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Jun 17, 2016
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Missional Hymns—An Interview with Keith Getty

Keith and Kristen Getty drive hymnody for the missionary work.
Missional Hymns—An Interview with Keith Getty

Ed Stetzer: Tell us a little bit about how you put together the album in the first place. It’s very diverse.

Keith Getty: It all comes out of the Facing a Task Unfinished hymn, written by Frank Houghton, 1931, in the context of mass persecution in China. He writes this ...

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May 18, 2016
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The Armageddon Code—An End Times Interview with Billy Hallowell

The return of Christ remains, as ever, a topic of great interest.
The Armageddon Code—An End Times Interview with Billy Hallowell

Ed Stetzer: Why did you write this book?

Billy Hallowell: I have always been fascinated by end-times theology. I was raised in non-denominational churches, so—like many evangelicals—I'm more than familiar with the concept of premillennialism and a pre-tribulation ...

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May 11, 2016
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Remembering Spiritual Disciplines

Authors David Mathis and Philip Nation discuss a vital subject.
Remembering Spiritual Disciplines

Ed Stetzer: What prompted you to write on this subject?

David Mathis: I spent eight years on the college campus, first as a college student and then discipling college students on staff with Campus Outreach. One of our biggest focuses was teaching students to “fish for ...

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May 6, 2016
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Art and the Ultimate Investor: An Interview with Propaganda

Art is a return on God's investment in us.
Art and the Ultimate Investor: An Interview with Propaganda

Ed Stetzer: You are a spoken word artist. Could you explain a little of what that is?

Propaganda: Spoken word is essentially performance-based poetry. It’s like Shakespeare, but done in a way that’s birthed out of hip-hop culture.

ES: Your work seems to have both a ...

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May 4, 2016
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How Many Evangelicals? An Interview with Brian Stiller

Getting a handle on the global number of Evangelicals
How Many Evangelicals? An Interview with Brian Stiller
Wikipedia

Ed Stetzer: Brian, why did you think it important to produce Evangelicals Around the World?

Brian Stiller: I was browsing in a bookstore and saw Evangelicals for Dummies. In flipping through the pages I was impressed with their accuracy, but all they wrote about was the United ...

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Feb 4, 2016
Interview

Church Planting At Thomas Road Baptist Church—An Interview with Jonathan Falwell

Thomas Road's pastor discusses the church's 60-year history of planting churches
Church Planting At Thomas Road Baptist Church—An Interview with Jonathan Falwell
TRBC

Ed Stetzer: Tell me about the church planting history of Thomas Roads Baptist Church as you look back at your 60 years.

Jonathan Falwell: My dad was always about church planting. He planted Thomas Road in 1956 and planted the first church out of Thomas Road just a year later. ...

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Feb 3, 2016
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Exploring Evangelicalism: An Interview With Brian Brodersen of Calvary Chapel—Part 2

Brian Brodersen explains what some Evangelicals have misunderstood about Calvary Chapel
Exploring Evangelicalism: An Interview With Brian Brodersen of Calvary Chapel—Part 2
Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa

ES: What do many Evangelicals often misunderstand about your movement?

BB: One of the most common misunderstandings about Calvary Chapel that I’ve encountered is on the issue of the ministry of the Holy Spirit. It seems that the non-Charismatics think we are Charismatics, ...

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Feb 1, 2016
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Exploring Evangelicalism: An Interview With Brian Brodersen of Calvary Chapel—Part 1

Brian Brodersen explains the uniqueness of Calvary Chapel's approach to ministry
Exploring Evangelicalism: An Interview With Brian Brodersen of Calvary Chapel—Part 1
Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa

Ed Stetzer: What are some of the distinctives that make you different from other evangelical groups?

Brian Brodersen: The best way to answer that is to tell you a story. Years ago, when I was pastoring overseas, a prominent Evangelical pastor invited me to visit with him so we ...

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Jan 29, 2016
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Religion in America: An Interview With Greg Smith of the Pew Research Center (Part 2)

Pew researcher says neither Christianity nor Evangelicalism are dying in the U.S.
Religion in America: An Interview With Greg Smith of the Pew Research Center (Part 2)
Wikipedia

Ed Stetzer: How would you describe the state of Evangelicalism knowing that this is much of our audience? Is Evangelicalism dying?

Greg Smith: Absolutely not.

There’s nothing in these data to suggest that Christianity is dying. That Evangelicalism is dying. That Catholicism ...

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Jan 28, 2016

A Muslim Declaration on Religious Minorities: An Interview w/ Pastor Bob Roberts in Marrakesh, Morocco

Landmark declaration from 250 global Muslim leaders calls for religious tolerance
A Muslim Declaration on Religious Minorities: An Interview w/ Pastor Bob Roberts in Marrakesh, Morocco
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ES: Bob, what’s happening there in Morocco and why does it matter?Bob Roberts: This is the first gathering in modern times that Muslims have called from among themselves to address issues of religious freedom in Muslim majority nations. Attendees are heads of state, ...
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Jan 27, 2016
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Faith of the Candidates: An Interview w/ Ben Carson (Part 2)

Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson talks about salvation, hell, and helping the poor
Faith of the Candidates: An Interview w/ Ben Carson (Part 2)

Ed Stetzer: Are there people you look to for spiritual advice and counsel that might shape your spiritual journey?

Dr. Carson: We have a spiritual counsel­—a number of ministers around the country that we talk to on a regular basis.

My strong feeling is that if this ...

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Jan 26, 2016
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Faith of the Candidates: An Interview w/ Ben Carson (Part 1)

Does Dr. Ben Carson consider himself an evangelical? How would "President Carson" share the gospel?
Faith of the Candidates: An Interview w/ Ben Carson (Part 1)

On Christian Identity

Ed Stetzer: Do you describe yourself as an Evangelical and if so, or if not, why?

Dr. Ben Carson: I would describe myself first of all as a Christian—Evangelical in the sense that I believe we have a responsibility to proclaim the gospel and show ...

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Jan 26, 2016
Election 2016

The Faith of the 2016 Presidential Candidates: Why We Ask the Questions

Here are my interviews with some of the 2016 presidential candidates about their faith.
The Faith of the 2016 Presidential Candidates: Why We Ask the Questions
Tom Arthur / Wikipedia

Over the course of the last month or so, I have reached out to the campaign staffs of every major presidential candidate on each side of the aisle in attempt to interview as many as possible about their faith, or beliefs related to faith, and how it affects their lives, their ...

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Jan 26, 2016
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Collaboration in Urban Church Planting: An Interview With Steve Pike

Church planting is better done in collaboration, not alone. Steve Pike of the Urban Islands Project shares his vision.
Collaboration in Urban Church Planting: An Interview With Steve Pike

Ed Stetzer: What’s the purpose of the Urban Islands Project?

Steve Pike: The bottom line purpose is to increase the presence of the church in the most densely populated part of cities. Because the general trend is that as the density of the population goes up, the presence ...

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Jan 22, 2016
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Religion in America: An Interview With Greg Smith of the Pew Research Center

Greg Smith, of Pew Research Center, recently shared his perspective on religion in the United States with me.
Religion in America: An Interview With Greg Smith of the Pew Research Center

Ed Stetzer: What’s going on with Americans and their religious belief and practice?

Greg Smith: I think there’s a lot of really interesting changes that are underway in the American religious landscape. I think the number one thing to point out is that the United ...

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