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All articles in category Interviews

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April 2017
Interviews

Christianity in UK politics (1)

Shirin Aguiar puts some searching questions to Gareth Wallace, Director of the Conservative Christian Fellowship (CCF). Before leading the CCF, Gareth Wallace was policy advisor for the Salvation Army. He also worked for the Evangelical Alliance and Oasis Trust. He has recently stood down as deputy chair (political) for Vauxhall Conservative Association, attends St…

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February 2016
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Combatting Ebola in Sierra Leone

What motivates a father with an expectant wife to travel to an outbreak of one of the world’s deadliest diseases? Sheila Marshall talks to Dr James Meiring about faith and hope in the middle of an Ebola epidemic. Sheila: How did you decide to go to Sierra Leone? James: At the heart of my…

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January 2016
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Turning back to our Christian roots with Ade Omooba

Prolific social entrepreneur, co-founder of Christian Concern and pastor, Ade Omooba wants to see the United Kingdom return to its Christian faith. Ade also co-founded the Christian Legal Centre, defending Christians’ civil rights. He serves as a trustee for Global Day of Prayer London and is a member of the Apostolic Team of Connection…

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October 2015
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Tackling modern slavery with James Ewins

Barrister James Ewins is described by his Twitter feed as a: ‘Faith-filled lover of God, justice, the poor, my wife, my children, the church, the voiceless, friends, anti-slavery and sailing’. A specialist in family law, James’ passion for justice has led him to work with bonded labourers in India for the International Justice Mission…

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May 2015
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Alan Craig and election politics

Last month (ET, April 2015) Evangelical Times interviewed Christian MPs in each of the three main parties. This month it interviews a Christian politician supporting another political party.

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April 2014
Interviews

The big interview – Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali

  Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali was the 106th bishop of Rochester, until his resignation in 2009. He is now president of the Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue (OXTRAD). Before Sheila Marshall’s interview, for ET, of Bishop Michael, he casually remarked how four trees had just fallen in his garden, barely missing his…

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October 2013
Interviews

The big interview: Breaking slavery’s legacy

Sarah de Carvalho MBE, founder of Happy Child International, will soon celebrate 20 years of ministry. Happy Child has rescued and restored over 9500 children from the streets and places of risk and reintegrated them back into family and community. Beginning with a 24-hour shelter in Belo Horizonte, in south east Brazil, the charity…

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The big interview — Safety first

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March 2013
Interviews

The big interview — Safety first

The big interview — Safety first Claudia Bell is a Safeguarding Advisor with the Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS). She spoke recently with Sheila Marshall about keeping faith and secular environments safe for society’s most vulnerable. ET: How did you become a Christian? CB: My parents didn’t go to church but, when I…

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The big interview

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February 2013
Interviews

The big interview

The big interview Over 20 years ago, Terry Ascott saw an opportunity to reach out to the Arab world with the gospel of Jesus Christ using satellite TV. But how do you design a schedule that’s going to speak to people of a different culture?   ET: What was SAT-7 like in the 90s?…

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November 2012
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The big interview – Lord Bannside PC and Baroness Paisley

The big interview Rev. Dr Joel R. Beeke, of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan, met this September with Lord Bannside, PC, and Baroness Paisley, over private lunch. Here is Dr Beeke’s account of the occasion with Lord Bannside and Baroness Paisley (from now on in this article, Dr Ian and Eileen…

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Personal view: How can we best support overseas brethren?

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November 2012
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Personal view: How can we best support overseas brethren?

Personal view: How can we best support overseas brethren? In recent decades, many believers in the more economically developed countries of the world have had, in God’s providence, increased opportunity for travel. Whether on business or holiday, they have been able to visit the less developed countries.     Often these travellers are taken aback…

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October 2012
Interviews

The big interview GOD’S COMPASSION

The big interview GOD’S COMPASSION The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability’s (RHN) lead chaplain, Geoff Coyne, and auxiliary nurse, Ruth Hussey-Yeo, Registered Nurse at St George’s Nursing Home in Milford-on-Sea, spoke to Sheila Marshall about working in the adult care environment. ET: When did you come to faith in Christ? Geoff Coyne: It was when…

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