Derya Little2019-08-16T07:03:12-05:00

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!

#18 On Art, TLM and conversions with Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis, aka Baritus Catholic, talks about his many conversions, the place of art in his life and the life of the church and why he enjoys the Traditional Latin Mass. Chris is the artist behind the Live a Little logo and The Beginner’s Guide to the Latin Mass. Make sure to follow him on Instagram to see more of his amazing work.

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By |August 30th, 2019|Categories: Live a Little, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#17 From Islam, through New Age, to Christ with Linda

Linda grew up in the Middle East where she learned about Islam. After her father’s death, she moved to Canada where she learned about New Age practices. Yet, Christ found her in the darkness and changed her life.

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By |August 15th, 2019|Categories: Live a Little, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#15 Immigration: A Catholic Perspective, with Dr. Alan Fimister

Dr. Fimister and I, two immigrants to the US, talk about the shaky ground that is the immigration conversation.

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By |July 18th, 2019|Categories: Live a Little, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#14 Understanding Evangelicals with Keith A. Little

Keith Albert Little’s journey from non-denominational Protestantism to Catholic Church helps us understand how to reach our separated brethren. We talk about the importance of being willing to talk about the Faith, the centrality of the Eucharist and much more.


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By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Live a Little, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#13 Socialism and Islam

What do socialism and Islam have in common? They are both willing sacrifice the unit for the whole. Individualism, on the other hand, puts the unit above the whole. Only, the Church offers the true solution.

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By |June 20th, 2019|Categories: Live a Little, Uncategorized|0 Comments