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…

The Insanity of Idolatry

“Professing to be wise, they became fools.” (Rom. 1:22) In his letter to the Romans, St. Paul tells us that, “The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of people who suppress the truth by their unrighteousness, because what can be known about God is plain to them…through what has…

Catholic Answers Gig

I have started writing for Catholic Answers Magazine! My first article was posted today. I’ve been asked to submit once a month. What an honor!

Catholicism and Capital Punishment

Introduction In Evangelium Vitae (“The Gospel of Life”), Pope St. John Paul II stated that, “Human life is thus given a sacred and inviolable character . . . God will severely judge every violation of the commandment ‘You shall not kill’” (EV 53). After considering the implications of this precept, he goes on to discuss…

Creedal Qualifications

The above screenshot is taken from the website of Providence Presbyterian Church: A Congregation of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. Notice that in order for this particular group to “affirm” the Nicene Creed, they must qualify the meaning of various terms and phrases. (The filioque notice just seems to set them off from Eastern Orthodoxy –…