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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Audrey Assad, blue-collar musician

Q&A | The Christian singer-songwriter talks about the business of music and the new ecumenism
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 5/11/16, 12:30 pm

Audrey Assad is a singer-songwriter who’s blazing her own trail in the world of contemporary Christian music. Her debut album, The House You’re Building, released in 2010 and became the Christian album of the year on Amazon and the Christian breakthrough album of the year on iTunes. That success led to collaborations and tours with Chris Tomlin, Tenth Avenue North, and Jars of Clay. 

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Keith Getty's work-life balance

Q&A | The popular hymn writer talks about how he and his wife Kristyn set priorities for business and family
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 5/04/16, 03:58 pm

Irish singer and songwriter Keith Getty is perhaps best known for the hymn “In Christ Alone,” which he co-wrote with Stuart Townend. He began his career as a flute and saxophone player and an arranger for Sir James Galway, Michael W. Smith, and many others. Today, with his wife Kristyn, he tours the world from his home base in Nashville, Tenn., though he still keeps a home in Ireland, where he lives for part of the year.

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Building the Museum of the Bible

Q&A | President Cary Summers tells how God is blessing the first museum dedicated to the world’s most important book
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 4/25/16, 04:00 pm

When finished in 2017, the Museum of the Bible will be 430,000 square feet of exhibits dedicated to the Bible. The total cost will exceed $1 billion. The Green family, the same clan that owns the Hobby Lobby retail chain, has put up the seed money behind the project, including about $50 million to purchase the real estate on which the building sits. The family also has donated or loaned its remarkable collection of biblical artifacts to the museum. The Green family picked Cary Summers as the museum’s president, and he has been in that role for about five years.

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