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Top 10 Podcasts of 2021

May 23, 2022

In February 2020, IBCD launched the Hope + Help Podcast in an effort to host accessible, biblical conversations about life’s challenging problems. Since its launch, the show has been streamed nearly 114,000 times in 50 different countries. We’re thankful to the many guests who have appeared on the podcast and also to the faithful members of our audience, who’ve not only listened to these important conversations, but have shared them with loved ones, church members, and counselees.

Hosted by IBCD Outreach Director Christine Chappell, the Hope + Help Podcast offers interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. In celebration of the work the Lord has done through the Hope + Help Podcast this past year, we’ve compiled the top 10 most streamed episodes of 2021 (as of 12/14/2021) in this post for you to explore. Click the links below to access show notes and stream the conversations online. All of the podcast pages include links to recommended reading resources and/or related topical content available via our extensive online audio library.

Top 10 Podcast Episodes of 2021

1.) Hope + Help for Respectful Communication with Tim Shorey

2.) Hope + Help for Painful Pasts with Lauren Whitman

3.) Hope + Help for Fearful Hearts with Christina Fox

4.) Hope + Help for Aging Women with Sharon Betters & Susan Hunt

5.) Hope + Help for Biblical Illiteracy with Dave Jenkins

6.) Friendship: A Lost Theology in One-Another Care (Men’s Panel Discussion with Jonathan Holmes, Curtis Solomon, & Scott Mehl)

7.) Hope + Help for Depressed Christians with Zack Ewsine

8.) Hope + Help for Toxic Relationships with Ellen Mary Dykas

9.) Hope + Help for Marriage and Family Counselors with Robert Kellemen

10.) Hope + Help for Prayerlessness with John Onwuchekwa

Places to Listen & Subscribe: iTunesSoundCloudSpotifyStream OnlineGoogle Podcasts

Download Podcast Sign for Slides & Displays

Would you like to share the Hope + Help Podcast as a free resource for your local church body? Click here to download a free printable sign you can print for display in your church lobby, resource area, or counseling office. You can also click here to download this image for use in a rotating slideshow before or after church services/events and/or ministry presentations. The QR code directs people to our website, where they can view podcast information and access previous episodes. This is a quick and easy way to invite people to how the gospel of Jesus Christ intersects with some of life’s most challenging problems! For assistance or questions about using this graphic, please email

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