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The Christian Podcast station was created to bring you the best in Christian Podcasts. Here you will find mesages and teaching from the best of Christian scholars and teachers such as R.C. Sproul, John MacArthur, Ravi Zacharia, John Piper, James Dobson, and others. Touching on subjects from general Christian living to theology and apologetics, this podcast station is dedicated to equip and engage the minds of believers and encourage them to contemplate the hard and complex questions in life. ...
 
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In this special episode of the Christian Commute, Seth interviews former megachurch pastor Scott Morgan. Morgan twice worked as a member of James Merritt's pastoral staff. Morgan recounts many stories about working for Merritt, including being battered by Merritt for questioning the practices of his son Jonathan and hearing Merritt's frequent retel…
 
Questions Covered:07:11 – Were there any Church fathers who talked about the Assumption of Mary?13:16 – Why is the Immaculate Conception proclaimed as a dogma? I know why the Church believes it, but why is it at the level of dogma?20:47 – By what decree or edict am I bound to agree with and follow the pronouncements of the Pope?29:35 – What did St.…
 
Questions Covered:20:20 – What did the sacraments look like in the early Church, and how were they administered?32:20 – Was the word of God as we know it today shared in the early Church?36:22 – What was the early Church’s opinion on baptizing infants?42:27 – Which one of the Church fathers addressed the denial of Jesus’s divinity?47:44 – What was …
 
Questions Covered:05:29 – What are the origins of the sacrament of baptism?16:45 – What do the words “As it was in the beginning” in the Glory Be refer to?20:12 – Is there a way that the Church assesses their priests and holds them accountable to their teaching?30:50 – Why does the Catholic Church say the Orthodox have valid holy orders but the Ang…
 
Questions Covered:04:46 – What can I say in confession if I can’t remember all my sins?06:12 – Why do we sometimes not receive communion wine?10:46 – Jesus says to keep his commandments and his statutes. What are his statutes?12:42 – Where can I find an explanation of the true nature of the Mass in Scripture?15:45 – What is the Catholic view of the…
 
Questions Covered:12:00 – How can I explain to my brother that he needs to be married in the Catholic Church for it to be a valid marriage?18:45 – Why would you have to have apostolic succession to validly consecrate the Eucharist?31:10 – I heard that Catholicism is more “mystical” than other branches of Christianity because Catholics have things l…
 
Questions Covered:04:50 – Is it a more accurate translation to call Mary “full of grace” or “favored one”?13:35 – How can we clarify the poor side effects that unintentionally came out of Vatican II to those who dislike the council?19:32 – How can we defend the Real Presence of the Eucharist, especially when there’s so much proof from the early chu…
 
Questions Covered:01:10 – Joshua 10:12-13 doesn’t make any sense, because we know that the sun doesn’t move.16:22 – Why did Jesus change the names of the apostles?22:33 – Why don’t Catholics learn the Bible like other denominations do?29:00 – Why does Jesus call himself the good shepherd? Didn’t a lot of shepherds eventually slaughter their sheep?3…
 
Questions Covered:04:57 – How can only the Father know, in Mark 13:32, “the day or the hour”?11:40 – When John the Baptist says to “repent and believe in the gospel,” what is he referring to? I thought the gospel was Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.17:30 – What point is Jesus making in Luke 11:24-26 when he says that after an unclean spirit leaves a …
 
Questions Covered:05:10 – It seems like there’s an apparent contradiction between the value of women in the book of Sirach and in the rest of the Bible. It talks about daughters being a liability, divorcing your wife, and the wickedness of man being better than the righteousness of women.14:25 – Since there were bishops from the East who became pop…
 
Questions Covered:06:05 – Why do Catholics single out abortion as a sin that we’re expected to stop others from doing? There are many many other sins in this world, so why should I be concerned with this one in particular?13:00 – How will you know when Jesus has come again?19:45 – If evil thoughts come into someone’s mind, could they be put there b…
 
Questions Covered:5:19 – I don’t think God’s going to send anyone to hell, because Jesus died for the whole world and God is love.19:17 – If someone dies and we don’t know whether they believed in God before they died, should we still pray for them? Are they in purgatory? Will the masses said for them be effective?29:57 – If salvation is a covenant…
 
Questions Covered:12:13 – How can I tell my Protestant father about the Catholic view of salvation?17:47 – If God’s ultimate plan is for all to be saved, why would he create anyone knowing that they’d be damned?30:37 – Why is the crucifixion necessary for our salvation?36:43 – Is salvation eternal or temporary?42:01 – Why wouldn’t God give the grac…
 
Questions Covered:05:29 – Is my dad culpable for sin for selling his company’s products to a non-Catholic missionary?13:01 – How is Jesus God?18:29 – In Sunday’s gospel, what did Jesus mean when he said “heaven and earth will pass away?” And why did he say the Son of Man didn’t know the hour, if the Son of Man is God?23:47 – If God is all-loving an…
 
Questions Covered:08:17 – How do we know that Jesus loves us?15:11 – Why don’t we defend more of our teachings from scripture instead of from tradition?24:09 – How can the Psalmist say that God is in Sheol if that’s separation from God?32:38 – Besides purgatory, can our prayers help someone after they’ve died? Can they contribute to that person’s s…
 
