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Jonathan Woodward

Jonathan Woodward is the podcast producer at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Jonathan Woodward

Men and Women Can Be Friends! Kinda. Sorta. Maybe. Depends.

By Jonathan Woodward — October 11, 2022
In this episode, Katelyn and Roxy discuss their own friendships with men: when and how they've worked — and why they sometimes haven't.

My Utmost Anxiety for His Highest + Charles Marsh

By Jonathan Woodward — October 5, 2022
Katelyn and Roxy are joined by author Charles Marsh as they reflect on the amped up, high stakes nature of an evangelical upbringing.

Why Are Christians Soooo Serious? + Annie F. Downs

By Jonathan Woodward — September 27, 2022
Self-appointed 'fun coach' Annie F. Downs joins Katelyn and Roxy to go deep on being lighthearted. Plus: speed dating!

Moore Fame, Less Peace + Beth Moore

By Jonathan Woodward — August 31, 2022
As it turns out, Beth Moore wouldn’t wish superstardom on anyone. As she told Katelyn and Roxy in this week’s episode, she doesn’t think anyone can thrive under an intense spotlight; they can only hope to survive it.

The Soul Suck of Christian Fame + William Matthews

By Jonathan Woodward — August 24, 2022
William Matthews joined Katelyn and Roxy to discuss life in the performer spotlight, the physical, mental, and spiritual toll it takes, and what happens when you can no longer support the version of Christianity being taught from the stage.

‘Celebrity Pastor’ Is an Oxymoron + Chuck DeGroat

By Jonathan Woodward — August 17, 2022
Stories abound of pastors who started to believe their own hype – and ended up capsizing their church and hurting a lot of people. There are spiritual and relational costs to putting leaders on pedestals.

The Rise of Christian Lady Influencers + Hannah Anderson

By Jonathan Woodward — August 10, 2022
Roxy and Katelyn are back for a four-part summer series on celebrity! First up: Hannah Anderson on why Christian women are flocking to Instagram to influence the heck out of you.
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