Podcast Episodes

Each episode page includes an audio link, overview, key quotes, chapter notes, and more!

AuthorityCulture

Are You Using Your Authority Well?

When most people hear the word authority or think of the patriarchy, toxic masculinity, crony capitalism, authoritarianism, a power-hungry boss, or abusive parents, coaches, or teachers… The constant in all these cases is that the one in authority is not serving or seeking the best of those under them. They are abusing their role to amass power, which is antithetical to God’s intention for this vital role in His Kingdom. God calls us to authority, but not the authority we are all too familiar with in this fallen world. He says to those in authority, “Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave” (Matthew 20:26-27). Let’s look at God’s structure for authority–the only authority that leads to freedom, flourishing, and functional human relationships for those it serves.

Read More or Listen Now
AbortionFamily

A Future Pro-Life Vision with Josiah Friedman

For the first time in 50 years in the United States, we find ourselves free from the deadly grip of Roe v Wade. Now with the decision to legalize abortion left up to the individual states, we find ourselves as a pro-life movement with a new set of questions. Chief among those is where do we go from here, now that our unifying mission has been accomplished? Today’s guest, Josiah Friedman, the founder and CEO of Voices for the Voiceless, offers us a vision for creating a God-honoring culture of life.

Read More or Listen Now
feminismManhood

The War on Men with Owen Strachan

While there is no such thing as “Toxic Masculinity,” the concept has wreaked havoc on men over the last 80 years. In the wake of second, and now third-wave feminism’s war against manhood, our understanding of what it means to be a man has faded. Today, Dr. Owen Strachan talks about what it means to be a strong “Biblical Man,” and about his upcoming book, The War on Men. Discover why we need real men in our churches, pulpits, and communities.

Read More or Listen Now
Critical Race TheorySpecial Guest

Critical Dilemma with Neil Shenvi

Dr. Neil Shenvi is one of the leading critics of critical theory, speaking and writing about it for over seven years. During this time, we have seen the debate spread from the halls of academia to the dinner table. Today CRT and wokeism are widely understood, and the dividing lines between advocates and antagonists have been drawn–but the question looms, where do we go from here?
In this episode, we focus our discussion around the question of, what now? How can we, as Christians, not just point out a false worldview, but offer a better one? What is the better worldview, and what will boldly applying it look like?

Read More or Listen Now
Churchgenerations

One Pastor’s Story: Overcoming Challenges Inside and Outside the Church with Blaine Braden

In a day and age when our churches are undergoing increasing pressure from culture to sit down and be quiet, how do pastors balance clear biblical preaching while also connecting its principles to our current cultural climate? We have all seen pastors who lean too heavily on engaging in the culture at the expense of the Scripture, or those who purely preach the Word without ever connecting it to the congregation’s lives. Pastor Blaine Braden from Eastmont Church in Oregon shares his thoughts on staying grounded and relevant as the church in a post-Christian culture.

Read More or Listen Now
ChurchCulture

How to Solve Poverty with a Biblical Worldview | pt. Two with Terry & Tim Andrews

Imagine working tirelessly year after year to bring development to a community that vacillates between feast and famine, where some people struggle with chronic malnourishment. Still, no amount of money, planning, or technology ever seems to help the community change. Even after working with people for decades, they still have yet to embrace better crop selection and storage methods, and the middleman seems to take whatever profit could exist. Until you begin to see reality from an entirely different perspective. Once you share it with these communities, change begins to happen rapidly. Learn about this change firsthand from Tim Andrews as he shares his 30 years of experience working in the African relief and development world.

Read More or Listen Now
ChurchCulture

Healing the Poverty Mindset pt. One with Tim & Terry Andrews

Tim and Terry Andrews have been powerful forces for change worldwide. Their work in leadership with the world’s largest Christian relief organization, World Vision, for 30 years in Africa, and now with Root-to-Fruit has led to the transformation of entire communities for the glory of God. Learn how they met and about their first ten years providing relief work in active war zones. Terry shares the gripping story that led her to begin working with Muslim children and the surprising results!

Read More or Listen Now
ChurchCulture

When Truth is Unpopular, is There a Third Way?

We live in a time of deep cultural division. It is political and economic. It runs through fundamental issues like abortion. It runs through demographically, class and education. Ultimately, it is rooted in deep worldview beliefs: Objective truth vs. man-created “truth,” spin, and narrative creation. This divide is challenging and uncomfortable for many Christians, who want to be viewed as peacemakers, and not angry culture warriors. Increasingly, they speak in terms of “not this, or that” but “a third way.” Today, we explore the growing trend of “third-wayism.” Is it helpful, or does it lead us astray?

Read More or Listen Now
ChurchCulture

Zero Hour America pt. 2 with Os Guinness

Today’s guest, Dr. Os Guinness, is a deeply respected and prophetic author, teacher, and cultural critic. In this two-part interview, we glean Dr. Guinness’s wisdom on a variety of pressing cultural issues, ranging from “Christian nationalism” to “globalism” to transhumanism and the sexual revolution.

Read More or Listen Now
ChurchCulture

Zero Hour America pt. 1 with Os Guinness

Today’s guest, Dr. Os Guinness, is a deeply respected and prophetic author, teacher, and cultural critic. In this two-part interview, we glean Dr. Guinness’s wisdom on a variety of pressing cultural issues, ranging from “Christian nationalism” to “globalism” to transhumanism and the sexual revolution.

Read More or Listen Now
ArtBalladeer

Hollywood, Discipleship, and Hatred

Join our conversation as we discuss how Christians can make a difference in the world of film by sharing powerful stories. Additionally, we will hear about a forthcoming documentary called, “I Hate You But It’s Killing Me,” which explores the intense grip that hate has on so many people and the only solution to it.

Read More or Listen Now
CultureFamily

The Population Collapse and the Ideas Driving It

Today we look at rapidly declining fertility rates in places like China, South Korea, Russia, Europe and North America. What are the consequences of this decline personally, economically and culturally? What ideas are behind it and driving it? How do these ideas differ from the biblical worldview, where God’s first command to mankind is “be fruitful and multiply, fill the earth.” What are the lies that you and I have unintentionally absorbed that run counter to God’s first command and are holding us back from living the kind of life he desires for us?

Read More or Listen Now

Meet the Hosts

Scott Allen

Scott Allen

President

Scott Allen serves as president of the DNA secretariat office. After serving with Food for the Hungry for 19 years in both the United States and Japan, working in the areas of human resources, staff training and program management, he teamed up with Darrow Miller and Bob Moffitt to launch the DNA in 2008.

Darrow Miller

Darrow Miller

Co-Founder

Darrow Miller is a world-renowned author and teacher on Christianity and culture, apologetics, worldview, poverty, and the dignity of women. In 1981, he began 27 years at Food for the Hungry, serving there as vice president from 1994 to 2007 until he helped launch the DNA in 2008. 

Dwight Vogt

Dwight Vogt

Vice President

Dwight Vogt serves as the vice president of international programs. Before coming to the DNA, he worked for 27 years at Food for the Hungry, including field-based leadership roles in Bangladesh, Peru, Thailand and Guatemala.

Luke Allen

Social Media Manager

Luke Allen serves as the marketing manager of communications. He works with strategy, social media, and graphics. He is newly wed, newly grad, and native of Phoenix.  

Special guests featured regularly!

More of our team can be found on our Leadership page.

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
small_c_popup.png

Let's have a chat

Learn how we helped 100 top brands gain success.