November 28, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by Ralph Martin to talk about tackling division, confusion, and darkness in the Catholic Church. We talk about some of the divisions in the Church between different Catholic factions – on the left and on the right – and how these Protestant-like groups at damaging the Church. We look at how to understand sometimes unclear and ambiguous teachings from the Pope and Bishops; and how we can remain in the… Read more

November 19, 2020

  In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by author, apologist, speaker, and radio host Gary Michuta to talk about the problem that Protestants have with their Bible. Gary is the author, among other things, of Why Catholic Bibles Are Bigger? and in this episode we tackle, in depth, the problem that exists from Protestants trying to live “Bible alone” faith with a Bible that, as we’ll see, is missing some very important parts! It’s a great… Read more

November 11, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by Catholic convert, author, apologist, and podcaster Eric Robinson to talk about the sacraments. What are the sacraments? What do Catholics believe about them? And why, according to a Catholic convert, are they so incredible? We dig deeply into some of the sacraments and touch on exactly why they’re fundamental to the life of a Catholic, why they’re exactly how God has always interacted with humankind, and why all non-Catholic… Read more

November 4, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by apologist, speaker, and author Dr. Douglas Beaumont to discuss Scripture, Tradition, and authority from his perspective as an Evangelical convert. We dig deeply into how Protestants and Catholics understand Scripture differently, the interpretation of Scripture, what Catholics (and Protestants!) mean by “tradition”, and the important role of authority in deciding how to understand or interpret the Bible. Dr. Beaumont brings a unique and incredible perspective to a difficult and… Read more

October 28, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by the incredible Joe Heschmeyer to talk about the papacy. We dig into the reasons why we need a Pope, the deep biblical roots of the papacy – beginning with Peter – and some amazing evidence from the Early Church. Plus, much more. In fact, this episode is so packed with information you’re going to want to listen to it again when you finish – I can almost guarantee! For… Read more

October 21, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by Father Vincent Lampert, an experienced exorcist for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the Pastor of of St. Michael and St. Peter Parishes in Brookville, Indiana. Father Vincent is also the author of Exorcism: The Battle Against Satan and His Demons from Emmaus Road Publishing. In our fantastic conversation we talk about the activities of Satan and demons, how they manifest and interact with humankind, who can be possessed, what… Read more

October 14, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by Dr. James Merrick, an Anglican academic and former priest to talk about his journey into the Catholic Church. We dig into topics of liturgy, authority, the Magisterium, and why Anglicans can find a home in the Catholic Church – in the fullness of faith. It’s a great conversation. For more from Dr. Merrick visit the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and Emmaus Academic. He is also a regular… Read more

October 7, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by Greg and Jennifer Willits veteran podcasters and the founders of The Rosary Army, a ministry dedicated to making, praying, and giving away rosaries. We talk about the rosary from every angle this week including the Scriptural basis, why we pray to Mary and the saints to begin with, what the rosary involves, the fruits of praying the rosary, and some of the incredible miracles linked to this ancient prayer!… Read more

September 30, 2020

When I was first looking into the prospect of becoming a Catholic I thought I was, in all likelihood, the only one who’d ever made the jump from Evangelical Christianity into the Roman Catholic Church. Surely, I thought, no one else has done such a bizarre thing. So when I opened up Google, typed in, “Evangelicals becoming Catholic,” and hit RETURN, the search results were nothing short of shocking. As it turns out, lots of Evangelical Christians became Catholic. Converts… Read more

September 30, 2020

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I’m joined by the former editor of the evangelical flagship Christianity Today, Mark Galli, to talk about his conversion to the Catholic Church. Mark spent 10 years as a Protestant pastor, 20 years editing the world’s largest evangelical publication, and has recently come into full communion with the Catholic Church. We unpack his journey, the reasons behind his decision, and some of the questions, challenges, and problems he faced in his Protestant… Read more




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