In this age of the pandemic, podcasts are getting more and more popular. Podcasts not only provide a great form of entertainment, but they also provide great information to challenge us in our walk with Christ. Through insightful interviews, great discussions, and the wisdom the comes from scripture, podcasts are a great resource to strengthen our faith in such difficult times. Here are three new podcasts to check out:
1. Matt Redman and Jeremy Riddle's "Redman & Riddle"
Matt Redman and Jeremy Riddle have joined together to launch their new podcast, "Redman & Riddle." The first of eight episodes of the podcast will be available on June 1st at Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
The podcast features a conversation between Redman and Riddle discussing weighty and challenging conversations as they wrestle with what it means to worship the God who is "Holy, Holy, Holy," in a world of "me, me, me." Each episode features a "this" versus "that" format - such as in the first episode they tackle "Encounter vs. Entertainment."
They will also feature two Q&A episodes where they will address questions from listeners who call and leave a voicemail at 1-888-77-GLORY (45679).
2. Kirk Franklin's "Good Words"
Kirk Franklin and Sony Music Entertainment today announced the launch of "Good Words with Kirk Franklin," a new podcast series that welcomes people from every cross section of life who seek inspiration and empowerment. Through intimate conversations exploring faith, redemption, and the realities of today's world, Franklin invites listeners into shared moments with some of the biggest names across entertainment.
Throughout the season, Franklin will lead thought-provoking conversations with some of the most impactful thought leaders, artists and activists, including Chance the Rapper, Chris Paul, Glennon Doyle, H.E.R, Kelly Rowland, and more. Together, they engage and explore their thoughts around race, religion, politics, music and self-expression. The conversations will make space for laughter, joy and lighter moments and Franklin will offer original music penned for the series.
Franklin said, "Good Words is a podcast where culture meets faith, and a place where my guest can be real and open like you have never heard before."
"Good Words with Kirk Franklin" is produced in partnership with Spoke Media. The executive producer is Keisha "TK" Dutes.
Listeners can subscribe to "Good Words with Kirk Franklin" on all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. For more information on other Sony podcasts, follow @SonyPodcasts on Twitter and Instagram.
3. Ryan Stevenson's "Weathering the Storm"
Ryan Stevenson also hosts his own podcast, "Weathering the Storm," via K-LOVE's AccessMore platform. Now in its third season, which launches in September, guests will include Brian "Head" Welch of KORN, Rhett Walker, Jordan St. Cyr, to name a few. Previous seasons have included interviews with TobyMac, Amy Grant, MercyMe's Bart Millard, author of "The Shack" Paul Young, psychotherapist and master teacher of the Enneagram Ian Morgan Cron, MLB legend Darryl Strawberry, Mac Powell, Danny Gokey, and more.