Miracles

Release Date November 17, 2014


Summary

Do miracles happen today? Bestselling author, Eric Metaxas, says that it’s okay to believe in a world in which God still speaks and shows up in the lives of people just like us. Don’t miss hearing Metaxas’ most personal work to date in his latest book, Miracles, right here on today's This is the Day podcast.

In this Episode

Eric Metaxas

Eric Metaxas

Eric Metaxas is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy and the acclaimed Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. His books have been translated into over 20 languages. After graduating Yale with an English degree, he published humor in the New York Times and the Atlantic and was a writer for Rabbit Ears Productions and VeggieTales. He has written over thirty children’s books, including the best-sellers, Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving and It’s Time to Sleep, My Love, illustrated by Nancy Tillman. Metaxas speaks to tens of thousands around the United States and internationally each year. He was the keynote speaker at the 2012 National Prayer Breakfast and at the 2013 Canadian National Prayer Breakfast, and he has testified before Congress on anti-Semitism in Europe. Metaxas is the founder and host of Socrates in the City, the acclaimed series of conversations on "Life, God, and other small topics," featuring Malcolm Gladwell, Dr. Francis Collins, N.T. Wright, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Dick Cavett, and Sir John Polkinghorne, among many others. He is a senior fellow and lecturer-at-large at The King’s College in New York City, where he lives with his wife and daughter.

For more information about Eric, please visit his website.


Host

Nancy Turner

Nancy Turner

Born in Mishawaka, Ind., but raised in Niles, Mich., Nancy began her radio career in high school, producing and hosting a program on the local radio station. After graduating from high school, she continued to study broadcasting and through her career has worked at many stations in Michigan and Illinois. Nancy has helped host the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on WGN-TV, fund-raising efforts on WTTW-TV in Chicago and the Country Music Today program on local Chicago television.

Nancy hosts mid-mornings from 9 a.m. to noon on Moody Radio Chicago. She also hosts This is the DayMusic for Sunday and the Praise and Worship Channel. Nancy has one daughter. She enjoys reading, baking and experiencing the outdoors.