In 1989 22 year-old Phil Vischer launched an animated kids show starring a cast of talking vegetables. It became the massively popular VeggieTales series. In this interview Phil talks candidly about the rise and fall of his company, and the lessons he learned about dreams, success, failure and God.
I’m often asked to name a favourite radio interview I’ve done and this 2001 conversation is always on the list. Adrian Plass is a British writer, speaker, poet and humorist. In this interview we talk about finding the funny side of life and church. Little did I know in 2001 just what this interview would
Imagine entering life without arms or legs. In 1982 Nick Vujicic was born with the rare Tetra-amelia disorder, a condition which still baffles doctors today. Yet, with one small foot and a lot of faith, Nick is living a most extraordinary life and bringing hope to millions.
Here's the video trailer for my next book, Resurrection Year: Turning Broken Dreams into New Beginnings. There were no lights, make up, or scripts - just some ad-libbed thoughts recorded to camera while I was in Nashville last year. So
Here is a second excerpt from my forthcoming book, Resurrection Year, a book about recovering from broken dreams. As the CS Lewis character in Shadowlands says, 'We read to know we're not alone.' If you've had a broken dream, you aren't alone. And a new beginning is possible for you too.
I have just finished the first draft of my next book - a memoir about broken dreams and new beginnings. Here's a little story from it about hope. You can start again after a dream has died because God is a God of new beginnings.
In a broken world, where can I find liberation? In this 5 minute video, I look at trends like ‘secular confessionals’, the rise of counselling centres and the discovery of forgiveness by the healing professions as signs of our search for personal freedom.
What if the 'wilderness' seasons of life where there to make us into a new kind of person? What if the wilderness was a transition point to a new Promised Land, a new mission in life or a new beginning? A Lent reflection on recovering from broken dreams with God.
For some people, pain is the reason why they can't believe in God or spiritual things. But for others, pain is the very thing that prompts their search for 'something more'. In Episode 2 of this article and podcast series on the book Unseen Footprints, we explore the role pain has in spiritual searching. Includes
The collapse of the energy giant Enron in 2001 was one of the most spectacular in corporate history. Sherron Watkins was the employee who blew the whistle on Enron’s 'creative' accounting practices and corporate fraud. As you’ll hear in this interview, it was a gutsy stand that cost Sherron greatly, but one which came with