his latest musical adventures with us. Plus, we’ve got RELEVANT News and we dig into why millennials who grew up in church go hard for Halloween. And you have to stick to the end to hear the new question of the week – it’s a good one! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/5/202150 minutes, 24 seconds
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Erwin McManus

Pastor and author Erwin McManus joins us today to explain why he thinks Jesus is a genius. Plus, we discuss an insane cruise deal, a bizarre food deal, and why you should always answer your phone. And we’ve got a fantastic new “What’s Jesse Thinking?” at the end of the show. Listen now! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/2/202141 minutes, 51 seconds
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John Mark McMillan

Our guest today is John Mark McMillan! We spoke with him about his new ep ‘Has It Been You’ (which you should definitely listen to!). Plus, we discuss a potentially misleading survey that’s been making it’s way around the Internet on RELEVANT News, and Cameron’s questionable choice to visit a cabin in the woods during Halloween. At the end, we share some potential last minute Halloween costume ideas. It’s a spooktacular episode you won’t want to miss! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/29/202157 minutes, 29 seconds
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Dr. Hillary McBride

Dr. Hillary McBride joins us today to discuss the powerful idea of “embodiment” — viewing our bodies as more than just physical things. Plus, we dig into robot dogs with guns, why Amazon is listening in on us, turning hobbies into themed rooms and more. And stick around to the end for the Spooky Season Spectacular game! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/26/202156 minutes, 28 seconds
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Aaron Cole

Christian hip-hop artist Aaron Cole joins us on today’s episode to discuss his journey as a musician. Plus, we get to know our associate editor Emily Brown a little bit better, explore why so many employees are leaving their jobs right now, and reveal our favorite stories from you about water mishaps. There’s a ton of fun, so start listening now!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/22/202159 minutes, 22 seconds
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Ruth Chou Simons

On today’s episode, author and speaker Ruth Chou Simons joins us to discuss how we can push back on the negative self-improvement narrative. Plus, we’ve got some crazy slices about wizards, bumblebees and enneagrams. And at the end we have our best round of Epic Battle ever! You will be thinking about this all week long. Listen now! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/19/202150 minutes, 50 seconds
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NEEDTOBREATHE

Bear Reinhart from NEEDTOBREATHE joins us on today’s episode. Plus, we discuss the shocking news of Katie Couric editing Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s comments on RELEVANT News, the need for a rescuing duck boat and more. Stick around to the end to hear last week's responses to our question about Hell Houses. Things get pretty wild! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/15/202156 minutes, 59 seconds
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Sadie Robertson Huff

On today’s episode, Sadie Robertson Huff joins us to explore how we can live on purpose. Plus, we discuss the failed plan to spread joy with a Mike Meyers mask, the actual joy of COVID-19 deaths decreasing, and the insanity of an art gallery paying thousands of dollars for a blank canvas. At the end, Jamie, Jesse and Kristen each take a turn defending their home states in a brand new game. You won’t want to miss it!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/12/202153 minutes, 34 seconds
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Andy Mineo

Things get a little crazy on today’s episode: Andy Mineo joins us to talk about his brand new album, ‘Never Land II.’ Plus, Kristen Howerton is back! She joins us to discuss Facebook’s crazy week and hell houses, and we look through your submissions for last week’s editorial question of the week about crazy MLMs.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/8/202145 minutes, 53 seconds
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Derwin Gray

On today’s episode, Derwin Gray joins us to discuss how we can utilize prayer to get our lives back on track. Plus, we get into what Derek’s "Rap Snacks" flavor would be, Amazon’s “Astro” robot, Kenneth Copeland’s latest attempt to get money for a private jet and the clown shortage in Northern Ireland. And stick around to the end when we play Mystery Mascot. This episode gets pretty wild so start listening now!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/5/202152 minutes, 6 seconds
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Riley Clemmons

Riley Clemmons joins us today to talk about how her faith keeps her grounded and how she wants to grow as an artist. Plus, we discuss the recent controversy rising in the Southern Baptist Convention on RELEVANT News, and Jesse explains how he is on his way to becoming the next great football coach (at least, in his eyes). And we reveal some of the best responses from last week’s Editorial Question of the Week. Stick around to the end to hear next week’s question — you’re going to love it!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/1/202153 minutes, 15 seconds
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Levi Lusko

Levi Lusko tells us how the next generation of believers is shaping the Church and what we can do to encourage and equip Gen Z. Plus we have some of our most unbelievable Slices, from mammoth’s coming back from the dead to Chick-fil-a sandwiches being sold on a Sunday! And find out what a “damp squib” is in our brand new game, The Queen’s English. All on today’s episode!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/28/202147 minutes, 11 seconds
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Director Ted Melfi

Happy Friday! Award-winning director Ted Melfi joins us today to discuss his latest film, ‘The Starling,’ starring Melissa McCarthy and Chris O’Dowd as a couple trying to find hope in a tragic situation. Plus, on RELEVANT News we discuss the tragedy of the 710 indigenous women who have gone missing since 2011. We also discuss the unbelievable MLM schemes people fall trap to, and Jesse tells us he’s been thinking about the joy of physics. And stick around to the end to hear the editorial question of the week!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/24/202157 minutes, 41 seconds
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John Mark Comer

On today’s episode, pastor John Mark Comer joins us to discuss how Christians can best pursue truth in a world that constantly spreads lies. Plus, we talk about the Beanie Babies scandal on Ebay, how Jeff Bezos is trying to find eternal life his own way, the cringeworthy idea of turning social justice into a reality show competition and more. Stick around ‘til the end where we play our own version of Rotten Tomatoes.Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/21/202150 minutes, 41 seconds
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Jessica Chastain

Happy Friday! On today’s episode, the incredibly talented Jessica Chastain joins us to talk about her new film, ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye,’ and what she thinks we get wrong about Tammy Faye Bakker. Plus, we discuss how flawed Facebook’s algorithm is and why society is more interested in divisive and fake news. And stick around for the end because we brought back one of our favorite segments — Ask the Cast. We answer some of your wacky questions that you won’t want to miss.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/17/202158 minutes, 8 seconds
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Rebekah Lyons

Rebekah Lyons, author and speaker, joins us for today’s episode to discuss the importance of surrendering our “yes” to God even in the midst of uncertainty. Plus, we discuss the flawed plan of faking a vaccine card and the epidemic of the McDonald’s McFlurries machine always being down, and we debate the braggability of being in the Boy Scouts. And stick around to the end to hear Jesse’s thoughts about the real, secretive room hidden within Mount Rushmore.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/14/202149 minutes, 59 seconds
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Jennifer Hudson and Remembering Michael K. Williams

The Friday episode is here! Today, the one and only Derek Minor speaks with Jennifer Hudson about her upcoming role as the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin in the biopic ‘Respect.’ Plus, we remember legendary actor Michael K. Williams for who he was on and off the screen. And we celebrate the beginning of fall by quizzing our knowledge of Taylor Swift songs vs. Christian Romance Novels. Grab a pumpkin spice latte and listen now!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/10/202155 minutes, 22 seconds
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Housefires' Pat Barrett and Inside Our Fall Issue

