We Had to Ask: Anthony Mangun

Posted by: in Interviews, We Had to Ask on June 19th

InsideOut: What is your favorite cereal?

Anthony Mangun: Shredded wheat (plain, not flavored or frosted).

IO: If you lived in another country, where would you live?

AM: Making the decision for the kingdom of God, I would choose Asia where there is great revival; making the choice for recreation, I would choose Switzerland.

IO: When you go to Starbucks, do you get a hot or cold drink? What do you usually get?

AM: Cold: double-chocolate chip frappucino.

IO: What time of day do you usually pray and read your Bible?

AM: Time of Day: 7:00-8:30 a.m.

IO: What book are you reading right now?

AM: It All Goes Back In The Box by John Ortberg

IO: If you could go back in time and bring back one item to the present, what would you get and why?

AM: I would want to bring more time into the present.

IO: What passage of scripture has stuck with you through your life?

AM: Proverbs 3:6: “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”

IO: Sometimes we make Christian living so complex. What are some basic principles that you have lived by?

AM: Prayer/Fasting/The Word and Evangelism

IO: As pastor of the Pentecostals of Alexandria, you get to see into hundreds of students’ lives. What is one thing that you admire about this generation?

AM: I admire this generation’s high-tech skills and their development of unique ways to communicate the gospel in a high-tech society.

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