A New Response to “Where is that in the Bible?”

“Where is that in the Bible?” is a challenge Protestants commonly issue to Catholics when disputes over doctrine arise. Two common response strategies include trying to find a biblical reference to support the belief in question or to return the challenge by asking, “Where in the Bible does it say something must be in the…

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Responding to “Where is that in the Bible?”

Introduction “Where is that in the Bible?” is a challenge Protestants commonly issue to Catholics when matters of disputed doctrine arise. Two common response strategies include trying to find a biblical reference to support the belief in question or to return the challenge by asking, “Where in the Bible does it say something must be…

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…

Protestants and Polygamy

A “New Sexual Frontier”? Christianity Today recently posted a report on the shifting views of polyamory.* After explaining a situation in which a “Christian couple” was encouraged by a “Christian counselor” to engage in polyamory in their marriage, the article asks the question: How can pastors and leaders prepare to address questions related to polyamory? Not…

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…