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RELEVANT Podcast



The weekly show from RELEVANT magazine discussing the news, faith, culture and ridiculousness that matters to your life. Plus guests! The RELEVANT Podcast features the creators of RELEVANT magazine discussing the stuff that matters to your life, with in-s



 



Episode 543: Paul Rust & Kari Jobe

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:47:00 +0000

This week, we talk with Paul Rust, writer, star and co-creator of the Netflix series "Love." We also chat with singer and worship artist Kari Jobe about her new album "The Garden," and the real-life events that inspired it. The gang is also joined by rapper and spoken-word artist Propaganda for the entire show as they recap their visit to SXSW, discuss Vice’s investigation into sanctuary churches, hear about a strange situation involving “elves” in Iceland, learn how two “inspirational strongmen” are pranking news stations around the country and a lot more!


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Episode 542: Kim-Walker Smith & Jeremy Courtney

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:52:00 +0000

This week, Jesus Culture singer and worship leader Kim Walker-Smith joins us to discuss the songs that have changed her life and shaped her as an artist. We also talk with Preemptive Love Coalition founder Jeremy Courtney about the conflict unfolding in Mosul and how you can help the people of Iraq.

The gang also learns why a former Westboro member left the cult, discusses the ongoing relevance of Don Draper ad campaigns, discovers a surprising benefit of wearable credit cards and a lot more!


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Episode 541: Matt Chandler & The 2017 Oskarz.biz Awards

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 17:33:00 +0000

This week, we discuss embracing Lent with pastor Matt Chandler. Also, it’s that time of year again: The 7th annual Oskarz.biz awards are finally here!


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Episode 540: Sam Worthington & Social Club Misfits

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 23:01:00 +0000

This week, we talk with actor Sam Worthington about his new role in 'The Shack,' his views on the controversy behind the film and how he came to faith himself. We also talk with hip-hop duo Social Club Misfits about their latest album, 'The Misadventures of Fern and Marty,' and get a walkthrough of some of the album's biggest songs. The gang also discusses the ethics of bringing back an animal from extinction, listens to your ideas of ways to improve sports, debunks a major myth about phones and a lot more!


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Episode 539: The Flaming Lips

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:26:00 +0000

This week, we talk with Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne about their new album "Oczy Mlody," the influence Miley Cyrus had on the songs and how they developed the record’s experimental, pop-inspired sound. We also take a look at the brand new issue of RELEVANT, on newsstands March 1. The gang also gets an update from Joy, figures out how to vastly improve professional baseball, pitches some ideas for a game show, hears about Ashton Kutcher’s efforts to end human trafficking and a lot more!


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Episode 538: Judah Smith

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:06:00 +0000

This week, we talk with Judah Smith, the pastor of The City Church and author of the new book "How’s Your Soul," about the importance of community, being vulnerable and caring for your soul. We also play a new game (sorta) ripped from the headlines: “Fake, Fake News?” The gang also discusses Chance the Rapper’s powerful Grammy performance, talk about a new sitcom based on “living Biblically,” hear your best Valentine’s Day stories and more!


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Episode 537: Ira Glass & Andy Mineo

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:25:00 +0000

This week, we talk with This American Life host and creator Ira Glass about the show’s creative process, its fascination with people of faith and what the media often gets wrong about Christians. Rapper Andy Mineo also joins us to discuss some of the songs that changed his life. The gang also explains an exciting opportunity for the pun-geniuses behind America’s church signs, shares why you shouldn’t get your significant other a flower bouquet this year for Valentine's Day, hears Ricky Gervais debate Stephen Colbert about the existence of God and a lot more!


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Episode 536: Ravi Zacharias & The Brilliance

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 22:59:00 +0000

This week, we talk with The Brilliance about their brand new album "All Is Not Lost," speak with Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale about their new book "Jesus Among Secular Gods" and hear from two of the leaders of World Relief, the only Christian organization authorized by the State Department to resettle refugees. It’s a packed show! Also, the gang discusses the national bacon shortage, talks about Nic Cage’s surprise appearance at a Nic Cage movie marathon, learns about how one tweet led to thousands of school lunches getting paid for and a lot more.


