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Mr. Phil TV is live!

We weren't planning on launching for another month or so, but with all these kids suddenly out of school... and parents wondering what to do with them... we worked real hard and here we go!
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My new kids Bible is out!

Hey!  After a whole lot of writing and a whole lot of art creation and a whole lot of printing, my storybook kids Bible is finally available!  52 Bible stories, starting with creation and ending with the new heaven and new earth at the end of Revelation - plus lots of...
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Episode 270: Imaginative Prayer w/Jared Patrick Boyd

Do we spend too much time trying to know about God, and too little time actually getting to know God? Author, pastor and spiritual director Jared Patrick Boyd joins the show to talk about experiencing God through the practice of “Imaginative Prayer.” Plus, Christian...
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Is My Dream From God? You Know – Like Joseph’s?

Is it biblical to have a "dream?" Oooh. That's a good one. We all have dreams, and we all love dreams. Especially in America. Disney sells dreams to kids. Insurance companies sell them to grown-ups. Professional sports sell them to everyone. As a frequent speaker on...

Love: A How-To Guide

It's amazing how God can use certain verses to just - BANG! - open your eyes to a new truth. In an instant. Eyes closed - eyes open. And all it took was a verse. And the Holy Spirit. Here's 1 John 4:7-8... "Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and...

Episode 203: Bathroom Wars, Democracy and Cheese

Phil and Skye are rejoined by old friend Drew Dyck for a lively discussion on the latest twists in the bathroom wars; whether or not American democracy is collapsing, and cheese. Yes, that’s right. Cheese. This week on the...

Episode 202: Documentary Filmmaker Nathan Clarke

Documentary Filmmaker Nathan Clarke joins the gang to talk about producing his short film “Bono and Eugene Peterson: The Psalms,” a beautifully shot account of the unlikely friendship between the 83 year-old Christian author and the U2 frontman.

In Search of the Abominable

It's a fun word. "Abominable." Like most TV children of America, when I hear the word "abominable" I immediately see in my head a particular snow monster from a particular stop-motion animated Christmas special. Yep, the Abominable Snowman from Rudolph the Red-Nosed...

Episode 201: Religious Liberty with Russell Moore

Russell Moore is President of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention (I’m tired just from typing that) and - as of last week - a new “Enemy-of-the-Trump.” Phil and Skye talk to Dr. Moore about religious liberty and the thrill of...

New Site!

I've been rebuilding the site and it's not quite done, but close enough to turn on and release to a world which is, no doubt, on pins and needles to see what has become of Phil Vischer's virtual presence online. No doubt.  The entire world. Anyhoo - here it is.  Or...

Episode 200: The Big 2-0-0!!

This is it! The 200th episode! The one we’ve been waiting for for nearly, gosh, nearly 200 episodes! Phil and the gang answer tons of questions from listeners and viewers, plus a big announcement. Today on the podcast!

Episode 199: The Middle Class and American Greatness

When people talk about "making America great again,” what dothey really mean? It usually boils down to the state of the middleclass and the American Dream of living better than our parents.That in mind, Phil dives deep into the thorny, thorny problem ofthe American...

Episode 198: Religious Liberty and Bathroom Bills

With “Bathroom Bills” popping up in numerous states and religious liberty battles all over the news, it’s time to dive into the deep end of our religiously litigious culture. Should Christian therapists be required to treat homosexuals? Does science curriculum...

Episode 197: Modern Art And Subversive Faith with Matt Milliner

We live in an image-drenched culture. When is “breaking” culture a part of our Christian calling, and how does Christian faith equip us to subvert our image-saturated “Babylon?” Art historian Matthew Milliner joins Phil and Skye to talk art, consumerism, and...

Episode 196: Civil Disobedience With Katelyn Beaty

When is it okay for Christians to disobey the government? Sure, Martin Luther King did it right. But how about Kim Davis? Christianity Today managing editor Katelyn Beaty joins Skye and Phil to discuss civil disobedience. Plus the “Fighting Missionary” gets put on the...

Episode 195: Atheism and Hemant Mehta

Is atheism a religion? Blogger and YouTube personality Hemant Mehta, better known as "the friendly atheist," joins Phil, Skye and Christian to dissect some common claims about our non-believing neighbors. Plus Skye gets "profiled" at Disney World.

Episode 194: Easter Jedi and Christian Clichés

It’s a very Jedi Easter in Wisconsin. Charging money for prayers can get you in trouble, plus popular Christian cliches we find all over the church but nowhere in the Bible. This week on the podcast!

Episode 193: Does Trump Show Us What We Really Love?

How can a boat demonstrate the limits of democracy? Disney films promote the message that poverty is “just fine.” Plus does Trumpalooza reveal the real problems in the evangelical church? And what, if anything, can we do about it? This week on the podcast!

Episode 192: David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons

New research by the Barna Group shows that Americans in increasing numbers view Christianity as unbeneficial and even dangerous to society. Barna president David Kinnaman and Q conference founder Gabe Lyons join Phil and Skye to discuss their new book - Good Faith:...

Episode 191: Did Christians Create Trump?

Did Christians make Trump? Is the religious right dead? Is the evangelical church splitting in two? A bizarre electoral season has the media - and evangelical leaders - desperately seeking answers.

Episode 190: Interpreting the OT and NRB

Interpreting the Old Testament is easy, right? We just read our English translations, knowing that they say exactly what the original Hebrew said. Right? Dr. John Walton’s son Jonathan joins Phil and Christian to describe the work involved in digging into the original...

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