In this episode, I explore how we live a life of love and service in our world of distractions, without compromising our faith.
How to Tolerate Injustice | Lesson from the Martyrdom of Polycarp
Today, we don't know how to tolerate injustice. By learning from the Martyrdom of Polycarp of Smyrna, I think we can discover how.
Christian Culture Depicted in Art
Our secular society denies so much of the Christian worldview, and often puts it down or oppresses it. But, Stephen and I have seen some interesting shows that offer a look into the world when it was driven by Christian values. Art can offer interesting insights into these historical periods, and not all new content is bad. Some really is truly insightful. This is a good discussion of what happens when you find Christian culture depicted in art.
181. Have a Merry Christmas!
I hope you are having a Merry Christmas! Today, I want to remember what this day is about and take a moment to read the stories given to us about the birth of Jesus. So, I will read the stories of the Nativity in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. It's important to go back to these stories, which is why today's episode will do just that. Instead of telling people to "keep the Christ in Christmas," I want to do that. If you agree, join me in reading these stories, and take time to reflect on what they teach.
168. Drawn in by Beauty – Stained Glass Zealot Interview
Recently, I sat down with the Stained Glass Zealot to talk about the beauty of stained glass, and how it draws you in. Check out his Twitter account here or his Substack to see what he's doing to show how beautiful this art is. Mostly, we discussed the beauty of churches. But, we dove into several other topics like the Lindy Effect, Divine Light by Abbot Suger, fashion vs. eternal beauty, and much more. Listen here or subscribe below to watch the interview:
164. Dispelling Common Catholic History Myths
There are so many Catholic history myths out there that are so ingrained in our minds that we just believe them. But, are these stories we know for sure about our history really true? Brendan Lane from the Catholic History Show joined me to explain why our understanding of history is mistaken. The Catholic History... Continue Reading →
Bonus Episode 3 | Conversation With Joe Rigi At Our Warpath
The Catholic Church has a term called the "Church Militant," which is the body of living Christians - those who are still fighting the spiritual fight. Joe Rigi and his team at Our Warpath are helping Catholics live an authentically Catholic life. We were able to have a great chat about what it means to be authentically Catholic and the challenges facing those trying to do so.
137. Book Review | Villains of the Early Church by Mike Aquilina
Wonder how the Church has addressed issues as they arise? If you want to learn more about the early heretics and persecutors the early Christians faced, this is an easy book to read.
92. The Way, The Truth, The Life: Part 3
Enjoying the series so far? This third part talks about the root of the idea of the Mean from philosophy. If you want to see how a proper mode of acting can be reasoned to, tune in.
90. The Way, The Truth, The Life: Part 1
This episode begins a new series on what it means when Jesus claims to be the Way, the Truth, and the Life. We'll dive into why that is and how we arrive at the point where He comes to fulfill the plan of salvation.
89. Why Christmas Shouldn’t Replace Advent
There's no more Advent season anymore- just Christmas. As soon as Thanksgiving is over, it's the Christmas season, not Advent, that is all across America. In this podcast, we talk about "Why Christmas Shouldn't Replace Advent"