058 – Brett McCracken and Sent from Heaven

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week we are lucky enough to have two great guests. First, Rob’s got some grievances to get out about how things went down at the official Spirit Fantasy Football league. Then we’re joined by Amanda and Aubin of Sent From Heaven. Their ministry provides comfort and resources to parents who … Read More

057 – Matthew West

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWith this episode we can FINALLY put to rest the embarrassing behind the scenes story of when I (John) did an ENTIRE interview with Matt Redman but thought I was talking to Matthew West. This time, we talk to Matthew West… and it really is him! His new album “All In” … Read More

056 – Listener Stories: Lori

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS(Listener discretion advised for our interview in the second half of the podcast. We get into some mature subject matter.) After getting his first big shot on Monday Night Football, sideline reporter Sergio Dipp has become an internet meme for what was a less-than-perfect job. So we asked the question: What … Read More

55 – Special Episode

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBy now there’s no doubt you’ve seen and heard some of the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey. On this episode we chat with Chris Chicago of 91.7 NGEN radio in Humble, Texas. Chris and his family were evacuated from their home like thousands of others and is seeing the incredible sense … Read More

054 – Zhanique: American Ninja Warrior

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe welcome Zhanique Lovett, an American Ninja Warrior to our show this week. We find out if she’s as mentally strong as she is physically. Rob saves the day by protecting us from wasting time online and we talk about talking about Jesus.   Thanks for joining us. You can subscribe … Read More

053 – David Dunn

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDavid Dunn joins us as we get ready for Christian Fellowship Night!   Some of our favorite artists tweet their thoughts on Charlottesville and we talk about Daryl Davis, the black man gaining recognition for befriending hundreds of KKK members, causing many of them to denounce their affiliation. It’s been a rough … Read More

052 – For All Seasons

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHear Rob’s answer to “97% of parenting is…” John’s take on eclipse mania and our friends Emily and Johnny (a married couple) from the band For All Seasons participate in the not-so-newly-wed-game. Catchy title huh? Will they be able to get their new single “Higher” played on Spirit or will they … Read More

051 – Greg Sykes

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe’re joined by musician and neighbor to the (way) North, Greg Sykes. We welcome Greg to the Rob and John family by asking him a series of questions about who he is and what makes him tick. Also, we cover some of the shortest held jobs we’ve ever had because you … Read More

050 – Mike and Micah

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week we are joined by TWO very special guests: Micah Tyler and Mike Weaver of Big Daddy Weave. Both artists are coming to Fresno along with We Are Messengers and Jeremy Camp for Kingdom Come at the Big Fresno Fair. So.. we only thought it appropriate to pit these two … Read More

049 – Landry Cantrell

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe’re so excited to have a “new” artist to the Spirit family. And it’s even more exciting that Landry is from just down the street from the Spirit studios. Landy Cantrell grew up in Hanford and recently bought a home in town. We are so excited to get to know him … Read More

048 – Mother’s Day Episode

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe’re celebrating moms this week (and always) on the show. We talk a bit about our moms, take a few calls and even get to chat with special guest Matthew West about his! Philly Jesus also joins us on the show for an interview you don’t want to miss! Don’t forget … Read More

47-Hannah Kerr

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOn today’s show, we talk with artist AND Full Time College Student HANNAH KERR – who’s latest album OVERFLOW is officially in stores as of today!  How she juggles being a touring/recording musician AND taking classes, we don’t know, but we’ll find out.  Hannah also shares about how crazy it is … Read More

46 – MercyMe

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRob and John are back after ANOTHER hiatus, but it’s worth it because we’ve got TWO guests from the band MercyMe – singer Bart Millard, and guitarist Barry Graul sharing about their BRAND NEW album in stores now called “Lifer” and what a huge hit in the Christian music world their … Read More

45 – Jason Gray

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWith Valentine’s Day right around the corner we had to chat about relationships! We talk about two very different reactions to less-than-ideal situations in a relationship. There is one moment of language as a result of playing a video clip (our apologies). And we chat with our friend Jason Gray as … Read More

44 – New Artist Spotlight: Asher

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt is GREAT to be back from a little break!  On this episode, we wanted to get a little insight to another side of music.  We are joined by Daniel Asher, with his band “Asher,” to talk about what the journey to being a new singer/songwriter is like.  We loved getting … Read More

43 – Britt Nicole

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRob and John may (or may not have) been shot at on their way from the Phil Wickam concert… So, that happened. And, they chat with Britt Nicole about Winter Jam! Connect with us on the all new Rob and John Facebook page. 

