FORMED Now!

FORMED Now!

119 Episodes

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  • FORMED Now! The Warrior Maiden: St. Joan of Arc

    Episode 1

    Dr. Tim Gray and author Paul McCusker discuss Paul's latest book "The Warrior Maiden: St. Joan of Arc" and the importance of books in forming the hearts and minds of kids. "The Warrior Maiden: St. Joan of Arc" is the story of 12 year-olds Andrew Perry and Eve Virtue and they travel alongside the ...

  • FORMED Now! Becoming a Woman of the Word

    Episode 2

    Dr. Ben Akers and author Sarah Christmyer discuss women of the Bible and how examining their stories and struggles can help women find grace in the Word of God.

    You can find Sarah's book here: https://bit.ly/359f1qS

  • FORMED Now! Soccer & Scripture: A Pro Soccer Player’s Conversion to Catholicism

    Episode 3

    Dr. Ben Akers sits down with his new colleague Taylor Kemp to chat about his career as a professional soccer player for D.C. United, conversion to the Catholic Faith, and experience as a student at the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology.

    Learn more about the Augustine Institute Grad...

  • FORMED Now! Teacher of Prayer: Saint Teresa of Avila

    Episode 4

    Dr. Ben Akers and Annette Bergeon, Executive Director of Endow, discuss St. Teresa of Avila and her love of conversations with Jesus.

  • FORMED Now! A Bible Study on the Letter to the Philippians (Part 3)

    Episode 5

    In this third and final episode, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. James Prothro, professor of scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology dive into this short, yet powerful, New Testament letter.

    Grab your Bible and follow along. Dr. Gray and Dr. Prothro are using The Augustine Bible w...

  • FORMED Now! How to Study the Bible

    Episode 6

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Mark Giszczak discuss the practice of studying the Bible and how it can change your life.

    To learn more about the newly released ESV-CE Bible, check out www.CatholicBible.org

  • FORMED Now! What is the Kerygma?

    Episode 7

    Dr. Tim Gray & Fr. John Riccardo discuss what the kerygma is and how it applies to a Christian life.

    For more information about Fr. John Riccardo's ministry, visit
    https://www.actsxxix.org/

  • FORMED Now! A Bible Study on the Letter to the Philippians (Part 2)

    Episode 8

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. James Prothro, professor of scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology dive into this short, yet powerful, New Testament letter.

    Grab your Bible and follow along. Dr. Gray and Dr. Prothro are using The Augustine Bible which can be found here: https://ca...

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 14) 12:1-8

    Episode 9

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 12:1-8.

    To view the entire series, go to https://watch.formed.org/st-matthew-bible-study

    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Catholic Edition, click the link to get your...

  • FORMED Now! Pope Saint Gregory the Great

    Episode 10

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. John Sehorn discuss Pope St. Gregory the Great and his impact on the church.

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 10) 9:27-38

    Episode 11

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 9:27-38.

    To view the entire series, go to https://watch.formed.org/st-matthew-bible-study

    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Catholic Edition, click the link to get you...

  • FORMED Now! How Does the Church Make Us One in Christ?

    Episode 12

    Dr. Tim Gray & Dr. John Sehorn discuss the oneness of the Church in the midst of division.

  • FORMED Now! The Next Pope

    Episode 13

    Tim Gray talks with George Weigel about his new book "The Next Pope" and the future of the Church.

    You can find the book at https://catholic.market/books/the-next-pope

    Thank you for your support of the Augustine Institute through our Mission Circle.
    For more information, please visit themission...

  • FORMED Now! St. Ignatius of Loyola

    Episode 14

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Ben Akers discuss the life of St. Ignatius of Loyola, a soldier for Christ.

    Check out True Reformers Episode 2 for a detailed look at St. Ignatius of Loyola:
    https://watch.formed.org/videos/saint-ignatius-of-loyola-soldier-for-christ

    The whole series is available to watch h...

  • FORMED Now! Can God Heal Human Divisions?

    Episode 15

    A conversation with Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. John Sehorn about the Book of Genesis and today.

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 9) 9:1-26

    Episode 16

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into 9:1-26.

    To view the entire series, go to https://watch.formed.org/st-matthew-bible-study

    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Catholic Edition, click the link to get your...

  • FORMED Now! How and Why to Pray the Rosary

    Episode 17

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. John Sehorn discuss the beauty of praying the Rosary.

  • FORMED Now! The Power of Bad News

    Episode 18

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dan Burke discuss why we give so much attention to bad news rather than the good.

    Find out more about Dan Burke's work at https://avila-institute.org/

  • FORMED Now! Discernment of Spirits

    Episode 19

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dan Burke of the Avila Institute discuss the Discernment of Spirits.

  • FORMED Now! What is the Bible?

    Episode 20

    Dr. Tim Gray & Dr. James Prothro discuss the Bible: Who wrote it, and how can it change your life?

    In the market for a new Bible? The Augustine Bible features the English Standard Version® Catholic Edition translation, which many consider to be the best available English translation of the Bibl...

  • FORMED Now! Does Faith Take a Vacation?

    Episode 21

    Guest host Dr. Ben Akers talks with Dr. Scott Hefelfinger about continuing your faith on vacation.

  • Bible Study: The Gospel of Matthew (Part 8) Chapter 8

    Episode 22

    This week Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew by diving into chapter 8.

    To view the entire series, go to https://watch.formed.org/st-matthew-bible-study

    Grab your Bible and follow along! We recommend the ESV-Catholic Edition, click the link to get y...

  • FORMED Now! The Long Way Home

    Episode 23

    Paul McCusker shares with Dr. Tim Gray his journey to becoming Catholic. Paul McCusker is an award-winning writer, most famous for Adventures in Odyssey, and currently works for Augustine Institute's Radio Theatre.

  • FORMED Now! What is Contemplation?

    Episode 24

    Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger discuss how daily contemplation will change your life.