The Jeremiah Johnston Show

The Jeremiah Johnston Show
Dr. Jeremiah Johnston answers your most difficult questions, equipping you with solutions to both complicated and every-day challenges.

Alister McGrath: Mere Discipleship (Encore Presentation)
Jan 11 • 47 min
Alister McGrath is the director of the Ian Ramsey Centre and Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University. Alister discuss why Christianity should be seen as the source of truth for today’s questions – not just yesterday’s.
The Ultimate Impact of Christianity
Jan 4 • 49 min
Many have heard of the term “Defender of the Faith,” but what does this truly mean? We may each have a different answer for this but many of us would not know how to live this out in our lives. John Dickerson, a prize-winning journalist and author of…
Being a Man of God in the Modern World
Dec 28, 2019 • 49 min
The definition of what it means to be a man has changed immensely in our society over the years, especially as of late. Depending on who you ask, this answer can include a lot of different expectations and opinions. Dave Willis, relationship coach, author…
Discovering Saint Nick
Dec 21, 2019 • 49 min
During this Christmas season, some may ponder the thought “Where did the term Santa Claus come from?” Then some may even try to draw a correlation from the process of giving gifts, to Christianity. Dr. Adam English, Professor of Christian Theology and…
Trusting God’s Promises in All Circumstances
Dec 14, 2019 • 49 min
There are times when we find ourselves questioning God’s plan for our lives when we can’t seem to make sense of what is happening to us. His plan for our lives will often not unfold how we originally imagined or wished for it to, so we must trust in His…
The Importance of the Pro-Life Movement
Dec 7, 2019 • 49 min
The discussion surrounding abortion is as alive as it’s ever been. The time is now for Christians to step up and unapologetically stand behind the pro-life movement. Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of the Susan B. Anthony List, address the importance of…
Discussing depression for a ray of hope
Nov 30, 2019 • 49 min
You know someone who is struggling with depression and anxiety. It’s not a sin nor something we need to be ashamed of. We can only address the problem though open discussion and to help us we are joined by Dr. Gregory Jantz, here to bring hope and…
Your unanswered questions – part 2
Nov 23, 2019 • 49 min
Professor Craig Evans joins us in answering your collection of sent in questions and ones we have gathered at Christian Thinkers Society events. We continuing to discuss Biblical archeology, the historicity of Jesus, the crucifixion, resurrection, and…
Your unanswered questions – part 1
Nov 16, 2019 • 49 min
Answering your questions on Biblical archeology, the historicity of Jesus, the crucifixion, resurrection, and more with Professor Craig Evans. In this collection of questions you have sent in to the show and gathered at Christian Thinkers Society events.
PTSD, Veterans, and the Church
Nov 9, 2019 • 47 min
So many veterans within our churches struggle with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. What do we need to know and how can we understand it better. Welby O’Brien, author of “Love Our Vets,” talks about the importance of understanding what our veterans have go…
The infancy narrative and unlikely characters
Nov 2, 2019 • 49 min
Danial Darling discusses the group of misfits, societal outcasts, and overlooked characters in the Nativity story. God used each one of them for his divine plan and why is worth thinking about more than once a year. A look at Daniel’s new book “The…
The power of the Gospel
Oct 26, 2019 • 49 min
With a vision for 1000 church plants, we talk to JD Greear about the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He is the president of the Southern Baptist Convention and pastor of The Summit Church, and suggests the key to our christian lives is a 24/7…
Why God loves cities and what it mean for you
Oct 19, 2019 • 49 min
People are looking for interactive compassionate community members. Chris Brooks, host of the Equipped with Chris Brooks radio show, discusses what it looks like for us to embody faith and live out the implications of the Gospel in front of a watching…
Finding your calling with the Kendrick Brothers
Oct 12, 2019 • 48 min
How did film directors Stephen and Alex Kendrick find there calling? A great discussion answering your questions as well as what God has called them to do and where their journey has brought them.
