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Amplify Your Success
Episode 266: How to Get Celebrity Endorsements for Your Product With Sarah Shaw

Amplify Your Success

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 33:31


Imagine a famous celebrity showing up on Instagram, sharing how much they love your product or service. With so much noise online, finding ways to grab attention without expensive Facebook Ads is priceless marketing juice! But where do you get started? How do you find the right influencer to boost up your name brand recognition? On Amplify Your Success Podcast episode 266, fashion designer Sarah Shaw joins me to talk about how to land celebrities and influencers who can get more eyes on your products. Join the Amplify Your Authority Facebook Group to learn more strategies to stop being a best-kept secret and stand out as an industry go-to authority. Key Takeaways [5:06] Credibility is more important than ever, and celebrities can provide that “borrowed” trust in the market. [6:46] How to find the right celebrities and influencers to promote your products. [11:10] Why it pays to be good with your follow up. [13:54] The difference between celebrity endorsement and influencer marketing (and what to vett an influencer for to make sure it's a good fit.) [20:10] How to leverage an Amazon store with your promotional campaign. [22:24] The best way to leverage celebrity endorsements if you have a service. [27:54] Sarah's surprising “bold move” that propelled her business into 6 figures quickly.   About the Guest Sarah Shaw is a fashion entrepreneur, product designer and business coach. With her 20 years of experience - and 6 companies under her belt - Sarah has built a treasure trove of secrets for launching your line, getting your products into stores and boutiques, getting your products to A-List celebrities, and getting massive publicity in order to grow her companies quickly. Sarah's products have been in over 1,200 stores and boutiques across the country, including Anthropologie, Nordstrom, Barney's, Henri Bendel, Fred Segal, Neiman Marcus, Saks 5th Avenue and Bloomingdales. She's also appeared in the pages of almost every major fashion and lifestyle magazine, including InStyle, People, US Weekly, Lucky, ELLE, WWD, Marie Claire and the O-List. She's been on tv shows like Access Hollywood, Extra and the E! network. And she's been interviewed for Entrepreneur.com, Forbes.com and American Express' OPEN Forum. Sarah is the Founder & CEO of Sarah Shaw Consulting, where she teaches product designers and fashion entrepreneurs how to launch, market and sell their products into boutiques, get media placements and gift celebrities.   Resources Mentioned in This Episode: Get Access to Sarah's FREE Resource: Celebrity Access Blueprint Get Access to my 7 Step Plan to Get Booked, Get Leads and Get 5 Figure Clients when you join my Amplify Your Authority FB Group.

Directed IRA Podcast
Ep 47- OPEN FORUM SHOW - Self-Directed Retirement Plan Questions

Directed IRA Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 62:16


Join Mark and Mat as they answer your difficult Self-Directed retirement plan questions. Mark and Mat dive deep into all of your questions on Self Directing your Roth IRA, 401(k), Traditional IRA, Coverdale, HSA, and more. To submit your questions, listen, search for prior episodes, or sign up for their Weekly Free Newsletter, visit https://directedira.com/podcast

Catholic Answers Live
#10453 Open Forum - Mark Brumley

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022


Questions Covered: 08:12 – Are there any statues honoring Israelites who came from Bethlehem? 14:33 – What's your view on receiving on the hand vs. on the tongue? 21:20 – What are the Nephilim, and how do we know that we're completely human and not possibly descended from them? 30:08 – How would you respond to a Protestant who said the Church apostatized in the 200s century is the modern Catholic Church? 35:56 – Does chewing gum break the Eucharistic fast? 41:12 – Is there any possibility Ignatius can reissue St. Gregory's prayer book in larger print? 43:49 – Catholic Community Radio….Do the Gospels recount things in chronological order? 50:30 – What's the emphasis of the parable of the talents? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10452 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022


Questions Covered: 03:47 – Do you know anything about The Healing of Families by Fr. Yozefu B. Ssemakula and whether it contains harmful falsehoods? 05:11 – Are Protestants who divorce and remarry (while still remaining Protestants) in adulterous relationships? 14:58 – My friend just delivered a premature baby. Her priest says he can't baptize the baby because he can't be touched inside the incubator. Is that correct? 19:21 – How do I respond to my Anglican friend who says that the Eucharist is simultaneously the Body and Blood of Christ and the bread and wine? 28:35 – What are the origins of depicting God as an old man and Jesus with long hair in religious art? 37:20 – How did John the Baptist end up living in the wilderness without his parents? 41:30 – My friend is going through a difficult time with his paranoid religious mom and I'm wondering if there's anything I can share with him from a Catholic perspective that will help him out. 44:46 – How many times can you receive communion in a day? 46:55 – What's the Bible's advice about being vulnerable? 50:03 – Why is the priest allowed to dip the consecrated host in the precious blood before receiving, but the laity aren't? …

