Christian Author Interviews

Undercover at Thomas Road: An Interview with Gina Welch

Atheist Gina Welch faked a conversion experience, got baptized, and spent two years at Thomas Road Baptist Church. She even participated in evangelism on a mission trip. Her detailed journal became a best-selling book relating her journey into evangelical America. Read Trevin Wax's intriguing exchange with her here...

Jonathan Acuff: He Knows About Stuff Christians Like

He's the guy sitting next to you in the church pew—remember those?—except he's the one making the observations out loud. You know, the ones you're only thinking in your head. Now, the creator of Stuffchristianslike.net has turned his popular, satirical blog into a book of the same name.

Nicholas Sparks: The Spark Behind The Last Song

His stories of love and loss have connected with millions, but what inspires him? In a one-on-one interview, author Nicholas Sparks talks about faith, hope and love and how that figures into his latest novel-turned-movie, The Last Song.

  • Christa A. Banister |
  • March 31, 2010 |
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Austin Carty: Survivor of Life's High Points and Lows

You might remember him as being "the Christian guy" on 2006's Survivor: Panama. No? Then prepare to meet Austin Carty, natural-born storyteller and author of the new memoir, High Points and Lows: Life, Faith and Figuring It All Out.

Redemption Television: Chris Seay on The Gospel According to LOST

The author of The Gospel According to LOST stops by to explain why he relates to series hero Jack Shephard, how the show turned the Gilligan's Island survivor model on its ear, and how LOST can be used to engage others in conversations about faith, salvation, and redemption.

Heaven, Healing and a Side of Bluegrass

When they first started writing Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die, David Crowder and Mike Hogan wanted to fill a void. Yes, there was a gaping hole in each of their hearts since their friend had died. But this was a different type of void.

The Lure of the Vampire: An Interview with Kimberly Powers

The eternal attraction to Edward Cullen begs the question - just what is it about these books that captivates the hearts of so many girls? Author Kimberly Powers talks about the longing inside every woman.

Scouting the Divine Offers a Fresh Perspective on Familiar Scriptures

Margaret Feinberg's Scouting the Divine bridges the gap between modern believers and ancient scripture passages by drawing readers into the lives of a modern beekeeper, shepherdess, vintner, and farmer. Read some of Margaret's favorite spiritual "aha!" moments in our interview...

The Love Dare's Alex Kendrick on Christian Marriage and Movie Making

Occasionally, a book has a more powerful impact than even the authors anticipated. This is what happened with #1 New York Times Best Seller The Love Dare by Alex and Stephen Kendrick. Read our interview with Alex...

Ted Dekker's "Circle" Is Now Complete with Green

There aren’t too many novels that function as both a beginning and an ending to a series, but that’s exactly what author Ted Dekker serves up with Green, the much anticipated conclusion (nicknamed “Book Zero”) in the “Circle” series.

  • Christa Banister |
  • September 30, 2009 |
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Douglas Beaumont: Can Anything Good Come from Hollywood?

When it comes to Hollywood’s latest offerings, most of us fight an inner battle between ethics and entertainment. Douglas M. Beaumont addresses this very issue in his new book, The Message Behind the Movie (Moody Press).

Donald Miller: Writing His Own Life Story

It was while crafting the narrative for a film based on his life that author Donald Miller was told his story was "too boring." His latest book, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, chronicles not only this filmmaking process but also his own real-life transformation.

  • Laura MacCorkle |
  • September 17, 2009 |
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Richard Doster: Focused on Fiction, Civil Rights and The South

What would you do if faced with injustice—if it meant putting your life, and the lives of your loved ones, in danger? That’s the question author Richard Doster asks in his poignant, well-written historical novel, Crossing the Lines. Read our interview.

  • Annabelle Robertson |
  • August 13, 2009 |
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Mark Steele: Man on a Christianish Mission

These days, many Christians embrace a lukewarm spirituality—something a little more Christianish. In his latest book, author Mark Steele examines his own journey of how he’s ditching the “ish” and learning what it means to live like Christ.

Michael Snyder: His Writing and His Return Policy

Michael Snyder understands good characters. In his debut novel, I Am Russell Fink, he introduced us to hypochondriac Russell Fink. In his second book, Return Policy, he serves up three new characters—equally distinct and comical, though more heart-wrenching.

  • Annabelle Robertson |
  • July 30, 2009 |
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Kristin Armstrong: Living Strong through Grace

Kristin Armstrong’s latest book, Work in Progress, describes the transformational journey that she underwent when God began to challenge her notions of beauty, after which He led her along a path of rediscovery about what it means to truly be a woman of God.

Stephen M. Miller's Quest for The Jesus of the Bible

According to Stephen Miller, he’s merely a “translator.” And in his latest book, The Jesus of the Bible, he once again takes the Bible from another popular language (“Christianese”) and translates it into everyday English. The kind that non-Christians speak.

Andrew Klavan: Writing Fast-Paced Thrillers for a New Audience

An international best-selling and Edgar Award-winning author who’s been writing novels for adults for years, Andrew Klavan is now switching gears and writing young adult fiction. His debut YA thriller, The Last Thing I Remember, is just released.

Calvin Miller: Rethinking Prayer, Retelling Christ's Story

Calvin Miller had me at "hello." From the moment the interview began to the end, I thoroughly enjoyed hearing from the heart of this truly Renaissance man who explores how one people group talked with God in The Path to Celtic Prayer and artfully retells the story of Christ in The Singer.

Mindy Starns Clark: Good Housekeeping and Great Gothic Novels

Chatting with author Mindy Starns Clark is like having a conversation with a dear friend. The one who is full of interesting facts. The one who offers meaningful insights. And the one who makes you laugh—at life and at yourself.

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