The Jeff Cavins Show (Your Catholic Bible Study Podcast)

Jeff shares personal tips and scriptural truths to help you live as a modern-day disciple of Jesus Christ.

About the show

In his weekly Catholic Bible study podcast, Jeff shares faith tips and scripture truths to help you live as a modern-day disciple of Jesus Christ.

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Episodes

  • Thinking Out of the Tabernacle

    May 24th, 2024  |  36 mins 44 secs
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    Are we called to “market” the faith? Or, is evangelization more about the simple and direct approach? Jeff Cavins addresses these questions and encourages all believers to start pursuing effective ministry. He warns against being clever or catchy, but to instead focus on the good news, the message of the Gospel.

  • Is Your Life Too Complex?

    May 17th, 2024  |  35 mins 43 secs
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    How busy is your life? How many different “priorities” are vying for your attention? Life can be incredibly complex which can distract us from the priority. Jeff Cavins addresses the problem of an overcomplicated life and offers advice on how to uncomplicate your life. He also emphasizes the importance of prioritizing God above all else.

  • The Triple Crown of Virtues

    May 10th, 2024  |  39 mins 20 secs
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    Whatever happened to virtue? Sometimes it can seem like our world is greatly lacking in virtue. Every person struggles to grow in virtue. It requires effort and perseverance to grow in virtue. Yes, we can pray for God to help us grow in virtue, but we must also strive for it ourselves. Jeff Cavins explains what growth in virtue looks like and he also explains some of the primary virtues.

  • 7 Responses to Feeling Imprisoned

    May 3rd, 2024  |  32 mins 40 secs
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    Have you ever felt imprisoned? There are many types of “prisons” people may experience such as work, a relationship, and many other types. How should you respond to these “prisons”? Jeff Cavins takes a look at this from the perspective of St. Paul who did experience a real prison. In particular, Jeff takes a look at Paul’s writings to the Philippians.

  • Responding to Unrest

    April 26th, 2024  |  38 mins 59 secs
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    Do you feel the weight of anxiety or uncertainty when you watch the news these days? How should we respond to unrest? Is there a biblical way to respond to unrest? In today’s episode, Jeff Cavins points to different examples in scripture and reminds us that the Bible is rich in ideas and rich in responses when it comes to living in difficult times.

    Snippet from the Show
    The same God that split the Red Sea, the same God that defeated Goliath and the Philistines with Samson, the same God that David served, is the one that we serve.

  • How I Have Changed

    April 19th, 2024  |  36 mins 50 secs
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    Jeff Cavins concludes his testimonial series by sharing just how much remaining in the Church has changed and shaped his life. His hunger for truth and love for Christ continues to form the man he is today, and he invites us all to learn about the 12 different facets of the Church that have kept his heart and his life grounded in the Catholic faith.

    Snippet from the Show
    You are small but essential in the family of God. 

  • How I Came Back to the Catholic Church

    April 12th, 2024  |  43 mins 7 secs
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    Jeff Cavins continues to share his testimony of how he left the Catholic Church, but eventually returned. While it took a number of years, Jeff did come back to the Catholic Church. He outlines what brought him back and the types of challenges he faced along the way.

  • How I Left the Catholic Church

    April 5th, 2024  |  33 mins 9 secs
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    Every person has a different life story, a unique faith journey. Jeff Cavins begins this three part series on his faith journey by explaining why he left the Catholic Church all those years ago. He shares about his lack of understanding and how he felt fed elsewhere. He hopes that his story will encourage others in their faith and to also share their own journey of faith.

  • Good Suffering and Friday

    March 29th, 2024  |  39 mins 9 secs
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    Is there such a thing as good suffering? On this Good Friday, Jeff Cavins discusses the real meaning of suffering and why it is important to expect suffering in life. He explains the different types of suffering and how we can suffer well so that we may be true followers of Christ.

  • Living the Liturgical Calendar

    March 22nd, 2024  |  29 mins 31 secs
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    Most people live by a calendar, but what about the liturgical calendar? The Catholic Church celebrates and remembers many important people and events throughout the year. Jeff Cavins explains what some of these important days and seasons are and how we can live our lives according to the liturgical calendar.

  • Your Questions and My Answers (Part 2)

    March 15th, 2024  |  29 mins 7 secs
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    My children have left the Church, what advice do you have? What kind of guitars do you own? These are just some of the questions that Jeff answers in this week’s podcast. Today, Jeff answers another round of questions from you, his listeners. The questions include inquiries about the Bible, evangelization, and some personal questions for Jeff. He answers them all!

  • A Review of the “Cabrini” Movie

    March 8th, 2024  |  30 mins 42 secs
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    A new movie is coming to theaters this weekend and Jeff Cavins offers his review of it. The movie is titled “Cabrini” and tells the life story of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first United States citizen to be canonized. Jeff shares his thoughts on the movie and reflects on the life of Mother Cabrini.

  • Why Prison Ministry Is Life Changing (SEEK24 with Mike Gormley – Part 2)

    March 1st, 2024  |  33 mins 5 secs
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    This is part 2 of a special episode of The Jeff Cavins Show recorded at the SEEK24 conference. Jeff continues his discussion with Mike “Gomer” Gormely, focusing on their powerful experiences doing prison ministry. They conclude their conversation with some practical advice on how we can make progress in the spiritual life by focusing on one goal at a time.

  • Identity and Evangelization (SEEK24 with Mike Gormley - Part 1)

    February 23rd, 2024  |  27 mins 35 secs
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    This special episode of The Jeff Cavins Show was recorded at the SEEK24 conference this past January. Jeff Cavins is joined by Mike “Gomer” Gormely to discuss topics such as identity, evangelization and so much more. Enjoy the first part of this lively conversation!

  • Eating with Sinners

    February 16th, 2024  |  30 mins 10 secs
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    How do you talk to people about Jesus? Perhaps, you have heard stories of people sharing the Gospel with others at the coffee shop, on an airplane, or some other place. How do you bring up the Gospel with a complete stranger? Jeff Cavins explains the importance of sharing the Gospel and how to start conversations with people you don’t even know.

  • Your Questions and My Answers (Part 1)

    February 9th, 2024  |  35 mins
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    What Bible study should I do? I finished the Bible in a Year, what’s next? Jeff, why did you leave the Church for a time? In this episode, Jeff Cavins sits down to answer your questions. The questions range from book recommendations to Scriptural questions to questions about Jeff’s personal life. Jeff answers them all!