Viral Jesus

Viral Jesus

Viral Jesus is a podcast from Christianity Today about digital communication and the power of social connections. Join author and communication scholar Heather Thompson Day as she dives deep with ministry leaders, content creators, and social media influencers to find out how they're starting important conversations, building community, and sharing their faith in digital spaces.

Latest Episodes

Anh Lin: Letting Go to Grow
Episode 52|42min
Anh Lin: Letting Go to Grow
The prolific digital creator opens up about resisting perfectionism, embracing social media’s philanthropic power, and retelling God’s “love story.”
Lord of ‘Little by Little’
Episode 51|36min
Lord of ‘Little by Little’
Why we should always thank God for what we cannot see. Plus: Talking politics at the Thanksgiving table.
Tori Hope Petersen: Fostering Hope
Episode 50|44min
Tori Hope Petersen: Fostering Hope
How Mrs. Universe 2022 uses her story of survival and healing to help foster families thrive.
Jordan Lee Dooley: Embracing Your Almosts
Episode 49|53min
Jordan Lee Dooley: Embracing Your Almosts
What contentment looks like when life disrupts, delays, or disappoints.
Amanda Pittman: Stand in Confidence
Episode 48|46min
Amanda Pittman: Stand in Confidence
Understanding our identity in Christ empowers us to rise above our insecurities.
On Gaining Self-Confidence
Episode 47|40min
On Gaining Self-Confidence
How can we drink from the well of living water when it feels like we’re in a desert?
Do the Next Right Thing
Episode 46|40min
Do the Next Right Thing
Faith is not in your feelings. It’s in your feet.
Seth Day: I’ll See You Tomorrow
Episode 45|53min
Seth Day: I’ll See You Tomorrow
Lately it’s easier to “cancel” relationships rather than work on them. Here’s how to keep showing up for one another—even when we feel like walking away.
Sheila Wise Rowe: Understanding Our Own Trauma
Episode 44|48min
Sheila Wise Rowe: Understanding Our Own Trauma
What is the true meaning of trauma, and how does it impact our lives?
Sharon Hodde Miller: The Cost of Control
Episode 43|55min
Sharon Hodde Miller: The Cost of Control
Is our need to control our lives preventing us from living them?