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The Doctor Is In – May 24, 2016

  • Description: Practical advice and counsel on personal, family and professional life -- covering relationships, marital situations, job concerns, vocational discernment, and the whole gamut of parenting issues, including children's behavior and learning problems.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 24, 2016 – Hour 1

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A Star in the East: The Rise of Christianity in China (full hour)

  • Description: What is the state of Christianity in China? Is it the fading results of failed missionary work? Is it an extreme minority that will soon be crushed by the atheistic culture and government? Or is it a growing and thriving underground movement. Rodney Stark has extensively researched Christianity’s rise in Chinese history with Chinese-born Xiuhua Wang. He has uncovered a prosperous group of believers that grows ever larger by the day. Rodney joins us today.
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    • Rodney Stark
      Rodney Stark is a Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University, where he is also the Co-Director of the Institute for Studies of Religion. He has published 38 books and more than 160 scholarly articles on subjects ranging from prejudice to suicide to city life in ancient Rome. His books include “A Star in the East: The Rise of Christianity in China” and “America’s Blessings: How Religion Benefits Everyone, Including Atheists.” He’s the former president of Society for Scientific Study of Religion and has won a number of international awards for distinguished scholarship.
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Kresta in the Afternoon – May 24, 2016 – Hour 2

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Kresta Comments: Did Pope Francis Really Compare the Great Commission to Islamic Conquest?

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  • Description: We’ll continue our look at Pope Francis’ interview with the French magazine La Croix. Has he declared a “jihad” on Christianity? Is he embarrassed by the idea of the Christian Roots of Europe? Al looks at the misunderstandings underlying the pope’s comments.

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Four Reasons why the New Evangelization might Fail (2 segments)

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  • Description: The New Evangelization is essential to the future of the Church and the world. We’ve discussed the importance of and strategies for the New Evangelization at length. But what if it fails? Can it fail? Fr. Patrick Collins is here from Ireland with four obstacles that must be overcome in order for the New Evangelization to succeed.
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    • Fr. Patrick Collins
      Fr. Pat Collins is the Co-Founder of the New Springtime Community in Dublin. He has spoken in 26 countries on 4 continents Ecclesiastical Assistant of the Irish branch of Aid to the Church in Need. Fr. Pat has helped introduce Alpha program to Ireland and is the author of more than 20 books, including “Basic Evangelization: Guidelines for Catholics” and “Word and Spirit: Imitations of a New Springtime”
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Food for the Journey – May 24, 2016

  • Description: Sister Ann Shields believes there is a major disconnect in the lives of many Catholics: a separation between God's word and its application to our personal/daily lives.

Stories from the Heart – May 24, 2016

  • Description: "Stories from the Heart" is a daily radio program featuring uplifting Catholic inspirational stories meant to bring the heart and soul closer to God.

Fire on the Earth – May 24, 2016

  • Description: This daily radio show provides a compelling look at the New Evangelization through inspiring teachings, interviews and testimonies.

Christian Classics – May 24, 2016

  • Description: Readings from timeless Christian literature and writings of the saints and doctors of the Church.

Catholic Connection – May 24, 2016 – Hour 2

  • Description: Daily live call-in program designed to offer Catholics and other Christians an opportunity to hear from and talk with some of the leading apologists and theologians in the Church today.

Catholic Connection – May 24, 2016 – Hour 1

  • Description: Daily live call-in program designed to offer Catholics and other Christians an opportunity to hear from and talk with some of the leading apologists and theologians in the Church today.

More2Life – May 24, 2016(encore presentation from May 7, 2015): Losing It

  • Description: To make a telecounseling appointment with Dr. Greg or one of his associates, call 740-266-6461. To purchase Dr. Greg's books, please visit: http://www.exceptionalmarriages.com/shop/default.asp

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Intro & Dr. Greg and Lisa take your calls

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Dr. Greg & Lisa talk with their guest

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    • Kim Cameron-Smith

      Kim Cameron-Smith lives in Northern California with her husband Philip and their 4 children. She has homeschooled her children since 2003. Kim and Philip embrace the principles of attachment-based parenting as they seek to live a family-centered lifestyle. Kim believes that Catholic theology perfects what is already just and beautiful in secular insights about how children thrive. Kim is a licensed attorney and a member of the California State Bar. She holds a B.A. in English from Wellesley College, an M.Phil. in Medieval Literature from Oxford University, an M.T.S. (theology) from Harvard University, and a J.D. from U.C. Berkeley. Kim is a catechist in her parish and a leader of her local Little Flowers Girls Club. She is a regular contributor on the topic of “conscious Catholic parenting” on Gregory and Lisa Popcak’s radio program More2Life, which is produced by Ave Maria Radio. She writes a family homeschooling blog at www.firstheralds.com. You may contact Kim at [email protected]

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Dr. Greg & Lisa take your calls

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