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Clark Durant – Former Congregationalist, Presbyterian, and Episcopalian

August 9, 2016

Clark Durant remembers his father rewarding good marks in Sunday school with tickets to Detroit Tiger baseball games.  He always remembers having positive associations with Christianity, attending whatever services he found to be edifying and faithful to his understanding of the Gospel.  In the course of pursuing a career in law, he became acquainted with some of the intellectual Catholic leading lights at Notre Dame, as well as those working in the Reagan administration, and was impressed by their witness.  Eventually, while working on an urban education project with Detroit’ ... more
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Cole Matson: A Presbyterian Who Became A Catholic

January 12, 2015

Cole was raised in a devout Presbyterian household, though his parents didn’t baptize him as an infant because they believed he should make his own decision. Cole was converted to Christ and was baptized when he was 14 after reading Les Miserables and The Lord of the Rings. His journey to full communion with the Catholic Church began after reading Joseph Pearce’s C. S. Lewis, which caused him to seriously consider several Catholic doctrines, such as the Real Presence and Purgatory. Cole was received into the Catholic Church in 2010. ... more
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Dale Ahlquist: A Baptist Who Became a Catholic

November 10, 2014

Dale was born in a devout Baptist home. His parent gave him a deep love of God and Scripture. As a young man he memorized whole books of the Bible. On his honeymoon in Rome, while first reading G. K. Chesterton, he began his journey, without knowing it, to the Catholic Church. Chesterton’s emphasis on history and the Holy Eucharist led dale home to the Catholic faith, in 1997. Dale is the founder and president of the American Chesterton Society. ... more
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Reading G.K. Chesterton Led This Evangelical Baptist to Discover the Catholic Church – Interview with Dale Ahlquist

November 10, 2014

Dale Ahlquist shares how his faith in Jesus Christ found greater fulfillment in the sacraments and communion of the Catholic Church. Reading G.K. Chesterton started him on his journey home! ... more
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Upon This Rock — That Doesn’t Roll

October 31, 2012

He was called the “Father of Jesus Rock.” Everyone who was an Evangelical or Pentecostal Christian in the 1970s knew who he was. He wrote such songs as “I Wish We’d All Been Ready,” “U.F.O.,” “One Way,” “I Am a Servant,” and “Righteous Rocker, Holy Roller.” He was the one who lamented playfully, “Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?” He had brilliant lyrical and musical gifts. He could hold audiences in the palm of his hand, easily making them roll with laughter, rock with ... more
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“Freed from sin and become slaves of God” — Hollywood & Saint Paul

February 17, 2010

Special Edition of Deep in Scripture – “Verse(s) I never saw…” Series ... more
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Truth & Evangelization, Jeremiah 6:16, Proverbs 15:1, Psalm 16

July 8, 2009

In this “Year for Priests,” Marcus asks guests to choose Scripture verses that have specifically inspired them to follow Jesus. Marcus welcomes Dale Ahlquist, former Baptist, to discuss, among other things, Scripture, G.K. Chesterton, truth, and evangelization. ... more
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Open Line With Joseph Pearce, Former Agnostic Anglican Skinhead

January 28, 2008

Marcus and Joseph answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. ... more
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Deacon Nathan Allen: Christian & Missionary Alliance

January 15, 2007

Deacon Nathan grew up in Japan. His parents were Evangelical Protestant missionaries in that country. He was a strong believer in Christ but desired more in his faith life. For a time he was intrigued by eastern religions. Some chance encounters and his discovery of G. K. Chesterton led him to full-communion with Christ’s Catholic Church. ... more
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G. K. Chesterton: An Anglican Who Became a Catholic

February 16, 2004

In this special addition of the Journey Home, Marcus interviews G. K. Chesterton, portrayed by Chuck Chalburg. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Born in London, in 1874, he was reared in the Church of England, entering the Catholic Church in 1922. He died in his home, in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, on June 14, 1936. ... more
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Dale Ahlquist: Former Baptist

February 2, 2004

Dale was born in a devout Baptist home. His parent gave him a deep love of God and Scripture. As a young man he memorized whole books of the Bible. On his honeymoon in Rome, while first reading G. K. Chesterton, he began his journey, without knowing it, to the Catholic Church. Chesterton’s emphasis on history and the Holy Eucharist led dale home to the Catholic faith, in 1997. Dale is the founder and president of the American Chesterton Society. ... more
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Dale Ahlquist & Chuck Chalberg: Talk About G. K. Chesterton

January 2, 2002

Dale was born in a devout Baptist home. On his honeymoon in Rome, while first reading G. K. Chesterton, he began his journey, without knowing it, to the Catholic Church. Dale is the founder and president of the American Chesterton Society. ... more