Season 8

What Exactly IS the GoodLion Podcast?
- The GoodLion PodcastDecember 14, 202200:32:2029.6 MB

What Exactly IS the GoodLion Podcast?

The GoodLion Podcast is a show that explores the intersection of faith and culture. Hosts Aaron Salvato and Brian Higgins have been doing the show for 8 seasons and have built a loyal audience of young adults and youth who are hungry for authentic conversations about spiritual...

Wake Up To The Mission (Evan Wickham) - Resist Apathy pt 6
- The GoodLion PodcastNovember 03, 202201:13:24100.81 MB

Wake Up To The Mission (Evan Wickham) - Resist Apathy pt 6

Evan Wickham and Aaron Salvato discuss the "Mission of God" and what it means for followers of The Way of Jesus. They discuss their shared background growing up as pastor's kids in evangelical culture, and how easy it is to become apathetic to the mission of the Church. Evan g...

Wake Up To Your Need For Christ - Resisting Apathy pt.5
- The GoodLion PodcastOctober 26, 202200:23:5332.81 MB

Wake Up To Your Need For Christ - Resisting Apathy pt.5

So often we turn to things like money, stuff, safety and security to give us what we need. In doing so, we often grow apathetic towards our true need: Christ.  In this episode, Aaron gives a message pointing us to the reality of our need for a savior. We need to wake up...

Wake Up To Holiness - Resisting Apathy pt.4
- The GoodLion PodcastOctober 13, 202200:33:4346.32 MB

Wake Up To Holiness - Resisting Apathy pt.4

A dive into the concept of God's Holiness and the call for Christians to be Holy. What does Holy even mean? How can we be asleep to this reality? We explore how failing to understand Holiness can cause us to be apathetic in our faith, and discuss how to turn things around and ...

To The Christian Who Has Lost Their Passion - Resist Apathy pt3
- The GoodLion PodcastOctober 04, 202201:08:5594.67 MB

To The Christian Who Has Lost Their Passion - Resist Apathy pt3

Brian and Aaron respond to a message from a listener who 1. admits her struggle with apathy, and 2. also shares some beautiful insight on how to resist it! In this episode we try our best to acknowledge just how easy it is to lose our passion for God, but also just how possibl...

Wake Up To The Love - Resisting Apathy pt.2
- The GoodLion PodcastSeptember 22, 202201:22:50113.78 MB

Wake Up To The Love - Resisting Apathy pt.2

Part 2 of GoodLion's series on "Resisting Apathy." The first step to waking up from the slumber of apathy is recognizing God's story and where we find our place in it. But the next thing we need to discover is the love of God. The love of God is one of the most central themes ...

How To Break Free From Apathy - Uche Anizor | Apathy Series
- The GoodLion PodcastSeptember 14, 202201:22:27113.25 MB

How To Break Free From Apathy - Uche Anizor | Apathy Series

In this episode, Aaron speaks with professor Uche Anizor, author of the book "Overcoming Apathy: Gospel Hope for Those Who Struggle to Care". They discuss the struggle many church kids face, namely, growing up in a Christian environment and feeling "on fire for God", and then d...

Wake Up To The Story - Resisting Apathy pt.1
- The GoodLion PodcastSeptember 07, 202201:10:5765.67 MB

Wake Up To The Story - Resisting Apathy pt.1

Part one of a new series by GoodLion Ministries called "Resisting Apathy". Aaron and Brian speak into the problem of apathy in the Christian life, noting how it is a problem that is born out of complacency and a disconnect from Christ.  Christian apathy is defined as a ...

Is the Bible The Word of God, or is Jesus? - Evan Wickham

Is the Bible The Word of God, or is Jesus? - Evan Wickham

Years ago I heard one of my mentors, Evan Wickham, use a phrase I found compelling. He said: "Jesus is what God has to say." It was powerful and it stuck with me. Over the years I've been mulling over this phrase and thinking about how it intersects with one of the debates tha...

Community - A Mess Worth Making
- The GoodLion PodcastAugust 16, 202200:24:2122.3 MB

Community - A Mess Worth Making

Brian Higgins shares with us about the necessity of community in the Christian life. We are currently living through a post-pandemic cultural moment where many Christians are finding it hard to regain community. We also know many young people who've graduated out of youth grou...

Can a Sin Be Unforgivable?

Can a Sin Be Unforgivable?

Is it possible for a sin to be so bad that Jesus himself can never forgive you? This is a question that’s haunted many Christians, especially in light of the scriptural passage on the “blasphemy of the Holy Spirit.” What does all of this mean? Today on the GoodLion podcast, we ...

Mission Drift, Political Extremes, and Wisdom in the Negative World - Mike Doyle

Mission Drift, Political Extremes, and Wisdom in the Negative World - Mike Doyle

In a cultural moment that is growing hostile towards the Church, it's becoming easier than ever for Christians to slip into mission drift.  “Without careful attention, faith-based organizations will inevitably drift from their founding mission. It’s that simple. It will...

Tim Keller, the War on Winsomeness, & Responding to the "Negative World."

Tim Keller, the War on Winsomeness, & Responding to the "Negative World."

Many Christians now sense the world has shifted. While culture was once positive towards Christianity, we now see a world that has shifted from openness, to indifference, and now hostility. A negative world. Which begs the question... how do we respond to this idea of th...

Abortion, Christians, & The Value of a Life (with Ryan Lynn) / Rebroadcast

Abortion, Christians, & The Value of a Life (with Ryan Lynn) / Rebroadcast

Abortion is a hot button topic that is often debated by both Christians and non Christians. Ryan Lynn (Founder of the Speak Life Collective) is here to challenge us on how we can think through this divisive topic as followers of Christ. In this discussion, Aaron and Brian dialo...

Living In The Negative World - (Mike Doyle)

Living In The Negative World - (Mike Doyle)

Throughout our lives many of us have heard older generations harken back to a time when Christians were accepted, praised, and embraced by the culture. Everyone went to Church on sundays. People seemed to hold a Christian worldview and morality, and it was rare to find som...

The Way of Jesus vs The Way of Peter - #FiresideTheology
- The GoodLion PodcastJune 01, 202200:16:0114.68 MB

The Way of Jesus vs The Way of Peter - #FiresideTheology

Defensive violence, wounded Healers, and how radical enemy-love changes the world! So often as Christians we feel we must defend Jesus and lash out at those who are against Him. Too often we take the path of Peter and chop off the ear of someone who needs healing from Christ. ...

Brian and Aaron Become Dads - (Season 8 Premiere)
- The GoodLion PodcastMay 24, 202201:08:0762.37 MB

Brian and Aaron Become Dads - (Season 8 Premiere)

The GoodLion Podcast is back for season 8! Brian and Aaron sit down for a heart to heart about a recent big change in their lives: becoming fathers!  --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/goodlion/message Support this podcast: https://podcas...