Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:41:00 +0000
This week, we talked with hip-hop artist Derek Minor about his EP "1014," the state of modern hip-hop and why Christians can not be silent about racial injustice. Also, Science Mike McHargue joins us for discussions about the Snap Spectacles, the world’s largest telescope, the merits of Arrested Development and more. The gang also plays a new fall TV-themed game, listen to Bieber lead worship and find out what science tells us about why so many people are interested in celebrity news.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:15:00 +0000
This week, Crowder performs songs from his new album “American Prodigal” live from the studio. We also talk with Matthew Soerens, the US Director of Church Mobilization for World Relief and the co-author of “Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis,” about how you can help some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. The gang also talks about the evolution of late-night comedy and the war on drugs. They discuss Andy Mineo’s beef with “Esquire” magazine, learn about a dental industry conspiracy and a lot more!
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:54:00 +0000
This week, Grammy-nominated singer Lauren Daigle stops by to perform songs off of her album "How Can It Be." We also talk with Senior Daily Show correspondent and comedian Hasan Minhaj about race, religion and his new one-man show “Homecoming King." The gang also discusses how George Clooney’s organization uncovered corruption fueling war in South Sudan, the new "Wrinkle in Time" movie adaptation, burrito drones, politics in the pulpit and a whole lot more.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 20:53:00 +0000
This week, the worship music duo All Sons & Daughters stop by to perform songs off their brand new album Poets & Saints. Also, Jesus Culture Sacramento Pastor Banning Liebscher discusses the powerful message behind his new book, Rooted: The Hidden Places Where God Develops You.
The gang also discusses the new show from the Mythbusters team, the food waste crisis, underwater robot drones, an exciting new venture in the goggle business and a lot more!
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 21:41:00 +0000
This week, we talk with Leagues frontman Thad Cockrell about the band's upcoming album “Alone Together,” what it’s like following up a hit debut and why music can change the way people think about social issues. We also take a look at the brand new issue of RELEVANT featuring “Ben-Hur” star Jack Huston, recap Cameron’s trip to Hawaii to see the Mars simulation dome (seriously!), debate the merits of preheating, learn about Pharrell’s church background and have a couple of experts (Science Mike and Shauna Niequist) call in to set us straight on a few things.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:02:00 +0000
This week, we’re joined by comedian Nate Bargatze who discusses his faith, what it’s like to perform on "The Tonight Show," his worst gig ever and more. Also, the gang talks about what your Instagram feed says about your mental health, why Jim Gaffigan is ending his show, pizza delivery drones and a lot more!
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 21:53:00 +0000
This week, Colony House joins us to talk about their upcoming album “Only the Lonely.” Also, author and pastor Rick Warren discusses how Christians can navigate these politically polarizing times. Cameron and Eddie recap their epic visit to an auction at Orlando’s “Holy Land Experience” theme park, we discuss the legacy of DJ Official, break down the latest update from Making a Murderer, find out why the Pope is throwing pizza parties and much more!
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 00:42:00 +0000
This week, we sit down with Hillsong United to discuss their upcoming documentary “Let Hope Rise" from filmmaker Michael John Warren (the director of Jay Z’s “Fade to Black”) and the global worship movement. Cameron and Jesse also recap their annual visit to Lollapalooza, and we listen to some of their favorite bands they saw at the festival. Also, our old friend Calvin joins us to discuss the most inefficient Olympic swimming methods, drones, how to add two years onto your life and much more!
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 22:24:00 +0000
This week, author and speaker Shauna Niequist discusses the importance of slowing down, why the idea of ‘efficiency’ is overrated and her new book Present Over Perfect. We’re also joined by a special guest co-host “Science” Mike McHargue, who not only sets us straight on our misconceptions about everything from sleep to narwhals, but also talks about the story behind his upcoming book Finding God in the Waves.
Also the gang unravels the floss conspiracy that’s rocked the dental world and we discuss Chris Pratt praying for people on Twitter and much more.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:00:00 +0000
This week on the podcast, we talk with author and the social critic Os Guinness about the challenges—and opportunities—facing Christians in the 21-century, digital world. Jesse introduces a groundbreaking new game (called Shark Tank Rejects). We discuss open marriages, weird Fresh Prince of Bel-Air mashups, basketball legend Michael Jordan and much, much more.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:22:00 +0000
This week on the show, Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman tells us about his five all-time favorite songs that should be on your summer playlist and Preemptive Love Coalition founder Jeremy Courtney discusses the escalating violence in Iraq—and how you can help. We also hear about the hazards of the ‘Pokemon Go’ craze, figure out how to improve the game of golf, discuss bullying on Twitter and much more!