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Episode 535: Lecrae & Erin Loechner

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 22:46:00 +0000

This week, we talk with rapper Lecrae about his brand-new song “Blessings” featuring a collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, speaking out against injustice and what to expect from his upcoming album. We also speak with designer, speaker and author Erin Loechner about her new book "Chasing Slow." The gang also discusses Big Sean’s faith-inspired appearance on "Saturday Night Live," debunks some misinformation about social media and millennials, pitches a few “innovative” cafe ideas and a lot more.


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Episode 534: Lauren Daigle & Richard Rohr

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:49:00 +0000

This week, we talk to worship leader Lauren Daigle about the role of worship, how music helps her connect with God and how she approaches the songwriting process. We also speak with author, speaker and teacher Father Richard Rohr about contemplative prayer and why Christians should embrace spiritual exercises. The gang also learns about a very strange job opening in the Austrian countryside, hears about the world’s first live movie experience, listens to a yacht-rock remix of an indie rock classic and a lot more!


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Episode 533: OK Go

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:54:00 +0000

This week, we talk with OK Go about their crazy music videos, how they pull them off and the surprisingly deep reason for shooting them in the first place. We also speak with Sokeel Park of the group Liberty in North Korea about the dire situation in the country and how you can help. The gang also discusses Apple's controversial new iPhone feature, learns about how Chris Pratt came to faith, hears Stephen Colbert’s thoughts on the dangers of political divisiveness and a lot more.


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Episode 532: Johnnyswim

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 22:13:00 +0000

This week, we talk with the music duo Johnnyswim about the inspiration behind their latest hit album "Georgica Pond" and the editors look through the brand new issue of RELEVANT featuring Ira Glass, Bastille, Gungor and more. The gang also discusses the mysterious Sinbad movie that’s never existed (but hundreds claimed to have seen), the disappointing new virtual reality trend, weird things donated to thrift stores, why Carrie Underwood was at the Passion Conference and a lot more!


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Episode 531: The Best of 2016

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:31:00 +0000

This week, we look back at some of our favorite interviews and live in-studio performances from 2016. We’ve got songs from artists including Lauren Daigle, Crowder, All Sons & Daughters, Run River North and Fleurie, interview highlights with authors and influencers including Chuck Klosterman, Lupita Nyong’o, Rob Bell, Derek Minor, Lecrae and Christine Caine, discussions of our favorite moments and a ton more!


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Episode 530: Trip Lee

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 01:26:00 +0000

This week, we talk with rapper and pastor Trip Lee about his brand new album, "The Waiting Room." The gang also gets ready for Christmas with the pop-culture themed holiday game, “A Very Special ‘Christmas Special’ Special.” We also discuss Chance the Rapper’s prayerful Saturday Night Live performance, hear why reality TV star Heidi Montag is now speaking out on Hollywood beauty standards, learn about a “How I Met Your Mother” reboot and a lot more!


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Episode 529: Chris Quilala & Social Club Misfits

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 22:14:00 +0000

This week, we talk with worship leader and songwriter Chris Quilala about his powerful new album "Split the Sky." The hip-hop duo Social Club Misfits calls in to squash a rap beef in the best way possible—with a name-that-lyric game. The gang also discusses an upcoming sitcom based on a struggling church, learns about the most “sinful” cities in America, debates state-sponsored Christmas displays and a lot more!


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Episode 528: RELEVANT Top 50: Part 6

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:44:00 +0000

We’re counting down our favorite pop-culture releases of the year! This week on the show, we break down numbers 10 - 1.

In this six-episode miniseries, the RELEVANT editorial team choses their top 50 albums, TV shows, books and movies of the year. Each episode features discussions about our favorites while the team listens to clips, interviews and songs from 2016's most important artists and writers.

Listen to Part 1 here.

Listen to Part 2 here.

Listen to Part 3 here.

Listen to Part 4 here.

Listen to Part 5 here.


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Episode 527: Ellie Holcomb & Tim Keller

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:53:00 +0000

This week, singer-songwriter Ellie Holcomb performs live from the RELEVANT studio, and we talk with author and pastor Tim Keller about the deeper message of Advent. The gang also discusses Christmas decoration strategies, Twitter’s top trending topics of the year, the significance of Chance the Rapper’s seven Grammy nominations and a lot more!


