Latest Episodes

John Mark Comer and Rotten Tomatoes

September 21, 2021

On today’s episode, pastor John Mark Comer joins us to discuss how Christians can best pursue truth in a world that constantly spreads lies. Plus, we talk about the Beanie Babies scandal on Ebay, how Jeff Bezos is trying to find eternal life his own way, the cringeworthy idea of turning social justice into a reality show competition and more. Stick around ‘til the end where we play our own version of Rotten Tomatoes.

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Jessica Chastain on Tammy Faye, and Derek Learns About Bat Boy

September 17, 2021

Happy Friday! On today’s episode, the incredibly talented Jessica Chastain joins us to talk about her new film, ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye,’ and what she thinks we get wrong about Tammy Faye Bakker. Plus, we discuss how flawed Facebook’s algorithm is and why society is more interested in divisive and fake news. And stick around for the end because we brought back one of our favorite segments — Ask the Cast. We answer some of your wacky questions that you won’t want to miss.

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Rebekah Lyons on Surrender and Jesse’s Thoughts About Mount Rushmore

September 14, 2021

Rebekah Lyons, author and speaker, joins us for today’s episode to discuss the importance of surrendering our “yes” to God even in the midst of uncertainty. Plus, we discuss the flawed plan of faking a vaccine card and the epidemic of the McDonald’s McFlurries machine always being down, and we debate the braggability of being in the Boy Scouts. And stick around to the end to hear Jesse’s thoughts about the real, secretive room hidden within Mount Rushmore.

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Jennifer Hudson and Remembering Michael K. Williams

September 10, 2021

The Friday episode is here! Today, the one and only Derek Minor speaks with Jennifer Hudson about her upcoming role as the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin in the biopic ‘Respect.’ Plus, we remember legendary actor Michael K. Williams for who he was on and off the screen. And we celebrate the beginning of fall by quizzing our knowledge of Taylor Swift songs vs. Christian Romance Novels. Grab a pumpkin spice latte and listen now!

Pat Barrett and RELEVANT’s New Surprises

September 7, 2021

SURPRISE! You asked, we listened — the RELEVANT Podcast is back to two episodes a week. On this episode, Pat Barrett from Housefires joins us to discuss being both a worship leader and a musician. Speaking of worship leaders, we look into how Fender is setting their sights on praise and worship bands. Plus we discuss Harvard’s new atheist chaplain and Mountain Dew’s new flamin’ hot flavor. And stick around for the end, where we reveal all the new RELEVANT content we have for you.

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Jenny Yang on the Crisis in Afghanistan

September 3, 2021

On today’s episode, World Relief’s Jenny Yang joins us to explain the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and what Christians can do to help. Plus, Derek is back, and he is ready to talk! We discuss RELEVANT blowing up Instagram and who exactly gets to wear a band’s merch. And, we have another round of Epic Battle. You won’t want to miss this!

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Jon Foreman and Epic Battle

August 27, 2021

On this week’s episode, Jon Foreman joins us to tell us what he and Switchfoot have been up to and what they’re looking forward to in the future. Plus, we discuss Facebook’s virtual staff meeting idea no one asked for, a new study on Christian’s thoughts on salvation and Argentina’s capybara problem. And, stick around until the end for one of our favorite games: Epic Battle!

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Today’s Devotional: Deeper Than Words

August 25, 2021

When digging into God’s Word, we must delve deep—deeper than words. We need to ask God to grant us spiritual eyes when reading the Scriptures, so that we can look deeper. The words in the Bible are good, but they are just words until we look deeper into them, through them.

Today’s Devotional: No Rush

August 24, 2021

The next time you feel rushed or overwhelmed, remind yourself of God's words which tell us to rest in Him. Turn off the TV, the radio, or whatever distraction is before you just now, and spend some real time in silence, waiting on the Lord.

Today’s Devotional: True Tradition

August 24, 2021

What were the ideas and motives behind the actions of previous saints? When we earnestly ask that question, we are genuinely honoring tradition. We are seeking to preserve more than the mere wineskin—we are seeking to preserve the wine.

Today’s Devotional: Running On Empty

August 20, 2021

In the book of James we find where our dependence, our source of strength, should come from. We need to be completely, solely dependent upon Him. He is our strength, our fuel.

Director Sian Heder and Buried Treasure

August 20, 2021

On today’s episode, filmmaker and writer Sian Heder joins us to tells us all about her latest film, ‘CODA,’ which recently premiered on Apple TV+. Plus, we discuss how talking a lot can strengthen your mind, getting mistaken for famous people and remembering important, practical things in life by getting them tattooed on you. And, stick around for the end when Jesse tries to convince us to go on a buried treasure hunt with him.

Today’s Devotional: A Kite String

August 19, 2021

Our kites need a string and that string is Christ. No matter how distorted our view might be, it is this string which keeps our “opening into Truth” in creative tension so we might fly where friendly breezes blow, have some semblance of up and down, and that we might cover ground not easily traversed in iron-clad arrogance.

Today’s Devotional: Life To The Fullest

August 18, 2021

This is the beauty of Jesus. He stands in front of each of us with life…life in all its fullness.

Today’s Devotional: A Whole Galaxy

August 17, 2021

And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 18:3)

Today’s Devotional: Actions Speak Louder

August 16, 2021

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Col. 3:17)

Today’s Devotional: Embrace of the Rejected

August 14, 2021

If we want to be agents of change and love, we must become what Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman calls "a ruthless idealist." You see the world that you want to live in and you live it out.

Today’s Devotional: Step Into The Story

August 13, 2021

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

Jackie Hill Perry On Holiness, and RELEVANT Tests Our Dumb Luck

August 13, 2021

On today’s episode, author and speaker Jackie Hill Perry discusses her new book, ‘Holier Than Thou,’ which explores the importance of God’s holiness in our lives. Plus, Cameron, Derek, Jesse and Tyler contemplate Little Ceasar’s creepy marketing strategy, the new hosts for Jeopardy!, and the asteroid colliding with the Earth (in 60 years). And, in honor of Friday the 13th, we test our superstition knowledge in our new game, Dumb Luck. Listen now!

Today’s Devotional: Leave It to a Funeral

August 12, 2021

Leave it to a funeral to make me once again understand the beauty of salvation. Though we will not always be here on this planet, we will always live. There will be life after this short trip, and because of what Christ did with His time on earth, we are able to spend a beautiful eternity in His presence.