The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast

The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 107: Our Nation's Addiction Crisis and the Church
September 23, 2020

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Pastor Ron Smedley of Mission Recovery discusses with Shane Vander Hart the addiction crisis our nation faces and how the Church can help.

Episode 106: Christ Over COVID in Russia
July 31, 2020

Our host, Shane Vander Hart, speaks with Michael Johnson, president of the Slavic Gospel Association, about the work his ministry is doing in the former Soviet Union and their new campaign Christ over COVID. 

Episode 105: Evangelicals and Trump, A Conversation with Dr. Michael Brown
July 23, 2020

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart spoke with Dr. Michael Brown about his new book,  Evangelicals at the Crossroads: Will We Pass the Trump Test?

Episode 104: Rechab Gray Discusses Biblical Justice
July 16, 2020

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Pastor Rechab Gray of Cottage Grove Church in Des Moines, Iowa, and Shane Vander Hart discuss biblical justice, what that means, and how the Church can live it out specifically in the area of racial in.

Episode 103: How Antifa Operates
June 11, 2020

Lt. Col. Sargis Sangari discussed with Shane Vander Hart on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast how insurgency operations are conducted by groups like Antifa. Sangari, a retired U.S. Army officer, is the founder and CEO of the Near East Center for Strategic.

Episode 102: Joni Ernst Previews Iowa's U.S. Senate Race
June 04, 2020

On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, about her expectations entering into the general election phase of Iowa's U.S. Senate race.  She shares what she believes her greatest suc.

Episode 101: Are You Ready for Death?
May 21, 2020

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses dealing with death and planning for death with Jennifer Gumbel, a Christian attorney in southern Minnesota who dubs herself the "Dave Ramsey of death."

Episode 100: A Conversation with Bill Schafer
May 05, 2020

Our host Shane Vander Hart, spoke with Col. Bill Schafer (U.S. Army, ret.), a candidate for the Republican nomination in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District, about his campaign. 

Episode 99: Constitutional Rights & Camping During COVID-19
April 09, 2020

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart gives South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem props about her approach to COVID-19. Then speaks with Mark Hancock, the CEO of Trail Life USA, about the National Backyard Campout on Friday, .

Episode 98: Are Conservative Christians Crippling the COVID-19 Response?
April 03, 2020

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses with Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, founder and national spokesperson with Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, an op/ed in the New York Times that accuses .