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St. Matthias and Witnessing to Christ’s Resurrection, 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 – Deep In Scripture Radio

May 21, 2014

Today is the feast of St. Matthias. The remaining eleven apostles were gathered in the Upper Room, after the resurrection and ascension of our Lord, and Simon Peter, their leader appointed by Christ, called them to an important task: the replacement in the vacant office of Apostle of Judas. Of the two qualified men nominated, the Holy Spirit led them to chose St. Matthias, but the main reason for this act of choosing him to replace Judas was, as stated in the book of Acts, that “one of these men ... more

Don Brey – Deep in Scripture 08/29/2012

August 29, 2012

Today’s Scripture: Matt 16:18-19, John 20:19-23, Acts 1:20-26, Acts 15:28-29 ... more
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Binding & Loosing, Matthew 16:19, 18:18

December 9, 2009

Marcus welcomes his RCIA sponsor and good friend Rev. Paul Key, former Presbyterian pastor with an Evangelical background. Fr. Paul focuses on the passages in the New Testament that discuss the authority Jesus gives to Peter, the Apostles and to the Church to “bind and loose” in the Gospel of Matthew, and then especially regarding the forgiveness of sins in the Gospel of John. ... more
Mark Ayers

The Authority that Brought Us the Bible, 1 Timothy 3:15 & Matthew 16:19

November 4, 2009

Marcus welcomes former Reformed Presbyterian Marc Ayers. Marc discusses what the Early Church looked like before the New Testament was compiled and how he came to realize that he had always relied on authority and tradition to interpret the Bible — just through his own Christian traditions. He began to search for the authority that Christ established and saw these Scripture verses through a new lens. ... more

Open Line With Dr. Robert Stackpole, Former Anglican Priest

July 7, 2008

Marcus and Dr. Stackpole answer open-line questions from the audience. ... more
Marcus Grodi

Marcus Grodi: The Early Church Fathers I Never Saw

March 19, 2007

In this special episode of the Journey Home, Marcus shares his discoveries in the writings of the Early Church Fathers he never saw when he was a Protestant. He talks about such writers as: St. Clement of Rome, St. Ignatius of Antioch, St. Irenaeus, St. Justin Martyr, St. Cyprian of Carthage, St. Ambrose of Milan and St. Augustine of Hippo. ... more
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Fr. Leonard Klein: Former Lutheran Minister

January 29, 2007

Father Leonard was reared in the Lutheran faith. He attended Yale University with the intention of becoming a lawyer but began hearing a call to ministry during his freshman year in college. During seminary, he had his first thought about the Catholic faith. His journey to the Church would last for 22 years as he pastored Lutheran parishes. He entered into full-communion with the Catholic Church in 2003 and was ordained a priest in 2006. ... more

John W. Giles: Former Evangelical

August 8, 2005

John was a devout Evangelical Protestant as a child. During his high school and young adult years, he fell away from faith in Christ. His wife, Deborah, turned her life over to Jesus Christ during their third year of marriage. John followed her with his recommitment to Christ the following year. The couple’s journey to the fullness of the faith in the Catholic Church began in 1999 when they went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. This trip sparked an interest in the roots of Christianity and led to ... more
Dr Douglas Grandon

Dr. Douglas Grandon: Former Episcopal Priest

March 14, 2005

When Doug was a teenager, a friend shared Christ with him. Doug wasn’t sure God existed but, at his friend’s invitation, prayed for the Lord’s forgiveness and felt God’s grace for the first time. Later, he served as a Pentecostal missionary translator for five years in Yugoslavia. While studying Church history, he began to wonder to what church people like St. Augustine belonged. An Episcopal bishop friend taught him about apostolic succession and the Blessed Sacrament, leading him to be ordained an Episcopal priest. While studying ... more
Al Kresta

Al Kresta: Former Non-Denominational Minister

December 6, 2004

Al was reared in a Catholic home. However he was never properly taught the faith and didn’t see it being lived out in his family. In high school and college, during the 1960’s, he easily fell away into the life of sex, drugs and rock and roll. After an experience with LSD, he began a search for the meaning of life. This search brought him to an Evangelical Church when he met Jesus Christ and eventually became a Non-denominational pastor. It was a question about the faith from one ... more
Ned South

Ned South: Former Episcopal Priest

May 3, 2004

Ned and Marcus answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. ... more