June 2007

Join Steve & Janet Ray in San Antonio Texas

June 19, 2007

Steve will be speaking three times and answering lots of questions at the Municipal Auditorium in San Antonio Texas. Other speakers include Michael Cumbie, the Donut Man, Tony Melendez who was born without arms and will perform on the guitar with his feet. Also Jewish convert Chris Aubert, singing group Radix and many others. If [...]

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Monday Radio Shows

June 17, 2007

The shows went well. You can listen to the Catholic Answers Live show here. I answered these questions: 1) I am planning to convert to the Catholic Church; how do I tell my wife?2) Why do Catholics pay so much attention to Mary and the saints? They distract from Christ.3) What do Catholics teach about dispensations and the 1,000 year [...]

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Sex Abuse by Protestant Clergy

June 17, 2007

More Sexual Offense in Protestant Churches than Catholic 260 reports of abuse yearly in Protestant churches SEX SCANDALS | Long-sought number surfaces BY ROSE FRENCH June 15, 2007 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The three companies that insure the majority of Protestant churches in America say they typically receive upward of 260 reports each year of young [...]

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Israel Sensitive To Christian Pilgrims – Good!

June 15, 2007

Foundation Advises Israel on Religious Etiquette TEL AVIV, Israel, JUNE 15, 2007 (Zenit.org).- Israeli Airport Security and the Ministry of Tourism have asked a private foundation to educate their personnel on the various religious practices of visitors arriving to the country. The Pave the Way Foundation, dedicated to peacemaking through enhancing relations between religions with [...]

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Light at the End of the Edit Bay

June 14, 2007

We have two more days of work on this trip. We have gotten a lot done — we've put the rough cut together. We've chosen all the art, created the maps, inserted background and travel footage  and started reviewing the music. We got the last catchup shots and filmed "Behind the Scenes" in the set that [...]

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Rick from Iraq: Gravy and Grace

June 12, 2007

Rick is currently serving with our troops in Iraq. He was kind enough to take time to send us his conversion story. His mom was Catholic; his dad was Baptist. He was raised Episcopalian as a compromise. Now he is solidly and vocally Catholic. What a great guy with an interesting story. Click here to [...]

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Two Women in the News

June 12, 2007

1) After a day in jail, Paris Hilton says she has found God — she is now spiritual and won't act dumb any more. Hum. I hope so, but . . . hum.   For Karl Keating's witty comments on Hilton, click here. 2) I also want to go on record predicting that Hillary Clinton will be [...]

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Can’t Believe She’s Fifty!

June 11, 2007

Janet Lee Sklenar moved to Michigan with her family in 1972 when she was a pretty fifteen year old. I met her on the first day of school that year. Thirty one years ago I married that beautiful blond who was then nineteen years old. When she said "I do" I cried all the way [...]

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Working in the Edit Bay – Video Clips

June 10, 2007

Janet and I are working with Joe Reynolds at his studio in Mesa Arizona. Yeah, it's hot out here – usually over 100 degrees. But we are inside the dark recesses of Skyline Video, Edit Bay #1 putting together our next documentary in the Footprints of God DVD series. This project is the "Apostolic Fathers: Handing [...]

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Internet Bible Study Tools

June 9, 2007

Thanks to Jason Hull, a visitor to my websites, we have these two new Bible Study resource sites to recommend. St. Charles Borromeo Church's Bible Study website is here and it ties in to the Liturgical Year. The Agape Bible Study website provides tools and links for Bible Study. Also, for loads of pictures and [...]

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Refused – Return to Sender!

June 7, 2007

The other day we received an envelop with RUDY on the front. On the back it said, "Your personal bumper sticker to promote Rudy Giuliani for President!" I grabbed the nearest black magic marker and wrote boldly on the front "Refused! Return to Sender!" On the back of the envelop I wrote "We will never support [...]

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Contradicting the Stupid Brazilian Model

June 7, 2007

Brazilian soccer star: I married as a virgin Milan, Jun. 7, 2007 (www.CWNews.com) – A Brazilian soccer star has contradicted a public statement by supermodel Gisele Bundchen, announcing that he and his wife were virgins when they married. In an interview for the Italian edition of Vanity Fair, the soccer idol known by the single [...]

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Bible Riddle

June 6, 2007

What Am I? Many gave so I could rise.I was almighty in their eyes.Many died when I was crushed.They were forced to drink my dust.

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Interview with New Evangelical Convert

June 5, 2007

I just received this announcement from Mark Brumley, President of Ignatius Press. I encourage everyone to read this fabulous interview with the brilliant and very notable convert to the Catholic Church. Francis Beckwith, a noted Evangelical scholar and until recently the President of the Evangelical Theological Society, explains his return to the Catholic Church (he [...]

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Letter to a Church of Christ Minister

June 3, 2007

Why did Farrell convert to the Catholic Church? He explains it in this letter to a "Church of Christ" minister. Read the letter here.

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Post-production for Apostolic Fathers

June 3, 2007

Janet and I are in Prescott Arizona for the post-production of our next documentary "Apostolic Fathers: Handing on the Faith." We begin in the mountains with me on the yellow beast. Please pray for us as this is a huge and daunting project. For the next two weeks we will spend six days a week, [...]

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