On the Search for the Spiritual

Just Whatever

Don talks to Matt Nelson about his book “Just Whatever: How to Help the Spiritually Indifferent Find Beliefs that Really Matter

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How to Deal with that “Forever Empty” Feeling

October 10, 2015 In the first broadcast on the Immaculate Heart Radio Network, Don talks to former atheist professor Holly Ordway about how she became Catholic and discusses why even the most successful people struggle with emptiness in...

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Almost Here

At long last, the end is in sight! Convinced is nearing the end of post production and we will have an official release date by mid-July. Stay tuned!

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A Call to Real Life and True Love

The Don Johnson Show 2-14-14 Don and Brandon discuss the shallowness of contemporary life and how the "hook-up culture" is missing out, not only on love, but even on sex. Don quotes from Dwight Longenecker's new book The Romance of...

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Why the Super Bowl is America’s Biggest Religious Event

The Don Johnson Show 1-17-14 Don and Brandon talk about how we celebrate the Super Bowl, why it has become the biggest party of the year in the United States, and what that tells us about being human. Along the way they discuss the nature of liturgical practices and...

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Terrorism and the Search for Meaning

The Don Johnson Show, 4-29-13 Don discusses the idea that the Boston Marathon bombers may have been motivated to become Islamists because it provided their life some meaning. He analyzes the various ways people respond to the void we all feel in our hearts. Some links...

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Death, Taxes, and the Unexamined Life

Benjamin Franklin famously said that nothing in the world can be said to be certain except death and taxes. As April 15th quickly approaches, I assume most of us have recently put at least some thought into the subject of taxes. However, how much have you pondered...

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What Keeps People from Asking the Big Questions of Life?

Do you think much about the big questions of life? Do you spend much time considering why we are here or what has gone wrong with the world? Have you examined various answers to possible solutions to that problem or wondered how we should live as a result? Do you have...

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