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The Christian Post Podcast: The Inside Story

The Christian Post Podcast: The Inside Story

“The Christian Post Podcast: The Inside Story” takes you behind the headlines to explore the most intriguing faith, culture, or political headline of the week. A different Christian Post reporter will join host Billy Hallowell each weekend for a fascinating conversation to break down the details, explore the issues, and explain why it all matters — all in 15 minutes or less. Tune in each week to “The Christian Post Podcast: The Inside Story” on your favorite podcast platforms.

Episodes

  • More Dangerous Than Atheism? The Threatening Issue Festering in the Church More Dangerous Than Atheism? The Threatening Issue Festering in the Church Play in Edifi Player

    More Dangerous Than Atheism? The Threatening Issue Festering in the Church

    There's an issue festering inside the American church that many believe is more damaging to faith than atheism, and it's called "apatheism." Christian Post reporter Ian M. Giatti joins Billy Hallowell on _The Christian Post Podcast: The Inside Story_ to discuss the term, how the issue is impacting churches, and why it is pervasively dangerous to the faith. He focuses, in part, on a new Lifeway Research survey finding that 75% of pastors cite "people’s apathy or lack of commitment" as one of …

  • 'This Does Not Eliminate Abortion': Dr. Richard Land on the Essential Facts to Know if Roe v. Wade Is Overturned 'This Does Not Eliminate Abortion': Dr. Richard Land on the Essential Facts to Know if Roe v. Wade Is Overturned Play in Edifi Player

    'This Does Not Eliminate Abortion': Dr. Richard Land on the Essential Facts to Know if Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

    With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to potentially overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion across the U.S., Dr. Richard Land, executive editor of The Christian Post, breaks down the reasons for pro-lifers to celebrate. But he also explains what people must recognize about the reality of abortion in a post-Roe America. This episode of "The Christian Post: The Inside Story" offers essential information on what's to come, how to navigate it, and why understanding these …

  • 'A State of Spiritual Distress': Parents of Pre-Teens Are in Crisis as Christianity Dwindles — Here's the Inside Story 'A State of Spiritual Distress': Parents of Pre-Teens Are in Crisis as Christianity Dwindles — Here's the Inside Story Play in Edifi Player

    'A State of Spiritual Distress': Parents of Pre-Teens Are in Crisis as Christianity Dwindles — Here's the Inside Story

    Parents of pre-teens are in "a state of spiritual distress" as allegiance to biblical Christianity increasingly fades. And, as parents struggle to make sense of it all, The Christian Post's Leonardo Blair believes a "tragic crash" could be on the way. His recent article tackles these important subjects, as he breaks down not only what's going on, but how parents can successfully build a biblical worldview in, for, and through their children. Listen to this important conversation today on "The …

  • Remembering Madeleine Albright: Dr. Richard Land on His Unlikely Friendship With Albright, Her Family's Escape From Nazism and Communism, and More Remembering Madeleine Albright: Dr. Richard Land on His Unlikely Friendship With Albright, Her Family's Escape From Nazism and Communism, and More Play in Edifi Player

    Remembering Madeleine Albright: Dr. Richard Land on His Unlikely Friendship With Albright, Her Family's Escape From Nazism and Communism, and More

    Christian Post Executive Editor Dr. Richard Land joins "The Christian Post Podcast: The Inside Story" to reflect on his unlikely friendship with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, her belief in American exceptionalism, and how her family's past escapes from Nazism and communism shaped her views. Land, who attended Albright's funeral last Wednesday, also reflects on her remembrance. _"Madeleine Albright’s life provides a truly inspiring story of the triumph of the human spirit," …

  • Church Hosts Assisted Suicide 'Crossing Over Ceremony' in Sanctuary: Here's the Inside Story Church Hosts Assisted Suicide 'Crossing Over Ceremony' in Sanctuary: Here's the Inside Story Play in Edifi Player

    Church Hosts Assisted Suicide 'Crossing Over Ceremony' in Sanctuary: Here's the Inside Story

    "A Canadian church was recently the site of an assisted suicide ceremony held for one of its members diagnosed with ALS, better known in the U.S. as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Churchill Park United Church of Winnipeg became the first church in Manitoba to host the controversial practice, which it described as a “Crossing Over Ceremony” last month for 86-year-old Betty Sanguin." - Christian Post reporter Michael Gryboski Michael joins "The Christian Post Podcast: The Inside Story" to break down the …

  • America's Shocking 'Unprecedented Drop' in Bible Reading: What's Really Going On? America's Shocking 'Unprecedented Drop' in Bible Reading: What's Really Going On? Play in Edifi Player

    America's Shocking 'Unprecedented Drop' in Bible Reading: What's Really Going On?

    The American Bible Society has found a shocking drop in Bible reading and engagement. The numbers are discouraging — but what's really going on? And, amid the unfortunate statistics, are there any bright spots? Christian Post reporter Ryan Foley joins Billy Hallowell to discuss his story on the subject and to break down some of the most pressing questions about the most important and consequential book in history. Listen and read Foley's story: https://www.christianpost.com/us/american- …

  • What Is the Metaverse and Is It Poised to Obliterate Megachurches? What Is the Metaverse and Is It Poised to Obliterate Megachurches? Play in Edifi Player

    What Is the Metaverse and Is It Poised to Obliterate Megachurches?