SURPRISE! You asked, we listened — the RELEVANT Podcast is back to two episodes a week. On this episode, Pat Barrett from Housefires joins us to discuss being both a worship leader and a musician. Speaking of worship leaders, we look into how Fender is setting their sights on praise and worship bands. Plus we discuss Harvard’s new atheist chaplain and Mountain Dew’s new flamin’ hot flavor. And stick around for the end, where we reveal our fall digital issue and all the new RELEVANT stuff we have coming your way.Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/7/202154 minutes, 25 seconds
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Jenny Yang on the Crisis in Afghanistan

On today’s episode, World Relief’s Jenny Yang joins us to explain the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and what Christians can do to help. Plus, Derek is back, and he is ready to talk! We discuss RELEVANT blowing up Instagram and who exactly gets to wear a band’s merch. And, we have another round of Epic Battle. You won’t want to miss this!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/3/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 11 seconds
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Jon Foreman

On this week’s episode, Jon Foreman joins us to tell us what he and Switchfoot have been up to and what they’re looking forward to in the future. Plus, we discuss Facebook’s virtual staff meeting idea no one asked for, a new study on Christian’s thoughts on salvation and Argentina’s capybara problem. And, stick around until the end for one of our favorite games: Epic Battle!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/27/202116 minutes, 49 seconds
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'CODA' Filmmaker Sian Heder

On today’s episode, filmmaker and writer Sian Heder joins us to tells us all about her latest film, ‘CODA,’ which recently premiered on Apple TV+. Plus, we discuss how talking a lot can strengthen your mind, getting mistaken for famous people and remembering important, practical things in life by getting them tattooed on you. And, stick around for the end when Jesse tries to convince us to go on a buried treasure hunt with him.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/20/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 21 seconds
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Jackie Hill Perry

On today’s episode, author and speaker Jackie Hill Perry discusses her new book, which explores the importance of God’s holiness in our lives. Plus, Cameron, Derek, Jesse and Tyler contemplate Little Ceasar’s creepy marketing strategy, the new hosts for Jeopardy!, and the asteroid colliding with the Earth (in 60 years). And, in honor of Friday the 13th, we test our superstition knowledge in our new game, Dumb Luck. Listen now!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/13/20211 hour, 33 minutes, 9 seconds
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Jefferson Bethke

On today’s episode, Jefferson Bethke tells us how we can establish Biblical, mission minded families in our homes. Plus, Cameron, Jamie, Derek and Jesse discuss Scarlett Johanson’s lawsuit against Disney, Hobby Lobby’s legal trouble, Jean Claude Van Damme (accidentally!) aiding a heist, and more. Be sure to stick around for the end for another hilarious round of the Podcast Olympics. Listen now!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/6/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 10 seconds
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Hillsong Young & Free

On today’s episode, Hillsong Young & Free tells us all about their new EP, ‘Out Here on a Friday Where It Began,’ which drops today. Plus, we discuss Facebook stepping into the religious world and New York utilizing mental health specialists instead of police. Derek and Cameron also give a rundown on their families’ adventures in Orlando. And stick around for the end when we play another round of Podcast Olympics!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/30/20211 hour, 43 minutes, 31 seconds
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KevOnStage

On today’s episode, KevOnStage joins us to discuss his humorous journey and how he uses his faith to set him apart from other comedians. Plus, we discuss Nicolas Cage stepping down from his role as ‘Tiger King,’ some interesting Central Florida attractions (other than Disney) and highly unusual hibachi restaurant experiences. And, we have a pretty sports-packed episode: we talk about Norway women’s handball uniforms and the Milwaukee Bucks, and we play our version of the Olympics on the podcast. Don’t miss out!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/23/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 37 seconds
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Skye Jethani, William Fitzsimmons, and Cruising Q and A

On this week’s episode, Skye Jethani, author, speaker and friend of the show, joins us to discuss how taking prayer seriously can change our lives. And, William Fitzsimmons talks with us about his latest album, ‘Ready the Astronaut.’ Plus, we discuss Richard Branson launching into space, a new Tower of Babel attraction (what could go wrong with that?), a New Mexico church that paid off the entire state’s medical debt and more. Stick around for the end, too, when we play a new game that just might inspire your next road trip. Listen now!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/16/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 30 seconds
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Japanese Breakfast, RELEVANT News: Paris Edition and Cure for the Comment Cold

On this week’s episode, Michelle Zauner aka Japanese Breakfast tells us all about the wild and incredible year she’s been having, and what’s on the horizon for her. Our senior editor Tyler Huckabee joins us from Paris to give us some very French news. Plus, we discuss how advertisers are trying to hack into our dreams, whether or not the House of Mouse can copyright a deity, and more. And stick around to the end for our new game, Cure for the Comment Cold. You don’t want to skip this!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/9/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 1 second
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Mark Batterson, Ellie Holcomb and the VeggieTales Theological Debate

On this week’s episode, pastor and author Mark Batterson joins us to discuss strategies we can implement for success. And, Ellie Holcomb talks with us about the songs on her latest album, Canyon. Jesse dives deep into sensory deprivation tanks and we discuss how a Noah’s Ark replica is stuck in the UK. Plus, we explain the VeggieTales “theology controversy” between our very own Tyler Huckabee and the Holy Post Podcast. Listen now!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/2/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 17 seconds
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Cautious Clay, Dr. Caroline Leaf on Brain Health, and Epic Battle

On this week’s podcast, Kristen Howerton fills in for Jamie, and she takes part in Epic Battle at the end of the episode. But first, Joseph Karpeh, better known as the singer, songwriter and producer Cautious Clay joins us to talk about his musical journey — where he’s been and where he’s going. Plus, for our final installment of our Quarterlife series, we talk to Dr. Caroline Leaf about the importance of taking care of your brain in order to keep a healthy life. And, during Slices we discuss the unknown ingredients in Subway’s tuna sandwiches, Jesse's new haircut, the new Fast and Furious film 'F9' and so much more. Listen now!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/25/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 2 seconds
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Sleeping At Last, Marvel's Christian Superhero and Talking Church and Sex

Episode 886: This week, Sleeping at Last (aka Ryan O'Neal) joins us to discuss his musical, creative and spiritual journey. Then for our Quarterlife Conversation, we speak with the co-authors of 'The Great Sex Rescue,' Sheila Gregoire and Rebecca Lindenbach, who are pioneering a new way for the Church to talk about sex. Plus, the gang has a major nerd-out moment talking about Marvel Comics' little-known 1990s Christian superhero, The Illuminator. Then there's Slices, Jesse shares his very passionate thoughts about Shark Week and more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/18/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 32 seconds
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Christine Caine on Spiritual Burnout, Phillip LaRue and UFOs

This week we’re joined by author, speaker and activist Christine Caine. It’s a fascinating conversation about spiritual burnout — how easily we can fall into it, how to keep our guard up and what to do when we get there. Also, singer/songwriter Phillip LaRue tells us the beautiful story behind his latest music. The cast brings slices — Jesse takes us on a deep dive into the new UFO news, Jamie tells us about the craziest fried food you’ve ever heard of, and Derek figured out why all the housing prices are so high. And at the end of the show, we have a game that you just have to hear to believe.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/11/20211 hour, 19 minutes, 48 seconds
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Propaganda, RELEVANT’s Summer Issue Preview and Mental Health Expert Dr. Peace Amadi

