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Church Authority and the Holy Trinity – Msgr Frank Lane – Deep in History

May 22, 2016

In this Deep in History lecture from 2009, Msgr Frank Lane discusses the mystery of the Trinity, and why the authority of the Church is necessary for preserving our understanding of it.  Along the way, he explains how a culture of radical individualism is ultimately a rejection of the Trinity. ... more
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Kirk Ross, former Church of God – Abrahamic Faith

March 21, 2016

Kirk Ross speaks of growing up in northern Illinois in a faithful home in which his father, both grandfathers and his uncle were ministers in the Church of God – Abrahamic Faith tradition.  It was a theology based strictly on sola scriptura with a high regard for individual study and interpretation.  Kirk fit right in and approached his faith intellectually.  It was during his graduate studies in Austria, a country with a heavy concentration of Catholics, that he met a Catholic woman who would challenge his beliefs.  Their eventual marriage would ... more
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The Forerunners of the Reformation

March 1, 2016

Dr. Scott Hahn, former Presbyterian pastor, journeys through the intellectual and cultural ideologies, as well as the historical figures, that led up to the Protestant Reformation. Dr. Hahn give special focus to the necessity of the papacy. ... more

April Bright: Former United Pentecostal

February 16, 2015

April was brought up in a faithful United Pentecostal home. When she was a little girl her mother taught her about God and prayer. From and early age April had a close relationship with Jesus. By the time she was eight she began to see problems in Scripture with the United Pentecostal’s denial of the Holy Trinity, even though, at that time, she hadn’t heard of the Trinity. By the time she was 12, she began to feel that there must be something more. Feeling she was just pretending ... more

Dr. Matthew Cabeen: An Evangelical Protestant Who Became Catholic

November 3, 2014

Matthew was brought up as an Evangelical Protestant. His parents had previously been active Jehovah’s Witnesses. As a child he was filled with a love and knowledge of the holy Scripture, as his parents hosted frequent Bible studies in their home. Matthew’s journey to the Catholic Church began when he was in college through the influence of his father. As Matthew’s father began to discover the truth and beauty of the Catholic faith through the books he was reading, he would share them and discuss them with ... more

My Conversion

November 3, 2011

I am about to turn 40 years old. The older I get, the less inclined I am to speak about myself. I’d rather talk about Augustine, Aquinas, or someone else that time has vindicated their right to be heard. On the other hand, telling my story reveals to those who listen that the things I speak about are things that have guided the course of my life and truly reflect what is most meaningful to me. There is an enduring value, I think, to listening to the life-story of another. ... more
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“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

Tom Cabeen: Former Jehovah’s Witness Elder

May 19, 2008

When Tom was four years old his parents joined the Jehovah’s Witnesses, bringing him with them into that faith. He fully embraced the Jehovah’s Witnesses and quickly became an elder at the age of 21. He began to develop doubts when the predicted end times failed to materialize which the Witnesses had emphasized. Eventually, Tom and his wife were disfellowshipped and shunned by their family and friends. Tom’s intense research and study led him first to Evangelical Protestantism and eventually to full-communion with the Catholic Church. ... more

Fr. Erik Reichsteig: Raised Mormon but Wanted to Become a Catholic Priest

October 15, 2007

Raised as a Mormon in Salt Lake City, Fr. Erik became interested in the Catholic faith after going to Mass with a friend. After reading about the Catholic Church he not only decided he wanted to be a Catholic, but at the age of ten also decided he wanted to become a priest. Fr. Erik was ordained a Catholic priest on June 25, 1994. ... more

Karl Kohlhase: An Evangelical Who Followed Christ Through Many Christian Denominations Before Discovering Catholicism

October 30, 2006

Karl was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church. Later he drifted from his faith but found it again when he read the Scripture passage, “Come follow Me” Matt. 4:19. During his journey he was a member of many denominations before coming Home to the Catholic Church. He now writes and performs Christian music and makes it available on his website: ... more
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Alex Jones: Former Pentecostal Minister

November 1, 2004

Marcus and Alex answer open-line questions from the audience. ... more
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Mark McNeil: Former Jesus-Only Pentecostal

June 23, 2003

Mark’s parents did not often attend church, but at a young age he was permitted to participate at a Baptist congregation, where he was aware of God, loved the Scriptures and knew Jesus Christ. From the ages of 13 to 20, he became active in the United Pentecostal Church, which denies the Holy Trinity and teaches that the one Person, Jesus, manifested himself in three guises in history. After attending Bible College, Mark developed an interest in Trinitarian questions. He became an Assembly of God pastor, because that denomination believes in ... more