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GTR Episode #179- Technology and Bioethics: Questions and Controversies

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On this episode: Why speaking up and defending the dignity of the human person is so important, now more than ever. A look inside rapid developments in technology, life sciences and bioethics.

Special guest Timmerie Millington joins us to talk about her experience at the Vita Institute where world-renowned scholars present their findings on a wide range of disciplines, including theology, law, communication and much more. Plus, summer reading and a special Ladies' Day Out event.

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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 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.”

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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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GTR Episode #147: Choose Hope

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Welcome to a brand new season of Good Things Radio! On this episode: A major announcement about an exciting new project. Author Kristen Tiber talks about her new book At the Well and shares a special offer for parents of young adults. An exclusive back-to-school promo from Mabels Labels, Brooke's new favorite Amazon series, and much more!

 

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Good Things Radio Episode #143: Lessons from a Sheepdog

On today's show: Sharing a "Favorite Things" book by Philip Keller. Why Lessons of Sheepdog is a great summer read. Sheepdog is also commonly used among military and law enforcement to illustrate a mentality of "protector." This description could be used to introduce former Green Beret Army Veteran Fred Hobbs.  In a special interview, Mr. Hobbs shares his experience of faith through battle, Memorial Day lessons and much more. Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ, is back with a Padre in Your Pocket, plus, more!

 

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GTR Episode #132 Priestly Parenting

Posted by goodthingsradio in motherhood, Church, Catholic, Culture, Mothers, Arise Retreat, patience

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On this episode: Special guest Melody Lyons from The Essential Mother joins us. Melody talks about parenting, why shouting and stress is so bad for us and how we can use suffering to grow.

A review of the fantastic film, Te Ata.

Listener feedback from Deanna, paying tribue to Billy Graham, and much more!

 

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