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The Lost Interview with Rich Mullins // Faith, Football and Manhood

Air Date September 19, 2014


Summary

Hour 1 - The Lost Interview with Rich Mullins

Don't miss the lost interview with Rich Mullins from 1995 on the anniversary of his death. His album Brother's Keeper had just come out. He sat down at the piano, Beaker played guitar and they talked about his songwriting, how he came up with "Awesome God" driving in his Ford Ranger and a whole lot more.

Our friend Elsie Young turns 102 years old on Sunday, September 21. If you'd like to encourage her or wish her a happy birthday, email us at chrisfabrylive@moody.edu or write to: Elsie Young, c/o Chris Fabry Live!, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd, Chicago, IL 60610. You can find out more about her at her website.

Hour 2 - Faith, Football and Manhood

With all the news of the NFL and domestic violence and child abuse, hear the heartbeat of a Christian college football coach. Don't miss Mike Swider's view of faith and football and manhood.

Our friend Elsie Young turns 102 years old on Sunday, September 21. If you'd like to encourage her or wish her a happy birthday, email us at chrisfabrylive@moody.edu or write to: Elsie Young, c/o Chris Fabry Live!, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd, Chicago, IL 60610. You can find out more about her at her website.


Featured

Rich Mullins

Rich Mullins
Rich Mullins was Christian singer and songwriter born in Richmond, Ind. He is best known for his worship songs "Awesome God" and "Sometimes by Step," both of which have been embraced as modern classics by many Christians. Some of his albums were also considered among Christian music's best, including Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth (1988), The World As Best As I Remember It, Volume One (1991) and A Liturgy, A Legacy, & A Ragamuffin Band (1993). Rich died on September 19, 1997, at age 41. On April 29, 2014, Rich was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. A film about his life released in May 2014 called Ragamuffin: The True Story of Rich Mullins.

Mike Swider

Mike Swider

Mike Swider is head football coach of Wheaton College. The 2014 season will mark Mike's 19th as head coach and his 30th as a member of the Wheaton College football coaching staff. Since taking over the program in 1996, Mike has posted a 148-43 record with a 79% winning percentage, which ranks him first all-time in both categories among Wheaton's 21 head football coaches. He also holds the seventh-highest winning percentage of any active Division III coach and the 12th-highest winning percentage of any coach in Division III history with 10 or more years of experience. Mike also serves as a motivational speaker to a variety of groups and he is a director for the Bishop-Dullaghan summer football camps. In 1978, he earned a Master's degree at Indiana University. From 1978-85, he coached at Westminster Schools of Atlanta, a highly-respected college preparatory school. He and his wife, Nancy, reside in Wheaton with their three children: Justin, Michael and Hannah.

For more information about Mike, please visit Wheaton College Athletics' website.


Host

Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live!, two hours of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz. To find out more, please visit Chris' website.