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Off the Shelf 2018-07-27T22:07:54+00:00

Pete Socks is a converted Catholic still learning the faith after 21 years. He continues to learn the riches of our Faith through books. The passion to read has led to his ministry as a book reviewer for leading Catholic publishers. You can find his reviews and author interviews at The Catholic Book Blogger on the Patheos Catholic portal (www.catholicbookblogger.com). Pete hopes to take what he finds between the covers of books and share insightful topics with the audience here at Breadbox Media on his show Off the Shelf. When not reading,  writing and podcasting Pete is the happily married father of five making a living as a freelancer in rural PA.

Off the Shelf with Pete Socks – Episode 86 with John Abatte

How can business and faith intertwine in a society that seems more focused om getting ahead then leaving a legacy of true meaning? John Abatte joins us this week to discuss just that. Learn how he built his own business while maintaining integrity and cultivating a deep Catholic faith. Business and faith can co-exist if we focus on what truly matters.

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Off the Shelf, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Off the Shelf with Pete Socks – Episode 85 at the CMN Tradeshow Part 2

This week we wrap up our onsite interviews from the Catholic marketing Network Tradeshow in Lancaster, PA with authors Virginia Lieto, Kimberly Cook, Maureen Cummings, Tony Agnesi, and Virginia Pillars.

By | August 10th, 2018|Categories: Off the Shelf, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Off the Shelf with Pete Socks – Episode 83 with Josh Miller

Every person has a purpose in life. Sometimes they get confused as to what that may be or mired down in what the secular tells them it SHOULD be. Join Josh Miller and I as we discuss how can help people found their God given talents, particularly youth today. Our future is the next generation and it is our profound duty to cultivate. Learn how on this week’s episode.

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: Off the Shelf, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Off the Shelf with Pete Socks – Episode 82 with Kaiser Johnson

Most people will say either they have a strong faith life or the have a strong fitness regimen, few say they have both. In his book Grit & Glory, Kaiser Johnson shows readers how to have BOTH. To assume we can separate the soul from the body and view them as two independent entities is a falsehood. Listen in as Kaiser and I discuss how both body and soul are intimately intertwined and how you can become more disciplined in virtue, prayer, and fitness.

By | July 20th, 2018|Categories: Off the Shelf, Uncategorized|0 Comments