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 and Jeff answer open-line questions from the audience. Jeff was raised a Lutheran until his parents became Jehovah’s Witnesses when he was six years old. He became very active with the Witnesses and even left his home to work full-time at Bethel, the Watch Tower headquarters, in Brooklyn, New York. He met he future […]
Father Newman was raised in South Carolina by Christian parents but received little religious instruction. After attending a summer camp for gifted children, he was inspired by his teachers to become an atheist. As a teen he eagerly played the part of the Village Atheist. He chose to attend Princeton University to escape the “Christ-haunted […]
Glen was reared a Methodist, in the projects in Milwaukee, one of 10 children. At 13, he was sent to a Jesuit boarding school but he wasn’t interested and did not learn the Catholic faith. From his experiences in school, he came to dislike white people and the Catholic Church. In college, he met his […]
Daniel is Kurdish for northern Iraq. Raised Muslim, he completed college in the United States. He married an American Protestant. From his youth he had always been seeking Truth. After a long journey he accepted Jesus Christ. Eventually both Daniel and his wife Sara entered the Catholic Church in 1998.