Open Doors, smuggled bibles, and the persecuted Christian
Oct 5, 2019 • 49 min
What are the most dangerous countries for the persecuted Christian? David Curry, CEO of Open Doors—legacy of the book God Smuggle—shares what we can learn from oppressed Christians across the world, immediate steps you can take to help, and how Bible…
Unanswered Prayers
Sep 28, 2019 • 46 min
Today, our second most asked question, why has God not answered my prayers? Is God on mute, or do you feel like you are getting the silent treatment. We dive deep into what scriptures say about what God is really doing.
Is suicide the unforgivable sin?
Sep 21, 2019 • 47 min
What do you do when life is on the line. Today there is hope for those who have been through it all. We try to equip so you know what to do by asking what the Bible really says. If you have any questions call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Color blessed with Dr. Derwin Gray
Sep 14, 2019 • 49 min
The two most ethnically divided groups in America are white and black Christians. Former NFL player Pastor Derwin Gray talks about embarrassing discussions on race in the church today and the importance of being color blessed and not color blind.
Intersecting faith in our culture, work, and politics
Sep 7, 2019 • 49 min
How is your faith intersecting our culture, workspace, and political lives? Bruce Ashford, Provost of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and contributor for Fox News, joins Jeremiah to discuss a more holistic faith and how it interacts with the…
Greatest interviews: a best of show
Aug 31, 2019 • 49 min
We are highlighting some our most listened to guests as we celebrate a full year of broadcasts. This week Alister McGrath, David Limbaugh, Ronnie Floyd, Angie Smith, Rick Renner, and Sheila Walsh each have some of their most difficult, challenging and…
Unanswered questions: a best of show
Aug 29, 2019 • 49 min
As we look forward to the completion of a full year of shows we are looking at some of the most impactful unanswered questions from our guests. We strive to remind you that it is ok to question and vital think critically about our faith.
Mental health, the most important question in apologetics
Aug 17, 2019 • 49 min
What is the most important question in apologetics? It’s mental health and wellness both in the church and in our workplaces. Joining Jeremiah today, John Gibson a chairman of energy technology, discusses the vast importance of handling mental wellness as…
‘The Dark Side:’ what to do in spiritual battles
Aug 10, 2019 • 49 min
When you engage in a spiritual battle, what do you do? Whether your struggle is with demons, the paranormal, or fear, evil is no illusion. Jeremiah works through his Bible study, “The Dark Side,” and gives direction for handling evil through prayer in…
Virtuously integrating faith with culture
Aug 3, 2019 • 48 min
Are you engaging your faith and culture in a fruitful and virtuous way? Jeremiah is joined by Dr. Karen Swallow Prior and Dr. Joshua Chatraw to discuss their book, “Cultural Engagement: A Crash Course in Contemporary Issues.”
Dr. Carol Tanksley on fear, anxiety, and grief
Jul 27, 2019 • 49 min
Dr. Carol Peters-Tanksley has a meaningful conversation with Jeremiah on anxiety with a focus on grief. She also breaks down some of the ethics of in vitro fertilization as both a reproductive endocrinologist and a great theologian.
Mark Lanier on justice and evidence
Jul 20, 2019 • 49 min
Mark Lanier, an author, trial attorney, and proprietor of one of the largest private Christian theological libraries, talks with Jeremiah about justice in regards to our faith. Mark also talks about the critical importance of original research in…
Is Christianity still good for the world? | Bob Sprotte’s great story
Jul 13, 2019 • 49 min
This week, from a cultural and historical perspective, we ask whether Christianity is still good for the world. Then, Jeremiah has a great conversation with Bob Sprotte, a Colson Fellow, about his story.
Jeremiah Johnston: Truth is under attack
Jul 6, 2019 • 48 min
Does absolute truth exist? In this sermon he gave at Houston’s First Baptist Church in Texas, Jeremiah answers that question. Truth has become relative in this world, and because of that, Jeremiah encourages you to choose to stand for and pursue absolute…
Craig Evans busts biblical and archaeological myths – Part 2
Jun 29, 2019 • 49 min
Did Jesus and all 12 of His disciples fit in a single fishing boat? What archaeological evidence do we have that Jesus, or even Pilate, existed? And what happens to the Biblical artifacts that are found today? Jeremiah and Dr. Craig Evans give information…
Craig Evans: The archaeology behind the Bible – Part 1
Jun 22, 2019 • 49 min
Professor Craig Evans, John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston Theological Seminary and a New Testament scholar, discuss Biblical archaeology and how it helps Christians to understand the meaning behind Biblical text. He also…
Andy Bannister: Tools to help you defend your faith
Jun 15, 2019 • 49 min
Andy Bannister, PhD in Islamic studies, Director of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity, and an adjunct speaker for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, discusses tools that could be useful when defending your faith to those of other religions,…
Philip Nation on spiritual disciplines
Jun 8, 2019 • 49 min
Dr. Philip Nation serves as the Director of Advancement and Global Impact Churches for the Baptist World Alliance. Jeremiah and Philip discuss many of your questions around the “how to’s” of spiritual disciplines, holiness, and a biblical walk with Jesus.