Refresh Your Wealth Show
370: OPEN FORUM SHOW - Answering Difficult Tax, Legal & Business Questions

Refresh Your Wealth Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 67:15


Join Mark and Mat as they answer difficult tax, legal, and business questions from around the nation. To listen or search for prior episodes, or sign up for their free weekly newsletter, visit: www.mainstreetbusiness.com

Catholic Answers Live
#10449 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022


Questions Covered: 06:10 – Why is Michael the Archangel a saint if he's an angel? When did the Church first start having saints?  16:15 – What is the origin of birthstones? Are they a pagan item? If so, is it ok for Catholics to have them?  23:19 – Following the resurrection, we're told God exists outside of time and space. Given this, how would we be with him in the new world?  28:25 – What is the Church's teaching on marital rape? A friend said it was never seen as rape but just a marital dispute so the law never had any say in it.  31:07 – Have you heard of Wycliffe's bible? If so, is it ok for Catholics to read from it?  35:10 – As a Catholic, will your book A Daily Defense help me explain our faith to people who may not believe in it?  38:22 – How can I defend and incorporate my faith into conversations with Atheists and Protestants? 44:30 – Is there any connection between the sons of Noah and the 3 languages on the cross?  Resources Mentioned: The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?, by F. F. Bruce The Historical Reliability of the Gospels, by Craig Blomberg Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony, by Richard Bauckham …

Catholic Answers Live
#10448 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022


Questions Covered: 06:19 – In other religions, can there be miracles? What do we do with the stories of other so-called saints from other religions?  14:05 – Can you explain the process of how the church declares something infallible?  16:15 – I'm an immigrant and I've lived in the US for 19 years but I don't have legal status. What advice would you have for someone like me that wants to be a good Catholic and live a good life according to Christ's teaching?  20:00 – You mentioned the best dating for the birth of Christ being 2-3 BC. Where did you get this conclusion from? Why do you believe that is the best time period as opposed to a different time period?  28:55 – I'm not sure what to do about my husband receiving communion. When I met him, he said he was Catholic but when we did marriage classes, he told the deacon he had only been baptized and didn't receive his First Communion. I only recently found out about this so what should we do about this as he has been receiving the eucharist for 25 years now?  35:04 – How can I explain to someone that says a fetus is not an alive human? They made the argument that since you check for heart and brain activity to see if someone is dead, that would be the case for a fetus as well.  40:35 – If an orthodox church came back into communion with the church, what would they do about their canon? Would they have to get rid of it?  47:00 – Was dividing animals and walking through them ever part of the marriage covenant?  51:03 – To what extent can you disagree with the Church and the Pope before it goes too far?  Resources Mentioned: CA Focus episode – What Was the Star of Bethlehem? The Handbook of Biblical Chronology, by Jack Finegan From Abraham to Paul: A Biblical Chronology, by Andrew Steinmann …

Catholic Answers Live
#10443 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022


Catholic Answers Live
#10442 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022


Church for Entrepreneurs
If not now, when?

Church for Entrepreneurs

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 57:44


Open Forum - Happy New Year. This was our first Open Forum of the new year. Today, we discussed following God without looking at the circumstances, not assuming outcomes, equal value with unequal cost, recognizing peace is easy, following peace is hard, stress is not the price of success, and a few other interesting things. Links - Services, Online Community, Partnership

Catholic Answers Live
#10441 Open Forum - Karlo Broussard

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022


Questions Covered: 02:25 – I've heard a lot of apologists refer to a 3-tiered system of priests. Could you talk about this in reference to 1st Peter and Exodus 19 in light of the golden calf? 14:30 – I was having a discussion with our associate pastor and he said Mary was not married and I disagreed with him. Was Mary married or not? 20:20 – I recently returned to the Church. I prayed to God asking how to get closer to him and out of nowhere, I heard “give up everything”. What does that mean and what do you have to give up to be a disciple of Christ? 29:30 – If I go to confession and after I confess everything, maybe an hour later I die, will I go directly to heaven? 36:15 – How can I explain to a protestant friend that it was never intended for there to be multiple denominations but only one church? 44:55 – What is the church teaching on the books missing from the bible? Should we be reading them? 49:45 – In Genesis 4:16-17, where did Cain find a wife if there were only 4 people on earth? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10440 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022


Questions Covered: 04:30 – In the beginning of your book Pope Peter, you talk about how it's a deficiency that protestants talk about the visible and invisible church. Why do you view it as a deficiency to have this viewpoint? 13:51 – In scriptures in the Old Testament, how do we know that God actually said what he said? Also, how did God speak to these people and how did they know he was speaking to them? 21:34 – What makes a confession valid? If a priest hears a confession, is it only valid if he's in communion with Rome? 29:34 – How are patron saints chosen? 35:38 – Where in the bible does Jesus teach that pre-marital sex is a sin? 41:00 – My stepson is 9 but he has psychological disabilities in which he has rage fits where he throws things and says bad things. Does he need confession every week in order to receive the sacraments because of what he says and does? 50:25 – Why does Christmas have one “s” at the end, but when we separate “Christ” and “mass” there are two s's? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10438 Open Forum - Trent Horn

