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The Profile

Hundreds of in-depth interviews with inspiring Christians. Guests include world renown DJ Moby, Bible teacher Joyce Meyer, missionary Jackie Pullinger, Gospel superstar Fred Hammond and activist Shane Claiborne

Episodes

  • Patrick Barrett: ’God used donkeys to save me from addiction’ Patrick Barrett: ’God used donkeys to save me from addiction’ Play in Edifi Player

    Patrick Barrett: ’God used donkeys to save me from addiction’

    After leaving the army, Patrick Barrett turned to alcohol to cope with trauma, but God called him back to his childhood faith using the most unlikely means. He tells Rachel Matthews the full story.

  • Trussell Trust’s Emma Revie: What keeps me awake at night Trussell Trust’s Emma Revie: What keeps me awake at night Play in Edifi Player

    Trussell Trust’s Emma Revie: What keeps me awake at night

    In the midst of ongoing pressures on all our finances, Emma Fowle sits down with Emma Revie, CEO of the UK’s largest network of foodbanks, Trussell Trust. In this in depth interview, Emma talks about how her faith motivates her work and what she thinks should be done about the cost of living crisis.

  • Leadership special: Marcus Honeysett on when Church leadership goes wrong Leadership special: Marcus Honeysett on when Church leadership goes wrong Play in Edifi Player

    Leadership special: Marcus Honeysett on when Church leadership goes wrong

    Powerful Leaders? is a book that exposes and explores how leaders are tempted away from a biblical model of leadership into illegitimate - and in the worst cases abusive - use of authority and power. It's written by Marcus Honeysett, the director of Living Leadership, a charity that focuses on healthy leadership and church culture. In this conversation with Andy Peck, Marcus explains how leaders can safeguard themselves against moral failure. The Profile is brought to you by Premier …

  • GB News presenter Calvin Robinson: Getting back to tradition and scripture GB News presenter Calvin Robinson: Getting back to tradition and scripture Play in Edifi Player

    GB News presenter Calvin Robinson: Getting back to tradition and scripture

    Calvin Robinson has attracted a huge following online in recent months, and is known for espousing strongly held opinions on contentious subjects such as the Covid vaccine. He's said that to be labelled a "conspiracy theory" is a "badge of honour", yet he doesn't want to be known as "controversial", arguing instead that he's voicing views which are shared by millions of others. In this interview with Premier Christianity's Sam Hailes, Calvin explains how the Church of England "blocked" his …

  • Leadership special: Kintsugi Hope’s Patrick Regan OBE on developing mental resilience Leadership special: Kintsugi Hope’s Patrick Regan OBE on developing mental resilience Play in Edifi Player

    Leadership special: Kintsugi Hope’s Patrick Regan OBE on developing mental resilience

    The Profile podcast is now bringing you a bonus interview every week! Premier's resident leadership expert interviewer Andy Peck has been having conversations with preachers and pastors for the past 17 years. You'll now be able to hear some of the best of his interviews. This week Andy meets the founder of Christian mental health charity Kintsugi Hope and author of Bouncing Forwards, Patrick Regan. The Profile is brought to you by Premier Christianity magazine. Subscribe for news, features …

  • Anthony Ray Hinton: Sentenced to death for a crime he didn’t commit Anthony Ray Hinton: Sentenced to death for a crime he didn’t commit Play in Edifi Player

    Anthony Ray Hinton: Sentenced to death for a crime he didn’t commit

    Anthony Ray Hinton spent 30 years inside an Alabamian prison waiting to be executed. Hinton doesn’t use the word “hell” lightly; nevertheless, that’s what decades of solitary confinement was like, he says. So how did he cope? “Faith keeps you from getting caught up in everyday trauma, because your life is so consumed with trying to live like Jesus. And it was no different for me on the row. I had a job to do, and that was for those men to see Christ in me." Remarkably, Hinton believes God had a …

  • Leadership special: Care for the Family’s Katharine Hill on parenting in a world of screens Leadership special: Care for the Family’s Katharine Hill on parenting in a world of screens Play in Edifi Player

    Leadership special: Care for the Family’s Katharine Hill on parenting in a world of screens