Questions Covered:03:48 – Are Cleopas and Clopas the same person?07:49 – My son and his wife want to baptize their baby in the Episcopal Church because “there’s no difference.” How can I approach this with them?15:25 – When I pray the Liturgy of the Hours, do I have to use the doxology written there, or can I use the usual one?17:45 – What’s the Ca…
 
Questions Covered:09:50 – How can I communicate with a non-Catholic who believes in nothing but what’s in the Bible?18:00 – For a while I thought I was called to evangelize to a leader of a non-Catholic Church, but he hasn’t replied to any of my contacts at all. Should I just give up, or try something else?22:32 – How can I explain to my brother th…
 
Questions Covered:12:10 – I’ve been to various recovery programs for addictions to gambling, overeating, and alcohol. None of them are working.29:50 – I’m a recovering sugar addict. Have you encountered this before? For the most part it’s not looked at seriously.35:40 – My son’s in a detox unit right now and I’m not sure how he won’t go right back …
 
Questions Covered:16:50 – Is there a patron saint for loving relationships?31:45 – There are some members of my family who don’t get along and it’s driving a wedge in my family. How can we address this?44:45 – My daughter has cut off communication from me and I’m wondering what’s healthy for me to do in this situation.……
 
Questions Covered:04:20 – Is baptism efficacious if the person receiving it isn’t fully conscious of it, such as someone with dementia?11:25 – At the final judgement, will non-believers be allowed into heaven if they confess that Jesus is Lord?20:50 – Is it selfish to think that people who are suffering from terminal illnesses shouldn’t go through …
 
Questions Covered:07:25 – What’s the difference between pantheism and panentheism? And how does the latter differ from the belief that God is in everything?16:25 – How do I defend the doctrine of the trinity when people challenge it with 1 Corinthians 15:24?29:50 – I’ve heard speculation that God showed Lucifer his plan for salvation, and that’s wh…
 
Questions Covered:07:15 – I’ve struggled with scruples for most of my life, and I want to mention that it’s a psychiatric condition that can be treated.17:05 – I have heard that the candles on the altar are 51% bee wax. Do they have to be that way or can they be different?24:00 – How do I explain the role of the papacy to an Armenian Orthodox and a…
 
Questions Covered:06:30 – Is sexual attraction created by God? If it is, what about same-sex attraction? Is it good?15:55 – How would you help a scrupulous person distinguish what is and isn’t sin?31:10 – At what point does the Eucharist become the Real Presence of Christ?41:30 – How could individual Catholics, in the moment, have known whether the…
 
Questions Covered:06:17 – Are the letters of St. Ignatius of Antioch forgeries?12:16 – Could Jesus have had a crush?23:17 – What book should I give to a Muslim or a Buddhist who doesn’t know much of anything about Christianity?33:33 – Could a loved one bring communion to a family member who’s close to death?39:31 – What’s a good response to a pro-c…
 
Questions Covered04:51 – Hebrews 9:24 mentions “Christ” and “God” separately. Why does it say that if Christ is God?14:48 – Why do Eastern Rite Catholics still venerate Orthodox saints?19:19 – Can you explain why Mark brings up the naked man in 14:51-52? It seems kind of random.31:28 – Some Jewish scholars claim that the Sanhedrin trial in Matthew …
 
Questions Covered:15:04 – In a post-pandemic world, what should this balance look like in a parish?21:43 – I’m wondering about Deacon Harold’s thoughts on the build back better philosophy and want to share mine also. We should be careful because it can be used for good or bad.29:17 – I’m a Catholic school teacher and a new mother and I’m having tro…
 
Questions Covered:05:44 – How would you respond to someone who is consistent on when life begins? For instance, they might say something is only alive if it has consciousness, and if you say “What about someone in a coma?” they say “Yeah, that’s not a human.”12:12 – Would our arguments be better if there were fewer straight white males making them …
 
Questions Covered:01:13 – Jesus says to the thief, “today you will be with me in paradise.” So he actually went that same day up to heaven? Can you explain?05:15 – I love the Latin Mass and am very involved at my parish. Many of my friends would describe themselves as “traditional” and often the first question they ask visitors is “what Latin Mass …
 
Questions Covered:05:26 – I heard that we need to pray for the souls in purgatory because they can’t pray for themselves. If that’s the case, how can they pray for us?05:26 – I’m wondering if this is a good argument against a neutral, mechanistic universe: life seems to strive towards self-existence, so that’s a decidedly positive direction as oppo…
 
Questions Covered:4:11 – Do the saints who go to heaven bypass purgatory because they’ve become perfectly sanctified or is there another reason like a special grace?08:19 – Is Jimmy a fan of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils?14:30 – Is it sinful to watch media that takes the Lord’s name in vain?18:40 – What would the feeling be if we were in heaven but…
 
Questions Covered:03:57 – My girlfriend is non-Catholic and doesn’t understand why she and her family can’t have confession and the Eucharist, and also why I need them if it’s possible for non-Catholics to go to heaven without them.10:05 – I heard a rabbi claim that the Jesus that Christians believe in is a false Jesus. Why don’t the Jewish people …
 
Questions Covered:06:25 – I’ve noticed that during consecration some of the faithful will bow when the priest kneels. Is that okay, and if so, should it be encouraged?12:42 – Was it ever a custom immediately following Vatican II for the Ordinary Form to be celebrated facing east with communion rails?16:17 – If anyone is in purgatory, we know they’r…
 
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