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022


Questions Covered: 7:30 – How do we interpret the genres of the gospels in light of historical discrepancies?  17:55 – Are there any limitations on solitary confinement that would be unjust?  23:18 – I'm a religion teacher and a student of mine asked, “Where is our soul before conception?”  29:03 – If Jesus was truly born on Dec 25th, what is the timeframe between then and epiphany? Did they really stay at the inn all that time?  35:15 – When Mary passed away, she was assumed, not risen into heaven. What's the difference between assumption and ascension?  45:25 – Why did God harden Pharaoh's heart if we have free will?  51:55 – A previous caller talked about how the dating of when Quirinius was governor of Syria wasn't accurate. I know the answer to that as I've written a paper on it.  …

Catholic Answers Live
#10437 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022


Questions Covered: 05:00 – Knowing that Jesus was a perfect man, did he always know that he was the second person of the Holy Trinity from the first moment of his human conception? 13:15 – Why does the Pope accept the “Communist Cross?” 19:25 – We just had an epiphany blessing at our church and the priest said it cannot be done in any other way than using the Latin Rite because there is not one in the Novus Ordo. I feel excluded when things are only in Latin. Why haven't more things like this been made available in English? 42:02 – How do you resolve the conflict between Linus and Paul since John was still alive when Linus became pope? 51:11 – Two of the glorious mysteries are the assumption and coronation of Mary. In scripture, you don't know Mary is crowned and raised into heaven. If the mysteries are based in scripture, how can I explain to Baptists the reason for these being mysteries? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10436 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022


Questions Covered: 14:20 – What are the origins of the word Vatican? I've heard that it means “divining serpents” so I'm just looking for some clarity on this. 17:05 – If Jesus is God and the Bible is the word of God, would Jesus have had to read the bible to know it? 29:58 – There's been a lot of controversy over the traditional extraordinary mass being said over the Novus Ordo. Why is it that it will sometimes be allowed for Novus Ordo parishes to celebrate the traditional mass but then it won't be allowed for parishes that only celebrate the traditional mass? 37:10 – When we go to mass and the priest says the words of consecration, is it ok for us to repeat it in the pews along with him? 42:46 – I've seen Christian women use their beauty to reach souls. When women use makeup in this manner, can it then be considered virtuous? Can the use of beauty in this way ever be considered virtuous? 49:35 – When you're praying the Hail Mary, it says “pray for us now and at the hour of our death”. How does Mary know the hour of our death? …

EFDAWAH
The Open Forum Episode 26

EFDAWAH

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 206:32


Episode 26 of 'The Open Forum' where Christians are invited to join the discussion with our panelists Hamza, Ijaz, Abbas, Nazam & Imran. Guests will be invited on a first come first serve basis. Please note we can only have a maximum of 10 panelists (including efdawah panelists) at any one time. Link to join the panel :Join this channel to get access to perks:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx420FfPBbEboBvnYjIemzw/join© 2021 EFDawah All Rights ReservedTimestamps/Chapters:0:00 - Intro0:56 - Brothers Abbas & Hamza join1:11 - Purpose of the stream1:53 - Dawah in Virtual Reality3:30 - Muslim guest joins & streams for Muslims only5:55 - Tias joins & complements the brothers6:18 - Background of Tias & looking into Islam7:35 - Why Music is prohibited in Islam ?10:34 - SHAHADAH TIME: Tias takes his Shahadah(May Allah ﷻ keep him firm on the deen

Let's Get Active
Be Present, Not Perfect

Let's Get Active

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 43:08


This episode was the first of our Open Forum episodes where a group of our fellow activists all came together for a joint episode where we discussed focusing on being present instead of being perfect, There can be times where we can get overwhelmed with not making mistakes instead of being attentive and aware of ourselves by living in the moment. A huge shout out to Lauryn, Thomas, Sherman, and Bobby for making our first open forum go smoothly. We openly welcome anyone interested in joining our next Open Forums by simply reaching out to us!

