Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 26, 2017
4:00 – The Hidden Homeless
We’re all familiar with the homeless people we see sleeping on park benches and gathering on street corners, and we do what we can to help them. But have you heard of the “Hidden Homeless?” It’s a term for families who live in roadside motels, paying rent in cash on a week-to-week basis and scratching out any living they can. The Florida Project is a new film about these families and the groundbreaking efforts to help them. Ed Travis joins us with more.
4:20 – A Catholic Look at Business Ethics
What should business owners do when they’re forced to choose between profits and principles? What if standing by your principles means reducing your revenue, which directly affects your employees? Brian Engelland joins us with some advice on handling these tricky questions.
5:00 – Register Recap: Reformation Politics
In 1517, the Christian Church was still the very heart of Western life, and the vast majority of people were devoutly religious and loyal to the Church and her traditions, even if they were aware of the serious shortcomings of their leaders. Yet, within a few short years, these same Christians were burning monasteries, reviling the pope and destroying statues, shrines and relics. What brought about this astounding transformation? Put simply, the Reformation was as much a political revolt as it was ever a theological movement. Matthew Bunson has more
5:20 – The Zhejiang Cross and Cultural Genocide
We frequently discuss persecution and genocide of Christians around the world, particularly in the Middle East. But the term genocide doesn’t just apply to the physical destruction of a people. We’ll talk about it with Richard Meyer.