The guys are back from Wyoming, and on today’s show we’re joined by another member of the trip — hip-hop artist, poet and activist Propaganda. We talk about his new book and album series, Terraform, and recap some highlights from our adventures out West. We also preview the epic summer issue of RELEVANT, and for our Quarterlife Conversation (presented by UHSM), mental health expert Dr. Peace Amadi joins us to talk about navigating anxiety with faith. Plus, Slices, RELEVANT News, Jamie’s big media moment and a lot more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/4/20211 hour, 44 minutes, 48 seconds
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CROWDER on His Upcoming Album and Dr. Dharius Daniels on How to Date Well

On this week’s podcast, iconic worship artist David Crowder discusses his new album, “Milk and Honey.” And for this our Quarterlife segment (presented by UHSM), pastor and author Dr. Dharius Daniels shares tips on both dating and breaking up well. Plus, RELEVANT News and Slices covers everything you need to be in the know about, from songs about heartbreak from the newest teen pop sensation to Mark Zuckerberg’s sunscreen problem. You won’t want to miss this!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/28/20211 hour, 21 minutes, 24 seconds
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Sho Baraka on Creativity in Justice, Jennifer Dukes Lee Talks Eliminating Stress and RELEVANT’s “Dudecast” Plays International Blockbuster Game

Author, artist and activist Sho Baraka joins us this week to discuss his new book and shares how creativity and the arts are essential in the fight for justice and equality. Also, Jennifer Dukes Lee shares tips on eliminating stress and hustle from your life during our Quarterlife Conversation, presented by UHSM. Plus, this week’s “dudecast” tackles RELEVANT News and Slices, covering everything from Criss Angel’s new restaurant to UFOs. And stick around until the end to play along with a new game: International Blockbuster.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/21/20211 hour, 22 minutes
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Louie Giglio, Natalie Bergman and an Xtreme Bible Game

This week, Passion founder Louie Giglio joins us to talk about mental health — both his own struggles and how he’s found help winning those battles practically, mentally and spiritually. (It’s this week’s Quarterlife Conversation, presented by UHSM.) Also, we introduce you to singer/songwriter Natalie Bergman, whose amazing new album ‘Mercy’ is about both an unbelievable tragedy and the peace she was able to find in the middle of it. Plus, there’s RELEVANT News and Slices covering the gamut from an enterprising 4-year-old to summer travel to Black Superman. And don’t miss the end of the show, where the cast and a listener go to battle in an Xtreme study Bible game!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/14/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 33 seconds
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Maverick City Music’s Chandler Moore, Author Jon Acuff, JoeBro and ‘Dominion Dating’

Episode 880: This week, Chandler Moore from Maverick City Music joins us to talk about the amazing live album they just released in collaboration with Elevation Worship. We talk about how the partnership came about—and how working together unlocked a whole new lane of creative inspiration for them all. For our Quarterlife Conversation (presented by UHSM), we talk to author Jon Acuff about silencing our inner critics and how to re-train our inner voices to encourage—not discourage—our mental health. We also have RELEVANT News and at the end of the show, the triumphant return of “What’s Jesse Thinking.” But can we be honest? The only thing you’re going to remember from all that is the what-in-the-world-is-happening Slices segment that absolutely gets derailed by some JoeBro news and Dominion Dating. The thing is, it doesn’t just stay in Slices. That conversation shows up all show long, gets crazier and crazier, and just, please be warned that the end of the episode maybe shouldn’t be played on the car speakers if little ears are in the vicinity. Yes, we know it’s a long episode. But trust us, that ending is what people are going to be talking about 6 months from now 😂 ...--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/7/20211 hour, 41 minutes, 32 seconds
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Mat Kearney, Mike Foster—Plus, MARTY from Social Club Misfits is Back for More

Episode 879: Singer/songwriter extraordinaire Matt Kearney debuts some of his upcoming album ‘January Flower,’ and tells us why it’s his most personal project yet. Then, for our Quarterlife conversation (presented by UHSM) we talk to counselor and author Mike Foster about some of the obstacles twentysomethings face on the road to mental wellness. Then cast brings Slices, we have RELEVANT News and RELEVANT Recommends, and yes, at the end of the show he’s baaaaaaack—MARTY from Social Club Misfits joins us for round 2 of the RELEVANT Culture Quiz.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/30/20211 hour, 25 minutes, 21 seconds
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MARTY From Social Club Misfits Plays Our Culture Quiz, John Eldredge Talks Soul Care and Derek Minor Opens Up About the Chauvin Verdict

This week, MARTY from Social Club Misfits is in the hot seat playing our RELEVANT Culture Quiz: TV Edition, author John Elredge joins us for our Quarterlife conversation (presented by UHSM) talking about the importance of soul care, especially post-pandemic, and of course we talk about the issue gripping America this week—the Chauvin verdict—and what it means moving forward. Plus, we have Slices, RELEVANT Recommends brings you some Oscar picks and a lot more!Help Ronye Replace His Stolen Camera Equipment https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-ronye-replace-stolen-camera-equipment?utm_campaign=p_cp_url&utm_medium=os&utm_source=customer--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/23/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 31 seconds
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For King & Country, “Epic Battle” Round 2 and Dating in Your 20s With Debra Fileta

Episode 877: This week, Joel and Luke from For King & Country join us to talk about live music, collaboration and their new live concert film, which just released. We’re also joined by relationship expert Debra Fileta to talk about dating in your 20s, part of our new Quarterlife series presented by UHSM. (Yes we talk about all the apps, and how to become the sort of person you’d want to date.) And you asked for it — yes we have round 2 of “Epic Battle”, Jesse goes in on brands taking unusual social media directions, we talk about the new church attendance study, and who should host Jeopardy moving forward. Plus, will someone please check on Mike Lindell?--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/16/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 20 seconds
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Francis Chan on Church Unity, Introducing 'Quarterlife' With Mental Health Advocate Brittney Moses, and Good and Bad Apologies

Episode 876: This week, one of our favorite authors and pastors, Francis Chan, joins us to talk about the importance of unity in the Church (man, we could use some of that!). We also debut our new content series, 'Quarterlife,' which focuses on making the most of your 20s, this week talking to mental health advocate Brittney Moses. Then, just warning you — Jamie's out sick, so the Boys are Back In Town, and that turns into everything you think it does. At one point Seth Rogen and Rachel Hollis are compared, and you definitely don't want to miss 'What's Jesse Thinking' about the Roaring '20s!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/9/20211 hour, 36 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Giving Keys’ Caitlin Crosby, Rise of the Nuns and ‘Epic Battle’

