Episode 53: Anna Anderson on Protecting Christian Adoption Agencies

Shane Vander Hart discusses the trouble Christian adoption and foster care agencies face with Anna Anderson from American Principles Project on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast.

Episode 52: Civility, The Supreme Court, and Bill Charlier

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the decline of civility in political discourse, Supreme Court news, and has a conversation with Bill Charlier who is running in Iowa House District 32.

Episode 51: A Pimp Politician, Privacy Protected, and SPLC Eats Crow

For this Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast episode, Shane Vander Hart discusses a pimp running for office in Nevada, an important Supreme Court decision for privacy, and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s recent settlement with the Quilliam Foundation.

Episode 50: Jonathan Williams on Iowa’s Economic Outlook

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses Iowa’s economic outlook with Jonathan Williams with the American Legislative Exchange Council. Plus, more Americans think porn is morally acceptable, religious liberty is dead in Canada, and Donald Trump has declared the North Korea summit a success.

Episode 49: Sheila Matheney in Iowa House District 84

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Sheila Matheney, one of four Republican candidates that will be on the ballot in Iowa House District 84 for the primary on June 5th. 

Episode 48: Martin Amos in Iowa House District 84

For this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Martin Amos, a Republican candidate competing in a four-way primary in Iowa House District 84.

Episode 47: Trevor Lynn in Iowa House District 84

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talked to Trevor Lynn who is a candidate in the four-way Republican primary in Iowa House District 84.

Bonus Episode: Brad Price Clarifies His Position on Life

For this bonus episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Brad Price, a Republican candidate in Iowa Senate District 1, wanted to clear the air with our host Shane Vander Hart about his position on life.

Episode 46: Sarah Abdouch in Iowa House District 15

On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart has a conversation with Sarah Abdouch who is a Republican running in a three-way primary in Iowa House District 15 in Pottawattamie County.

Episode 45: Paul Dzubinkski on Innovation in Reaching the Unreached

On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talks to Paul Dzubinski, the Director of Innovation at Frontier Ventures, about how he got into missions, what he does at Frontier Ventures, and some of the innovative ways they are working to reach the unreached. 

Episode 44: Jon Van Wyk in Iowa House District 28

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talks to Jon Van Wyk, a Republican candidate from Sully who is running in the contested primary in Iowa House District 28.

Episode 43: Jeff Janssen in Iowa House District 26

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, talks to Jeff Janssen, who is running in the contested Republican primary in Iowa House District 26.

Episode 42: Jesse Wolfe in Iowa Senate District 1

On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talked with the third and final Republican candidate running in the contested Iowa Senate District 1 Republican Primary, Jesse Wolfe.

Episode 41: Rebel Snodgrass in Iowa House District 26

On today’s episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart takes a look at the contested Republican primary in Iowa House District 26 and has a conversation with Rebel Snodgrass, one of the candidates in the upcoming Republican primary.

Episode 40: Michelle McClain-Walters Discusses Covenant Friendships

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses what it means to have a covenant friendship with Michelle McClain-Walters author of The Ruth Anointing: Becoming a Woman of Faith, Virtue and Destiny.

Episode 39: Brad Price in Iowa Senate District 1

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, we continue our look at the Republican candidates in Iowa Senate District 1. There is a three-way contest for the Republican nomination to challenge State Senator David Johnson (I-Ocheydan) and our host, Shane Vander Hart, interviews the second candidate in this race – Brad Price.