42 – Micah Tyler & Tim Timmons

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week we have two excellent guests Micah Tyler who will be joining Phil Wickam and Stars Go Dim this week for the “Children of God Tour”. Tim drove up from Orange County to talk about life, music and most importantly, Jesus. This is a conversation you don’t want to miss!

41 – Crowder & Matthew West

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhy did CROWDER burn down a log cabin? Is Matthew West a Cubs fan? These are some of the important question we get to ask in this special double-header interview with two of the biggest artists in Christian music today! Not only that, but they are coming to Fresno next week, … Read More

40 – Phil Wickham & Stars Go Dim

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAnother double-interview episode today!  Phil Wickham joins us to talk about the Children of God Tour and what truth he learned that gave him comfort in a time of silence where he feared he’d never be able to sing again.  Chris Cleveland, lead singer of Stars Go Dim, also joins us … Read More

39 – for King & Country / The Afters

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA special double interview episode today!  Joel Smallbone from for King & Country joins us to talk about their new movie “Priceless” & we talk to Josh Havens from The Afters about their new album “Live On Forever” and some of the difficult battles that they’ve experienced and want to encourage others … Read More

38 – Rend Collective

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGareth Gilkeson, a pastor and founding member of the Irish band REND COLLECTIVE talks with us about how the band got started, and what their goals as a giant family of worship leaders are as they make their way to FRESNO (get more info here)!  John and Rob also are touched … Read More

37 – Crowder

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCrowder joins Rob and John to chat about his new album American Prodigal and his upcoming show in Bakersfield October 14th. Rob and John also take a few minutes to chat about America’s newest phenomena… clowns. Thanks for listening and subscribing… Don’t forget to rate us and let us know what … Read More

36 – Brandon Hatmaker

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBrandon Hatmaker is a father, husband, pastor, author, speaker, and television personality on HGTV and DIY Network, so when does he have any time to be on our podcast or… sleep?  We talk with him about his approach to life in community, being a scary biker, and how life is with … Read More

35 – Ashes Remain

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJosh Smith from the band Ashes Remain joined Rob and John in studio to talk about the band’s new single and what it’s like blending hard rock with worship music. And Rob and John discuss getting older as John had a birthday since our last episode.

34 – Citizen Way

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJohn talks in person with Citizen Way about life on the road, performing for God and the very special reason they came out to play a show in Clovis. It’s also time to talk about the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick… Has it gotten blown out of proportion? Don’t forget to hit … Read More

33 – Jonny Diaz

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJonny Diaz is back in the flesh as we have an honest face-to-face conversation about why its DYE-AZ and not DEE-AZ, what impact the song “BREATHE” has had, how he put down his original dreams of becoming a professional baseball player to becoming a musician, and a LOT more!

32 – Seth & Nirva

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSo excited to talk face to face (to face) in studio with husband and wife duo, SETH & NIRVA, whose latest single “Brother” is making waves as one of the most important messages we need to hear this year.  The couple shares their personal experiences in what they’ve had to learn … Read More

31 – Jonny Diaz

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe catch up with our NEW friend Jonny Diaz (first time on the podcast).  He’s coming out to play at the Fresno Grizzlies game on August 12th, 2016!  We talk about his smash hit song “Breathe,” along with what it’s like to run his own business with his wife (a fitness … Read More

29 – Pastor Elvin Hayes

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMaybe like us, the past few weeks have been tough for you. There is a lot of anger, confusion, hurt, negative feelings and reactions to the events that have happened the past few weeks.  We don’t know if this conversation will help shed some light or comfort you, or make you think … Read More

23 – CJ Casciotta

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAfter 16 years of intermission, DC Talk is back and hitting the open seas, we’ll talk about why that announcement was a bigger flop than they realized. Also, a newlywed couple has the nerve to tell one of their guests that their gift isn’t good enough, and author and speaker CJ … Read More

