Michael Cusick | Getting Sober

Aired On: Monday October 14, 2019

Your addiction may start with you, but its effects could be felt for generations.  Scared yet?  Don't be, because there's real hope.  This week, we talk about getting sober with Michael John Cusick.  It's a powerful and encouraging conversation you'll want to watch and share. Michael John Cusick is a licensed professional counselor, spiritual director, speaker, and author of two books:  Surfing for God: 'Discovering the Divine Desire Beneath Sexual Struggle' and 'Somebody’s Daughter: An Experiential Guide.' Michael holds dual masters degrees – one in Biblical Counseling from Colorado Christian University and another Masters...
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Joel Fitzpatrick | Between Us Guys

Joel Fitzpatrick | Between Us Guys

Aired On: Monday October 7, 2019

Who can help your son become a godly man? YOU can! And even better, it's not as complicated as you might think. This week, Steve and the gang hang out with one of our favorite Fitzes, Joel Fitzpatrick, author of 'Between Us Guys: Life-Changing Conversations for Dads & Sons.' Joel Fitzpatrick has served as an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America with a focus on youth and family. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Seminary California. He is the co-author of Mom, Dad… What’s Sex? and his latest book is called Between Us...
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Jessica Thompson | Your Anxious Teen

Jessica Thompson | Your Anxious Teen

Aired On: Monday September 30, 2019

Today's teens are more anxious than ever. But there's a way to help them. Let's talk about it with Jessica Thompson on Steve Brown, Etc. Jessica Thompson is an author and frequent conference speaker. Her heart is to see women, families, and children freed from the bondage of moralism. She is a contributor at Christ Hold Fast and part of the podcast ‘Front Porch with the Fitzes.’  Jessica has a Bachelor's Degree in Theology and has co-authored three books with her mother, Elyse Fitzpatrick.  Her new book is called How to Help Your Anxious Teen: Discovering the Surprising...
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Philip Yancey | Fearfully & Wonderfully

Philip Yancey | Fearfully & Wonderfully

Aired On: Monday September 23, 2019

Your body was fearfully and wonderfully made. And what about the body of Christ?  Spiritual insights from the human body and the beauty of an enduring friendship. This week, Steve and the gang discussed both with Philip Yancey, author of the newly revised and expanded classic, 'Fearfully and Wonderfully:  The Marvel of Bearing God’s Image.' Philip Yancey has written twenty-five books including best-sellers like Disappointment With God and Where Is God When It Hurts? He currently has more than fifteen million books in print, published in more than forty languages worldwide. His newest book is actually...
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David Young | Progressive Christianity

David Young | Progressive Christianity

Aired On: Monday September 16, 2019

Progressive Christianity has crafted a new version of the Gospel that amps up the good and fun stuff while diminishing the hard truths, according to David Young.  This week, Steve and the gang talk to this author and pastor about the recent surge in Progressive Christianity, a modern problem with roots stretching back some 200 years. Dr. David Young is a senior pastor, author, speaker, television host, and a former teacher and visiting professor. He holds advanced degrees in religion, including a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. He currently leads North Boulevard Church of Christ in Murfreesboro, TN.  His...
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David Zahl - Seculosity (Re-Air)

David Zahl - Seculosity (Re-Air)

Aired On: Monday September 9, 2019

You might not know the word Seculosity, but you've definitely experienced it! It's David Zahl on this episode of Steve Brown, Etc. talking about his new book, Seculosity: How Career, Parenting, Technology, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What to Do about It. We're all looking for meaning, says David, and now that America doesn't collectively find that meaning in church, we find it elsewhere--politics, love, parenting, dating, eating, etc. We want to feel like we're enough, and it's not helping. But maybe, just maybe, we were too quick to let go of Christianity...
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Kevin Sorbo - True Strength

Kevin Sorbo - True Strength

Aired On: Monday September 2, 2019

He's multi-talented, he's ruggedly handsome... but enough about Steve.  This week, Steve and the gang talk to actor / director / author Kevin Sorbo.  You may know Kevin from the popular TV series 'Hercules.'  You might NOT know that during that show's run, he experienced a series of life-threatening strokes that brought him back to his faith in God. His book is called 'True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal--and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life.' Kevin Sorbo is an actor, director, and author. Early in his career, Kevin worked internationally as a model, but...
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Caleb Wilde - Confessions of a Funeral Director

Caleb Wilde - Confessions of a Funeral Director

Aired On: Monday August 26, 2019

A positive death narrative? Grief as worship? No wonder Steve decided to sit this one out. We're talking to a funeral director about death and how it saved his life on Steve Brown, Etc. Caleb Wilde is a sixth generation funeral director.  He holds a Masters Degree in Theology from Biblical Theological Seminary and a post-grad degree from The University of Winchester.  Caleb is an award-winning writer and the author of a book called Confessions of a Funeral Director: How Death Saved My Life.  He’s also the last person to let you down in Parkesburg, PA.
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