Theology of the Body

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JonMarc Grodi – Childhood Convert to Catholicism

June 21, 2016

When Marcus Grodi’s family was received into the Church, JonMarc was 6 years old.  Growing up around an apostolate designed to help people become Catholic, he found himself surrounded by great resources to learn and grow in the faith, but knew he had to do the hard work of finding out the truth for himself.  As he reached college age, he found himself grappling with deeper philosophical questions about the ... more
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Headship and Submission, in the Family and in the Church – Ephesians 5:21-23 – Steve Wood

June 15, 2016

When Ephesians 5 pops up in the lectionary, every pastor knows what kind of fallout they need to be prepared for.  Does submission in a family relationship diminish the value of certain members?  What are the implications for the Church in regard to obedience to hierarchy?  Can someone who is given a Biblical mandate to lead and govern forfeit the legitimacy of their claim to authority through immoral or imprudent behavior?   ... more
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Rose Sweet: Healing after Divorce

January 18, 2016

Rose is the oldest of 9 kids from a good Catholic family. In her adolescence she got swept up in the culture of the 1960s. She had an immature faith and thought that if she were the perfect wife and mother all would be well. Rose talks with Marcus about how, after experiencing more than one divorce, the Lord Jesus guided her to his the path he was calling her to ... more
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Brandon Barker: Former Southern Baptist/Evangelical

March 16, 2015

Brandon grew up in Texas the son of two wonderful Christian parents and from his youth he loved Jesus Christ. When he was about 12 Brandon and his family began to attend a Southern Baptist congregation. Almost all of his friends were Christians of some stripe or another. He knew very few Catholics and believed that the Catholic Church was a cult. When he was 17, he felt was called to full-time ... more
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Longing For Truth

July 1, 2014

“My longing for truth was a single prayer.” – St. Edith Stein ... more
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Brantly Millegan: Former Evangelical Protestant

March 17, 2014

Brantly Millegan and his wife both grew up in Protestant churches and were fully received into the Catholic Church at Easter Vigil 2010, a month before graduating from Wheaton College, the so-called “Harvard of evangelical schools”. Brantly describes his journey from the Evangelical tradition. ... more
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Surprised by Truth – and Beyond

March 1, 2012

Sometimes I think the greatest thing that ever happened to me spiritually was getting kicked out of Franciscan University of Steubenville. ... more
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“Spirit of Slavery,” “Abba, Father,” & Same-sex Attraction — Ezekiel 11:17-20 & Romans 8:14-17

March 10, 2010

Special Edition of Deep in Scripture – “Verse(s) I never saw…” Series ... more
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As Christ Loved the Church & Handed Himself over for Her, Ephesians 5:1-2, 21-33

February 25, 2009

Marcus welcomes former Episcopal priest Fr. Eric Bergman, currently a Catholic priest in the Diocese of Scranton, PA. Marcus and Fr. Eric discuss the Sacrament of Marriage as a model of the Church, as well as the roles of husbands and wives and Christ and His Mystical Body, the Church. Often a controversial set of verses, Fr. Eric discusses why the awesome unfolding of this verse was pivotal to strength ... more
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Mystical Marriage between Christ & the Church, Ephesians 5:22-32

January 7, 2009

Marcus welcomes friend Joseph Pearce, who is a former neo-Nazi turned Catholic through coming to know great Christian literature. Joseph’s new book Race With the Devil: My Journey from Racial Hatred to Rational Love details his conversion from white-supremacist to coming to know a merciful savior. ... more