Episode 875: The Giving Keys is a popular purpose-driven jewelry brand based in LA, and founder Caitlin Crosby joins us to talk about pursuing faith and entrepreneurship. Other than that, it’s Jesse’s birthday and things get off the rails. We talk about the news about declining church membership, and somehow that turns into … well, you just need to hear it. We also have the latest on the government UFO reports, the good news out of Virginia, and vaccine passports. And then, oh boy, you don’t want to miss the last segment where we settle internet debates once and for all.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/2/20211 hour, 32 minutes, 24 seconds
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Dante Bowe, ORU's March Miracle and Kristen Howerton

Episode 874: Dante Bowe joins us to talk about his new album, and why he believes music can help bring clarity to spiritually complex topics. Plus Kristen Howerton joins for the whole episode, and is subjected to Jesse and Cameron's excitement about ORU's unexpected March Madness run. Slices covers everything from Maine's Viking funerals to how much weight Americans have gained during quarantine, to Bill Gates' plan to blot out the sun to save the environment. RELEVANT News talks about the gun control debate, we have RELEVANT Recommends, and you don't want to miss this 'What's Jesse Thinking,' where he pitches ideas to make every sport more miraculous.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/26/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 44 seconds
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Oscar Nominee Cynthia Erivo on her new iconic role: Aretha Franklin, Derek Won Another Grammy and the RELEVANT Culture Quiz: Redemption Edition!

Episode 873: Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo joins us to talk about the challenge of playing Aretha Franklin in the new NatGeo miniseries debuting this weekend, then big news—Derek won a Grammy, Cameron's allergies from last week were cured (by Jesse's air fryer solution?), Tyler brings some encouraging Oscar news you might have missed, plus the crew brings Slices — the bizarre Space Jam 2 plot breaks Jesse's mind, Netflix is cracking down on password sharing and new ways Bitcoin is going mainstream — and we bring back listener Ben Stroup to give Tyler a chance to redeem his quizmaster skills with a redo of the RELEVANT Culture Quiz!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/19/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 49 seconds
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Nate Bargatze on comedy during the COVID year, Jesse's cure for allergies, NFTs and the RELEVANT Culture Quiz

Episode 872: Today kicks off a new era of the show! Comedian Nate Bargatze (one of the funniest guys in the game) joins us to talk about comedy in the COVID era and his brand new Netflix special. Plus, this is clearly Cameron's "Jordan Flu Game"—you'll get it when you hear it—and Jesse has an unexpected cure for seasonal allergies. Then the crew breaks down NFTs, we debut our RELEVANT Culture Quiz (with special guest listener Ben Stroup) and a LOT more! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/12/20211 hour, 41 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 871: Tim Keller

Today we're joined by one of our spiritual heroes — theologian, mentor, teacher and best-selling author Tim Keller. His new book about the resurrection, Hope in Times of Fear, comes out today. We talk about that, plus he opens up about his ongoing cancer battle and more. Also, the crew talks about the troubling Tom Cruise deep fake, the encouraging trend of more church leaders denouncing Christian nationalism, what we can expect from the upcoming Ta-Nehisi Coates 'Superman' film, and a lot more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/9/202158 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 870: Fruit Bats

Today we're joined by Eric Johnson, lead singer of folk-rock band Fruit Bats. We talk about their new album, The Pet Parade, which releases today, as well as why their music seems to be connecting now more than ever and even ways to be creative even when you're not feeling all that creative. Plus, Derek Minor is back—and he has a new grill (you won't believe the reaction he got). Plus, RELEVANT News covers the Dr. Seuss cancellation; we have RELEVANT Recommends, which highlights one of our favorite authors; and of course, "What's Jesse Thinking?" which is all about octopuses. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/5/20211 hour, 43 seconds
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Episode 869: Hillsong United's TAYA

Today we're joined by one of the most iconic voices in worship, Hillsong United's TAYA. We talk about the band's brand new live concert film that just released, what it's been like doing church so differently this past year and a lot more. TAYA's actually featured in the brand new issue of RELEVANT, which we reveal to you on the show. This issue is packed with amazing conversations and challenging think pieces, and you'll hear all about it. Plus we have slices, your feedback and a lot more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
3/2/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 868: Lecrae

Today we're joined by artist, entrepreneur and activist Lecrae. We talk to him about recently getting "canceled" in some church circles, his work and ministry with inmates, the future of Black entrepreneurship, all those Grammy nominations, and yes, his highly anticipated upcoming album. Don't miss it! Then RELEVANT News highlights the shift some major evangelical groups are taking away from politics and back toward the gospel (yay!). And we have RELEVANT Recommends, "What's Jesse Thinking?" and a lot more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/26/202155 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 867: Rachael Denhollander

Rachael Denhollander is a lawyer, author, former gymnast and advocate for victims of sexual abuse. In 2016, she found herself in the spotlight for being the first woman to speak out against the USA Gymnastics' team doctor at the time. Because of her, hundreds of women came forward to speak out as well. She joins us for a very important conversation about the abuses uncovered in the Ravi Zacharias investigation, and how the Church must transform if it wants to see an end to these stories. Plus, on a lighter note, the cast brings slices and your feedback.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/23/20211 hour, 16 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 866: 'Minari' Director Lee Isaac Chung

Today we're joined by the filmmaker behind one of the most buzzworthy films of the year, 'Minari.' It's already been nominated for Golden Globes and is sure to be an Oscar darling, and our conversation with director Lee Isaac Chung is absolutely fascinating. Plus, we hear from Jamie about what's been happening in Texas this week (it's not good), and RELEVANT News talks about the sad news of Carman's passing this week. Plus, we have this week's RELEVANT Recommends, and a 'What's Jesse Thinking?' segment that takes an unexpected turn. It's a packed show — for real, this is an episode you don't want to miss. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/19/20211 hour, 16 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 865: Semler

Today we're joined by Semler, the artist who created waves last week when her EP 'Preacher's Kid' debuted at the top of the iTunes Christian charts — with an explicit label. It's a very interesting story. Plus, the crew — Derek Minor, Jamie Ivey, Jesse Carey and Cameron Strang — brings Slices and your feedback!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/16/202155 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 864: Daniel Kaluuya

Good news, Derek and Jamie are back! We're also joined by Daniel Kaluuya, star of 'Get Out,' 'Black Panther' and the new 'Judas and the Black Messiah.' The film, which debuts today, tells the true story of Fred Hampton (played by Kaluuya), the electrifying 21-year-old civil rights activist and Black Panther Party leader. It's actually one of the strangest and most tragic stories of the civil rights movement: the film chronicles the lengths the FBI went to to discredit and sabotage the Black Panther Party — including turning Hampton's friend William O’Neal into a traitor against him. We actually have a conversation between Kaluuya and Fred Hampton Jr., the son of the man he plays in the movie. It's unreal. Plus, we have RELEVANT News, this week's RELEVANT Recommends and a lot more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/12/202157 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 863: Sarah Bessey and Trent Dabbs

Today we're joined by bestselling author Sarah Bessey, who tells us about her new book (which is out today!), how her idea of prayer has evolved over the years and what it means to "hold space" for others while talking to God. Plus, we have singer/songwriter Trent Dabbs sitting for the whole episode! We put him in the hot seat (of course) with awkward icebreaker questions you don't want to miss. Plus we have slices and a lot more!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/9/202158 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 862: Mack Brock and Andy Mineo

