30 episodes

EDIFY means to enlighten, encourage and uplift individuals intellectually, morally or spiritually. That's exactly what EDIFY Speakers do as they discuss ideas about how to best live out one's faith in public.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 68 Ratings

EDIFY means to enlighten, encourage and uplift individuals intellectually, morally or spiritually. That's exactly what EDIFY Speakers do as they discuss ideas about how to best live out one's faith in public.

    Jeff Cavins: Faith, First Dates, and the Christmas Bowling Ball

    Jeff Cavins: Faith, First Dates, and the Christmas Bowling Ball

    What do first dates, incense, and KISS all have in common? Listen to Jeff Cavins’ conversion story on this episode of The EDIFY Podcast.

    EP029: Jeff Cavins

    In this episode of The EDIFY Podcast, Mary sat down with her long-time friend Jeff Cavins about the surprising success of the Bible in a Year Podcast, the difference between Catholic and Protestant Bibles, and what Jeff’s favorite book of the Bible is and why. Also, hear Jeff’s story about how he came back to the faith and he and his wife’s funny first date.


    You can listen to Jeff’s podcast, The Jeff Cavins Show, by clicking here.

    Have you watched Jeff’s EDIFY video? Watch it by clicking here. 

    • 27 min
    Pornography: Helping Women Heal from Addiction

    Pornography: Helping Women Heal from Addiction

    EP028: Rachael Killackey

    In this episode of The EDIFY Podcast, Mary sits down with Rachael Killackey, founder and director of Magdala Ministries - a powerful resource for women struggling with pronography and sexual addiction. Rachael offers incredible wisdom and testimony to her struggles and vocation. Rachael also answers questions like: How does pornography affect men and women in different ways? Does their path to healing follow the same model? How does so-called purity culture actually harm women and how should these intimate topics be discussed in the Church?


    Learn more from Magdala Ministries by clicking here. 


    If you haven’t seen Rachael’s EDIFY video, please watch it at EDIFY.us. 


    Please click here for more biographical information on Rachael.

    • 17 min
    The Unintended Costs of Abortion

    The Unintended Costs of Abortion

    Why are pregnant mothers dying at much higher rates in the United States compared to other developed countries? Dr. Monqiue Chireau Wubbenhorst, an OB/GYN, has the answers.

    EP027: Dr. Monique Chireau Wubbenhorst


    In this episode of The EDIFY Podcast, Dr. Monique Chireau Wubbenhorst tackles the data and debates surrounding maternal mortality rates in the United States. As an OB/GYN, Dr. Wubbenhorst also discusses some of the unintended consequences of abortion and the dangers she sees with the growing advocacy for abortion-by-mail. This podcast is a must-listen as our states start to debate these issues.


    If you haven’t seen Dr. Wubbenhorst’s EDIFY video, you can watch it at edify.us.
    Please click here for more biographical information on Dr. Wubbenhorst.

    • 24 min
    Is Public Education Redeemable?

    Is Public Education Redeemable?

    As we prepare to send our kids back to school this fall, Theresa Farnan discusses the state of public education in America.


    EP026: Theresa Farnan
    In this episode of The EDIFY Podcast, Theresa Farnan discusses the current state of public education in the United States. What are both the historic and modern goals of the public education establishment? What can parents do to stand up for their kids and their family values? Is public education redeemable at this point?
     
    If you haven’t seen Theresa’s EDIFY video, please watch it at edify.us. 
    Please click here for more biographical information on Theresa.

    • 15 min
    Exclusive: Pro-Life Leader in California

    Exclusive: Pro-Life Leader in California

    Does the pro-life movement have a chance in deep blue states like California? Listening to this episode will truly give you hope.


    EP025: Theresa Brennan


    In this episode of The EDIFY Podcast, Mary sits down with Theresa Brennan, the director of the Right to Life League in California and a strong advocate for pro-life legislation. Mary and Theresa discuss abortion tourism, how abortion has opened the doors to increased gender clinics and sex trafficking, and the degradation of informed consent. What pro-abortion bills are being pushed through the legislative process and what are the pro-life bills we actually need in post-Roe America? Also, hear a short history of the grassroots pro-life movement in California. 


    This conversation will truly give you hope for the future of the pro-life movement - even in a state often cast aside as hopeless.

    • 22 min
    A Doctor Responds to Pro-Choice Myths

    A Doctor Responds to Pro-Choice Myths

    There’s been some well-coordinated myths circulating, so we asked a doctor to straighten things out.

    EP024: Dr. Christina Francis
    Since Roe v. Wade was overturned, we are seeing so many pro-abortion activists arguing that treating ectopic pregnancies will no longer be allowed. This is false. 
    In this episode of The EDIFY Podcast, Dr. Christina Francis, chair of board of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, sits down with Mary to answer questions surrounding pre-natal care, ectopic pregnancies, miscarriages, and other fetal abnormalities.
    Listen and share this episode so you and your friends can confidently defend the right to life.
    Please click here for more biographical information on Dr. Francis.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
68 Ratings

68 Ratings

Yahoo/Gmail user ,

Love the podcast but….

Sometimes your hosts will talk at the same time as your guests, which makes listening to the podcast challenging at times. otherwise, I absolutely love this podcast. Keep up the great work!

KanDeb3 ,

Christmas podcast

How nice to hear this wonderful season being described in such uplifting terms for all aspects of society to understand its specialness.

Gammy 1 ,

Truth Wins

Finally….a resource for thinking with truth and clarity in an ever-confusing world. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

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