The Matthew West Podcast

The Matthew West Podcast

Joining Matthew on his podcast are some of his favorite artists, authors, athletes, and influencers such as Mark Hall from Casting Crowns, best selling author Max Lucado, Sadie and Korie Robertson, NBA star Cody Zeller, best-selling author and speaker Jon Gordon, and many more. In addition, listeners will be taken behind-the-scenes in each episode to experience some of the powerful stories behind his music. 050184

Episodes

February 28, 2024 15 mins

Today I’m talking about prayer and the temptation we face to try and tell God how to do HIS job! This is for all the backseat drivers out there! A much-needed reminder that we are not in control, but we can learn to pray humbly asking not for our will but for His will to be done.

Let’s go to the Story House!


Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/dont-be-a-backseat-driver

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Join me today as we look at the story of Daniel in the Bible. There are some great lessons to be learned about prayer when we read Daniel’s story and today is all about praying bold and courageous prayers in today’s world.


Let’s go to the Story House!

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Happy Valentines day! Today I’m sharing about my most recent journey as a girl dad, learning how to be a “cheer dad” at the national championships last weekend! Also recapping the Super Bowl and most importantly… Diving into the story of Daniel and learning how to say, ‘no matter what I won’t stop praying prayers of thanksgiving!’

Let’s go to the Story House!


Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/how-to-pray-wit...

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February 7, 2024 29 mins

On today’s episode of The Matthew West Podcast I'll be sharing some of the things I've been up to lately! Between getting my first sunburn of the season and getting pumped about my upcoming book release, the "My Story, Your Glory" Devotional, there's a lot to cover! Join me as I talk about the impact that “Don't Stop Praying” has already had, the Prayer Wall, and share a devotional that's been on my he...

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On today’s episode of The Matthew West Podcast I’m joined by a fellow podcast host, Jamie Ivey. Jamie hails from Austin, Texas, and is a well-known speaker, author, and host of The Happy Hour Podcast with Jamie Ivey. Join us as we talk about taking a “reality inventory” of our lives, the implications of living in a broken world, expectations and comparisons, as well as the grace from Jesus to meet us right where we are. Be sure to ...

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On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by my new favorite artist, Chris Renzema. Chris is a Michigan-raised, Nashville-based, singer/songwriter who creates a niche blend of indie rock, Christian, and folk music. He defies the Christian music "norms" and operates outside of traditional pursuits of music as he composes, sings, & produces his honestly written, orchestral-sounding masterpieces....

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On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by my lovely wife of 20 years, Emily West! Today we'll be talking about our Snow Day activities, cookie-baking habits, and a closeup into the life of the West family! We've savored every second of our slow snow days this week and hope that you're seeing 'God shots' no matter what your week has held. Let's go to the Story House with Emily West...

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January 10, 2024 15 mins

On today’s episode of The Matthew West podcast, I’ll be reading some of the comments that people have made regarding my newest song “Don’t Stop Praying.” This song was written as an encouragement and challenge to myself to be persistent in knocking on heaven’s door… I pray that you feel my passion and conviction behind every word. Don’t stop praying. Let’s go to the Story House!

Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/t...

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January 3, 2024 28 mins

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm going to be talking about new year’s resolutions, committing to doing hard things, choosing a word/phrase to embody in the new year, and... a brand new song coming to you January 5th!! I'm excited for you to hear it and pray that it's an anthem for you in this new year... no matter what it brings. Let's go to the Story House!

Episode resources and more: matthew...

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December 27, 2023 27 mins

On today’s episode of The Matthew West podcast, I’m going to be talking about new music, some of my favorite Christmas movies, and some encouragement for the post-Christmas blues you might feel as you take down the stockings and tree. I hope you will be reminded of the true reason for the season and the hope that we have… even after Christmas is over, the light of the world is still here!

Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com...

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December 20, 2023 31 mins

Join me on today’s episode of The Matthew West podcast as we talk about Christmas and the New Year, my Christmas song "Because of Bethlehem,” and a challenge to celebrate and acknowledge the real message of Christmas. I’m praying that this podcast is an encouragement to you during this Holiday season. Let's go to the Story House with yours truly!

Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/merrychristmasfromthewes...

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December 13, 2023 57 mins

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by the fans who came to Franklin, Tennessee for our second annual Come Home for Christmas weekend event! Join us for this nontraditional podcast as we delve into several questions fans asked, ranging from my music to my family to faith... and everything in between! Let's go to The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee!

Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcas...

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December 6, 2023 48 mins

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by Brady Fineske! Brady and his family live in Ohio and his son Jack, who you'll hear about, was the inspiration behind my song, "I Trust Jesus." Join us as we talk about Jack's life and legacy, finding purpose in our pain, and using our suffering to love and encourage people walking through similar situations. I'm grateful to have had this con...

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On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by Bart Millard, lead singer of MercyMe for part two of our conversation. Join us as we talk about his tried and true songwriting techniques, life with the band, and how he ensures life stays balanced; even as a 30-year touring musician. Be sure to watch/listen to part 1 of this conversation if you missed it and check out all of MercyMe's projects wherever you s...

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On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by fellow sports fanatic, Bart Millard. You may know him as the lead singer of the band that has surely made its statement in Christian Music and beyond, MercyMe! Join us as we talk about our favorite sports teams, recount the story of their hit song 'I Can Only Imagine,' and discover the video of Bart you MUST watch on YouTube... it won't disappoint. Be...

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November 15, 2023 54 mins

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by my friend, Dave Barnes, for part 2 of our conversation. Join us as we talk about inspiration, expectations, and the Beatles, oh my! This interview was more of a passion-filled conversation with my good friend and I'm hoping it leads to a deeper appreciation of music from every listener! Don't forget to stream Dave's newest album "Featherbrained W...

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On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by my friend and comedy legend, Dave Barnes. Dave is a podcast host of “Dadville,” a legendary songwriter, and one of the most gifted comedians I’ve been in proximity to. Join us as we talk about his wide variety of pursuits, victories, passions, and personas. Be sure to tune in next week for even more from Dave Barnes but in the meantime, check out his latest recor...

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November 1, 2023 52 mins

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by award-winning musician, best-selling author, incredibly gifted wordsmith, and now actor, Lecrae. Join us as we talk about being a taxi driver, honing your craft, and not being afraid to step out of your lane. Lecrae is passionate about the songwriting process, pursuing excellence, and now his newest project, playing Gabriel in "Journey to Bethlehem!" Le...

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October 25, 2023 59 mins

Originally from Michigan, AJ is one of my dear friends, a songwriter, producer, and husband, here in Nashville. Join us as we talk about the story of how we met, the process of building a song, what success looks like in the industry, and how I earned the title of matchmaker... essentially. Let's go to the Story House with AJ Pruis!

Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/ajpruis

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October 18, 2023 48 mins

On today's episode of The Matthew West Podcast, I'm joined by Levi Lusko! Levi is a husband, father, pastor, and author, whom I've grown to admire. You may know him from his role as Teaching Pastor at Fresh Life Church out of Montana or as the author of "Through the Eyes of a Lion,” “Swipe Right," "I Declare War," and many others! Join us as we talk about parents' unparalleled influence on their ...

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