Category: Podcast

Die Hard

I’m not exactly sure how “Die Hard” became a recurring theme of this podcast, but there are just some things we will never know this side of heaven. I’m sure it probably had to do with us recording this podcast in the evening (we… Continue Reading “Die Hard”

Three Brothers, Three Deacons!

For this episode of Speaking with Deacons, I got to have a conversation with three brothers who are all ordained deacons! It was great to hear their stories of how they heard and answered the call to the diaconate. Since growing up I only… Continue Reading “Three Brothers, Three Deacons!”

Steubenville Middle East

I was tremendously blessed to host the Steubenville St. Louis Mid-America 2 Youth Conference last weekend, even to the point of tears! A shout out to all the team, staff, volunteers, and (most importantly) youth ministers who made it such a wonderful event. Fr.… Continue Reading “Steubenville Middle East”

The Sound of Austria

Fr. Dave calls in from Austria and I learn how sensitive he is to asking about The Sound of Music. I call in from New Hampshire and we have a great conversation about the importance of leisure and spending time with family and friends.… Continue Reading “The Sound of Austria”

Summer Vacation

This week, I was the one who wasn’t in Steubenville! I called in from Grantham, New Hampshire (where my mom has a place) while Fr. Dave called from in his spartan dwelling in the Holy Spirit Friary. My surroundings inspired a brief conversation about… Continue Reading “Summer Vacation”

Our Need for Healing

This is one of my favorite podcasts I’ve ever recorded. I got to talk to Sr. Miriam Heidland, who is an amazing woman of God, and I got to do it in front of an amazing audience of priests and deacons at the Priests,… Continue Reading “Our Need for Healing”

Cheese Packers

As we finished this week’s episode of They That Hope, my friend and guitar player John Paul Von Arx came into the studio. “Hey, can you turn the camera off for me?” I asked. He looked at my iPhone on the tripod. “It wasn’t… Continue Reading “Cheese Packers”

Certificate of Courage

Fr. Dave and Bob tell stories of courage and cowardice, discuss the importance of religious liberty, and reflect on what it means to be restored in Christ. Apple Podcasts: Google Podcasts: Podbean:

Paradigms of Parish Renewal

Renewing a parish isn’t about changing what we do, but changing how we think. In this episode, Dcn. Keith Strohm shares five paradigms for parish renewal that are essential to move the Church from maintenance to mission.  Deacon Keith Strohm is the former Director… Continue Reading “Paradigms of Parish Renewal”