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Conversations on Church, Community, and Culture

The Way Home Podcast Dan Darling

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 86 Ratings

Conversations on Church, Community, and Culture

    The Way Home: Rebecca McLaughlin on Teens and Apologetics

    The Way Home: Rebecca McLaughlin on Teens and Apologetics

    In this episode of The Way Home podcast I am joined by Rebecca McLaughlin, author of several books including “10 Questions Every Teen Should Ask (and Answer) About Christianity” and “The Secular Creed.” If you have a teen in your life, Rebecca has a lot of wisdom and advise for you as you engage in difficult conversations about Christianity with your teen.

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by the CSB Men of Character Bible.

    In the CSB Men of Character Bible, renowned Bible teacher Dr. Gene Getz guides men through Scripture by exploring the lives of men of character found throughout the Bible. During the month of May, get 40% off the CSB Commentary Series at Lifeway.com.

    Use promo code WAYHOME21 to register today for NRB 2021.



    Show Notes



    Guest Biography: Rebecca McLaughlin holds a Ph.D. in Renaissance Literature from Cambridge University and a degree in theological and pastoral studies from Oak Hill Theological College in London. She is the author of “Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World’s Largest Religion” (Crossway, 2019)–named Book of the Year 2020 by Christianity Today–“10 Questions Every Teen Should Ask (and Answer) About Christianity” (Crossway, 2021), “The Secular Creed: Engaging 5 Contemporary Claims (TGC, 2021), and “Is Christmas Unbelievable? 4 Questions Everyone Should Ask About the World’s Most Famous Story” (TGBC, 2021).



    Website: www.rebeccamclaughlin.org

    Instagram: @rebecc_mclaugh

    Twitter: @RebeccMcLaugh

    Book: 10 Questions Every Teen Should Ask (and Answer) about Christianity

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by the CSB Men of Character Bible.

    • 48 min
    The Way Home: Brett McCracken on wisdom in a digital age

    The Way Home: Brett McCracken on wisdom in a digital age

    In this episode of The Way Home podcast I am joined by Brett McCracken, senior editor and director of communications at The Gospel Coalition. He is really discerning when it comes to understanding culture—whether it’s art or movies or music. In this episode, we talk about his new book “The Wisdom Pyramid” and how we as Christians sort through the information we are inundated with today.

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by the CSB Men of Character Bible.

    In the CSB Men of Character Bible, renowned Bible teacher Dr. Gene Getz guides men through Scripture by exploring the lives of men of character found throughout the Bible. During the month of May, get 40% off the CSB Commentary Series at Lifeway.com.



    Show Notes



    Guest Biography: Brett McCracken is the author of The Wisdom Pyramid: Feeding Your Soul in a Post-Truth World (Crossway, 2021), Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community (Crossway, 2017), Hipster Christianity: When Church & Cool Collide (Baker, 2010), and Gray Matters: Navigating the Space Between Legalism & Liberty (Baker, 2013). He has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, CNN.com, Christianity Today, and many other publications. A graduate of Wheaton College and UCLA (M.A. in Cinema & Media Studies), Brett lives in Santa Ana, California with his wife Kira and two sons, Chet and Ira. He is an elder at Southlands Church Santa Ana.



    Website: www.brettmccracken.com

    Facebook: @brett.mccracken

    LinkedIn: Brett McCracken

    Instagram: @bwmccracken

    Twitter: @brettmccracken

    Book: The Wisdom Pyramid

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by the CSB Men of Character Bible.

    • 41 min
    The Way Home: Vaneetha Risner on suffering

    The Way Home: Vaneetha Risner on suffering

    In this episode of The Way Home podcast I am joined by Vaneetha Risner, author of “Walking Through Fire” and “The Scars that have Shaped Me.” She has an amazing story of how all of her suffering has helped her deal with the suffering that she has had to endure. If you’re suffering right now or walking with someone through suffering, this conversation will bring you encouragement and hope.

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by CSB Commentary Series and The Compelled Podcast.

    The CSB Commentary Series helps you understand each biblical book’s theology, it’s place in the broader narrative of Scripture, and it’s importance for the church today. During the month of April, get 30% off the CSB Commentary Series at Lifeway.com.

    Listen to The Compelled Podcast at compelledpodcast.com.



    Show Notes



    Guest Biography: Vaneetha Rendall Risner is passionate about helping others find hope and joy in the midst of suffering. Her story includes contracting polio as a child, losing an infant son unexpectedly, developing post-polio syndrome, and going through an unwanted divorce, all of which have forced her to deal with issues of loss. She and her husband Joel live in Raleigh, North Carolina and have four daughters between them. Vaneetha holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Stanford and is hoping to use them someday!





    Website: www.vaneetha.com

    Facebook: @vaneetharisner

    Instagram: @vaneetharisner

    Twitter: @vaneetharisner

    Books: Walking through Fire and The Scars that have Shaped Me

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by CSB Commentary Series and The Compelled Podcast.

