103 episodes

Christians shouldn’t just think. They should think Christian. Join Dr. James Spencer and guests for calm, thoughtful, theological discussions about a variety of topics Christians face every day. The Thinking Christian Podcast will help you grow spiritually and learn theology as you seek to be faithful in a world that is becoming increasingly proficient at telling stories that deny Christ.

Thinking Christian: Clear Theology for a Confusing World LifeAudio

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

Christians shouldn’t just think. They should think Christian. Join Dr. James Spencer and guests for calm, thoughtful, theological discussions about a variety of topics Christians face every day. The Thinking Christian Podcast will help you grow spiritually and learn theology as you seek to be faithful in a world that is becoming increasingly proficient at telling stories that deny Christ.

    How Should Christians Think about Islam: A Conversation with Jeff King

    How Should Christians Think about Islam: A Conversation with Jeff King

    In this episode, Jeff King, president of International Chrsitian Concern and author of Islam Uncensored, joins James to discuss Isalm. James and Jeff consider the various interviews Jeff includes in his book, as well as the underlying assumptions and tactics of radical Islam.

    For more on Jeff King and International Christian Concern, visit persecution.org. To purchase Islam Uncensored: 14 Leaders: Liberals, Conservatives, Muslims, Jews, Atheists, Christians, & A Former CIA Director Reveal: What The Government & Media Won't Tell You About Islam visit amazon.com.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    How Do Faith and Fitness Relate? A Conversation with Stephen Covert

    How Do Faith and Fitness Relate? A Conversation with Stephen Covert

    In this episode, James sits down with Stephen Covert, a natural bodybuilder and owner of Iron Thearpy Club, an explicitly Christian clothing brand and community. Stephen and James talk about fitness, the challenges of fitness on social media, and the way that the disciplines of exercise inform our spiritual disciplines.

    For more on The Iron Theapy Club visit https://theirontherapyclub.com/ or on Instagram at @irontherapyclub

    You can also find Stephen on Instagram @stephen.covert where he shares his thoughts on keeping Christ primary in the midst of his own fitness regime as well as other fitness related posts. 
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    • 47 min
    Thinking about God and Evil: A Conversation with Ingrid Faro, PhD

    Thinking about God and Evil: A Conversation with Ingrid Faro, PhD

    In this episode, James discusses evil and suffering with Ingrid Faro, PhD. Ingrid is professor of Old Testament at Northern Seminary in Lisle, IL, and author of Demystifying Evil: A Biblical and Personal Exploration. They discuss the nature of evil, its connection to human perception, and a variety of other topics. 

    To purchase Demystifying Evil: A Biblical and Personal Exploration visit https://ivpress.com/. Use the promotional code IVPPOD20 to recieve 20% off your purchase. 
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    What Does It Mean to Be a Person? A Conversation with Paul Louis Metzger

    What Does It Mean to Be a Person? A Conversation with Paul Louis Metzger

    In this episode, James discusses personhood with Paul Louis Metzger author of More Than Things: A Personalist Ethics for a Throwaway Culture. James and Paul dive into the idea of personalism, how it intersects with technology and other aspects of life, and how Christians might go about making decisions. 

    For a free study guide based on More Than Things, visit https://www.ivpress.com/more-than-things.

    You can also puchase More Than Things at www.ivpress.com. Use IVPPOD20 to get 20% off your purchase.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    How Should We Think about Kids and Technology: A Conversation with David Eaton

    How Should We Think about Kids and Technology: A Conversation with David Eaton

    In this episode, James sits down with co-host Maggie Hubbard and special guest David Eaton. David is Co-founder and CEP of Axis, an organization that provides resources to parents seeking to navigate cultural issues, technology, and a variety of other concerns. James, Maggie, and David discuss smart phones, social media, and the significant influence of parents in the lives of children.

    For more about Axis visit www.axis.org. You can find David's book titled Smart Phone Sanity at amazon.com.
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    • 55 min
    Thinking Christian about Family and Technology Use: A Conversation with Krista Boan

    Thinking Christian about Family and Technology Use: A Conversation with Krista Boan

    In this episode, James is joined by co-host Maggie Hubbard and special guest Krista Boan. She is a former middle school teacher and co-founder of Screen Sanity. James, Maggie, and Krista discuss the difficulties of navigating technology today, particualrly in relation to kids and families. 

    For more on Krista, visit kristaboan.com.
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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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Important

Love this show. The interview with the KC Wolf is my favorite so far!

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Human trafficking

Don’t forget about the US being the largest human trafficking in the world. Tim Ballard and Tim Tebow in different ways have done a lot to remove people from human trafficking. YouTube prevents those words from being used by YouTubers. Thanks for what you do as well.

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Fantastic

Excellent podcast with great insights into the Christian faith and amazing interviews!

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