Rights & Rites: Same-Sex Marriage vs. Religious Freedom

Rights & Rites: Same-Sex Marriage vs. Religious Freedom

Michael Caspino, an attorney with the Buchalter Nemer law firm who has served as General Counsel to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, explores the collision of 1st and 14th Amendment rights in the wake of the Supreme Court's Obergefell decision.

Finding True Happiness

Finding True Happiness

Fr. Robert Spitzer explains the "Four Levels of Happiness" derived from his exhaustive investigation of classical thought, contemporary philosophy, and modern psychology, and promotes the pursuit of happiness as a mode of evangelization.

The Ministry of Exorcism

The Ministry of Exorcism

Fr. John Farao, OFM Conv., a Catholic priest and an exorcist designated by the Bishop of Monterey, discusses some of the theology surrounding exorcism, and explains why it is still very much needed in our church.

Desert Fathers: Watchfulness - On Guarding the Heart

Desert Fathers: Watchfulness - On Guarding the Heart

What does St. Paul mean when he admonishes us to be "reformed by the renewing of our minds" (Romans 12:2)? Former Biola professor and Catholic convert Dr. Robert Llizo presents how the Desert Fathers understood by this the importance of guarding our thoughts.

In an effort to do this, they decided to engage in this spiritual fight within a context of radical disengagement from the world. In their desert struggles, they gave to all Christians a wealth of wisdom concerning the true nature of spiritual warfare. We explore these matters more deeply, finding that their struggles and temptations are very much our own.

Christianity & the Future of Democracy

Christianity & the Future of Democracy

Brad Dacus, president and founder of the Pacific Justice Institute, shares stories from his career fighting for religious freedom and civil liberties, and reinforces the vital importance of active participation by Christians in the civic sphere if American democracy is to be preserved.

Protestantism & Catholicism: An Engineer's Approach

Protestantism & Catholicism: An Engineer's Approach

What's the difference between Catholicism and Protestantism? Find out what a full-time engineer and part-time Confirmation teacher learned when he investigated this interesting and provocative question.

Into the Mind of God

Into the Mind of God

Take a trip back to the beginning of time--and beyond: into the mind of God! Is there evidence for God from contemporary physics?

The Eucharist: Broken & Blessed

The Eucharist: Broken & Blessed

What is the Eucharist and why does it matter? Come dive into the historical and theological background behind this great Sacrament and learn why the Catholic Church calls it “the Source and Summit of the Christian Life."