Christian Podcast Community 2018 Christian Podcast Awards

Written by Andrew Rappaport

January 28, 2019

Join Coleen Sharp and Andrew Rappaport as they discuss the best Christian podcasts and podcast episodes of 2018.

check the full list at the Christian Podcast Community Awards page

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Best podcasts

  • Wretched Radio
  • Theology Driven
    • Three guys hop in a car, drive around town, and discuss various topics and events through a biblical lens, letting proper theology drive the conversation.
  • The Dividing Line – Alpha and Omega
  • The Briefing
    • The Briefing is a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.
  • Mortification of Spin
    • Mortification of Spin is a weekly casual conversation about things that count. Carl Trueman, Todd Pruitt, and Aimee Byrd serve up a humorous, informal podcast with bite. Join this engaging and thought-provoking conversation on the challenges the Church faces and what counts in the Christian life.
  • Growth Project Radio
    • Growth Project Radio is a fresh new show with Dr. Danny Purvis and Robert Houghton discussing everything from Theology to the Arts. All through a Biblical worldview. If you are a Christian and enjoy deep, yet real discussions, then this show is for you! Recorded Live.
  • Stand to Reason
    • This podcast rebroadcasts our weekly radio program. Our purpose is to help Christians think more clearly about their faith and to help them make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity. Released every Wednesday.
  • Viewpoint on Mormonism
    • The radio show and podcast of Mormonism Research Ministry
  • The Thinking Fellows
    • The Thinking Fellows is a podcast that explores theology, history, and apologetics. Hosted by Caleb Keith and Drs. Rod Rosenbladt, Scott Keith, and Adam Francisco. Join these great thinkers for meaningful conversations.
  • Voice of Reason
    • Chris and Rich explore biblical theology and practical application in a weekly podcast.
  • Freed Thinker
    • A Tyler Vela Collective. For more information check me out at Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter. Click it! Follow it! Love it!
  • 5 Minutes of Church History
    • 5 Minutes in Church History, hosted by Dr. Stephen Nichols, is a weekly podcast that provides an informal and informative look at church history. Join us each week as we take a brief break from the present to go exploring the past. Travel back in time as we look at the people, events, and even the places that have shaped the story of Christianity. Each podcast offers an easily digestible glimpse of how the eternal, unchangeable God has worked in the church over prior generations, and how this can encourage us today. This is our story—our family history.
  • Fighting for the Faith
    • This is a program that defends the Christian Faith from attacks from both inside and outside of the visible Church. Think of this program as theology on roller blades. We name names as well as expose errors and heresies. We also try to have a little fun along the way. Topics include apologetics, doctrine, and the Good News that Jesus Christ is God in Human Flesh and that He Died for the Sins of the World.
  • Just Thinking
    • A podcast discussing social issues from a biblical Worldview with Darrell Harrison and Virgil Walker


Best episodes


Best Secular Podcasts

  • The Audacity to Podcast
    • I believe anyone can share a message to change the world, and podcasting is the BEST way to spread that message! I’m Daniel J. Lewis and this is where I give you the guts and teach you the tools to launch or improve your own podcast for sharing your passions and finding success! I cover all things podcasting: audio gear, video equipment, editing software, WordPress and plugins, social media promotion tools, marketing, and more with understandable in-depth information and easy-to-follow steps. If you want to know how to podcast or grow the show you already have, this show is for you! Have a podcasting question or suggestion? Email or call (903) 231-2221. Please subscribe and I will give you THE AUDACITY to podcast!
  • The Ben Shapiro Show
    • The Ben Shapiro Show brings you all the news you need to know in the most fast moving daily program in America. Ben brutally breaks down the culture and never gives an inch!
  • Curiosity Daily
    • Get smarter in just a few minutes every day. With a timely blend of cultural trends, life hacks, and developments in science and technology, you’ll learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer from will help you understand the world better.
  • The Vanished Podcast
    • Covering missing persons
  • 99% invisible
    • Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we’ve just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at
  • Dr. Death
    • Dr. Death is a 2018 podcast produced by Wondery that tells the story of Christopher Duntsch, a Texas surgeon who was convicted of gross malpractice after thirty-one of his patients were left seriously injured after he operated on them, and two patients died during his operation.
  • Imagined Life
    • What is it like to be famous before you’re famous? What is it like to walk in the shoes of another person? Each episode of Imagined Life takes you on an immersive journey into the life of a world-famous person. It’ll be someone you may think you know, even admire — or maybe the opposite. You’ll get clues to your identity along the way. But only in the final moments will you find out who “you” really are. So sit back, let go, and — imagine your life, with our hosts, Oscar nominated Virginia Madsen and celebrated voice actor Robbie Daymond. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John.


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