Steve Brown Etc.

Steve Brown Etc.

Steve Brown, Etc. is a nationally syndicated talk show featuring discussion, comedy, and interviews designed to explore what it’s like to live out Steve Brown’s teaching on grace and freedom.

Love him or hate him, Steve always draws a crowd. For over 25 years, as founder and president of Key Life Network, Steve's unique blend of orthodoxy and controversy, humor and profundity, and a refusal to play religious games, has attracted some interesting folks. Steve Brown, Etc. is a show where you can hang out with Steve "and the rest" and experience radical freedom, infectious joy and maybe even a bit of surprising faithfulness.

Awe - Paul Tripp 2016/01/25, 14:00
Awe - Paul Tripp

Most Christians think our biggest problem is with keeping God's Law. If we could just follow the rules, God would be happy with us and our lives would&nbsp;be blessed. I mean, what would Jesus do? But Paul Tripp says we don't have a Law problem, we have an awe problem.<br><br>Join Paul Tripp on&nbsp;Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;for a quite deliberate&nbsp;discussion of his new book Awe: Why It Matters for Everything We Think, Say, and Do.&nbsp;You'll see that nothing makes us stand in awe like&nbsp;God's unconditional love for the unlovely.<br><br>Paul Tripp is a pastor, best-selling author, popular speaker, and the president of Paul Tripp Ministries. Connect with him at

A Family Apart - Craig A. Steffen 2016/01/18, 14:00
A Family Apart - Craig A. Steffen

Craig Steffen knew his mother abandoned him and disappeared in the family car never to be seen again. He knew his father was gone too. He knew he was adopted. But he didn't know much more until his adoptive parents died and, for the first time, he felt free to dig into his family's past.<br><br>Join Craig on Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;as he talks about uncovering tragedy, injustice, and&nbsp;murder in his personal history, and how finding his identity as a beloved son of God has helped him to heal.<br><br>Craig Steffen is an entrepreneur, educator, and the author of A Family Apart: Sleuthing the Mysteries of Abandonment, Adoption and DNA.

Christ Hold Fast - Elyse Fitzpatrick & Dan Price 2016/01/11, 15:00
Christ Hold Fast - Elyse Fitzpatrick & Dan Price

You've probably played a game of telephone before. Start with a room full of people. One person whispers a message to the next, and so on, until the last person announces the message to the group. Often, things have been lost and distorted along the way.<br><br>You ever wonder if something like&nbsp;that has happened to the good news of Jesus?<br><br>Join Elyse Fitzpatrick and Daniel Emery Price from on Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;for some freeing gospel clarity. Then join them, Steve Brown, and a bunch of radical gracers&nbsp;at the Christ Hold Fast Conference for more!<br><br>Elyse Fitzpatrick is a popular speaker and author of a bunch of books, including the soon-to-be-released&nbsp;Home: How Heaven and the New Earth Satisfy Our Deepest Longing.<br><br>Dan Price is the head honcho at Christ Hold Fast, a pastor, and the author of the upcoming book Scandalous Stories: A Sort-Of Commentary on Parables.

You’re Gonna Suffer… Happy New Year! 2016/01/04, 14:00
You’re Gonna Suffer… Happy New Year!

What's up with all the heavy stuff&nbsp;in Key Life's top 10 posts from 2015?&nbsp;Well, the truth is that our sin and suffering open&nbsp;the door to a realization of God's unconditional love. It sucks, but it's true. Let's talk.<br><br>Join the crew from Steve Brown, Etc.*&nbsp;for a program that's two&nbsp;parts navel gazing, three parts self-promotion, and the rest of the parts an honest reflection on&nbsp;grief, pain, and God's radical grace.<br><br>*This would have been the first&nbsp;Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;of 2016, but Steve went on vacation. That means this is just&nbsp;Etcetera: Erik, Cathy, Justin, Zach... and maybe Sally Lloyd-Jones.

