Breadbox Media
Off the Shelf - Episode 197 with Jesse Romero

Off the Shelf - Episode 197 with Jesse Romero

October 23, 2020

This week we take  a look at the current Presidential election. Jesse Romero joins me to discuss why President Donald J. Trump deserves a second term and why Mary has this under control. Get  a copy of Jesse's latest A Catholic Vote for Trump: The Only Choice in 2020 for Republicans, Democrats, and Independents Alike here

Off the Shelf - Episode 196 with Kathleen Beckman

Off the Shelf - Episode 196 with Kathleen Beckman

October 16, 2020

Many have come to the realization that we are in the midst of a spiritual battle. This battle has stretched across all aspects of our lives from society, to political, to the Church itself. Kathleen Beckman joins me this week to discuss how we can arm ourselves for the battle. Grab a copy of her phenomenal book A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare: Strategies for Deliverance and Healing here.

Off the Shelf - Episode 195 with Fr. Bill Byrne

Off the Shelf - Episode 195 with Fr. Bill Byrne

October 9, 2020

This week on Off the Shelf we are taking a look at something a little lighter during these unique and stressful  times. Father Bill Byrne has written a fantastic book filled with wit and humor that is sure to lift your soul. Listen in as Father Bill and I discuss a few of the 50 chapters in his book 5 Things with Father Bill: Hope, Humor, and Help for the Soul. Get your own copy here

 

Off the Shelf - Episode 194 with Joe Knopp and Daryl Lefever

Off the Shelf - Episode 194 with Joe Knopp and Daryl Lefever

September 29, 2020
If you follow me on social media, and many of you do, I have made no secret since about July /August where my allegiances lie in this election and I have clearly stated MULTIPLE times why. This election is not Right vs Left. It's good vs evil. THAT’s why the new film The Trump I Know is so very important because the Left controls our airwaves and have spent over 3 years portraying Donald Trump to be something other than what he really is. Filmmakers Joe Knopp and Daryl Lefever join me this week to give their thoughts on this election, what it means to the future of this country, and what their experiences were interviewing the strong women who know Donald Trump best. The real Donald Trump, and not the media portrayal of him. Learn more about the film at www.thetrumpiknow.com

 

Off the Shelf - Episode 193 with Fr. Jeffrey Kirby

Off the Shelf - Episode 193 with Fr. Jeffrey Kirby

September 18, 2020

This week Father Jeffrey Kirby and I discuss the oldest prayer of our Catholic faith, the Our Father. We say it every week during Mass and multiple times during the rosary but have you ever stopped to consider what it means? We cover this and Father's latest book Thy Kingdom Come: Living the Lord's Prayer in Everyday Life. Get your copy here.

Off the Shelf - Episode 192 with James Day

Off the Shelf - Episode 192 with James Day

September 11, 2020

A spiritual battle rages all around us, and in case you haven't noticed it appears to have spilled over onto the earthly realm. There is one saint we can turn to during these tumultuous times and the same one people have turned to for many, many years. Join James Day and I as we discuss the warrior saint, Saint Michael the Archangel. Check out James' book on Saint Michael here

Off the Shelf - Episode 191 with Joe Heschmeyer

Off the Shelf - Episode 191 with Joe Heschmeyer

September 4, 2020

This week Joe Heschmeyer returns to discuss his book  Pope Peter - Defending the Church's Most Distinctive Doctrine in a Time of Crisis. We take a deep dive look at the papacy and how we can defend it and church hierarchy as the truth. Get Joe's book here

Off the Shelf - Episode 190 with Karen Salstrom

Off the Shelf - Episode 190 with Karen Salstrom

August 28, 2020

More and more families are making the tough decision to abandon the public school system and instead choosing to homeschool their children. These can lead to some very stressful times for first-time homeschoolers. What curriculum should they use? How will each school day look? Will they fail or succeed? Was this the right decision. Join Karen Salstrom and I as we discuss the trials and tribulations of being homeschoolers. Check out her book Confessions of a Catholic Homeschool Mom here

 
Off the Shelf - Episode 189 with Joe Heschmeyer

Off the Shelf - Episode 189 with Joe Heschmeyer

August 21, 2020

It's almost a given that at some point during our lives we will question "Who am I?" What is our purpose and why are we here, usually follow. Joe Heschmeyer joins me this week to answer that question within the context of society today. Deep question indeed! You will definitely want to check out his book Who Am I, Lord? Finding Your Identity in Christ here.

Off the Shelf - Episode 188 with Jared Staudt

Off the Shelf - Episode 188 with Jared Staudt

August 14, 2020

This week on Off the Shelf I am joined by guest Jared Staudt. We take a look at how the Catholic faith can renew our fractured society. Lots of good stuff in this episode. Be sure to check out Jared's book Restoring Humanity: Essays on the Evangelization of Culture here.

