The Painful Papacy of Pope Francis

Introduction I officially began my journey into the Catholic Church the year Pope Benedict XVI resigned, and came into full communion under the pontificate of Pope Francis. I have to say, becoming Catholic in the age of social media has been rough – and not just because of attacks from outside the Church (which have always…

Defending Truth

Introduction When Pilate asked Jesus Christ “What is truth?” (John 18:38), he seems to have meant it rhetorically and Jesus gave him no reply. Philosophers have given several, however. Rather than views such as coherence or pragmatism, the one I think works best (pun intended) is the Correspondence View: that “truth” is the correspondence of…

How Will All Israel Be Saved?

The Salvation of Israel In Romans 9-11, St. Paul discusses Israel’s past, present, and future with regard to salvation. He concludes by saying, “All Israel will be saved” (11:25-26). This has caused a lot of confusion. Some have taken this to mean that all Jewish people will come to faith in Jesus when he returns.…

The Message Behind the Movie: REBOOT!

I am excited to announce that my first book The Message Behind the Movie is being “rebooted” by Ignatius Press! Besides providing a refreshing re-write of the general material, I am adding material that my previous publisher left on the cutting room floor. So not only will this book be a significant reboot, it will also be…