Derya Little 2019-01-27T08:24:07-04:00

Born and raised in Muslim Turkey, Derya Little rejected her family’s Islamic faith and became an atheist after her parents’ divorce. During her stormy adolescence, she tried to convince a Christian missionary that there is no God but was converted to Christ instead.

While attending a Turkish university and serving as a Christian youth minister, Derya began to compare the teachings of Protestantism and Catholicism, and during her doctoral studies in England, she entered the Catholic Church.

Little has an MA in History and a PhD in Politics. She has written articles for academic journals, Catholic World Report, Crisis Magazine, National Catholic Register and other Catholic publications.  Her conversion story, From Islam to Christ, is published by Ignatius Press.

How can we come alive in this dead culture? How can we share the Faith with Muslims and atheists? How can we talk to lukewarm Catholics, agnostics and anyone in between?
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Let’s “Live a Little” and bring the lost to life together!

#12 Psychological or Spiritual? with Courtney Minerd, PhD

Psychologist Courtney Minerd talks about depression, anxiety, how to find a good therapist, and the complementarity of mind, body and soul. This is an episode for both clergy and laity so that we can support each other better.
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#11 Evangelizing the Youth with Annie Sarlo

Annie Sarlo, youth and campus minister, shares how to reach the youth. She talks about the necessity of simplicity and reverence in youth ministry, in addition to being willing to give up our time to become mentors.

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#10 Online Dating

Many people meet their spouses online. The Lord brought hubby and I together using CatholicMatch. In this episode, I share my own experience and what I learned, even though I wasn’t open to the idea at first.

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#9 Fr. Anthony on Being a Priest in the Middle East

Priests in predominantly Muslim countries face different challenges and opportunities. Fr. Anthony shares his experiences as a young priest in different Middle Eastern countries.

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#8 Patrick Sullivan on Godly Tornadoes, Fasting, and Sharing the Faith

The Lord found Patrick inside a tornado and turned his life around. Now, he travels around the continent to share God’s unlikely love for us and how we can become better at living the Faith. In this episode, he talks about his own conversion and how we can reach others in our lives.

You can learn more about him at Evango: “Through his weekly articles, videos, livestreams and inspiring messages, Patrick encourages thousands of Christians around the world to know, love and live the Faith.”

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