 
Off the Shelf - Episode 187 with Becky Eldredge

Off the Shelf - Episode 187 with Becky Eldredge

August 7, 2020
This week Becky Eldredge joins me to talk about our prayer lives and establishing a solid relationship with God can help us navigate through today's troubled waters. You don't want to miss this episode as we pull back the curtains on Contemplative Prayer in the spirit of Saint Ignatius! get your copy of Beckys' book The Inner Chapel" Embracing the Promises of God here
 
Off the Shelf - Episode 186 with Brandon McGinley

Off the Shelf - Episode 186 with Brandon McGinley

July 31, 2020

How do we bring people back to Church and at the same time how do we return the Church to her former glory? For decades Church teachings and traditions have been watered down by modern society. This week Brandon McGinley and I discuss this very real problem and what solutions are available to us. Get your copy of Brandon's book The Prodigal Church: Restoring Catholic Tradition in an Age of Deception here

 
Off the Shelf - Episode 185 with Kris Frank

Off the Shelf - Episode 185 with Kris Frank

July 25, 2020

If there is one thing each of us could use right now it's a little hope. From our personal lives to the life of the Church an interjection of hope would be a truly wonderful thing. Join Kris Frank and I as we discuss the many areas in life where can can play a role in bringing hope to others. Grab a copy of Kris' book Hope. Always. Our Anchor in Life's Storms here

 
Off the Shelf - Episode 184 with Tim Glemkowski

Off the Shelf - Episode 184 with Tim Glemkowski

July 10, 2020

This week Tim Glemkowski stopped by to discuss parish renewal. We took a particularly hard look at how this has morphed since the covid pandemic. Grab your copy of Made for Mission: Renewing Your Parish Culture here

Off the Shelf - Episode 183 with John DeRosa

Off the Shelf - Episode 183 with John DeRosa

July 3, 2020

This week John DeRosa joins me to discuss his book   One Less God Than You: How to Answer the Slogans, Clichès, and Fallacies That Atheists Use to Challenge Your Faith. Upon reading this book my initial reaction is this book serves as a field manual for engaging atheists. We cover John's 5-step approach when defending the faith and take a look at a few of the twenty slogans atheists commonly use and how we can work our way through them.

Off the Shelf - Episode 182 with Fr. John Bartunek

Off the Shelf - Episode 182 with Fr. John Bartunek

June 26, 2020
This week Father John Bartunek joins me to discuss how to incorporate scripture into a daily prayer routine. We look at how to be effective pray-ers and why the scriptures are so important to us particularly in today's climate. We also take a look at Father's new four-volume edition of my personal favorite The Better Part: A Christ-Centered Resource for Personal Prayer. Get your own copy here

 

Off the Shelf - Episode 181 with Sr. Kathryn Hermes

Off the Shelf - Episode 181 with Sr. Kathryn Hermes

June 19, 2020

We are feeling our way through some very unprecedented times. Many struggle with job loss and the loss of friends and family due to illness. The recent lockdowns have led to isolation and many are feeling "off". In her book Surviving Depression: A Catholic Approach Sister Kathryn Hermes  lays out a roadmap to recovery. Tune in as we discuss ways to overcome depression and anxiety and realize a brighter tomorrow. Get your  copy of her book here.  

Off the Shelf 180 with Brandon Vogt

Off the Shelf 180 with Brandon Vogt

June 12, 2020

Evangelizing the faith can be a tricky thing. Many Catholics are simply not comfortable with spreading the faith. Thankfully we have some folks who ARE comfortable and are willing to us how. This week Brandon Vogt joins me to discuss ways we can answer the tough questions we may encounter about atheism, the gospel, same-sex marriage, transgenderism and more. Check out Brandon's latest book What to Say and How to Say it: Discuss Your Catholic Faith with Clarity and Confidence here.

Off the Shelf - Episode 179 with Christine Watkins

Off the Shelf - Episode 179 with Christine Watkins

May 29, 2020

If you have never heard of The Warning or are curious about it, this episode is for you. Christine Watkins joins me to discuss this message that has been given to numerous people about a time of mercy that has been said to occur in our generation. Learn more by getting Christine's book The Warning: Testimonies and Prophecies of the Illumination of Conscience here.

Off the Shelf - Episode 178 with Fr. Sebastian Walshe

Off the Shelf - Episode 178 with Fr. Sebastian Walshe

May 22, 2020

This week Father Sebastian Walshe joins me to share some insight into how we can be successful when we sit down to study scripture. He has some GREAT insight and tools for us to use. Also we take a look at the parables of Jesus and Father's book Secrets from Heaven: Hidden Treasures of Faith in the Parables and Conversations of Jesus. Get the book here

Play this podcast on Podbean App