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Charlie McKinney: Former Southern Baptist

February 17, 2014

Marcus Grodi welcomes former southern Baptist, Charlie McKinney.  Growing up in Alabama, Charlie and his family were active in the church in a community and culture that was predominantly southern Baptists.  In fact, Charlie does not recall even knowing a person of the Catholic faith until arriving in Washington, D.C. post graduation.  It was there, while working in the political arena and then in Delaware, where his horizons were ... more
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Philip Frederick: Former Non-Practicing Protestant

December 2, 2013

Philip Frederick shares his conversion story from growing up in a family where, despite faith being a non-issue, he and his three siblings had a wonderful childhood.  It was not until, as a recent high school graduate, he met a young woman who happened to be Catholic.   From that chance encounter, his life took a whole new trajectory.  Philip tells how the rosary and a saintly elderly priest played significant ... more
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In Christ and Still Abiding?

July 31, 2013

The reason we must evangelize, with both creative yet charitable strategies,  is because of the biblical concepts of being “in Christ” and “abiding in Christ.” ... more
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Randy Ory: Revert from the Church of Christ

April 22, 2013

New Orleans native, Randy Ory, speaks of growing up in Louisiana – a place very Catholic in its culture and its practice.  Randy attended Catholic schools through twelfth grade and was very devoted to his faith.  He shares how he gradually moved into Protestantism, eventually joining and being active in the Church of Christ for an eleven year period.  Questions began to arise, however, so he started studying on his own, ... more
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Shannon Kurtz: Former Baptist & Evangelical Free; revert

March 25, 2013

Shannon Kurtz grew up in Bay City, MI as one of six children in an devout Irish Catholic family.  Fully immersed in the Catholic school and parish life, Shannon loved everything about her faith.  The sudden death of her mother at age 44 while Shannon was in high school, and the subsequent loss of her mentor Aunt had a profound effect on the family.  Several years later, after some college, Shannon ... more
Samuel-Hopper

Coming Home

March 18, 2013

Airport encounter ... more
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Home at Last

May 28, 2012

“Then you will know that I, the Lord your God dwell in Zion, my holy hill.”  ... more
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Shane Kapler – Deep in Scripture 05/02/2012

May 2, 2012

Ephesians 1:22 and 4:7,11-16 ... more
Dr. Frank Hermann

Toward the Celestial City

April 23, 2012

Browsing the religion section of the local used bookstore, I caught sight of a peculiar volume, the black and red ink on the spine contrasting sharply against the drab surroundings. “Now, there’s an oxymoron!” I thought to myself as I reflected on the book’s title, which read Catholic and Christian. Intrigued by the apparent paradox, I reluctantly grasped the book from the shelf and began reading, beginning with ... more
Mark McNeil

“the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit” — Acts & Matthew 28:19

March 17, 2010

Special Edition of Deep in Scripture – “Verse(s) I never saw…” Series ... more