Hard Verses: Violent Retribution and Anachronistic Customs in Scripture, Genesis 34 and 1 Corinthians 11

October 15, 2015 | one response

Marcus Grodi looks at a violent event in the Old Testament and an example of a now seemingly outmoded and largely abandoned custom regarding head coverings found in the New. What are we as Christians to make of such apparent anachronisms? Is the decision about whether and how to apply such scriptures a matter for […]

Lisa Campbell: Former Assembly of God – The Journey Home

October 12, 2015 | 3 responses

Lisa grew up in a terribly dysfunctional home. After bad experiences with Pentecostal “revivals” and living a young adulthood of drugs, violence, and suffering, Lisa sought refuge in an Assembly of God church. Lisa was introduced to Catholicism after she married a cradle-Catholic. Through him she became drawn to the Catholic faith. To read more […]

A New Deep in Scripture Season Launches: Hard Verses

October 8, 2015 | 2 responses

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

Kurt Hoover: Former Wesleyan Methodist – The Journey Home

October 5, 2015 | no responses

Kurt grew up in a very devout Wesleyan Methodist home. His grandfather was a minister in that denomination. At the age of 16, with the assistance of several men in his congregation, he made a deep commitment to a life of faith in Jesus Christ and was baptized. As a young man, through his experience […]

An Unexpected Swim… Home – Conversion Story of Jim Dodge, D.W.S.

October 5, 2015 | 22 responses

Suddenly wet and amused by the mystery of it all, how did I find myself in the Tiber stroking against the currents toward Rome? I had no intention of becoming Catholic. Though my intentions were to love and serve God with every sinew of my existence, I surmised it would be within my Protestant convictions. […]

Praying For Our Brothers and Sisters

October 2, 2015 | no responses

Friends, please take a moment this weekend to pray for all those good Christian men and women who, in fidelity and devotion to Jesus Christ, are being moved to seek out His Body, the Church. May they grasp the moment of grace and find ample resources and companionship for the journey. If you meet or […]

Deacon Jeffrey Lewis: Former Episcopalian – The Journey Home

September 28, 2015 | 3 responses

Deacon Jeffrey grew up in an Episcopal parish, in Maine, where his family had worshiped for many years. His faith in God was very personal and didn’t depend much on the local faith community, but in collegeit faded away. After he married an Irish Catholic girl, both of their faiths continued to be compartmentalized, attending church […]

His Hand Guides Me – Conversion Story of Jeffery Walsh

September 28, 2015 | 2 responses

I always believed I was special and that my life had been touched by God, even before I was ever born. My mother was so big when she was pregnant that the doctors thought she was going to have twins. Twins run in my family and my parents were ecstatic. I was born in 1967 […]

A Baptist Introvert to Catholic Convert – Conversion Story of John Litteral

September 21, 2015 | 2 responses

Before Finding Christianity I didn’t grow up in church and never went consistently until I was twenty-three years old.  I attended church only a handful of times growing up and the times I went I don’t recall listening to what was preached, nor did I have any sort of interest in it.  Even though my […]

Ulf & Birgitta Ekman: Former Charismatic/Non-Denominational – The Journey Home

September 14, 2015 | one response

Ulf was a restless secular teenager. He turned his life to Christ from the witness of a friend. Birgitta was born in India to Methodist missionary parents. Ulf and Birgitta met at university, while Ulf was studying for ministry in the Lutheran Church. After they were married they were both active in the Charismatic renewal. […]

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