Listening to a Christian podcast is a great way to grow your faith and understanding of God's word from the comfort of your assisted living apartment. Whether you're new to podcasts or want to try something different, there are plenty of inspirational and educational options to choose from. Below, you can find the 10 best Christian podcasts for seniors, from shows that answer pressing theological questions to faith-based comedy.
This inspirational podcast comes from the Pathfinder Church, just a stone's throw from the Autumn View Gardens assisted living community in Ellisville. The Pathfinder Church podcast releases a new broadcast every Monday afternoon that explores central themes from Scripture, provides advice for living faithfully and celebrates key events in the Christian calendar.
Ask Pastor John is the ideal podcast for Christian seniors looking for answers to some of the thorniest theological questions. Pastor John Piper offers his expertise as a theologian and lecturer to tackle complex and challenging topics using evidence from scripture. You can access the podcast on the desiringGod website founded by Pastor John or via Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
This podcast is ideal for anyone wanting to explore current affairs and cultural issues from a biblical standpoint. The Christian Worldview covers a wide array of topics, including economics, politics and health care, with commentary from Christian experts. It also covers various seasonal and moral issues, making it a one-stop shop for theological analysis of any subject you may have questions about.
MPower aims to meet the spiritual needs of men and boys of all ages and provides sage advice for overcoming the challenges faced by Christian men. The podcast is made at the Elim International Center in the UK and places a strong emphasis on equipping and inspiring men to mentor and guide the next generation to live faithfully. It's ideal for senior Christian men who want to play a part in encouraging sons and grandsons to nurture their relationship with God.
By Faith is an inspirational Christian podcast by the popular author and blogger Christine Hoover. In each episode, Christine interviews expert guests to provide insight and guidance on handling life's challenges from a Christian perspective. The show covers diverse topics, including issues facing ministers, coping with illness and grief.
This podcast seeks to inspire and encourage Christian women to pray and grow their relationship with God. Praying Christian Women is hosted by Alana Terry and Jaime Hampton, two inspirational Christian authors living in Alaska. Episodes explore a variety of prayer topics and include listener phone-ins and special guest interviews. Alana also hosts a supplementary podcast called Mindful Christian Prayers that guides listeners through short, effective prompts to help you build daily prayer into your life.
The Take a Pew podcast is a podcast from the UK specializing in lighthearted, quirky content with a Christian focus. Each episode, the hosts interview a minister on a wide range of topics, and the guests come from all walks of life and denominations. Although the podcast focuses on comedy, there are plenty of meaningful messages along the way. It's ideal for times when you need a good laugh in your assisted living apartment and provides some fascinating insights into the lives of church leaders.
As the name suggests, this podcast is ideal for a spiritual pick-me-up over a cup of coffee when you're struggling with life's challenges. Each episode covers common difficulties faced by seniors, such as loneliness, mental health issues and fear with compassion and wisdom. 5-Minutes and a Coffee's primary aim is to provide strength and encouragement to Christians through scriptural teaching and discussion.
Cold-Case Christianity is a fascinating and unique podcast that seeks to explore and defend the Bible's reliability using bona fide investigative techniques used by detectives. The podcast's creator, J. Warner Wallace, is a cold-case homicide detective and committed Christian who also achieved a master's degree in theology. Each episode forensically investigates claims made in the Bible and provides listeners with the knowledge and skills to make a compelling case for following God. If you enjoy the podcast, Warner Wallace's book by the same title is also well worth a read.
In this bite-size and incredibly educational podcast, the theologian and Christian historian Dr. Stephen Nichols follows the history of the Church from its inception to the modern day. 5 Minutes in Church History covers the lives of Christians who shaped the Church's future, inspirational and significant places of worship and crucial events in the Church's history. A unique aspect of the podcast is its diversity, and the content explores worldwide places, people and events to give a comprehensive understanding of the Church's global development.