Podcasts of all kinds are so convenient and helpful. Maybe you get a new crafting or skin care idea from your favorite DIY or skin care podcast. Or maybe you understand a political or social concept better after listening to your favorite political podcast. Or maybe you just get a few minutes of entertainment. Portable and always available, podcasts can enhance your life in so many ways.
And when you listen to Christian podcasts, you can enhance your worship and strengthen your devotion by hearing sermons, bible devotionals, and other religious topics — helping you stay true to your beliefs and giving you pockets of time to reflect on what matters the most to you in your religious life.
Here are some of the best Christian podcasts out there right now.
Truth’s Table: Hosts Michelle Higgins, Christina Edmonsdson, and Ekemini Uwan tackle race, politics, gender, current events, and pop culture filtered through Christianity — always seeking for truth.
Greg Laurie: Offering spiritual tools to help people know God each day, you can get messages about how to overcome fear and anxiety, lessons learned from people in the bible, and more from Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship. You can also access Sunday sermons online.
Lead Stories: Jo Saxton and Steph Williams aim to empower women to reach their potential and purpose and to help all people live their everyday life on a mission for the Kingdom of God.
Knowing Faith: The bible should be accessible to everyone, and hosts Jen Wilkin, JT English and Kyle Worley discuss how our faith is founded on scripture.
Break Point: Gain a Christian perspective on today’s news and trends. A program of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, Breakpoint aims to help listeners make sense of the world around us.
Proverbs 31 Ministries: This podcast helps women apply biblical wisdom to their life — no matter what season they are currently occupying — while helping listeners find common ground with other people in different stages of life.
The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey: Every week, Jamie Ivey invites a girlfriend to chat with her about marriage, children, faith, grief, joy, and more. Nothing is off the table — she talks about the big things, as well as the little things in life.
The Church Boys: A little religious humor is often good for the soul. Hosts Chris Field and Billy Hallowell bring up current events, theology, family, culture, and more. They promise you’ll laugh, and their lighthearted take may be exactly what you need.
Your Daily Prayer Podcast: Start your day off right by listening to a devotional and prayer each morning that will help you begin the day in conversation with God.
Rick Warren: Pastor Rick aims to break down the complexities of theology in a way that is relevant to your life. Gain understanding in his daily podcasts.
Shalom Sistas by Osheta Moore: “How can I help?” Host Osheta Moore encourages listeners to ask themselves that question, and she introduces a Shalom Sista in each episode to share her story of what happened when she asked herself that question.
The Way Home with Dan Darling: Daniel Darling brings key Christian leaders to your ears in discussions about church, community, and culture. Learn how the Old Testament applies today, and hear about family prayer, addiction, and more.
Building Relationships: Hosted by Dr. Gary Chapman, this newer podcast provides helpful advice on relationships.
Help Me Teach the Bible: Creatively teaching through the bible isn’t always easy, and Nancy Guthrie aims to equip bible teachers with ideas and solutions by talking with some of the best teachers and preachers of our day.
John Piper: The tough theological questions get resolved in easy-to-understand 10-minute segments by John Piper, former pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
The Red Couch Podcast with Propaganda and Alma: This wife/husband duo (university professor and rapper/activist) bring a unique perspective to social issues, pop culture, and everything in between.
Pure Talk: This is an extension of the livestream interactive talk show which airs Thursdays on Facebook Live. You can hear topics of faith, news, entertainment, and culture from a Christian perspective on both shows, but the podcast provides extended interviews and exclusive content.
Persuasion: Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson focus on issues that affect women, such as how sexism in the workplaces keeps both women and men from truly flourishing.
Andy Stanley: We all hate living with regret. In Andy Stanley’s weekly podcast, you’ll learn how to make better decisions and live with fewer regrets.
Focus Marriage Podcast: Relatable advice for couples from guest speakers. Learn how to build a deeper connection in your marriage.