Essential Guide to Holy Thursday: Why does Peter say “Lord, not my feet only but also my hands and my head!”

Why does Peter tell Jesus to wash his hands and head, as well as his feet? Peter says a lot of odd things in the Gospel, but why might this be the oddest of all? You've been dipping your fingers in them your whole life. But where do holy water fonts come from? The Apostles are the first bishops, right? So when were the Apostles ordained? Ever asked any of these questions? All are answered below! Peter and the Washing of the Feet Always, always pay attention to the verses that don't make sense. One of these happens when Jesus is washing the Apostles' feet. Peter says a lot of seemingly strange things in the Gospel, but this one's special. Here's how it goes in the Gospel of John, chapter 13: Peter: “Lord, do you wash my feet?” (v.6) Jesus:  “What I am doing you do not know now, but afterward you will understand.” (v.7) Peter: “You shall never wash my feet.” (v.8) Jesus: “If I do not wash you, you have no inheritance in me.” Peter: “Lord, not my fee Read More April 18, 2019

New Unplanned Movie: Behind the Scenes Miracles

I recently interviewed Doug Johnson, Abby Johnson's husband, about their new movie Unplanned . Unplanned has been a box office smash hit! This despite every possible obstacle being thrown against it. Just think about that ... a pro-life movie is tearing it up at the box office. Wow! Do you hear about all the spiritual warfare that took place during the filming of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ ? Well, a similarly strange and wonderful series of events took place with the Unplanned movie! Unplanned is the amazing story of Abby (and Doug) Johnson's life and, in particular, her amazing pro-life conversion while serving as the director of a Planned Parenthood clinic. Unplanned Movie: Behind-the-Scenes Miracles A bunch of amazing stories went into filming this amazing story, too. Doug shared with us some great Holy Spirit moments from behind-the-scenes. There was one story, in particular, which might give you goosebumps ... A Shared Dream of Heaven Read More April 11, 2019

Abraham and Isaac: The Complete Guide and Typology

Imagine Abraham and Isaac. Imagine the man that God called to sacrifice his son. What does this man and son look like? What if I told you that our mental image of Abraham and Isaac is seriously flawed? Who was Abraham? Just some wandering, nomadic shepherd, randomly chosen by God, right? Based on the Biblical and archaeological evidence, NO!  Abraham was a much more interesting and important figure, even before he forever changed the course of world history. What about Isaac? How old is he? He's just a young boy, right? What if I told you that Isaac was  not  a little boy?  On what mountain does Abraham take Isaac? Is it just an ordinary mountaintop? Where is Mount Moriah today? Where was Mount Moriah in Christ's time? What if I told you that you already know this mountaintop, and it's famous for another reason?  I've been working on this mega-article for a while! Writing this guide has spawned a numb er of other articles, as well: ○  "The Modern Atta Read More April 03, 2019