KINDLED EPISODES

Preserving Truth in a Post-Truth World | Lauren Demoss | Ep. 161

Preserving Truth in a Post-Truth World | Lauren Demoss | Ep. 161

PRESERVING TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLDLauren DemossToday, I'm talking all things TRUTH in a post-truth world with Lauren Demoss Benson.  Lauren is bold and speaks so clearly and with conviction on her instagram and blog, you will LOVE hearing from her!  We discuss...

The Christian’s Role in Politics

The Christian’s Role in Politics

The CHRISTIAN'S ROLE IN POLITICSJoey & Haley WilliamsWelcome to Season 4 of KINDLED! We're kicking it off with a bang. I brought my husband Joey on to discuss one of our favorite things to chat about: Should Christians engage in politics? How does our faith inform...

Studying the Bible to Know God | Kelli Garms | Ep. 154

Studying the Bible to Know God | Kelli Garms | Ep. 154

STUDYING THE BIBLE TO KNOW GODKelli GarmsWe know we're supposed to read our Bible. We know we're supposed to spend time in prayer. But that's hard. So we turn to devotionals, studies, books, podcasts, blogs and more - because it's easier. But the problem with this as...

Do We Have Apostles Today? | Dawain Atkinson | Ep. 152

Do We Have Apostles Today? | Dawain Atkinson | Ep. 152

DO WE HAVE APOSTLES TODAY?Dawain AtkinsonToday I have the pleasure of sharing an interview with Dawain Akinson, an ex-NAR "apostle." Dawain shares his story and we discuss whether the idea of having apostles today is Biblical, as well as the dangers that exist in...

Morality by Popular Consensus | Natasha Crain | Ep. 150

Morality by Popular Consensus | Natasha Crain | Ep. 150

MORALITY BY POPULAR CONSENSUSNatasha CrainThis Fall, we watched as the term "pro-life" was hijacked from the movement and pitted against us with the argument that it was not pro-ALL-life. Is this just semantics? Or is it a sign the movement needs a rebrand?  Today,...

The Enneagram Episode | Marcia Montenegro | Ep. 149

The Enneagram Episode | Marcia Montenegro | Ep. 149

THE ENNEAGRAM EPISODEMarcia Montenegro  Unless you've been under a rock, you've probably heard about the Enneagram. And you've probably heard people who are both WILDLY for it and WILDLY opposed to it. This episode is something you might not have heard before -...

Feminine, Not Feminist | Anneliese Louise | Ep. 148

Feminine, Not Feminist | Anneliese Louise | Ep. 148

feminine, not feministAnneliese Louise  Some say femininity is under attack - and yes, in many ways it is. But in other ways, we're handing it right over to the enemy because we have lost a right understanding of what it truly is, according to God.  I'm...

Big Tech, AI & What it Means for Christians | Bob Scott | Ep. 147

Big Tech, AI & What it Means for Christians | Bob Scott | Ep. 147

BIG TECH, A.I.AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR CHRISTIANSBob Scott  Today I'm chatting with Bob Scott, author of In the Company of Joseph, about big tech, artificial intelligence and what the future of those two things means for Christians in an increasingly hostile world. ...

The Great Reset: What’s Really Going On | Justin Haskins | Ep. 144

The Great Reset: What’s Really Going On | Justin Haskins | Ep. 144

THE GREAT RESET: WHAT'S REALLY GOING ONJustin Haskins Justin Haskins of the Heartland Institute joins to explain a broad topic: the Great Reset. Justin breaks down what this somewhat secretive movement actually is and what it is not. He shares the facts, debunks the...

Evangelism | Greg Koukl | Ep. 140

Evangelism | Greg Koukl | Ep. 140

We've spent the last 3 months diving deep into how Christianity intersects with culture from a Biblical worldview. Now it's time to learn how to take that knowledge to the streets of our relationships by discussing Evangelism.  Don't freak out - we're not going to be...

Living in Light of Eternity | Jeff Terrell | Ep. 139

Living in Light of Eternity | Jeff Terrell | Ep. 139

Today my Pastor Jeff Terrell joins me to discuss living life in light of eternity. We need eternal eyes now more than EVER, so this conversation comes at the perfect time.  Jeff shares wisdom from the book of Ecclesiastes on living life backwards. He also provides...

Belonging | Bethany Barendregt | Ep. 138

Belonging | Bethany Barendregt | Ep. 138

For the world, belonging is turned upside down from the way God designed it. The belonging movement, led by voices like Brene Brown and Glennon Doyle Melton, tells us true belonging is found in unconditional self-acceptance.  In many ways, this movement isn't much...