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Episode 526: RELEVANT Top 50: Part 5

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:06:00 +0000

We’re counting down our favorite pop-culture releases of the year! This week on the show, we break down numbers 18 - 11.

In this six-episode miniseries, the RELEVANT editorial team choses their top 50 albums, TV shows, books and movies of the year. Each episode features discussions about our favorites while the team listens to clips, interviews and songs from 2016's most important artists and writers.

Listen to Part 1 here.

Listen to Part 2 here.

Listen to Part 3 here.

Listen to Part 4 here.


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Episode 525: Louie Giglio & LANY

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:17:00 +0000

This week, we talk with author, pastor and Passion founder Louie Giglio about the importance of Advent season and his new book, "Waiting Here for You". We also chat with synth-pop outfit LANY about their latest EP, "kinda", and what inspires their songwriting. The gang also discusses the ethics of using Nickelback as a crime deterrent, talks about Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of the missionary novel Silence, learns about New Zealand’s nationwide Secret Santa campaign and a lot more!


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Episode 524: RELEVANT Top 50: Part 4

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:05:00 +0000

We’re counting down our favorite pop-culture releases of the year! This week on the show, we break down numbers 26 - 19.

In this six-episode miniseries, the RELEVANT editorial team choses their top 50 albums, TV shows, books and movies of the year. Each episode features discussions about our favorites while the team listens to clips, interviews and songs from 2016's most important artists and writers.

Listen to Part 1 here.

Listen to Part 2 here.

Listen to Part 3 here.


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Episode 523: Sho Baraka & Shane Claiborne

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:45:00 +0000

This week, we talk with hip-hop artist Sho Baraka about his new album, “The Narrative,” and learn how he’s helping Christians make an impact through politics. We also sit down with speaker and author Shane Claiborne to discuss his latest book, "Executing Grace," about ending the death penalty in America. The gang also discusses the hazards of Black Friday, remembers the legacy of soul singer Sharon Jones, hears about the Chipotle scandal gripping the nation and a lot more!


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Episode 522: RELEVANT Top 50: Part 3

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:00:00 +0000

We’re counting down our favorite pop-culture releases of the year! This week on the show, we break down numbers 34 - 27.

In this six-episode miniseries, the RELEVANT editorial team choses their top 50 albums, TV shows, books and movies of the year. Each episode features discussions about our favorites while the team listens to clips, interviews and songs from 2016's most important artists and writers.

Listen to Part 1 here.

Listen to Part 2 here.


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Episode 521: Young the Giant & Brian McLaren

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 23:03:00 +0000

This week, we talk with indie rock band Young the Giant about their latest album “Home of the Strange.” We also sit down with author and theologian Brian McLaren to discuss his new book “The Great Spiritual Migration” and hear why a major shift is happening in the church. The gang also breaks down Oxford Dictionaries' words of the year (yes, “adulting” is included), discuss the new David Blaine special, tell you how to spot fake news on Facebook and a lot more!


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Episode 520: RELEVANT Top 50: Part 2

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:20:00 +0000

We’re counting down our favorite pop-culture releases of the year! This week on the show, we break down numbers 42 - 35.

In this six-episode miniseries, the RELEVANT editorial team choses their top 50 albums, TV shows, books and movies of the year. Each episode features discussions about our favorites while the team listens to clips, interviews and songs from 2016's most important artists and writers.

Listen to Part 1 here.


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Episode 519: Empire of the Sun & Jeremy Courtney

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000

This week on the show, Empire of the Sun joins us to talk about their new album, Two Vines, and Preemptive Love Coalition founder Jeremy Courtney calls us from the front lines of the fight to free Mosul from ISIS control in Iraq. Hint: It’s an unprecedented humanitarian crisis and opportunity. We tell all about a new podcast we’re launching, and oh, wasn't there was an election or something this week?


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Episode 518: RELEVANT Top 50: Part 1

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:30:00 +0000

We’re counting down our favorite pop-culture releases of the year! In this new, six-episode miniseries, the RELEVANT editorial team breaks down their top 50 pop-culture selections of 2016. Each episode features discussions about the year’s best movies, music, TV shows, books and more, while the team listens in to some of their favorites.


