The Olasky Interview
The Olasky Interview gives you the substance you’ve always wanted from interviews with prominent figures. WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky knows exactly what questions to ask. This seasonal program is intended to satiate news and culture enthusiasts of faith.
Luis Palau was an author and evangelist who was born and raised in Argentina. In this 2014 interview, Marvin Olasky talks with Palau and his two sons about their spiritual journeys, reaching the lost with the gospel, and community relations in Portland, Oregon.
Mez McConnell is an author and senior pastor from Scotland. In this 2018 interview, Marvin Olasky talks with McConnell about how he came to faith in Christ and why mercy ministries can sometimes do more harm than good.
Christina Hoff Sommers is an author and former professor who is known for her critique of gender feminism. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky talks with Sommers about the differences between boys and girls and how our education system misses those differences.
Bob Fu is the founder of China Aid. In this 2014 interview, Marvin Olasky talks with Fu about his journey from beggar to international religious freedom advocate.
A new 10-episode season of The Olasky Interview begins March 23rd. Guests include Bob Fu, Luis Palau, Christina Hoff Sommers, and Tucker Carlson.
Albert Mohler is a theologian and president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Albert Mohler discuss WORLD’s approach to Christian journalism. Plus, Mohler fields questions from WORLD staffers.
Samuel Rodriguez is an evangelical leader and president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. In this 2012 interview, Marvin Olasky talks with Rodriguez about politics and conservatism in the Hispanic community.
Ross Douthat is an author and a New York Times columnist. In this classic interview from 2011, host Marvin Olasky talks with Douthat about politics and Christianity in America.
Donna Rice Hughes is an author, speaker, and founder of Enough Is Enough. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, host Marvin Olasky talks with Hughes about her personal testimony, internet safety, and efforts to confront online pornography and trafficking.
Michael Wear is the founder of Public Square Strategies and a leading expert at the intersection of faith, politics, and American public life. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, host Marvin Olasky talks with Wear about faith, politics, and Wear’s time in the Obama administration.
Tim Carney is an author, the commentary editor at the Washington Examiner, and a visiting fellow with the American Enterprise Institute. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Tim Carney discuss some of the factors that led to President Donald Trump’s 2016 victory and whether those factors are still in play for this year’s election.
Paul Miller is a Bible teacher, theologian, and author of J-Curve, WORLD’s 2019 Book of the Year for accessible theology. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Paul Miller discuss suffering and resurrection within the Christian life.
Justin Giboney is an Atlanta attorney and political strategist. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Justin Giboney discuss how to increase Christian engagement in culture and politics—namely the Democratic Party.
Joni Eareckson Tada is an author, speaker, and well-known advocate for people with disabilities. Tada founded the organization Joni and Friends to tell stories of real people who face severe trials but continue to trust in God. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Joni Eareckson Tada discuss Tada’s own suffering and what it looks like to minister to those who are suffering.
John Piper is a conference speaker, author of more than 50 books, and the retired pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and John Piper discuss his tenure as a pastor and what the term "Christian hedonism" means.
Arthur Brooks is an author, speaker, and former president of the American Enterprise Institute. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Arthur Brooks discuss the source of true happiness, how to best help struggling single moms, and how the welfare system is hurting more than helping.
Ryan and Bethany Bomberger are the founders of The Radiance Foundation, a pro-life organization that promotes life and adoption. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and the Bombergers discuss the importance of adoption and how The Radiance Foundation is calling out the abortion industry with billboards.
A new 12-episode season of The Olasky Interview begins March 24th. Guests include John Piper, Al Mohler, Joni Eareckson Tada, and Samuel Rodriguez.
An in-depth conversation with author and commentator Bill Bennett.
An in-depth conversation with Fox News religion reporter Lauren Green.