Warren Cole Smith

Warren is the host of WORLD Radio’s Listening In. He previously served as WORLD's vice president and associate publisher. He currently serves as president of MinistryWatch and has written or co-written several books, including Restoring All Things: God's Audacious Plan to Change the World Through Everyday People. Warren resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow him on Twitter @WarrenColeSmith.

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On the front lines defending religious liberty

Q&A | Kelly Shackelford with First Liberty Institute on fighting for freedom
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 9/05/16, 10:38 am

Kelly Shackelford is the president and CEO of First Liberty Institute, which in the past few years has become one of the largest legal firms in the nation dedicated exclusively to protecting religious freedom. I had this conversation with Shackelford at a recent meeting of conservative activists in Cleveland, Ohio, just days before the Republican National Convention.

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Why we’re losing the war on poverty

Q&A | Mark Hendrickson on the United States’ perverse incentive system
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 9/01/16, 11:06 am

Grove City College professor Mark Hendrickson advocates for limited government and free markets in his classes, books, and columns for Forbes.com. I had this conversation with him at Summit Ministries in Manitou Springs, Colo., where he spoke to students about economic issues.

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Four decades of wisdom on marriage and conflict

Q&A | Ron and Deb DeArmond share their research and experiences on fighting fair in marriage
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 8/16/16, 10:10 am

Deb and Ron DeArmond learned so many lessons on conflict from their 40 years of marriage they decided to write a book together on the subject. In Dont Go to Bed Angry: Stay Up and Fight, they say the problem in marriage is not conflict, but how spouses deal with conflict. Ron is a pastor and Deb is a writer, trainer, and consultant. I had this conversation with them at the International Christian Retail Show in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Youve been married for more than 40 years. How did you meet?

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