Christ is All: Frank Viola Audio
Reimaginining God’s Eternal Purpose: Part I

Reimaginining God’s Eternal Purpose: Part I

April 21, 2014

The introduction to Frank's messages on God's Eternal Purpose from the 2007 Conference in Southern California. This message is part of an online Master Class given by Frank. If you want to be alerted when the class is open, sign up on the DCL Network | Master Classes Form and you'll be notified.

The 7 Aspects of Christ’s Present-Day Ministry

The 7 Aspects of Christ’s Present-Day Ministry

April 8, 2014

The 94th episode of the podcast, Frank is interviewed on his new book JESUS NOW, and he unveils the 7 aspects of the present-day ministry of Jesus Christ. He then takes a phone call from someone who is very distraught and offers advice.

How to Stop Agonizing Over Finding God’s Will For Your Life

How to Stop Agonizing Over Finding God’s Will For Your Life

March 25, 2014

Frank shares about how to get free from the agony of finding God's will for your life. He talks about the biblical way to discover the Lord's will for your life in peace, freedom, and joy. A liberating message offering wisdom for every Christian, especially those in their 20s and 30s. You can also get a FREE copy of his popular full-length eBook, Rethinking the Will of God (Revised).

Warning: Christian Community Doesn’t Work Without This

Warning: Christian Community Doesn’t Work Without This

March 4, 2014

Frank delivered this message at the 2009 "Reimagining Church Conference" in Toronto, Canada. A sober call to embrace the neglected ingredient that makes Christian community work and the antidote for all of its problems and struggles. Click here for the transcript of a shortened version of this message.

The Christian’s Relationship to the Law

The Christian’s Relationship to the Law

February 26, 2014

Ray Edwards interviews Frank on the relationship between Grace and Law and the Christian's posture toward the Law. This episode is only 11 minutes long.

Someone Didn’t Get the Memo: Being a Christian in a Social Media Saturated World

Someone Didn’t Get the Memo: Being a Christian in a Social Media Saturated World

February 12, 2014

In this episode, Frank Viola and Adrian Warnock discuss what Christians need to know about the online world -- including social media. There are moral and spiritual dimensions to reading and posting online. God's people need to be attuned to His ways as it applies to social media, blogging, email, etc.

What We Haven’t Been Taught About Jesus

What We Haven’t Been Taught About Jesus

February 5, 2014

Frank Viola talks with Dr. Michael Brown about Jesus. Specifically, what many Christians haven't been taught about Him. If this episode stirs your heart toward Christ, please share it with others.

The Gospel of the Kingdom

The Gospel of the Kingdom

January 27, 2014

A powerful message Frank delivered at a discipleship school in Alabama on the gospel of the kingdom. It is part of a Master Class series on the kingdom of God. To get the rest of the series, join the wait list here. To get his book on the gospel of the kingdom, go to Insurgence.org.

My Thoughts on Hyper-Grace & Should I Discontinue This Podcast?

My Thoughts on Hyper-Grace & Should I Discontinue This Podcast?

January 13, 2014

In this episode, Frank weighs-in on the "hyper-grace" controversy. He also asks listeners if he should continue the podcast. Here is the link to give your feedback.

7 New Songs

7 New Songs

December 13, 2013

This episode features seven new songs that Frank has featured on his blog. Click here to read the stories behind each song and the lyrics.

Answers to Hot-Boiling Questions

Answers to Hot-Boiling Questions

November 12, 2013

Frank Viola answers questions that have been submitted by his blog readers. Listen at your own risk. Serious answers are peppered with comedy and spoof. If you don't have a keen sense of humor, DO NOT listen. A music trailer begins and ends the episode.

Drew Marshall Interviews Frank on Mark Driscoll, Zoolander, Mary, Martha, and the Lazarus Story

Drew Marshall Interviews Frank on Mark Driscoll, Zoolander, Mary, Martha, and the Lazarus Story

October 8, 2013

Drew Marshall's new interview with Frank Viola. They discuss Mark Driscoll, Zoolander, Mary, Martha, and the Lazarus Story.