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 22:38:00 +0000
This week, we talk to culture critic and author Chuck Klosterman about his new book on the nature of truth. It’s a fascinating conversation, especially for Christians. Also, activist and author Lisa Sharon Harper joins us to talk about gaining a new understanding of biblical justice. And of course, Pokemon Go makes an appearance.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 22:01:00 +0000
It's the 500th episode of the RELEVANT Podcast, and to celebrate we recorded this episode 100% live and uncut in front of a studio audience. Charity: water founder Scott Harrison joins us to talk about their incredible work ... and about Trapped in the Cage, Jesse's "psychological endurance challenge" to raise money to build wells. He'll be watching Nicolas Cage movies for 24 straight hours (you can follow along at TrappedintheCage.com). A lot of crazy stuff happens on this episode -- it's a fitting way to celebrate the big 5-0-0.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 22:21:00 +0000
This week, NEEDTOBREATHE frontman Bear Rinehart discusses the five songs that changed his life and influenced his songwriting. We also play our epic annual Fourth of July game: “Indie Rock Band or Firework,” the editors take you behind the scenes of the new issue of RELEVANT and we give some very important updates about the 500th episode recording.
Also, we let you know about the latest developments in our upcoming "Trapped in the Cage" challenge, where Jesse will be locked in a room watching nothing but Nicolas Cage movies for 24 hours straight to raise money for charity: water. Don’t miss it!
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:49:00 +0000
This week, hip-hop duo Social Club Misfits joins us to discuss their influences, their latest album “The Misfit Generation” and the messages behind their music. We also talk with Dr. Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, about how to maintain your convictions in an era of hostile political rhetoric.
The gang listens to yacht rock Bieber remixes, gives an update on a modern-day Noah’s ark and much more! Also, don’t miss an important update about our upcoming 500th episode recording and the Trapped in the Cage fundraising event.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 22:26:00 +0000
This week, we’re joined by Orlando-area pastors Cole NeSmith (City Beautiful Church), Josh Turner (Celebration Church Orlando) and Justin Johnson (One Church) to discuss the tragic shooting that occurred last weekend at a local gay nightclub, how the community has responded and how you can help those affected. Hillsong Young & Free joins us to talk about the deeper meanings behind songs on their latest album “Youth Revival,” and our old friend Adam Smith stops by to help us breakdown the Curry 2 dad shoes, rank America’s “worst” states and hear your ideas for the coming “Locked in the Cage” challenge.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 21:48:00 +0000
This week, we talk with Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue about the band’s hit new album “To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere,” its political undertones and how his experience at Mars Hill shaped some of the songs. We chat with screenwriters Chad and Carey Hayes about how they incorporate their faith into horror films, including this week’s new release “The Conjuring 2.” The gang also reveals our big plans for the upcoming 500th episode and Chandler stars in the single most awkward segment we’ve ever produced. Trust us, this is one you’re going to remember.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 22:18:00 +0000
This week on the podcast, we talk with the star of the hit new miniseries Roots, Malachi Kirby. He discusses the legacy of the show, what it’s like playing Kunte Kinte and the role his Christian faith plays in his acting career. Also, our old friend Adam Smith joins us for discussions about bacon, Chance the Rapper and meteors, and to play the toughest Australia-themed game you’ve ever heard. Trust us, this is a fun one.
Fri, 27 May 2016 21:00:00 +0000
This week on the podcast, Christine Caine discusses the importance of overcoming shame, how to find healing, and the amazing work her anti-human trafficking organization A21 is doing around the world. And, for Shauna’s last episode, we have listeners call in to get her very best party hosting and pest control advice. We also debate the best strategies for beating an “escape room,” listen to the Chewbacca Lady get autotuned, discuss a major development with “Arrested Development” and much, much more!
Sat, 21 May 2016 00:17:00 +0000
This is the week you’ve all been waiting for. On the new podcast, we sit down for an extended interview with DC Talk’s Kevin Max, hear songs from his new album “Playing Games with the Shadow,” hear about what it’s like to be a part of Christian music’s biggest band and learn the story behind the band’s upcoming cruise reunion. The gang also tries to figure out Vince Vaughn’s extremely awkward Liberty University commencement “speech,” we discuss the dangers of binge watching and much, much more. Don’t miss this one.
Fri, 13 May 2016 21:37:00 +0000
This week on the podcast, Lauren Daigle tells us about the five songs that changed her life. Dr. Dan Allender gives a powerful interview about recognizing and recovering from patterns of abuse in your past. We discuss the bonkers new reality show from Sylvester Stallone, Chance the Rapper’s incredible ‘Tonight Show’ performance, learn about Shauna’s unwelcome houseguest and a lot more.
