He’s won six Gold Medallion awards. He’s won the National Book Award. Walter Wangerin, Jr., joins us for a conversation about life and faith and the power of stories and the friend he calls cancer. Instead of fighting or battling the disease, Walter has embraced the struggle. We’ll talk about that and more on a special broadcast of Chris Fabry Live.
Walter Wangerin, Jr., is widely recognized as one of the most gifted writers writing today on the issues of faith and spirituality. Starting with the renowned Book of the Dun Cow, Walt's writing career has encompassed most every genre: fiction, essay, short story, children's story, meditation, and biblical exposition. The author of over forty books, he has won the National Book Award, New York Times Best Children's Book of the Year Award, and several Gold Medallions, including best-fiction awards for both The Book of God and Paul: A Novel. He lives in Valparaiso, Ind., where he is Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University.
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 builds up the spiritual immune system of believers. 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.