September 4th, 2020 | 30 mins 38 secs
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There are over 10,000 saints canonized by the Catholic Church. Today, Jeff shares a number of inspiring saints children will love and invites us to pair our children with saints so they always have role models in heaven they can relate to and imitate.
August 14th, 2020 | 33 mins 45 secs
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Confirmation can be a powerful turning point in our relationship with Christ. Today, Jeff and Colin MacIver from Ascension talk about the beauty of the sacrament of Confirmation and point us to a new resource- The Catechist’s Field Guide to Confirmation- that will prepare confirmation candidates for an impactful encounter with the Holy Spirit.
August 7th, 2020 | 26 mins 39 secs
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As disciples of Christ, our speech matters. While the expression “holy crap” has become commonplace in our culture today, Jeff challenges us to re-evaluate the use of this expression by explaining the meaning of the word “holy” and the reverence we should have for it.
July 31st, 2020 | 31 mins 56 secs
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What do you treasure most in your life? Today, Jeff challenges us to look within ourselves and examine whether our hearts are set on the Kingdom of God or some other worldly treasure. Each day of our lives, we have the opportunity to level up and make Jesus our most precious treasure.
July 24th, 2020 | 32 mins 22 secs
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In times of trial, our faith is often challenged and purified. Today, Jeff looks back at the Jesus Movement of the early 1970s and encourages us to use our current time of social unrest and uncertainty as an opportunity to proclaim Christ and reinvigorate our faith.
July 17th, 2020 | 30 mins 27 secs
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Jeff interviews Dr. Andrew Swafford on his latest study, Hebrews: The New and Eternal Covenant. Dr. Swafford shows us that by understanding the roots of liturgical worship in the old testament, we can have a deeper appreciation for the eternal sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. In this episode, Jeff and Dr.Swafford dive into the letter to the Hebrews and offer us a renewed love for the Mass.
June 26th, 2020 | 29 mins 34 secs
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Do you tend to cruise through Ordinary Time during the Church’s liturgical year? Jeff reminds us that Ordinary Time can truly be an extraordinary time in our lives if we fully embrace the liturgical calendar and its purpose. By understanding the deeper meaning behind the liturgical calendar, we come to understand that Ordinary Time can be incredibly fruitful in our discipleship with Christ if we use it well.
December 20th, 2019 | 33 mins 29 secs
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Following up on his show from last week about praying for daughters, Jeff shares the prayer he wrote for parents to pray for their sons. He breaks down the unique ways we can intercede for them so they may pursue virtue and walk in the ways of Our Lord.
December 13th, 2019 | 31 mins 31 secs
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This week, Jeff shares a beautiful prayer he wrote for his daughters and talks about the specific ways we can pray for them. He explains how daughters are unique gifts from God, and their parents and guardians are called to pray for them sincerely and consistently. Next week, Jeff will talk about how to pray for your sons.
December 6th, 2019 | 35 mins 18 secs
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If you live until you’re 82 years old, you will have 30,000 chances to turn toward God. Every morning, we can choose to put aside the failings of yesterday, and strive to be the person that God intends us to be. This Advent, Jeff offers seven things you can do first thing in the morning that will set you up to serve the Lord for the rest of the day.