The Pastor Writer podcast is a series of conversations and reflections on the Christian life through reading and writing. From interviews with authors to thoughts on scripture and culture, Chase Replogle offers a wide range of topics and explorations. Chase is a church pastor and writer. You can follow more of his work at pastorwriter.com
Aaron Damiani — Living a Sacramental Life
Aaron Damiani serves as the lead pastor of Immanuel Anglican Church in Chicago and is the author of Earth Filled with Heaven: Finding Life in Liturgy, Sacraments and other Ancient Practices of the Church. Aaron writes and regularly speaks about spiritual formation, leadership, and recovering the gifts of the ancient church for today’s challenges. Aaron and his wife Laura live with their four kids in Chicago’s Irving Park neighborhood.
Jim Cymbala — Keeping Your Call Alive
Jim Cymbala has been a pastor for more than fifty years at the Brooklyn Tabernacle.
He has a strong burden for the local church and has been blessed with the opportunity to encourage thousands of pastors around the globe. He is the bestselling author of Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire and several other titles.
His next book, Fan the Flame, will release in September 2022. He joins me to talk about the book and how pastors can keep their call alive during times of discouragement and burnout.
Jim lives in New York City with his wife, Carol Cymbala, who directs the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir.
Chris Nye — Ideology and The Captive Mind
Chris Nye is a doctoral student at Duke University’s Divinity School and the author of Distant God and Less of More. For fifteen years, he has served as a local church pastor. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, and various other publications.
He recently released a new book, A Captive Mind, Christianity, Ideologies, and Staying Sane in a World Gone Mad. Chris joins me to talk about his new book and how ideologies can impact our faith and the church.
Jonathan Dodson — The Unwavering Pastor
Jonathan Dodson is the founding pastor of City Life Church in Austin, TX which he started with his wife, and a small group of people.
He is also the founder of Gospel-Centered Discipleship.com, which produces resources to help make, mature, and multiply disciples of Jesus.
He is the author of a number of books, including Here in Spirit, The Unbelievable Gospel and Gospel-Centered Discipleship.
He joins me to talk about his most recent project, a new book: The Unwavering Pastor: Leading the Church with Grace in Divisive Times. The book discusses Biblical wisdom to help ministry leaders cope with church division and leadership stress
Scott Sauls — Life is Prologue & The Making of Better People
Scott Sauls is senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville. Before serving in Nashville, he served with Tim Keller at New York City's Redeemer Presbyterian Church as a lead and preaching pastor. In addition to his books, Scott's work has been featured in Christianity Today, Relevant Magazine, The Gospel Coalition, as well as other publications.
Scott Joins me to talk about his new book that was just released, Beautiful People Don’t Just Happen: How God Redeems Regret, Hurt, and Fear in the Making of Better Humans.
Trevin Wax — The Significance of the Psalms in 30 Days
Trevin Wax is vice president of research and resource development at the North American Mission Board and a visiting professor at Wheaton College. A former missionary to Romania, Trevin is a regular columnist at The Gospel Coalition and has contributed to The Washington Post, Religion News Service, World, and Christianity Today, which named him one of 33 millennials shaping the next generation of evangelicals.
He is the author of multiple books, including The Multi-Directional Leader, Rethink Your Self, This Is Our Time, Eschatological Discipleship, and Gospel Centered Teaching.
He joins me to talk about a couple of books including a new devotional he organized through the Psalms.
Do you grow weary of listening to podcasts full of banter and chitchat? Listen to this podcast one week and have your thoughts challenged.
Week after week this podcast is full of meaningful inspiration, life-changing reflection and on-going learning. Whether you are a full time pastor, a growing Christian or even a non-believer, this podcast conversation will leave you knowing you did not waste your time. It will give you further resources of study to encourage your walk in life.
Thank you, Chase!❤️
Thanks for sharing YOUR book
I have especially enjoyed the six or seven podcasts that discuss your book The Five Instincts.
I listened to all of the podcast twice !!! Thank you so much for sharing by way of conversation. These conversations have been so amazing that I have passed them on to a large group of my friends.
I ordered your book yesterday from Mardell‘s Christian bookstore and cannot wait for it to come in!! 🎉THANK YOU!!
Always Solid Content. Always an Engaging Presentation.
Pastor-Writer always delivers great content in a very engaging manner. Chase comes prepared to every podcast and has a way of drawing out every guest. I appreciate the fact that his guests are from so many different backgrounds and have so many different callings in life and ministry. I especially enjoyed the recent Eric Metaxas interview on atheism. I bought the book as a result - for myself and for a couple of other people. That’s probably the only “negative” to the podcast: after listening, I’m ready to go out and buy the book! Highly recommended podcast.