J. Warner Wallace and Sean McDowell: Reaching Generation Z
Jun 1, 2019 • 49 min
Gen Z is leaving the church in record numbers. Sean McDowell, Ph.D., and Detective J. Warner Wallace provide strategies and practical tactics from their book So the Next Generation Will Know to help adults train Gen Z in the gospel.
David Hardage: Cross-cultural ministry
May 25, 2019 • 49 min
David Hardage, executive director of Texas Baptists, and Jeremiah have a great conversation surrounding ministry programs and their role in the church. A discussion around the mobilization of churches for the benefit of the community and spread of the…
Lee Strobel on miracles
May 18, 2019 • 49 min
Jeremiah interviews perennial best-selling author, Lee Strobel, about his excellent new book, The Case for Miracles, which focuses on scientific backing for the miraculous. Lee and Jeremiah also answer your unanswered questions including, “What if I don’t…
Dr. Jack Graham: Keys to ministry faithfulness and balance
May 11, 2019 • 48 min
Dr. Jack Graham, the thirty-year pastor of Prestonwood, one of the largest and dynamic congregations, joins Jeremiah to discuss ministry balance and faithfulness. Also, answering your unanswered questions with transparency and humility, this conversation…
Drew Dyck: Your Future Self Will Thank You!
May 4, 2019 • 49 min
Who hasn’t struggled with self-control? Drew Dyck discusses his book Your Future Self Will Thank You. This broadcast will equip you with biblical inspiration and the latest scientific studies on self-control. Jeremiah also takes your questions from…
Dwight Baker: Baker Publishing Group
Apr 27, 2019 • 49 min
Dwight Baker, president of Baker Publishing Group, answers questions and offers keen insights into the history, development, and challenges of modern Christian publishing. Reading is critically important, yet today 192 million Americans didn’t read a book…
Jeremiah Johnston: Body of proof – evidence for the resurrection
Apr 20, 2019 • 49 min
Are there historical, evidential, and reasonable reasons to believe in the physical-bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ? Yes! On this special Easter broadcast, Dr. Jeremiah reveals the best evidences and reasons for the resurrection of Jesus, and how it…
Is Christianity good? Q&A with John Stonestreet
Apr 13, 2019 • 49 min
John Stonestret serves as the president of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview and host of BreakPoint. John and Jeremiah discuss cultural questions, persecution of Christians globally, and some of the most encouraging and concerning things happening…
Matt Brown on truth plus love
Apr 6, 2019 • 49 min
How do we combine truth with love in a post-Christian culture? Evangelist, social media guru, and rock-star Dad, Matt Brown, joins us to discuss how to influence others toward the Jesus way. Jeremiah answers your unanswered questions, too!
Rick Renner: How to know God’s will for our lives?
Mar 30, 2019 • 48 min
Rick Renner returns to the show to help us answer the question of how to find God’s will for our lives. Rick and Jeremiah discuss how to find that precise and divine plan. Rick is internationally known as pastor of the Moscow Good News Church.
Curtis Wallace: Thriving in persecuted countries
Mar 23, 2019 • 49 min
Curtis Wallace, an exceptional lawyer, producer, and writer, shares on thriving Christianity despite persecution in Saudi Arabia. Jeremiah continues the conversation with Curtis and Brian Paradis on their book Lead with Imagination, impacting business…
Dr. Jeremiah Johnston on the Holy Spirit
Mar 16, 2019 • 46 min
The Holy Spirit is often the forgotten member of the Trinity. Yet the Holy Spirit is a person. As a follower of Jesus, I have all of the Holy Spirit, but does the Holy Spirit have all of me?
