"Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers." - VoltairE

11 more of my favourite podcasts

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, March 8, 2019 Under: Random stuff

Welcome to the latest post in my occasional podcast recommendation series.

You can catch up on my previous recommendations here:
I've got a mixed topic bag of 11 of my current favourites. See what you think and let me know in the comments below if there are any you'd add:

Topic: Christian Q and A
Frequency: Fortnightly
Running time: 30 mins (usually)
New Testament theologian and prolific author and Bible commentator Tom Wright answers listener questions on topics ranging from atonement and mission to slavery and Bible infallibility.

Topic: Current affairs
Frequency: Daily
Running time: 16 - 20 mins
Each episode focuses on one topic that is hitting the news and explores it in more depth. Recent topics have included Jewish identity, social media, knife attacks, allergies and the iPhone.

Topic: Various (talks)
Frequency: Weekly when series is live
Running time: 11 - 25 mins
Each episode, a guest speaker is invited to talk about a subject that sounds boring, but that they find fascinating. Some of my favourite episodes have been on the Argos catalogue, ice cream vans and animal vaginas.

Topic: Christian leadership
Frequency: Multiple times a week
Running time: 1 hr - 1 hr 45 mins
Each episode features one of more guests for discussion on topics such as leadership, evangelism, culture and church growth. Guests have included John Ortberg, Ed Stetzer, Christine Birch and Max Lucado.

Topic: Christian topical discussion
Frequency: Fortnightly
Running time: 30 - 45 mins
A really fun discussion show hosted by a comedy writer and an author / teacher / screenwriter. They talk theology, books, culture, music, comedy and lots more, and also feature special guests. It was winner of the Podcast of the Year at the Premier Digital Awards 2018.

Topic: Comedy
Frequency: 4 episodes delivered monthly
Running time: 30 min
Box set BBC comedy featuring up-and-coming comedians as well as more established acts.

Topic: Christian interview
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 1 hour
This podcast from Premier Christian Radio ties in with Christianity magazine’s featured interview and gives excellent insight into the lives of eminent Christians. It has recently starred Francis Chan, Jackie Pullinger, Rick Warren and Francine Rivers.

Topic: Christian spiritual formation
Frequency: Fortnightly
Running time: 25 - 40 min
Different speakers bringing encouragement and inspiration on the topic of spiritual disciplines, and spiritual formation, including solitude, joy, hearing God, simplicity and being a servant.

Topic: Missional community
Frequency: Sporadic but frequent
Running time: 20 - 45 mins
Interviews and talks to help equip the church to be effective in mission.

Topic: Social media
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 23 min
Weekly insights into hot topics in the world of social media.

Topic: Various (documentary)
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 30 min
Fascinating documentaries presented by Josie Long on a whole host of topics, including memory, kindness, libraries, translation and machines.

In : Random stuff 

Tags: podcast 


"loving god' commandment relationship 40th activity acts addiction adoption aesop agapé android animation anxiety apologetics app apps argument aroma atheism audio ben folds bible bible characters bible narrative bible study bible trading cards big picture birthday blog body of christ book book review books busyness celebration celibacy celtic change charity chart child children christ christendom christmas church church history climate change coastguard colouring comedy commentary communications communion community conference consumerism contemplation conversation coronavirus covenant creation creation care creativity cross culture cwtch daily prayer data debate devotional diagram dictionary digital disagreement disciples discipleship discussion documentary easter education elder brother emotion enemies environment environmentalism ethics evangelism event evidence ezekiel fable facebook fair trade faith father fear feast feeling fellowship feminism fiction film fireseeds flesh food foodbank freedom freshers fun fundraiser funny galatians game gay gay wedding generosity gifts giving god god's presence good gospel grace gratitude great commission green growth guitar hagar health heart heaven history hoarding holy biscuit holy spirit home homosexuality hope hopelessness hospitality house hub humour hymn identity in individualism infographics inheritance insurance interviews ios jesus joel joke jonah joseph justice kindness kingdom of god law leaflet lectio divina lennox lesbian levite lgbtq library literature liturgy living out lord’s love magazine map mark materialism maturity meal meditation memory mental health ministry mission missionaries moral morality move music nation new year newcomers news non-fiction north east old testament online outreach parable passover persecution perspective philosophy photo photography piano picture this thought podcast poem political correctness pool night possessions post-christendom poverty power praise prayer prayer requests presentation presents priest princess anne priorities prodigal son productivity project provision psalm publicity puzzle questions quiz quotes reading rebellion redemption reference reflection relationship relationships relativism religion remembrance repentance rescue resource resources rest retreat review reviews riches right and wrong royalty rules rush sabbath sacrifice same-sex attraction sarah scholarship science scripture scripture engagement secularism sermon sermon on the mount sex sharing faith shopping showcase significance silence simplicity sin slavery smell social social action social media society software solitude song songs sonship soularium spiritual gifts spirituality stats stewardship stone story stott student student life students study supper support support discovery talk tech technology temple tft thank you thanksgiving theology time tools top trumps trading cards training transformation translation treasure treasure hunt trivia true freedom trust unity update value video vine visual walk war wealth website websites wesley witnessing women words world worry worship worth wrong wycliffe ywam