Talks: Bible / Defending the Faith

  • Who Do You Say That I Am? Four Expectations of the Messiah by Bp. Robert Barron

    Bishop Barron illuminates with conviction that Jesus of Nazareth is the promised Messiah and revelation of God become man. He shows how Jesus fulfills the four tasks of the Messiah according to the Old and New Testaments and how the living legacy of Christ is proclaimed by the Church.

  • What's so Great about Being Catholic? by Jason Evert

    There's ultimately only one reason to be Catholic: because it's true. In this outstanding presentation, Jason Evert shows us the beauty and the treasures of the Faith, as revealed through the Saints and Sacraments.

    Jason has spoken about the Catholic Faith to more than one million people around...

  • Searching the Scriptures: The Gospel of John by Stephen Ray

    Join Biblical expert and Catholic apologist Stephen Ray on a personal pilgrimage through the pages of St. John's Gospel. Stephen draws from his extensive scholarship and his time spent in the Holy Land filming documentaries to bring forth many of the profound theological truths that lie beneath t...

  • Jesus the Bridegroom: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Dr. Brant Pitre

    Dr. Brant Pitre is an enthusiastic and engaging speaker who regularly lectures throughout the country. In this stunning talk, Dr. Pitre applies his knowledge of the Jewish roots of Christianity to the very heart of the Gospel: the love of Christ. You will learn what it really means to have a "per...

  • Jesus Is... by Fr. Mike Schmitz

    Fr. Mike Schmitz, a renowned and beloved speaker and spiritual guide to the youth and young adults, discusses the all-important topic of God's existence. Armed with his usual repertoire of lively humor and sound philosophy, Fr. Mike reveals the incredible implications of the question that Christ ...

  • Evangelizing Catholics: The Bible, the Eucharist, & the New Evangelization by Scott Hahn

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    In this informative and dynamic presentation, Dr. Scott Hahn discusses why the New Evangelization is the greatest priority of the Church at this time, and how we are all called to share our faith. He shows how the Eucharist is connected to explaining Jesus's Death and Resurrection to others and h...

  • Reaching Out to Today's Culture: Answering the Four YouTube Heresies by Bp. Robert Barron

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    In this highly relevant talk, Bishop Robert Barron shares observations from his dialogue with critics of his YouTube videos. He eloquently illustrates how our Catholic intellectual tradition can clarify the confusion that is so prevalent in our culture about matters of Christian faith and life.

  • The Case for Jesus by Dr. Brant Pitre

    Dr. Brant Pitre, Scripture scholar and bestselling author, uses biblical and historical evidence to bolster the "case for Jesus" by exposing the problems with the many false theories that have been introduced over the past hundred years, resulting in widespread skepticism about the reliability of...

  • Right Here, Right Now: Always Be Ready to Share Your Faith by Patrick Madrid

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    It's profound to consider what hangs in the balance when we share our faith with others. Patrick Madrid, in his highly engaging manner, speaks from a lifetime of experience to help Catholics effectively share the truth about Christ and his Church whenever the opportunity arises.

  • Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist by Dr. Brant Pitre

  • Unlocking the Book of Revelation by Dr. Michael Barber

    Dr. Michael Barber, host for Reasons for Faith Live on EWTN, is Professor of Theology and Scripture at the Augustine Institute. In this exciting presentation, he reveals the deep treasures hidden in the Apocalypse, demonstrating the practical implications for living in today's modern world. When ...

  • How to Bring Fallen-Away Catholics Back to the Church by Scott Hahn

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    What is evangelization all about? What role does the Church expect ordinary Catholics to play in spreading the Catholic Faith? Dr. Scott Hahn, author and renowned theologian, challenges cradle Catholics to witness to the Faith through everyday life. He presents proven and effective ways to touch ...

  • Love Conquers All: Faith, Family, & the Early Church by Mike Aquilina

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    Mike Aquilina, author of over forty books and an expert on early Church history, shares how the faithful witness of Christian families amidst the trials and persecutions of the Church in the first centuries of its existence led to the rapid expansion of Christianity and the conversion of the Roma...

  • Abba or Allah by Dr. Scott Hahn

    In this informative talk, Dr. Scott Hahn explores some of the most important beliefs that distinguish Christianity from Islam. He explains that while both religions trace themselves back to Abraham, the differences, including our understanding of God as Father, are not insignificant. With charity...

  • Change the World in 60 Seconds by Tom Peterson

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    "Tom Peterson was an award-winning national advertising executive, but lukewarm in his faith. Then, in 1997, he attended a Catholic men's retreat. While praying before the Blessed Sacrament, he experienced a profound spiritual transformation and a clear vocational calling. God was inviting him to...

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls by Dr. John Bergsma

    Dr. John Bergsma is an Associate Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and was a Protestant pastor for four years before converting to the Catholic Church. In this enlightening talk, Dr. Bergsma shows how our respect for the traditional canon of Scripture, as well as our...

  • The History of Salvation: God's Plan for His People by Msgr. Dan Deutsch

    This enlightening talk traces the high adventure of God's divine love story revealed through the seven covenants that span from Eden to Calvary, beginning with Adam and culminating with Jesus. This presentation is the fruit of Monsignor Deutsch's studies during his sabbatical at Franciscan Univer...

  • Keep Holy the Sabbath by Dr. Tim Gray

    Dr. Timothy Gray is the president of the Augustine Institute and is a well-known Scripture scholar and Catholic speaker. With fascinating detail and examples, Dr. Gray here discusses the profound importance for individuals, and for modern society, of properly observing Sunday as the Lord's Day by...

  • Catechism of the Catholic Church by Francis Cardinal Arinze

    Francis Cardinal Arinze energetically draws from his experience to help us see the practical value of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) today, given as a guide for living in accordance with Holy Scripture and Sacred Tradition, which has been passed down to the Church through the Apostles...

  • Science, the Origin of the Universe, & God by Fr. Robert Spitzer

    All too often, science is falsely pitted against Faith to disprove the tenants of Christianity. In this informative talk, Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ—expert in physics, philosophy, and theology—debunks this powerful myth as he discusses the Big Bang and the origin of the universe with sound reason, cr...

  • The Treasure of Our Soul: The Apostle's Creed by Scott Hahn

    Dr. Scott Hahn, internationally known theologian and author, explains the inestimable value of the Creed as a sure means of communicating the life-giving faith of the Apostles and as an indispensable source of unity for the Church. Dr. Hahn also brings to light how the Creed has served as a time-...

  • Understanding Luther by Ken Hensley

    Ken Hensley, a well-known Catholic speaker, teacher, and author, provides an insightful perspective on Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation from his vantage point as a former Baptist minister. Referencing Luther's writings and his own conversion story, Ken clearly shows the theological an...

  • Heroes of the Catholic Reformation by Dr. Tim Gray

  • The Roots of the Crisis by Dr. Tim Gray

    The clergy sexual abuse scandals have rocked the Catholic Church and caused a crisis of faith (and of evangelization) for many. When facing such a daunting and terrible crisis, it can be difficult to find the right way forward.

    In this talk, Dr. Tim Gray explains with conviction and insight tha...