John Eldredge and Wild at Heart (Audio)

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Let Out the Sails

Allen and John conclude the Sacred Romance series by looking at how to stay in love with God through life's ups and downs. Show Notes: The song featured is "Sails (Live)" by Pat Barrett, Steffany Gretzinger, and Amanda Cook. The past Wild at Heart podcast John references is "The Prayer of Descent" from April 11, 2022.

Apr 03
Counterfeit Lovers

Our Sacred Romance series continues with Craig McConnell's talk on the allure of less-wild lovers. Show Note: Listen to all the sessions from this 2002 Sacred Romance conference at

Mar 27
Your Heart Matters to God

In this third episode of the Sacred Romance series, John, Stasi and Sue swap stories about the unique ways God speaks to our hearts.

Mar 20
Recovering the Romance

Before The Sacred Romance was a book, it was a series of talks from John and Brent Curtis. Part 2 of our series features Brent's 1997 talk on the life of the heart. Show Note: Listen to the entire 1997 Sacred Romance live conference with John and Brent at:

Mar 13
The Lost Life of the Heart

This Sacred Romance series begins with John and Allen exploring how God woos our hearts through beauty and adventure within this love story set in a world at war. Show Note: The David Wilcox song John references is "Slipping Through My Fist."

Mar 06
Redeemed, Recreated, Reinstated

John and Stasi conclude this series on getting ready for Jesus by reflecting on the beauty of the Gospel.

Feb 27
The World's Last Night

As the series continues, John invites some of the Wild at Heart team into the studio to answer this question: How would you live if you knew tonight was the last night?

Feb 20
Getting Ready for Jesus

In part four of this series, John and Allen ask a disruptive question: What would you need to do to be ready if you thought Jesus was returning in your lifetime?

Feb 13
Loving God in Your Pain

In part three of this series, John, Morgan, and Cherie share how to turn your heart back to God in the middle of challenges, resentments, and hard times.

Feb 06
Expectation and Resentment

As the series continues, John, Morgan, and Cherie talk about how today's expectations can unintentionally lead to tomorrow's resentments. Show Note: Wild at Heart podcast intro and outro music features excerpts from the song O Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen.

Jan 30
Vulnerable Places

John and Allen begin this new series by talking about the power of inviting God right into the center of our disappointments, doubts, fears, and temptations. Show Note: Wild at Heart podcast intro and outro music features excerpts from the song O Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen. Used with permission of the artist.

Jan 23
The Eden Option

The world is unraveling but that doesn't have to be our reality. John and Allen discuss Allen's new book, The Eden Option, and how we can choose a Story 1 life in this Story 2 world. Show Note: Read the first section of The Eden Option free at

Jan 16
Kingdom Apprenticeship

John and Morgan discuss how we're all being discipled by something in this world. The goal is to purposely become a disciple, or apprentice, of God. Note: Discover more about the Becoming a King Experience at

Jan 09
Advance Words & Consecration

In their first-of-the-year annual podcast, John and Allen offer fresh counsel on hearing God's advance words and dedicating 2023 to him.

Jan 02
Post-Christmas Recovery

In this last week of the year, John and Allen talk about how to transition well while not making any agreements over what did or didn't happen at Christmas.

Dec 26, 2022
Beholding the King

In this Christmas message, John and Stasi share how we receive greater love, hope, and grace as we fix our gaze on Jesus.

Dec 19, 2022
Christmas Acceleration

John and Allen counter the false sense that we're hopelessly behind for Christmas by offering ways to slow down and be present to what matters most.

Dec 12, 2022
2023 Small Group Possibilities

Now is an ideal time to consider what study or experience to do as a group in 2023. John, Luke, and Allen discuss possible options, including A Year with Men.

Dec 05, 2022
Owning Your Awkward

This week features a Captivated podcast with Stasi Eldredge and guest Nancy Carmichael talking about how God doesn't just love us but actually likes the way he made us.

Nov 28, 2022
This Thanksgiving

John and Stasi reveal how releasing expectations and extending forgiveness can increase our capacity for gratitude in this conversation from Thanksgiving 2021.

Nov 21, 2022
More Jesus Stories - Part 4

As the series concludes, Fintan and Elaine Supple join from Ireland to share stories of Jesus with John and Stasi.

Nov 14, 2022
More Jesus Stories - Part 3

John and Allen talk about how following Jesus is meant to be deeply experiential and how those experiences must be grounded by the testimony of Scripture.  Show Notes: For a pdf of Who I Am in Christ, visit The book John referenced is A Wind In The House Of Islam by David Garrison.

Nov 07, 2022
More Jesus Stories - Part 2

The series continues as John, Stasi, Allen, and Kellye share current stories as well as one revisiting a pivotal childhood event.

Oct 31, 2022
More Jesus Stories – Part 1

In the summer of 2021, we ran a series of conversations we called Jesus Stories. Now we’re circling back around with all-new stories of the significant and small ways we experience Jesus.

Oct 24, 2022
Hearing God in the Big Things

In the second half of this series, John, Alex, and Allen shift to stories of hearing God's voice in weightier issues of life when the stakes are higher.

Oct 17, 2022
Hearing God in the Everyday

John, Alex, and Allen swap stories about what it looks like to ask God for guidance in life's daily decisions—from work deadlines to expectations for this Thanksgiving.

Oct 10, 2022
Healing Rhythms-Part 5

In the series conclusion, John guides you through a time of listening prayer and questions for a life more deeply rooted in God.

Oct 03, 2022
Healing Rhythms - Part 4

John provides space to practice soul care by taking you through an actual experience of how he closes his day in union with God. Show Note: Featured song is "Dancing On the Waves" by Bethel Music, featuring We The Kingdom from the album Peace.

Sep 26, 2022
Healing Rhythms - Part 3

Our deepest need is union with God...but rarely do we structure our life to make this a reality. This week, John and Blaine share simple ways to experience daily soul care.

Sep 19, 2022
Healing Rhythms - Part 2

John and Blaine discuss how to develop the desire and plan for a new way of life that your soul needs for this unique time in history.

Sep 12, 2022