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September 2014 Newsmakers Interview Series!

December 31st, 1969


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Dr. Marvin Olasky, host of the
Newsmaker Interview Series


The Newsmakers Interviews with Marvin Olasky kicks off for the school year on Monday, September 22. The fall lineup features well-known authors, the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church, and two attorneys. Join us in the Barbara Hodel Center or tune into our live webcast here! On Thursday Dr. Olasky will be joined by Randy Singer, an author, lawyer, and pastor. View our gallery from throughout the week at the bottom of this article!




Elyse Fitzpatrick

On September 22 at 12:40, Elyse Fitzpatrick, a nationally known speaker and author, will be interviewed. She holds a certificate in biblical counseling from CCEF (San Diego) and an M.A. in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary. She has authored 18 books on daily living and the Christian life, including Give Them Grace. She is head of Women Helping Women Ministries and is a frequent women’s conference speaker. She and her husband live in Escondido, California.


Carolyn McCulley

Author, speaker, and filmmaker Carolyn McCulley will be speaking with Mr. Olasky on September 23 at 12:20. She has written three books—The Measure of Success, Radical Womanhood, and Did I Kiss Marriage Goodbye?— and contributed to Sex and the Supremacy of Christ, edited by John Piper and Justin Taylor, and the forthcoming ESV Women's Devotional Bible. She has also written for numerous publications, including The Washington Post and Christianity Today, and her commentary has appeared on The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, Boundless, and True Woman. She is the founder of Citygate Films, a documentary film company based in the Washington, D.C. area.




Mark Dever

Mark Dever will be on campus speaking on September 24 at 12:40. He serves as the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. A Duke graduate, Dr. Dever holds a M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a Th.M. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Ecclesiastical History from Cambridge University. He is the president of 9Marks Ministries and has taught at a number of seminaries. Dr. Dever has authored several books and articles.  He and his wife Connie live on Capitol Hill.


Randy Singer

Randy Singer—a critically acclaimed author and veteran trial attorney—will be talking on September 25 at 12:20. He has penned nine legal thrillers, including his award-winning debut novel Directed Verdict. In addition to his law practice and writing, Randy serves as a teaching pastor for Trinity Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He calls it his "Jekyll and Hyde thing"—part lawyer, part pastor. He also teaches classes in advocacy and ethics at Regent Law School and serves on the school's Board of Visitors. He and his wife live in Virginia Beach.




Mikey Weinstein

On September 26 at 12:40, Mikey Weinstein will be speaking, representing an alternate viewpoint on religious freedom. He has held numerous positions in corporate America as a senior executive businessman and attorney. He founded the nonprofit charitable foundation – the Military Religious Freedom Foundation – and Dr. Olasky will examine the Foundation's battle against what Weinstein refers to pejoratively as the 'far-right religious fundamentalists.' In November 2013, for the fifth consecutive year, the Foundation was officially nominated again for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize (its sixth total nomination). In December 2012, he was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in U.S. Defense by Defense News.

Interviews on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday are at 12:40 p.m. in the Hodel Coffeehouse; Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:20 p.m. Follow PHC's Facebook page and Twitter account to stay up-to-date with all the details on these interviews!