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Joining our Sufferings to Jesus – Romans 8:16-17 – Bruce Sullivan

August 17, 2016

Former Church of Christ minister Bruce Sullivan joins Marcus Grodi on this episode of Deep in Scripture to discuss Romans 8:16-17, where St. Paul talks about the Holy Spirit bearing witness with our spirit that we are heirs with Christ- which is great- but then it goes on to say that we become those heirs through being joined with Christ in his suffering so as to receive his glory.  What does it mean to suffer for Christ?  Should we seek out suffering?  What about the notion that suffering can be ... more

Kris Sarver, Former Atheist

May 2, 2016

Kris Sarver was raised Catholic, but after asking complicated questions about Hell as a child, she figured that Catholicism, and religion in general, were for simpletons and the uneducated. She pursued a life as a scientist with the military, and after a failed marriage, decided that she should end her life. It was during that suicide attempt that she first felt the presence of a loving God. That relationship culminated in her rediscovery of the Catholic faith of her youth, which she joyfully practices today. ... more
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Fr. Pierre Ingram, former Baptist

March 7, 2016

Marcus Grodi welcomes Fr. Pierre Ingram who shares his faith journey.  Growing up in Canada as the adopted son of a Canadian Baptist father and a French Catholic mother, Fr. Pierre experienced aspects of both traditions and cultures, but received most of his formation through Baptist Sunday School.  At age 8, however, with the sudden death of his father, Fr. Pierre began to be more involved in his mother’s Catholic Church.  From their involvement in a Catholic Charismatic prayer group, Fr. Pierre found himself being drawn into the Church.  At ... more

Worshiping on Sunday — Zechariah 14: 20-21, Special Guest Davie Currie

February 25, 2016

Marcus Grodi invites good friend Davie Currie, former Fundamentalist Baptist seminarian and son of a pastor, to discuss a “Hard Verse” from the Book of Zechariah and how this verse opened his eyes to the continuity between the Old Testament and the teachings of the Catholic Church. Marcus and David also discuss briefly David’s new book Loving Baby Louie about helping children understand miscarriage and the loss of a baby. ... more

Jay Sardino: God’s Mercy through Infirmity

February 8, 2016

You don’t have to be at 100% health for God to work through you. ... more
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“Hard Verses” — A new Deep in Scripture series launches!!!

October 8, 2015

The Deep in Scripture Podcast is returning with a new series entitled “Hard Verses”! ... more

Jack Bryant: Revert

June 29, 2015

Jack had a good Catholic background but from his teen years, after a traumatic experience, he drifted away from the Church. His journey Home began when, after the death of his father, he went into a deep depression. It got so bad that it was affecting his work and family. He regularly drove past the local Catholic parish and felt drawn to it. With much fear and trembling, God led him to faith and healing through the guidance of a holy priest and his first confession in 45 years in the ... more

I Found Jesus in a Graveyard

December 29, 2014

My journey of faith began in the Cub Scouts at the age of eleven, working towards my religious medal. While the priest was explaining the Episcopalian theory of the Eucharist, I was daydreaming, my fingers doodling in the plush, cream-colored carpet. It would be an understatement to say that my soul did not burn for my faith. During one of these sessions, my father asked the priest a series of increasingly pointed questions about the hereafter. Some years earlier, my father had been rushed to the hospital and experienced a ... more
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We Are Debtors — Romans 8:12-23

December 10, 2014

In this episode of Deep in Scripture radio, Marcus Grodi and Kenneth Howell discuss what it means to be “debtors” to the world and to Christ. Are we sheep or are we sons and daughters of God? What does it mean to be a Christian? Do Christians suffer? What does Christian suffering mean? ... more

History and the Necessity of Continuity

October 9, 2014

Fr. Ray Ryland, a convert from the Anglican Church, talks about the importance of continuity within Christianity and Christian history. He explores the concept of the Church as the Mystical Body of Christ. ... more

To Know His Fullness, is to Know My Emptiness

August 18, 2014

I am a mother of three and married to the most patient husband. I was born in California, baptized Catholic, but raised in Pentecostalism.  ... more