288 episodes

THINQ Media (formerly Q Ideas) educates, equips and empowers Christian thought leaders to create conversations that lead to wisdom.

We do this through our new digital platform, a podcast network, and a series of regional and national events designed to convene leaders around topics that matter to Christians today. Listen to the THINQ Media Podcast to learn, explore and consider how you can be faithful in our cultural context.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 170 Ratings

THINQ Media (formerly Q Ideas) educates, equips and empowers Christian thought leaders to create conversations that lead to wisdom.

We do this through our new digital platform, a podcast network, and a series of regional and national events designed to convene leaders around topics that matter to Christians today. Listen to the THINQ Media Podcast to learn, explore and consider how you can be faithful in our cultural context.

    Ending Sexual Abuse: Rachael Denhollander | Episode 289

    Ending Sexual Abuse: Rachael Denhollander | Episode 289

    How should Christians respond to reports of sexual abuse, especially within the church?

    In this episode, Rachael Denhollander, an attorney, author, advocate, and educator known for her work on sexual abuse, shares her journey as the first victim to publicly accuse Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor who abused hundreds of young athletes.

    Rachael prompts us to ask better questions about our theology in order to address sexual abuse more effectively and to better protect the vulnerable in our churches and communities.

    Resources:
    Create a free THINQ Account to access more trusted content like this on topics from all channels of culture at thinqmedia.com.
    Attend THINQ events where you can gather with like-minded leaders, ask better questions and have conversations that lead to wisdom:
    Register for Next Gen Summit, November 8-9, 2024 in Nashville.
    Host Faithfulness in our Political Moment in your local community on October 3.
    Check out Rachael’s book, What is a Girl Worth: My Story of Breaking the Silence and Exposing the Truth about Larry Nasser and USA Gymnastics
    Research from Anna C. Salter, Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, And Other Sex Offenders
    More from the THINQ Podcast Network:
    NextUp with Grant Skeldon
    The InFormed Parent with Suzanne Phillips
    NeuroFaith with Curt Thompson
    UnderCurrent with Gabe Lyons

    • 22 min
    Rising Above Partisanship: Michael Wear | Episode 288

    Rising Above Partisanship: Michael Wear | Episode 288

    Are you feeling unsure about how to vote in the upcoming election?

    In this episode, Michael Wear, Founder of the Center for Christianity and Public Life, discusses how to approach politics faithfully, using the concept of "political homelessness" to describe our current political situation.

    Listen as he explains how Christians can advocate for what is true, just, and good, even during this time of political division.

    Resources:
    Create a free THINQ Account to access more trusted content like this on topics from all channels of culture at thinqmedia.com.
    You can bring a larger political conversation to your church or community through our THINQ Local event called Faithfulness in Our Political Moment on Thursday, October 3. It’s a one-day, two-hour event in which people can gather and engage curated, trusted content and apply a biblical worldview to current political issues and the upcoming election. 
    Check out more from the THINQ podcast network:
    NextUp with Grant Skeldon
    The InFormed Parent with Suzanne Phillips
    THINQ Podcast with Gabe Lyons
    UnderCurrent with Gabe Lyons

    • 14 min
    Democracy or Republic?: Willilam B. Allen & Dave Zanotti | Episode 287

    Democracy or Republic?: Willilam B. Allen & Dave Zanotti | Episode 287

    Do you understand the difference between a democracy and a republic?

    Dave Zanotti, CEO of The American Policy Roundtable interviews political scientist and philosopher William B. Allen about the semantics of our country's governance.

    Listen in as they help us understand these confusing nuances of the United States’ government, specifically how the government is upheld by the authority of the people.

