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

What You May Be Getting Wrong About the Character of God
Episode 58|1 hr 8min
What You May Be Getting Wrong About the Character of God
Bible teachers Ty Gibson and David Asscherick are passionate about introducing people to a loving and beautiful God who’s in pursuit of humanity.
What You May Be Getting Wrong About God’s Vision for the Church
Episode 57|46min
What You May Be Getting Wrong About God’s Vision for the Church
Theologian Joel Muddamalle on recovering the church’s lingua franca and rejecting the sacred-and-secular divide.
What You May Be Getting Wrong About Biblical Womanhood
Episode 56|56min
What You May Be Getting Wrong About Biblical Womanhood
Beth Allison Barr’s bestselling book has stirred fierce debates on social media about women in the church. She hopes it also will motivate us to give our Bibles a closer read.
What You May Be Getting Wrong About God
Episode 55|38min
What You May Be Getting Wrong About God
The new year begins a new “Viral Jesus” series that asks us to lay all our plans before God and renew our communication with him.
Jonathan Evans: When Misery Becomes Ministry
Episode 54|45min
Jonathan Evans: When Misery Becomes Ministry
The author and Dallas Cowboys chaplain on leaving your comfort zone to reach your calling.
Kara Powell: The Spiritual Promise of Generation Z
Episode 53|45min
Kara Powell: The Spiritual Promise of Generation Z
Helping teens, young adults, and the church address life’s biggest questions about faith and belonging.
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.