Who are Evangelicals & Where are They Headed?

January 15, 2016 ...

Everyone wants to know what evangelicals think — particularly in the election season. But who are researchers talking about when they refer to evangelicals? In Today’s Conversation with Leith Anderson, Ed Stetzer talks about the challenges and opportunities in defining and researching evangelicals. In this podcast, you’ll hear insight from a leading Christian researcher on: The different ways …

How to Fire a Pastor

December 15, 2015 ...

In Today’s Conversation, Leith Anderson and Marshall Shelley talk about hiring and firing pastors, and the relationships between pastors and their congregations and church board. In this podcast, you’ll hear thoughts and advice on: How to handle pastoral transitions well; What the Bible says about letting pastors go; The legitimate reasons for pastoral terminations; and How …

What Churches Can Do About Educational Inequality

November 15, 2015 ...

In Today’s Conversation with Leith Anderson, Nicole Baker Fulgham talks about her work helping faith communities close the academic achievement gap in public schools. In this podcast, you’ll hear from an education policy expert on: What the term “education inequality” means and looks like; The achievement trend lines in American classrooms; Her personal background growing up in Detroit; and …

Being a Christian and a Scientist

October 15, 2015 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear Leith and Ian discuss: Ian’s personal faith journey; The relationship between science and faith; How pastors can support scientists in their midst; and The important distinction between science and scientism. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: Let me start out and go right to a question that I’m sure you have …

The Growing Class Gap Among American Young People

September 15, 2015 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear from a renowned social science researcher on: The experiences of young people growing up in different economic classes; Statistics and trends explaining a growing economic gap among Americans; and How churches can be involved in caring for all of our kids. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: Professor, America …