The Church As Seen Through The Eyes of God: Part I

The Church As Seen Through The Eyes of God: Part I

September 17, 2013

The first message in a series of talks that Frank Viola delivered at a Body Life Conference in 2006. The entire the series has been transcribed and expanded, and it's part of the book From Eternity to Here.

Frankly Speaking:  “I Don’t Like Christians” - Why Christianity is a Joke to Countless People Today

Frankly Speaking: “I Don’t Like Christians” - Why Christianity is a Joke to Countless People Today

September 3, 2013

In this episode, Frank talks very candidly about several important matters. As with our other podcasts, a music trailer begins and ends the episode. Click here for Frank's new online discipleship course

Jesus Dramatized: Frank Talks with Fiction Writer Tricia Goyer

Jesus Dramatized: Frank Talks with Fiction Writer Tricia Goyer

August 19, 2013

In this episode, Frank talks with best-selling Christian fiction writer Tricia Goyer about turning "the Jesus story" into drama, bringing it to life.

Reading the Bible in 3D

Reading the Bible in 3D

August 6, 2013

Frank's second session from the NYC Ministers Conference with Scot McKnight, Jon Acuff, and Larry Osborne. For more detail on the subject, see Frank's book Jesus: A Theography. Frank's first session at the NYC Conference is also on this podcast.

God’s Favorite Place on Earth: Sample Chapters

God’s Favorite Place on Earth: Sample Chapters

July 11, 2013

Two chapters from "God's Favorite Place on Earth" by Frank Viola. Click here to order the book at a discount in hardback, kindle, nook, or audiobook.

Bono on Jesus: My Personal Reflections

Bono on Jesus: My Personal Reflections

June 25, 2013

In this episode, Frank Viola shares his reflections on Bono's statements about Jesus Christ which he (Frank) posted on his blog recently. There are three humorous commercials peppered into the episode and it ends with a comical blast from the past.

God’s Favorite Place - 2012 Conference Message Part III

God’s Favorite Place - 2012 Conference Message Part III

June 9, 2013

Message 3 of Frank's conference talks that formed the basis of his bestselling book, God's Favorite Place on Earth. As with all our audios, a music trailer begins it. One of the people who attended the conference wrote a song based on the talks. The song is presented at the end.

God’s Favorite Place - 2012 Conference Message Part II

God’s Favorite Place - 2012 Conference Message Part II

May 25, 2013

Message 2 of Frank's conference talks that formed the basis of his bestselling book, God's Favorite Place on Earth. As with all our audios, a music trailer begins it.

God’s Favorite Place - 2012 Conference Message Part I

God’s Favorite Place - 2012 Conference Message Part I

May 19, 2013

Message 1 of Frank's conference talks that formed the basis of his bestselling book, God's Favorite Place on Earth. As with all our audios, a music trailer begins it.

God’s Favorite Place on Earth - Dr. Michael Brown Interviews Frank Viola. Radio Interviews 2

God’s Favorite Place on Earth - Dr. Michael Brown Interviews Frank Viola. Radio Interviews 2

May 8, 2013

An  explosive new interview. Dr. Michael Brown interviews Frank Viola on some of the profound lessons contained in God's Favorite Place on Earth. This interview contains many surprising moments. You can check out Dr. Brown's radio show at The Line of Fire.

God’s Favorite Place on Earth - What Is It & Why Is It Important to You? Radio Interviews 1

God’s Favorite Place on Earth - What Is It & Why Is It Important to You? Radio Interviews 1

May 1, 2013

Frank Viola explains why God's Favorite Place on Earth affects every Christian today in two short radio interviews. A music trailer begins the episode.

Who Else Wants a Shot of Spiritual Adrenaline For Their Soul?

