Ruth Institute Podcast
Ruth Institute Podcast
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage

We have posted over 400 relevant podcasts by
Dr. Morse and others. Please support us by clicking below so that we may continue to bring you this wonderful service!

itunes site

Categories

podcasts
general
Prop 8
ITAF 2010
Summer of Marriage tour 2010
divorce
abortion
contraception
homosexual parenting
artificial reproductive technologies
Reel Love Challenge
Marriage
sex
parenting
love & sex
Family
ITAF 2011
same-sex unions
religious liberty
ITAF 2012
Circle of Experts
ITAF 2013
debates
sexual revolution
101 Tips
12 Survivors
transgender
Healing Family Breakdown
abuse
The Sexual State
Rosary Around the Lake
Sullins report
Survivors' Summit
Cloud of Witnesses

Archives

2020
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2019
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2015
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2014
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2013
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2012
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2011
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2010
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2009
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February

July 2020
S M T W T F S
     
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31

Syndication

Walter B. Hoye II is both Founder and President of the Issues4Life Foundation, the California Civil Rights Foundation, Founder of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of California, co-founder and Executive Member of the National Black Pro-Life Coalition, a Board Member of The Morning Center (providing free full-service maternity care for women in urban and under-served areas), a published author (Leadership from the IN|SIDE Out), a board member of The Ruth Institute, a full-time pro-life activist, and a leadership consultant.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

As a young man Walter played football at Michigan State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Sociology in 1980. On Tuesday, January 12th, 1982 Walter was licensed to preach the gospel by the Calvary Baptist Church in San Diego, California. Walter graduated from the United States International University, now Alliant International University, with a Master's degree in Business Administration in 1983.

In 1984, God used the premature birth of his firstborn son (six months, 2.1 pounds) to teach Rev. Hoye that the preborn is a person, a living & breathing human being.

On Sunday, April 23rd, 1989 Walter was ordained a Baptist preacher by Pastor Dr. S.M. Lockridge. From 1984 to 1987 Walter served as Minister of Christian Education at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Oceanside, California. From 1987 to 1991, Walter served as Assistant to the Pastor and Director of the Youth Department at the Greater Faith Baptist Church in Stockton, California. From 1991 to 2010, Walter served as the Executive Elder of the Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Berkeley.

In May of 2010, Walter resigned to work full-time in the Pro-Life movement. He was asked to join a group of pro-life sidewalk counselors, to pray and give out literature to women on their way to the entrance of an abortuary. His ministry blossomed so much that the abortuary lost a great deal of business, and they complained to the Oakland authorities, who literally created a law just to put Rev. Hoye in jail. Though in court Rev. Hoye and his attorney from Life Legal Defense proved both that Walter did absolutely nothing illegal and that the only witness against him blatantly lied, the pro-abortion judge made sure Rev. Hoye unjustly went to jail, which he did. The judge, in fact, sought to sentence Walter to four *years* in jail for standing on a public sidewalk, but could not because of a legal technicality.

Walter leads the Oakland pro-life march, he competes in the San Francisco Marathon and catches an NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB game whenever he can.

Resources

Find Walter on Twitter (twitter.com/walterhoye or @WalterHoye), YouTube (youtube.com/user/walterbhoyeii), or Facebook (Issues4Life.Foundation).

Direct download: 41-Hoye.mp3
Category:abortion -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Award-winning journalist Sue Ellen Browder has addressed members of the United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women and has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows, including theToday Show, Oprah, EWTN News Nightly, and Fox News. She has published hundreds of articles in many national magazines and newspapers, including Reader's Digest, Woman's Day, the National Catholic Register, and Cosmopolitan. As the author of Subverted: How I Helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women's Movement andSex and the Catholic Feminist (both published by Ignatius), Sue Ellen has spoken at many pro-life conferences around the country, including the 2020 March for Life Conference and the Pro-Life Summit.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Readings and Resources

Come to our Summit! ruthinstitute.org/summit-2020

Direct download: 40-Browder.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Dr. Timothy Rarick has been a Professor of Marriage, Family, & Child Development at BYU-Idaho for the past nine years. Dr. Rarick has worked with several organizations to promote and protect the family through public policy, research, and social media. In 2017, Tim completed a sabbatical working as a Research Fellow for the Marriage & Religion Research Initiative at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC where he has published a research synthesis paper on the unique impact fathers have on their daughters' sexual development, activity, and exploitation. Dr. Rarick was also appointed by the governor of Idaho to serve on the board of the State Department of Health & Welfare. In addition to speaking in Asia, Central America, Europe and all over the U.S. on fatherhood, sexual exploitation, technology, and many other family-related topics, he has presented numerous times at Princeton and the United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women. Dr. Rarick has been asked twice by The Holy See to speak at the United Nations on behalf of fathers and the vital role they play in gender equality and women empowerment. He also writes research briefs and testifies for fathers' rights and equal shared parenting in family courts. Tim and his wife, Jodi, have been married for 20 years and have four children.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Resources

