Christopher Closeup Podcasts
Christopher Closeup encourages people of all ages and from all walks of life to use their God-given talents to make a positive difference in the world. The weekly half-hour series regularly introduces listeners to individuals - some famous, some not so famous - who are using their gifts, talents, and abilities to create a better world.
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David Archuleta & Tom O'Rourke
David Archuleta – The American Idol runner-up and award-winning recording artist discusses the inspiration behind his Christmas album, his efforts to help the less fortunate and why he thinks the challenges he’s faced have made him a better person.
Tom O'Rourke – The lead instructor of the Christopher Leadership Course shares an original Christmas story he wrote that looks at the Nativity from Joseph’s point-of-view.
Natalie MacMaster & Sandi Patty
Natalie MacMaster (Part 1) – The award-winning fiddler discusses her passion for music and her methods for integrating her faith into her daily life and work.
Sandi Patty (Part 2) – The singer discusses the blessings that adopting a child has brought to her and her husband’s life.
Sandi Patty & Donna Emens
Sandi Patty (Part 1) – The Grammy Award-winning singer discusses her lifelong battle with being overweight, and the physical and spiritual steps she took to lose 80 pounds.
Donna Emens – The Alabama resident shares the story of why she and her husband chose to adopt 21-year-old Haylee Cain - a young woman with cerebral palsy - and the joy that decision has brought to all their lives.
Vicki Peterson– the Programs Director for Act One in Hollywood discusses her mission to teach people who want to pursue screenwriting and production careers how to create quality stories while also staying grounded in their Christian faith.
Gary Sinise & Dr. Owen Phelps
Gary Sinise – The actor discusses his charitable efforts on behalf of the organization Operation Iraqi Children and reveals why he spends time visiting soldiers in U.S. military hospitals.
Dr. Owen Phelps (Part 1) – The author discusses his new book “The Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus.”
Dr. Owen Phelps
(Part 2) – The author shares proven faith-based leadership principles for the home and workplace.
Mary De Turris Poust
Mary De Turris Poust - the author of “Walking Together: Discovering the Catholic Tradition of Spiritual Friendship” discusses her own experiences with spiritual friendship and how it can exist between people of different faiths.