This week we're joined by worship leader Mack Brock, who tells us about his new album and the unique challenge of being creative during a pandemic. And we're also joined for the whole show by rapper and producer Andy Mineo! We of course put him on the hot seat with a bunch of awkward table topics questions, which you don't want to miss. Plus we have RELEVANT News, RELEVANT Recommends and everyone's favorite new segment, "What's Jesse Thinking?"--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/5/20211 hour, 1 minute, 1 second
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Episode 861: Propaganda

To kick off Black History Month, we have a special roundtable conversation with artist/activist Propaganda, as well as our very own Derek Minor. It's something everyone needs to hear. Plus, we have slices, 10 minutes about dogs and your feedback. (This episode description doesn't do it justice.) Don't miss it!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2/2/20211 hour, 1 minute, 26 seconds
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Episode 860: Johnnyswim

Today we're joined by one of our favorite duos, Johnnyswim. Not only do Abner and Amanda Ramirez make incredible music, now they're going to be TV stars too, with two new shows on the upcoming Magnolia Network. They tell us about the shows and what it was like to film them, why they’re so desperate to reclaim Christianity from its cultural trappings and how to stay creative, productive and healthy even while working from home. Don't miss it. Plus, we have RELEVANT News, RELEVANT Recommends and our new segment, What's Jesse Thinking?--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/29/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 859: Thad Cockrell

Today, we have singer and songwriter Thad Cockrell, who is playing on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' tonight following an absolutely wild discovery experience — you won’t want to miss the story that happened to the Leagues frontman. Plus, Derek accidentally breaks a stress ball (seriously, how is that possible?), the crew brings Slices and your hilarious feedback. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/26/202157 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 858: Dr. Russell Moore

There was a big change in American politics this week, so to help us sort it all out, we have author, preacher and the president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Dr. Russell Moore. We discuss how the Church can rise above divisiveness and a lot more. Plus we have our new Friday segments — RELEVANT News, our RELEVANT Recommends pick, and, of course, What’s Jesse Thinking? Don't miss it!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/22/202159 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 857: Derwin Gray

Talk about a timely episode — pastor Derwin Gray brings an encouraging but challenging word for the important moment we're in with politics, faith and conflict. We also have Slices, a conversation about mental health in these crazy news cycles, your feedback and some funny stuff happens — but for real, the Derwin Gray conversation is worth the price of admission. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/19/202150 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 856: Director Paul Greengrass

Today we're joined by one of the most influential filmmakers in Hollywood, Paul Greengrass. He's behind countless huge movies (like the Bourne films), and talks to us about his latest release, the Tom Hanks hit News of the World. We also have RELEVANT News, which tackles the troubling recent surge in federal executions, this week's RELEVANT Recommends, and on a lighter note, the second installment of our new segment, "What's Jesse Thinking?" Of course, it has to do with the CIA and aliens.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/15/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 855: Comedian Dustin Nickerson

It's a wild time right now — the perfect time for a completely political drama-free episode! Youth pastor-turned-comedian Dustin Nickerson joins us to talk about his new Amazon special and more. Plus, author Kristen Howerton joins us once again for the whole episode, and we have Slices covering the David Hasselhoff auction, a big TV cancellation and the Hilaria Baldwin controversy. And don't miss the hilarious feedback segment!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/12/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 854: Pixar's Pete Docter and Lecrae

Today's show is stacked! We have the team behind Pixar's newest hit movie, 'Soul' — co-director Pete Docter (who's also Pixar's chief creative officer and behind 'Up,' 'Inside Out' and others) and producer Dana Murray. It's a fascinating conversation about the film and the steps Pixar takes to create unforgettable movies. We also have the final installment of our wellness series, talking health and exercise during quarantine with none other than Lecrae. Plus, author Kristen Howerton sits in for the whole show, we have a revamped RELEVANT News, and we introduce two new segments: RELEVANT Recommends and What's Jesse Thinking? We said it was stacked!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/8/20211 hour, 1 minute, 32 seconds
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Episode 853: Levi Lusko

To kick off 2021, we're joined by pastor and author Levi Lusko. We talk about finding peace in difficult times, navigating relationships in a time of deep division and how 2021 can look different than 2020 did. Plus, we tell you about the brand new issue of RELEVANT, featuring Pharrell (and a lot more!), the cast brings slices and we have your feedback. And did we mention Jesse's not feeling great and Derek might have to carry him? That happens too.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/5/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 852: The Best Guest Moments of 2020

We've had some AMAZING guests on the podcast this year ... which made it almost impossible to narrow it down for today's best-of episode! Tune in as we look back on some very memorable moments with David Oyelowo, Johnnyswim, N.T. Wright, Kristen Bell, Cory Asbury, Beth Moore, Maverick City Music, Matthew McConaughey, Judah and Chelsea Smith, and Letitia Wright. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1/1/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 851: Best Cast Moments of 2020

2020 saw a lot of change, and our podcast was no exception. When Jamie Ivey and Derek Minor joined the cast this spring, they brought a new dynamic to the show -- and a lot of memorable moments. So we thought to close out the year, we'd look back on some of our favorites.Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/29/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 850: The McClures

It's the podcast Christmas party afterparty! Not only do we have more hilarious icebreaker questions and a special Christmas game, Bethel Music's Paul and Hannah McClure join us to talk about their new Christmas album, their hard year, songwriting and a lot more. Merry Christmas!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/22/202050 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 849: Passion's Kristian Stanfill

It's a podcast Christmas party! To kick things off we have icebreaker questions for the cast, and things go from hilarious to unexpectedly moving. Then we're joined by Kristian Stanfill, who tells us about Passion Music’s first ever Christmas album. And we have our wellness segment featuring author Wendy Speake, who talks about the spiritual connection to the food we eat (there's a big difference between fasting and dieting). And we close things out with a Christmas game that ends in a very unexpected result!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/18/20201 hour, 17 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 848: Andy Stanley

Today we're joined by leadership guru and pastor Andy Stanley. He tells us the keys to make good decisions and avoid regrets — insights we can all use. It's a can't-miss conversation. Plus, we have Slices — from definitively learning the all-time best Christmas movies to the breaking news of a Galactic Federation and alien involvement with our government. (For real.) We also have your New Years resolution suggestions for the cast and learn how Jesse disposes of his Christmas trees. It's exactly what you'd expect.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/15/20201 hour, 1 minute, 14 seconds
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Episode 847: Kel Mitchell

Today, we talk to Kel Mitchell, who you know from 'All That,' 'Goodburger' and tons of other shows. He has a new one debuting on MTV next week — 'Deliciousness.' We talk to him about that project, as well as his faith (he's an outspoken Christian and, yes, a youth pastor) and his work to help kids. It's a great conversation. Plus, we have RELEVANT News and our wellness segment, where we talk to Dr. Chris Zalesky about the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare workers, and how Christians should handle the pandemic. And Tyler wears a very interesting sweater.Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/11/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 846: Aloe Blacc