    In a recent article, Christian Post reporter Leonardo Blair posed a fascinating question: Will the metaverse end the megachurch? Blair joins Billy Hallowell on "The Christian Post Podcast" to discuss this issue. He explains what the metaverse is more broadly, how churches are using it — and his prediction surrounding what might happen to megachurch complexes amid the increasing turn toward technology. Listen and be sure to read the article: https://www.christianpost.com/news …

  • Inside the 'Dirty Dozen' List: 12 Entities Purportedly 'Profiting Off Sexually Exploitative Practices' Inside the 'Dirty Dozen' List: 12 Entities Purportedly 'Profiting Off Sexually Exploitative Practices' Play in Edifi Player

    Inside the 'Dirty Dozen' List: 12 Entities Purportedly 'Profiting Off Sexually Exploitative Practices'

    The National Center on Sexual Exploitation recently released its annual Dirty Dozen list that documents how 12 entities are purportedly profiting off sexually exploitative practices. The list includes companies that NCOSE believes are “fueling sexual exploitation through their business practices, policies and products,” according to Lina Nealon, the director of corporate and strategic initiatives. Christian Post reporter Michael Gryboski explores the list: …

  • Pop Star-Turned-Christian Journalist Reveals Escape From Witchcraft and Finding Salvation in Jesus Pop Star-Turned-Christian Journalist Reveals Escape From Witchcraft and Finding Salvation in Jesus Play in Edifi Player

    Pop Star-Turned-Christian Journalist Reveals Escape From Witchcraft and Finding Salvation in Jesus

    Jeannie Law grew up in NYC and rose to fame as a pop star. Her struggles along the way — including escapes from witchcraft, abuse, depression, and rejection — led her on a path to discover Jesus. Law, a journalist for The Christian Post, unveils her incredible story on this episode of "The Christian Post Podcast."

  • Why Are Young People Struggling More to Marry, Buy a Home and Save? Why Are Young People Struggling More to Marry, Buy a Home and Save? Play in Edifi Player

    Why Are Young People Struggling More to Marry, Buy a Home and Save?

    A new Pew Research survey shows most Americans believe certain rights of passage are much more difficult for young people today. From finding a spouse to saving for the future, Americans see the circumstances surrounding these life goals as more difficult for young people today. Why is this the case and what factors are potentially at play? Christian Post reporter Leonardo Blair breaks down the elements, stats, and realities facing young people today. Listen to this important episode and …

  • What Happens in China When Someone Worships Jesus Outside State-Controlled Churches? One Man's Harrowing Story What Happens in China When Someone Worships Jesus Outside State-Controlled Churches? One Man's Harrowing Story Play in Edifi Player

    What Happens in China When Someone Worships Jesus Outside State-Controlled Churches? One Man's Harrowing Story

    What happens when a person decides to worship Jesus outside of China's state- controlled churches? "If you want to worship in a church that is not vetted by the state you have to worship in an illegal, underground church," Christian Post reporter Leah explained. Klett explores the issues surrounding Chinese government control and Rev. Fr. Jonathan Liu's harrowing story — as well as his warning for Christians. Read Klett's story as well: https://www.christianpost.com/news/chinese-pastor- …

  • 'Genocide': Rape, Torture and Forced Labor Facing the Uyghurs in China 'Genocide': Rape, Torture and Forced Labor Facing the Uyghurs in China Play in Edifi Player

    'Genocide': Rape, Torture and Forced Labor Facing the Uyghurs in China

    Who are the Uyghurs and what is their plight inside China? Christian Post reporter Ryan Foley joins "The Christian Post Podcast" to break down the Uyghurs' history, the horrors unfolding inside concentration camps, and the reason so many international parties are accusing the Chinese Communist Party of committing genocide. "An estimated one to three million Uyghurs have been detained in concentration camps since 2016," Foley explained. "While critics refer to them as reeducation camps ... the …

  • Inside China's Human Rights Abuses: Understanding Boycotts and Complex Issues Amid the 2022 Olympic Games Inside China's Human Rights Abuses: Understanding Boycotts and Complex Issues Amid the 2022 Olympic Games Play in Edifi Player

    Inside China's Human Rights Abuses: Understanding Boycotts and Complex Issues Amid the 2022 Olympic Games

    Why are nations like the U.S. staging diplomatic boycotts of the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing, China? What are the human rights abuses at the center of the consternation? These are just two important questions surrounding China and the Olympics. Christian Post reporter Leonardo Blair joins the podcast today to break the issues down and help listeners understand the finer points of a truly complex scenario. Subscribe to "The Christian Post" podcast on Edifi and your favorite platforms: …

  • 'We Believed It Was Our Last Breath': Nigerian Missionaries Were About to Be Murdered Until a Simple Act Had Eternal Impact 'We Believed It Was Our Last Breath': Nigerian Missionaries Were About to Be Murdered Until a Simple Act Had Eternal Impact Play in Edifi Player

    'We Believed It Was Our Last Breath': Nigerian Missionaries Were About to Be Murdered Until a Simple Act Had Eternal Impact

    "The Gospel really is all we need." That's the lesson Leah MarieAnn Klett took away from her recent coverage of a Nigerian ministry that shares biblical truth with unreached people groups. "It's extremely dangerous to be a Christian in these areas," Klett said. "And it's very dangerous to go into these areas and reach people with the Gospel." She specifically shared a harrowing story from Oscar Amaechina, president of Afri-Mission and Evangelism Network in Abuja, Nigeria, who revealed that …