Matthew grew up in a Protestant family. His mother had been Baptist and his father had been Catholic. They brought Matthew up in a Charismatic Episcopal parish. In high school, he got involved in the rock music culture. In a few short years he didn’t want anything to do with Christianity. When he was 17 he got involved […]
Deacon Rick was brought up Catholic but by high school he had lost his faith. He believed in God but religion was the last thing on his mind. While in college, he began to read the Bible for the first time, while attending a Church of Christ fellowship. After giving his life to Jesus Christ he dropped […]
Today is another special re-air of an episode of Deep in Scripture broadcast on 1/11/2006. We are sharing this program in honor of Fr. Ryland who passed from this life on Thursday, March 20th, 2014. We explore the question: “Why should we trust this collections of old books?” and look at 2 Timothy 3:14-17, 1 Corinthians 11:1-2, 1 Corinthians 15:1-5, 2 Timothy 2:2, 2 Thessalonians 2:25, and 1 Timothy 3:14,15.
Read the Bible and the Catechism in a Year! The Catholic Church has always venerated the divine Scriptures, and teaches that “Sacred Scripture is the speech of God as it is put down in writing under the breath of the Holy Spirit.” She also, “forcefully and specifically exhorts all the Christian faithful to learn ‘the surpassing knowledge of […]
Marcus & Dr. Healy answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Dr. Healy is associate professor of Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. She is general editor, with Dr. Peter Williamson, of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, a series of commentaries that interpret Scripture from the heart of the Church, […]
Frank was brought up in a secular home, with no talk of God. At the age of 19, however, after reading the gospels for the first time, he underwent a profound transformation and yielded his life to Jesus Christ. His neighbor, a Baptist minister, became his mentor. After college he thought he would be a […]
John grew up in the Christian Reformed Church (Dutch Calvinist) and served as a pastor for four years before becoming Catholic in 2001, while getting a Ph.D. in Scripture from the University of Notre Dame. John is now an associate professor of theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, specializing in the Old Testament and the […]