Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 29, 2018
4:00 – Kresta Comments: Rachael Denhollander’s Incredible Witness
The world was shocked and horrified last week at the trial of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. More than 100 survivors shared stories of the horrific abuse they suffered at his hands. The final woman to speak was Rachael Denhollander, who was one of the first women to accuse him and helped bring him to justice. In her statements, she shared her deep Christian faith and expressed hope that Nassar would repent so he could receive Christ’s forgiveness. We’ll play some highlights from her statement and Al shares his thoughts.
4:20 – What Inspires a Catholic Apologist?
Karl Keating, the founder of Catholic Answers, has spent decades in the field of apologetics. What has inspired his drive? Where does he turn for wisdom and insight? Karl joins us with a review of the books and masters who have helped him in his forty years of defending the faith.
5:00 – How I Came to Forgive the Man who Attacked My Family
Ray Norman spent most of his life living in far-flung corners of the globe, working on long-term development projects and living out his calling as a Christian professional. By the time he arrived in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania around the turn of the millennium, he was veteran of life as an expat, at home in countries and cultures not his own. But in 2001, the world was about to change—and so was Ray’s life. A stunning attack by an Islamic gunman left him and his daughter fighting for their lives and wondering if they should leave the country for good. Ray joins us.