Gender & Sexuality | Dr. Christopher Yuan | Ep. 136

Gender & Sexuality | Dr. Christopher Yuan | Ep. 136

Today we're talking gender and sexuality! Dr. Christopher Yuan is sharing his story as he came out of a lifestyle of homosexuality and promiscuity to being a transformed disciple of Christ. Dr. Yuan has taught the Bible at Moody Bible Institute for over ten years and...

Life | Danielle D’Souza Gill | Ep. 135

Life | Danielle D’Souza Gill | Ep. 135

Abortion is the great, unexamined issue of our time. When we look at the controversies swirling in America, we see that underneath them lurks this issue of abortion, which is the driving force of what is going on, even when it is not mentioned. Danielle and I unpack...

Truth | Darrell Harrison & Virgil Walker | Ep. 134

Truth | Darrell Harrison & Virgil Walker | Ep. 134

Today I'm welcoming the hosts of my FAVORITE podcast, Just Thinking, back to the show!  This time, we're talking about TRUTH! Does it change - how is it defined by scripture, how do we speak and live it boldly even in the face of intense opposition and hate?  That's...

A Response to John Piper regarding politics and the President

A Response to John Piper regarding politics and the President

John Piper wrote an article explaining why He would not be voting for Trump (or, he later clarified, Biden) on Thursday. And while I respect his right not to vote for Trump according to his conscience, I disagree with his reasoning behind it for a number of reasons I...

Pro ALL Life? Christians & the Abortion Conversation | Haley Williams

Pro ALL Life? Christians & the Abortion Conversation | Haley Williams

The term "Pro All Life" has exploded onto the scene surrounding the abortion discussion - especially amongst Christians.  But is this term truly pro ALL life? Or is there more to what's being said when someone proclaims they are pro-all-life?  I examine what the Bible...

Church | Joel Webbon | Ep. 131

Church | Joel Webbon | Ep. 131

What is the church? What purpose does it serve in the individual life of a believe and in the corporate body of Christ? With all the recent changes in how churches are doing service, offering livestreams, streaming podcasts, is there still value in meeting in person...

Identity | Natalie Gaines | Ep. 130

Identity | Natalie Gaines | Ep. 130

Who are we really and who do we believe ourselves to be? Do we need to go "find ourselves" or "recover our lost self" or "uncover our core self" or travel "the road back to you?" There are SO MANY messages coming at us left and right, front and back, every day. How do...

Justice | Samuel Sey | Ep. 129

Justice | Samuel Sey | Ep. 129

Samuel Sey and I discuss justice and examine it from both a Biblical and secular worldview. A few of the topics we discuss:  What are the justice issues we are seeing in the world today? What is a biblical definition of justice?  How does the world define justice?  Is...

Law & Gospel | Krista Bontrager | Ep. 128

Law & Gospel | Krista Bontrager | Ep. 128

What is the law according to scripture? And what does the Gospel have to do with it? Everything, it turns out.  Krista Bontrager of Theology Mom and I discuss how the Bible explains our relationship to the law as compared with how the world views its limitations to...

God & Man | Jeff Medders | Ep. 127

God & Man | Jeff Medders | Ep. 127

The first episode of Kindled's Christianity & Culture series!  In this episode, we ask the questions "Who is God?" and "Who is man?" and compare a biblical with a secular worldview answer to those questions.  Jeff Medders, author of Humble Calvinism and other...

God’s Rescue Plan for a Hurting World | Laura Smith | Ep. 114

God’s Rescue Plan for a Hurting World | Laura Smith | Ep. 114

Welcome to my NEWEST offering for my listening audience! It's called FIRESTARTERS.  These are short, 15-minute SOLO episodes that will be available only to my Patreon community. For the month of August, they will be available to the public, but starting in September,...

Firestarters | Politicide, Cancel Culture & Christians

Firestarters | Politicide, Cancel Culture & Christians

How do we as Christians respond in light of cancel culture and ultimatums to either "comply or die" like was shared by @designmom on Instagram?  This episode explores the concept of politicide, cancel culture and what we as Christians are bound to by allegiance to...

Everyday Faithfulness | Glenna Marshall | Ep. 126

Everyday Faithfulness | Glenna Marshall | Ep. 126

Welcome to my NEWEST offering for my listening audience! It's called FIRESTARTERS.  These are short, 15-minute SOLO episodes that will be available only to my Patreon community. For the month of August, they will be available to the public, but starting in September,...

