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Interviews with amazing people by award-winning British journalist Dan Wooding. We open a window on the world to learn about what God is doing today.

Interviews with amazing people by award-winning British journalist Dan Wooding. We open a window on the world to learn about what God is doing today.
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Interviews with amazing people by award-winning British journalist Dan Wooding. We open a window on the world to learn about what God is doing today.

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Jody Wainwright – A Jewel in God’s Crown

6/11/2019
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Jody Wainwright is a director of Boodles, one of the UK's most prestigious jewelers. However, he left the business for a time to join Youth With A Mission in Kona, Hawaii, to get get his life and marriage sorted out. Now he is back being a Jewel in God's Crown.

Duration:00:26:30

Glenys Sturgess – The Welsh Revival

6/5/2019
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Sharon Wooding with her mother Glenys Sturgess in Wales, UK The 1904–1905 Welsh Revival was the largest Christian revival in Wales during the 20th century. While by no means the best known of revivals, it was one of the most dramatic in terms of its effect on the population and triggered revivals in several other countries. The movement kept the churches of Wales filled for many years to come, seats being placed in the aisles in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Swansea for twenty years or...

Duration:00:27:00

George Beverly Shea – America’s Beloved Gospel Singer

5/24/2019
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George Beverly Shea History Podcast (ANS) - Listen to Dan Wooding's moving interview with the late George Beverly Shea. Shea, who, although he was known as America’s Beloved Gospel Singer, was actually born in Canada. He was considered "the first international singing 'star' of the gospel world." This came as a consequence of his solos at Billy Graham Crusades, radio exposure, records, and television presence. Because of the large attendance at Graham's Crusades, it is estimated that George...

Duration:00:26:45

Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Life

5/21/2019
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Podcast From the UK (ANS) - Have you ever wondered if Bob Dylan is still a Christian? This question has perplexed many Dylan followers over the many years of his career. Dan Wooding recently conducted a fascinating interview with Scott M. Marshall, the author of a recent and wonderful book called “Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Life.” Are you a Bob Dylan fan? This podcast is a program you won't want to miss. Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Life reveals a depth of insight that has not been previously...

Duration:00:27:14

Christopher Lee-Power Acting For the Lord

5/18/2019
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From the UK (ANS) - Christian actor Christopher Lee-Power has become a well-known actor in the UK. I caught up with him recently to interview him about a new movie being made about his life called Free to Be. We have his amazing story on our recent podcast. Christopher Lee-Power appreciates our prayers as he serves the Lord in the movie industry. Enjoy!

Duration:00:26:53

Young People Are Leaving the Church In Record Numbers

4/25/2019
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Jeff with J Warner Wallace and Sean McDowell It's a fact, young people are leaving the church in record numbers—but what can we do about it? Bestselling authors and worldview experts, Sean McDowell, Ph.D., (son of Josh McDowell) and J. Warner Wallace, (author, Cold Case Christianity) know that parents, youth leaders, and Christian educators need to help the next generation embrace a biblical worldview. Their new book is available now! Anaheim, CA (ANS) - Sean McDowell and J. Warner Wallace’s...

Duration:00:14:02

Podcast: Harvey Thomas – Surviving the Brighton Bombing

4/17/2019
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Dan Wooding’s amazing interview with Harvey Thomas, Margaret Thatcher’s press officer, a Christian, who was blown up during the Conservative Party Conference in the Grand Hotel in Brighton, England, on October 12, 1984, and survived it. Years later he was able to meet the Irish Republican Army (IRA) bomber, Patrick Magee, and forgive him and they now do reconciliation conferences together.

Duration:00:26:40

George Verwer – Is for Real

4/9/2019
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Here is a fascinating interview with American-born George Verwer, Founder of Operation Mobilization (OM), who now lives in London, England. In this conversation, he shares his amazing story of how God used him to birth one of the world's largest mission groups after attending a meeting at Madison Square Garden in New York, and has seen tens of thousands of people give their lives to Christ. He also talks about OM Ships, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and will be visiting...

Duration:00:27:11

Andy Hawthorne – A Message for the Youth of the World

4/8/2019
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International journalist Dan Wooding interviews Andy Hawthorne, a British Christian rock singer, musician, poet, radio and TV host, teacher, writer and pastor, who is founder of The Message, a trust, based in Manchester, UK, and has been honored for his work among young people by Queen Elizabeth. In the early days of The Message, Andy was a member of the Christian band World Wide Message Tribe who had success in the UK and American pop charts.

