Brian And Kathleen Podcast



Brian and Kathleen are posing questions worth asking in their own quirky style. Its faith-based. Straight-forward. Funnier than we might expect.


  • Atlanta Mass Shooting, and Temptation

    26/03/2021 Duration: 28min

    Why did he do it? Was it racism? Misogyny? Sex addiction? In this week's episode, Brian and Jannelle talk with Dr. Juli Slattery of the "Java with Juli" Podcast about the Atlanta shootings. Specifically, they examine the theological implications of the shooter's professed motive.  See for privacy information.

  • In Search of a Trusted Voice

    19/03/2021 Duration: 46min

    Walter Cronkite was the most trusted voice in America. But he was anchoring the evening news before cable networks like CNN and Fox became a thing. So, do we have a trusted voice now? Do we need one? Take a listen as Brian and Jannelle grapple with trust and bias in the media. See for privacy information.

  • My Gallon vs. Your Pint

    12/03/2021 Duration: 19min

    Life is full of circumstances that don't feel balanced. But what do you do when the imbalance extends into areas of emotion and faith? Listen as Jannelle shares a perspective changing lesson she learned from a friend.  See for privacy information.

  • Check Yo Self Before You Wreck...Yo Marriage

    05/03/2021 Duration: 38min

    Want to improve your marriage? There are ways to do so without even talking to your spouse. Take a listen as the team digs into some introspective marriage advice. See for privacy information.

  • Calling All Ordinary Women!

    26/02/2021 Duration: 36min

    Christian women face a tremendous amount of internal and external pressure. But is this what God really intended for them? Brian and Jannelle talk about an unconventional call to be...ordinary.  See for privacy information.

  • Hope When Your Heart Is Breaking

    19/02/2021 Duration: 10min

    The best day of her life, was also the worst day of his. Listen as Brian and Jannelle speak candidly with evangelist Ron Hutchraft about grieving the death of his wife.  See for privacy information.

  • That Year You Couldn't Stand Your Husband

    12/02/2021 Duration: 26min

    A really famous woman said something edgy about marriage. She said there's been times she's wanted to push her husband out of a window. And long seasons where she couldn't stand him. Does this happen in Christian marriage? Brian and Jannelle have an honest conversation about it.  See for privacy information.

  • The Center of the Universe Isn't You

    05/02/2021 Duration: 19min

    Americans are exhausted and anxious. The future seems increasingly uncertain. Sadly, Christians aren't always a voice of calm in the midst of cultural storms. Maybe we've lost sight of Jesus, and what He expects of us? Brian and Jannelle try to figure that out in this week's episode.  See for privacy information.

  • The Sex Episode

    29/01/2021 Duration: 22min

    God has clear expectations for human sexuality. But what should Christian singles do with their sexual desires? Dr. Juli Slattery of Authentic Intimacy and the Java with Juli Podcast joins Brian and Jannelle this week for a conversation about sexual expression, both inside and outside of marriage.  See for privacy information.

  • Political Division, Violence, and Conspiracy Theories

    22/01/2021 Duration: 28min

    Far too many Christians are spewing political conspiracy theories, and enthusiastically embracing lies about the election. The church desperately needs courageous leaders willing to submit to Jesus, and speak bold and uncomfortable truths. Dr. Russell Moore is one of those men. He's the President of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Don't miss his passionate conversation with Brian and Jannelle about political division, violence, and conspiracy in America.  See for privacy information.

  • The Influence of a Father

    15/01/2021 Duration: 01h07min

    The relationship between father and son is both powerful and impactful. A dad has the wonderful opportunity to be a Godly influence, but also can be the source of pain and trauma. What causes some men to overcome the weaknesses of their dad, and others to fall victim to them? Brian and Jannelle try to figure it out.  See for privacy information.

  • Storming the Capitol

    08/01/2021 Duration: 29min

    January 6th, 2021. Yet another date in American history that will live in infamy. Why did it happen? Who did it? How should Christians respond? Brian and Jannelle talked about all of this and more with a leading political scientist.  See for privacy information.

  • Can Christians Carry Regret?

    01/01/2021 Duration: 12min

    We all make mistakes. And mistakes often lead to intense feelings of regret. But is it wrong for us as followers of Jesus to carry regret? Dr. Crawford Loritts shared passionate thoughts with Brian and Jannelle about it.  See for privacy information.

  • Kanye

    25/12/2020 Duration: 01h05min

    Here it is! As 2020 draws to a close, we've been counting down our top four most downloaded episodes of all time. We've finally arrived at the #1 most downloaded episode of our podcast! He's a rapper, record producer, fashion designer, and songwriter. He's got 21 Grammys. And he's prone to controversial behavior. His latest endeavor? Following Jesus and releasing a Gospel album. What should the church do with Kanye West? Do we welcome him with open arms? Hold him at arm's length? Lift him up as a leader? Guest host Hannah Nitz joins Brian for this timely discussion.  See for privacy information.

  • COVID-19: Logic, Facts, Mythbusting, and Faith

    18/12/2020 Duration: 27min

    As 2020 draws to a close, we'll be counting down our top four most downloaded episodes of all time. This week, we've arrived at #2 on the list. Rumors are swirling. Conspiracy theorists are running rampant. Average Americans are fearful. In the midst of this, followers of Jesus need reliable facts through the lens of faith. In this episode, Brian and Jannelle have a concise and in-depth discussion about the COVID-19 virus with Dr. John Marino. He’s an infectious disease specialist, epidemiologist, and professor. Most importantly, he’s a follower of Jesus. See for privacy information.

  • Three Nuggets

    11/12/2020 Duration: 42min

    As 2020 draws to a close, we'll be counting down our top four most downloaded episodes of all time. This week, we've reached #3. We're all constantly connected. Rarely alone. And yet it's easy to feel an overwhelming sense of isolation. That's where Jannelle found herself recently. And relief came through the wise words of an 80-year-old woman.  See for privacy information.

  • June Twelfth, Not Juneteenth

    04/12/2020 Duration: 01h26min

    As 2020 draws to a close, we'll be counting down our top four most downloaded episodes of all time. This week, we start with #4 on the list. Today is Juneteenth. It’s an important day in American history when the last African American slaves were finally told they’re free. This is particularly impactful as our country is in a cultural moment where we’re finally confronting systemic racism. Brian and Jannelle have been unashamedly discussing these issues from a Biblical perspective with both love and hope. But then June 12th happened. Someone called, and his words altered the course of the entire morning.  See for privacy information.

  • Modern-Day Lepers

    27/11/2020 Duration: 01h04min

    Anonymous was desperate. At the end of her rope. Some days, she just wanted to end it all. Why? She's suffering from a disease many feel is too shameful to discuss in the church. Brian and Jannelle decided to jettison the stigma.  See for privacy information.

  • The Power of a Simple Invitation

    20/11/2020 Duration: 19min

    We make life so complicated. Does it really have to be that difficult to connect with people who don't know Jesus? A ministry leader in Ohio has a powerful reminder about the beauty and simplicity of an invitation.  See for privacy information.

  • The Unseen Epidemic

    13/11/2020 Duration: 36min

    It's not just an American problem. It's spreading across the developed world. A startling number of people are suffering from it, but most aren't willing to admit it. Can Christians help? See for privacy information.

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