Testing the Causal Chain

Testing the Causal Chain

Last November, we looked at what some call the existential argument for God’s existence. One of its key premises is that whatever doesn’t have existence by nature must receive its existence from a cause outside itself (an “existential cause”—a cause that gives...

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Does it Matter that Science Can’t Detect God?

Audio Download Atheists often try to justify their atheism by saying there is no scientific evidence for God. But as I show in this video, such a quest for truth starts off on the wrong foot, since science’s methodology...

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Why God Still Matters (CA Live)

In the first hour of this edition of Catholic Answers Live, I tackle the question of whether God still matters. Some callers say he does still matter. Some say he doesn’t.

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Are Catholics Guilty of Hate Speech?

Many accuse Christians of hate speech for voicing their belief that homosexual acts are immoral and contrary to human nature. In this Ready Reasons video, I show why this objection fails and explains how a negative moral...

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Testing the Causal Chain

Last November, we looked at what some call the existential argument for God’s existence. One of its key premises is that whatever doesn’t have existence by nature must receive its existence from a cause outside itself (an “existential cause”—a cause that gives...

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Prayer that Saves the Sick and Sinful

It’s not uncommon for Catholics and Protestants to debate certain passages from James’s epistle. James 2:24 is the verse that many are familiar with: “You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.” A passage that’s not as well known, however, is...

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Why the Natural Law Still Matters

I recently gave a talk on relativism and its relation to sexual issues, and in conversation afterward a gentleman asserted that Catholics are fighting a losing battle by using natural law arguments to support certain moral positions. Because our culture is so...

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Why God Still Matters (CA Live)

Why God Still Matters (CA Live)

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Questions Covered:

  • 16:10 – If there is no God and we have no deity to whom we look for answers and guidance, then what morally grounds us as people and as a nation?
  • 21:10 – If God loves all of us, why do we have to suffer through so much?
  • 35:00 – What if someone doesn’t care about the intellectual arguments about why God matters, and they have an emotional barrier. How can I help them to understand why He matters?
  • 42:48 – How is it that you can claim that God has always existed, yet you can’t claim that the universe has always existed?

 

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Why Communion if Flesh is of No Avail?

Full Question Jesus says in John 6:63, “It is the spirit that gives life, the flesh is of no avail; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.” If flesh is of no avail, why would Jesus intend to give us his flesh to eat? Answer Jesus didn’t say “my...

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How Can Christ’s Sufferings Lack Anything?

Full Question What is the meaning of Colossians 1:24? Answer St. Paul writes, “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I complete what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church.” What this doesn’t mean is...

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March 10, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
What Difference Does Jesus Make?
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Los Angeles CA
March 10, 2018
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Living Life to the Fullest: A Compass for Human Happiness
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Los Angeles CA
March 10, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Seven Sacraments: God's Saving Deeds Among Us
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Los Angeles CA
March 12, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Your Truth, My Truth: How to Understand and Refute Relativistic Thinking
St. Ignatius Parish, Mobile AL
March 13, 2018
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Four Levels of Manhood
St. Ignatius Parish, Mobile AL
March 13, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Your Truth, My Truth: How to Understand and Refute Relativistic Thinking
McGill-Toolen Catholic High School, Mobile AL
March 13, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apologetics for an Age of Unbelief
St. Ignatius Parish, Mobile AL
March 16, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Eucharist: Symbol or Substantial Presence? (Youth)
St. John Neumann Regional Academy, Williamsport, PA 17701
March 17, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Apologetics for an Age of Unbelief
Church of the Resurrection, Muncy PA
March 18, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cajun Accordionist to Cajun Apologist
Church of the Resurrection, Muncy PA

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