The Judson crew takes a look at their nerdy side and wonder -- when was it exactly that being a nerd became popular?! We discuss all the interesting ways that Christian spirituality overlap with the values of nerd culture. It turns out the earl
David, Jenni, and Scott discuss if the art of preaching truly fulfills the needs of the church in this point of time, when churches seem content to remove themselves from the most pressing issues in our world today.
We also give our takes on w
This week, Jenni and Tamara reflect on their experiences growing up homeschooled. How did homeschooling affect their worldview and their attitudes? Looking beyond the stereotypes of ultra conservative households, we find out interesting stories
The Judson crew, joined by Tamara, reflect back on some of our favorite things from the past year. This year we decided to change things up with the categories. So this year, we shared:
- The Best Thing We Watched
- The Best Thing We Listened
For this more academic topic, the Judson Crew share their knowledge on why the Bible is a historical record we can trust and rely on. What is the best way to study the Bible? And do pastors really know what they're talking about?
David, Jenni, and Scott are back to help listeners figure out at what point a church community becomes unhealthy enough to warrant moving on. In a time where pandemics, political divisions, and social mobility have made community the rarest com
Tamara, David, Jenni, and Scott share our favorite Marvel movies as we analyze the films for interesting spiritual lessons. But we also just share our love for storytelling that moves us and the passionate filmmakers behind them!
Scott, Jenni, and David take stock of what church community looks like right now. Can the church still be the church when relationships are remote? Can the church fulfill its duties if we no longer venture beyond our primary relationships? Is t
The Judson crew get together to talk about the challenges we have trying to make new friends, now that most of us are in our 30s. Does growing up in the church help or exacerbate the problem of meeting new people? Plus a new segment: Favorites!
David, Jenni, and Scott talk about their experiences doing evangelism, both the good and the bad of it. Is the way in which churches and campus ministries teach evangelism truly biblical? Is it really supposed to be this awkward?! Plus: we answ
The Judson House is joined by special guest Danielle Blocker, executive director of Young People for Progress, as we discuss God’s call for justice on our lives. Why is it that so many churches are afraid to do the right thing? And what steps c
Following the Atlanta spa shootings, Scott and Amber get together with Jenni and David to talk about their experiences of discrimination as Asian Americans, especially as it relates to the fetishization of Asian females. We discuss a lot of dee
Jenni, David, and Scott get together to talk about their favorite dishes and the interesting ways that food has brought them all together over the years. Not only has learning about food helped them to broaden their cultural horizons, but scrip
Pastoral misconduct has been a constant headline in the news, but dig deeper and you'll see that fallouts over leadership is more common than not. We argue that leadership in the modern church has strayed very, very far from what the Bible orig
The Judson House is joined by our special guest Pastor Phil Beatty of Hartford City Church! Pastor Phil opens up about the challenges of building a multicultural community where differences exist not only in skin color, but in theology and poli
We look back at the shows, music, and books that helped keep us sane and connected during the long months of our global pandemic. We also share what the past year was like for us spiritually, as we assess what God was trying to teach each of us
We discuss the historic attack on the US Capitol committed last week by white terrrorists. We analyze things from the perspective of Christians trying to understand a dangerous group of people that claims to be our brothers and sisters in Chris
In one of our earliest episodes, the Judson House discussed what it looks like to be "the ideal Christian woman." We continue the conversation as we look at where our modern definitions of manhood overlap -- and DO NOT overlap -- with the pictu
The Judson crew dive into scripture to see what we can learn about ambition and success. What does it mean to be motivated in your career path, in your leadership opportunities, or even in ministry? As young men and women looking to achieve our
What is the best way to stay connected to God in the midst of constant change and isolation? The Judson crew talks about fasting, prayer, and other disciplines that are trending in Christian circles. We share what has been helpful for our own s
We’re joined by special guest Jason Yum, who has pastored at several churches from Atlanta to the Bay to Seattle, as we discuss the important topic of spiritual burnout. What are the warning signs of spiritual burnout? And why has it become an
Tamara, David, Jenni, and Scott get together to share their hopes for this new era of our nation, but also their disappoinments in a church that continues to lack empathy for those who have been hurt during the past four years of division and h
When we talk about how to reform the modern church, we often forget that congregations are beholden to larger faith traditions, traditions that usually have a complicated history. Oftentimes these corporate representatives, such as the New Engl
How should Christians vote? David, Amber, Jenni and Scott all share their thoughts on why it's important to vote -- not just as a civic duty, but as a biblically sound way to love our neighbors as well. Lots of good advice and research went int