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Name Time Released
The History of the Fundamentalists Facing a Massive Abuse Scandal 0:48:46 12/12/2018
The Hard Truth About Pastors' Pay 0:58:49 12/05/2018
What John Allen Chau's Missions Agency Wants You to Know 0:40:28 11/28/2018
How Christians Can Partner with Muslims on Religious Freedom 0:41:20 11/21/2018
This 'Religious War' Isn't Religious 0:33:23 11/14/2018
Why Latino Evangelicals Voted for Trump 0:57:46 11/07/2018
Why Latino Evangelicals Vote Beyond Immigration 0:57:46 11/07/2018
What to Make of James MacDonald Suing Julie Roys 0:52:01 10/31/2018
Iraqi Christians Waited Years for American Funds. Is Now Too Late? 0:56:25 10/24/2018
Climate Change Divides the US Church. It Unites the Global One. 0:44:22 10/17/2018
Should Christians Trust Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince’s Promises of Reform? 0:48:17 10/11/2018
What Tim Keller Wants American Christians to Know About Politics 1:00:32 10/03/2018
Maria Devastated Puerto Rico. It Didn’t Destroy the Church. 0:32:01 09/26/2018
Just 23 Iranian and Iraqis Refugees Have Come to America This Year 0:52:28 09/20/2018
John MacArthur's ‘Statement on Social Justice’ Is Aggravating Evangelicals 1:00:47 09/12/2018
A Bill Banning Reparative Therapy Spurred an Unlikely Relationship 0:39:38 09/06/2018
What Evangelicals Need to Know about the Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal 0:54:31 08/29/2018
The Church Doesn't Get Men. Can It Learn from Non-Christians Who Do? 0:55:16 08/22/2018
Pastoring in Charlottesville After the Protests 0:50:05 08/15/2018
The Bill Hybels News Isn't Just Another Pastor Sex Scandal 0:43:42 08/08/2018
The Other Family Separation at the Border: Canadian and US Evangelicals 0:45:20 08/02/2018
Surprise! A Conference for Gay Christians Has Sparked Controversy 0:40:06 07/26/2018
Do Church Plants Drive Neighborhood Change? 0:59:34 07/18/2018
What a Conservative Court Means for Christian Unity 0:50:19 07/11/2018
Brazilian Soccer's Evangelical Embrace Mirrors Its Nation’s 0:45:34 07/05/2018
How Charles Taylor Helps Us Understand Our Secular Age 0:45:40 06/27/2018
Between Border Control and Immigrant Families 0:39:58 06/20/2018
What South Korean Christians Want for North Korea 0:38:52 06/13/2018
If Religious Liberty and LGBT Activists Want to Move Forward, the Courts Won’t Help 0:40:55 06/06/2018
What Are Christians to Make of Jordan Peterson? 0:49:18 05/30/2018
Are Southern Baptists Experiencing a #MeToo Moment? 0:58:22 05/25/2018
Nigerian Christians Are Exhausted From the Terror. Will They Fight Back? 0:57:16 05/23/2018
Rwanda Is 95 Percent Christian. So Why Is It Shutting Down Thousands of Churches? 0:45:36 05/16/2018
Why Turkey Is Accusing an American Pastor of Terrorism 0:46:20 05/09/2018
What the Bible Says about Abuse Within Marriage 0:56:07 05/02/2018
Sit With Your Family at Church—But Maybe Not Your Spouse 0:48:27 04/25/2018
About That Evangelical Summit in Wheaton This Week 0:38:29 04/19/2018
Good News for Christians Battling US Sex Trafficking 0:39:47 04/11/2018
What Changed for Evangelicals When MLK Was Killed 1:18:03 04/04/2018
When You Hear Sexual Misconduct Allegations About Your Pastor 0:45:28 03/28/2018
On Being an Evangelical Senator During the Trump Presidency 0:51:50 03/21/2018
Muslim Refugees Are Finding Christ—And Facing Backlash 0:47:10 03/14/2018
China Just Made Life Way Harder for Christians 0:42:58 03/07/2018
Newsweek’s ‘Second Coming Christ’ Problem 0:48:43 03/01/2018
A Billy Graham Biographer Tells All! 0:37:15 02/22/2018
