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

  • 3 Keys to Rebuild a Shattered Life!

    November 2nd, 2018  |  28 mins 39 secs
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    It feels like your life is shattered and you don’t know how to rebuild it from the rubble. Does this sound like you?
    Whether it’s triggered by a catastrophic event or creeps in like a slow leak, we can take heart in knowing that we’re not alone. In fact, we can learn from biblical stories where lives were shattered, and rebuilt.

  • Beware of Lukewarm Christianity!

    October 26th, 2018  |  27 mins 21 secs

    In America, most of us do not have any big needs. As a result, it becomes easy to think God is not needed, because it seems like we can provide everything for ourselves. We become cafeteria believers, people who believe what they like, and reject what they do not. In today’s episode, Jeff says we need to make sure we don’t become so self-reliant that we feel like we don’t need God. Beware of lukewarm Christianity!

  • Becoming Dust Jackets for Truth: The Art of Storytelling!

    October 19th, 2018  |  22 mins 31 secs
    bible, biblical stories, dust jackets for books, fahrenheit 451, grandkids, jesus, memorize the bible, storytelling, truth

    Mastering the art of storytelling is an extremely effective way to spread truth. Jeff talks about the popular dystopian book, Fahrenheit 451, and how we can be “dust jackets for books”.

  • Discovering God in Ordinary Places

    October 12th, 2018  |  25 mins 13 secs
    beauty, everyday activities, journaling, joy, prayer, scripture, the little things

    This week Jeff talks about how royalty is in your presence, but you have to discover God in ordinary places. To develop eyes that see God in our everyday activities, start by keeping a journal of the ways God intervenes in your everyday life.

  • If We Took Christianity Seriously! Prayer

    October 5th, 2018  |  30 mins 46 secs
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    Jeff zeros in on what we could learn from the Our Father prayer if we actually took it seriously.

  • Why Remain Catholic? Divine Revelation

    September 28th, 2018  |  34 mins 7 secs
    catholic church, church scandal, jeff cavins, why be catholic

    Last week, Jeff talked about “setting your face like flint” and not leaving the Church because of the sins of men. This week, Jeff continues his discussion and delves into divine revelation.

  • Why Remain Catholic?

    September 21st, 2018  |  24 mins 54 secs
    bible, catholics, church corruption, church scandal, jeff cavins, scripture, the church

    Why should we remain Catholic when the Church is infected with corrupt people? Jeff gives us a simple answer: because it is the Church that Jesus founded.

  • Fiddler on the Roof and Marriage

    September 14th, 2018  |  25 mins 13 secs
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    Is love an emotion? Jeff answers this question by looking at the marriage of Tevye and Golde, the couple from Fiddler on the Roof who had an arranged marriage that lasted over twenty-five years.

  • Instrument Rated Christians

    September 7th, 2018  |  23 mins 26 secs
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    An instrument-rated pilot is a pilot who is able to fly using only the flight instruments within the plane. This allows a pilot to fly in low visibility without becoming disoriented. Today, Jeff shares how you can become an instrument-rated Christian, able to fly despite the storm within the Church today.

  • The Bible is Here!

    August 31st, 2018  |  24 mins 47 secs
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    Jeff shares the exciting news that The Great Adventure Catholic Bible is finally here! Over the last thirty-five years, Jeff has been taking notes for what he thinks should be included in the ultimate Catholic study Bible, and now it is a reality!

  • Church Scandals and Mouse Traps

    August 24th, 2018  |  31 mins 38 secs
    church scandal, pennsylvania grand jury report

    In the wake of the Pennsylvania grand jury report, Catholics are outraged, hurt, betrayed. Where do we go from here? Jeff implores us to not get caught in a trap that will immobilize us.

  • Amusing Ourselves to Death

    August 17th, 2018  |  33 mins 23 secs
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    In our culture, there is more of an emphasis on amusing ourselves and being entertained than truly feeding ourselves. There is a hole in our spiritual being that only God can fill and yet we oftentimes nourish ourselves with a culture that will not satisfy. Today, Jeff shares the importance of feasting on Christ and his Word to become truly satisfied.

  • Faded Levi’s and Bibles

    August 10th, 2018  |  31 mins 53 secs
    bible, jeans, scriptures

    Does anyone else remember scuffing up their jeans to make them look worn? Jeff compares the desire for that well-used look to our Bibles. If worn jeans tell the story of where you’ve been, then a worn Bible signifies that you’ve walked with the Scriptures.

  • Scoot Down the Pew, Please?

    August 3rd, 2018  |  24 mins

    Today Jeff shares four little words a young mother said to him during Mass that completely changed his entire perspective. We all have “our spot” at church, but let’s get real about giving up our favorite seats and scooting away from our place of comfort.

  • The Power of Kindness

    July 27th, 2018  |  26 mins 32 secs
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    We cannot underestimate the power of kindness. It is an invitation to experience the love of God. Today, Jeff shows us how, with one intentional act of kindness, we can walk in supernatural kindness and make a difference for God’s kingdom in this world by showing others that they matter.

  • Evangelizing Through Tattoos

    July 20th, 2018  |  28 mins 41 secs
    ascension, evangelizing, jeff cavins, tattoos

    Tattoos tell a story - for better or worse. Jeff has discovered that these stories provide opportunity for spontaneous conversations, and when guided by the Holy Spirit, can lead to evangelization. In his own experience, Jeff has had amazing encounters influenced by God that all began with ink.