Jump directly to the content
Home > Interviews

Interviews

Displaying 1–15 of 169 articles
This is the first page.Next page
Page:123... 12

Feb 4, 2015
Interview

The Importance of the Ordinary: An Interview with Tony Merida

Most effective ministry involves doing ordinary things with gospel intentionality.
The Importance of the Ordinary: An Interview with Tony Merida

Ed Stetzer: You have a new book out, Ordinary: How to Turn the World Upside Down. Can you please explain this to our readers in one tweet?

Tony Merida: My aim is to encourage Christians to see the significance of living everyday with gospel intentionality within the ordinary ...

Continue Reading

Jan 28, 2015
Interview

New Innovations in Theological Education: An Interview With Kent Anderson

Theological education is evolving before our eyes—programs like Immerse are changing the game.
New Innovations in Theological Education: An Interview With Kent Anderson

For some reason, I spent a lot of time at seminaries in 2014. Some are thriving, some are shrinking, but a few are innovating. There are many reasons we don't see much innovating on the campuses on seminaries, but the need to follow accrediting requirements is one of ...

Continue Reading

Jan 16, 2015
Interview

Darrell Bock is on a Mission From God to Change the Way Evangelicals Engage Culture. Can It Work?

Dr. Darrell Bock of Dallas Theological Seminary shares about his podcast, The Table, and how it factors into the mission of God.
Darrell Bock is on a Mission From God to Change the Way Evangelicals Engage Culture. Can It Work?

Ed Stetzer: You often talk about tone and culture. Why is that so important?

Darrell Bock: We are convinced that the mission of the church is to take the gospel into the world. That ultimately involves extending an invitation to consider what God has done and is doing through ...

Continue Reading

Nov 17, 2014
Interview

Statistics and the Church: An Interview with WORLD Magazine

Warren Cole Smith of WORLD Magazine asked me a few questions about statistics and the church.
Statistics and the Church: An Interview with WORLD Magazine

Ed, what is LifeWay Research? We do research for evangelical clients to help inform churches, organizations, and ministries to be more effective and engaging their culture for the gospel.

As its leader, you have become an evangelical guru. Since I lead an organization that’s ...

Continue Reading

Oct 31, 2014
Interview

Hope Reborn: An Interview with Adrian Warnock

Adrian Warnock shares about his new book and what it means to meet and follow Christ.
Hope Reborn: An Interview with Adrian Warnock
shaunisbacknow/pixabay

Your new book is entitled Hope Reborn. Give us some insight into the title and what you’re trying to accomplish overall with the book.

As I argued in a recent article, hope is a uniquely Christian attribute. Paul makes this very clear throughout 1 Corinthians 15 where ...

Continue Reading

Aug 27, 2014
Interview

Evangelicals and Same-Sex Marriage: An Interview with John Stonestreet and Sean McDowell

John Stonestreet and Sean McDowell share their thoughts on how evangelicals must address same-sex marriage.
Evangelicals and Same-Sex Marriage: An Interview with John Stonestreet and Sean McDowell
AJ Alfieri-Crispin / Wikimedia

John and Sean, why even write a book on the subject of same-sex marriage? The legal
basis of the Supreme Court's ruling just means that it will take a few
 years, but many believe the battle is lost. Are you attempting to build a defense after the
 battle is over

The tide ...

Continue Reading

Aug 21, 2014
Interview

Ebola and the Glory of God: An Interview with Nancy Writebol's Family (including Nancy's Comments)

Nancy Writebol has been released from the hospital. I interviewed her family about how they've dealt with the situation.
Ebola and the Glory of God: An Interview with Nancy Writebol's Family (including Nancy's Comments)
Courtesy of the Writebol Family

Why was your mother in Africa?

Jeremy: Mom and Dad have been career missionaries for the last 15 years in various countries in South America and Africa. About a year ago they joined SIM (Serving in Mission) to go to Liberia to help serve the Liberian people through the ministries ...

