Talks: Personal Growth / Inspirational

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  • Discerning God's Will by Fr. Larry Richards

    "How do I know what God wants?" Knowing the will of God can be an intimidating topic for people of all ages. In this talk, Fr. Larry Richards, the founder of "The Reason for Our Hope" foundation, delves into the process of discernment. With personal stories, practical steps, and sound advice, Fr....

  • Anger and Forgiveness by Dr. Bob McDonald

    Catholic psychotherapist Deacon Dr. Bob McDonald provides a spiritual and psychological prescription for overcoming the sinful anger that poisons the mind of Christ within, causing alienation and division. His practical wisdom shows that only by learning how to forgive can we hope to promote heal...

  • Facing Your Fears by Mark Hart

  • Who am I to Judge? Responding to Relativism with Logic and Love by Edward Sri

    Discussing moral issues with family and friends can be a challenge in a culture strongly promoting the idea that there is no objective truth. Speaking from a wealth of personal experience, renowned author and theologian Dr. Edward Sri provides 5 "keys" to enable Christians to oppose with logic an...

  • Shameless: Seeing Yourself as God Sees You by Jeff Cavins

    As a young adult, Jeff Cavins left the Catholic Church and became a Protestant pastor for 12 years. After returning to the Catholic Church, Jeff became a nationally known speaker who has helped hundreds of thousands come to a clearer understanding of Scripture and our Faith. In this presentation,...

  • Calming the Emotional Storms by Dr. Gregory Popcak

    In this practical but spiritual presentation, Dr. Gregory Popcak discusses four keys to develop self-awareness and self-mastery. He reveals that emotions are a gift from God and that they can help you grow in virtue. Learn how to master your feelings and calm your emotional storms so that you can...

  • Swimming Upstream: Going Against the Current Culture by Stephen Ray

    In this empowering talk, Steve Ray shares what it means to be a Christian in today's world. By examining the lives and martyrdoms of the early Christians and understanding how they transformed the pagan Greco-Roman culture, Steve gives us a blueprint for the New Evangelization. Learn from early C...

  • The Incredible Mind of G.K. Chesterton by Dale Ahlquist

  • Can You Trust God?

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    Since the fall of our first parents, humanity has been tempted to mistrust God the Father's love for us. Scripture scholar Dr. Tim Gray takes us on a journey that addresses the pervasive misconceptions that God is quick to anger, that the God of the Old and New Testaments are different, and that ...

  • From Love, By Love, For Love: A Deeper Understanding of Sex, Same-Sex Attraction, & Authentic Love by Fr. Mike Schmitz

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    Father Michael Schmitz tackles some of the most difficult topics in the Church today. With compassion, clarity, and humor, he shows that the Church's teachings on contraception and same-sex attraction are rooted in the yearnings for authentic love that is shared by all, for everyone is made in th...

  • Living the Gospel with the Heart of Pope Francis by Dr. Edward Sri

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    Dr. Edward Sri is a renowned theologian, author, and professor at the Augustine Institute. In this presentation, Dr. Sri invites all Christians to embrace the call of Pope Francis to be missionary disciples in today's world. With contagious enthusiasm and insightfulness, Dr. Sri makes the Holy Fa...

  • Winning the Culture War by Dr. Peter Kreeft

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    To win any war, there are three things that you must know: that you are at war, who your enemy is, and what weapons or strategies can defeat him. Acknowledging that our culture is clearly in crisis, Dr. Peter Kreeft shows us that the only weapon strong enough to defeat the demons of this age is s...

  • Encountering the Poor: Biblical Roots for Catholic Social Teaching by Tim Gray

    Dr. Timothy Gray is the president of the Augustine Institute and is a well-known Scripture scholar and Catholic speaker. With his eloquent style and polished delivery, Dr. Gray expounds upon the teachings of the Catholic Church surrounding social justice in light of Sacred Scripture. Discover how...

  • Fan or Follower? Your Relationship with Jesus by Jeff Cavins

  • Feminine Genius by Colleen Carroll Campbell

    Building upon Pope St. John Paul II's writings about "the feminine genius," Colleen Carroll Campbell discusses the uniqueness of the nature and vocation of women, both gifts from God. She uses the lives of several female saints to help women recognize and use their gifts to live out their faith a...

  • Feminism Misunderstood: One Woman's Journey to Peace by Jane Brennan

    Jane Brennan, a former member of NOW and former Planned Parenthood volunteer, shares her heart-wrenching story of abortion and subsequent years of depression, resulting in her eventual conversion to the Catholic Church.

  • Set All Afire: Why the Church Still Matters

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    This one-of-a-kind presentation includes seven segments, approximately 10 minutes each, covering some of the most important topics and questions in the Church today. Taken from seven of our most powerful and popular talks, these segments are sure to stir the soul and inspire you to set all afire ...

  • The God-Sized Hole by Connor Flanagan

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    Connor Flanagan is a musician and youth minister who has been actively involved in ministry for the last five years. He has spent the last several years traveling the country leading retreats and speaking at both youth conferences and parish events. In this presentation, Connor uses his own perso...

  • Building Your Life on Rock: Standing Firm in the Storm by Ralph Martin

  • Defeating Satan's Deadly Weapon Against Men by Jeff Cavins

    Pornography has become pervasive in our culture—a true plague, infecting nearly every corner of our society. Its disastrous effects are seen in sexual addiction, ruined marriages, and shattered lives. Jeff Cavins notes that many men struggle with pornography. With great insight, he shows how we c...

  • Counting Your Blessings by Dr. Scott Hahn

    Dr. Scott Hahn explains the theology and practice of Catholic family life, as based on the image of the Blessed Trinity, is in God's Word. He demonstrates that the source of the love in family life is within the Word of God.

  • The Passion of Christ in Light of the Holy Shroud of Turin by Fr. Francis Peffley

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    The Holy Shroud of Turin was called the greatest relic in Christendom by Pope St. John Paul II. In fact, the Shroud is the most studied scientific object in the entire world. Fr. Peffley presents new, detailed scientific and medical evidence for the authenticity of the Holy Shroud. This presentat...

  • Desires of the Heart: Receiving the Gifts of the Father by Sr. Bethany Madonna

    Sister Bethany Madonna, vocations director for the Sisters of Life, shares how God not only wants us to know him, but also to give us the desires of our heart and gifts that bring purpose, meaning, and hope. She makes it clear that "receiving is the gift that we give" to the Lord and that he want...

  • Detox by Jason Evert

    Within every heart is a battlefield between love and lust. In this presentation, Jason Evert discusses the strategies necessary to win the war and uproot the vice of pornography once and for all. Jason is an internationally known Catholic author and speaker. He has spoken to more than one million...