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Luke 16 and the Parable of the Unjust Steward – Fr. Douglas Grandon

November 22, 2016

Marcus Grodi welcomes Fr. Douglas Grandon, a convert to Catholicism and long time friend of The Coming Home Network, to discuss Luke 16, and Jesus’ parable of the unjust steward.  Tackling one of the more confusing teachings of the Bible, Marcus and Fr. Grandon try to unpack what is meant by our Lord by this cryptic story. ... more
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NEW CHNetwork Community Question: What Scripture Makes More Sense to You Now?

October 24, 2016

Once again, we’re asking our readers and members about how their path to Catholicism has shaped the way they look at Christianity and impacted how they live.  Here’s this week’s question: ... more
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Matthew 16:18 – Jesus Changes Peter’s Name… So What’s His New Job? – Jimmy Akin

September 23, 2016

In this episode of Deep in Scripture, Catholic Answers Senior Apologist Jimmy Akin joins Marcus Grodi to discuss Jesus’ commissioning Peter as the Rock on which He would build His Church.  Catholics have an easy explanation for this, but many other Christians have a very different spin on this passage from Scripture.  Join Jimmy and Marcus as they break down one of the key Bible verses that divides Catholics and other Christians. ... more
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A Baptist Preacher’s Son Becomes Catholic

August 8, 2016

What would convince a Jesus-loving, hymn-singing, Baptist preacher’s son to become a Catholic? This is a question that many have had for me over the past couple of years, whether they have worded it quite as succinctly or not. Why would someone with such a vibrant faith, rooted in a rich, solid family tradition, walk away from it and leap into the arms of the Church of Rome? Though many have probably speculated, citing history, art, or unity, they all fall short of the true reason that my wife ... more
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10 Steps of Dialogue to Help Non-Catholic Christians Discover the Beauty and Truth of the Catholic Faith

July 5, 2016

How can we help our non-Catholic Christian friends and family discover the beauty and truth of the Catholic Faith? This is precisely why the Coming Home Network International exists, and, by grace, we have been able to help many “come home.” But many who have contacted us have not continued the journey. We aren’t here to “push, pull, or prod” anyone into the Church, but rather to stand beside. In doing so, we have discovered that, even if we are able to clear up misunderstandings about Catholic teachings and ... more
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The Fathers Know Best: Scripture and Tradition in the Early Church – Patrick Madrid – Deep in History

June 16, 2016

In this Deep in History lecture, Patrick Madrid addresses a common question regarding Scripture- with thousands of different perspectives on the Bible, whose should be trusted? Patrick explains how the best way to understand disputed passages of Scripture is to look at the way they were interpreted by those closest to the apostles- the Early Church Fathers, who, through the medium of Sacred Tradition, preserved the understanding of the Bible that the Catholic Church upholds today. ... more
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A Methobapticostal Comes Home – Bond Strong

June 13, 2016

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“He who does not love does not know God; for God is love.” – I John 4:8 – How do we know if we really love God?

June 3, 2016

In a world where your feelings toward your spouse, your car, your job, and your favorite food can all be described with the word “love,” what are we supposed to make of God’s call to love our neighbor as ourself? Marcus Grodi and Jim Anderson take an in-depth look at the implications of God’s greatest commandment- to love Him, and secondly, to love one another as He loves us. ... more