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Top 10 Christian Podcasts

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My latest toy is a video iPod. I've quickly discovered a whole new world of listening possibilities. Besides audio books, music, and the Bible, I'm having a great time listening to my favorite Bible teachers. The list below contains my own personal favorite Christian Podcasts.

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1. The Living Word - Pastor Danny Hodges

Pastor Danny Hodges has served as Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel St. Petersburg in Florida since 1984. Not only is he my favorite Bible teacher, he is my senior pastor as well. He teaches verse-by-verse, book-by-book through the entire Word of God with a genuine sense of realness and a humorous, down-to-earth style that brings God's Word right to where you live.

2. Desiring God - John Piper

John Piper is the pastor of Preaching at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has written more than 20 books. John Piper's goal through Desiring God Podcast is to "spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ."

3. Living Proof with Beth Moore - Beth Moore

Beth Moore is the founder of Living Proof Ministries. Her goal is to teach women how to love God's Word and how to depend on it for life. She has written several books and group Bible studies, including Breaking Free and Believing God. Beth Moore is an energetic communicator and a wonderful storyteller.

4. A New Beginning - Greg Laurie

Greg Laurie is the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California. He has written several books and is best known for his evangelistic outreaches called Harvest Crusades. A New Beginning is Greg Laurie's nationally syndicated radio program.

5. Thru the Bible - Dr. J. Vernon McGee

Dr. J. Vernon McGee served from 1949 - 1970 as the pastor of the historic Church of the Open Door in downtown Los Angeles. He began his teaching Thru the Bible in 1967. After retirement from the pastorate he established a radio headquarters in Pasadena and continued his Thru the Bible radio ministry. He passed away on December 1, 1988. Thru the Bible will take you through the entire Bible in just five years, going back and forth between the Old and New Testaments with Dr. McGee's passionate, practical and timeless teaching style.

6. Precepts for Life - Kay Arthur

Jack and Kay Arthur founded Precept Ministries International in 1970 as a Bible study for teens. Today it is an international ministry with the purpose of establishing people in God's Word through the Inductive Bible Study Method. Kay Arthur has written more than 100 books and Bible studies.

7. Ask Hank - Hank Hanegraaff

Hank Hanegraaff is the president of the Christian Research Institute. He hosts the Bible Answer Man radio broadcast. He and his guests have the goal of equipping Christians to defend their faith against false teaching and helping them strengthen their walk with Christ. Hank Hanegraaff considers the Bible to be "the source and final court of truth."

8. In Touch - Dr. Charles Stanley

Dr. Charles Stanley is the pastor of First Baptist Church of Atlanta, founder of In Touch Ministries and author of more than 45 books. As a practical teacher with a strong sensitivity to people's needs, he is gifted at presenting biblical truth for everyday living. Dr. Stanley's mission is to get the Word of God to "as many people as possible, as clearly as possible, as irresistibly as possible, and as quickly as possible–all to God’s glory."

9. Let My People Think - Ravi Zacharias

The radio program of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries is one that will appeal to Christian apologists. The program explores "issues such as life's meaning, the credibility of the Christian message and the Bible, the weakness of modern intellectual movements, and the uniqueness of Jesus Christ." Besides writing several books, Ravi Zacharias has spoken in more than fifty countries and in many universities worldwide, including Harvard and Princeton.

10. SearchLight - Jon Courson

Jon Courson is the founding pastor of Applegate Christian Fellowship in Southern Oregon. His passion is to raise up young men as pastors for the next generation and therefore, he has established a Pastor Training School. Jon Courson speaks nationally and internationally at churches, conferences and retreats. He has written several books and his SearchLight radio program broadcasts to more than 400 radio stations daily.

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