Today we're joined by one of our favorite soul singers/songwriters, Aloe Blacc. We talk about how to create music that's radical in important ways, finding your identity through creativity and a lot more. Plus, the cast brings Slices and we have your questions for Ask the Cast Anything: Holiday Edition!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/8/202055 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 845: Tim Tebow

Today we have legendary athlete, sportscaster, philanthropist and author Tim Tebow. (He does a lot!) We talk about how to take the fight against human trafficking to the next level — and, yes, he offers a few predictions about college football. We also have RELEVANT News and our weekly wellness segment, featuring author Kelly Ballarie on getting rest, setting boundaries and finding joy. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/4/20201 hour, 1 minute, 6 seconds
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Episode 844: John Mark Comer

Today, we talk with author and pastor John Mark Comer about—no, not aliens—how Christians should understand their true citizenship and more. We also have slices and your feedback!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/1/20201 hour, 1 minute, 53 seconds
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Episode 843: Ron Howard

For Black Friday we’re joined by iconic actor, producer and director Ron Howard. We talk about his new film on Netflix, Hillbilly Elegy, why he's so drawn to movies about real life and a lot more. Plus, for this week’s wellness segment, we talk to Tana Amen. You know about mental health — we talk to her about brain health, which is so important this year especially. Plus, RELEVANT News and a lot more!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/27/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 842: Pharrell Williams

Today we're joined by one of the biggest artists and producers of the last 20 years—Pharrell Williams. You've seen him on 'The Voice,' heard his hits on the radio and movies, and now you get to see another side of him. We talk to Pharrell about his new gospel show on Netflix, how music can make us feel human in dark times and more. Plus, the crew brings this week's Slices: Is George Clooney the best friend alive?, the most inspiring guy to complete an Ironman, and the American area that’ll pay you $10,000 to move there. Plus, your feedback about what to do with all the empty mall space! Don't miss it. This is a crazy good one.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/24/202051 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 841: Letitia Wright

You know A-list actress Letitia Wright from her roles in some of the biggest movies in recent years — 'Black Panther,' 'Ready Player One' and, of course, 'Avengers: Infinity War.' Now, she's starring in the new TV series 'Small Axe.' We talk to Letitia about her faith, the pressure of fame, her new show and a lot more. Don't miss it! We also have our fall wellness segment (sponsored by UHSM) with mental health advocate Brittney Moses, who talks about the proper role of faith in mental health struggles. For RELEVANT News, the crew tackles the Hillsong investigation (which somehow gets into crazy Florida animals and Jesse’s monkey story), Dolly Parton's surprising role in the new COVID vaccine and CBS' new commitment to racial diversity in its reality shows. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/20/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 840: Lysa TerKeurst

Today, we talk with best-selling author Lysa TerKeurst about her new book 'Forgiving What You Can’t Forget' and the journey to forgiveness. It's a powerful conversation. On the less powerful side, the crew finds themselves dreaming up what to do with all the empty mall spaces, debating the best Thanksgiving sides, learning about the new Global Oreo Vault and hearing the story of the lady who posed as an FBI agent to get free Chick-fil-A. Plus, your feedback on how Jamie should decorate her new office space and a lot more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/17/202047 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 839: Social Club Misfits and Angela Manuel Davis

Today we're joined by one of our favorite hip-hop groups, Social Club Misfits. We talk to them about their new direction, the state of church and of course, their groundbreaking new album. We also have the second installment of our fall wellness segment, presented by UHSM. We talk to fitness guru Angela Manuel Davis about the connection between exercise and spiritual health. Plus, the cast gets into the COVID spike and vaccine news, the new report that divorce rates are at 50-year lows, and yeah, the prophets who are trying to undo their election predictions. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/13/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 838: John Mark McMillan

After all the election tension, we needed this VERY funny episode lol. We're joined by one of our favorite artists and friends, John Mark McMillan. We talk about his new live album, his quest to "re-enchant" his life and why he took a break from social media. Don't miss the conversation. Plus, the crew helps Jamie come up with decorating ideas for her new office, and then brings this week's slices: The science of music goosebumps (plus a massive diversion on youth group missionary songs), bats are predicting the future, the tension of exploration, and the discovery that there's a planet that's raining rocks. Plus your feedback and more—and bonus: no real election content! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/10/20201 hour, 14 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 837: Matthew McConaughey

This week, we have an amazing conversation with Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey about his faith journey (and a lot more). You read that right. We also debut a new  fall wellness segment, talking to Christian dietician Nicole Mesita about what our culture gets wrong about healthy eating. Plus, we have a non-election edition of RELEVANT News, covering legal challenges some churches are facing over COVID, the dangers of syncopation to the faith, and the latest in the streaming wars. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/6/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 836: KB

Today, hip-hop artist KB joins us. You'll hear about his new album, but he also brings a powerful message you do not want to miss. Plus, we tell you all about the brand new issue of RELEVANT, Jesse volunteers to save Earth, and we talk about ways to improve the new Saved By the Bell reboot. And don't miss the question of the week feedback about ways you'd improve the electoral process!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/3/20201 hour, 1 minute, 7 seconds
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Episode 835: Sam Collier

On today's show we're joined by pastor and author Sam Collier, who will be the lead pastor at the upcoming Hillsong church launch in Atlanta. It's  significant because Sam will be first Black lead pastor at a Hillsong global church (and yes, we talk to him about that). The crew also tackles the latest COVID news and how the pandemic is changing our definition of community, plus what some notable Christian leaders are saying about the election and a lot more. And don't miss our hilarious Halloween church game! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/30/20201 hour, 19 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 834: Ally Brooke

Today we're joined by multi-platinum artist and Fifth Harmony member Ally Brooke. She tells us about her journey with fame, how faith has guided her career and how to stay true to what you believe. The crew also talks about the unrest in Nigeria, the person in Cleveland that called the cops on a statue of Jesus thinking it was a homeless man, and the scariest movie of all time has been named. Plus your feedback about the most unusual stuff you've done to make extra money. Don't miss it!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/27/202040 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 833: Natalie Manuel Lee

Today we're joined by Hillsong Channel host Natalie Manuel Lee. We talk about knowing how to bridge the gap between your gifts and your purpose, and keeping your head on straight when it feels like things are falling apart. And as great as that conversation is, we should be honest this episode actually gets into the ridiculousness ditch for the first half. The "Boys Are Back In Town" .... because Jamie isn't on this one. It's a hilarious episode, but substance does happen eventually. We promise. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/23/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 832: Eugene Cho

Today we're joined by One Day's Wages founder and Bread for the World president Eugene Cho. It's a timely conversation about how Christians can stop being jerks when engaging politics and a lot more. The crew also talks about out-of-the-box 2020 Halloween ideas, and don't miss Slices, covering the gamut from scary movies, to firefighting robots, to the unexpected reason some college students are intentionally trying to get COVID. Plus, your feedback on creative costume ideas and a lot more. Don't miss it!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/20/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 831: We The Kingdom

