January 22, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast I’m joined by Paul McCusker, Catholic convert and the creative genius behind the popular Adventures in Odyssey and many of the other popular radio dramas in the Focus on the Family Radio Theatre series. In this second part of our two-part interview, Paul and I chat about his experiences since becoming Catholic. We talk about the conversion process, parish life, the differences between Catholicism and our Protestant upbringings, and the challenge of… Read more

January 20, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast I’m joined by Paul McCusker, Catholic convert and the creative genius behind the popular Adventures in Odyssey and many of the other popular radio dramas in the Focus on the Family Radio Theatre series. In this first part of our two-part interview, Paul sits down to talk to me about his faith upbringing, his experiences with creativity in the evangelical church, and questions (and answers!) ultimately led him into the Catholic Church…. Read more

January 8, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast I’m joined by Dr. Elizabeth Klein, assistant professor of theology at the Augustine Institute to talk about the Catholic understanding of God. In this highly informative episode we dig into how to “prove” God’s existence, how best to understand who God is based on the Old Testament, the two natures of Christ, and much more. It’s a fantastic episode and I absolutely guarantee you’ll learn something new about how we can better… Read more

January 1, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast I’m joined by Keith Nester, a former Evangelical pastor and Catholic convert, and Dr. Derya Little, a former Muslim and atheist convert to Catholicism to discuss Mary. On this special panel show, we discuss what each of us thought about Mary before becoming Catholic, what changed our minds, and how our relationship with the person Catholics call, “Our Blessed Mother,” has changed our relationship with Jesus, her son, and the faith lives… Read more

December 23, 2019

In this special episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast I’m not joined by anyone at all. Instead, I sit down behind the microphone to discuss some of the tough questions which led me, as an Evangelical Christian, to my ultimate conversion to Catholicism. This episode is a bit of an experiment. I never intended this show to be me, sitting behind a microphone, talking to myself which is why I’ve always packed things full with fantastic guests. But some of… Read more

December 18, 2019

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast I’m joined by Catholic Answers Apologist Karlo Broussard to talk about some of the most difficult biblical objections to Catholic beliefs. In this episode, we discuss biblical objections such as: How can the Catholic Church baptize babies when the Bible says we need to declare belief in Christ before being baptized? Jesus says “do this in remembrance of me” so how can the Catholic Church teach the Eucharist is anything but symbolic?… Read more

December 11, 2019

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast I’m joined by Catholic Answers Apologist Karlo Broussard to talk about some of the most difficult biblical objections to Catholic beliefs. In this episode, we discuss biblical objections such as: Paul rebuked Peter so how can Peter be the first Pope? Jesus said “where two or three are gathered there I am” so how can the church be hierarchical? Jesus said that tradition nullifies the Word of God so isn’t tradition bad?… Read more

December 4, 2019

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast I’m joined by Dr. Francis Beckwith, Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies at Baylor University to tackle a very exciting topic: Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God? Dr. Beckwith’s new book, Never Doubt Thomas, tackles this topic from the perspective of Catholicism, Thomas Aquinas, and engages with Evangelical Christian thought in order to show exactly what it is that Muslims and Christians have in common in their understanding of who… Read more

November 27, 2019

In this episode, I’m joined by Jaymie Stuart Wolfe, Senior Editor for Ave Maria Press, to talk about women and the Catholic Church. Jaymie helps us to dig deep into the rich theological, biblical, and sociological underpinnings of how the roles of men and women are understood by the Church throughout time. We discuss the role of the priest and servant of the people not as a political or powerful role, women saints, the qualities of both men and women,… Read more

November 20, 2019

In this episode, I’m joined by JonMarc Grodi from the Coming Home Network International to give us an introduction to the Cardinal Virtues. What are the Cardinal Virtues and how can they help us to live a more Christ-like life on a day to day basis? How should they inform our decision making, how we see the world, and how we act out our faith. It’s a fantastic discussion about how to live not simply reacting to everything but to… Read more

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