Viral Jesus is a podcast from Christianity Today about digital communication and the power of social connections. Join author and communication scholar Heather Thompson Day as she dives deep with ministry leaders, content creators, and social media influencers to find out how they're starting important conversations, building community, and sharing their faith in digital spaces.
Episode 38|48minChristina Edmondson: How to Stop Feeling ‘Othered’
Effective intercultural ministry means coming to terms with your own cultural identity.
Episode 37|38minMaryanne J. George: Still Talking to Jesus
The Maverick City singer on her family’s legacy of faith, living with anxiety, and how the pandemic helped make “Old Church Basement” go viral.
Episode 36|45minJoe Jensen: Discipleship by Screen
How social media is forming and deforming our souls—and what the church should do about it.
Episode 35|42minYork Moore: From Angry Atheist to TikTok Evangelist
Why this InterVarsity leader would rather laugh on TikTok than rant on Twitter.
Episode 34|36minDeVon Franklin: It Takes a Village
How the women in his life pointed DeVon to Jesus every step of the way.
Episode 33|43minKaren Swallow Prior: The Work Is the Platform - Part II
How a platform is different from a calling.
Episode 32|45minKhristi Lauren Adams: Platforms, Publishing, and Parables
How the author of "Unbossed" and "Parable of the Brown Girl" is inspiring a new generation of Christian women.
Episode 31|50minBrandon J. O’Brien: Scripture as a Cross-Cultural Experience
Reading the Bible without cultural blinders.
Episode 30|38minKatie Schnack: Standing in the Gap Decade
Faithfully navigating adulthood’s necessary detours and delays.
Episode 29|41minAshley Hales: Trading Hurry for Delight
The wisdom and beauty of living within God’s limits.