NEW EVOLUTION RADIO NETWORK
Open Forum Friday

NEW EVOLUTION RADIO NETWORK

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 94:00


Open Forum Friday-questions answers and discussion

NEW EVOLUTION RADIO NETWORK
Open Forum Friday

NEW EVOLUTION RADIO NETWORK

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 166:00


open forum discussion on remedy and lawful answers

Catholic Answers Live
#10423 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021


Questions Covered: 03:45 – Could you talk about how we as present-day Christians are fulfilling divine protocol and honoring who preceded us in the church? 11:50 – If a couple is married civilly for the sake of the children but plans to get married in the church later on, if one or both of them go to confession, would it be considered valid? 15:30 – Why does the USCCB designate some days as Holy Days and others as Holy Days of obligation? 21:20 – Assuming that there is only one creator in all of existence, can you logically conclude that this creator is omnipotent? 24:30 – I know that Jesus can tell a mountain to move, and it will move, but what does the church say about the authority we have as baptized Christians over creation? 36:20 – When Mary conceived Jesus by the Holy Spirit, does that mean that God adopted us into the family? If so, then why do we have to have baptism? Also, what question do you wish that I asked and what would be the answer to that? 44:10 – How does God experience time compared to how we experience time? Is it possible to pray for something in the past if we don't know the result of it yet? 51:03 – Is there a typological significance to Moses' death? If so, what is it? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10422 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021


Questions Covered: 06:50 – According to tradition, Peter was a bishop of Antioch, but later went on to find the Church of Rome. The Eastern Orthodox tend to bring it up as a contention against Papal supremacy. How can we argue against this?  13:45 – What would’ve happened if Adam and Eve hadn't sinned?  17:45 – I'm addicted to watching alien shows/content and it's had a negative effect on my faith. Can you give me some tips on how to reconcile my interest with my faith?  23:45 – I feel sometimes that even though I have everything, it all feels mundane, and I have a thirst for Heaven. It feels like a prison. Can you tell me how I can deal with this?  35:30 – How can I bring someone to the faith who doesn't really read the bible?  45:00 – I have a friend who's a deacon in the Coptic church, and he tells me that when Joseph and Mary left with the baby Jesus to go to Egypt, they were there for 3 years. If that's true, how was he presented in the temple?  48:50 – I wasn't a believer growing up in the Catholic Church. In the past 5 years, I've come to realize my ways were not good. I've been looking into various religious sects, but I've come to see that the Catholic Church is the true Church. How do I move forward from here?  …

Refresh Your Wealth Show
Paying Ourselves Before Year-end: S-Corps and LLCs

Refresh Your Wealth Show

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 36:44


Mark and Mat break down the myths and the actual strategies for paying yourselves out of your entities before year-end and the tax benefits and consequences for doing it wrong. For more go to: Mainstreetbusiness.com

Catholic Answers Live
#10419 Open Forum - Fr. Paul Keller O.P.

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021


Questions Covered: 04:47 – Do you think there's going to be a future with the Latin Mass or is the Pope trying to get rid of it entirely?  12:24 – According to Protestantism, they repent, their sins are forgiven, and they go to heaven. If we as Catholics don't confess them to a priest, they are not forgiven, and we cannot go to heaven. Why is it that our terms are different?  21:43 – Paragraph 603 of the Catechism says, “Jesus assumed us in the state of our waywardness of sin”. Could you unpack and clarify this? I understand the son of God became a human being with all of our characteristics other than sin. If this is true, then how did He have “waywardness” Himself?  30:02 – John 3 says you need to be baptized to be saved. Luke 7 says your faith saves you. How did the woman in Luke get saved without Baptism?  36:23 – My daughter is having problems with fertility and her OB GYN is recommending she freeze her eggs. What is the Catholic Church's view on this and fertility?  45:58 – Simon says to her, “Behold this child is destined for the rise and fall of many, and as a sign that will be contradicted, a sword will pierce so the thoughts of many will be exposed.” What is being contradicted and what is this sword that is piercing? Why is Mary's heart being pierced taken only mystically and not literally?  50:51 – I was invited to a New Year’s party with friends and I know there is going to be excessive drinking and sexual immorality. What is the church's stance on scandal and how would it relate to my situation?  …

Catholic Answers Live
#10418 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021


Questions Covered: 04:20 – Why is it that lay people cannot offer the Eucharist, at least to a limited capacity/ privately?  12:47 – What are some ways or methods to prove Apostolic Succession, going back to the apostles?  18:56 – Is it a contradiction that God is both perfectly merciful and perfectly just?  29:39 – I'm a recovering alcoholic and my kids told me I lashed out and that they prayed over me/ performed an exorcism. I ended up becoming sober a month later, but I have no memory of any of it. Can you tell me if it was valid?  40:30 – When we recite the creed, we say Jesus “will come again to judge the living and the dead”. If Jesus died for our sins, how does judgement come into play later on?  4:17 – Is it ok to take the COVID vaccine if it's been tested on aborted fetal cells?  50:44 – I have friends who are bible Christians, and they have an aversion to Mary and the rosary. How can I respond to them saying that because it's not in the bible, it's not valid?  …

EFDAWAH
The Open Forum Episode 25

EFDAWAH

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 231:02


Episode 25 of 'The Open Forum' where Christians are invited to join the discussion with our panelists Hamza, Ijaz, Abbas, Nazam & Imran. Guests will be invited on a first come first serve basis. Please note we can only have a maximum of 10 panelists (including efdawah panelists) at any one time. Link to join the panel :Join this channel to get access to perks:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx420FfPBbEboBvnYjIemzw/join© 2021 EFDawah All Rights ReservedTimestamps/Chapters:0:00 - intro0:54 - Face reveal of the man behind the intro vocals (it's Brother Abbas

Just Another Friday Night
Just Another Sunday Funday - JAFN Open Forum

Just Another Friday Night

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 30:19


It's a cold and rainy day here in SA and The Friday Nighters and Friday Night Faithful are likely wondering "where the hell was the show this week?". CM Chuck is here to answer those questions and more! We just wanted to have a brief open forum and meet with you all on this gloomy but still Sunday Funday! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/jafnpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jafnpodcast/support

Catholic Answers Live
#10415 Open Forum - Gary Michuta

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021


Questions Covered: 02:55 – Does the original 1611 King James version of the Bible have the deuterocanonical books in it? I know the Douay-Rheims version does but would that King James version be ok?  07:10 – Is it a sin to listen to music that has swear words? Can you enjoy it even if you don't agree with what they're talking about?  13:10 – I was raised a Catholic but have been away and haven’t gone to reconciliation for a number of years. All I remember is going as a child. How does an adult go to reconciliation?  20:15 – How could the Catholic Church have avoided The Great Schism and The Protestant Reformation?  29:54 – I'm doing my best to fast and pray but it almost feels like nothing is coming of it, especially with trying to end abortion and euthanasia. I just don't know what else I can do. How can I get past this point?  35:32 – Since Mary was born without original sin, didn't that predispose her to say yes to the angel Gabriel? If it didn't, then why was she born without original sin? How is it known that she wasn't born with it and not just purged of it after she said yes.  41:59 – I was reading the Saint Joseph bible and it said after Jesus was born, Joseph and Mary had sexual relations. Why did it say that if Mary was a perpetual virgin?  48:48 – If even though Mary was born without sin and then chose not to sin, wouldn't the same be true about Jesus himself?  51:59 – Does Jesus break the law of non-contradiction since he is both divine and human at the same time?  …

Catholic Answers Live
#10413 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021


Questions Covered: 01:30 – A friend of mine says historically the transubstantiation was just developed by the authority and the clergy to get people to give more money and to control the church. She also said that priests are celibate because the church didn't want to pay for wives and children. Are either of these statements true? 11:30 – What do you think of the book “Purgatory” by Father FX Schouppe? 16:15 – How does retirement work with Jesus saying not to store up treasures? 19:25 – Why do we have to wait until children are born for them to be baptized? If there is a surgery done where they must be taken out of the womb and then put back in, could they be baptized during that time? 22:00 – Could you talk about Hebrews 10:29, specifically where it mentions “sanctifying”? When I was having a dialogue with some Calvinists, they said he who is being sanctified is Jesus himself but to me it seems that it's talking about a person who is falling away from the faith. 34:15 – What are the origins of saints being a patron of a specific cause? 43:20 – Can humility bring about harm to other people if you ask for it for yourself? 47:50 – What is the origin of Christmas as a holiday? I'm a high school student and today in class a student and teacher told me it's a pagan holiday. Could you give some clarification as to where they may have gotten that from and if it is indeed a pagan holiday? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10412 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021


Questions Covered: 03:40 – What do Ch 65 and 66 mean in terms of a new heaven and new earth? Does sabbath rest on Saturday night and Sunday night still apply?  14:00 – If you are getting someone the sacraments in an extraordinary matter and you have doubts if they know of the necessary truths, is it ok to share those truths with that person? How can someone validly receive last rites if they're not Catholic?  18:25 – Is it possible for humans to communicate with animals telepathically other than just speaking?  28:50 – I'm seriously considering joining the Catholic Church but I have problems with how Catholicism changes what the bible says. For example, where it says “Eat the bread and drink the wine,” however, I have yet to go to a Catholic church that serves the wine.  35:10 – I haven't gone through confirmation yet but I want to change rites, from the Latin rite to Byzantine rite. How can I go about that?  39:25 – In your opinion, what's a cool story in the Old Testament to do for a bible study?  43:10 – Is there a difference between dogma and doctrine?  46:30 – I’ve seen a few Catholics that use a red ribbon or red thread kind of like a bracelet to keep away bad spirits. Is this allowed? Could it also be used so that you yourself don't pass along evil to others?  51:00 – Why do people think that John the Baptist was Jesus? …

The 70's Buzz Podcast
Open Forum 12-14-2021

The 70's Buzz Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 89:23


All of the regular BuzzHeads check in on this Christmas episode. Discussing toys in the 70s and other Christmas stuff. See the new Shaggy Duck sticker.

Catholic Answers Live
#10409 Open Forum - Fr. John Trigilio

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021


Questions Covered: 05:57 – What is the difference between salvation and redemption? Who paid the cost for redemption?  07:56 – I'm a revert and I found out that since my wife and I were married outside the church, it's not found valid. Can I have some clarification as to how our marriage is seen in the eyes of the church and how to go about this “hiatus” until we get it validated?  13:41 – Is there any reference in the bible to there being a “mother” God or a female figure God?  17:41 – If you're going to have a religious practice that's trying to study the heart and mind of reality, why wouldn't your religion be totally scientifically based, Catholicism seems to always be on the coattails of science.  21:47 – I had a Methodist friend who argued for female ordination and brought up St Paul mentioning Junia, saying she was “honored among the apostles”. Could you talk about this and what it means in terms of females being able to be ordained?  30:55 – At the 2019 Amazon summit that met at the Vatican, what did the Pachamama statue that was presented to the pope symbolize? Was it the Virgin Mary or “mother earth”?  35:56 – How is there one God but then when talking about the trinity, it is said that God is then each of the three parts as well?  44:19 – A Lutheran friend said Christianity is the only religion where works are not required for salvation. Could you please give me a Catholic response to this?  49:00 – I'm a new Catholic. Once a month the priest gives a priestly blessing on new couples married within that month. He raises his hand to give that blessing. The parishioners raise their hands toward the couples as well but I never do it. What is the right way?  …

Jay's Analysis
Part 2: Philosophy of History, Geopolitics & Iconography Vs Renaissance Hermeticism: Open Forum Chat / Q n A

Jay's Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 102:44


To0day we will have open forum Q n A and debate from opponents among Protestant, atheists, Muslims etc., as well as my take on a few issues and topics . Use JAY60 promo code here https://choq.com for huge discounts - 60% off!

Jay's Analysis
Part 1: Philosophy of History, Geopolitics & Iconography Vs Renaissance Hermeticism: Open Forum Chat / Q n A

Jay's Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 107:29


To0day we will have open forum Q n A and debate from opponents among Protestant, atheists, Muslims etc., as well as my take on a few issues and topics . Use JAY60 promo code here https://choq.com for huge discounts - 60% off!

Catholic Answers Live
#10408 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021


Questions Covered: 06:20 – How can Jesus be both finite and infinite at the same time?  14:35 – In Hebrews 10:5-10 where it says “but a body you prepared for me,” is the “body” the body of Jesus or the body of the Blessed Mother?  17:05 – Why in Leviticus and Deuteronomy is the penalty for breaking so many laws death?  20:53 – How is the word “brother” used in the bible? Is it always just in the literal sense? In Luke 1:36 I believe it's used differently.  28:39 – During the great schism, if the bishop of Rome separated from the rest of the patriarchy, why wouldn't that be considered a judgement on the see of Rome by the united church of the first millennium?  33:21 – After the resurrection of Jesus, he tells Mary Magdalene not to touch him because he hasn't gone to the father, but Thomas sticks his fingers in the wound prior to him going to the father. Why is that?  36:22 – I'm a confessional Lutheran, could you give me 3 of the most important ways we have it wrong and 3 of the most important ways we have it right?  44:59 – Are we allowed to consume meat from halal butchers? I'm not sure if it is prepared a certain way that would be against Catholic teaching.  50:33 – I want to go into apologetics, specifically for the unbound. How would I go about starting out?   52:00 – If the translations of the bible are from Greek, does it mean that the Greek bible has it all correct?  …

Catholic Answers Live
#10407 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021


Questions Covered: 07:26 – Where I live, any gathering of more than 50 people requires you to be vaccinated. Some masses are being restricted to vaccinated persons only. What's the moral procedure in requiring this sort of thing in order to receive the sacraments? 17:30 – Where did the King David star come from? 21:58 – If I have a child out of wedlock, am I able to receive communion after going to confession? 28:53 – I've noticed some books have two stamps that go on the front of books that say they've been reviewed by the bishop and/or are free from doctrinal error. Why would some books that deal with doctrine choose not to be reviewed and approved in this way? 33:16 – I had a discussion with someone about praying to Mary and I said that Jesus obeyed the commandment to honor his mother and father. How do I respond to him asking if Jesus prayed to Mary? 36:42 – Is it true that when you receive Jesus that you are also receiving a part of Mary? 44:48 – Why would being vegetarian or vegan be against our faith? 48:25 – Why do Catholics pray to St. Michael and call him “thou” rather than “you” as if he is superior to humans? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10403 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021


Questions Covered: 00:54 – Why can't we commune with people that are dead? See them, talk to them, etc. My husband recently passed away.  17:00 – Why was a land flowing with milk and honey attractive to Jews if they're lactose intolerant?  23:39 – In the garden of Eden, why is the “evil” tree called the tree of knowledge? A lot of atheists attack in this way, saying that God doesn't want us to have knowledge.  33:14 – When Martin Luther left the Catholic Church, were there other Priests that either left with him or, if they didn't leave, they agreed with him?  35:28 – How can infants be baptized if they have not repented? In the New Testament, it seems to insinuate that baptism is not possible without repentance and discipleship.  44:39 – In the Old Testament we have tetragrammaton, the unpronounceable name of God. Why are we or aren't we allowed to say this?  52:30 – If you wanted to understand the mind of God, why wouldn't your religion want to study what exactly God did? Shouldn't there be a more scientific approach to religion? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10402 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021