21 – Newsboys

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSNEWSBOYS’ drummer and all around strong man Duncan Phillips joins us this week for a GREAT interview about touring, what the band’s transition with Michael Tait was like, as well as the film God’s Not Dead 2. Before that though, John and Rob get meta and talk about podcasting, themselves, and … Read More

20 – We Are Messengers

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDarren Mulligan from WE ARE MESSENGERS is our awesome, Irish special guest. He shares his story of coming from a broken life into experiencing real love through the forgiveness of his wife, along with their transition to the states. Before that Rob and John continue the conversation about what it really … Read More

18 – I Am They

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSToday, we’ve got a special IN-STUDIO interview with the band I AM THEY! The guys and girls talk a little bit about what’s new, including how they found new singer in the band, Abbie Parker! You’ll also get to hear them play some songs, including their new single “Make a Way.” … Read More

17 – Citizen Way and Audio Adrenaline

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAnother double guest extravaganza! We chat with Ben Calhoun from Citizen Way about touring and their upcoming album, AND Dave Stovall from Audio Adrenaline about being asked to join a band he grew up listening to. Before that, John and Rob play “Fill in the Headline” and talk about changing their … Read More

16 – Jeremy Camp

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJeremy Camp is today’s guest that we’re so excited to talk to! We talk about the Rock and Worship Roadshow AND a little bit about his time in India. Before that, though, John and Rob talk about a famous man who’s asked Mark Zuckerberg for some cash that he may or … Read More

15 – Mandisa and Newsboys’ Jeff Frankenstein

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA double shot of guests with the wonderful MANDISA and the also wonderful JEFF FRANKENSTEIN from Newsboys join us this week to talk about the Rock and Worship Roadshow and LIFE! Before that, Rob and John get into a discussion about LENT and should we observe it?

14 – Big Daddy Weave

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhat happens when Mike Weaver from Big Daddy Weave invites you on to their tour bus to record a podcast? The batteries die, leaving us to improvise and record the interview as a voice memo on Rob’s iPhone. Still a great conversation about the mission of Big Daddy Weave, and even … Read More

13 – PLUMB

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSPECIAL MID-WEEK BONUS with special guest PLUMB! We get straight to it, talking about music, getting REAL about the aftermath of her separation, near-divorce, and restoration of her marriage. Also, I, Rob, saw what John wrote about me in last ep’s description, and, at least I don’t cry every time I … Read More

12 – The Super Bowl and Chapstique from Family Force 5

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Super Bowl is right around the corner so we thought, well John thought we should talk about it. And Derek from the band Family Force Five joined us as they’re getting ready to join us for the Roadshow February 26th. This is John typing so I’m going to see if … Read More

11 – Jordan Feliz

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJordan Feliz is BACK! Now that his music is heard around the country, he’s getting ready to visit his homeland: the Central Valley. We talk about getting his start, playing with legends in the biz, and his essential eateries in his hometown of Clovis. Before that, Rob and John talk a … Read More

06 – Irina Creek (Operation Christmas Child)

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA rousing game of “Would You Rather,” we talk about MOVEMBER (Or No-shave November), an UBER driver being attacked on camera, and the story of Irina Creek, who grow up in several Russian orphanages and was a recipient of a shoebox gift through Operation Christmas Child, and how her life COMPLETELY … Read More

04 – Danny Gokey

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSinger and former American Idol star DANNY GOKEY joins us for a great conversation about his story, his music, and being a Christian in a non-Christian industry, we also discuss the BACON = CANCER controversy, and REAL talk about relationships.

03 – for King and Country

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLuke Smallbone from for KING AND COUNTRY talks with us about touring and some of the personally moving stories behind the band’s latest songs. Before that we have a round table discussion with two of our coworkers about: Halloween! Is it day to celebrate? Is it evil? Can Christians celebrate it … Read More

02 – Director Jon Erwin (WOODLAWN)

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAnd we are back with a new full episode! Our guest is Jon Erwin, he and is brother wrote and directed the film WOODLAWN, so we talk about Christian films getting better, and the incredible story of how one of the lead actors got his role at the last minute. Before … Read More