The Lila Rose Podcast explores questions about relationships, work, health, identity, purpose, and faith, with political and cultural commentary.
E76: He Witnessed the October 7th Massacre
WARNING: Listener Discretion Advised. Distressing themes.
While the war between Israel and Hamas is still underway, I sit down with an emergency responder who was on the ground in Israel during the October 7th invasion. Tomer Peretz, a native Israeli and LA-based artist, shares a detailed account of his experience volunteering with Zaka to recover the bodies of the victims of the massacre, immediately after the deadly attacks. He also provides his unique perspective of the Israel/Gaza War, discussing some of the misconceptions that Westerners may have about the conflict.
E75: What Paris Hilton and Chrissy Teigen Get Wrong About Motherhood
Today I give my thoughts on some recent happenings in pop culture surrounding motherhood: Paris Hilton’s choice to have her children via surrogacy out of fear and convenience and Chrissy Teigen’s ignorant promotion of the idea that having an abortion is the same as having a miscarriage.
E74: From Porn Star to Pastor, the Transformation of Joshua Broome
Do porn stars enjoy what they do? Is there hope for porn stars to experience a life of restoration? Today I sit down with Joshua Broome, pastor and speaker, as he shares his tragic and redemptive story of transformation from being a top porn star to becoming a dynamic pastor.
E73: Why Boys Are Struggling and How to Help Them with Dr. Leonard Sax
Testosterone levels have plummeted and video game and porn addictions are rising. Meanwhile, boys are struggling in schools academically vs girls. Why is this? How do we change this?
As boys are bombarded with many factors leading to the suppression of their transition into manhood, I talk with Dr. Leonard Sax, PhD, who, in his book Boys Adrift, identifies 5 major factors that contribute to this “growing epidemic of unmotivated boys and underachieving young men.” We also explore the practical ways we can solve the crisis facing boys.
E72: How to Pray, Especially When It’s Hard
Every relationship needs cultivating. Prayer is the key way we cultivate our most essential relationship: our relationship with God. Today I share why it can be difficult for us to pray, my personal experience with prayer, and 6 core tips to develop your relationship with God through forming a habit of prayer.
E71: Your Emotions Matter
Today I talk with Julie Mennano, a seasoned expert in the field of couples therapy, to explore the ways that attachment styles impact your closest relationships, and how to navigate emotions during conflict with your loved ones. We explore topics like how to connect with your frustrated spouse, how to approach your child during a tantrum, and what to do when your partner doesn’t want to seek emotional help.
Thought provoking podcast
Thank you Lila and your team for a great podcast. Your guests have been great, Joshua Broomes interview was particularly powerful. I pray this podcast can reach many souls to encourage us on the journey to sainthood as our eyes open to the challenges yet greater joys that lie ahead 🙏🏽
Lila is so well articulated and smart. I love her and all she's doing to save the world. She's the celebrity in my life and 100% agree with everything she has to say. Keep forging the way, Lila, for your reward in heaven will be great.
Although I am not catholic, Lila’s podcasts contain so much helpful information and content. I respect her very much.