    • 42 min
    The Way Home: Melissa Fuller on women in ministry and studying the Bible

    The Way Home: Melissa Fuller on women in ministry and studying the Bible

    In this episode of The Way Home podcast I am joined by Melissa Fuller, the content director for Love God Greatly, an international women’s ministry aimed at equipping women around the world with Bible study resources. She has and infectious love for God’s word and helping women fall in love with Scripture and with Jesus, and on this episode we talk about women in ministry, teaching women, theological education, and studying the Bible in the twenty-first century.

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by CSB Commentary Series and The Compelled Podcast.

    The CSB Commentary Series helps you understand each biblical book’s theology, it’s place in the broader narrative of Scripture, and it’s importance for the church today. During the month of April, get 30% off the CSB Commentary Series at Lifeway.com.

    Listen to The Compelled Podcast at compelledpodcast.com.



    Show Notes



    Guest Biography: Melissa Fuller loves God’s Word and is committed to helping women fall in love with Scripture (and it’s author!). She has a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary and served as the general editor of the NET Love God Greatly Bible and the managing editor of the CSB She Reads Truth Bible and the CSB (in)courage Devotional Bible. She currently resides in Atlanta, GA, loves running and hiking and is currently pursuing her goal of visiting all the National Parks in the US!



    Website: lovegodgreatly.com

    Facebook: @LoveGodGreatly

    Instagram: @lovegodgreatlyofficial

    Pinterest: @LoveGodGreatly

    YouTube: LoveGodGreatly

    Book: Love God Greatly Study Bible

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by CSB Commentary Series and The Compelled Podcast.

    • 30 min
    The Way Home: Sissy Goff on teens and mental health

    The Way Home: Sissy Goff on teens and mental health

    In this episode of The Way Home podcast I am joined by Sissy Goff, a licensed Christian therapist who works specifically with young people and teens. She’s written several books to help parents and teens navigate mental health issues and other challenges. She connects the physical and the spiritual, understanding that we are complicated beings. On this episode, Sissy helps parents know how to navigate and help their kids navigate some of the challenges that many teens are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and other events of the past year.

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by CSB Commentary Series and The Compelled Podcast.

    The CSB Commentary Series helps you understand each biblical book’s theology, it’s place in the broader narrative of Scripture, and it’s importance for the church today. During the month of April, get 30% off the CSB Commentary Series at Lifeway.com.

    Listen to The Compelled Podcast at compelledpodcast.com.



    Show Notes



    Guest Biography: Dr. Stephen J. Nichols is president of Reformation Bible College, chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries, and a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow. He holds a Ph.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He is host of the podcasts 5 Minutes in Church History and Open Book. He is author of more than twenty books, including Beyond the 95 Theses, a Time for Confidence, and R.C. Sproul: A Life and coeditor of Crossway’s Theologians on the Christian Life series.



    Website: www.raisingboysandgirls.com

    Facebook: @SissyGoffAuthor

    Instagram: @sissygoff

    Book: Brave: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Beating Worry and Anxiety

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by CSB Commentary Series and The Compelled Podcast.

    • 31 min
    The Way Home: Dr. Stephen Nichols on the life of R.C. Sproul

    The Way Home: Dr. Stephen Nichols on the life of R.C. Sproul

    In this episode of The Way Home podcast I am joined by Dr. Stephen Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College and chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries, founded by Dr. R.C. Sproul. On this episode, Dr. Nichols talks about the life of R.C. Sproul, how he interacted with him, and why he wanted to write his most recent book “R.C. Sproul: A Life.” Dr. Nichols shares about what we can learn from Dr. Sproul’s faithful life walking with the Lord and teaching—and even shares some funny and interesting stories along the way.

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by CSB Commentary Series and The Compelled Podcast.

    The CSB Commentary Series helps you understand each biblical book’s theology, it’s place in the broader narrative of Scripture, and it’s importance for the church today. During the month of April, get 30% off the CSB Commentary Series at Lifeway.com.

    Listen to The Compelled Podcast at compelledpodcast.com.



    Show Notes



    Guest Biography: Dr. Stephen J. Nichols is president of Reformation Bible College, chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries, and a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow. He holds a Ph.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He is host of the podcasts 5 Minutes in Church History and Open Book. He is author of more than twenty books, including Beyond the 95 Theses, a Time for Confidence, and R.C. Sproul: A Life and coeditor of Crossway’s Theologians on the Christian Life series.



    Website: Reformation Bible College

    Facebook: @Ligonier

    Twitter: @DrSteveNichols

    Podcasts: 5 Minutes in Church History and Open Book

    Book: R.C. Sproul: A Life

    This episode of The Way Home Podcast is sponsored by CSB Commentary Series and The Compelled Podcast.

    • 43 min

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