Duration:00:25:01

Cindy Kent – Three Careers in One

3/25/2019
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Dan Wooding interviews the multi-talented Cindy Kent, who's been a well-known folk singer with The Settlers, then a pioneer UK Christian broadcaster honored by the Queen, and later, a clergywoman. In semi retirement, Cindy is still hard at work as Dan discovered when he met up with her recently at the Christian Resources Exhibition in Manchester, England.

Duration:00:25:33

Andy Flannagan – Christians in Politics

3/18/2019
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Dan Wooding talks with this Northern Ireland born Christians who is seeking to bring reconciliation in British politics and to share Christ in the British Houses of Parliament.

Duration:00:26:16

Steve Goddard – The Church in the UK (and Sgt. Pepper)

3/18/2019
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In this latest interview, Dan Wooding talks with Steve Goddard, head of the Christian Resources Exhibition, about the state of the Church in the UK. Dan also learns about Steve’s latest novel called “Whatever Happened to Billy Shears?” In this fascinating book, Steve explains how he has taken a character called Billy Shears from the hit “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band” album, and told his story and his love affair with Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.

Duration:00:26:09

Irish singer, Dana – All Kinds of Everything

3/18/2019
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Dan Wooding interviews Irish Singer, Dana, who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1970, and later ran for President of Ireland, came third, but then was elected for a five year term in The European Parliament. A committed Christian, she is now back in the studio making a new album.

Duration:00:27:26

Jozy Pollock – A Backstage Pass to Heaven

3/6/2019
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Cover of Jozy Pollock's new book Dan Wooding's extraordinary interview with London-born Jozy Pollock, who talks about how she escaped from being killed at Sharon Tate’s home by the Manson gang. This just one of the many incredible stories contained in her new book called “Backstage Pass to Heaven,” in which she talks about her friendship with people like John Lennon and Elton John, her conversion to Christ, and her time as a LA prison chaplain.

Duration:00:25:55

Gordon Pettie – Life in Spain with Revelation TV

2/22/2019
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Gordon Pettie is the CEO of Revelation TV based in Spain, though he is originally from Liverpool, home of the Fab Four. He never dreamed that one day he would be involved in broadcasting the Gospel to the world with his wife, Lorna, and in a fascinating interview with Dan Wooding, he shares how it all came about.

Duration:00:27:19

Dan’s Sister Ruth Ross and growing up in Nigeria

2/8/2019
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Ruth Ross – Dan Wooding’s sister – talks with Dan about their missionary parents, Alfred and Anne Wooding, who met and married in Nigeria. In this picture, Dan and Ruth are in the back yard of their Liverpool home.

Duration:00:25:58

Peter Wooding – 15th MP trip to Ukraine

1/29/2019
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Please stay tuned for Dan Wooding's podcast when he interviews his son Peter about his most recent Mercy Projects trip to Ukraine, where he joined 65 Ukrainian teenagers at a winter camp, he reported from Kiev on the Orthodox Christmas Day as the country celebrated independence from the Russian Orthodox Church and also preached in a number of prisons in Eastern Ukraine close to the war zone. The photo is of Peter at the first prison he visited after he had just given one of the men a red and...

Duration:00:26:02

Louis Zamperini – Unbroken

1/15/2019
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Dan Wooding’s latest podcast reprises his interview with Louis Zamperini, whose story is featured in a movie based on Laura Hillenbrand's book, “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.” Unbroken tells the inspiring story of the Olympian track star Louis Zamperini and his determination to survive imprisonment as a World War II prisoner of war. In addition to the book, a Hollywood movie was made. The movie sequel, however, goes on to tell the rest of the story...

Duration:00:27:04

Roma Downey – Box of Butterflies

1/15/2019
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Listen to the latest episode from Dan Wooding on the ASSIST News Podcast.

Duration:00:25:02

I Wonder If Chocolate Kills Brain Cells

1/6/2019
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Dan Wooding interviews his son Andrew in North Wales about his book, "I Wonder If Chocolate Kills Brain Cells".

Duration:00:26:37