What Made Mental Illness a ‘Sin’? Paganism 0:41:30 02/15/2018
‘Muscular Christianity’ Influenced the Creation of the Modern Olympics 0:45:53 02/08/2018
Why the US Believes Global Religious Freedom Is Good Foreign Policy 0:43:54 02/01/2018
Proximity to Poverty’s ‘Destructive Culture’ 0:54:11 01/25/2018
Trump Talk Is Relentless. It’s Not Always Newsworthy. 0:45:38 01/18/2018
How Gang Brutality and US Immigration Policies Threaten El Salvador’s Christians 0:42:10 01/11/2018
What Iranian Christians Want 0:34:32 01/04/2018
Why Christians Fall Prey to Fake News 0:51:41 12/28/2017
When Good Charity Looks Like Giving Out Cash 0:45:23 12/21/2017
Should Christians Care if America’s Embassy Is in Jerusalem? 0:40:32 12/14/2017
Ravi Zacharias and the Case of Christian Credential Inflation 0:36:28 12/07/2017
What the Pope's Myanmar Trip Means for Local Christians 0:45:36 11/30/2017
Q2L’s Listener Appreciation Episode 0:42:51 11/22/2017
When Christians Sexually Harass and Assault 0:46:05 11/16/2017
The Christian History of America's Guns 0:48:41 11/09/2017
Countries That Criminalize Conversion and Evangelism 0:48:46 11/02/2017
The Museum of the Bible May Change Your Relationship with God’s Word 0:42:37 10/26/2017
Supporting the Opposite Gender in the Christian Workplace 0:40:13 10/19/2017
The Significance of Lecrae Leaving White Evangelicalism 0:48:37 10/12/2017
Ministering in a Mass Shooting’s Wake 0:40:47 10/05/2017
What Matt Chandler and Tim Keller’s Churches’ Transitions Mean for the Multisite Movement 0:43:42 09/28/2017
How Football Culture Shapes Christian Colleges 0:45:06 09/21/2017
Why FEMA Should Fund Churches Damaged by Disasters 0:37:44 09/14/2017
Why We Need a Blue-Collar Theology of Work 0:37:37 09/07/2017
When the Saints March into Post-Harvey Houston 0:36:59 08/31/2017
How Christian Colleges Can Help Americans Talk to Each Other 0:37:09 08/24/2017
What the Alt-Right Tells Us about Christianity and Politics 0:35:07 08/17/2017
Why Christian Charities Help Controversial Countries 0:38:00 08/10/2017
How God Works in Spite of Immigration Status 0:39:34 08/04/2017
Christian Hip Hop’s Oldest Argument Is Still Going Strong 0:41:02 07/27/2017
Can Josh Harris Kiss His Book Goodbye? 0:41:36 07/20/2017
UPDATE: Peterson Retracts 0:11:05 07/13/2017
Eugene Peterson's New Message 0:39:39 07/13/2017
Quick to Listen’s Summer Reading Edition 0:39:00 07/06/2017
What Iraqi Christians Want the American Government to Know 0:36:29 06/29/2017
Talking Is Not Going to Change the World 0:36:21 06/22/2017
What Bernie Sanders Revealed about Christian Literacy in the Public Square 0:39:29 06/15/2017
A Guide to Spiritually Survive the Evil of Terrorism 0:37:26 06/08/2017
Yes, Christians Can Love Jesus and Their Muslims Neighbors Honorably 0:43:47 06/01/2017
Why Reinhold Niebuhr Still Haunts American Politics 0:42:46 05/25/2017
Pursuing a Christian Idea of Criminal Justice in the Jeff Sessions Era 0:42:24 05/18/2017
Pastors Frequently Preach Politics. But the IRS Rarely Goes After Them 0:38:14 05/12/2017
A Brief History of the Christian Blogosphere 0:43:44 05/04/2017
Can Christians Affirm Transhumanism? 0:36:38 04/27/2017
Why Orthodoxy Appeals to Hank Hanegraaff and Other Evangelicals 0:42:06 04/20/2017
LIVE: How Should White Evangelicals Respond to President Trump? 0:53:16 04/13/2017
What American Christians Can Learn about Religious Freedom from Russia 0:41:31 03/30/2017
Why Undocumented Immigrants Are Flocking to This Evangelical Church 0:34:15 03/23/2017
The Rise and Struggle of South Korean Missionaries 0:25:34 03/16/2017
