Listening In


Listening In

Listening In is a half hour interview program that features discussions with newsmakers and thought leaders, hosted by Warren Smith. Listening In goes beyond talking points, for real and in-depth conversation. Each week, Warren chooses knowledgeable guests and meaningful topics, and brings a depth and level of candor not often found in mainstream media. In this way, Listening In personalizes the stories and perspectives of its guests, resulting in highly engaging and memorable programming. You’ll hear conversations with popular musicians, Christian thought leaders, makers of movies and television, respected authors, and key political leaders.

May
17
A conversation with Glenn Stanton

This week, Warren Smith talks with Glenn Stanton, the director of Global Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family, and the author of a new book: The Myth of the Dying Church: How Christianity Is Actually Thriving In America And Around The World.

May
10
A conversation with Ken Harrison

This week, Warren Smith talks with the new president of Promise Keepers, Ken Harrison.

May
3
A conversation with Caleb Kaltenbach

This week, Warren Smith talks with a man who was raised by three gay parents, Caleb Kaltenbach.

Apr
26
A conversation with David and Jason Benham and Devon Franklin

This week, Warren Smith talks with brothers David and Jason Benham, who served as emcees for the NRB conference, as well as the producer of the new movie Breakthrough, Devon Franklin.

Apr
19
A conversation with Patti Garibay and Mark Hancock

This week, Warren Smith talks with the leaders of two fast-growing youth organizations that are providing Christian alternatives to the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.

Apr
12
A conversation with Abby Johnson

This week, Warren Smith talks with former abortion facility manager turned a pro-life activist, Abby Johnson.

Apr
5
A conversation with The Erwin Brothers and Rick Eldredge

This week, Warren Smith talks with two movie producers at the recent National Religious Broadcasters convention in Anaheim, California.

Mar
29
A conversation with Claire Gibson

This week, Warren Smith talks with novelist Claire Gibson.

Mar
22
A conversation with Kara Tippetts

This week, four years since her death, hear an encore performance of a conversation Warren Smith had with Kara Tippetts just a few months before she died.

Mar
15
A conversation with Ralph Reed

This week, Warren Smith talks with Christian political activist Ralph Reed.

Mar
8
Conversations with Dan Forest, Leonard Leo, and Kelly Shackelford

This week, Warren Smith talks with North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest, The Federalist Society's Leonard Leo, and a man who helped take the Bladensburg Cross case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, First Liberty's Kelly Shackelford.

Mar
1
A conversation with Michael Martin Murphey

This week, Warren Smith talks with singer and songwriter Michael Martin Murphey.

Feb
22
A conversation with Jonathan Rogers

This week, Warren Smith talks with novelist and Flannery O'Connor biographer Jonathan Rogers.

Feb
15
A conversation with Tim Padgett

This week, Warren Smith talks with author and editor Tim Padgett about his new book on evangelicals and war.

Feb
8
A conversation with Doug McKelvey

This week, Warren Smith talks with songwriter, author, and liturgist Douglas McKelvey.

Feb
1
Conversations at Evangelicals for Life

This week, Warren Smith talks with Russell Moore, Lauren Green McAfee, and Kristen Waggoner at the Evangelicals for Life conference.

Jan
25
A conversation with Joseph Loconte

This week, Warren Smith talks with professor and author Joseph Loconte.

Jan
18
A conversation with John Patitucci

This week, Warren Smith talks with jazz bass master John Patitucci.

Jan
11
A conversation with Raleigh Sadler

This week, Warren Smith talks with author and human trafficking fighter Raleigh Sadler.

Jan
4
A conversation with Wayne Grudem

This week, Warren Smith talks with author and theologian Wayne Grudem.