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Breaking Down the Mass

Breaking Down the Mass

January 21, 2020

This week's episode is from my appearance on Gary Michuta's Hands on Apologetics program that airs on Virgin Most Powerful Radio.  In this episode we walk through the Mass step by step and break down the meaning of what is going on.  There is much more than meets the eye.  To learn more about Gary visit handsonapologetics.com.

Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story with Nancy HC Ward

Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story with Nancy HC Ward

January 14, 2020

Does evangelizing and telling your story scare you?  This week I had the great honor of speaking with author and speaker Nancy HC Ward.  Nancy gives us some great advice and tips on how to share our story.  Someone out there needs to heart your story because it will resonate with them in a way nothing else will.  Learn more about Nancy and her great work by visiting her website at nancyhcward.com, her blog at joyalive .net, and check out her great book titled "Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story" on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B01KR3HMVE

What Does The Catholic Church Teach on Abortion?

What Does The Catholic Church Teach on Abortion?

January 7, 2020

In this week's episode we look at the very controversial topic of abortion.  From the beginning the church has taught against it.  In this episode I discuss why, and answer a couple questions that are commonly used by abortion activists.  It is my hope that this episode assists in understanding the teaching for the church in a deeper way. 

Who is Jesus?  A Brief Look at the Incarnation

Who is Jesus? A Brief Look at the Incarnation

December 31, 2019

Merry Christmas everyone.  As we celebrate the birth of Christ is imperative to understand who exactly he is.  In this brief episode I look at scripture to uncover who he is and what his mission was/is.  Have a great week.

The Early Church Fathers and Catholic Doctrine

The Early Church Fathers and Catholic Doctrine

December 17, 2019

This week's program is my appearance Gary Michuta's radio program titled "Hands on Apologetics" on Virgin Most Powerful Radio.  We discuss a few passages from the early church fathers and how they point to Catholic doctrine.  These quotes include authority, apostolic succession, and the eucharist.  To learn more about Gary's work visit handsonapologetics,com.

Answering the Protestant Challenge with Karlo Broussard

Answering the Protestant Challenge with Karlo Broussard

December 10, 2019

This week Catholic Answers apologist Karlo Broussard comes on the program to discuss his book "Meeting the Protestant Challenge" from Catholic Answers Press.  Karlo helps us defend objections using scripture.  We discuss the authority of Peter at the Council of Jerusalem in Acts 15.  The challenge to Papal infallibility, and the sinlessness of Mary.  He gives us a lot if great information.  Check out his new book.  It will be a great tool to add to your Apologetics arsenal.

The Need For Evangelism with Ed Graveline

The Need For Evangelism with Ed Graveline

December 3, 2019

This week evangelist Ed Graveline comes on the program to discuss the need to evangelize.  Ed has been involved with St. Paul Street Evangelization since 2013.  He has an amazing reversion story that he shares, and we discuss the command of Christ to evangelize the nations.  If you want to join Ed in Sierra Vista, AZ leave a comment and I will get you connected.  I am starting a team in Tucson and would love for you to join.  Not in Tucson?  Go to https://stpaulevangelization.com/basic-evangelization-training/ to learn more.

Praying with Bricks with J.M> Kraemer of The Lego Church Project

Praying with Bricks with J.M> Kraemer of The Lego Church Project

November 26, 2019

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing J.M. Kraemer of The Lego Church Project.  We discuss how he got started with the project, the challenges, and the rewards.  He also talks about how it is a prayer and a tool for evangelization.  It was a fun interview.  Learn more about the project at https://www.facebook.com/LegoChurchProject/.

Biblical Basis for Confession

Biblical Basis for Confession

November 19, 2019

This show is my appearance on Gary Michuta's radio program titled "Hands on Apologetics".  Gary and I discuss the biblical basis for the sacrament and how my discovery of it aided in my conversion.  You can learn more about Gary's program at handsonapologertics.com.

Overcoming a Pornified Culture with Steven Pokorny

Overcoming a Pornified Culture with Steven Pokorny

November 12, 2019

This week my guest Steve Pokorny and I discuss the sensitive issue if pornography.  Steve is the founder of freedom-coaching.net and author of the book titled "Redeemed Vision:  Setting the Blind Free from the Pornified Culture".  We discuss what pornography is, its dangers, and how to overcome it.  Check out his great work!

The Biblical Basis For The Communion of Saints

The Biblical Basis For The Communion of Saints

November 4, 2019

This week's program is actually my appearance on Gary Michuta's radio program on Virgin Most Powerful Radio titled Hands on Apologetics.  In this episode Gary and I discuss the biblical basis for the Catholic teaching on the Communion of Saints.  We also discuss the early church stance as swell as its effect on my conversion.  Check out Gary's program on www.handsonapologetics.com and please visit my site tucsonapologetics.org.