David Dockery on leadership and Christian education
Mar 9, 2019 • 49 min
David Dockery has been serving as a university president for 25 years. David shares with Jeremiah his earliest influences, what it means to “think Christianly,” and answers some tough questions on the current status of Christian higher education.
Craig Hazen on fearless prayer
Mar 2, 2019 • 49 min
Craig speaks to the questions we don’t ask in prayer - and why we should! He also takes on other unanswered questions and misconceptions about prayer. Craig Hazen is a Professor and Director of the Christian Apologetics Program at Biola University.
Angie Smith: Real talk about loss
Feb 23, 2019 • 49 min
In 2008, Angie Smith received news that their fourth daughter, Audrey, would not survive after birth. Audrey’s story in book form, I Will Carry You, began a beautiful movement of helping families with their own dance of grief and joy.
Lindsay Taylor: Kay Warren and Jeremiah anchor Not Alone Conference
Feb 16, 2019 • 49 min
Lindsay Taylor is the co-founder of HopeSprings Counseling, a non-profit whose mission is to make quality Christian counseling services available to the community. One of her greatest passions has been working with military and first responders. Plus,…
Alister McGrath: Mere Discipleship
Feb 9, 2019 • 49 min
Alister McGrath is the director of the Ian Ramsey Centre and Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University. Alister discuss why Christianity should be seen as the source of truth for today’s questions - not just yesterday’s.
Peter Williams: Can we trust the Gospels?
Feb 2, 2019 • 49 min
Peter J. Williams, Principal of Tyndale House and lecturer on Hebrew language at the University of Cambridge, discusses the overpowering evidence for the canonical Gospels. Peter’s book “Can we trust the gospels?” answers skeptical objections to the…
Warren Cole Smith: the Colson Center
Jan 26, 2019 • 49 min
Warren Cole Smith is Vice President-Mission Advancement for the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Warren discusses how he sees God lead through his careers including what he does today. Then, Jeremiah answers Kaden’s question about the fear of dying.
Jerry B. Jenkins and Craig Evans: Dead Sea Rising
Jan 19, 2019 • 49 min
Left Behind was perennial author Jerry B. Jenkins’ 125th book. Dead Sea Rising is book number 195! Historical Jesus scholar, Professor Craig Evans, shares about his remarkable partnership with Jerry on this exciting novel series.
Unanswered: the #1 reason people leave the faith
Jan 12, 2019 • 49 min
A personal experience of evil, suffering, and pain is the most frequent cause cited by those who leave Christianity. Learn how can we respond as Christians to crisis. Then, professor Craig Evans discusses the biblical worldview and suffering.
Unanswered: A Bible-ish Christianity
Jan 5, 2019 • 49 min
We are in an age where Christians are more educated than ever, yet still remain Biblically illiterate. The Bible: the best-selling book of all time that nobody reads, and what we can do about it.
Unanswered: Is paranormal the new normal?
Dec 29, 2018 • 49 min
How should Christians respond to spiritual darkness and paranormal activity? Vampires, Zombies, Ghosts, Mediums, and Paranormal Phenomenon have never been more normal or profitable. Dr. Jeremiah brings answers and biblical clarity to a tough question.
What Christians must understand about suicide and mental health
Dec 22, 2018 • 51 min
According to the latest studies, 48 percent of the world will have a direct experience with mental illness. Jeremiah equips you with eight answers for how the church can minister to those struggling with depression and anxiety within our churches.
Unanswered: Body of proof – evidence for the Resurrection
Dec 15, 2018 • 49 min
What would it take for you to believe your brother was the son of God? Exactly. Yet, James went from skeptic to ardent follower. Learn the evidence for why the resurrection of Jesus is not a myth but historical fact.
Unanswered: What do we do when God seems silent?
Dec 8, 2018 • 49 min
Does it feel like God has “unfollowed” you in your life? The Bible shows us God’s silence is real, biblical, personal, common, and not always bad. Brian Daniel joins Jeremiah to discuss how Unanswered became a LifeWay Bible study.
