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Etiquette, manners, and beyond! Join Emmy® Award-winning journalist Nick Leighton and stand-up comic Leah Bonnema ("Late Show with Stephen Colbert"), the perfect odd couple, as they try to make the world a nicer, more polite place and offer up practical advice to help you smoothly glide through any situation. Please listen and subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)
 
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Dr. Leighton Flowers (Southern Baptist Provisionist) and Dr. Stephen Boyce (Reformed Calvinist) discuss soteriology in a round table format with Michael Lofton facilitating. They discuss can grace be resisted and whether Christ atoned for everyone or only the elect. ___________________________________________________________________ Disclaimer: Any…
 
EPISODE CONTENTS AMUSE-BOUCHE: American versus European fork usage A QUESTION OF ETIQUETTE: Email closings QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: Can I tell my boss I don't want the same Christmas gift as last year? What do you do if someone doesn't apologize for hitting you with a ball? Can I tell a friend I'm never going to read the book they gave me? VE…
 
Ana Sora is a private farm owned by second-generation coffee farmer Israel Degfa. He grew up immersed in various aspects of the coffee industry as his father was a mill manager and his mum sold coffee in the local bus station to commuters. The estate is located in the Guji Zone, due East of Yirgacheffe. It’s western neighbour is Uraga and to the Ea…
 
Ana Sora is a private farm owned by second-generation coffee farmer Israel Degfa. He grew up immersed in various aspects of the coffee industry as his father was a mill manager and his mum sold coffee in the local bus station to commuters. The estate is located in the Guji Zone, due East of Yirgacheffe. It’s western neighbour is Uraga and to the Ea…
 
#syriacchurch #orthodoxy #catholic Dr. Sebastian Brock – Dormition and Assumption of Mary in the Syriac Fathers Michael Lofton, William Albrecht, Elijah Yasi and Daniel Kakish interview Dr. Sebastian Brock, a Syriac scholar, on the position of the Syriac fathers on the assumption and the dormition of the Virgin Mary.…
 
Ryan Grant – St. Thomas More and the English Reformation Ryan Grant discusses the history of the English Reformation, the role St. Thomas More played and addresses other figures such as St. John Fisher and King Henry 8th. ___________________________________________________________________By Michael Lofton
 
QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: Is it rude to put your wedding guests in priority groups and tell them which group they're in? Is it OK to ghost if someone you don't know very well asks you for money? How do you deal with someone who leaves inappropriate comments on your Instagram posts? What do you do if a charity isn't giving you the information y…
 
Finca La Escondida is close to Lake Apanas near the city of Jinotega, which is the capital of the department of Jinotega in the north-central region of Nicaragua. The straight translation from Spanish to English of 'escondida' is ‘hidden’. The farm is called 'Escondida' because it's 'hidden' from the road by forest and trees, which makes it appear …
 
Finca La Escondida is close to Lake Apanas near the city of Jinotega, which is the capital of the department of Jinotega in the north-central region of Nicaragua. The straight translation from Spanish to English of 'escondida' is ‘hidden’. The farm is called 'Escondida' because it's 'hidden' from the road by forest and trees, which makes it appear …
 
#bible #scripture #genesis Commentary on the Book of Genesis (R&T Bible Commentary Series) Is Genesis part of History? Did the flood in Genesis really happen? Did Moses write the Pentateuch? Were the Nephilim fallen angels? These questions and many more will be explored with Luis Dizon in this first episode of the Reason & Theology commentary serie…
 
EPISODE CONTENTS AMUSE-BOUCHE: Wearing white after Labor Day A QUESTION OF ETIQUETTE: Apologizing QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: How do you tell someone not to answer their door in their underwear? Can you confront a friend who smudges glassware? Is it rude to ask for your pan back? VENT OR REPENT: Mask-wearing in stores, Sending things with glitte…
 
Cerro Azul is one of the Mierisch family’s newer coffee projects in Honduras. The name 'Mierisch' might sound familiar; they have brought us Limoncillo, Escondida, San Jose and Mama Mina, to name just a few of their amazing farms. The Mierisch family have been growing coffee for four generations, going on five, in Nicaragua. They have achieved grea…
 
Cerro Azul is one of the Mierisch family’s newer coffee projects in Honduras. The name 'Mierisch' might sound familiar; they have brought us Limoncillo, Escondida, San Jose and Mama Mina, to name just a few of their amazing farms. The Mierisch family have been growing coffee for four generations, going on five, in Nicaragua. They have achieved grea…
 
Debate: What is the Fate of UNBAPTIZED INFANTS? Where do unbaptized babies go when they die? Do they go to heaven or hell? Is it unjust if God sends an infant to hell? What does the Catholic Church teach on the fate of unbaptized infants? Do Eastern Orthodox believe they go to hell? These questions are debated between Michael Lofton (Catholic) and …
 
QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: When there's a meal train for a new mom, is it OK for her to make last-minute changes? Is it OK to write in cursive if people have trouble reading it? How can I get more people to learn hiking trail etiquette? Is it OK to include your business card or Instagram handle in correspondence? Should we teach our nieces and …
 
A desire to experiment is one of the big reasons that I love buying from Finca El Limon; we have been getting coffee from them since we were introduced by our mutual friend Raul Rodas (2012 World Barista Champion) seven years ago, and they're still impressing me! The experimentation is thanks to the motivation of Guadalupe Alberto Reyes (known as B…
 
A desire to experiment is one of the big reasons that I love buying from Finca El Limon; we have been getting coffee from them since we were introduced by our mutual friend Raul Rodas (2012 World Barista Champion) seven years ago, and they're still impressing me! The experimentation is thanks to the motivation of Guadalupe Alberto Reyes (known as B…
 
What is the standard for Christian modesty? Is the Virgin Mary the standard of femininity? Is there a connection between chapel veils and the Tabernacle. What do you say to secular women to challenge them to be more modest? Why does the Latin Mass make people feel the need to dress more modestly? These questions, and more, will be answered by Stefa…
 
EPISODE CONTENTS AMUSE-BOUCHE: Answering the telephone A QUESTION OF ETIQUETTE: Cutting in line QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: Is it OK to tell restaurants it's your birthday? What's the best way to handle selling items online? How do you respond to rude customer service? VENT OR REPENT: Unsafe drivers, Selling things online CORDIALS OF KINDNESS: B…
 
The story of Hasbean and Finca Limoncillo is a long and exciting one - we've been working together for 13 years now! A bakers' dozen of coffee harvests shared between Matagalpa and Stafford make us very happy customers. I've been telling the story of this relationship for many years now and I don't intend to stop any time soon because it's such a b…
 
The story of Hasbean and Finca Limoncillo is a long and exciting one - we've been working together for 13 years now! A bakers' dozen of coffee harvests shared between Matagalpa and Stafford make us very happy customers. I've been telling the story of this relationship for many years now and I don't intend to stop any time soon because it's such a b…
 
Dr. Michael Brown on Evangelizing Jews and the Afterlife in the Old Testament. Should Jews convert to Christianity? Does the Old Testament teach there is an afterlife? Were the Jews to be witnesses to the nations? These questions, and more, will be addressed by Dr. Michael Brown. https://reasonandtheologycom.files.wordpress.com/2020/08/dr.-michael-…
 
QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: What do you do if you don't want to carpool with someone? How to handle a friend who goes overboard with gifts? When buying a home, do you have to give closing gifts to your real estate agent or the seller? How should you go about meeting the new neighbors? What's the best way to follow-up with someone who is ignoring…
 
Dr. James White on Cameron Bertuzzi’s, Catholicism and Galatians 1 and live chat questions. In this video Michael Lofton discusses Dr. James White’s comments on Cameron Bertuzzi and his leaning to Cathlicism. He spends a significant amount of time discussing Roman Catholicism and whether it falls under the anathema of Galatians 1. He addresses St. …
 
Did Trent Exclude the Possibility of Textual Criticism? (with Michael Lofton) Michael Lofton addresses the question of whether the Council of Trent excluded the possibility of doing textual criticism on the basis of its acceptance of the Vulgate. Live chat questions are also taken and questions on textual criticism, apologetic styles, and Eastern C…
 
We've been working with Carlos and his family since way back in 2013 and this is a cracking example of the sort of long-term relationship that we are proud of developing with our producing partners. If you read through our Coffee Archive (and my rather excellent book Coffeeography) you can see just how far we've come together since our initial meet…
 
We've been working with Carlos and his family since way back in 2013 and this is a cracking example of the sort of long-term relationship that we are proud of developing with our producing partners. If you read through our Coffee Archive (and my rather excellent book Coffeeography) you can see just how far we've come together since our initial meet…
 
#metaphysics #catholic #scientificmethod Dr. Nicholas DiDonato – Science and Metaphysics. Is Theology still the queen of sciences? Does science disprove theology, religion or metaphysics? Has science made Aristotle outdated? What are the presuppositions behind the scientific method? Does science depend on philosophy? These questions, and many more,…
 
EPISODE CONTENTS AMUSE-BOUCHE: How to insert a card into an envelope A QUESTION OF ETIQUETTE: Borrowing things from friends QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: Are you allowed to bring your own bell to a restaurant? At what point can you eat the olive in your martini? How to handle sharing internet with a neighbor? VENT OR REPENT: Scratching CDs, Slammi…
 