    The Profile podcast is now bringing you a bonus interview every week! Premier's resident leadership expert interviewer Andy Peck has been having conversations with preachers and pastors for the past 17 years. You'll now be able to hear some of the best of his interviews. This week Andy meets the UK Director of Care for the Family, Katharine Hill, who is the author of Left To Their Own Devices? Confident Parenting in a World of Screens The Profile is brought to you by Premier Christianity …

  • Bishop Joseph D’souza: Advocating for India’s poorest while facing persecution Bishop Joseph D’souza: Advocating for India’s poorest while facing persecution Play in Edifi Player

    Bishop Joseph D’souza: Advocating for India’s poorest while facing persecution

    Joseph D’souza is a civil rights advocate and Anglican bishop whose work in India has drawn the praise of many civil and religious leaders. In this interview with Premier Christianity's Sam Hailes, the primate of the Good Shepherd Church of India talks about his calling to advocate on behalf of poor and marginalised groups, and stand against the caste system, which he says is pervasive not just in India, but around the world. Neither Christians nor other religious groups have a good track …

  • Leadership special: Hope Virgo on eating disorders Leadership special: Hope Virgo on eating disorders Play in Edifi Player

    Leadership special: Hope Virgo on eating disorders

    The Profile podcast is now bringing you a bonus interview every week! Premier's resident leadership expert interviewer Andy Peck has been having conversations with preachers and pastors for the past 17 years. You'll now be able to hear some of the best of his interviews. This week Andy meets Hope Virgo, who has run award winning campaigns on mental health and eating disorders, including #DumpTheScales. She is also the author of You Are Free (Even if you don't feel it) The Profile is brought …

  • Tyler Staton: Praying like a monk, living like a fool Tyler Staton: Praying like a monk, living like a fool Play in Edifi Player

    Tyler Staton: Praying like a monk, living like a fool

    The head of 24-7 Prayer USA, Tyler Staton’s love affair with talking to God started when his youth leader challenged him to prayer walk his school every single morning for the whole of his summer holidays. Not only did find that he enjoyed God’s company, by the end of the year, half his classmates had been saved! In this interview, he chats to Emma Fowle about spiritual hunger, his latest book and why a church should be known for the character of its congregation, not the stature of its …

  • Leadership special: Rick Hill on making resilient disciples Leadership special: Rick Hill on making resilient disciples Play in Edifi Player

    Leadership special: Rick Hill on making resilient disciples

    The Profile podcast is now bringing you a bonus interview every week! Premier's resident leadership expert interviewer Andy Peck has been having conversations with preachers and pastors for the past 17 years. You'll now be able to hear some of the best of his interviews. This week Andy meets the Northern Irish church leader, speaker and author of Deep Roots of Resilient Disciples, Rick Hill.

  • Worship leader Anthony Evans: Faith, therapy and working with Christina Aguilera Worship leader Anthony Evans: Faith, therapy and working with Christina Aguilera Play in Edifi Player

    Worship leader Anthony Evans: Faith, therapy and working with Christina Aguilera

    Anthony Evans is a worship leader, artist and vocal producer, well known for putting his own unique spin on some of the world's biggest worship songs. In this in depth interview with Premier Christianity's Sam Hailes, Anthony talks about the moment he discovered he could sing, his subsequent tour with Kirk Franklin and why the Christian music industry has been slow to bring diverse voices and sounds together. The producer, who appeared on the US series The Voice and worked with Christina …

  • Leadership special: CBeebies TV presenter Gemma Hunt Leadership special: CBeebies TV presenter Gemma Hunt Play in Edifi Player

    Leadership special: CBeebies TV presenter Gemma Hunt

    The Profile podcast is now bringing you a bonus interview every week! Premier's resident leadership expert interviewer Andy Peck has been having conversations with preachers and pastors for the past 17 years. You'll now be able to hear some of the best of his interviews. This week Andy meets TV presenter, and author of A Good Friend, Gemma Hunt.

  • Jay Lowder: Saved from suicide, now a travelling evangelist Jay Lowder: Saved from suicide, now a travelling evangelist Play in Edifi Player

    Jay Lowder: Saved from suicide, now a travelling evangelist

    Jay Lowder was seconds away from ending his life when an unexpected interruption, followed by a dramatic revelation of Jesus’ love for him, changed everything. He tells Sam Hailes the full story.    The Profile is brought to you by Premier Christianity. Subscribe from $1/month at premierchristianity.com