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Rod Bennett: Former Baptist & Evangelical

May 9, 2016

A long time friend of the Coming Home Network, Rod Bennett, joined Marcus for an episode of the Journey Home that should spark the interest of any history buff.  In his latest book, “The Apostasy That Wasn’t,” Rod sets out to challenge some common assumptions about what happened to the Church between the age of the apostles and the Reformation.  Was there really a thousand year period when the Holy Spirit was absent from salvation history?  Citing the Fathers of the Church, and even more recent theologians like John ... more
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Four Witnesses Brought Me Home

December 30, 2014

Former Southern Baptist Rod Bennett used to believe that the Catholic Church was the result of the “Great Apostasy.” However, as he was lead to read the works of the earliest Christians, he realized that the Early Church actually resembled Catholic beliefs and traditions! ... more
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The Quest for Truth

July 20, 2011

My childhood’s Christian experience ... more
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From Prophetess to Pope — A Couple Journeys Together

July 7, 2011

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One Body and One Spirit, Ephesians 4:4-13

May 27, 2009

Marcus welcomes long-time friend Bruce Sullivan, a former Church of Christ minister. Bruce discusses his new understanding of St. Paul’s Ephesians 4:4-6, 11-13, which had been central to his life as a Church of Christ pastor. ... more
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Thomas Smith, Former Baptist Minister

January 3, 2005

Marcus and Tom answer open-line questions together from the audience. ... more
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Steve Clifford: Former Mormon

November 12, 1999

Steve was born and raised in Utah in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons). His ancestors had been Mormons since 1832. At the age of 18, he joined the Air Force and met his Catholic wife in Germany. Though his wife and later his children were Catholic, he believed the Catholic Church was an apostate church. In 1993, his wife asked him to come to listen a presentation made by Scott & Kimberly Hahn.  After listening to Scott, Steve went on a quest to disprove him and affirm Mormon ... more