A desire to experiment is one of the big reasons that I love buying from Finca El Limon; we have been getting coffee from them since we were introduced by our mutual friend Raul Rodas (2012 World Barista Champion) seven years ago, and they're still impressing me! The experimentation is thanks to the motivation of Guadalupe Alberto Reyes (known as B…
 
A desire to experiment is one of the big reasons that I love buying from Finca El Limon; we have been getting coffee from them since we were introduced by our mutual friend Raul Rodas (2012 World Barista Champion) seven years ago, and they're still impressing me! The experimentation is thanks to the motivation of Guadalupe Alberto Reyes (known as B…
 
William Albrecht Responds to Dr. James White on Mary. Did the church fathers teach the immaculate conception? Did John Chrysostom teach the immaculate conception? Do Catholics distort the Scriptures to make them fit their dogma? Does the original Greek of the New Testament contradict the immaculate conception? These questions, and more, are answere…
 
QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: Can you reply to a voicemail with a text message? What do you do about a mother-in-law who refuses to accept you haven't taken your husband's last name? What snacks do you have to offer your guests? Are you allowed to ignore a host's instructions about what gifts to buy for a baby shower? How do you make a graceful ex…
 
The Burka Coffee Estate is located on the outskirts of Arusha National Park, on the leeward side of Mount Meru and was founded in 1899 by German settlers just outside the town of Arusha in northern Tanzania. It's 80 kilometres west of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Situated close to the Kenyan border, this north-westerly region of Tanzan…
 
The Burka Coffee Estate is located on the outskirts of Arusha National Park, on the leeward side of Mount Meru and was founded in 1899 by German settlers just outside the town of Arusha in northern Tanzania. It's 80 kilometres west of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Situated close to the Kenyan border, this north-westerly region of Tanzan…
 
EPISODE CONTENTS AMUSE-BOUCHE: Eating corn on the cob A QUESTION OF ETIQUETTE: Asking people how old they are QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: Can you stop inviting someone who never responds to RSVPs? What to do about a relative who doesn't want to fix something they broke? Should you stop someone who is about to repeat a story you've heard before? …
 
We've seen some excitingly varied coffees from Ethiopia, but as varied as they are they've often come from a pretty small region - Yirgacheffe and Sidamo in the south. The coffees produced there are fantastic and one of the three major growing areas (along with Harrar in the East and Ghimbi in the West), but we were really excited to try this coffe…
 
QUESTIONS FROM THE WILDERNESS: Is it rude to slide into someone's DMs? Is it OK to ask about the cost of a "market price" or a daily special item at a restaurant? Would it be rude to leave a coworker's dirty dishes on their desk if they don't wash them? How can I make sure a gift I sent was actually received? At the gate of my gated community, is i…
 
#theology #islam #quran Michael Lofton and Dr. Shabir Ally discuss the transmission of the text of the Quran and explore if it is reliable. William Albrecht serves as the facilitator. https://reasonandtheologycom.files.wordpress.com/2020/07/discussion-on-the-transmission-of-the-quran-with-dr.-shabir-ally.mp3…
 
#islam #apologetics #catholic Michael Lofton, William Albrecht and Erick Ybarra discuss The Companion Qu’rans in the Islamic tradition and the impact they have on the reliability of the transmission of the Qu’ran today. Rev. Dr. Christiaan Kappes is the Academic Dean of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Byzantine Catholic Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA. He also …
 
This is our fifth year buying from the folks at Finca Carmela. The 3-hectare farm is owned by Allan Oviedo Rodriguez and his family, along with the neighbouring Finca La Cumbre, and the Don Joel micromill which services the processing needs of both farms (along with occasional small lots for their neighbours when there's space as they've got a good…
 
This is our fifth year buying from the folks at Finca Carmela. The 3-hectare farm is owned by Allan Oviedo Rodriguez and his family, along with the neighbouring Finca La Cumbre, and the Don Joel micromill which services the processing needs of both farms (along with occasional small lots for their neighbours when there's space as they've got a good…
 
#sspx #theology #catholic Michael Lofton has a discussion with Fr. David Sherry (SSPX Superior of Canada) on various topics including the status of the SSPX, partial communion in pre-conciliar teachings, Vatican II, Pachamama, religious liberty and more. https://reasonandtheologycom.files.wordpress.com/2020/07/discussion-with-fr.-david-sherry-sspx.…
 
Michael Lofton, Erick Ybarra and William Albrecht interview His Excellency Bishop Athanasius Schneider on Faithfulness to Christ in a Time of Crisis. Bishop Athanasius (Anton) Schneider is the author of two books: Dominus Est – It is the Lord!, and Propter Sanctam Ecclesiam Suam. He was born of German parents on 7 April 1961 in Tokmok, Kirghiz SSR …
 
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