What’s the Story? (“The Message Behind the Movie” Part 1)

HERE is my first video on the rebooted version of The Message Behind the Movie discussing story structure and how it communicates a movie’s message. You can purchase The Message Behind the Movie: Engaging Film Without Disengaging Faith (Reboot) anywhere, but you can help this channel at no additional cost to you by using this…

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New Book! “With One Accord: Affirming Catholic Teaching Using Protestant Principles”

“All these with one accord devoted themselves to prayer” (Acts 1:14). The apostles and early Christians believed and worshiped in unity—in doctrine and practice following Jesus’ wish that “they may be one” (John 17:21). But today, Christianity is splintered by the Reformation and its 500-year legacy of division, with Protestant groups divided among themselves and…

Catholic Answers Interview on My New Book: “With One Accord”

The apostles and early Christians believed and worshiped in unity, but today, Christianity is splintered. Catholic apologists work to heal these divisions by using Scripture, history, and reason to help Protestants see the truth of Church teaching, and in With One Accord, former Protestant Doug Beaumont says there’s still another tool: the things that Protestants…

Southern Evangelical Seminary’s Disappointing Response to Evangelical Exodus

Introduction I knew that sooner or later Southern Evangelical Seminary would respond to Evangelical Exodus. While disagreement and perhaps even opposition was expected (albeit unnecessary), SES’s reaction was disappointing in numerous ways. I had hoped that a school claiming to be committed to teaching people to “think clearly, critically, and rationally while engaging people in meaningful dialogue” would have…

Meeting the Protestant Challenge

My friend Karlo Broussard has a new book out that might interest readers of this blog, and I was honored to help him out. From the description: Every Catholic has heard the challenge: “How can you believe that? Don’t you know the Bible says…” It’s a challenge we have to meet. If we can’t reconcile…