Who Else Wants a Shot of Spiritual Adrenaline For Their Soul?

April 10, 2013

Frank talks about his study, the upcoming online course called "Living by the Indwelling Life of Christ," the 18 struggles that most Christians face today, how to get a FREE copy of his book, "Rethinking the Will of God" (Revised), and the 25 gifts he wishes to give away in early May. As with many of our podcasts, this one begins with a music trailer.

The Deeper Journey: Part III

The Deeper Journey: Part III

March 13, 2013

Frank Viola's keynote message at a Deeper Christian Life conference in Texas. This is Part III. Parts I and II are now available on the podcast also. The three parts go together, so be sure to listen to them all. As with most of our episodes, there's a short music trailer at the beginning.

The Deeper Journey: Part II

The Deeper Journey: Part II

March 13, 2013

Frank Viola's keynote message at a Deeper Christian Life conference in Texas. This is Part II. Part I and III are now available on the podcast also. The three parts go together, so be sure to listen to them all. As with most of our episodes, there's a short music trailer at the beginning.

The Deeper Journey: Part I

The Deeper Journey: Part I

March 13, 2013

Frank Viola's keynote message at a Deeper Christian Life conference in Texas. This is Part I. Part II and III are now available on the podcast also. The three parts go together, so be sure to listen to them all. As with most of our episodes, there's a short music trailer at the beginning.

How to Start a Blog & Why Every Christian Should Have One

How to Start a Blog & Why Every Christian Should Have One

March 3, 2013

In this episode, Frank talks about why every Christian should have a blog and discusses the steps for creating one from scratch. As with most of our episodes, there's a short music trailer at the beginning.

For God So Loved the World vs. Love Not the World

For God So Loved the World vs. Love Not the World

February 19, 2013

Frank Viola's keynote session from the NCY Ministers Conference. Some of the other speakers were Scot McKnight, Jon Acuff, and Larry Osborne. A music trailer begins the audio.

Do You Make These 8 Mistakes When Reading the Bible?

Do You Make These 8 Mistakes When Reading the Bible?

January 20, 2013

Frank discusses 8 common mistakes that Christians make when reading the Bible.

Steve Brown Interviews Len Sweet & Frank Viola Again

Steve Brown Interviews Len Sweet & Frank Viola Again

December 15, 2012

Steve Brown interviews Sweet and Viola on their book, Jesus: A Theography. For the first time, the authors discuss the one part of the book where they disagreed -- the part that didn't make the final draft. (This podcast removes the commercials.) You can listen to Steve's other interviews at SteveBrownEtc.com and Keylife.org.

Christian Books (CBD) Interviews Frank on Jesus, Biblical Interpretation, and the Gospel

Christian Books (CBD) Interviews Frank on Jesus, Biblical Interpretation, and the Gospel

November 1, 2012

Christian Book Distributors (CBD) interviews Frank on Jesus, interpreting the Bible, and the meaning of the word "gospel" in the first century.

Jesus & the Scriptures

Jesus & the Scriptures

October 17, 2012

RealAnswers.net interviews Frank on Jesus and the Scriptures.

Jesus - A Theography: Introduction

Jesus - A Theography: Introduction

October 9, 2012

The Introduction of "Jesus: A Theography" by Frank Viola and Leonard Sweet. The detailed endnotes are not included in this audio. Click here to order the book at a discount in hardback, Kindle, or audiobook.

The Untold Story Behind “Jesus: A Theography”

The Untold Story Behind “Jesus: A Theography”

September 24, 2012

Frank shares the behind-the-scenes history of his new book with Leonard Sweet, Jesus: A Theography.

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part V

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part V

July 27, 2012

Frank Viola concludes his series on Colossians. In this talk, Frank expounds Colossians 3 to the beginning of 4. To sign up for the future Master Class that contains all the messages in this series, go to Viola's Master Classes.