Fri, 06 May 2016 22:27:00 +0000
This week on the podcast, we talk with author and the former head of the White House's Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Joshua DuBois about why Christians need to stay engaged in politics. Eddie and Joy attempt to solve a truly confounding problem from a listener. We discuss some big DC Talk news and its life-changing implications for Eddie, discuss the latest from Radiohead and much, much more.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:19:00 +0000
This week on the podcast, Voice winner Jordan Smith talks about going from a church singer to the best-selling artist the show has ever produced. We talk to two of the people behind the recent documentary For the Love Of, about why Christians should care about climate change. Cameron and the editors take a look at the new issue of RELEVANT, we discuss a plan to sail Noah’s ark across the Atlantic, Mothers’ Day gift ideas, Bono’s conversation with Eugene Peterson and much, much more. Trust us, this is a good one.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 22:32:00 +0000
This week on the show, singer/songwriter John Mark McMillan discusses the five songs that changed his life. Also, author and theologian Jeremiah J. Johnston talks about the big questions Christians need to be able to answer. Photographer-to-the-stars Andy Barron steps in as guest host, Joy updates us on her “investigation” into one of the world’s great mysteries, and much more.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 21:29:00 +0000
This week on the show, we talk with Andrew W.K. about his new, alternative political party, “The Party Party” and why he thinks it can change America. Also, Shauna warns us about the dangers of overdue Blockbuster videos, we find out about the most scientifically effective way to apologize and learn how Mark Zuckerberg might change the way we think about space travel.
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 22:44:00 +0000
This week on the show, worship artist Phil Wickham tells us how losing his voice inspired his new album, Children of God. Also, we talk to author John Eldredge about how we all might be getting prayer wrong—and why he doesn’t tell people “I’ll pray for you” anymore. Jesse breaks the news about about Samsung's Terminator eye, and more than once we’re forced to ask, “Why that baby up so late?" The episode is sponsored by the PBS Miniseries “Jackie Robinson” and Casper.
Sat, 02 Apr 2016 00:05:00 +0000
This week on the show, we talk with To Write Love on Her Arms founder Jamie Tworkowski on the organization’s 10th anniversary. The indie rock outfit Run River North stops by to perform some songs from their new album “Drinking from a Salt Pond,” we meet the newest member of the team and send Jeremiah off in style.
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This week we present the winners of the 2016 Oskarz.biz awards, featuring a guest appearance by Keke Pounds/Gibb. Also, we hear new music from Andrew Peterson and Joy is back! Our illustrious producer Jeremiah subs in as this week's host and the cast does their part to make him feel welcome and supported.
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 22:31:00 +0000
This week on the the show we speak with author and speaker Rob Bell about his new book “How to Be Here”. Cameron sat down with him to ask him some really hard hitting questions and we get a unique perspective on what he’s been up to for the past few years. Also, we hear from artist Greg Laswell about his new album and the gang gets deep into some carny talk. So, you know, business as usual.
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 22:26:00 +0000
This week on the show we have a packed episode. We speak with innovative new artist Gallant about his music and influences, hear from the editorial team about the brand new issue of the magazine, and most importantly, get the “Joy Wedding Recap” everyone has been waiting for. Also, Shauna is back and Cameron finally decides what his shtick will be at future Magic games.
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 21:58:00 +0000
On this week’s show we speak with Lecrae. He was on the cover of our most recent issue of the magazine, and recently dropped a new album “Church Clothes 3”. Also, we speak with author Lauren Chandler about her new book “Steadfast Love”, and discuss the injustices of this year’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest.
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This week on the RELEVANT Podcast, MUTEMATH comes on the show to walk us through a few of their favorite tracks from their critically acclaimed new album “Vitals”. Also, we have an enlightening conversation with Michelle Higgins about the #blacklivesmatter movement and Jeremiah finally gets the surprise birthday he’s never dreamed of having.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 22:29:00 +0000
This week on the show, we have a special in-studio performance from Jesus Culture. They came by the studio recently to play us a few of their favorite tracks from their brand new album “Let it Echo”. Also, the editorial team walks us through the newest issue of the magazine and Science Mike joins for a very scientific game.
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This week we bring you our favorite interviews and performances from this past year. Interview guests include Judah Smith, Roma Downey, David Oyelowo and Michael K. Williams. And in-studio performance guests include Hillsong Worship, John Mark McMillan and Gungor. We also have two Christmas treats for you, so make sure you listen through the whole episode! It's been a great year for the podcast and we're so thankful for our family of listeners who download these episodes every week, interact with us on Twitter, send us fan mail, and call in to participate in various games and other fun segments. We'll be off next week, but we’ll be back on January 8th. We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas, and we'll talk to you again after the New Year.
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 22:01:00 +0000
This week on the show we have Rend Collective. They walk us through a few of their favorite tracks from their album “Campfire Christmas Vol. 1”. We also speak with pulitzer-prize winning journalist Maurice Possley about true-crime and wrongful convictions, and we have (almost) the whole cast in the studio!
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 21:47:00 +0000
This week on the show, we speak with writer and pastor Rich Wilkerson, Jr. We also have a holiday themed game, new jingles, and after 10 long years we meet The Russian...
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On this week’s show, Hillsong Worship comes by the studio and performs two incredible songs for us. Also, we speak with Eric Mason about his new book “Unleashed," and Eddie returns from his world travels.
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