Great Stories with Charles Morris
#38: M.D. Perkins on Gender and Sexuality in the Church

#38: M.D. Perkins on Gender and Sexuality in the Church

July 28, 2021

Gender and sexuality have become some of the most controversial topics facing the church today. Far from new, these issues continue to be hotly debated in the church.

Why is this conversation so pressing today? And how can Christians engage the issue with compassion and truth? M.D. Perkins is a researcher, director, and producer for American Family Association. Today, he joins Charles Morris to talk about his new movie In His Image: Delighting in God’s Plan for Gender and Sexuality, while also digging into Scripture, research, and why this issue isn’t going away any time soon.

#37: Dr. Michael Gillian on How a Smart Person Can Believe in God

#37: Dr. Michael Gillian on How a Smart Person Can Believe in God

July 21, 2021

We live in a world that often tells us that it’s foolish to be a Christian, which begs the question: Can a smart person believe in God?

Dr. Michael Guillen is a physicist, three-time Emmy winning science journalist, and former editor for ABC News. He’s also a great example of how a scientifically-minded person would not only believe in God, but love Jesus with his whole heart. In this interview, Dr. Guillen talks about how he came to believe in God—not in spite of science—but in harmony with what he’s learned about the physical world.

#36: Ray and Betty Whipps Tell Their Story of Faith and Love in World War II

#36: Ray and Betty Whipps Tell Their Story of Faith and Love in World War II

July 14, 2021

In Europe during WWII, Ray Whipps served as an infantryman under General Patton in the trenches of Normandy, Paris, and Belgium. Betty was a field nurse in Cherbourg, France. After Ray was injured in a mortar blast, the two met and bonded over their shared faith. As Betty nursed Ray back to health, they fell in love and vowed to marry after the war.

But then things went terribly wrong. Hear Ray and Betty introduce their remarkable story of faith and love amidst the calamities of World War II.

#35: Louis Zamperini: Story of an Olympian, WWII Hero, and Unbroken Follower of Christ

#35: Louis Zamperini: Story of an Olympian, WWII Hero, and Unbroken Follower of Christ

July 7, 2021

A lesser man would have broken. Louis Zamperini was already a national hero as an olympic athlete, but then his bomber went down in WWII, leaving him adrift for 47 days. There he faced sharks, exposure, and starvation. Finally rescued, he was then forced to face relentless torture as a prisoner of war.

Today's episode recovers an interview Charles conducted with Louis Zamperini just after he turned 90. Hear Louis in his own words describe the incredible events that became a bestselling book and blockbuster movie. This fascinating conversation will keep you on the edge of your seat.