Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on August 14, 2017
4:00 – Kresta Comments: A Violent Weekend in Virginia
4:20 – The Catholic Charismatic Renewal: 50 Years of Amazing Grace
As we discussed last week, 2017 is the anniversary of several major events, including the Land o Lakes Conference and the Detroit Race Riots. It’s also the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, which began at Duquesne University in January 1967. Dr Alan Schreck joins us to trace the origins of the renewal, how it spread, and what is meant by the baptism in the Holy Spirit.
5:00 – Social Science Apologetics: Are There Scientific Benefits to Generosity?
Christ famously said that it is more blessed to give than to receive, and we all can relate to the “warm, fuzzy” feeling we get when we lend our time, talents and resources. As it turns out, there’s a scientific reason for this. Dr. Greg Popcak joins us.
5:20 – A Firsthand Account of the Charlottesville Rally and Riot
The big news of the weekend was, of course, the abhorrent violence and racism displayed in Charlottesville, Virginia. Lisa Provence, a local reporter, joins us with a firsthand look at the events and Al gives us some of his thoughts.
5:40 – Kresta Comments: White Supremacist Rally