The Phil Vischer Podcast Archive

Welcome to the Phil Vischer Podcast archive! Here you can find a list of all of the podcasts that Phil and the team have ever made, grouped by month, for easy access to the whole archive. January 2015 Episode 137: Evangelicals, Newsboys, and Germans! Episode 136: Website Hackings, Muslim Prayers, and Oxford Press! Episode 135: Charlie Hebdo and the Christian Roots of Secularism Episode 134: Goodbye 2014, Welcome 2015! December Read More...

Episode 135: Charlie Hebdo and the Christian Roots of Secularism

2015 is off to a questionable start as the Charlie Hebdo tragedy in Paris inspires much hand-wringing in the media (think Bill Maher) and a lively discussion on the podcast about secularism, its Christian roots, and its shaky future in an increasingly Muslim Europe.   Listen to the episode | Download to the episode | Find this episode on iTunes

Episode 134: Goodbye 2014, Welcome 2015!

Welcome to 2015! Skye, Christian and Phil are back talking about movies, worldviews and, you guessed it, the end of western civilization. Plus our friends at Barna Research give their top 10 trends of 2014!   Listen to the episode | Download to the episode | Find this episode on iTunes

Episode 133: Addressing Systemic Racism with Guest Theon Hill

It’s Christmas! Check out the new fun ways our atheist and satanist friends are celebrating Jesus’s birth this year! Then Phil and Skye are joined by guest Theon Hill to discuss the church’s role in addressing systemic racism in a post-Ferguson America. Atheists and Satanists and racists! Oh my! To view Dr. Theon Hill’s talk on Ferguson and race, visit the following link: https://vimeo.com/114390518   Listen to the episode |

Episode 132: To Interstellar and Beyond!

It’s the most thought-provoking big budget film in a long, long time. Is it religious? Is it anti-religious? And why did one Christian blogger call it his new favorite Christmas movie? It’s Interstellar – Christopher Nolan’s $150 million musing on the nature of life, the universe and everything! (Note: This podcast does contain spoilers.)   Listen to the episode | Download to the episode | Find this episode on iTunes

Episode 130: Churchless with Guest David Kinnaman!

David Kinnaman, president of the Barna Group and America’s foremost Christian pollster, joins Phil and Drew Dyck to talk about his new book Churchless: Understanding Today’s Unchurched and How to Connect With Them.   Listen to the episode | Download to the episode | Find this episode on iTunes

Episode 129: Adventures in Teaching Kids with Guest Seth Cohen!

Seth Cohen is a Christian educator who has run schools in inner-city Philadelphia and the Dominican Republic. He’s also a life-long friend of Christian Taylor! So Phil and Christian sit down with Seth to talk about his adventures in teaching kids, running schools, and following God.   Listen to the episode | Download to the episode | Find this episode on iTunes

Episode 128: Modern-Day Israel with Guest Dr. Gary Burge!

Christians are supposed to be big fans of modern-day Israel, right?New Testament scholar Dr. Gary Burge joins Phil and Christian to discuss his thought-provoking and more-than-a-little-bit controversial book, Whose Land? Whose Promise? What Christians Are Not Being Told About Israel and the Palestinians. In the words of our friend Justin Brierley, “It’s sure to be a sparky one!!”   Listen to the episode | Download to the episode | Find Read More...