    Resources:
    Create a free THINQ Account to access more trusted content like this on topics from all channels of culture at thinqmedia.com.
    You can bring a larger political conversation to your church or community through our THINQ Local event called Faithfulness in Our Political Moment on Thursday, October 3. It’s a one-day, two-hour event in which people can gather and engage curated, trusted content and apply a biblical worldview to current political issues and the upcoming election. 
    Check out more from the THINQ podcast network:
    NextUp with Grant Skeldon
    The InFormed Parent with Suzanne Phillips
    THINQ Podcast with Gabe Lyons
    UnderCurrent with Gabe Lyons

    • 20 min
    Use or Lose Your Rights: Kristen Waggoner | Episode 286

    Use or Lose Your Rights: Kristen Waggoner | Episode 286

    Are you aware of your constitutional rights when it comes to exercising your faith?

    In this episode, Kristen Waggoner, the CEO, President and General Counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom, tells us about her work to protect fundamental freedoms and promote the inherent dignity of people all over the world.

    Currently, Kristen and her team have two cases pending at the U.S.

    Supreme Court protecting life, women’s health, and addressing regulatory overreach by the current administration.

    Listen in as Kristen helps us understand our inerrant rights, especially when it comes to our parental rights and the complicated layers of the accelerating issue of transgenderism.

    Resources:
    Free Parents' Toolkit on Critical Theory from Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) Create a free THINQ Account to access more trusted content like this on topics from all channels of culture at thinqmedia.com. More LGBTQ content from THINQ. Register for Next Gen Summit, November 8-9, 2024 in Nashville. unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity…and Why It Matters, Gabe Lyons and David Kinnaman.

    • 16 min
    Identity, Teens & Gender: Preston Sprinkle & Helena Kerschner | Episode 285

    Identity, Teens & Gender: Preston Sprinkle & Helena Kerschner | Episode 285

    Does social contagion play a part in young people's gender identity?

    In today's episode, we’re digging into our content library to share one of our most popular talks that we presented several years ago on the topic of Identity, Teens & Gender.

    Preston Sprinkle, a biblical scholar, interviews Helena Kerschner, a former transgender man who gives a powerful perspective.

    Tune in as Helena shares her personal story of transitioning and de-transitioning, and as they discuss the topic of rapid onset gender dysphoria, including the related social contagion and mental health impact.
    Resources
    Create a free THINQ Account to access more trusted content like this on topics from all channels of culture at thinqmedia.com. More LGBTQ content from THINQ Register for Next Gen Summit, November 8-9, 2024 in Nashville.

    • 25 min
    Countering the Gender Agenda: Vernadette Broyles | Episode 284

    Countering the Gender Agenda: Vernadette Broyles | Episode 284

    Do you know someone who is wrestling with wanting to transition genders? How do we navigate this complicated topic from a biblical worldview?
    In today’s episode, we’re featuring a talk from Vernadette Broyles, an attorney who has dedicated herself to working against the accelerating gender agenda in our culture. 
    Let’s listen in as she shares about representing children and parents in complicated custody cases and to learn what we can do to better understand and faithfully navigate the gender agenda in our schools, in our churches, and in our parenting.
     
    Resources
    Child and Parental Rights Campaign Resources Create a free THINQ Account to access more trusted content like this on topics from all channels of culture at thinqmedia.com. More LGBTQ content from THINQ Register for Next Gen Summit, November 8-9, 2024 in Nashville. 

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
170 Ratings

170 Ratings

WWFann ,

Ep 187 about the book “Reparations”

This episode of Q is the best discussion of the subject of reparations I’ve ever heard. It is also going to be the mostly widely-shared podcast episode in my library. My favorite part of the episode is where Micah corrects an assumption in Gabe’s question that Black people will benefit most from the practice of repair, responding rightly that all believers will benefit from this discussion and work.

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Keep Your Mind Sharp

Thought-provoking, challenging in all the best ways, full of content that really inspires you to grow in your faith and life in so many ways.

Michele@LivingOurDays ,

Profoundly inspiring

I depend on the Q podcast for a gentle (and yet sometimes alarming) presentation of Christian thinking and soulful responses.

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