February 6, 2012

A Video Interview with Author Ian Morgan Cron


September 21, 2011

Ian Morgan Cron, author of Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me, (which we reviewed here) sat down with Brad Russell, the Senior Editor of FaithVillage, to talk about his memoir that details “the thread of grace” that runs from his childhood to his adulthood.

In Part 1, Ian talks about the theme of his book and the tragedy that can occur when people get stuck in their stories:


In Part 2, Ian talks about his approach to telling his story, striking sentimentalism from his work, and provides advice to aspiring memoirists:


In Part 3, Ian speaks to the necessity of the Eucharist, both for his book and for his life.


This interview was filmed during the STORY Conference at Park Community Church in Chicago, Illinois on September 16, 2011.

Originally Published: February 6, 2012
Category: Culture
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