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Pursuing a Christian Idea of Criminal Justice in the Jeff Sessions Era
Episode 57 | 42 min
Pursuing a Christian Idea of Criminal Justice in the Jeff Sessions Era
Prison Fellowship's Craig DeRoche on the attorney general, America's drug policy, and his organization's unlikely partnerships.
Pastors Frequently Preach Politics. But the IRS Rarely Goes After Them
Episode 57 | 38 min
Pastors Frequently Preach Politics. But the IRS Rarely Goes After Them
The effect of Trump’s executive order—and why the Johnson Amendment is rarely enforced.
A Brief History of the Christian Blogosphere
Episode 56 | 43 min
A Brief History of the Christian Blogosphere
Religion reporter Sarah Pulliam Bailey on how blogs and social media have changed the church--and our country.
Can Christians Affirm Transhumanism?
Episode 55 | 36 min
Can Christians Affirm Transhumanism?
The challenges for the church in a world of rapidly changing technology.
Why Orthodoxy Appeals to Hank Hanegraaff and Other Evangelicals
Episode 54 | 42 min
Why Orthodoxy Appeals to Hank Hanegraaff and Other Evangelicals
An Orthodox scholar offers his insights on a Christian tradition without the theology of Aquinas and Augustine.
LIVE: How Should White Evangelicals Respond to President Trump?
Episode 53 | 53 min
LIVE: How Should White Evangelicals Respond to President Trump?
Three Christian leaders reflect on their movement and the administration nearly 100 days into the new presidency.
What American Christians Can Learn About Religious Freedom from Russia
Episode 52 | 41 min
What American Christians Can Learn About Religious Freedom from Russia
And where the country's tiny evangelical population fits into its complicated church and state paradigm.
Why Undocumented Immigrants Are Flocking to This Evangelical Church
Episode 51 | 34 min
Why Undocumented Immigrants Are Flocking to This Evangelical Church
A Sacramento pastor explains his congregation’s new, labor-intensive program to assist the most vulnerable.
The Rise and Struggle of South Korean Missionaries
Episode 50 | 25 min
The Rise and Struggle of South Korean Missionaries
How the East Asian church approaches missions 10 years after a devastating hostage crisis.
Does Your Fasting Have a Point?
Episode 49 | 36 min
Does Your Fasting Have a Point?
According to Don Whitney, professor of biblical spirituality, a biblical fast needs a purpose beyond hunger.

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Top Story May 25, 2017
Six Ways Men Can Support Women’s Discipleship
Six Ways Men Can Support Women’s Discipleship
Male clergy and laity who want to enable women’s ministry often don't know how to get involved or what to do.