Good Things Radio

A lively show focusing on the good that life has to offer while going through the joys and challenges of parenthood, married life, culture, friendship and faith.

GTR Episode #173: {With Special Guest Kaiser Johnson}

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On this episode, special guest Kaiser Johnson talks about his role in the film, Unplanned. We discuss the Twitter ban, encouraging signs from Hollywood, and his book Grit & Glory: Cross Training Your Heart and Soul. Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ is back with a Holy Week reflection with Padre in Your Pocket. Plus, lessons from marathon training and much more!

 

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GTR #170: Holy Land Diary Pt. II

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On this episode: Perspectives from people, stories and sounds from the Holy Land. Special guest Jarir, an Arab Christian and tour guide sits down for a candid conversation about life in Israel. Plus, an exciting update about the fundraiser for Aid to the Church in Need, and more!

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GTR Episode #169: Holy Land Diary Pt. I

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On this episode: Broadcasting from Jerusalem. Highlights from pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Come along and enjoy the sounds and sacred places on the journey. Running into familiar faces, a special "call to prayer," and much more! 

 

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GTR Episode #168: Not So Formulaic with Special Guest Ginny Kochis

 

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On today's show: It's the last episode before pilgrimage! Special guest Ginny Kochis joins us. Ginny is the founder of the website and community Not So Formulaic: Raisng Exceptional Kids Rooted in Extraordinary Love. Ginny talks about her journey as a wife and mom raising differently wired kiddos. Also, how God is using her challenges to help reach other women and build community. Ginny shares fantastic tips to help foster faith in all children along with mass and Lenten resources. Plus, raising money for persecuted Christians in Syria, and much more!

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GTR Episode #167: Glorious Struggle

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On this episode: An eye-opening interview with Edward Clancy from Aid to the Church in Need. Edward is the Vice President of Outreach and Evangelization for ACN, USA. Find out how you can help Christians in Syria and around the world. 

Plus, Father Nathan Cromly, CSJ. Get pumped up and prepared with a pre-Lenten pep rally. Fr. Nathan takes us on a virtual retreat to prepare for the penitential season leading up to Easter. Plus, finding meaning in tough times, and much more!

 

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GTR Episode #166: Something Beautiful for God {with Special Guest Abby Johnson}

 

_albumtemp_47_.jpgOn this episode: Best-selling author and pro-life activist, Abby Johnson joins us. 
During her time as director of Planned Parenthood in Bryan, Texas, Abby facilitated over 22,000 abortions. Abby worked for the abortion industry for eight years and was awarded the 2008 Employee of the Year at Planned Parenthood. She was the youngest director of a clinic in the nation, until she walked out after assisting in an abortion of a 13-week-old fetus.

Since leaving, Abby has helped nearly 500 former abortion workers, including seven doctors, leave their jobs and find fulfilling careers outside of the abortion industry. We sit down to talk about her journey and the upcoming film about her life, entitled “Unplanned.”

You don’t want to miss this special episode!

 

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GTR Episode #165: The Cure for Consumerism {Intro. to Asceticism} with Fr. Gregory Jensen

Posted by goodthingsradio in Prayer, Prayers, Church, Culture, Balance, patience, Asceticism, Consumerism

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On this epsisode: Big news! A exciting announcement about GTR. Plus, special guest, Fr. Gregory Jensen, pastor of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Orthodox Mission and the Eastern Orthodox chaplain at UW-Madison joins us. He shares insights from his book The Cure for Consumerism and the power of the ascetic life. 

 

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GTR #157: An Irish Retreat with Brother Richard Hendrick

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On this episode, Brother Richard Hendrick joins us from Donegal, Ireland. Brother Richard is our teacher as we gather for a virtual retreat at Ards Friary. You don't want to miss his powerful words about embracing stillness, hope, and the significance of the month of November. Truly a special treat for GTR listeners! Plus an update on Choose Hope, and more!

 

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GTR Episode #154: Unearthing the World of Jesus

Posted by goodthingsradio in Bible Study, Church, Culture, Faith, Worship, Pilgrimage, Mark Twain

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On this week's episode: A special interview with Dr. Jodi Magness. Dr. Magness is an archeologist and scholar of religion. She serves as the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Professor Magness shares her insights about the historical life of Jesus. Why she believes the Via Dolorosa should be re-routed, and exciting details about her latest dig in Huqoq, near Galilee. You don't want to miss this special episode!

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GTR Episode #151: Christ in the Classrom

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On this episode: Jared Dees, author of the book Christ in the Classroom shares the secret to cultivating a culture of faith.  Find out more about his work, here.  Listener, Bridget joins us to talk about why she considers her cancer diagnosis a blessing. Plus, the results of the GTR listener survey, and much more! 

 

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