Direct download: 39-Rarick.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 16, 2020) Dr J is a guest of Father Robert McTeigue on The Station of the Cross's The Catholic Current. Today they're discussing the seismic Supreme Court ruling that sex and sexual identity are the same thing…which is going to affect men and women very differently.

We're also revving up for our annual Summit--check that out over on our website at ruthinstitute.org/summit.

Direct download: Jun16_20.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Melea Stephens is a practicing marriage and family therapist and an activist leader against sexual exploitation in her home state of Alabama. She is a board member with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and the founder of Rescue Innocence Movement, a nonprofit created to protect this generation of children from the harms of sexual exploitation through prevention, education, and legislation.

After witnessing the detrimental effects of hardcore pornography in the lives of both children and adults she treated, Melea felt a call to raise awareness about the unacknowledged health and societal harms of this illegal material. Since 2012, Melea has organized several city and statewide events and public awareness campaigns. She frequently partners with anti-trafficking leaders to promote education and meet the needs of survivors of sexual exploitation. Through the Rescue Innocence Movement and with the help of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and local leaders, she has been instrumental in the launch of the nation’s first emergency treatment program for pediatric survivors of sex trafficking at UAB Hospital. Melea often speaks publicly on topics such as the public health crisis of pornography and enhancing sexual intimacy within the context of Christian marriage. She was also a key leader in the recent passage of the Alabama Resolution to Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis. Melea longs to see a day when the evil of sexual exploitation is fully extinguished by a majority in society who have grown intolerant of its immense harms and injustices. She believes that, through continued awareness, education, advocacy, and united activism, that day is close within our grasp.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here, along with resources and recommended readings.

Direct download: 38-Stephens.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Dr. Walter Schumm is a professor of applied family science at Kansas State University where he has taught and conducted research since 1979. Since 2004, he has been publishing research on same-sex parenting and providing a scholarly critique of much of the social science research dealing with homosexuality. In 2018, his book Same-Sex Parenting Research: A Critical Assessment was published by Wilberforce Press.

Dr. Schumm has also published research on marital satisfaction, marital communication, military families, religion and the family, and premarital counseling. He also recently published an article in the journal Religions on early Islamic history. In addition to his academic work, he served in the reserve components of the U.S. Army for 30 years, retiring in 2002 at the rank of colonel. He and his wife Kimberly have been married for 41 years and have seven children and over 25 grandchildren.

Direct download: 37-Schumm.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 1, 2020) Dr J is speaking with Traci DeVette Griggs on Family Policy Matters. They're discussing infertility, surrogacy, and other artificial reproductive technologies in light of Anderson Cooper's recent purchase / adoption of a baby. Women were paid for their services and genetic material, but little Wyatt has no legal mother.

Direct download: Jun01_20.mp3
Category:artificial reproductive technologies -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Dr. Paul Church was a practicing urologist for more than 35 years; he was also involved with clinical research and teaching as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He was fired from his job, his career was destroyed, his life was upended, and his medical license was nearly revoked when he merely advocated for healthy choices, and criticized hospital superiors for promoting unhealthy behaviors.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Dr. Church challenged the administration of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to be more truthful and honest about the negative health consequences inherent with high risk and unhealthy LGBTQIA+ sexual behaviors and to be more respectful of the diversity of religious and moral views regarding sodomy. He was met with increasing efforts to silence his concerns. Despite an outpouring of public support and legal representation from Liberty Counsel, he was expelled from the medical staff in December 2015. Two other hospitals where Dr. Church held appointments for years followed suit and expelled him as well. A fourth hospital revoked their offer to join the medical staff, fearing repercussions from the LGBT community.

Dr. Church is a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association and medical volunteer or leader of eleven short-term medical mission projects in Mexico and Africa. He has two married daughters and six grandchildren. He was honored with a Citizenship Award by MFI in 2015 and a similar award from the Catholic Medical Association in 2016. He retired from clinical practice November 1, 2017.

