• Barbara Brown Taylor on faith & writing 

      Taylor, Barbara Brown; Anderson, Isaac (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-06-21)
      New York Times Best-selling author and Episcopal priest, Barbara Brown Taylor, sits down with fellow writer Isaac Anderson to discuss writing as an act of faith.
    • Ben Conner on "Disabling Mission, Enabling Witness" 

      Conner, Benjamin T.; Oosting, Shari (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-10-02)
      In this episode, WTS professor of practical theology and director of the graduate certificate in disability and ministry, Dr. Ben Conner sits down with Shari Oosting to discuss his new book, "Disabling Mission, Enabling ...
    • Bruce Benedict on the retuned hymn movement 

      Benedict, Bruce; Bast, Andrew (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-09-14)
      In this episode Andy Bast sat down with Bruce Benedict, chaplain of worship arts at Hope College and founder of Cardiphonia, to talk about the retuned hymn movement–in which musicians compose new music to old hymn texts.
    • Charles Amjad-Ali on Muslim/Christian relations 

      Amjad-Ali, Charles; Latini, Theresa F. (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-10-10)
      In this episode Dr. Theresa Latini sat down with Rev. Dr. Charles Amjad-Ali, an Anglican from the (United) Church of Pakistan who has spent his life devoted to various causes of justice, speaking out against the persecution ...
    • Daniel Castelo on the problem of evil 

      Castelo, Daniel, 1978-; Billings, J. Todd (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-05-01)
      In this episode, Dr. J. Todd Billings sat down with Dr. Daniel Castelo, Associate Professor of Theology at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, WA, and author of “The Apathetic God,” and “Pentecostalism as a Christian ...
    • Davey Henreckson on civility and dissent 

      Henreckson, David P.; Johnson, Kathryn M. (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-03-27)
      Dr. Davey Henreckson specializes in moral theology, and is currently working on a book entitled, "The Immortal Commonwealth: Covenant, Community, and Political Resistance in Early Reformed Thought." WTS student Katy Johnson ...
    • Deanna Thompson on Cancer Stories & the Christian Story 

      Thompson, Deanna A., 1966-; DeVries, Katlyn (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2019-03-07)
      Today’s guest is Dr. Deanna Thompson, professor of religion at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN and author of "Glimpsing Resurrection: Cancer, Trauma, and Ministry." Dr. Thompson was diagnosed with metastatic breast ...
    • Deirdre Johnston & Dennis Voskuil on the virtues of public discourse 

      Johnston, Dierdre Dale; Voskuil, Dennis, 1944- (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-04-18)
      This episode features Hope College professor Dr. Deirdre Johnston and Hope interim president, Dr. Dennis Voskuil. In today’s polarized age, these two and others at Hope College are striving to make dialogue civil again, ...
    • Dr. John Swinton on "Becoming friends of time" 

      Swinton, John, 1957-; Conner, Benjamin T. (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-09-06)
      In this episode, Dr. Ben Conner sits down with Dr. John Swinton, author and scholar in disability studies and professor at the University of Aberdeen, to discuss his newest book, "Becoming Friends of Time."
    • Edith Humphrey and John Thompson on tradition and the centrality of Scripture 

      Humphrey, Edith McEwan; Thompson, John Lee (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-05-23)
      In this episode, theologians Edith M. Humphrey and John L. Thompson discuss the question, “Does church tradition undermine the centrality and authority of scripture?”
    • Gisela Kreglinger on the Spirituality of Wine 

      Kreglinger, Gisela H.; Johnson, Kristen Deede (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-09-12)
      On this episode of The Luxcast, Kristen Deede Johnson sat down with Gisela Kreglinger, author of “The Spirituality of Wine,” to discuss what the Bible has to say about wine and how it impacts the Christian life.
    • Jared Ayers on seeker comprehensibility 

      Ayers, Jared; DeGroat, Chuck (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-03-22)
      On this episode, church planter and pastor of Liberti Church Philadelphia Jared Ayers discusses the difference between seeker comprehensibility and seeker sensitivity and how his church is attempting to accomplish the former.
    • John Bell on civility and worship 

      Bell, John L. (John Lamberton), 1949-; Rienstra, Ron, 1965- (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-05-17)
      This episode features Scottish worship leader and liturgist, John Bell. Dr. Ron Rienstra sat down with John to discuss how worship and story can connect us despite divisions.
    • John Witvliet on worship renewal 

      Witvliet, John D.; Rienstra, Ron, 1965- (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-03-06)
      In this episode, Dr. John Witvliet, Director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, discusses changes and renewal in the art and practice of church worship.
    • Justo González on making history come alive 

      González, Justo L.; Komline, Han-luen Kantzer (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-11-10)
      On this episode, Han-luen Kantzer-Komline sat down with Rev. Dr. Justo L González, a prominent author and church historian. Dr. González shared about his love for history and the ways he makes that history come alive for others.
    • Keith Johnson on “Theology as discipleship” 

      Johnson, Keith L.; Billings, J. Todd (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-09-22)
      J. Todd Billings sat down with Keith Johnson, Associate professor of Theology at Wheaton College, to discuss Keith's new book "Theology as Discipleship."
    • Kevin Cloud on God & Hamilton 

      Cloud, Kevin; Small, Lindsay (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-05-04)
      “These moments happen on stage where the entire atmosphere in the theater changes and you can feel it. You can feel a weight, and a presence. And I would say you feel the presence of God." -Kevin Cloud, author of “God and ...
    • Kyle Meyaard-Schaap on Young Evangelicals for Climate Action 

      Meyaard-Schaap, Kyle; Boogaart, Thomas Arthur (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-11-02)
      In this episode, Professor Tom Boogaart sat down with Kyle Meyaard-Schaap, a WTS graduate and the National Organizer & Spokesperson for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action (YECA), to discuss why young people, and Christians ...
    • Lisa Sharon Harper 

      Harper, Lisa Sharon; Kingdom-Grier, Denise (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-08-31)
      Rev. Denise Kingdom-Grier sat down with Lisa Sharon Harper, Chief Church Engagement Officer at Sojourners, during Lisa's book tour promoting "The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right."
    • Mako Fujimura on 9/11 and civility 

      Fujimura, Makoto, 1960-; Munroe, Jeff (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-01-23)
      In this episode, artist and writer Mako Fujimura reflects on living in New York City during the September 11 terrorist attacks. The events inspired Mako to visit the earlier ground zeros—at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In this ...