Today we're joined by We The Kingdom. We talk to the band about the tension of being creative in a community and how sometimes that tension leads to artistic breakthroughs. The crew also touches on everything from Chinese church persecution to how churches are responding to pandemic to the latest Kanye drops. Don't miss it!Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/16/202058 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 830: Housefires

Today we’re joined by one of our favorite worship outfits, Housefires. We cover their new music of course, but also talk about what’s bringing them joy this season. The crew also covers the full gamut, somehow getting from Halloween costumes, to church holiday parties, commercials, improv films, CRISPR’s ethical implications, and neighbors coming together across political divides. Don't miss it!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/13/202050 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 829: Rick Warren

Today we're joined by pastor Rick Warren. We have a powerful conversation about navigating this challenging political season — you definitely don't want to miss it. Plus, the crew tackles a surprising new survey about waning Christian pro-life support, the unexpected new direction for the Lord of the Rings series, and the new satire Christian movie 'Faith Based.'Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/9/202056 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 828: Tasha Cobbs Leonard

On today’s show, we’re joined by gospel artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard. She tells us why she recorded her new live worship album in an empty sanctuary, why we all need mentorship, and a lot more. Plus, the crew has this week’s Slices, running the gamut from flying security robots, to the danger of AI bias (like in flying security robots), to redlining, to awkward Uber rides, and more. And don’t miss the QOTW segment, where you send in your favorite all-time viral clips. They’re pretty hilarious …--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/6/202057 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 827: Andy Mineo

Today, rapper Andy Mineo joins us. We talk about how he’s kept his mental health up the last few months, and he gives us the inside scoop on his new project that’s in the works. Plus, the crew tackles prank calls, even more news about what a great person Chadwick Boseman was, a surprising study a study about spirituality and making a difference in your community, and the difficult news around the Ravi Zacharias investigation. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/2/20201 hour, 1 minute, 40 seconds
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Episode 826: Ashlee Eiland

Today, author and pastor Ashlee Eiland joins us. We talk about church during the pandemic, social unrest and living to put others first. Plus, your hilarious QOTW feedback and the crew tackles banned American foods, classic Internet memes, cruises and a LOT more. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/29/20201 hour, 17 seconds
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Episode 825: Joel Houston

Today we're joined by Hillsong United's Joel Houston. It's a hard-hitting conversation that touches on everything from hopelessness during this difficult year, to truly trusting God, to his thoughts on Christians holding gatherings in defiance of health guidelines in the name of "religious freedom." Plus, the crew also talks about the upcoming 'Passion of the Christ 2: Electric Boogaloo,' the Texas pastor who lost his preaching license for a political Facebook post, and how Africa has beaten COVID. Plus, Derek records on a church mic. It's a packed show! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/25/202044 minutes
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Episode 824: Anna Golden

On today's show, we're joined by worship leader Anna Golden. She's an amazing artist who's collaborated with the likes of Brooke Ligertwood, Kim Walker-Smith and many more. We talk about creativity in worship, quarantine and what she wishes men understood about women in leadership. Don't miss it. Plus, the crew covers Venus cloud cities, the national anthem, the Fresh Price house, celebrity social media blackouts and a lot more. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/22/202050 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 823: Kings Kaleidoscope

On today’s show we talk to Chad Gardner, frontman for one of our favorite indie bands, Kings Kaleidoscope. We discuss the new music they’re working on, current events, and a lot more. Plus, the Hot List covers a troubling new report that came out about Christians, a very positive story from a church in Chicago, and changes at the Oscars. And, yes, Jesse wants to reform the appliance dial industry. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/18/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 822: Max Lucado

On today's show, we're joined by pastor and best-selling author Max Lucado. We discuss anxiety and how to trust God during this "new normal." We also touch on why so many Christians are disillusioned by the Church and the hidden loneliness epidemic happening right now among young Americans. You don't want to miss this conversation. Plus, Jesse gets *really* enamored with news of a very big hole in Eastern Europe, Lauren Daigle sets a crazy record, and we have your hilarious QOTW feedback. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/15/202049 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 821: Wye Oak

Jamie's back! Today the crew covers the gamut you'd expect from us — adult milkshakes, Robert Pattinson's food inventions, Rotten Tomatoes ratings, fighting trafficking, and a lot more. Plus, indie rock duo Wye Oak joins us, who's featured in the new issue of RELEVANT. You don't want to miss it. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/11/202048 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 820: Hillsong Young & Free

This week, Hillsong Young & Free join us to talk about their new album, 'All of My Best Friends.' Plus, we have a HUGE announcement, author Kristen Howerton sits in for the whole episode, the crew (Derek Minor, Jesse Carey and Cameron Strang) bring the week's Slices, we have your listener feedback and a lot more. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/8/20201 hour, 10 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 819: Christon Gray

This week, Kristen Howerton sits in for the whole show as the gang discusses a troubling new study about evangelical beliefs about Jesus and a new movie that sounds right up our alley. Also, Christon Gray joins us to talk about his new music, a few cast members share their most embarrassing moments and much, much more. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/4/202051 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 818: Carl Lentz

It's our first Tuesday episode in like six months! To kick off the all-new twice-a-week era, Hillsong NYC pastor Carl Lentz joins us to talk about the racial justice movement in the NBA, quarantine and even healthy media habits. (Like listening to this episode?) Plus, the cast—Jamie, Derek, Jesse and Cameron—bring the week's slices, your feedback and a lot more. Don't miss it! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
9/1/202045 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 817: Sarah Jakes Roberts

This week, we're joined by author, speaker and pastor Sarah Jakes Roberts. We talk to her about taking care of yourself while being stuck during quarantine, her hope moving forward and what's next for the Church. The cast also tackles the Jerry Falwell Jr. news, the Jacob Blake news, protests, and a lot more. Don't miss this one.Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/28/202050 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 816: The Belonging Co. and Sam Collier

This week, we’re joined by Nashville worship outfit The Belonging Co., who talks about what it’s like leading worship during quarantine. We also have author and pastor Sam Collier, who has a CRAZY story of trusting God through dark circumstances. Let’s just say The Steve Harvey Show is involved. Plus, Slices, the Hot List, your unreal feedback and a lot more.Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/relevant-podcast/support Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/21/20201 hour, 31 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 815: DeVon Franklin and Jennie Lusko

This week we talk to TV and film producer DeVon Franklin about his big new deal with CBS, his vision for telling new stories about people of faith on TV and his advice for other Christian creatives wanting to impact culture. We're also joined by author Jennie Lusko, who talks to us about the heart behind her bestselling book 'Fight to Flourish,' and trusting God even when you don't understand His plan. Plus, you won't want to miss the crew's conversations about politics, angels and a lot more. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/14/20201 hour, 31 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 814: Cory Asbury and Chad Veach

This week, worship leader Cory Asbury joins us. After his mega hit "Reckless Love" exploded a couple of years ago, at the peak of his career, he ghosted. Now he's back with a follow-up album, and we talk to him about all of it. Then, Zoe Church pastor Chad Veach joins us to talk about his new book and a lot more. And of course, we do a deep dive on the Jerry Jr yacht pic, Elon Musk's mark of the beast plans and a lot more. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
8/7/20201 hour, 39 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 813: Needtobreathe and Astrobiologist Lucas Mix

