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. 

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?

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 injustice.

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 Engagement. He saw extensive combat in the Middle East as a Special Operations Forces soldier and who, after retirement, continues to advise the fledgling Assyrian Christian Army in Iraq known as Dwekh Nawsha with his military expertise.

He noted that fighting in Syria the Assyrian Army lost one of its commanders to a YPG ambush that included members of Antifa in their ranks. He discussed the roots of Antifa, how they are funded, organized, and how they've hijacked peaceful protests within the United States.

Sangari is also running as a Republican in the Illinois 9th Congressional District race.

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 successes and disappointment has been during her first term, and what has surprised her. Ernst tells listeners why she deserves a second term. 

Then Shane plays a clip from a press call with Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann, he discusses how Theresa's Greenfield's record doesn't match her rhetoric on corporate PACS. Greenfield won the Democratic nomination for the Iowa's U.S. Senate race and will challenge Ernst this fall. 

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."

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. 

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, April 17, 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 conservative Christians of hobbling the response to COVID-19 because they "deny science." 

Beisner's group was identified in the article, and he also wrote a response at The Federalist.

For today's episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, spoke with Tony Perkins, the president of Family Research Council, to discuss the persecution of Christians in Nigeria.

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