New “Theology On Tap” Podcast!


I’m very pleased to announce that the San Diego Diocese has just launched a podcast feed! From now on, the audio from the Theology On Tap sessions will be available on your desktop and mobile devices.

It is available on iTunes:


…and also on Google Play:


If you have difficulty subscribing with either of these, you can either search for the podcast in the respective stores, or manually add the feed to your podcast app:


If you have any problems with the podcast, please let me know in the comments below and I’ll do my best to sort them out!

Theology On Tap: Karen Reynolds (MP3)


May 2, 2017: Karen Reynolds @ St. Luke, El Cajon

Karen Reynolds is a missionary with a lifetime of faithful service to the Church. She currently serves Dirty Vagabond Ministries as the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Development. She is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus Christ with the lost and training/equipping missionaries.

A veteran of over 20 years of youth, college and young adult ministry, Karen started her career with Young Life serving as the Development Director of the Ohio Valley. Prior to her leadership with Dirty Vagabond, she was a diocesan and parish ministry director in Ventura CA, Denver CO, and Bermuda – to name a few.

Karen is a nationally recognized speaker, having witnessed to thousands over the past 15 years. In addition to being an avid reader and traveler, she has recently begun her plans to play drums in a rock band.

“Dirty Vagabond Ministries & Evangelization” (Download)


Theology On Tap: Steven Lewis (MP3)


April 25, 2017: Steven Lewis @ St. Luke, El Cajon

Steven (aka Steve the Missionary) is currently working as the Director for Young Adults and Evangelization in the Diocese of Oakland. Before taking a diocesan position he spent three years as a FOCUS missionary on campuses in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and California.

In addition, Steve is a vlogger for Patheos where he expresses his thoughts on various topics ranging from Easter to Jimi Hendrix.

“Evangelization” (Download)

As with the previous theology on tap session, the sound quality isn’t perfect. The recording of the next Theology On Tap speaker is much better as I managed to successfully hook into the microphone sound system itself.



Theology On Tap: Jackie Francois-Angel (MP3)


April 18, 2017: Jackie Francois-Angel @ St. Luke, El Cajon

Jackie is a full-time traveling speaker, singer/songwriter, and worship leader from Orange County, CA. In 2006, she became an artist with OCP/ with whom she has released two albums.

She has been involved in youth ministry since she graduated high school, and she now travels the globe speaking to young people about God’s love and leading worship for various events and ministries. In 2013, she married the love of her life, Bobby Angel, and they now have two adorable little girls.

“Gifts Of The Holy Spirit” (Download)

This was our first time in quite a while recording Theology On Tap audio. The audio quality will improve over subsequent recordings.


Theology on Tap: Vocation To Love

In this last Theology On Tap series we also heard a presentation from Peggy and Deacon Ralph Skiano, the Directors for Marriage and Family Life for the Diocese. Their talk was entitled “Vocation to love” and is available for download below:

Main Talk (Download)

Q&A (Download)

Theology On Tap: Quieting the noise

female walking in sand dunes touching marram grass. Image shot 2006. Exact date unknown.

The Theology On Tap series concluded with Lisa Hunt, with her talk “Quieting the noise to meet the God who longs for you!”:

Main Talk (Download)

Theology On Tap: The Cristeros

Christos Theology On Tap continues with Chris Check’s lecture on “The Cristeros and martyrs of the Mexican Revolution”:

Main Talk (Download)

Q&A (Download)

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