This week, we're joined by rock band Needtobreathe, who has a highly anticipated new album coming out later this month. We get a first look at it, and also talk about maintaining mental health during this hard year and a lot more. Then, we're joined by yes, an actual astrobiologist and minister, Lucas Mix, to talk about all the recent UFO news. What does it mean for Christian theology? This is one conversation at the intersection of faith and science you won't want to miss. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/31/20201 hour, 24 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 812: Filmmaker Dawn Porter and John Kingston

This week we have a tribute to a true hero, John Lewis, with the filmmaker behind the new documentary about his life. Also, we talk to ‘American Awakening’ author John Kingston about hope for the future of the country, and the cast tackles the sensitive situation around Kanye, fame and mental health. Plus don’t miss Jesse’s hilarious ideas for making quarantine sports more watchable, and all of your epic EQOTW feedback. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/24/20201 hour, 38 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 811: For King & Country and Kevin Fredericks

This week, For King & Country join us to talk about creativity in a pandemic and learning to weep with those who weep. We also have comedian Kevin Fredericks, better known as KevOnStage, one of the funniest guys on the Internet. Plus, the week's news, slices and a lot more. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/17/20201 hour, 21 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 810: Hillsong Young & Free and N.T. Wright

This week, internationally respected theologian N.T. Wright joins us to talk about faith during the pandemic, offering insight for all of us. Then, Hillsong Young & Free tells us about their 2020 plans— and what it's like disrupting the genre of worship music. Plus, Slices, and you won’t want to miss the summer Meet the Cast segment at the end of the show. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/10/20201 hour, 38 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 809: David Oyelowo and Brooke Ligertwood

This week, actor and producer David Oyelowo joins us to talk about being a black immigrant in America during this time, his disappointment in the Church's lack of leadership on racism, and what genuine repentance would look like for the future. Also, Hillsong’s Brooke Frasier joins us to talk about worship and quarantine. Plus, we have our annual July 4 game -- INDIE ROCK BAND OR FIREWORK? Don’t miss it! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
7/9/20201 hour, 30 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 808: Johnnyswim

This week, Abner and Amanda from Johnnyswim join us to talk about their quarantine project "Songs with Strangers,” as well as their upcoming TV shows. Plus, the cast tackles all the important news of the week, and you tell us your best prank stories. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/26/20201 hour, 30 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 807: Bryce Dallas Howard and Colony House

This week, movie star and filmmaker Bryce Dallas Howard joins us to talk about her new documentary, 'Dads,' which releases on Father's Day. Plus, Colony House debuts their new single and talks about the responsibility of bands during an era of quarantine and societal unrest. And yes, we talk about the Louie Giglio/Lecrae fiasco. At length. (And a lot more!) Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/19/20201 hour, 30 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 806: Tauren Wells and Marty from Social Club Misfits

On this week's episode, we talk to worship leader/artist Tauren Wells and Marty from hip-hop group Social Club Misfits. Obviously, the cast talks about the important current news as well, then we bring Slices, and you tell us how you're doing. It's the whole spectrum! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/12/20201 hour, 24 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 805: Maverick City Music and Propaganda

Today's episode is a little different, given everything going on in our country. Artist and activist Propaganda joins us for a compelling discussion about George Floyd, the national protests and where we go from here. And don't miss Maverick City Music, who join us to talk about their new project, their unique approach to creating worship music and intentionality around diversity. It's an episode you definitely don't want to miss. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
6/5/20201 hour, 10 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 804: Kristen Bell and Josh Gad

On this episode, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad — stars and co-creators of the new Apple+ animated series 'Central Park' — join us. People. Princess Anna and Olaff are ON THE PODCAST. Plus, we bring on Carlos Whittaker to join us for a very real, and very powerful, conversation around the George Floyd killing. And yes, don't worry there are Slices and the usual funniness. This is literally the entire spectrum of our podcast — A-list guests, substance and nonsense. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/29/20201 hour, 25 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 803: Judah Smith, Chelsea Smith and Wande

On this week's show, Churchome pastors Judah and Chelsea Smith join us to talk about doing church online, and what they see for the future of church after the quarantine. We also meet Wande, the first female artist signed to Reach Records, as she introduces us to her debut album. Plus, the cast talks pizza, Chuck E. Cheese, Methuselah — and we have a very special segment for all the new grads. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/22/20201 hour, 23 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 802: Bob Goff and Dharius Daniels

On this week's show, we check in with author/speaker/lawyer/world-changer Bob Goff to see how he's doing during quarantine, and we welcome Dr. Dharius Daniels to the RELEVANT podcast family. Also, the cast — which now includes Jamie Ivey and Derek Minor — talks about Ahmaud Arbery, Hailey Bieber, sermon lengths, and a lot more. Plus, we play a special game you won't want to miss! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/15/20201 hour, 22 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 801: Jen Hatmaker and Kim Walker-Smith

On today's show, author and podcaster Jen Hatmaker joins us to talk about her new book, and worship artist Kim Walker-Smith brings us Jesus Culture's new album. Plus, our new cast (Jamie Ivey, Derek Minor, Cameron Strang and Jesse Carey) bring you the news you need to know, Tyler Huckabee brings the Hot List, and a lot more. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/8/20201 hour, 20 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 800: Steven Furtick and Elevation Worship

This week, Elevation Worship's Chris Brown and pastor Steven Furtick join us for a conversation about getting through this pandemic season, what church will look like on the other side of lockdown and how they hope their new album will help shape the future of worship music. Plus, Tyler Huckabee brings the latest news, Jamie Ivey, Derek Minor, Jesse Carey and Cameron Strang talk aliens and the usual craziness, and a lot more you don't want to miss. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
5/1/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 799: Jamie Ivey and Derek Minor Join the Cast

The new era of the podcast kicks off as author/podcaster Jamie Ivey and artist/producer Derek Minor join the cast, along with Cameron and Jesse. The crew talks quarantine, online church, movie theaters and of course, Golden Corral. And you won't want to miss Cameron grilling the new cast members with some memorable get-to-know-you questions. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/24/20201 hour, 14 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 798: Raymond Chang and Dr. Michelle Reyes

Ray Chang and Dr. Michelle Reyes of the Asian-American Christian Collaborative join us to talk about how churches can combat anti-Asian racism during the coronavirus pandemic. Also, the gang discusses weird nicknames and the future of Quibi. And finally, Cameron joins us to talk about the future of RELEVANT. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/17/20201 hour, 18 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 797: Ashlee Eiland

On today's podcast, Ashlee Eiland joins to talk about her new book, '(Human)kind'. Also, the gang basks in the wisdom of the Steak-umm Twitter account, discuss the online activities of Jerry Falwell Jr., speculate on how Nik Wallenda is handling quarantine and much more! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
4/10/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 796: GAWVI

On this episode, we're joined by Christian rapper and producer GAWVI to talk about his upcoming album 'Heathen.' Also, we discuss the world of fanfic, weigh the merits of practicing archery, argue about the best emo band of the mid-00s and much, much more! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/relevantpodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy