Convinced, Ep. 8 – Devin Rose
Author and software developer Devin Rose grew up a militant atheist, but his worldview began to crumble in college. Here he shares his journey from unbelief to evangelicalism, and then into the Catholic Church.
Convinced Ep. 7 – Jeff Cavins
Author and speaker Jeff Cavins grew up Catholic but then left the Church and became a successful Protestant pastor. Here’s the story, and how God brought him back home again.
Convinced Ep. 6 – Francis Beckwith
Francis Beckwith is Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies at Baylor University, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Graduate Program in Philosophy and Affiliate Professor of Political Science. Here tells the story of his journey out of, and back into, the Catholic Church. You can learn more about Dr. Beckwith’s reversion in his book Return to Rome: Confessions of an Evangelical Catholic.
Convinced Ep. 5 – Holly Ordway
Author and speaker Holly Ordway is the visiting professor of Apologetics at Houston Baptist University and the Cardinal Francis George Fellow of Faith and Culture for the Word on Fire Institute. Here she shares her journey from atheism into the Catholic Church.
Convinced Ep. 4 – David Currie
David Currie is the author of Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic. Here he shares his journey into the Church.
Convinced Ep. 3 – Richard Cole
Richard Cole is an artist, poet, and author of the memoir Catholic by Choice. Here he tells the story of his journey into the Catholic Church.
Convinced Ep. 2 – Matthew Leonard
Author and speaker Matthew Leonard explains how he traveled through various forms of Protestanism before finding his home in the Catholic Church.
Convinced Ep. 1 – Jennifer Fulwiler
Jennifer Fulwiler is a radio show host, stand up comedian, and the author of several best selling books, including Something Other Than God and Your Blue Flame. Here she shares her journey from atheism to the Catholic Church. Help Us Continue to Make This Type of...
Janet Smith on How She Became a Defender of Humanae Vitae
Dr. Janet Smith tells the story of how she moved from being a nominal, non-church going Catholic to a (now world-renowned) defender of one of the Church’s most controversial encyclicals.
Devin Rose on Giving God a Chance
Devin Rose was a happy atheist until an anxiety disorder overtook his life in college. When nothing else would work, he decided to to give God a chance.
John Bergsma on How the Practice of Being a Protestant Pastor Moved Him toward Catholicism
John Bergsma shares how doing ministry caused him to start doubting the two pillars of Protestanism: Scripture Alone and Faith Alone.
Why Does God Require Worship and Sacrifice?
Is God an egomaniac? A schoolyard bully? Why does he require worship and sacrifice?
Francis Beckwith Conversion Story
Francis Beckwith is a professor at Baylor University and the author of several books, including Return to Rome. Here he shares his journey out of, and back into, the Catholic Church.
Holly Ordway on Mary
Professor Holly Ordway shares how her view of Mary changed as she became Catholic.
Brad Gregory on Why He Stays Catholic in the Midst of Evil and Corruption within the Church
Historian Brad Gregory explains why he stays Catholic in an age when the Church is so full of corruption and evil, and shares some practical tips for keeping the faith.
The Crisis that Brought Damon and Melanie Owens Back to the Catholic Church
Damon Owens is an international speaker and founder of joytob.org. Here he shares about the crisis that brought his wife and him back to the Catholic Church. For more, please visit convincedcatholic.org, joytob.org, and unprotectedmovie.comHelp Us Continue to Make...
Christopher West on Contraception, Happiness, and True Freedom
Christopher West shares about how his understanding of happiness and freedom changed over time, and the role that contraception played in that process.
Christopher West on What Finally Satisfied the Ache Within
Christopher West is a best selling author and founder of The Cor Project. He speaks around the world on St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. Here he talks about what finally satisfied the ache within.
Mark Shea Conversion Story
Author Mark Shea tells how he moved from being a “garage band pagan,” through evangelicalism, and into the Catholic Church.
Scott Hahn on the Old Testament Background of the Papacy
Dr. Scott Hahn discusses why we have a pope.
How Jeff Cavins Found Jesus and Got the Girl
In this clip from the film Convinced, Jeff Cavins shares how his first date with his future wife led him to a personal relationship with Jesus.
Leah Libresco on Morality
Leah Libresco discusses how her view of right and wrong led her away from atheism.
Devin Rose on the Bible
Devin Rose talks about the origin of the Bible and the crisis that this caused for his faith.
Richard Cole on the Catholic Church’s Grit
Richard Cole talks about an unexpected appeal of Catholicism.
David Currie on Salvation
David Currie talks about what it takes to get into Heaven.
Mark Regnerus on Purgatory
Mark Regnerus discusses how he came to accept the notion of purgatory.
Brandon Vogt on the Saints
Brandon Vogt talks about the role of the saints in his journey to the Catholic Church.
Scott Hahn on the Difference between a Covenant and a Contract
Scott Hahn discusses how the relationship that Jesus wants to have with us is not a contract, but rather a covenant, and how the two differ.
Abby Johnson Conversion Story
Abby Johnson, former Planned Parenthood director and subject of the blockbuster film Unplanned, tells the story of how she became Catholic.
Why Jesus Died and Evidence for His Resurrection
Don tackles a "One question challenge to Christians" and then talks about some evidence for the resurrection of Jesus.