In 1 Timothy 2:3-6, St. Paul wrote that there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. But how do we understand the relationship between this “one God” and this “one man Christ Jesus”? Must of us automatically hear this relationship through the doctrine of the Trinity, one God in three persons, but this doctrine itself is not found in Scripture, and not all Christians today, basing their faith on Scripture alone, believe in the doctrine of the Trinity. So how should we understand the relationship of God the Father, our Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit?
Raised as a Mormon in Salt Lake City, Fr. Erik became interested in the Catholic faith after going to Mass with a friend. After reading about the Catholic Church he not only decided he wanted to be a Catholic, but at the age of ten also decided he wanted to become a priest. Fr. Erik […]
In this special Jehovah’s Witness Roundtable episode of the Journey Home, Marcus discusses, with two former Jehovah’s Witnesses, Dr. Jeff Schwehm and John Davis, as well as Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ, the unique doctrines of this group and how Catholic Christians can respond to them in truth and love.
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 […]
Marcus and Alex answer open-line questions from the audience. Alex was 16 when he met Jesus and was filled with the Holy Spirit. Years later he founded a Pentecostal Holiness congregation in Michigan. His journey to the Catholic Church began with a Bible study with his people. He asked them if they would like to […]
Mark’s parents did not often attend church, but at a young age he was permitted to participate at a Baptist congregation, where he was aware of God, loved the Scriptures and knew Jesus Christ. From the ages of 13 to 20, he became active in the United Pentecostal Church, which denies the Holy Trinity and […]
Marty was reared a Jew in a very Jewish neighborhood in the Bronx. As a young boy his best friend was the only Catholic on the block. As a radio operator he befriended a Franciscan brother. He also married a Catholic. However, it took 20 years for him to be baptized and enter the Church. […]