Does Your Fasting Have a Point? 0:36:29 03/09/2017
Tim Keller’s 20-Year Plan to Avoid Building a Megachurch 0:33:22 03/02/2017
What Message Is Jack Graham Sending to Russell Moore and Southern Baptists? 0:44:48 02/23/2017
Why Your Denomination Is Segregated 0:37:32 02/16/2017
What Will God Do with Betsy DeVos? 0:47:44 02/09/2017
Why Football Will Never Be America’s New Civil Religion 0:46:38 02/02/2017
Do Pastors Belong on the Trump Inauguration Stage? 0:33:44 01/19/2017
Why Christian Persecution Keeps Rising 0:33:29 01/12/2017
Do Women Fighters Undermine the Bible’s Understanding of Gender? 0:41:43 01/05/2017
The Christianity Today Podcast Crew's Favorite Things 0:28:38 12/29/2016
What Evangelicals Can Love about Mary 0:30:59 12/22/2016
How the Coptic Christian Church Endures 0:38:28 12/15/2016
Are Trump's White Evangelical Supporters Racist? 0:44:16 12/08/2016
How Complementarian Churches Can Support Female Leadership 0:31:18 12/01/2016
How to Redeem Thanksgiving 0:38:55 11/22/2016
Should #NeverTrump and Pro-Trump Evangelicals Reconcile? 0:31:48 11/10/2016
LifeWay's Hatmaker Decision: What Evangelical Institutions Can Learn 0:34:10 11/04/2016
Does America’s History Justify Rigged Election Fears? 0:32:00 10/27/2016
Should Evangelical Intellectuals Despair 'Books and Culture’s' Demise? 0:33:42 10/20/2016
Trump Tape Forces Deeper Conversations on Evangelical Ethics 0:47:15 10/13/2016
Are Our Churches Full of Heretics? 0:36:12 10/06/2016
Katelyn Beaty's Last Show 0:34:23 09/29/2016
Refugees Aren't Skittles. 0:36:39 09/22/2016
Why Crossway Stopped Translating the ESV 0:31:29 09/15/2016
Our Prison Ministries Are Too Small 0:33:05 09/08/2016
Quick to Listen Presents: Katelyn Beaty on The Calling 0:46:11 09/01/2016
Should Filmmaker Nate Parker's Rape Allegations Stay in the Past? 0:38:15 08/25/2016
How Much Should a Christian Olympian Give Up for Gold? 0:36:20 08/19/2016
Is It Time for a Pivot from National Politics? 0:35:36 08/11/2016
In a Trump v. Clinton Election, Should Character Matter? 0:34:29 08/04/2016
The Deep Roots of Our Hillary Hostility 0:45:38 07/28/2016
Obsessed with Pokémon Go? Don't Be Ashamed. 0:32:15 07/21/2016
What Black Christians Need from White Christians Now 0:32:12 07/14/2016
Depression or Spiritual Warfare: What If It’s Both? 0:30:06 07/07/2016
Quick to Listen's Precious Moments Holiday Extravaganza! 0:18:01 07/01/2016
Steph Curry and the Complicated Nature of Christian Sports Fandom 0:39:57 06/23/2016
How Social Media Fails Our Orlando Grief 0:39:43 06/16/2016
Actually Trump, All Americans Bring Their Culture to Their Jobs 0:29:36 06/09/2016
A Dead Gorilla Highlights Zoos' Bigger Problem 0:31:54 06/02/2016
Transgender Confusion Goes beyond Elementary School Bathrooms 0:28:06 05/26/2016
Can We Trust Facebook to Be Fair with Conservative News? 0:28:45 05/19/2016
Thabiti Anyabwile on Why Voting 3rd Party Shouldn’t Ease Your Conscience 0:23:51 05/12/2016
The Lost Hope of 'The Biggest Loser' 0:24:58 05/05/2016
Beyonce's 'Lemonade' as a Redemptive Work with Zakiya Jackson 0:30:28 04/28/2016
Darrin Patrick, Pastors, and Pride with Barnabas Piper 0:31:09 04/21/2016
What Christians Have in Common with LGBT Activists 0:28:45 04/14/2016
'God’s Not Dead' Scratches an Evangelical Itch 0:25:53 04/07/2016
Processing Persecution in Pakistan with advocate of persecuted Christians, K.A. Ellis 0:34:09 03/31/2016
The Flint Water Crisis with Political Science Professor Kevin R. den Dulk 0:27:44 03/23/2016
Christians and Protest with Pastor and Activist Jonathan Brooks 0:22:34 03/18/2016