All posts tagged "Interview"

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    Interview: Visit Those in Prison. Just Remember Jesus May Have Gotten There First.

    Very often, people behind bars already have a relationship with God. Two centuries ago, philanthropist Elizabeth Fry visited an English prison and left horrified by the filthy conditions. Driven by her Christian faith, Fry spent her life building relationships with the incarcerated and advocating improvements to their physical environment. Dominique Gilliard, the...

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    Interview: Billy in the Oval Office: A Story of Faith, Friendship, and Temptation

    Journalist Nancy Gibbs recalls Graham’s relationship with six decades of American presidents. In 2007, Time magazine veterans Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy coauthored The Preacher and the Presidents: Billy Graham in the White House. The best-selling book chronicled Graham's influence on American presidents from Harry Truman to George W. Bush. On April...

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    Interview: My Larry Nassar Testimony Went Viral. But There’s More to the Gospel Than Forgiveness.

    Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander spent years discovering God’s perspective on sexual abuse. Then her advocacy for survivors cost her her church. Sixteen years after Larry Nassar first sexually abused her, Rachael Denhollander decided to publicly reveal that she had been one of the many victims of the USA Gymnastics team doctor. The...

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    Interview: A Member of the ‘Little Rock Nine’ Counts Her Blessings, One by One

    Melba Beals describes how faith helped her flourish amid many trials. Melba Pattillo Beals received a Congressional Gold Medal for her part in the Little Rock Nine, the group of African American students who brought about the 1957 integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas—an experience recounted in her first...

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    Interview: Buildings That Bear Witness to God

    How theology sheds new light on the purposes of architecture. It’s easy to go about our lives without appreciating the finer details of buildings where we live, work, and worship. The structures themselves, we might say, aren’t as important as the activities taking place inside. That would be a grave mistake, says...

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    Interview: Matt Chandler Never Wanted a Big Church. How He Ended Up With Six.

    Over the next five years, each Dallas-area location gets a Village of its own. Matt Chandler never wanted a big church. He envisioned himself leading a modest suburban congregation. But as the cliché proved true, God had other plans. Since Chandler became senior pastor of The Village Church in 2002, it has...

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    Interview: Creating Worship Songs for a Welcoming Community

    Isaac Wardell’s latest collaborative project, The Porter’s Gate, marks a change from Bifrost Arts. Let all guests who arrive be received like Christ, for he is going to say, “I came as a guest, and you received me.” And to all let due honor be shown, especially to the domestics of the...

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    Interview: Beautiful Word: The Story of the ESV Illuminated Bible

    Renowned designer Dana Tanamachi brings modern illustrations to the ancient text. Centuries before Christians searched Scripture on illuminated digital screens, the Word of God was “lit up” with masterful calligraphy, colorful illustrations, and gold and silver filigree in the illuminated Bibles and manuscripts of the Middle Ages. A new Bible edition from...

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    Interview: Let’s Save the University from Secular Privilege

    The academy has lost its pluralism. Here’s how the church can help find it. This last school year saw a number of incendiary cases related to freedom of speech and freedom of association in the American university. Faculty have experienced what George Yancey calls Christianophobia and student groups, too, have had their...

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    Interview: Keith and Kristyn Getty: Singing Isn’t Just for Sunday

    Why congregational worship is a feast we prepare all week long. The Christian musical landscape includes dozens of widely known worship leaders and recording artists but comparatively few hymn writers. Of these, Keith and Kristyn Getty are preeminent. Their songs are enormously popular (over 40 million people sing “In Christ Alone” in...