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Counterfeit Culture With Joshua Broome

Counterfeit Culture With Joshua Broome

By knowing what is real, you can discern what is not. That is the central theme of the “Counterfeit Culture” podcast, a show hosted by pastor Joshua Broome. In an age of confusion, chaos and angst, Broome — an ex-porn star whose life was transformed when he discovered Christ — helps listeners cut through the noise to find Truth, weed out lies and pursue authentic, gospel-driven lives. By exploring what is true, pure and right, Broome helps listeners break free from bondage, confusion and spiritual apathy to rediscover God’s plan for them.

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Episodes

  • Counterfeit Preacher: Why Critics Can't Disqualify You From God's Calling Counterfeit Preacher: Why Critics Can't Disqualify You From God's Calling Play in Edifi Player

    Counterfeit Preacher: Why Critics Can't Disqualify You From God's Calling

    If you are someone who had a colorful past and has been told that you are disqualified from ministry and feel discounted by the church, this episode is for you. 2 Corinthians 5:17 tells us that our old self is dead and gone as we step into a new identity in Christ, so pick your head up, ignore the noise, and focus on the cross. Critics cannot disqualify you from what God has called you to. Take every thought captive as you walk in your purpose and trust that God’s plans will never lack His …

  • Why I Stopped Posting Shirtless Devotionals Why I Stopped Posting Shirtless Devotionals Play in Edifi Player

    Why I Stopped Posting Shirtless Devotionals

    Part of spiritual formation is developing both biblical understanding and a definitive level of self-awareness. As someone who has a high-achiever personality, I believed the gateway to acceptance was earned through achievement and aesthetics. If you were (or are) like me and have wrestled with self-worth and pride — which can only be overcome through dying to yourself and becoming more humble — this episode is for you. I hope that you enjoy this honest, open, transparent conversation about …

  • Equipping Gen Z to Share the Gospel Well — and How (and Why) Christians Can Be Bad at Making Friends Equipping Gen Z to Share the Gospel Well — and How (and Why) Christians Can Be Bad at Making Friends Play in Edifi Player

    Equipping Gen Z to Share the Gospel Well — and How (and Why) Christians Can Be Bad at Making Friends

    In this episode, we talk about everything from young adults with big platforms on social media, how to talk about difficult things in love, friendship, and the difficulty of navigating the journey of being in ministry with an imperfect past.

  • How Can Christians Lead Well in a Corrupt Culture With Shane Robb How Can Christians Lead Well in a Corrupt Culture With Shane Robb Play in Edifi Player

    How Can Christians Lead Well in a Corrupt Culture With Shane Robb

    Shane Robb is an author, speaker, and founder of MicroMessage, which labels itself as having a small message with a big impact. In this episode, we discuss Christian ethics and integrity. The discussion revolves around Christ- centric leadership in our careers and homes as parents, husbands, and wives. Subscribe on Edifi and your favorite platforms: https://edifi.app/podcasts /counterfeit-culture-with-joshua-broome-26390/.

  • 'We Grew Together': Joshua Broome's Wife, Hope, Answers Some of the Biggest Questions About Their Journey 'We Grew Together': Joshua Broome's Wife, Hope, Answers Some of the Biggest Questions About Their Journey Play in Edifi Player

    'We Grew Together': Joshua Broome's Wife, Hope, Answers Some of the Biggest Questions About Their Journey

    Joshua and Hope Broome sit down and share their journey. Plus, Hope responds to some of the biggest questions she and Josh have been asked about their love, marriage, and story. Listen to this powerful episode of "Counterfeit Culture."

  • Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation and Freedom in Christ With Sophia Fisher Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation and Freedom in Christ With Sophia Fisher Play in Edifi Player

    Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation and Freedom in Christ With Sophia Fisher

    On this episode, Joshua had the opportunity to talk with Sophia Fisher about human trafficking statistics, how to best help someone you know who is being trafficked, and the truth that is found in Christ. Sophia is the CEO and founder of Stop The Demand Project. Stop the Demand Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness to stop the demand for human trafficking

  • 'My Mother Was a Prostitute. My Dad Was Her Pimp': Andrew Carter's Powerful Story of Going From Drugs and Chaos to Christ 'My Mother Was a Prostitute. My Dad Was Her Pimp': Andrew Carter's Powerful Story of Going From Drugs and Chaos to Christ Play in Edifi Player

    'My Mother Was a Prostitute. My Dad Was Her Pimp': Andrew Carter's Powerful Story of Going From Drugs and Chaos to Christ

