Today on "Kresta in the Afternoon" – January 15, 2014
Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 15, 2014
4:00 – Kresta Comments
4:20 – Integrity Restored: Fighting Porn In Our Culture – And Winning
If you, or someone you love, are struggling with pornography use, this is an interview you need to hear. Dr. Peter Kleponis and his ministry Integrity Restored was designed to help men, their wives and their families break free from the bonds of porn. We will talk about pornography use and addiction, as well as pornography’s effects on people’s lives. Moreover, you will find out how to get help! The good news is that freedom is possible. This site will show you the way! Peter joins us.
5:00 – Mackerel Snappers: How to explain even the toughest teachings about God and his Catholic Church
Where is Purgatory in the Bible? Why does the Catholic Church oppose in-vitro fertilization? Catholics were once labeled "mackerel snappers" because of their regular consumption of fish on Fridays. Abstinence from meat is just one of many often misunderstood Catholic teachings. Rather than shy from that old derogatory nickname, Spencer Allen claims it as a badge of pride as it explains and defends the teachings of God's one, true Church. Spencer is here to offer systematic explanations invaluable in their own defense and practice of the faith.
5:40 –Exposing the Lie: Marriage and Manipulating the Media
Many of you have probably seen the headline "Marriage Not An Antidote to Poverty" which has been all over the news. As you might have guessed, there is more to the story. The truth is, the "study" is actually a position paper that presents no new data and, in fact, supports a foundational assertion of the marriage movement's campaign against poverty; namely, that to be effective as an anti-poverty initiative, marriage must come before baby. Dr. Greg Popcak joins us to discuss the facts behind this latest PR campaign against marriage.