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Episode 517: Scott Derrickson & Gungor

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 21:59:00 +0000

This week, we talk with Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson about the spiritual messages of his new blockbuster and how his own faith influences his filmmaking. We also talk with Gungor about the duo’s latest record One Wild Life: Body and the real-life experiences that shaped the final chapter of their epic trilogy of albums. The gang also discusses the legacy of Bob Dylan, finds out how much of their lives are wasted spent trying to find something to watch on TV, debates the ethics of Taco Bell’s Kit Kat quesadilla, talks about the cultural role of social media criticism and a lot more!


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Episode 516: Lupita Nyong'o

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:46:00 +0000

This week, we talk to Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o about her new film “Queen of Katwe” and why she gravitates toward socially redeeming stories. The team also takes an in-depth look at the brand new issue of RELEVANT, discusses America’s greatest fears, watches Obama reading mean Tweets, talks about why the gender pay gap still exists, reads some of our listeners' best (or is it worst?) dad jokes and a whole lot more!

Editor's Note: Below are the images of "Aaron" and "Tim Tebow" as "children" that Aaron supplied.


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Episode 515: Tim Tebow

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:08:00 +0000

This week, we talk with college football legend, author, broadcaster and baseball player Tim Tebow about overcoming disappointment, finding your identity outside of outward success and his new book “Shaken.” We also hear some painfully hilarious Halloween horror stories from listeners, discuss why election season is so stressful, talk about how Lil Wayne almost had a dramatic career change and give you some idea for spicing up your big “harvest party.”


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Episode 514: Chris Thile

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 21:39:00 +0000

This week, we talk with musician Chris Thile, the Nickel Creek member who’s taking the reins of the iconic public radio show "A Prairie Home Companion" this weekend. We discuss what it’s like filling the shoes left by Garrison Keillor, why he thinks Radiohead would be a great fit on the show and how the weekly broadcast is like a church service. We also meet two new members of the RELEVANT team, have a special sequel to the Town Hall debate (The Reckoning!), see what Nic Cage is up to, discuss the possibility of aliens and a lot more!


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Episode 513: David Oyelowo & Jonathan David and Melissa Helser

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 22:17:00 +0000

This week, we talk with actor David Oyelowo about his powerful new film "Queen of Katwe" and the role that faith plays in his life and career. Husband and wife singer/songwriter duo Jonathan David and Melissa Helser also join us to talk about modern worship and their new album out now, "Beautiful Surrender." We also hear the new song from Lecrae and Leon Bridges, discuss Hillsong New York’s stand for Black Lives Matter, learn about how the discovery of a 2,700-year-old toilet confirms an obscure Bible story and a lot more!


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Episode 512: Derek Minor

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.


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Episode 511: Crowder & Matthew Soerens

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!


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Episode 510: Lauren Daigle & Hasan Minhaj

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.


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Episode 509: Banning Liebscher and All Sons & Daughters

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!


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Episode 508: Leagues

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.


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Episode 507: Nate Bargatze

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!


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Episode 506: Colony House & Rick Warren

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!


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Episode 505: Hillsong United

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!


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Episode 504: Shauna Niequist

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.


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Episode 503: Os Guinness

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.


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Episode 502: Jon Foreman & Jeremy Courtney

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!


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Episode 501: Chuck Klosterman & Lisa Sharon Harper

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.


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Episode 500: Scott Harrison

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.


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Episode 499: NEEDTOBREATHE

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!


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Episode 498: Social Club Misfits

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.


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http://archives.relevantmagazine.com/sites/default/files/audio/mp3/20160624_podcast.mp3




Episode 497: Hillsong Young & Free

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.


Media Files:
http://archives.relevantmagazine.com/sites/default/files/audio/mp3/20160617_podcast.mp3




Episode 496: Dustin Kensrue and 'The Conjuring 2' Writers

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.


Media Files:
http://archives.relevantmagazine.com/sites/default/files/audio/mp3/20160610_podcast.mp3




Episode 495: Malachi Kirby

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.


Media Files:
http://archives.relevantmagazine.com/sites/default/files/audio/mp3/20160603_podcast.mp3




Episode 494: Christine Caine

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!


Media Files:
http://archives.relevantmagazine.com/sites/default/files/audio/mp3/20160527_podcast.mp3