Shane Kapler

Shane Kapler is the author of Through, With, and In Him: The Prayer Life of Jesus and How to Make It Our Own and The God Who is Love: Explaining Christianity From Its Center.  He can be found online at www.explainingchristianity.com

Shane Kapler

Did ‘The Office’ REALLY Say That About In Vitro Fertilization?

One of the great perks of having Netflix is being able to revisit The Office. Now there was true “must see t.v.” What fan of The Office doesn’t love Michael Scott? He has a heart of gold but is completely clueless as to the inappropriateness of his comments or how the world truly functions. My biggest …

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“Why are you afraid?” Addressing Our Fear of Persecution

[from ShaneKapler.com] Jesus and the Apostles were out at sea. Jesus was catching up on some well-deserved sleep when a violent storm hit, so violent that the boat began taking on water. Jesus kept right on sleeping – until the Apostles woke him, screaming, “Don’t you care that we are perishing?” Jesus rose, “rebuked” the …

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What is the Perspicuity of Scripture-And is it Even Scriptural?

Revisited some of my roots this morning at a local non-denominational church.  Praise and worship was a blast.  Even though I hadn’t sung these particular songs before, they were very easy to learn; and I felt a great peace praising God along with everyone.  What made it especially good was being able to pray alongside …

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Book Review-“The Drama of Salvation” by Jimmy Akin

I use the word “definitive” quite sparingly, but it is absolutely fitting when applied to Jimmy Akin’s The Drama of Salvation: How God Rescues You From Your Sins and Brings You to Eternal Life (Catholic Answers Press, 2015). I first learned of this book when, I kid you not, I had just finished footnoting Akin’s The Salvation Controversy (2001) …

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God Loves a Mobile Home

Sometime back I caught my buddy Peggy Bowes on Relevant Radio, fielding questions about her book, The Rosary Workout.  One of the callers was concerned that Peggy’s combining of the Rosary with walking and running was irreverent. This caller felt that that the Rosary should be prayed while one was stationary – stilled both interiorly and …

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