Action Items:

Readings and Resources

Direct download: 36-Church.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Senior Editor of PJ Media, Tyler O'Neil is an author and conservative commentator. He has written for numerous publications, including Christian Post, National Review, the Washington Free Beacon, the Daily Signal, and the Colson Center's Breakpoint. He has appeared on Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight. He is the author of Making Hate Pay: The Corruption of the Southern Poverty Law Center. He enjoys Indian food, board games, and talking ceaselessly about politics, religion, and culture.

Readings & Resources

Action Items

  • Follow Tyler O'Neil on Twitter: @Tyler2ONeil
  • Tweet about the SPLC’s corruption using the hashtag #MakingHatePay
  • Whenever you hear or read about the SPLC or its "Hate Map," write the editor, speak out, correct the record!
  • Write to your congressmen, big tech, and corporate america, encouraging them to stop trusting the SPLC
Direct download: 35-ONeil.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 1:06pm PDT

(May 15, 2020) Dr J is Father Rob Jack's guest on Sacred Heart Radio's "Driving Home the Faith." They're discussing Anderson Cooper's recent purchase of a baby through surrogacy.

Direct download: May16_20.mp3
Category:artificial reproductive technologies -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Dr. Pat Fagan is Founder and Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) at the Family Research Council (now a part of The Catholic University of America). He is also a professional therapist specializing in child, family and marital therapy for couples considering divorce. He publishes and edits Marripedia.org, a Wikipedia-like resource on social sciences of impact of marriage and religious worship.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Dr. Fagan has authored over thirty synthesis papers and has commissioned dozens of original research projects in marriage, family, child development, and religious practice. His decades of analyzing federal surveys and social science studies has proven that marriage is the foundational relationship in society, and fidelity is its foundational virtue. His research has shown that the cultivation of both faithfulness and marriage is integral to all vibrant cultures.

Dr. Fagan began his career as a teacher in Ireland, then became a clinical psychologist specializing in child, family and marital therapy in Canada. Because of his deep concerns about government undermining marriage and the family, he entered the public policy field in the U.S.

He assisted Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), became Deputy Assistant Secretary for Family and Social Policy at the U.S. Health and Human Services under President George H. Bush. Dr. Fagan is a Senior Fellow of Family and Culture at the Heritage Foundation and a Fellow at The Austin Institute in Texas.

Dr. Fagan and his wife Theresa have eight children and twelve grandchildren.

Direct download: 34-Fagan.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 2:26pm PDT

Tracy Shannon is mother of 4 blessings and a grandmother. She has studied what she calls the “neo-morality movement” for 20 years. Tracy’s family was profoundly impacted by the transgender movement many years ago, and that moved Tracy from the sidelines (merely protecting her own children from being inducted into "new" sexual mores) and onto the battlefront in the culture wars.

Recently, Tracy has taken on Drag Queen Story Hours in Texas and across the country. She exposed how libraries determined to introduce children to adult entertainers and transsexuals disregarded their own policies allowing sex offenders to be held out as role models to young children in taxpayer-funded public libraries.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Tracy is the Texas Director for MassResistance Texas, and led parents there in pushing back against the debauched drag queen program for children as young as four. She has also contributed to research of the programs across the nation and helped parents in several states push back against this programming.

Direct download: 33-Shannon.mp3
Category:transgender -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Dr. Donald Hilton is a neurosurgeon specializing in spine surgery. Dr. Hilton graduated cum laude with his medical degree from the University of Texas-Galveston. He did his surgery internship and residency in neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Hilton currently serves as a clinical associate professor of neurology at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio and is nationally recognized for developing the first tubular dilating system. This system has widely impacted surgical treatment for herniated discs, degenerative joints, and spinal stenosis. Dr. Hilton is a published author of several book chapters, peer-reviewed journals, and a book, titled He Restoreth My Soul.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Direct download: 32-Hilton.mp3
Category:abuse -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Steven W. Mosher is an internationally recognized author and the foremost Western authority on China and on population issues, as well as an acclaimed and sought-after speaker. He has worked tirelessly since 1979 to fight coercive population control programs and has helped hundreds of thousands of women and families worldwide.

In 1979, Steven was the first American social scientist to visit mainland China. He was invited there by the Chinese Communist government, where he had access to government documents and actually witnessed women being forced to have abortions under the “one-child policy:” killing preborns in the seventh, eighth, and ninth month of pregnancy. Steven was a pro-choice atheist at the time, but witnessing these traumatic abortions led him to reconsider his convictions and to eventually become a practicing, pro-life Roman Catholic.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Steven has appeared numerous times before Congress as an expert in world population, China, and human rights abuses. He has also made TV appearances on Good Morning America, 60 Minutes, The Today Show, 20/20, FOX and CNN news, as well as being a regular guest on talk radio shows across the nation. He is also the author of the best-selling A Mother’s Ordeal: One Woman’s Fight Against China’s One-Child Policy. Among his many other books are Population Control andBully of Asia: Why 'China's Dream' is the New Threat to World Order.

Articles by Steve have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, The New Republic, The Washington Post,National Review, Reason, The Asian Wall Street Journal, Freedom Review, Linacre Quarterly, Catholic World Report,Human Life Review, First Things, and countless other publications.

Steven Mosher lives in Virginia with his wife, Vera, and their nine children.

Resources

Action Items:

Direct download: 31-Mosher.mp3
Category:abortion -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Betsy Kerekes is the happily married mother of three girls and a boy. She shares amusing, light-hearted stories about her husband and children at parentingisfunny.wordpress.com. Her first book with Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage, has three foreign translations. She also wrote 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person with Dr. Morse. She has published multiple articles, has been on numerous radio shows, and was a week-long guest on EWTN's "Women of Grace." She has also done public speaking, including the annual "Parenting with Purpose" conference in Washington, D.C. Her latest book is Be A Happier Parent or Laugh Trying. Betsy serves the Ruth Institute as online editor of our newsletter, our Facebook page, and much more.

This is an audio podcast of an episode of The Dr J Show (full video here.)

Resources and Readings

Direct download: 30-Kerekes-parenting.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(April 13, 2020) Dr J is speaking with Pastor Michael Demastus on Faith Works Live. Their topic is the sexual revolution as pushed by the state.

Direct download: Apr13_20.mp3
Category:The Sexual State -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Attorney Cathy Ruse has devoted her career to promoting the dignity of the human person --a career that spans the fields of communication, public policy, law, and language remediation.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Currently, Mrs. Ruse serves as Family Research Council’s Senior Fellow for Legal Studies. She is also Legal Supervisor for Ave Maria School of Law/Culture of Life Foundation Washington Externship Program, and she is a Certified Dyslexia Therapist.

Mrs. Ruse previously served the United States' House of Representatives as Chief Counsel of the Constitution Subcommittee, and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops as pro-life spokesman. Prior to her policy and advocacy work, Mrs. Ruse practiced law in Washington D.C. She has testified as an expert in congressional hearings in both the House and the Senate, and she has filed "Friend of the Court" briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mrs. Ruse received her law degree from Georgetown University and her doctorate in Humane Letters from Franciscan University. She holds multiple professional certifications in the field of Academic Language/Dyslexia Therapy.

Mrs. Ruse and her husband Austin received the John Paul II Award for Advancing the Culture of Life and the Defender of Life Award from Students for Life of America. They are the proud parents of two wonderful daughters.

ACTION ITEMS

  • Be very present to your children: As parents, we must be the primary educators of our children in all things, and especially in matters of sexuality. It is from parents and churches that children will hear the good news about God’s design for human sexuality.
  • Teach your children: Sex is for intimate unity within marriage and this union creates children. Marriage is for the protection and benefit of children. Children will understand the true meaning and purpose of sex within marriage, and that marriage is for the protection and benefit of children. Parents must confidently and consistently share these important messages with their children, because their children are not likely to hear them in our culture or in our public schools.
  • You must interfere: Immoral sex ed works best when parents don’t interfere. You must interfere.
  • Help your child organize a club: Choose a focus that will have a positive impact on the school, like a Bible Study club, a Pure Fashion club, a Biology Club, or a Christian Athletes club.
  • Invite a group to review sex ed materials: Invited trusted parents to review your school’s sex ed lessons. Read the actual lessons, watch the videos, and visit the recommended web sites. Do not rely on the summaries provided by the school and do not settle for being handed a packet of home resources to “reinforce” the lesson. Demand to see the actual lessons your children will see.

    Parents may opt their children out of this material whenever and wherever it may crop up—in lessons, school events, assemblies, classes, or any activities that violate their families’ beliefs.

  • Every school year, file the “Universal Model Opt-Out letter” (template provided by Family Research Council):downloads.frc.org/EF/EF19J21.pdf

Resources

Direct download: 29-Ruse.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Dr. Erin Brewer developed a trans identity after being molested in first grade. She did everything she could to be a boy. In her mind, she *was* a boy. But instead of enabling this delusion, Erin's mother eventually sent her to a therapist, and she received proper care to manage her gender confused feelings. She eventually accepted her gender, but continued running away from God.