Questions Covered: 04:11 – From a Catholic perspective, is there any guidance or are there any rules regarding an age difference in a marriage?  06:48 – Who are the scribes and Pharisees that sit on the seat of Moses in Matthew 23:2?  13:37 – Does the church have any teachings about loved ones coming to visit us in our dreams? Is there anything in the bible that talks about it?  16:50 – Jimmy, you did a joint podcast with a Lutheran named Jordan B Cooper. What do you think it would take for Lutherans to be back in communion with the Catholic Church?  17:02 – What is to be said about the salvation of people of other religions that are very devoted to their practice of it?  29:55 – Lucifer was supposed to be the second most powerful being before he fell from heaven. How is Saint Michael able to defeat him if he's not as powerful as him?  29:55 – Lucifer was supposed to be the second most powerful being before he fell from heaven. How is Saint Michael able to defeat him if he's not as powerful as him?  35:50 – Have you ever been invited to or thought to go on an evangelical or Pentecostal panel or show?  43:13 – When Jesus draws the line in the dirt, are there any lessons he wants to teach us in what he's doing?  49:32 – Why is it that when a bishop bestows a blessing on the congregation, he does the sign of the cross three times, but when a priest does it, it's just once?  51:23 – I recently started RCIA. This Christmas, all my children are going to be here and I'm going to tell them I'm coming into the church. I know they're going to bring up scandals within the Catholic Church. Could you give me some advice on how to respond to this, as well as some general advice on how to tell them I'm entering?  …

Catholic Answers Live
#10401 International Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021


Catholic Answers Live
#10399 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021


Questions Covered: 01:13 – If a relative were on their deathbed and you wanted to call a priest to visit them, but their family was opposed to it, is it ok to still do it? What would be the prudent thing to do?  14:34 – I called in a couple weeks ago and you gave me an analogy about God's forgiveness. Imagine you break your neighbor’s window while playing baseball. Even if the neighbor forgives you, there will still be a legal punishment, and someone still has to pay for it. Could you help me out with some problems I have with it?  20:29 – How should I answer people who say that religion should be a private thing and shouldn't be shown in public?  28:55 – My wife is a part of a megachurch and says we don't celebrate Easter correctly and Christmas shouldn't be in December. How can I answer these disputes?  34:38 – We see people asking for money on the side of the road all the time. I know as Christians we are supposed to be givers. How do you recommend going about this in those kinds of situations?  38:05 – I was listening to the previous question about the man asking what he can do for his dying relative. I wanted to mention the Divine Mercy chaplet and what it promises for people who pray it right before death. FREE 20 ANS PRAYER  39:36 – Did Mary know how special she was? Growing up, did she realize how different she was from everybody?  43:54 – My sister, who's not Catholic, has expressed to her daughters that she wants to be cremated and scattered in the Gulf of Mexico. I know that we as Catholics are not permitted to do this. I feel it would be scandalous if I attended the scattering ceremony. Is it correct that I am not allowed to attend?  46:12 – In the gospel there's a story where a man with a withered hand comes to Jesus and he heals it. If it is easier for Jesus to just tell people that they're forgiven, why did he have to go to the cross?  50:10 – I left the Catholic Church about 45 years ago because I'm gay. I've recently thought about coming back to the church. A part of my heart would always be resentful because you can't be in good standing with the church and be with someone of the same sex.  …

Catholic Answers Live
#10398 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021


Questions Covered: 07:10 – Why isn't our holy father doing more to unite the church? It seems like every time I turn around there's more division rather unity. 13:45 – What do you, Father, think about Revelation 22:11 in relation to talking about how evil people will keep doing evil? 17:47 – I don't know much about the King James version of the bible. Could you talk about it? Who created the translation? 21:23 – I'm Lutheran but I have a lot of “Latin mass Catholic” friends. I'm seeing a lot of current Catholics that have large followings call Pope Francis the “antichrist”, similar to what Martin Luther did. Why is this tolerated and why aren't they subject to excommunication like him? 29:43 – In the liturgy of the Eucharist, why is it the “holy and living sacrifice” rather than just the one sacrifice in the cross? 34:21 – I have protestant friend who tells me there's two baptisms. Could I get clarification on why we only have one baptism? She's also confused as to how the Catholic church is the only one with the Eucharist, she thinks the holy spirit in protestant churches is the same thing. 41:58 – Why did God not have a birthday? 45:26 – I was recently in Europe and saw an exhibit on the Egyptian sphinx. I have a Catholic friend who says it was justified for Christians to deface these historical artifacts. Is that true? Also, is it wrong to burn books that are perhaps heretical or morally wrong? I don't agree with it. 52:01 – Could you please share your thoughts on the FSSP? I know they're diocesan, but they perform the Latin mass. …

Jay's Analysis
The Transcendental Argument for God in Dr Russ Manion: Open Forum Debate and Q n A Jay Dyer

Jay's Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 174:37


Today we will have open forum debate and Q n A, as I will discuss some philosophical and theological topics relating to apologetics, debate, atheism, the Divine Mind, the Dr. Russ Manion TAG essay, revelation and the texts and much more, depending on what topics the audience brings up!

