Blessed Through the Catholic Church by Bob Jepsen, D.Min. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Growing up in the 1940s and 50s, I was blessed with a happy childhood in a loving family of four, including one older brother. My parents taught us the “old fashioned” values of honesty, goodness, kindness, and viewing […]
Acts 15 – The Council at Jerusalem 1 Corinthians 11:23-25 For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread,  and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body which is for you. […]
Since becoming Catholic, I have been asked numerous times “why?” “Why are you doing this?” Many Catholics have asked with excitement in their voices, and my non-Catholic family and friends have asked with dismay.Interestingly, no one asks void of emotion.
David’s books are “Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic,” ”Rapture: The End-Times Error That Leaves the Bible Behind”.
The thirteen years my husband, Ray, served as an Episcopal priest were exciting, fulfilling years. We had both come from a Disciples of Christ background, and we found the intellectual and liturgical ethos of the Episcopal Church very satisfying. But questions arose: Who was right? Which were the teachings faithful to the Gospel? Who was to say which teachings were true or false? Where was the locus of authority?
Former Scottish Presbyterian Mike Carlton joins Marcus Grodi on this week’s Deep in Scripture to discuss Matthew 16: 13-20; 1 Peter 3: 15; Philippians 4: 13 and John 20: 22-23.
Happy Groundhog’s Day! Host Marcus Grodi welcomes former Church of Christ minister Eben Emerson to discuss 2 Corinthians 11: 1-10.
Always a Bible-Christian (with a bout of agnosticism), John Hollmen was led to the Episcopal church because of it’s traditional nature, which eventually brought him home.
During our inquiry into the Catholic Church, we were looking for the whole truth and nothing but the truth. To our dismay, we discovered that Protestants have lost or purposely discarded several major benefits of the New Covenant. What the Catholic Church had recognized as truth was reevaluated by the protesters, who had to make things fit their new “each one is his own authority” belief system.
Who gave them the authority to overrule the Church Fathers? As I studied these, I could see no valid reasons for discarding these truths. Who should make decisions in the Church? Who can be trusted to do it right? Such questions had plagued me for a long time.
Former Pentecostal pastor Drake McCalister joins Marcus Grodi to discuss the Scripture verses 2 John 9: 8-10; John 8: 31-32; Ephesians 3: 9-11 and Matthew 18: 15-17.