Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jason’s Questions: #4 If Grace Is So Amazing, Why Does It Seem So Hard to Find?

In my last post, I suggested:  (1) that, in a doctrinal sense, Catholics and Protestants generally agree that getting to Heaven isn’t an easy thing; (2) that, despite this, the Reformation mantra of “faith alone” has a tendency to lead … Continue reading

Posted in G.K. Chesterton, Jason, Sacraments | Leave a comment

The Cloud of Witnessses

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our … Continue reading

Posted in Communion of Saints, Nikki | 11 Comments

Critical Acclaim for The Roman Road

I just had to post the reaction of our eldest daughter, Schuyler, to reading my blog entries:  “Wow, Dad, I can’t believe you wrote that.  It didn’t even sound like you.  It’s so good.”  Nothing like a kid to keep … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Live Links!

We have just added links to our “Some Good Resources” page so that you can easily click and view the books and sites we’ve recommended. Happy surfing!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Jason’s Questions: #3 Should I Count on It Being Easy to Get to Heaven?

In this post, I’m turning to an issue that is, in my opinion, one of the most unfortunate theological misunderstandings of all time:  the Catholic/Protestant fight over the relationship between faith and works in making it to heaven.  On this … Continue reading

Posted in Jason, Uncategorized | 13 Comments

Jason’s Questions: #2 Why Is It So Hard to Pick a Church?

Up until I was drawing nearer to the Catholic Church, the question of how I should “pick” which local congregation to attend was always a difficult and unsettling one for me.  I was raised broadly “evangelical.”[1]  When I was born, … Continue reading

Posted in Ecclesiology, Jason | 3 Comments

Judgey Much? i.e. A Few Thoughts on Works*

*We have promised posts that explain the factors that moved us toward Catholicism, but this is an issue I feel that I need to address upfront. In fact, I’ll also probably be posting somewhat regularly on issues like these that … Continue reading

Posted in Nikki, Uncategorized | 5 Comments