The Jeff Cavins Show (Your Catholic Bible Study Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

289 episodes of The Jeff Cavins Show (Your Catholic Bible Study Podcast) since the first episode, which aired on January 6th, 2017.

  • Is There a Laity Shortage? Part 1

    September 30th, 2022  |  33 mins
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    How are lay people called to serve the Lord? In this episode, Jeff dives into answering this question by walking through some of the wisdom from St. John Paul II’s document Christifideles Laici.

  • Your Catholic Swiss Army Knife (Part 2)

    September 23rd, 2022  |  28 mins 37 secs
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    Did you know that you have access to all the tools you need to live the Catholic faith? God has given us everything we need in order to follow him. In today’s show, Jeff continues his examination of the tools we have been given to live our Catholic faith.

  • Your Catholic Swiss Army Knife (Part 1)

    September 16th, 2022  |  30 mins 9 secs
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    What are some of the best tools for a Catholic to have as they strive for sainthood? In today’s episode, Jeff shares about the Catholic Swiss Army Knife. He explains what some of the essential, everyday tools are for a disciple.

  • Evangelization…What’s Holding You Back?

    September 9th, 2022  |  36 mins 21 secs
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    We are all called to be evangelists, so what is holding you back? In this episode, Jeff addresses some of the common reasons people use to avoid evangelization. He offers Scripture and advice on how to overcome fears and hurdles to evangelization.

  • Cracklin' Rosie Revival

    September 2nd, 2022  |  25 mins 18 secs
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    Where do you go for healing and comfort? In our world today, there are many ways that someone might try to dull their pain or feel good about themselves. However, in today’s episode, Jeff shares about the one true source for healing and strength.

  • Big Reasons for Unhappiness

    August 26th, 2022  |  34 mins 44 secs
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    What do you think are some of the big reasons for people’s unhappiness? In this episode, Jeff walks through a series of questions to help you discover what is most important to you and help you discover one of the main sources of happiness in life.

  • Crying Is Theological

    August 19th, 2022  |  27 mins 23 secs
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    Is crying a good thing? In this episode, Jeff explains the different types of tears and how crying can be very good for us. He shares what Scripture, saints, and popes have taught us about tears.

  • When Roe v. Wade Costs You a Friend

    August 12th, 2022  |  31 mins 2 secs
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    What should our attitude be in the wake of the ruling that has overturned Roe v. Wade? Abortion is a polarizing issue for many and can cause tension in families and friendships. In the wake of this ruling, Jeff offers some points to ponder that could help you navigate these relationships.

  • Real Answers for Real Suffering

    August 5th, 2022  |  37 mins 39 secs
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    Is there an answer to suffering? We all experience suffering in different forms and to varying degrees. So, how do we respond to it? What does it mean? In this episode, Jeff dives into the answers for some of the big questions around suffering.

  • Smuggling Bibles and What I Learned

    July 29th, 2022  |  31 mins 10 secs
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    In the 1980s, Jeff helped smuggle Bibles into the Soviet Union. In this episode, Jeff shares about that experience and the incredible people he met there who had such great faith and such great dependence on God that their witness still impacts his life today.

  • How to Give Criticism Well

    July 22nd, 2022  |  34 mins 58 secs
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    It can be difficult to receive criticism well, but what about offering criticism? This can be just as difficult! Jeff shares some advice and encouragement on how to give criticism well.

  • Wake Up!

    July 15th, 2022  |  25 mins 57 secs
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    How do we live in these times? We are called to something so contrary to what the culture offers. In this episode, Jeff expounds on what makes the call of Christ so contrary. He explains how we need to “wake up!”

  • How to Receive Criticism Well

    July 8th, 2022  |  36 mins 13 secs
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    Is criticism a good thing? If so, how can we receive it well? In this episode, Jeff Cavins shares personal advice and quotations from Scripture to help you receive criticism well.

  • What Are 1st Century Donkey Stickers?

    July 1st, 2022  |  33 mins 35 secs
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    Do bumper stickers say a lot about a person? Bumper stickers on your car could say a lot about what you believe and what is important to you. In this episode, Jeff ponders, “If people in the 1st century would have had stickers on their donkeys, what would some of those have said?”

  • When You Go from High to Low

    June 24th, 2022  |  39 mins 35 secs
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    Have you ever experienced going from a great high in your life to a significant low? Many of us have, and today, Jeff shares the story of Elijah to give us important reminders for when we experience such moments.

  • Are Tattoos a Sin?

    June 17th, 2022  |  37 mins 59 secs
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    Is it a sin to get a tattoo? In today’s episode, Jeff responds to this very common and sometimes controversial question. Jeff offers Scriptural references, Church teaching, and great points to ponder concerning the topic of tattoos.