Dr. Ronnie Floyd: How Prayer Can Revive Our Nation
Dec 1, 2018 • 47 min
“When we pray it shows we depend upon God, and when we choose not to pray we’re depending on ourselves.” Dr. Ronnie Floyd, Senior Pastor at Cross Church, and Jeremiah discuss how prayer will bring revival.
Dr. Gregory Jantz: Healing the Scars of Addiction
Nov 24, 2018 • 48 min
Jeremiah and Gregory Jantz discuss the holistic treatment of addiction and depression. What is the effect of nutrition and our mental health? What are the components of mental wellness? Gratitude is perhaps the most important indicator of one’s mental…
J. P. Moreland on Scientism
Nov 17, 2018 • 48 min
J.P. discusses his new book “Scientism and Secularism”, and he also opens up about his personal struggle with anxiety and depression, reminding us that nearly one-third of the Psalms are Psalms of Lament. Jeremiah answers your unanswered questions.
Justin Brierley; Jeremiah takes a difficult anonymous call
Nov 10, 2018 • 47 min
Justin Brierley explains why, after over ten years of talking with atheists, he’s still a Christian! An anonymous caller asks Jeremiah about the “unpardonable sin.” They also discuss the number one question facing young people today.
Chris Brown on intelligent and intentional parenting
Nov 3, 2018 • 47 min
Chris Brown and Jeremiah discuss how to help our children understand the value of money and principles of intelligent parenting in the home. Jeremiah answers a question from a fourteen-year-old struggling with anxiety and also other unanswered questions…
Rick Renner: how God is moving in Russia and beyond
Oct 27, 2018 • 48 min
International Bible teacher and Senior Pastor of Moscow Good News Church, Rick Renner, shares in detail how the power of the Gospel is transforming Russia and the former Soviet Union. Rick and Jeremiah also discuss your unanswered questions.
The best of biblical archaeology
Oct 20, 2018 • 48 min
Jeremiah discusses some of the most important archaeological discoveries in Jerusalem with special guest Eli Shukron (who discovered and directed the excavation of the Pool of Siloam), Dr. Scott Stripling, and Professor Craig Evans.
David Limbaugh shares how he went from skeptic to committed Christian
Oct 13, 2018 • 48 min
Jeremiah answered how to overcome fear and a question on unforgiveness. David Limbaugh gives his personal faith story, offers wisdom on how we can spread Christianity in a hectic world and discusses his new best-seller Jesus is Risen.
Greg Laurie and the Jesus revolution
Oct 6, 2018 • 48 min
Greg Laurie discuss the fourth great awakening or better known as, “The Jesus Revolution.” Jeremiah asks Greg about what his personal unanswered question is. Greg also discusses the power of evangelism and how the Jesus Revolution impacted our modern…
Sean McDowell on role-playing the resurrection
Sep 29, 2018 • 48 min
Jeremiah shares the top seven arguments for the physical bodily resurrection of Jesus. Sean McDowell and Jeremiah answer questions and discuss the fate of the original disciples of Jesus. Sean also shares his own unanswered question.
John Gibson on faith and business integration
Sep 22, 2018 • 47 min
How do you make a good decision when every option seems wrong? How do we learn from our mistakes? Jeremiah teaches about Phoebe from Romans 16:1-2. Are you a ‘second Phoebe?’ Plus your unanswered questions and calls.
Sheila Walsh discusses your unanswered questions
Sep 15, 2018 • 46 min
Powerful Bible teacher and author, Sheila Walsh, talks with Dr. Johnston about why It’s Okay Not To Be Okay! They answered several live questions, such as: “Does a Christian who dies by suicide go to heaven?”
Dr. Jeremiah Johnston starts the conversation
Sep 10, 2018 • 48 min
Have you noticed, when it comes to faith, it can be discouraging or even intimidating to find answers to your questions? During the debut of The Jeremiah Johnston Show, Dr. Jeremiah Johnston welcomed callers, as well as questions.
Introducing the Jeremiah Johnston Show
Aug 29, 2018 • 3 min
Join Dr. Jeremiah Johnston for interactive discussions, inspirational teaching, entertaining interviews and extremely practical, yet pointed answers to the most difficult questions you face in the most vulnerable and raw moments of life.