Looking to heaven, loving the Earth. A conversation with publisher and literary agent Tony Collins

Episode 32 March 24, 2022 00:32:30
Looking to heaven, loving the Earth. A conversation with publisher and literary agent Tony Collins
The Testimony Podcast
Looking to heaven, loving the Earth. A conversation with publisher and literary agent Tony Collins
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Show Notes

My guest for this episode is the writer, publisher, and literary agent, Tony Collins. Tony has spent nearly fifty years working in the world of Christian publishing in the UK. He has worked for Hodder & Stoughton, Kingsway, Monarch, Lion Hudson, and SPCK. Over the course of his career, he has published at least 1400 books and owned three magazines. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Christian Writers.

In this episode, we talk about Tony’s encounters with the spiritual experience of God, and what it is like to encounter God in places where the culture and theology are very different from the one that we are used to. We discuss how these encounters challenge our beliefs and what they say about the longing within us to be in the presence of God. We also talk about Tony’s deep conviction for the care and stewardship of the Earth, and we discuss how we can both long for the spiritual home that is to come and also see the holiness in God’s creation here and now. 

This is Tony’s story.

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