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.

Episode 38: Carrying Out the Great Commission Among the Unreached

Our host, Shane Vander Hart, for this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast talks with Larry Andrews, the President and CEO of Partners International, about the Church carrying out the Great Commission among unreached peoples, as well as, the upcoming International Day for the Unreached on May 20th.

Episode 37: Can the U.S. Postal Service Avoid a Bailout?

Can the U.S. Postal Service avoid a bailout and begin to turn a profit? Our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast this with David Williams who is President of the Taxpayer Protection Alliance. 

Episode 35: An Opinion Columnist Fired For His Views

This week on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses the recent firing of Kevin Williamson, a prolific conservative writer, at The Atlantic over his views on abortion and capital punishment.

Episode 34: A Conversation With Congressman David Young

On The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Congressman David Young (R-Iowa) talks to Shane Vander Hart about why he voted for the Omnibus bill, President Trump’s tariff proposal, trade, and tax cuts.

Episode 33: Trail Life USA and Boys in Crisis

Boys are in crisis. On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses this with Mark Hancock, the CEO of Trail Life USA, who explains how his ministry helps to address this crisis and the good it does for the boys it serves, as well as, the men who lead local chapters.

Episode 32: Vinnie Vernuccio Discusses Janus v. AFSCME

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart and Vinne Vernuccio, a senior fellow with Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, MI, discuss a current Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME, and the impact it could have on public employee unions.

Episode 31: Iowa Working Families Tax Relief Act

This week on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the Iowa Working Families Tax Relief Act (SF 2383) that passed in the Iowa Senate 29 to 21 with Drew Klein, the Iowa State Director for Americans for Prosperity.

Episode 30: Reaching the Unreached for Christ

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Ruth Kramer, the executive producer for Mission Network News, discussed the effort to reach unreached people groups with our host Shane Vander Hart and highlighted the upcoming International Day of the Unreached on May 20th.

Episode 29: Expanding School Choice in Iowa

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses a bill in the Iowa House that would expand school choice in Iowa with Trish Wilger of Iowa Advocates for Choice in Education and Mark Jacobs of Reaching Higher Iowa.