CBB Review: A Daily Defense

Have you ever had someone ask you a question about the Catholic faith and you did not know how to respond? Perhaps you thought you had a good answer but you were afraid you might be wrong so you chose not to discuss it? There is a new book out and it does an excellent job arming readers with the info they need to be better informed about the faith and better equipped to defend it. The book is called A Daily Defense: 365 Days ( plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist and author Jimmy Akin has … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Devin Rose

Devin Rose is a convert to Christianity from atheism. After spending some time as an Evangelical Protestant, he became convinced of the Catholic Church's claims. He is a professional software developer by day and a lay apologist by night. He lives in central Texas with his wife and two children.This week Devin and I discussed how to evangelize in a loving manner and his latest book Navigating the Tiber.PETE: The prospect of debating with a Protestant can be stress full, nerve-wracking, … [Read more...]

CBB Giveaway: Navigating the Tiber

This week we have two titles to give away! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Navigating the Tiber: How to Help Your Friends and Family Journey Toward the Catholic Faith by Devin Rose and sponsored by Catholic Answers (you can read the review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts NOW and will end 12AM EST Friday 9/02. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review: Navigating the Tiber

Devin Rose has crafted a worthy follow up to his exceptional book The Protestant's Dilemma .  A convert himself, Devin takes readers on a guided conversation with one of your Protestant friends that serves as an aid in the sometimes contentious debates that can occur. The books title is Navigating the Tiber: How to Help Your Friends and Family Journey Toward the Catholic Faith and it is a worthy addition to anyone’s library.First an explanation of the title. Often times the conversion pr … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Jimmy Akin

PETE: I have asked this of other Patristic experts, most notably Mike Aquilina, so I would like your take on this one. What makes the Church Fathers so relevant today? JIMMY AKIN: They are the hinge that connects our age to the apostolic age. They are an indispensable link in the transmission of the Faith from the first century to today. They also provide key context needed to understand some of the material in Scripture. PETE: Your book The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – The Fathers Know Best

This week Catholic Answers sponsors their first CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church by Jimmy Akin. Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 6/13 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]