    Pastor Andrew Carter grew up in a chaotic home. "My mother was a prostitute. My dad was her pimp," he said, explaining how chaos and drug use were prevalent in his home. But then Carter discovered Jesus. Today, he's a pastor who is helping others find Christ and sharing the word of God. Listen to Carter's powerful personal story, his warning about spiritual warfare, and more on this episode of "Counterfeit Culture" with Joshua Broome. \-- By knowing what is real, you can discern what is …

  • The Metaverse and Digital Missions: Meet the Guy Reaching 1 Million People Every Day With the Gospel The Metaverse and Digital Missions: Meet the Guy Reaching 1 Million People Every Day With the Gospel Play in Edifi Player

    The Metaverse and Digital Missions: Meet the Guy Reaching 1 Million People Every Day With the Gospel

    In this episode, Josh talks with Craig Brown, who is a husband, father, and pastor in Idaho who is also using social media to teach the Bible to over 1 million people every day. We talk about ministering to young adults, social media, discipleship, and what God is doing in our lives right now. Listen to this powerful episode!

  • Real Masculinity Means Vulnerability: Dr. Brian Sheppard Breaks Down How to Be Healthy By Being Real Real Masculinity Means Vulnerability: Dr. Brian Sheppard Breaks Down How to Be Healthy By Being Real Play in Edifi Player

    Real Masculinity Means Vulnerability: Dr. Brian Sheppard Breaks Down How to Be Healthy By Being Real

    Dr. Brian Sheppard breaks down the importance of confronting mental health and being real. Men sometimes don't properly explore their emotions and mental health. Sheppard explains why doing so is essential. Real masculinity, he says, means vulnerability.

  • From Depressed, Suicidal and Addicted to Porn to Hope: Yamilexis Fernandez on Finding Freedom From Depressed, Suicidal and Addicted to Porn to Hope: Yamilexis Fernandez on Finding Freedom Play in Edifi Player

    From Depressed, Suicidal and Addicted to Porn to Hope: Yamilexis Fernandez on Finding Freedom

    Yamilexis Fernandez joins Josh to discuss her past struggles with abuse, depression, and porn addiction. In addition to unveiling her powerful testimony, Yamilexis offers hope to others who are stuck and in need of freedom, especially when it comes to pornography. Listen to this powerful episode of "Counterfeit Culture!"

  • How Can We Know What’s True? Is Masturbation a Sin? Is the Bible Reliable? Sean McDowell Tackles Tough Questions How Can We Know What’s True? Is Masturbation a Sin? Is the Bible Reliable? Sean McDowell Tackles Tough Questions Play in Edifi Player

    How Can We Know What’s True? Is Masturbation a Sin? Is the Bible Reliable? Sean McDowell Tackles Tough Questions

    Is the Bible really true? How do we interact with non-believers? Is masturbation a sin? Apologist Sean McDowell tackles tough questions, breaks down evidence for scripture, and helps listeners on the search for truth. Don't miss this powerful conversation.

  • Struggling With Porn? Sathiya Sam Breaks Down Addiction, Recovery and Hope Struggling With Porn? Sathiya Sam Breaks Down Addiction, Recovery and Hope Play in Edifi Player

    Struggling With Porn? Sathiya Sam Breaks Down Addiction, Recovery and Hope

    In the previous episode, we talked about how pornography is being consumed at an astronomical rate. Christians are struggling with this addiction, including leaders within the church. Sathiya, a former pastor, talks about practical and spiritual steps to tackle this problem. A recovered addict himself, Sathiya Sam is the creator of DeepCleanTM – a research-based and Bible-backed system for overcoming porn addiction. DeepCleanTM has helped everyone from college students to medical doctors …

  • Dispelling Lies and Confusion on Mental and Spiritual Health With Jon Seidl Dispelling Lies and Confusion on Mental and Spiritual Health With Jon Seidl Play in Edifi Player

    Dispelling Lies and Confusion on Mental and Spiritual Health With Jon Seidl

    How to find rest: Overcoming anxiety is an individualistic approach. In this episode, Jon addresses the misconception of minimizing the power of utilizing both counseling and Biblical truth rather the view of needing either/or to battle anxiety.

  • Ex-Porn Star Breaks Down 'Alarming Stats,' Why Pornography is 'A Fictitious Representation' That Impacts Our Lives, Hearts and Brains Ex-Porn Star Breaks Down 'Alarming Stats,' Why Pornography is 'A Fictitious Representation' That Impacts Our Lives, Hearts and Brains Play in Edifi Player

    Ex-Porn Star Breaks Down 'Alarming Stats,' Why Pornography is 'A Fictitious Representation' That Impacts Our Lives, Hearts and Brains

    Joshua Broome knows the pitfalls of pornography. The ex-porn star breaks down alarming statistics, the problem with porn inside the church and how this content offers a "fictitious representation" that impacts our lives, hearts and brains. Listen to Broome break it all down on this episode of "Counterfeit Culture."