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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From homeless drug addict to ministry leader

Q&A | Ken Barun knew extreme failure and corporate success before he found fullness in Jesus Christ
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 1/13/16, 08:45 am

Ken Barun served President Ronald Reagan in the White House and helped found the Ronald McDonald House Charities, building it into one of the largest and most innovative charities in the world. Now he is the chief of staff for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. But for the first 25 years of his life, Barun showed very little evidence of these profound organizational abilities. He spent nearly a decade as a drug addict. He got clean and sober, but it took even longer for him to come to know Jesus Christ.

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Pro-life leader Jeanneane Maxon on hearing God

Q&A | Before she received a grim cancer diagnosis, Maxon felt God telling her to slow down and go home
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 1/07/16, 01:17 pm

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Chuck Gallagher on choices and consequences

Q&A | Convicted felon remembers the words that saved his life: ‘You are not a mistake’
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 1/05/16, 11:00 am

Chuck Gallagher had everything going for him. He was a partner in a successful accounting firm, lived in a big house, and even flew his own airplane. He professed to be a Christian and was active in his church. But he would later say he found his identity not in Christ, but in all the stuff he was accumulating. Then he had all that stuff stripped away, become a convicted felon, and learned who he really was and who Jesus is. Today he lives in Greenville, S.C., where we had this conversation.

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