EncounterPoints

EncounterPoints

www.encounterpoints.com
A podcast with Bill Schmitt and Ken Hallenius
9: Peace Be With You!
Apr 30 • 30 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 9: Peace Be With Youl Here are links expanding upon Ken’s and Bill’s remarks in episode nine of the EncounterPoints podcast series entitled “GOT JOY?”. This episode: PEACE 1. It is indeed of practical importance for us to understand…
8: Feasts Fit for a King
Apr 23 • 28 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 8: Feasts Fit for a King Here are links expanding upon Ken’s and Bill’s remarks in episode eight of the EncounterPoints podcast series entitled “GOT JOY?”. This episode: FOOD 1. Table fellowship is an excellent way to build encounters…
7: Then Sings My Soul
Apr 16 • 32 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 7: Then Sings My Soul Here are links expanding upon Ken’s and Bill’s remarks in episode seven of the EncounterPoints podcast series entitled “GOT JOY?”. This episode: MUSIC As Ken pointed out, hearing colors is called synesthesia. Here…
6: Beauty for the Beholder
Apr 9 • 29 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 6: Beauty for the Beholder Quick editor’s note: in the intro, we tease the previous episode being about music. That’s an error on our part, and you didn’t miss anything – that episode is coming soon! Philosophers have discussed…
5: The New Mercy Turnpike
Apr 2 • 30 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 5: “The New Mercy Turnpike” Going through the constituent parts of joy guides our approach to the New Evangelization. A major US meeting in 2017 sought to clarify the approach.…
4: In God We Trust?
Mar 26 • 24 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 4: “In God We Trust?“ Bill and Ken are exploring different aspects of joy. We need to share truth because people want to trust each other. Billy Joel’s song “Honesty” says it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS1TiGu6Bak Descartes made…
3: We Can Handle the Truth!
Mar 19 • 37 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 3: “We Can Handle the Truth!” What is truth? Pilate asked this question, and people still ask it today. http://www.usccb.org/bible/john/18 Truth is called one of the transcendentals along with beauty and goodness. The Magis Center and…
2: A Laugh A Minute, Guaranteed*
Mar 12 • 32 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 2: “A Laugh A Minute, Guaranteed*” Ken and Bill start out being a bit random and ribald in their expressions of theology and humor. We know well (from John 3:16) that God sent exactly the Christ we needed, showing unlimited—and…
1: Joys R Us
Mar 5 • 28 min
SHOW NOTES Episode 1: “Joys R Us” The idea of joy is everywhere in Catholicism, including many Church documents on spreading the faith, such as: Evangelii Gaudium:…