She became a star on the most popular pornography site in the world, making the top 20 most popular amateur performers, with over 10.8 million views and more than 400 videos. She was saved from pornography when she accepted Jesus as her Savior. She deleted all of her videos and is now speaking out about the dangers of gender ideology and porn. She openly shares her deeply personal story to help others understand the damage that is being done to our children by the transgender movement. Erin earned her bachelors degree from Hampshire College, and her Doctorate in Instructional Technology and Learning Science from Utah State University.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Action Items

  • Dr. Brewer urges followers of the Ruth Institute to contact your congressmen and senators to express opposition to the Equality Act
  • Tell our legislators to pass laws requiring age verification for online pornography
  • Petition our state legislators to ban transgender drugs for children
  • Share memes on social media like those found on the Ruth Institute Facebook page
  • Oppose bans against “conversion” therapy, and share stories of reparative therapy helping people out of unwanted same-sex attraction (see the Ruth Institute's Cloud of Witnesses project)
  • Email your local school district and find out what kind of “sex positive” and “inclusive” programs your school districts support.
  • Lobby school districts to oppose any policies that allow a child to self-identify as the opposite sex
  • Write or call the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and tell them to stop supporting Dr. Olsen-Kennedy, who is encouraging children as young as eight years old to take cross-gender hormones and 13 year-old girls to have their breasts amputated:

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    4650 Sunset Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90027
    Phone: (323) 660-2450

  • Write or call The National Institute of Health to express opposition to funding Dr. Olsen-Kennedy’s child abuse:

    National Institutes of Health
    9000 Rockville Pike
    Bethesda, Maryland 20892
    Phone: (301) 496-4000

Resources

Direct download: 28-Brewer.mp3
Category:transgender -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Ambassador Dr. Alan Keyes is an American conservative political activist, pundit, author, former ambassador to the United Nations and Adviser to President Ronald Reagan, two-time major presidential candidate, husband and father. His stated purpose in life, like that of the America’s Founders, is to provide a secure future for our children and our posterity.

Keyes is an unparalleled leader among moral conservatives. His Harvard University Doctorate in Government with its emphasis on our Constitution, his extensive experience in American government, along with his great faith in God’s part in the founding of that government enable him to provide a cogent defense of morality in America! Ambassador Keyes has unashamedly and consistently raised the standard of unalienable rights and Biblical truth in defense of preborn children. He confronts the culture of death with compelling and inspiring reasons why abortion must be banned from our land, and speaks in all parts of our country in an attempt to educate those unaware of the threat to the very existence of the United States. He boldly speaks to bolster the troops!

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Direct download: 27-Keyes.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

This week our podcast has three brief interviews from pro-life leaders at the Greater Cleveland Right to Life's "Bringing America Back to Life" Convention, held March 6th and 7th.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Communication expert Dr. Christine M. Bacon, Ph.D., is an author, international speaker, trainer and radio talk-show host of "Breakfast with Bacon: The Relationship Doctor." Her latest book is "The Super Couple: A Formula for Extreme Happiness in Marriage." Dr Bacon is president of CMB Communication, and is sought-after relationship coach who works with couples seeking to reconcile. She is most passionate about teaching the skills of reconciliation in those relationships deemed “hopeless” or irreconcilable. Dr. Bacon received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Interpersonal communication from Regent University and her B.A. in Communication from Old Dominion University.

Attorney Jeffrey Barefoot is the founder and President of Ressourcement, which specializes in financial planning. He is a graduate of Miami University (Oxford) and the University of Toledo College Of Law. Jeffrey has spoken on money management to over 100 organizations through the U.S. and Europe. He is also the Board President of Greater Toledo-Area Right to Life. And, he heads up The Strategic Policy Committee for The Right To Life Action Coalition of Ohio (RTLACO). In his college years, he converted to Christ from Unitarianism, and thirty years later he joined the Catholic church. He is the father of three adult children and two grandchildren.

Personhood Alliance president Gualberto Garcia Jones is an attorney who began pro-life activism in college. Mr. Garcia Jones is the Executive Director of the International Human Rights Group, serving for the past ten years as a legal expert on human rights issues for various organizations around the world. He has drafted dozens of legislative proposals and testified before U.S. federal and state governments. Mr. Garcia Jones has written and submitted legal briefs for cases before numerous courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court of Colombia. Gualberto was born in Spain and emigrated to the United States. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a double major in history and political science and received his law degree from The George Washington University School of Law. He has clerked for District Court judges and worked on the staff of U.S. senators.

Direct download: 26-BABL.mp3
Category:abortion -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

This week we bring you part two of Katrina Zeno's explanation of John Paul II's "Theology of the Body."

Katrina J. Zeno, MTS, has served as the founding coordinator of the St. John Paul II Resource Center for Theology of the Body and Culture for the Diocese of Phoenix, AZ for 14 years, and has been speaking around the world on the Theology of the Body for over 23 years --not as simply another "subject" that is taught, but as the foundation of all that is taught and lived. Katrina is the author of three books including Discovering the Feminine Genius and The Body Reveals God, over 50 articles, and a blog entitled, “TOB Tuesdays.” She received her master in theological studies from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Washington, DC, and her BA in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. When not speaking, Katrina enjoys dancing salsa and Argentine tango, hiking, swimming, playing table tennis, and spending time with her married son Michael and her new granddaughter.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Direct download: 25-Zeno.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(February 28, 2020) Dr J is speaking with Traci DeVette Griggs on Family Policy Matters. Their topic is the "seamless garment," an idea that has had several meanings over the years. In the 1980s, it meant a consistent position on the life issues; more recently, it has been used as a way to downplay the horrors of abortion in favor of other issues. Dr J has some thoughts on this.

Direct download: Mar09_20.mp3
Category:abortion -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 6, 2020) Dr J is one of the speakers at the "Bringing America Back to Life" convention in Cleveland held on March 6th and 7th this year. She gave her presentation on "Understanding and Combatting the Sexual Revolution."

Direct download: Mar06_20.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

This week we bring you an expert on Pope John Paul II's "Theology of the Body" in two parts! Katrina J. Zeno, MTS, has served as the founding coordinator of the St. John Paul II Resource Center for Theology of the Body and Culture for the Diocese of Phoenix, AZ for 14 years, and has been speaking around the world on the Theology of the Body for over 23 years --not as simply another "subject" that is taught, but as the foundation of all that is taught and lived. Katrina is the author of three books including Discovering the Feminine Genius and The Body Reveals God, over 50 articles, and a blog entitled, “TOB Tuesdays.” She received her master in theological studies from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Washington, DC, and her BA in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. When not speaking, Katrina enjoys dancing salsa and Argentine tango, hiking, swimming, playing table tennis, and spending time with her married son Michael and her new granddaughter.

This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Direct download: 24-Zeno.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

This week we offer the powerful testimony of Paul Darrow, a victim of the Sexual Revolution whose transformed life has given hope to many entangled in same-sex attraction.

Paul moved to Manhattan immediately after graduating college and became an international fashion model, a pleasure-seeker, and an atheist. His former hedonistic life, glamorous career, and ties to high society have provided him with invaluable insight into today’s alternative lifestyles. But Jesus changed his life forever. Shortly after converting to Catholicism, Paul was surprised to find himself being filmed as a subject for the award-winning movie Desire of the Everlasting Hills, which won the JP2 Film Festival Award. Paul's conversion story is so powerful that he was invited to speak at the Angelicum in Rome, where he pleaded with Cardinals and other clergy to defend and propagate the teachings of the Catholic Church on homosexuality. Paul has appeared on EWTN and is a frequent guest on talk radio from coast to coast. Whether giving presentations to high school and college students, priests, seminarians, penitentiary inmates or Catholic groups across the U.S. and in Europe, Paul shares his unusual testimony in order to be a living example that God’s grace is more powerful than even the greatest of human temptations.

Resources

  • Desire of the Everlasting Hills movie, everlastinghills.org
  • Courage International, couragerc.org
  • One Minute Apologist (videos, testimonies, and answers), oneminuteapologist.com
  • quote from psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Capron: "Homosexuality by definition is not healthy and wholesome. The homosexual person, at best, will be unhappier and more unfulfilled than the sexually normal person."

Action Items

  • Keep the lines of communication open with loved ones struggling with same-sex attraction. Do not close those doors. Stay friends, and let them know you love them unconditionally.
  • Check out the movie Desire of the Everlasting Hills at everlastinghills.org
  • Read and share (post!) the stories at changedmovement.com/
  • If you struggle with same-sex attraction, visit Courage International: couragerc.org
Direct download: 23-Darrow.mp3
Category:Cloud of Witnesses -- posted at: 12:57pm PDT