Ignition

Ignition: A Podcast for the New Evangelization is a weekly audio program which provides explanations of Catholic teaching and a Catholic perspective on issues of the day. The goal of Ignition is to help adult Catholics to grow in their understanding of our Catholic Faith and to see its relevance for their daily lives.

616: The Difference Doctrine Makes | Ignition

616: The Difference Doctrine Makes | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. There are a lot of "faith facts" that we can learn as Catholics, but why bother? What difference do those doctrines make, anyway? Using the writings of speaker & writer Frank J. Sheed, that's what Dr. Chris discusses in this episode of Igntion. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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615: The Song of Songs | Ignition

615: The Song of Songs | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. One of the least-known books of the Bible is the Song of Songs; yet this book is described by some ancient Jewish rabbis as the holiest book of the Old Testament. Why? That's what Dr. Chris and Traci Austin discuss in this episode of Ignition. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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614: Some Common Campus Ministry Questions | Ignition

614: Some Common Campus Ministry Questions | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. There are always answers to our questions about Catholic teaching. So what are the questions that young adults are asking today? That's what Dr. Chris and Traci Austin discuss in this episode of Ignition. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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613: Sin: It Literally Doesn’t Make Sense | Ignition

613: Sin: It Literally Doesn’t Make Sense | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. One of the most biblical and "religious" of words is "sin", but in the word of Inigo Montoya from the movie The Princess Bride, I do not think it means what we think it means. Sin isn't just a matter of external actions, or what the Pope thinks is wrong... it's contrary to reason, truth and love. That's what Dr. Chris discusses in this episode. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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612: After Action Reports for Our Spiritual Battle | Ignition

612: After Action Reports for Our Spiritual Battle | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Just as in the military, it's important in the Christian battle to review what's working, what isn't, and what to do differently, and to recognize, appreciate and accept the many gifts that God gives us. That's what Dr. Chris and Robyn Bruggeman discuss in this episode. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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611: Multitask? Yes. Multifocus? No. | Ignition

611: Multitask? Yes. Multifocus? No. | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. In order to be attentive to our neighbor, our Lord and His will for our life, we need to be present... we need to focus. And while our world tells us that we can do many things at the same time, the fact is we cannot. Multitasking? Yes. Multifocusing? No. That's what Dr. Chris and Robyn Bruggeman discuss in this episode of Ignition. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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610: Idol Worship is Easier and More Common than You Think | Ignition

610: Idol Worship is Easier and More Common than You Think | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. We tend to think of idol worship as a thing of the past; after all, very, very few of us have golden statues in our homes that we worship. But that's not the only form that false gods can take, and in this episode, Dr. Chris and Renae Kranz discuss some of the more subtle forms of idol worship that many of us succumb to, and what we can do about it. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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609: Listening Well as a Key to Missionary Discipleship | Ignition

609: Listening Well as a Key to Missionary Discipleship | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. One of the more overlooked keys to fruitful evangelization and missionary discipleship is listening well. Why is that, and how can we do it better? That's what Dr. Chris and Renae Kranz discuss in this episode of Ignition. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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608: Make a Friend, Be a Friend, Lead a Friend to Jesus | Ignition

608: Make a Friend, Be a Friend, Lead a Friend to Jesus | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. While we ought not be childish in our faith, we are called to be childlike, and one of the ways that we can do so is by engaging in friendship and conversation with those around us in less self-conscious ways. Why? So that we can lead them closer to Jesus. But how? That's what Dr. Chris and Traci Austin discuss in this episode. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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607: The Power of a Variety of Friendships | Ignition

607: The Power of a Variety of Friendships | Ignition

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. In a culture in which more and more people feel alone, it's imperative that as disciples of Jesus Christ, we be open to friendship with others, including those who live in different states or stages of life than our own. That's what Dr. Chris and Traci Austin discuss in this episode of Ignition. Enjoy! View Full Archive of Episodes Other Recent Posts Check out some of the other podcasts that we offer or our weekly Sunday TV Mass.
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