Catholic Answers Live
#10393 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021


Catholic Answers Live
#10392 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021


Catholic Answers Live
#10391 Pro-Life Open Forum - Dr. George Delgado

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021


Questions Covered: 17:11 – Have you heard of a “zinc spark” that happens at the moment of conception? 23:45 – How can I make a philosophical defense for the personhood of fetuses? 33:17 – Is it okay to administer morphine to someone at the end of their life? 43:14 – What's the Catholic position on terminations for medical reasons? 51:00 – How should I respond to someone who recognizes that abortion kills a human but still feels that the weight of responsibility that pregnancy places on a mother is reasonable justification for it? 53:15 – Isn't it part of Catholic moral teaching that you're culpable for what you know at the time? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10389 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021


Questions Covered: 04:40 – When Peter mentions “other scriptures” in 2 Peter 3:16, does that imply that there was a set canon at that time? 10:50 – I'm gathering with my adult children over Christmas, and they're all at various stages of leaving Catholicism. How can I make the most of those three days together? 19:05 – What does John 12:39-50 mean? It hurts to read because I love the Jewish people. 30:10 – When Jesus went down to hell to preach the gospel, at what point were the souls there saved? 35:35 – Psalm 106 mentions Aaron as one of God's saints. Is he a saint in the Catholic Church? 39:45 – How does 1 John's mention of a sin that is “unto death,” that we shouldn't pray for, fit in with confession? 43:00 – How can I encourage my son and his wife, who are getting married outside the Church, to get their marriage blessed? 47:03 – I'm becoming Catholic but my wife is Jewish. Do we have to consummate our marriage inside the Church? I don't think she'll want to do that. 49:20 – Am I supposed to speak in tongues? 50:25 – Why should Catholics believe in the reliability of the first epistle of Peter when modern scholars believe Peter didn't actually write it? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10388 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021


Questions Covered: 07:10 – How did John the Baptist escape Herod's decree to kill all the children in Israel? 11:40 – If we have free will, then why do we pray? And are we judged twice? 17:00 – How should I understand the miracles attributed to Pope John Paul II when there was no scientific analysis of them beforehand, and in the case of the nun, the fact that the Parkinson's came back? 20:15 – Is it appropriate to sing the Gloria during Advent? 21:25 – Are we supposed to believe in prophetic messages as Catholics? 29:50 – Was it only John who saw the events recorded in Revelation? If so, how do we know it's divinely inspired? 35:20 – What does Jesus mean in John 15 when he says “No slave is greater than his master?” 42:10 – What did Jesus mean when he said only the Father is good? 49:10 – Is St. Joseph the spouse of Mary, or is the Holy Spirit? And is St. Joseph our spiritual father? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10387 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021


Questions Covered: 03:19 – I come from a Baptist background. Why don't Catholics carry Bibles everywhere? 05:28 – I'm unvaccinated and my church is saying not to attend unless you're vaccinated. Should I obey them? 09:20 – I run a business that goes against Google's wishes but doesn't technically violate any copyright laws. Is this moral? 16:30 – My friend's baby just died, and he's very upset about the Church's teaching on limbo. How should I explain to him that limbo is not an official teaching of Catholicism? 24:32 – Who is the first Catholic? Is it John the Baptist, or Jesus, or Mary, or the people who found the tomb, or the disciples in the other room, or someone else? 41:58 – Is Gematria allowed in Catholicism? 52:11 – Should we honor my mother-in-law's wishes to be cremated and scattered? …

Catholic Answers Live
#10383 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021


Catholic Answers Live
#10382 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021


Catholic Answers Live
#10379 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

Catholic Answers Live

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021


Questions Covered: 05:29 – What are the origins of the sacrament of baptism? 16:45 – What do the words “As it was in the beginning” in the Glory Be refer to? 20:12 – Is there a way that the Church assesses their priests and holds them accountable to their teaching? 30:50 – Why does the Catholic Church say the Orthodox have valid holy orders but the Anglicans do not? 35:40 – Is the mark of the beast coming soon with new technology? How will we prepare for it? 42:22 – What value is there in forgiveness if it doesn't remove punishment? 49:10 – Why is missing Mass on Sunday a mortal sin as compared to others like murder and adultery? …