Podcasts for Young Adult Christians

“Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.”

Hebrews 13:7

What we see, read, and hear influences us. It is becoming harder to find positive, uplifting, and faith-based material today. Y4O wants to encourage you to find podcasts that respect you, appreciate your faith, and influence your obedience to God. Take a look at some of our top picks.  


“The Leadership Podcast” by Craig Groeschel is perfect for future and current leaders. This podcast is highly recommended by Jennifer Hand, Y4O co-founder. She states Groeschel’s informative and practical teaching techniques apply to all leadership styles, Christian or not. Each podcast is only 30 minutes and Craig is known for getting right to the point. “The Leadership Podcast” can be found on all podcast platforms. 


Y4O Creative Director, Sage Boysen, says “the ‘First15’ podcast does a wonderful job of creating a relaxing way to start your day while also growing your relationship with God”. This free daily devotional focuses on a special connection between believers of all backgrounds directly to God. “First15” offers an easy-to-use app that provides daily devotionals, curated worship, and guided prayer. Sage suggests listening in the morning so you can reflect on the message throughout your day. More details on “First15” can be found here


“Think Biblically: Conversations on Faith and Culture” from Biola University shares “cultural topics for Christians in their discussions” according to Terry Hand, Y4O founder. This weekly podcast investigates issues both the world and church are facing. The hosts, Sean McDowell and Scott Rae offer Christian perspectives and insights into these significant issues. Taking a deeper look into how we can engage with today’s complex society from a Christian worldview. You can listen to “Think Biblically: Conversations on Faith and Culture” on most podcast platforms.  


Jennie Allen, host of “Made for This” podcast shares both interviews and teachings. She encourages listeners to live out what they believe. “Her podcast shares inspiration and motivation”- Brittany Weston, Y4O Communications Intern. Allen focuses on spreading joy and helping others find the God-given purpose placed in their lives. Discover conversations about how God sets us free from our struggles and setbacks with “Made for This” Available on most podcast platforms.


Rebecca Clark, Director of Connections, shares “The Bible Recap – Bible in a Year.” The host, Tara-Leigh Cobble, breaks down passages of scripture into 5–10-minute episodes. She reviews the bible in chronological order and invites listeners to not only listen and read the bible but love and apply what it says to their daily living. Rebecca says this is the perfect podcast to pair with your daily bible reading. You can listen to “The Bible Recap – Bible in a Year” on most podcast platforms and learn more here


Sadie Robertson-Huff hosts the “WHOA That’s Good” podcast sharing relevant topics in the Christian faith. Sadie, an avid Christian businesswoman, shares conversations and advice from athletes, musicians, authors, and more. She emphasizes the importance of Christian mentors and the advice and wisdom they have to give. “It can feel like the advice is directly for me!”-Rebecca Clark. Find “WHOA That’s Good” on all podcast platforms. 

Author: Brittany Weston, Communications Intern