Month: October 2014

Baptism, Babies, and being Born-Again

Evangelical Christians often enjoy asking cradle Catholics if they have been, “born again”. If you ask them what they mean by “born again”, you will more than likely get an answer like this: “You are born again when you believe in Jesus Christ and put your faith in Him. To be born again you should pray the Sinner’s Prayer, and ask Christ to come…

AFFL #009 An Interview with Christine Part 1

Part one of our interview with Christine on end of life issues and suffering. A shooting rampage and school lockdown, homecoming dance, a trip to Reno, a movie review for Fury and your feedback! Subscribe to the show at iTunes, or Stitcher, and let us know what you think by giving us a rating and review! Share us with your friends on…

A Tale of Two Synods…

I have a difficult enough time defending my own words and actions. It’s a new and disconcerting experience for me to be asked to defend the words, writings, and actions of the entire Church Catholic. Nevertheless, I find that often times well meaning friends and family outside of the Catholic Church will ask me to attempt to explain the Pope’s latest interview, or, in…

AFFL #008 Wildfire Central and the Choice to Die

On the show we talk forest fires, support from our community and friends, and going dress shopping for the Homecoming dance. We review Transformers Age of Extinction and add a phone line to allow you to call and leave audio feedback! We also discuss Brittany Maynard, dying with dignity, and the choice to die. Links: On the So-Called “Choice-in-Dying” Trent Horn The Joy…

The Marks of the Church

The Church which Christ established has no name other than that of its founder. It is known simply by His name and that of His followers; it is known solely by the name of Christian. While it has no “denominational” name to identify it, it does possess identifying marks. Historically and Scripturally there have been four marks by which the…

AFFL #007 Apple Pie and Vasectomy Reversals

Teenage romance, cousin Daniel comes for a visit and a slice of apple pie, and we talk about our favorite books and vasectomy reversals! Jack London ~ The God of His Fathers – MP3 and Text Getting Fixed ~ A Reversal of Conviction Subscribe to the show at iTunes, or Stitcher, and let us know what you think by giving us a…

Holiness (not Happiness) is the Goal

Pursuing individual happiness will never make you happy. Personal happiness is often the byproduct of holiness – but it is never the goal. [Tweet This] Before everyone freaks out, let me explain what I mean. The process of becoming holy, or to put it another way, the process of becoming what you were created to be, will often (although not always)…

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