Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on August 24, 2017
4:00 – What Did Jesus Do? Scripture and the Roots of the Church
You’re probably familiar with the phrase “What Would Jesus Do?” It’s a good question and a good starting point for becoming like Christ. But the real question is “What Did Jesus Do?” How did He build a Church? We’ll talk about it with Tom Nash.
5:00 – Kresta News Roundup – The Greatest Humanitarian Disaster since WWII
The American media has spent the last eight months frantically reporting on every minute detail of the Trump presidency, treating it like a disaster story. Meanwhile, a real disaster has received little attention. Sub-Saharan Africa is being ravaged by a drought that has endangered more than 20 million lives. Experts have called it the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. On top of the drought, countries in the region are facing a cholera epidemic and various political instabilities. Al looks at the crisis and how we can help.
5:20 – A Catholic Defense of Capital Punishment
In recent years the Catholic Church has been associated with political efforts to eliminate the death penalty and many US bishops have spoken openly against it. It was not always so. Ed Feser joins us with a look at Catholic Tradition regarding the death penalty and how it can be reserved as a just form of punishment in certain cases.