The Problem With The Prosperity Gospel with Rene Albert

The Problem With The Prosperity Gospel with Rene Albert

October 22, 2019

This week popular blogger Rene Albert joins me on the program.  He blogs on Patheos and his blog is titled "Coffee & Crucifix".  We discuss the errors of the prosperity gospel and the damage it does to the Gospel of Christ.  To learn more follow Rene on Twitter @coffeencrucifix or find him on Facebook at Coffee and Crucifix.  To read his article about the prosperity gospel visit https://www.patheos.com/blogs/coffeeandcrucifix/2019/09/the-problem-with-prosperity-theology/

Biblical Teaching on the Eucharist

Biblical Teaching on the Eucharist

October 15, 2019

This episode is one of two that will be posted this week.  The Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith, and a Pew Research survey published a few months ago showed that a majority of Catholics saw it as symbolic.  This episode examines the scriptural evidence for the Catholic belief.  Please visit my website at tucsonapologetics.org for more articles on the Eucharist. 

Are Suicide Victims Without The Hope Of Heaven?

Are Suicide Victims Without The Hope Of Heaven?

October 8, 2019

In this week's episode I discuss a very sensitive topic.  The topic of suicide.  In this short episode I lay out the teaching of the Church about those who die of suicide.  Please share.  For more info please visit tucsonapologetics.org.

Am I Catholic? With Kendra Von Esh

Am I Catholic? With Kendra Von Esh

October 2, 2019

This week I am honored to have author, podcaster, radio show host, and Shalom News anchor Kendra Von Esh on the program.  Her journey of faith is inspiring, and we discuss how her journey started, some of her challenges, and what God has led her to now.  Her story is inspirational!  You can learn more about Kendra on her website at www.kendravonesh.com

The Beauty of the Mass with Charles Johnston

The Beauty of the Mass with Charles Johnston

September 25, 2019

In this week's episode author Charles Johnston drops by to discuss his book titled "The Beauty of the Mass".  We also discuss his conversion to the Catholic church and how the Eucharist and the liturgy led him tp deeper research and the realization that the church is true.  Charles has a popular blog and his website in www.nowthatimcatholic.com, and his book can be purchased on Amazon https://amzn.to/2leKTr1

We had some technical glitches over the course of this interview so my apologies for the hiccups here and there.

William Hemsworth on Hands on Apologetics with Gary Michuta

William Hemsworth on Hands on Apologetics with Gary Michuta

September 17, 2019

On August 15 I had the opportunity to appear on the Hands on Apologetics radio program hosted by Gary Michuta.  We discussed my conversion to the Catholic faith and the Tucson Institute of Catholic Apologetics.  I hope you enjoy.

The Great Adventure Bible with Jeff Cavins

The Great Adventure Bible with Jeff Cavins

September 12, 2019

Website:
https://ascensionpress.com/pages/tga-events

Bio:
Jeff Cavins is recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the most effective and engaging speakers In the Church today. Over the past several decades, Jeff has dedicated his life to developing The Great Adventure: A Journey through the Bible, a practical, interactive program that helps people read the “big picture” of God’s plan in Sacred Scripture and understand its meaning for their lives. The Great Adventure presents the entire sweep of the Bible in a way that is easy to understand and genuinely fun. Its unique Bible Timeline learning system has revolutionized Catholic Bible Study for hundreds of thousands of Catholics Last year, The Great Adventure Bible was published to accompany the timeline.
In celebration of The Great Adventure's 15th anniversary, Jeff will be giving students and enthusiasts of the program a chance to walk through the Bible with him in a day at 2 very special events this fall--Christ Cathedral (Orange County, CA) on Sept 28 and The Museum of the Bible (D.C.) on October 19.

A Storyteller talks Grace with Tony Agnesi

A Storyteller talks Grace with Tony Agnesi

September 8, 2019

Tony Agnesi comes on the program and talks discusses the role of grace in our lives.  He discusses how faith has sustained him through hard times and how faith and grace can sustain us.  It is a very uplifting conversation that will make your day better.  Tony also released a new book recently that is sure to benefit you.  Visit tonyagnesi.com and use the code "friends" to get it signed, a 20% discount, and free shipping!

What is Purgatory? With Matthew Chicoine

What is Purgatory? With Matthew Chicoine

September 6, 2019

Matthew Chicoine comes back on the program to discuss purgatory.  It is a topic that is misunderstood by our Protestant friends, and in many cases in misunderstood by Catholics.  So what exactly is purgatory?  Matthew and I discuss the official church stance. scripture passages, and tradition from the early church.  Matthew has also written a few great articles about the topic which I have included here as a supplement.  

https://thesimplecatholic.blog/2017/07/05/3-childhood-experiences-that-taught-me-about-purgatory/  

https://thesimplecatholic.blog/2017/03/26/3-reasons-why-i-used-to-think-purgatory-was-like-overtime-in-a-football-game/

https://thesimplecatholic.blog/2017/11/17/3-reasons-why-leaf-by-niggle-is-my-favorite-tolkien-treasure/  

http://resources.desmet.org/SophTheology/handouts/Leaf%20By%20Niggle.pdf