Continue Reading

Aug 19, 2014
Interview

On Being John Piper's Son: An Interview with Barnabas Piper

Barnabas Piper, son of Pastor John Piper, shares the positives and negatives of being a pastor's kid.
On Being John Piper's Son: An Interview with Barnabas Piper

First thing’s first, Barnabas. Why did you feel the need to write a book about being a pastor’s kid?

My inclination didn’t start out as a need to write a book. It started with a request from Table Talk magazine to write an article about the pressures of being ...

Continue Reading

Aug 12, 2014
Theology

Salvation and the Mission of God: A Panel Discussion Worth Your Time

David Platt, Trevin Wax, Frank Page, and I talk about how God's mission and man's salvation relate.
Salvation and the Mission of God: A Panel Discussion Worth Your Time

In June 2014, David Platt, Frank Page, Trevin Wax, and I discussed the topics of salvation and the mission of God.

The panel was sponsored by The Gospel Project, an intentionally Christ-centered and mission-driven curriculum that Trevin and I edit. We think that conversations ...

Continue Reading

Jul 16, 2014
Interview

Groups Matter: My Interview with Eric Geiger on Transformational Groups

Eric Geiger, co-author of Transformational Groups, interviews me about our new book and community groups.
Groups Matter: My Interview with Eric Geiger on Transformational Groups

Eric: Ed, you and I worked on this book together, so I know a little bit of your thoughts on groups and community, but why did you see a need for a book on church groups and community in the first place? Aren't there enough books on groups already?

Ed: That's a great ...

Continue Reading

Jul 11, 2014
Interview

PROOF: My Interview with Daniel Montgomery

Daniel Montgomery, Pastor of Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, KY, on the grace of God.
PROOF: My Interview with Daniel Montgomery

Daniel, what was your purpose is writing yet another book on the sovereignty of God? There are a lot of those, you know. What makes yours different?

What makes PROOF different is that we want to take the sovereignty of God conversations out of a sectarian framework and put ...

Continue Reading

Jun 17, 2014
Interview

How Do You Get the Right Things Done?: An Interview with Matt Perman

Matt Perman shares words of wisdom on productivity from his new book.
How Do You Get the Right Things Done?: An Interview with Matt Perman

Right away in the Preface of What's Best Next you outline 12 myths of productivity. Can you pinpoint one or two of these myths that are most common and/or most harmful when it comes to productivity? What makes these myths so deceptive?

The biggest myth is that we can think ...

Continue Reading

Jun 4, 2014
The Exchange

Top 10 Clips of The Exchange

Jon Acuff, Lecrae, Rick Warren, and others make up the Top 10 clips of The Exchange.
Top 10 Clips of The Exchange

Every Tuesday, I host a web show called The Exchange. In case you're unfamiliar with the show, I typically host a pastor or Christian leader and we discuss matters of life and ministry in an effort to encourage and equip pastors and church leaders around the world.

Yesterday ...

Continue Reading

May 30, 2014
Interview

Be Real: An Interview with Rick Bezet

Life is tough. We must understand the freedom of being real with God, writes Rick Bezet.
Be Real: An Interview with Rick Bezet

Q: Why do people need to Be Real with God?

Rick Bezet: I have talked to many Christians through the years, including pastors even, who battle feelings of condemnation, insecurity and inferiority. Christ died for us to have victory in our lives, yet so many believers lack confidence ...

Continue Reading

May 28, 2014
Interview

Know the Heretics: A Book Interview with Justin Holcomb

Justin Holcomb answers questions about his new book on heresy throughout church history.
Know the Heretics: A Book Interview with Justin Holcomb

Q: What makes someone a heretic? What is the difference between orthodoxy and heresy?

Justin Holcomb: A heretic is someone who has compromised an essential doctrine and lost sight of who God really is, usually by oversimplification. Literally, heresy means "choice"—that ...

Continue Reading
Displaying 1–15 of 169 articles
This is the first page.Next page
Page:123... 12

Follow Ed Stetzer

Exchange Logo

Cast: Ed Stetzer

Tags:

Read ED Stetzer's Books

See All

Follow Christianity Today