Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on March 1, 2018
4:00 – From Gambling to God: A Las Vegas Pilgrimage to Defeat a Demon
David Fiske is a third-generation gambler, and he was addicted. He was about to lose his family and friends. But after fighting with this demon for ten years, he finally answered God’s call. In the heat of the Las Vegas desert, he took up his cross. He joins us with his story.
4:40 – Ten Years after his Death, What is Buckley’s Legacy?
Tuesday, February 27 marked 10 years since the death of William F. Buckley, founder of the National Review and one of the leaders of the contemporary conservative movement. We’ll talk with Ramesh Ponnuru.
5:00 – Register Recap: Church of the Holy Sepulchre Reopens + CDF Issues New Letter to Bishops
On Sunday, religious leaders in the Holy Land closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre after the Israeli government announced taxation of church properties. It reopened on Tuesday after the Jerusalem municipality agreed to suspend the taxes. Also the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has published a document for bishops that draws attention to cultural changes and new ways of thinking which can be obstacles to salvation. We’ll get the details on these stories from Matthew Bunson.
5:20 – The Ashes of Waco, 25 years Later
Wednesday was the 25th anniversary of the raid of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. It’s one of the most important, overlooked and misunderstood stories in contemporary American religion. Misconceptions about the nature of religion and the Branch Davidian’s beliefs led to tragedy. Dr Phil Arnold followed the case as it happened; he joins us.