Jen Said What?!


When we hear the first commandment -- "thou shalt not have strange gods before Me" -- many of us feel like we're okay on that one. We don't acknowledge deities other than Christ, so we're fine, right? Elizabeth Scalia points out that most of us violate this commandment all the time without even realizing it. She and Jennifer talk about the surprising things we can turn into gods that we value above all else, and Elizabeth shares some very unique advice for casting the idols out of your own life.

Direct download: 2015-01-29-elizabeth-scalia.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT


Jennifer Fulwiler talks to Heather Gardner while Heather is at the March for Life in Washington, DC. With the crowd noises of 500,000 joyful marchers in the background, Heather discusses her experience reaching out to women at abortion clinics. She also tells amazing stories of abortion clinic workers leaving their jobs and joining the pro-life movement, and offers tips for talking to pro-choice friends and family members about the pro-life cause.

Direct download: 2015-01-22-heather-gardner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:35pm CDT


Jennifer Fulwiler has a lively discussion with author Emily Stimpson about the Catholic understanding of food. Emily shares fascinating insights about how we should see food as a sign of God's love, beginning with the sign of the Eucharist, and how secular culture has become obsessed with "food porn." Emily opens up about her battle with anorexia, and she and Jen talk about how developing a Catholic understanding of food and the human body helped them both accept themselves as women.

Direct download: 2015-01-15-emily-stimpson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:51pm CDT

Jennifer Fulwiler talks with West Coast Walk for Life co-founder and Ignatius Press marketing manager Eva Muntean, who shares her insights about going where God calls you, even when it's scary. Eva also tells the riveting story of her family's escape from Communist Hungary, during which her parents had to hide Eva and her siblings in the trunk of a car in order to get across the border. It's a fascinating discussion you won't want to miss!

Direct download: 2014-01-08-eva-muntean.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT