Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on September 23, 2020
4:00 – Kresta Comments: Faithful Citizenship
4:20 – Indulgences and the Church’s Covenant with Christ
Just over 500 years ago, Luther presented his 95 Theses and attacked the Church’s practice of indulgences. Now, Mary Moorman argues that the theology Luther practiced actually validated the logic of indulgences and that, taken in proper context, indulgences are an incredible witness to the Church’s covenant with Christ. She joins us with more and also shares the story of her own personal conversion.
5:00 – Padre Pio’s Influence on My Family
Today is the feast of Padre Pio, the beloved modern-day saint who had the stigmata and is known for his motto to “pray, hope and don’t worry.” His life had a strong influence on Jack Krach, who was born on his eventual feast day. Jack’s life had many parallels to St Pio’s. His daughter Janna joins us.
5:20 – When Responsibility Gives Way to Blame Casting
Our culture has become addicted to blame. From trade to automation to immigration to education to right-size of government to the financial crisis, where does in blame-casting need to end, and responsibility begin? We continue our discussion with David Bahnsen.