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part IV

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part IV

July 6, 2012

Frank Viola ministers Christ out of Paul's letter to the Colossians. This talk expounds Colossians 1:24-29. To hear Frank unfold the first part of Colossians 1, listen to his conference message "Epic Jesus" also on this podcast. To sign up for the future Master Class that contains all the messages in this series, go to Viola's Master Classes.

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part III

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part III

June 15, 2012

Frank Viola ministers Christ out of Paul's letter to the Colossians. This talk sketches the big picture of Colossians 1 and 2. To sign up for the future Master Class that contains all the messages in this series, go to Viola's Master Classes.

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part II

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part II

June 8, 2012

Frank Viola ministers Christ out of Paul's letter to the Colossians. This talk gives the main points of the letter with some practical advice. To sign up for the future Master Class that contains all the messages in this series, go to Viola's Master Classes.

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part I

Encountering Christ in Colossians: Part I

June 1, 2012

Frank Viola ministers Christ out of Paul's letter to the Colossians. This talk covers the historical background of the letter. To sign up for the future Master Class that contains all the messages in this series, go to Viola's Master Classes.

Living in the Divine Parenthesis

Living in the Divine Parenthesis

February 11, 2012

Frank weighs-in on the outreach vs. inreach debate among Christians (evangelism/social justice vs. community/communion), approaching it from a unique perspective and giving a clarion call regarding God's mission in the earth. (There are actually two messages combined into one audio.) The supplemental resources mentioned in the talk can be found on Frank's blog

I’m Back

I’m Back

January 17, 2012

After being on a blog sabbatical for 8 months, Frank Viola resumes blogging. Click here to read his blog: "Beyond Evangelical."

Epic Jesus: The Christ You Never Knew

Epic Jesus: The Christ You Never Knew

September 4, 2011

A stirring message that unveils the epic greatness and glories of Christ. Delivered at the 2011 Momentum Conference. Frank's online course, Living by the Indwelling Life of Christ, makes this message practical.

God’s Dream: What Does It Look Like?

God’s Dream: What Does It Look Like?

August 10, 2011

In this podcast, Frank shares on the dream of God and explores four aspects of the Lord's grand mission, answering the question, "what does it look like today?"

The $25,000 Give-Away

The $25,000 Give-Away

July 29, 2011

Listen to this episode and post your answer in the comments section on Frank's blog. That is, if you want to win $25,000. Do not post your answer on this page.

Building Your Spiritual Library: Thoughts on Christian Books

Building Your Spiritual Library: Thoughts on Christian Books

July 22, 2011

In this episode, Frank talks candidly about Christian books, reading, and building a spiritual library.

Beyond Evangelical

Beyond Evangelical

July 6, 2011

Frank talks about the present shift in Christianity today and the future shape of evangelicalism. Also read the supplemental article You Are Not Alone - Moving Beyond Evangelicalism.

If God Is For Us

If God Is For Us

June 30, 2011

Frank speaks on the glorious conclusion of Romans 8. Delivered at the Infusion Ohio Conference. The rest of Frank's talks on Romans will be part of an upcoming Master Class. If you want to be alerted when the class is available, sign up on the DCL Network | Master Classes Form and you'll be alerted when it's released.

Living by the Spirit

Living by the Spirit

June 23, 2011

Frank shares on living by the Spirit of Christ from Romans 8. Romans 7 is addressed as well for the context. Delivered at the Infusion Ohio Conference. The rest of Frank's talks on Romans will be part of an upcoming Master Class. If you want to be alerted when the class is available, sign up on the DCL Network | Master Classes Form and you'll be alerted when it's released.

Why I Don’t Advocate House Church

Why I Don’t Advocate House Church

May 23, 2011

In this detailed interview, Frank answers many questions about his message and ministry. Frank also covers the difference between "house church" and "the organic expression of the kingdom of God" (or ekklesia). He explains why he's not an advocate of "house church," which is something quite different.

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