The Courage to Not Overreact

One of my favorite podcasts is the Washington Posts' Presidential Podcast. It's a unique idea: cover one president a week for like 45-50 minutes. They began on January 10th of this year with George Washington. The plan is to continue until Election Day. I love presidential history. This podcast doesn't give you a deep dive that a biography or mini-series would, of course, but has been helpful, especially for some of the more obscure presidents in our history. As the coverage moves into the modern era, there is so much more to cover because there is so much more we know. So the host, Lillian Cunningham, has been forced to cover basics and then choose what issues to dwell on. Listeners will, obviously, disagree at times with what she chooses to cover. I'll admit some episodes have left me a bit more disappointed that certain things were not discussed. But then again, this...

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The Way Home: Episode 83 featuring Betsy Childs Howard

What does waiting teach us about God? Betsy Howard joins the podcast to talk about her unique journey to marriage, and her new book, Seasons of Waiting. Betsy Childs Howard is an editor for The Gospel Coalition. She previously worked at Beeson Divinity School and Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. She is the author of Seasons of Waiting: Walking by Faith When Dreams Are Delayed. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @betsychoward Website: thegospelcoalition.org/author/Betsy-Childs Book: Seasons of Waiting: Walking by Faith When Dreams Are Delayed Article: One Day He Appeared: My TGC Love Story Learn more about the 2016 ERLC National Conference here....

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The Way Home: Episode 82 featuring Tim Ellsworth

What fuels David Boudia's Olympic achievements? Tim Ellsworth, a veteran sports journalist, joins me to talk Olympics, writing, and the gospel. Ellsworth has covered four Olympic games for Baptist Press and is now the author of a new book with gold medalist David Boudia, Greater Than Gold: From Olympic Heartbreak to Ultimate Redemption.  [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @timellsworth and @davidboudia Website: timellsworth.com and BP Olympics Coverage Book: Greater Than Gold: From Olympic Heartbreak to Ultimate Redemption Learn more about the 2016 ERLC National Conference here....

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The Way Home: Episode 81 featuring Heather Nelson

Is there freedom from guilt and shame? What does the gospel story speak into our brokeness? Heather Nelson, author of Unashamed, Healing our Brokeness and Finding Freedom from Shame joins the podcast. Heather speaks of her own personal crises, how pastors can help their people find healing from their past, and why the gospel is still good news for sinners. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @heatherd_nelson Website: heatherdavisnelson.com Book: Unashamed: Healing Our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame Learn more about the 2016 ERLC National Conference here....

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