Interview with David Platt

David Platt, Pastor of the Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala., and author of the new book Radical (Multnomah) talks with Preaching Editor Michael Duduit. In this podcast, he visits with Michael about why we too often abandon the gospel in favor of comfort - and why radical discipleship will change our preaching.

Interview with Francis Chan

Francis Chan is founding pastor of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, Calif., and author of the best-selling Crazy Love. In this podcast, Michael visits with Francis about his newest book Forgotten God and about the role of the Holy Spirit in preaching.

Interview with Charles Swindoll

Charles Swindoll is one of America's best-known preachers. In this podcast, Chuck visits with Michael about preaching from the Book of Romans. (His newest book is on that epistle.) He also shares insights about how his own preaching has changed, his counsel to young preachers and much more.

Interview with Kerry Shook

Kerry and Chris Shook founded Fellowship at The Woodlands (in suburban Houston) with 8 people in 1993; today the church involves 15,000 each weekend. In this podcast Michael visits with Kerry and Chris about their new book, 30 Days to Live, and talks with Kerry about his own preaching ministry.

Interview with Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer is President of LifeWay Research, which means he has access to some of the best data available on the church today. He recently did a study for Preaching magazine and writes about the results in our Nov-Dec issue. In the meantime, in this podcast Ed visits with Michael about the state of preaching in America in 2009.

Interview with R. Albert Mohler

Do the 10 commandments have anything to say to us in the 21st century? Absolutely, says R. Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Seminary and author of the new book Words from the Fire (Moody Press). In this podcast he visits with Michael about why the 10 Commandments are so important, and offers counsel for preaching and teaching this important section of Scripture.

Interview with Perry Noble

Perry Noble is the founding pastor of NewSpring Church in Anderson, S.C., a church that has grown from zero to more than 11,000 in attendance over the past decade. Michael visits with Perry about preaching to the de-churched and describes his approach to planning his preaching.

Interview with Calvin Miller (2 of 2)

Calvin Miller is a pastor, preacher, author, poet--and the subject of this week's podcast interview. Michael talks with Calvin about his new memoir, "Life Is Mostly Edges," which deals with his childhood and youth in a poor Oklahoma family, then his years as a pastor and teacher of preachers. This is part two of two parts.

Interview with Calvin Miller (Part 1 of 2)

Calvin Miller is a pastor, preacher, author, poet--and the subject of this week's podcast interview. Michael talks with Calvin about his new memoir, "Life Is Mostly Edges," which deals with his childhood and youth in a poor Oklahoma family, then his years as a pastor and teacher of preachers. This is part one of two parts; the second half of the interview will appear next week in this space.

Interview with George Barna

George Barna has spent his career helping us better understand what Americans think and how they act relating to issues of faith and morality. In this podcast, he talks with Michael about his new book, The Seven Faith Tribes, and how to understand those key faith divisions that separate Americans.