Breaking into the political commentary business is hard. On this podcast episode, Matt chats with author Stephen Kent about how to do it—and how to develop the kind of attitude that allows you to survive punditry long enough to have a fulfilling career.
Bruce Mehlman returns to the podcast to discuss his latest infographic slideshow, “The 2020 Elections: And the Future of American Politics.”
Ravi Zacharias has spent the past 45 years commending the Christian faith and addressing life’s great existential questions of origin, meaning, morality, and destiny with eloquence and grace. During this episode, he talks with Matt about the importance of apologetics, why all religions aren’t the same, the importance of civility, and the problem of emptiness and suffering.
Can the 2020 Democrats woo faith voters away from Trump? Matt talks with Michael Wear, who directed faith outreach for President Obama’s historic 2012 re-election campaign, about why a lot of faith voters are finding themselves politically homeless.
Justin Herman hosts the Controlled Chaos Junior High Ministry Podcast. A few months ago, he started asking Matt for advice on how to book guests, and that advice has paid off. On this episode, the two discuss the importance of mentors.
After Matt tweeted about Joe Biden exaggerating about “Jim Crow sneaking back in,” Eugene Scott penned a response column, titled: “Joe Biden evoked Jim Crow when discussing current voting laws. He’s not wrong.” On today’s podcast, Scott, who writes about identity politics for The Fix at The Washington Post, talks with Matt about the uproar–and the legacy of Jim Crow.