Is <title>Another Step Forward by Ralph MacKenzie

Another Step Forward

A Sidebar in J. I. Packer’s “A Small Step of Faith”

by Ralph E. MacKenzie

On April 12, 1997, a Catholic-Protestant dialogue was held at Moody Coliseum, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. I was invited to be a participant on three radio interviews prior to the main event discussing issues separating Roman Catholics and evangelical Protestants. My radio partner was Fr. Mitch Pacwa, a friend and one of the few orthodox Jesuit priests in the United States.

We were first on KLIF (Talk Radio). The host was Kevin McCarthy—raised Protestant and now espousing Judaism. Next we were on KERA, the Dallas affiliate of National Public Radio. The host Glenn Mitchell focused on why such dialogues are helpful. We also touched on some of our . . .