Who Was Adam? - Dr. Fazale Rana 2015/12/28, 15:00
Who Was Adam? - Dr. Fazale Rana

Who was Adam? Your answer to that question will determine how you answer the next one: Who are you?<br><br>Join biochemist Dr. Fazale&nbsp;Rana&nbsp;from Reasons to Believe&nbsp;(RTB) on&nbsp;Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;as we discuss&nbsp;RTB's&nbsp;scientifically testable creation model for human origins. Can genetics and paleoanthropology give us hope that we're actually beloved children of God instead of cosmic accidents?<br><br>Along with astrophysicist Dr. Hugh Ross, Dr.&nbsp;Fazale&nbsp;(Fuz)&nbsp;Rana&nbsp;is the co-author of&nbsp;Who Was Adam?: A Creation Model Approach to the Origin of Humanity. He writes and speaks extensively about the evidence for creation emerging from biochemistry, genetics, human origins, and synthetic biology. As vice president of research and apologetics at RTB, Fuz is dedicated to communicating to skeptics and believers alike the powerful scientific case for God's existence and the Bible's reliability.

SBE Christmas Special 2015/12/21, 15:00
SBE Christmas Special

Are your Christmas traditions becoming a burden? It happens. What starts out as a life-giving reminder of God's love can easily become yet another item on a long Christmas to-do list. Check it off and you're one step closer to getting it all over with. There is another way.<br><br>Join Steve and the crew as they talk about the love, joy, peace, and hope that comes from chucking traditions and following the fresh wind of the Christmas Spirit.<br><br>From everyone here at Key Life Network and&nbsp;Steve Brown, Etc., Merry Christmas!

People to Be Loved - Preston Sprinkle 2015/12/14, 15:00
People to Be Loved - Preston Sprinkle

The deepest message of the Bible is God's unconditional love for sinners and sufferers. It's all about radical grace. But how do we reconcile that with the Bible's prohibition of homosexuality?<br><br>Join Dr. Preston Sprinkle on&nbsp;Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;for a discussion of his new book, People to Be Loved: Why Homosexuality Is Not Just an Issue. Scripture challenges everyone to humbly accept what it has to say about how we love one another in light of God's love for us.<br><br>Preston Sprinkle earned his PhD in New Testament from Aberdeen University in Scotland. He's the Vice President for Eternity Bible College's Boise campus and the author of numerous books including the&nbsp;New York Times&nbsp;best-seller&nbsp;Erasing Hell, which he co-wrote with Francis Chan.

The Reckless Love of God - Alex Early (Re-Air) 2015/12/07, 14:00
The Reckless Love of God - Alex Early (Re-Air)

"Jesus loves you." We've heard it so often that the radical truth of that simple statement has lost its power. God's startling love has been reduced to a bumper sticker. Alex Early is here to help.<br><br>Don't miss Alex on&nbsp;Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;talking about his new book,&nbsp;The Reckless Love of God: Experiencing the Personal, Passionate Heart of the Gospel.<br><br>Alex Early is a preacher, teacher, and church planter. He planted Four Corners Church in a bar, launched the Acts 29 Podcast, and founded the Acts 29 West Academy. He's currently a doctoral student at Western Seminary. Connect with Alex at

Our Favorite Lib - Tony Campolo 2015/11/30, 14:00
Our Favorite Lib - Tony Campolo

Around here, Tony Campolo&nbsp;is affectionately known as Our Favorite Lib. He and Steve are on opposite ends of the political spectrum, but the differences these old friends have fade away when they start talking about Jesus.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Tony&nbsp;on&nbsp;Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;as he and Steve talk about Jesus as much as possible while they discuss Syrian refugees, Middle East policy, and the difference Christian service can make in the world. Truth be told, the Jesus stuff is the best part... that and watching Steve try to avoid talking about Tony's new views on gay marriage.<br><br>Visit Tony and his leftist Christian friends at Also, find out more about the Campolo Center for Ministry at;and get involved!

Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome - Reba Riley 2015/11/23, 15:00
Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome - Reba Riley

By the age of 29, Reba Riley lost her faith, her church, and her health.&nbsp;Bad religion messed her up real good. So where did she turn for help? To more religion, of course!<br><br>Join Reba on Steve Brown, Etc.&nbsp;as she talks about her new book, Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome: A Memoir of Humor and Healing. Hear about her quest for healing by visiting thirty religions before her thirtieth birthday.&nbsp;<br><br>Reba Riley is a blogger, speaker, and artist. Connect with her at