The Purpose of Motherhood | September McCarthy | Ep. 125

The Purpose of Motherhood | September McCarthy | Ep. 125

Motherhood is full and glorious - but also filled with trials and suffering. If we don't understand the purpose of our motherhood, we will get lost in everyday difficulties and no way to reclaim perspective.  That's what I discuss today with September McCarthy, mother...

NEW: Firestarters | Masks & Starting School

NEW: Firestarters | Masks & Starting School

Welcome to my NEWEST offering for my listening audience! It's called FIRESTARTERS.  These are short, 15-minute SOLO episodes that will be available only to my Patreon community. For the month of August, they will be available to the public, but starting in September,...

Firestarters | Standing Alone in Speaking the Truth Pt. 1 | Ep. 2

Firestarters | Standing Alone in Speaking the Truth Pt. 1 | Ep. 2

Do you feel like you're the only one who knows and believes the truth these days? I get it - I've been there, and AM there, frequently. In this Firestarters episode I want to help you get some perspective on how you can assess certain situations you find yourself in...

Mothering when the Needs are Big | Jamie Sumner | Ep. 123

Mothering when the Needs are Big | Jamie Sumner | Ep. 123

MOTHERING WHEN The Needs Are BigJamie SumnerToday I'm chatting with Jamie Sumner, author of Eat, Sleep, Save the World, about life as a special needs mama. Jamie shares her story of becoming a mother to a child with special needs and offers advice and encouragement...

The Ripple Effect of Sex in Marriage | Francie Winslow | Ep. 122

The Ripple Effect of Sex in Marriage | Francie Winslow | Ep. 122

THE RIPPLE EFFECT OF Sex in Marriage Francie Winslow   In this episode I chat with Guest Francie Winslow about the power of sex in marriage to bring not just connection but union under God as one. Francie discusses the challenges we face to creating connection in...

The New Age & The Enneagram | Marcia Montenegro | Ep. 112

The New Age & The Enneagram | Marcia Montenegro | Ep. 112

Episode 112THE NEW AGE& THE ENNEAGRAMMarcia MontenegroToday I'm airing the second part of my conversation with Marcia Montenegro. We're diving headfirst into the New Age and tackling some big topics like naturopathy, mindfulness, the enneagram.  Marcia explains...

Living through COVID-19 in China | Brenna Burrows | Ep. 111

Living through COVID-19 in China | Brenna Burrows | Ep. 111

Episode 111 LIVING THROUGH COVID-19 IN CHINABrenna Burrows Today I'm talking with Brenna Burrows, a wife and mom of two girls who lives in Quingdao, a city in the the Shandong province in China.  Brenna and her family have lived in China for 18 months and just...

Truth & Grace in Relationships | Sarah Guild | Ep. 109

Truth & Grace in Relationships | Sarah Guild | Ep. 109

Episode 109 TRUTH & GRACE IN RELATIONSHIPS Sarah Guild The cultural moment we are in tells us grace and truth do not exist together. The narrative looks something like - grace means wholesale acceptance of all that someone chooses to do and the rejection of...

From Astrologer to Christ Follower | Marcia Montenegro | Ep. 110

From Astrologer to Christ Follower | Marcia Montenegro | Ep. 110

Episode 110FROM ASTROLOGERTO CHRIST FOLLOWERMarcia MontenegroToday, you get to hear the testimony of Marcia Montenegro. Marcia is a former professional astrologer who was involved in seeking out the supernatural, as well as being involved in paranormal New Age...

Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment | Hannah Anderson | Ep. 108

Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment | Hannah Anderson | Ep. 108

Episode 108RECOVERING  the lost art of discernment Hannah AndersonIt's a wild time to be alive. We have access to more ideas, more content, more leaders, more voices, more information than anyone in history has ever had access to. And that means that we’re going to...

Seeking Approval | Donna Harris | Ep. 107

Seeking Approval | Donna Harris | Ep. 107

Episode 107SEEKING APPROVALdonna harrisApproval is something we all long for. We long to be found as enough, as acceptable, as good. In fact, it's not whether we will seek approval or not but where we will seek it. When we look for it in the wrong place, the approval...

Friendship (and the lack thereof) | Kelly Needham | Ep. 106

Friendship (and the lack thereof) | Kelly Needham | Ep. 106

Episode 106 FRIENDSHIP  (and the lack thereof) Kelly Needham As Christians, we know friendship matters. Go to any Christian book store and you’ll find myriads of books on the importance of community. But while most people are convinced of their need for Christian...

Education Mini-Series

Education Mini-Series

Welcome to the Education Mini-Series!  In this introduction, Haley gives a preface to this 3-part mini-series in which you'll hear from 6 women who, along with their husbands, have all chosen different routes for educating their kids. You'll hear from two who chose...