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September 04, 2019

The Cross Before Me

We are like arrows, ceaselessly seeking a target. And your heart will be restless until it embraces the cruciform life. Pastor Rankin Wilbourne and Dr. Brian Gregor talk about reimagining the way to the good life. They believe that the cross of Christ shows the path to freedom and flourishing. Don’t miss the conversation on Chris Fabry Live.

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Rankin Wilbourne
Rankin Wilbourne

Rankin Wilbourne

Rankin Wilbourne grew up in Louisiana and was educated at the University of Mississippi and Princeton Theological Seminary. He is now the senior pastor of Pacific Crossroads Church in Los Angeles. As a former commercial banker, Rankin understands the "gap" between the gospel preached on Sunday and the world people face on Monday. Leading a thriving church in a city driven by stories, he's concerned with drawing connections between what we believe and how we live. Rankin and his wife, Morgen, reside in Los Angeles with their three children.

Brian Gregor
Brian Gregor

Brian Gregor

Brian Gregor (Ph.D., Boston College) is an associate professor of Philosophy and teaches courses in philosophy, philosophy of religion and religious studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Cross Before Me: Reimagining the Way to the Good Life, A Philosophical Anthropology of the Cross: The Cruciform Self, and a book on Paul Ricoeur’s philosophy of religion, Ricoeur's Hermeneutics of Religion: Rebirth of the Capable Self. His research concerns the relation between religious faith and human subjectivity. Originally from Canada, Brian lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Meg, and their two children.

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Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour 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.

Chris Fabry Live

Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian men and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God. With his sense of humor, sense of people and no sense of direction, host Chris Fabry treks that journey with you each weekday. Current events and issues, caller interaction, special guests and a few surprises all complement each other on this program. Chris Fabry Live challenges and encourages listeners in their journeys of faith.