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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 Culture With Joshua Broome Confronting Your Porn Struggles, Changing Laws, and Creating Essential Boundaries for Our Lives Play in Edifi Player

    Confronting Your Porn Struggles, Changing Laws, and Creating Essential Boundaries for Our Lives

    Struggling with porn? Joshua breaks down what to do to help improve your life and break free from your struggles. Beyond that, he discusses potential laws that could come — and the tragic dehumanization that unfolds when people consume porn. "Through viewing pornography, you are saying that the person on the screen is not a person at all. They are a product and you are stripping away their human dignity by saying that they do not have value," Josh said. "You want to consume them and you're …

  • Fighting the Porn Industry: Kristen Jenson on Waging a Battle For Our Kids' Hearts and Minds Fighting the Porn Industry: Kristen Jenson on Waging a Battle For Our Kids' Hearts and Minds Play in Edifi Player

    Fighting the Porn Industry: Kristen Jenson on Waging a Battle For Our Kids' Hearts and Minds

    Kristen Jenson and Joshua Broome discuss what parents need to know to fight the porn industry and protect kids' hearts and minds. This powerful episode prepares families to deal with the chaos and pain being inflicted by the adult film industry, while also offering tools and tips for how parents can navigate these choppy and uncertain waters. **FOLLOW JOSH:** \- Follow Josh on Instagram \- Follow Josh on TikTok \- Follow Josh on Twitter Plus, download the Edifi app on …

  • 'This Is a Spiritual Warfare': Sonny Joy Nelson Breaks Down Truth, Morality, and the Life vs. Death Battle Dominating American Culture 'This Is a Spiritual Warfare': Sonny Joy Nelson Breaks Down Truth, Morality, and the Life vs. Death Battle Dominating American Culture Play in Edifi Player

    'This Is a Spiritual Warfare': Sonny Joy Nelson Breaks Down Truth, Morality, and the Life vs. Death Battle Dominating American Culture

    Sonny Joy Nelson breaks down truth, morality, and the life vs. death dynamic dominating American Culture. She and Josh explore some of the biggest issues of the day through a faith lens. **FOLLOW JOSH:** \- Follow Josh on Instagram \- Follow Josh on TikTok \- Follow Josh on Twitter Plus, download the Edifi app on Apple and Android for the best Christian podcasts.

  • 'Check Your Heart': Thoughts, Counterfeit Prayers and the Insane Horrors Unfolding Around Us 'Check Your Heart': Thoughts, Counterfeit Prayers and the Insane Horrors Unfolding Around Us Play in Edifi Player

    'Check Your Heart': Thoughts, Counterfeit Prayers and the Insane Horrors Unfolding Around Us

    Joshua breaks down the chaos unfolding around us. With shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, have rocked the nation — and the world. As we grapple with these events and our responses, how should we handle "thoughts and prayers" and our general reactions? "Stop saying I'll pray for you — I'll be praying for you — and then not praying," Josh proclaims. He also responds to those who say, "Your thoughts and prayers are not enough." **FOLLOW JOSH:** **\- Follow Josh on Instagram** …

  • 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!"